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Wendy Knutson (Wilson)

Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys) and <private> Wilson-Rutherford (Rovell)
Sister of Carnie Wilson

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About Wendy Wilson

Wendy Wilson (born October 16, 1969; Los Angeles, California) is an American singer and member of the pop singing trio Wilson Phillips. She is the daughter of Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson and his first wife Marilyn, who was a member of girl group The Honeys; and she is the younger sister of Carnie Wilson.

Wilson co-founded Wilson Phillips with Carnie and childhood friend Chynna Phillips when they were in their teens. Wilson Phillips released two albums in 1990 and 1992 before splitting up. Wendy and Carnie released a Christmas album together in 1993 and an album called The Wilsons in 1997 with their formerly estranged father, Brian. In 2004, Wendy reunited with Carnie and Phillips for a third Wilson Phillips album entitled California.

Wilson married record producer/sound engineer Daniel Knutson on May 24, 2002 in the rose garden of The Ritz-Carlton in Marina Del Rey, and they have four sons: Leo Evan (b. September 14, 2003), Beau (b. September 29, 2004), and twins, Will and Jesse (b. August 17, 2007).

In February 2008, Wilson appeared in an episode[ of the American reality TV program, Supernanny. Her sister Carnie and her niece Lola Bonfiglio also made an appearance in the episode. In April 2008 Wilson appeared in an episode of the Tyra Banks show, Amazing Moms.

On January 7, 2010, Wilson appeared with her sisters, their mother Marilyn, and their husbands on a special edition of The Newlywed Game.

Musical career

1990: Wilson Phillips - Wilson Phillips

1991: Wilson Phillips - Two Rooms (Elton John tribute album): song "Daniel"

1992: Wilson Phillips - Shadows and Light

1993: Wendy & Carnie Wilson - Hey Santa!

1993: Wendy Wilson VA "Home" (Children's songs): her song "Jennifer"

1997: The Wilsons - The Wilsons

1998: Wilson Phillips - The Best of Wilson Phillips

1998: Wendy & Carnie Wilson in Various Artists Love Shouldn't Hurt

2000: Wilson Phillips - Greatest Hits (Capitol Records)

2002: Wendy & Carnie Wilson in Al Jardine Family and Friends - Live in Las Vegas

2004: Wilson Phillips - California

2005: Wilson Phillips - The Best of Wilson Phillips (same as 1998 release)

2007: Wendy & Carnie Wilson VA A Song for My Father : song "Warmth Of The Sun"

2007: Wendy Wilson - Wendy Dance Album

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