James Daniel Sundquist is the son of the late American guitarist and singer-songwriter Jimmy Hendrix. His father is considered one of the most influential electric guitarists of the 20th century. Jimi is also regarded as one of the most outstanding instrumentalists ever in rock music history.
Despite being the son of a famous singer, few of us know about James. He has not shared many details about his life. However, there are many who want to know more about Jimi’s son, including his early life, age and family history.
In addition, rumors are circulating that James had taken pills to change his sex. So, is it true? If you want to know the answer to this question, stay with us until the end to find out all about James Daniel Sundquist, the son of Jimi Hendrix.
James Daniel Sundquist is a native of Stockholm; Facts about his early life and age
James Daniel Sundquist was born in Stockholm, Sweden October 5, 1969. He is the son of Jimi Hendrix and Eve Sunquist. The famous son is 53 years old as of 2023 and his zodiac sign is Libra.
Talking about his ethnicity, James is from mixed race, his father is African American and his mother is Swedish. He is the grandson of James Allen Hendrix and Lucille Jetter.
On the other hand, his father Jimi Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix On November 27, 1942in Seattle, Washington, USA
A little about his mother Eva Sundquist
Eva Sundquist was probably born in 1950 in Sweden. She is 72 years old. Eva likes to keep her personal life under control and has not shared many details about her life. She has only been in the spotlight because she was the ex-girlfriend of the late American musician and singer Jimi Hendrix.
James never met his father Jimi Hendrix
The famous son never got a chance to meet his father. James’ father lost his life a year after the birth of his son September 18, 1970. He was in London with his girlfriend at the time Monica Danneman. The duo had a nice day, talking until 7am and sleeping.
However, when Dannemann awoke at 11 a.m., she found the signer breathing, but unconscious and unresponsive. So she contacted an ambulance and he was taken to St Mary Abbots Hospital where he was pronounced dead September 18, 1970.
Likewise, the autopsy report shows that he died of asphyxia from choking on his vomit while intoxicated with barbiturates. When asked about the drug, Monika later revealed that Hendrix had taken nine of her prescribed sleeping tablets, eighteen times the recommended dosage.
Siblings: He has a half-sister
James Daniel Sundquist has an older half-sister named Tamika Hendrix (Tamika Carpenter). She was born on February 11, 1967in Minneapolis to Jimi Hendrix and Diana Carpenter. Despite their relationship as siblings, the two have never been close to each other.
Career details of James Daniel Sundquist
As we said before, James is a private person who does not like to talk openly about his personal and professional affairs. So it is pretty much unclear what he does for a living as there is little to no information about his career.
That said, multiple sources have claimed that the musician’s son is following in his father’s footsteps. According to them, Hendrix Jr. a Swedish singer.
When and where did James Daniel’s parents meet? Facts about their relationship
Jimi and Eve reportedly Met for the first time in a tram. Jimi and his band The experience had traveled to Stockholm sometime in 1968. They instantly bonded and even indulged in a romantic relationship. But after a short moment, Jimi returned to the United States and could not be with James’ mother.
However, a year later, in January 1969, Jimi returned to Stockholm where he met her for the second time and nine months later, Eva gave birth to her only son with the musician James in October 1969.
James Daniel Sundquist Relationship Status
The famous son is not that open when he talks about his life let alone his love life. Like his career, his romantic life is also a mystery to the outside world. However, he is 53 years old, so we can assume that he is married and living a happy life with his family.
But this assumption cannot be supported until and unless James himself comes forward to talk about his current relationship status. Let’s hope he lives a healthy and happy life.
James Daniel filed a lawsuit against his grandfather Al Hendrix
In 1994, the then 24-year-old filed a lawsuit against his grandfather Al Hendrix after he was declared legal by Swedish courts in 1975 as the son of the late musician Jimi Hendrix. Al Hendrix, a retired Seattle gardener, inherited both mastered and unmastered tapes, song copyrights, and estates worth more than $400,000.
James alleged that Al along with multiple lawyers and lawyers hid his identity in order to be the rightful heir to his father’s wealth. But Al’s lawyers denied the allegations, saying: “[Al] Hendrix did not participate in a conspiracy to defraud anyone, and Hendrix Jr.’s claims are submitted too late.”
Daniel said he is not mad at his grandfather who he met when he was about 7 years old and again when he visited Seattle saying:
“I’m not mad at Al. I just feel like I’ve been treated unfairly. I want people to know I’m not a fake.”
Likewise, to show the world that he is the son of the legendary singer and the rightful heir to his fortune, James was even willing to take a DNA test. But the test required the exhumation of Jimi’s deceased body. So, in response, Daniel said:
“It’s a terrible thought, but if it’s the only way to find out what’s right or wrong, then it can’t be avoided.”
However, James did not inherit the fortune and Al won the lawsuit and control of his late son’s wealth. Finally, after Al Hendrix died in 2002, ownership reportedly shifted to Al’s adopted stepdaughter Johnny Hendrix. She was nine years old when Jimi died.
James Daniel Sundquist changed his gender at the age of thirty-two: now known as Nicole Hendrix
According to an article published in 2010. Jimi’s son started taking pills who helped him to change his sex. Sources claim that James had always felt like a woman in a man’s body and now bears the name Nicole Hendrix.
Even his mother Eva Sundquist admits to the claims and says he realized it a few years ago and when he consulted his doctor they prescribed him the pills and he has been taking them ever since.
However, the decision James had made now Nicole was not without consequences, as the subject of gender reassignment was considered taboo in Sweden at the time. So while explaining the situation, his mother said:
“It’s very difficult for him. Most of Europe is very liberal. But here in Sweden, such behavior is still a
taboo subject. He’s been pretty depressed lately.”
Be that as it may, we hope that James, aka Nicole Hendrix, lives a happy life wherever she is.
James Daniel Sundquist net worth
James has not revealed much about what he does for a living so there is no actual information regarding his net worth. However, some tabloids have stated that he is worth around $100,000.
On the other hand, his father Jimi Hendrix was estimated to have a total net worth of $400,000 at the time of his death. He made his fortune from his career as a musician.