Veronica Tetzlaff Biography

Veronica Tetzlaff is the wife of John Deacon. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Veronica Tetzlaff
Quick Facts

Nationality: British

Famous: British Women

Born in: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Famous as: John Deacon's Wife


Spouse/Ex-: John Deacon (m. 1975)

children: Cameron Deacon, Joshua Deacon, Laura Deacon, Luke Deacon, Michael Deacon, Robert Deacon

City: Sheffield, England

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education: Maria Assumpta Teacher Training College

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Veronica Tetzlaff is the wife of John Deacon, former bass guitarist of the legendary rock band 'Queen.' They met for the first time when Veronica was pursuing a teacher’s training course in Kensington. After dating for a few years, they got married in 1975. Veronica was pregnant at the time of the wedding. Their first child was born a few months after the wedding. Veronica and John have five more children. Veronica is a true Catholic. She is a strict follower of the Carmelite path of Catholics. She possesses a simple and humble personality. She has lived a low-key life to date. She prefers to stay away from the media spotlight. However, she has supported John throughout his career.

Veronica Tetzlaff
Birth & Education
  • Veronica was born in Sheffield, a city in the English county of South Yorkshire. She is of Polish ancestry. Veronica attended the 'Maria Assumpta Teacher Training College' in Kensington. Following the training, she started working as a nanny.
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Married Life
  • Veronica met John for the first time at a disco at the 'Maria Assumpta College' in 1971. They eventually began dating each other. After a few years of courtship, Veronica and John tied the knot. They got married on January 18, 1975, a day after the release of the 'Queen’ single ‘No I’m Here,’ at a Carmelite church on Kensington Church Street. Veronica was already 2 months pregnant then. Nigel Bullen, John’s former co-member of the Leicestershire band 'The Opposition,' was the “best man” at the wedding.
  • Veronica and John welcomed their first child, Robert, on July 18, 1975. On February 3, 1978, their second child, Michael, was born. Their third child, Laura, was born on June 25, 1979. Their fourth and fifth children were named Joshua and Luke, respectively. Veronica’s last child, Cameron, was born on November 7, 1993.
  • The family now lives in Putney, South West London.
Personal Life
  • Veronica is a devout Catholic. Her family was associated with the Catholic religious order known as the Carmelites, named after Mount Carmel, a coastal mountain range in northern Israel. Veronica is a strict follower of the orthodox branch of the Carmelite faith, which has had a huge impact on her lifestyle.
  • According to Nigel’s wife, Ruth, Veronica has a soothing personality. She is calm but firm in her beliefs. Veronica does not wear any makeup and prefers wearing plain clothes. Despite being the wife of a celebrity musician, Veronica’s lifestyle is far from the glitz and the glamor of the entertainment industry.

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