Stevie Nicks’ success as a musician went hand in hand with romance from the very starting. Within the Seventies, she fashioned a duo referred to as Buckingham Nicks with former boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham, and the pair would ultimately go on to hitch Fleetwood Mac. 

Between 1975 and 2003, Nicks and Fleetwood Mac would put out eight albums. In her subsequent solo profession, she’d even be prolific, releasing eight albums of her very personal between 1981 and 2014. Behind the scenes of a wildly profitable musical profession, Stevie had one exceptionally temporary marriage, and a few high-profile romances with fellow musicians.

Forward of her efficiency throughout the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame Induction Ceremony, airing January 1 on ABC, right here’s every little thing to know concerning the hitmaker’s marriage and romances.

Lindsey Buckingham

The 75-year-old songstress was famously linked to her bandmate Lindsey, now 74, from 1966-1977. In response to the Los Angeles Times, they met as highschool seniors in Palo Alto, they usually each belonged to a pupil band referred to as Fritz. Lindsey requested Stevie to hitch up, and ultimately, after the band broke up, they fell right into a romantic relationship. “I’m unsure we’d have even develop into a pair if it wasn’t for us leaving that band. It sort of pushed us collectively,” she as soon as mentioned, per Stephen Davis’ biography on the singer, “Gold Mud Lady.”

They moved to Los Angeles within the Seventies and fashioned Buckingham Nicks, their folk-rock duo. Sadly, it wasn’t the incarnation that will work for them, and their success was solely restricted to a single album that merely didn’t carry out.

Within the mid-70s, destiny would deal with them higher. The couple joined Fleetwood Mac with Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Christine McVie, and magic was made.  They in the end went their separate methods in 1977, nevertheless it wasn’t at all times simple to proceed performing collectively. They often “shot eye daggers at one another,” per the L.A. Times in 2020, whereas performing to massive crowds.

Stevie as soon as opened up concerning the relationship and why Lindsey noticed her as completely different from different romantic pursuits. “In Lindsey’s thoughts, all the opposite girls that got here after me have been all going after wealthy rock-and-roll star Lindsey,” she recalled to Rolling Stone. “No one was wanting into the center I had seemed into. No one was seeing the man earlier than he was well-known. We knew one another earlier than. That’s what makes us distinctive to one another.”

The duo reunited in pictures for the memorial of late bandmate Christine McVie in January of 2023.

Mick Fleetwood

Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood
Stevie and Mick Fleetwood in 1996. (Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock)

On the heels of the cut up, Stevie launched into a short romance with bandmate Mick in 1978. Sadly, nevertheless, Mick was nonetheless married to Jenny Boyd on the time. In response to Vulture, she later referred to the connection as “The loopy unintentional affair.”

She defined, “By no means shoulda occurred. And we knew it from the start … If there’s something I realized from that relationship, it was, ‘Don’t go after different girls’s husbands,’ as a result of it by no means works out,” she continued. “You’re by no means gonna be the lady when you break up a wedding. You’re simply the home-wrecker.”

Don Henley

Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
Stevie and Don seem in 2019. (Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock)

Stevie subsequent launched into a romance with Eagles drummer Don Henley, now 73. In 1979, Stevie turned pregnant by the vocalist and drummer. Stevie admitted as a lot throughout a 2014 interview with Billboard when requested about Don’s assertion that Fleetwood Mac’s 1979 track “Sara” was written by Stevie about their unborn baby.

“Had I married Don and had that child, and had she been a lady, I might have named her Sara,” she mentioned. “However there was one other lady in my life named Sara, who shortly after that turned Mick’s spouse, Sara Fleetwood.” In response to her Wikipedia web page, she terminated the being pregnant.

“My mission possibly wasn’t to be a mother and a spouse; possibly my specific mission was to put in writing songs to make mothers and wives really feel higher,” she informed ABC Downtown in 2001.

Robin Anderson

Stevie married Kim Anderson, the husband of her greatest good friend Robin Anderson, three months after Robin Died of leukemia in 1983. Two days earlier than Robin’s dying, she’d given beginning to her son with Kim, and Stevie felt she wanted to lift the kid.

“I went loopy, completely loopy when Robin died,” she divulged to Lady’s Personal again in 1990. “The one factor I may consider to do was attempt to take the load off Kim by marrying him and serving to elevate their son. I feel in her coronary heart Robin knew I might go after Kim. I had identified her for 20 years and him for 5, and I felt this child belonged to me nearly as a lot because it did to them.”

Nonetheless, it didn’t take lengthy for her to understand it was the incorrect factor for each of them, they usually cut up after solely three months of marriage.  “I used to be decided to care for [Robin’s] child, so I mentioned to Kim, ‘I don’t know, I assume we must always simply get married.’” she said of the doomed union. “And so we obtained married three months after she died, and it was a horrible, horrible mistake. We didn’t get married as a result of we have been in love, we obtained married as a result of we have been grieving and it was the one means that we may really feel like we have been doing something.”

Stevie stays near her stepson Matthew after reuniting with him throughout his teenagers, and based on Vulture, she put him via school.

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