Lorraine Martin Smothers Bio | Wiki
Lorraine Martin Smothers is a well-known American Cookbook author and the wife of veteran journalist Chris Wallace. Chris Wallace is a former Fox News news anchor. Chris Wallace’s show at Fox moderated the first of three presidential debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden on September 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Age
Lorraine Martin Smothers was born on April 8, 1959, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. Lorraine is 62 years old.
Loraine Martin Smothers Height
Martin Smothers stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Lorraine Martin Smothers Family
Smothers was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and given the birth name of Lorraine Marcelle Martin.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Husband
Lorraine is married to her husband Chris Wallace since 1997. Wallace is a veteran American journalist, television presenter, and author who recently was working for Fox News as the news anchor of the Fox News Sunday program. This was also Wallace’s second marriage as he had been previously married to Elizabeth Farrell in 1973 with whom he had four children.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Children
Smothers is a mother of six adult children. Smothers had two children from her first marriage to Dick Smothers; Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers. She is also the stepmother of her husband’s four children from his previous marriage: Peter, Megan, Andrew, and Catherine. The family resides in Washington in a 3-bed, 5-bath, 4,809 sq ft house that was built in 1929.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Dick Smothers | First Husband
She was first married at 27 to Dick Smothers who was then 47. This was Smothers’ husband second marriage as he had been married to Linda Smothers. Dick is an American comedian, actor, composer, and musician. Lorraine and Dick got married on September 9, 1986, in McLean, Virginia, with the Chicago Tribune referring to Lorraine as a “Washington socialite”. During her marriage to Dick, she raised the show horses in Virginia.
Coincidentally, Dick’s ex-wife Linda Smothers died the same day as his wedding after being involved in a car accident in San Diego. However, the family of Linda did not inform Dick of her passing until the next day after his wedding. Together, Dick and Lorraine begot two children before they divorced.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Chris Wallace | 2020 Presidential Debate Moderator
As aforementioned, Wallace is an accomplished journalist who is set to moderate the first 2020 Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden. The event will be held at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29, 2020.
The topics to be discussed in the debate, chosen by Wallace himself, will discuss almost every aspect like Trump’s and Biden’s records, especially tax records. On the table also, there will be the recent Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Covid-19 response, racial protests, and the economy among others including the election’s integrity.
However, according to Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., co-chair, The Commission on Presidential Debates, Wallace will not be tasked with fact-checking the candidates in real-time. Therefore, fact-checking may be left to political commentators after the debate.
The second debate will be moderated by C-SPAN’s Steve Scully while the third and final debate will be moderated by NBC’s Kristen Welker. Susan Page will moderate the vice-presidential debate between vice president Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on October 7, 2020.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Books
When Smothers married Chris Wallace in 1997, dinner became a huge event owing to their big family. Chris had four children from his first marriage and Lorraine had two. Even though Lorraine was not interested in cooking prior to her marriage to Chris, it became a necessity since she had a family to feed. This inspired her to learn new recipes to spruce up the dinner table. Lorraine learned how to make a huge variety of soups and meals which she eventually published into best-selling cookbooks.
Mr. Sunday’s Soups – 2010
Mr. Sunday’s Saturday Night Chicken – 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Sunday’s Suppers – 2015
Lorraine Martin Smothers Net Worth
Lorraine has an estimated net worth of $2 million From her illustrious career as an author, she has been able to accumulate a decent fortune. Her cookbooks quickly became Amazon best-sellers.