With the exception of a couple of personalities, photographers are not exactly known as popular names in mainstream audiences. Their names are only mostly known to professional partners in show business. One of the names that defy that trait is Kristen Messer, or Kristen Buckingham as she is mostly known, and she gets a significant assist through her marriage to Lindsey Buckingham, one of the guitarists of the rock group, Fleetwood Mac.
Kristen Buckingham has been married to the guitarist for over nineteen years, and they have been blessed not just with a happy life of companionship and love, but also children.
As a photographer, Kristen Buckingham is a successful woman in her own right and has a portfolio that would leave several mouths ajar. We cover a lot about Kristen Buckingham and her relationship with the Fleetwood Mac guitarist below. Read on to learn more.
Kristen Buckingham’s Biography
Kristen Buckingham was born Kristen Messner on the 28th of February, 1970 to parents whose identities remain unknown. She was born in Los Angeles, and her mother is believed to have been a model, through which she got her introduction to show business.
She grew up in a middle-class family that saw her go through the various stages of development with relative comfort, from high school to college level. Kristen grew up with a desire to become a photographer and she dedicated her adult life to learning the craft, including taking classes in photography in Los Angeles.
At the completion of her training period, Kristen Buckingham began her professional career as a photographer and has recorded a host of achievements.
Photographers are often known to work with modeling agencies and Kristen Buckingham has worked with several modeling firms across the United States. She has also expanded her portfolio to interior design, under which she owns and runs a design company, La Cienega Design Center, which is based in Los Angeles.
As an interior designer, her work and herself have graced a number of magazines such as Elle Décor, Traditional Home and a couple of others.
Kristen Buckingham’s career also includes ownership of a furniture and lighting design money, KB Bespoke and she also owns a blog, Chrush, where she shares her thoughts about design, ideas, that range from her personal opinions on social issues to her creative designs.
Her husband, Lindsey Buckingham, on the other hand, is known for his work with the band, Fleetwood Mac, which he joined in 1975. He has also had an extensive solo career that has seen him release over ten albums, along with several singles.
Kristen Buckingham’s nuclear family started with Lindsey Buckingham. We do not know how exactly they met, but after Lindsey had famously ended his relationship with Stevie Nicks, Kristen and Lindsey began their relationship.
The road to courtship for the couple wasn’t a smooth journey, especially as Kristen was wary of dating a Rockstar, but eventually, she took the plunge and after an extended period of being together, they got married in 2000 in the presence of friends and family.
Their marriage has witnessed the arrival of two children, two daughters, Leelee and Stella who were born in the year 2000 and 2004. Their first child, William, was born before they got married in 1998.
Since Kristen Buckingham and her husband became one, they have remained one. They live in their home in Los Angeles, California.
Other Facts About Lindsey Buckingham’s Wife
Kristen Buckingham is a beautiful woman who has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and a bodyweight of 60 kg. She also has body shape defining measurements of 34, 26 and 35 inches for her bust, waist and hip sizes respectively. Additionally, she has hazel colored eyes and blonde hair.
Her husband, Lindsey Buckingham, had an emergency open-heart surgery in February 2019. The surgery was predicated on complaints of severe chest pain suffered by the guitarist. It was a successful surgery and he has been recuperating ever since.
Kristen Buckingham’s husband has been portrayed on Saturday Night Live by the comic actor, Bill Hader.
Kristen, whose career has lasted decades as a photographer and a designer, is believed to be worth a couple of millions, accrued over the course of her career, unfortunately, the specifics are unknown. Her husband, Lindsey, on the other hand, has a known net worth of $80 million earned through album sales and concert tours.