Jacqueline Ray

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Model and Actress (1952)
Thu Apr 16 2020
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Quick Timeline Of Jacqueline Ray

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Ex-husband : Tom Selleck
Jacqueline Ray Married To Tom Selleck In 1971 And Divorced In 192

A former actress and model, Jacqueline Ray, has played numerous roles in both movies and television shows such as Magnum P.I. (1967), In A Flint (1980), and Beyond the World (1981). In addition to modeling and acting, she is best known as the first wife of Tom Selleck, the famous actor and film producer.

Jacqueline Mary Ray was born in Burbank, California USA, on 17 July 1952. So far, she holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity.  Further, there is not known about her early days but she spent most of her childhood in California.

Tom Selleck's First Wife, Jacqueline Ray 

The former model Ray and Tom Selleck first met on the Magnum P.I set, where Selleck was the lead character, Thomas Magnum, a private investigator. Their romance then blossomed, and the couple started dating.

Tom Selleck's first wife is Jacqueline Ray 
Image: Jacqueline Ray was married to an actor Tom Selleck from 1971 to 1982
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Then the Hollywood couple tied the knot on May 15, 1971, at an intimate ceremony. But their marriage did not last long, as they eventually split together after 11 years without disclosing the 1982 reason.

After the divorce, Tom took Kevin who ended up following the stepdad's footsteps to become an actor. However, when Tom adopted Kevin, he changed his name to Kevin Selleck. Moreover, Kevin is married to his wife, Anabella Selleck.

Ray's First and Second Marriage

Beyond the Universe's actress's first marriage was with her first boyfriend, Shepard, with whom she shares one son named Kevin Selleck, born in 1966. However, there is also no detail about their wedding date and divorce.

After getting a divorce from her second husband, Jacqueline Mary married for the third time Clarence Barry Witmer on March 21, 1992. The shares one daughter named Umeko Ray. But later they parted their ways.

Tom Selleck with his current wife, Jillie and a daughter, Hannah
Photo: Tom Selleck with his current wife, Jillie, and a daughter, Hannah 
Source: Country Living Magazine

On the other hand, Magnum, P.I.’s television actor got hitched with his second wife, Jillie Mack on August 7, 1987. He and Jillie share one daughter named Hannah Margaret Selleck, born on December 16, 1988.

The actress Jessica Knappett is also in a blissful marital relationship with her husband Dan Crane

Currently Serves an 18-years Prison

In late 2014, Jacqueline came into a scandal after she was charged by police for hiring a hit-man to kill her son-in-law, Leon Bauchum. Tom's ex-wife paid a man Luis Barker, a total of $12,000, to kill her daughter's partner.

Tom's ex wife, Jacqueline Ray currently Serves an 18-years Prison after killing her son-in-law, Leon Bauchum
Caption: Jacqueline Ray's daughter Umeko Ray and son in law Leon Bauchum at their wedding day
Source: DailyMail

After the murder trial, she was jailed to 18 years in prison where Barker was charged with 29 years in jail. The actress claimed that her daughter Umeko was so scared of the lives because Leon was abusing not only her daughter but also her grandkids. 

And the former model clarified she was only trying to save her daughter from enduring and physical violence. The 76--year-old actress, Ray, still in jail as of now and will be released after 12 years.

How much Is Jacqueline Ray's Net Worth?

Jacqueline is definitely a good actress and model of all time. Thus, during her early career, she received a large sum of money staying active in the TV industry for a long period of time. Her exact net worth is not known, however, some sources estimate it to be about $5 million.

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Meanwhile, her former husband, Tom Selleck, has a whopping $45 million net worth as of early 2021. In a career that lasted more than three decades, he earned his amount through his various acting roles in television and films.

Born as Thomas William Selleck makes earnings of $200,000 per episode now allegedly. He also emerged with a substantial portion for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy in the famous show, Magnum, P.I. In 1985, at the height of his tenure on Magnum P.I., he won $500,000 per episode;

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