Tana Mundkowsky is the wife of Brandon Flowers, the lead vocalist of The Killers, the Las Vegas-based rock band. As for their married life, the couple has been leading a wonderful marital relationship for several years now. In the meantime, let’s also find out if the duo does have any kids or not?
Besides, what does Brandon Flowers’ wife Tana do at present? She previously worked as a retail manager. Once, Mundkowsky was also a school teacher.
Aside from all that, here we have lots of hidden facts to talk about Tana including her struggle with complex PTSD, her love for knitting, and more. Let’s begin!
Tana Was Born In The Same Year As Her Husband: Her Childhood and Family
As we mentioned in the heading that Tana (aka Tana Flowers) and her husband Brandon were born in the same year 1981. While her exact date of birth is still missing, her hubby celebrates his birthday on 21st June.
Besides, Mundkowsky also has a brother named Torey Mundkosky, a photographer. For her ethnicity, she is Caucasian and belongs to Ameican nationality.
Tana’s Professional Career
For the past couple of years, Tana has kept her professional details to herself. But, in the past, she did a number of jobs. She previously worked for Betsey Johnson, an American designer.
Moreover, Mundkowsky was also a retail manager at Urban Outfitters, a trendy clothing store in her husband’s hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada. After working for a long time at the store, she snagged the job as a teacher at a local school.
In addition, she is passionate about knitting, who has mentioned herself on her Instagram bio like, “I knit with passion.”
What happened to Brandon Flowers’ wife Tana?
As we have explained earlier that Brandon’s wife has been diagnosed with complex PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). She even wrote on her Instagram bio “Trying to be more open about CPTSD.”
Back in 2019, her hubby opened up with Q magazine that his wife went through several horrific experiences in her life.
Speaking to the magazine, the rock star said in the same interview that he once had to skip one of his solo concerts in August 2015 because of his wife’s frequent suicidal thoughts.
“I cancelled that tour, because she got to a point – this is really hard for me to even say the words – but she was having suicidal thoughts. That was as bad as it got.”
In Sept 2017, The Killers singer released the song titled ‘Some Kind of Love,’ dedicating to his wife. He said Rolling Stone about the song,
“Over the last few years, it has become a big part of our life. The end of the song is me and my boys singing, ‘I can’t do this alone/We need you at home/There’s so much to see/And we know that you’re strong.’ It’s really emotional. I played that for her, and she just sobbed. But I’m proud of that one.”
She is also involved in Charity Works
Over the years, the PTSD fighter has been involved in numerous charitable projects. She once even fully shaved her head for the non-profit organization called St. Baldrick’s Foundation which helps to raise funds for children with cancer.
When did Tana meet her future husband Brandon Flowers?
The couple crossed their path for the first time in 2001 at a thrift store called Buffalo Exchange on Flamingo Road in Las Vegas, where Flowers happened to visit with his bandmate Dave to purchase some supplies for their first gig. He then noticed Tana who opted for a bootleg Joy Division t-shirt with Mickey Mouse on it and a pink trench coat.
As soon as the main vocalist of The Killer saw her, the singer thought the girl was too cool to hang out with. He recalled,
“She was cooler than me. I believe in fate. She’s perfect for me. I knew early on. She’s just different, creative, full of life.”
Soon after, they started talking to each other and their initial intro ended up in exchanging their phone numbers.
It took only a few days for the couple to go on their first date. Talking about their first encounter, tana said that her beau, “took me to an all-night record store and quizzed me on different artists – everything from Bowie to the Smiths and Leonard Cohen. I passed when I told him I had the import version of a Bowie album.”
Besides, both of them are also music lovers. Flowers learned that his wife is too pretty into music from the time they first met. He said that Tana played Tom Waits‘ song ‘Ruby’s Arms,’ while they were driving through Vegas. He said of the song,
“My wife and I bonded over this song when we first met.”
The song also made them cry.
Tana Mundkowsky and Brandon Flowers Wedding: Are They Still Married?
The loving duo who went through several ups and downs dated for about four years before they tied the knot on 2nd August 2005. Tana and her hubby exchanged their vows in “a small, intimate wedding” ceremony which was organized on the island of O’ahu in Hawaii.
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The Killers’ spokesperson said that the ceremony was attended by a few of their family and friends including his bandmates Dave, Mark, and Ronnie.
Later on, the newlywed duo shifted into their new house Henderson, 10 miles from the Las Vegas strip.
Tana is the Mother of Three Children
She shares three adorable children with her musician spouse. The two welcomed their first child, Ammon on 14th July 2007. Brandon Flowers’ wife gave birth to their second child, a son named Gunner on 28th July 2009. And their third son Henry was born on 9th March 2011.
What is Her Net Worth?
Tana’s net worth is $300,000 as of 2022. In the meantime, her hubby Brandon has an estimated fortune of $25 million. The main source of his income is his illustrious music career.
For their house, the long-time couple now resides in their new house in the Snowy Slopes of Park City, Utah.
Her Social Media Presence
Tana is active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 5k followers on her private Insta. On the other hand, her hubby has over 180k followers on his Instagram.