Singer John Mellencamp’s new mystery girlfriend has been revealed as millionaire Kristin Kehrberg.
The Hurts So Good singer, 71, and Kehrberg, 57, started dating earlier this year, but it wasn’t until August that the duo were spotted publicly together, People reports.
The pair were photographed snuggling close to each other outside of Mellencamp’s granddaughter Slate’s fashion show in Los Angeles.
Watch the video above.
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Kehrberg is reportedly the widow of longtime Madison Avenue advertising executive Richard “Dick” Tarlow, who died in May 2022 at the age of 81.
Kehrberg has worked as a producer, working alongside her then-husband as an executive producer on the set of 2017 rom-com The Wild Wedding starring Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart.
She’s also a mum of two sons.
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The revelation comes days after Mellencamp opened up about his new romance on the Club Random with Bill Maher podcast.
During the interview, the Small Town singer revealed he was happily dating someone that he met “unexpectedly” seven months ago.
“She’s a beautiful 57-year-old woman who just walked into my apartment in New York unexpectedly,” he explained.
“She was from France and was with a couple friends, she walked in, didn’t know I was going to be there, we met each other and then-” he interrupted himself with a click.
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Mellencamp went on to claim their relationship was smooth sailing, with Kehrberg “never” getting angry with him.
“It’s so hard to believe, I know. She has a really high threshold for tolerance,” he joked.
Mellencamp has previously dated 46-year-old real estate agent Natasha Barrett. the pair splitting in 2021, and actress Meg Ryan who he split with in 2014.
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Earlier this year Mellencamp reflected on his previous relationship with ex-girlfriend Meg Ryan.
“I’m a sh—y boyfriend”, the rock musician told Esquire, adding that Ryan is a “great girl”. “I love Meg Ryan. I went with her for 10 years. She doesn’t love me so much.”
Mellencamp and the When Harry Met Sally actress began dating back in 2010, and stayed together on-and-off for nearly a decade until the duo officially called it quits.
The singer has been married three times and has five children from his past marriages, including his daughter former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave.