Jennifer Odessa Nettles (born September 12, 1974) is an American country music singer-songwriter and actress. She is known primarily for her role as lead vocalist of the duo Sugarland alongside Kristian Bush. Before Sugarland’s inception, she also fronted Atlanta-based bands called Soul Miner’s Daughter and Jennifer Nettles Band. She also charted as a duet partner on the country version of rock band Bon Jovi’s 2006 single “Who Says You Can’t Go Home”, a Number One hit on the Billboard country charts.
Nettles was born and raised in the small town of Douglas, Georgia, graduating from Coffee High School. Nettles married Todd Van Sickle in 1998, but the couple divorced in 2007. On Saturday, November 26, 2011, Jennifer married her boyfriend of two years, Justin Miller, in a sunset ceremony at Blackberry Farms in East Tennessee. On June 18, 2012, Nettles and her husband announced they were expecting their first child in November.
Their son, Magnus Hamilton Miller, was born in December 2012. “We are so thankful for all the prayers and support and are excited to take some time together as a new family,” the couple said in a statement.