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Bio, & Personal Life of Chris Wallace’s Wife Lorraine Martin Smothers

Bio, & Personal Life of Chris Wallace’s Wife Lorraine Martin Smothers

Facts of Lorraine Martin Smothers

Full Name: Lorraine Martin Smothers
Birth Date: April 8, 1959
Age: 63 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Author
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aries
HusbandChris Wallace
MarriedChris Wallace (1977)
DivorceDick Smoothers (m.1986-1994)
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceAlexandria, Virginia
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
KidsSarah Smothers, Remick Smothers
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There are many celebrities who came to the media spotlight only after being the wife of famous stars.

Lorraine Martin Smothers is also one of them who came to the limelight as the wife of an American TV anchor as well as a political commentator, Chris Wallace.

How old is Lorraine Martin Smothers?

Lorraine Martin Smothers entered this world on April 8, 1959, in Alexandria, Virginia, the USA as Lorraine Marcelle Martin. As of 2022, her age is 62 years and her sun sign is Aries. Lorraine holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Similarly, she follows the Christianity religion.

Raised Horses when Lorraine was Married to Dick

Previously, Lorraine was married to Dick Smoothers who is an American actor and comedian. The couple married on 19 September 1986. The former couple was introduced when one of Dick’s friends invited Lorraine backstage at a concert.

Lorraine Martin Smothers with her first husband Dick in an award show
Lorraine Martin Caption: Smothers with her first husband Dick in an award show (Photo: GettyImages)

At that time she was 27 years & he was 47 years old but fell in love. After their marriage, she settled in her home state of Virginia with her first husband Dick. In the 1993 interview of Smothers with Morning Call, He told

“When I first saw Lorraine, I flashed on her and then pursued her. It’s easy enough for me to leave California because I’ve been on the road and in the air for 30 years. It wouldn’t be fair to put Lorraine in California where she had no friends, family or roots. It would be hard for her to live in California, surrounded by all those Californians.”

With her first husband, she raised the show horses. Also, he said with the reporter,

“In Virginia, it’s mandatory to be in love with a horse.”

From Lorraine’s relationship with Dick Smoothers, they shared two children whose names are Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers. But the couple got divorced on 30 May 1994.

Lorraine Married with Chris; Are They Still Together?

After divorce from her first husband Dick, she married Chris Wallace who is an American Tv anchor. The couple dated for 2 years then exchanged the wedding vows on October 4, 1997. Since then the couple is together.

Lorraine Martin Smothers with her husband Chris
Caption: Lorraine Martin Smothers with her husband Chris (Photo: Heavy)

From his first wife Elizabeth Farrell with whom he married in 1973. The former couple was blessed with four children. They are Peter Wallace, Andrew Wallace, Megan Wallace, and Catherine Wallace.

Three Best-Selling CookBooks of Lorraine Smothers

In 1997 after marrying Chris dinner became a larger event (Wallace had four children from his first marriage & she has 2 kids). Then she started a tradition of cooking soups because their children were between the ages of 9 and 12.

Lorraine Martin Smothers in a cooking show with her husband Chris
Caption: Lorraine Martin Smothers in a cooking show with her husband Chris (Photo: Heavy)

After learning to cook for their kids, she published her first cookbook, “Mr. Sunday’s Soups,” in December 2010. Also, she published the second book that was published in 2012, “Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken.” “Mr. and Mrs. Sunday’s Suppers” was published in 2015.

All of her books took three months to write. In the books, she features family photos & quickly became an Amazon best-seller.  Lorraine said she was “stunned” by the immediate success.

Title of a Book was Inspired By Her Husband

Lorraine is an author of a series of Mr. & Mrs. Sunday cookbooks. However, the title is a reference to the fact that her husband hosts Fox News Sunday. She did not spend much time in the kitchen growing up. After becoming a mother, her interest in cooking grew.

Lorraine Martin Smothers with her husband Chris in her cooking books
Caption: Lorraine Martin Smothers with her husband Chris in her cooking books (Photo: Heavy)

Besides that, she is famous for her support and contribution to her husband’s career. Due to this, she is regarded as a good wife and a loving mother.

Lorraine Martin Smothers Own a Home of Millions Worth

Lorraine with her husband Chris owns the large Washington, D.C. home. The house is only listed in the name of Lorraine M. Wallace according to Property records for Washington, D.C. It was originally built in 1929 & has nearly 5,000 square feet of living space on a 6,492 square foot lot.

Lorraine Martin Smothers & her husband Chris house
Caption: Lorraine Martin Smothers & her husband Chris house (Photo: Bigwig Digs)

Wallaces purchased the 4-bedroom house worth $1.1 million in 1997 according to sources. Also, the current value of the house is estimated at over $3.8 million after improvements in both lands & houses. In the year 2015, the couple purchased a property in Annapolis, Maryland.

What is the Net Worth of Lorraine Martin Smothers?

Despite being a celebrity wife, Lorraine is a successful person who enjoys a decent sum of earnings. Lorraine Martin Smothers has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022. Also, her husband Chris Wallace has an estimated net worth of $12 million. They are living a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way.

Lorraine Martin Smothers's husband taking interview of Donald Trump inside car
Caption: Lorraine Martin Smothers’s husband taking an interview of Donald Trump inside the car (Photo: Fox News)

Likewise, his annual salary for Chris is $4 million which he earns from his journalism career. In just 2 years’ time, he has increased his salary by $3 million and doubled his total net worth.

FAQs of Lorraine Martin Smothers

Who is Lorraine Martin Smothers?

Lorraine Martin Smothers is also one of them who came to the limelight as the wife of an American TV anchor as well as a political commentator, Chris Wallace.

Where was Lorraine Martin Smothers born?

Lorraine Martin Smothers entered this world on April 8, 1959, in Alexandria, Virginia, the USA as Lorraine Marcelle Martin.

What si the star sign of Lorraine Martin Smothers?

Her sun sign is Aries.