Shemane Nugent


Shemane Nugent has been actively involved in the fitness industry since 1980. She was appointed to the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Sports & named Detroit’s Most Physical Female. An AFAA certified instructor, Shemane has appeared in exercise videos and cable television shows sharing her passion for fitness and helping to inspire people on their paths to happier, healthier living. Recruited by Zumba and Curves, Shemane was instrumental in developing Zumba in the Circuit, an exciting new program that joins circuit training and Zumba Fitness!

You may have recognized this work-a-holic mom as the wife of rocker Ted Nugent. She has appeared on many television shows including Vh1’s Surviving Nugent, MTV Cribs, Entertainment Tonight, the Howard Stern radio show, Greta Van Susteren, Hannity & Colmes, Fox & Friends, the Donny Deutsch show and many regional radio shows. Shemane is an accomplished videographer who films, hosts, and produces the People's Choice award winning Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild on the Outdoor Channel, and was voted Fan Favorite Show host in 2008.

Mrs. Nugent is the author of "Married to a Rock Star", and a wild game cookbook she penned with her husband titled "Kill It and Grill It." With a Bachelors degree in radio/TV/Film, Shemane put her screenwriting skills to work in an upcoming film she is co-producing. "Cash 'n In" is a screenplay she wrote based on her son’s life. Shemane is also the founder of Freedom’s Angels, a non-profit organization benefiting our brave soldiers and enjoys conducting Zumba Master Classes to benefit charities.

To date, Shemane’s greatest accomplishment is simply being a mom to 23 year-old Rocco Nugent.