Lorraine Martin Smothers Bio | Wiki
Lorraine Martin Smothers is an American Cookbook author. She is best known as the wife of veteran journalist Chris Wallace. Lorraine’s husband works at Fox News as the news anchor of the Fox News Sunday program. Chris Wallace will moderate the first of three presidential debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Age
She was born on April 8, 1959, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. Lorraine is 61 years old.
Loraine Martin Smothers Height
She appears to be a woman of average stature. Lorraine’s height is estimated to be 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Lorraine Martin Smothers Family
Smothers is a native of Alexandria, Virginia, United States, and given the birth name of Lorraine Marcelle Martin. However, not much else is known about her parents or siblings. We shall update this section once we obtain more details.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Dick Smothers | First Husband
Smothers was first married at 27 to Dick Smothers who was then 47. This was her husband’s 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 Husband
Lorraine’s husband is Chris Wallace whom she married in 1997. Chris is a veteran American journalist, television presenter, and author currently working at Fox News as the news anchor of the Fox News Sunday program. This was also his second marriage as he had been previously married to Elizabeth Farrell in 1973 with whom he had four children.
Lorraine Martin Smothers Children
Lorraine the mother of six adult children. She had two children from her first marriage to Dick Smothers; Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers. Lorraine is also the stepmother of her husband’s four children from his previous marriage: Peter, Megan, Andrew, and Catherine. The couple lives in Washington in a 3-bed, 5-bath, 4,809 sq ft house that was built in 1929.
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 Lorraine 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
From her illustrious career as an author, Lorraine has been able to accumulate a decent fortune. Her cookbooks quickly became Amazon best-sellers. Lorraine’s estimated net worth is $2 million.