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Jacqueline Ray – Tom Selleck’s ex-wife, bio, career, net worth

Who is Jacqueline Ray?

Jacqueline Ray is a famous actress who has acted in several movies, and TV shows In Like Flint, Killings of Outpost Zeta, Magnum P. I, and so on.

She’s the ex-wife of Tom Selleck and the mother of Kevin Selleck.

Quick facts

Full nameJacqueline Mary Ray
BirthdateJuly 17, 1952
Age67 years
BirthplaceBurbank, California, USA
ProfessionModel and Actress
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Net worth$5 million
EthnicityNative American
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlue
Waist size24 inch
Bra size36 inch
Hip size36 inch

Jacqueline Ray childhood

Jacqueline was born on July 17th, 1952. She was born and raised in Burbanks of California, USA. She grew up in an American family. Her family follows Christianity. Her family was of white ethnicity.

Jackie Ray Selleck, December 1985

Jacqueline Ray was born under the sign of Cancer. She is currently 68 years old. It was during her teenage years that she knew that she wanted to be a model. She realized that she was beautiful, and was becoming popular in high school.

She started receiving compliments, and that pushed her to pursue a career in Hollywood.

Jacqueline Ray relationships

Since Jacqueline Ray was naturally pretty, there’s been no short of men in her life who were attracted to her like a moth is to the fire.

Even when it comes to marriage, she married thrice in her life.

Although she’s mostly known as Tom Selleck’s wife, her marriage to Tom Selleck was not the first. It might come off as a surprise but Kevin Selleck is not Tom Selleck’s biological son.

Before Tom, Jacqueline was married to whom she had a son Kevin.

She hasn’t disclosed the real name of the man or his whereabouts but looking at Kevin Selleck, he must be pretty good-looking.

The only thing known about the man who was married to Jacqueline Ray is that his last name is Shepard.

Jacqueline gave birth to their baby Kevin S. Shepard in the year 1966. They got divorced soon after that. She decided to raise her son by herself.

Jacqueline Ray’s husband Tom Selleck

Jacqueline came to the attention of mainstream media because of her marriage to Tom Selleck. Tom Selleck is an American actor and producer who came to Hollywood from Detroit of Michigan.

Tom was a famous name back then in the TV, and film industry.

He was known for the roles he performed, his mustache, and most importantly his Ferrari 308 GTS.

Tom began dating Jacqueline Ray in 1970. They fell in love and decided very early that they should get married.

The following year on May 15th, 1971, they married. It was Tom’s first marriage and Jacqueline’s second marriage.

Tom has a big heart, and he accepted all of Jacqueline as if it were his own.

He even adopted her son and gave her son his last name. From that day, Kevin Shepard came to be known as Kevin Selleck.

Jacqueline Ray and Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck has even served his time in the military. He was the Sergeant and fulfilled his duties as a soldier in the United States.

His career in movies started with smaller movies. Small college projects and dramas learned him recognition and soon he was a known face.

His breakthrough role was the lead role of Thomas Magnum in Magnum P.I.

Magnum P.I. is an American crime drama that ran for 8 seasons on the CBS television network. Jacqueline has also acted in the TV series.

Tom Selleck is known for several other projects other than Magnum P.I.

His other famous role is that of Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby.

He was also appreciated for playing the role of NYPP Commissioner Frank Reagen in Blue Blood. The series has been running since 2010.

He has several other notable roles under his belt like The Rockford Files, Mr. Basketball Lassiter, Las Vegas, and so on.

His role as Richard in the famous 90s sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S is still remembered. Richard was the love interest of Monica Geller played by Courtney Cox.

In his career, he has been awarded several awards and recognition. He has won two Golden Globe Awards, and three People Choice Award.

He has also won the Emmy Awards, the most recognized award for television, in the year 1985, and Golden Globe Award in the same year.

Tom and Jacqueline’s marriage couldn’t last long. They got divorced on August 10th, 1982.

Even though Kevin wasn’t his son, Tom wanted to be involved with his stepson even after the divorce. It shows that he bonded very well with his son while he was married to Jacqueline Ray.

After Jacqueline, Tom married Jillie Joan Mack on August 7th of the year 1987.

He has a daughter, Hannah from the second marriage. She was born on December 16th, 1988.

Jacqueline also married after her second divorce. She was married to a man named Clarence Barry Witmer in the year 1992.

Nobody knows if they’re still married.

Jacqueline Ray’s son Kevin Selleck

Jacqueline Ray raised her son by herself. When she was later married to actor Tom Selleck, Tom decided to adopt Kevin. Hence, Kevin turned from Kevin Shepard to Kevin Selleck.

Kevin is an actor and musician but he is yet to make a name. The work he got was mainly due to his parent’s network.

Kevin was interested in music from an early age. He is a fantastic drummer.

The band was called Tonic. Tonic is an American rock band. The band was formed by Emerson Hart and Jeff Russo in 1993. Emerson was the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the band while Jeff Russo was the backup vocalist and lead guitarist.

They added a few members later on which included Kevin Selleck as the drummer. Tonic was well known for its song Lemon Parade which was released in 1996. It got the band quite a lot of fame in the early stage of their career.

Unfortunately, he left the band due to his personal problems with the band. Kevin and the band member’s relationship went sour over the period of time.

After that, he also visited Ford Rehabilitation Center for Drug Addiction.

Kevin has also worked in movies and tv shows. His first break was in a TV show called Magnum, P.I.

Kevin appeared as a grandson in an episode in 1987. His stepfather Tom is the main lead of the show which could have been one of the reasons he was given the opportunity in the show.

He has also worked in a movie titled Scream. This movie was released in 1997. He wrote a soundtrack for the movie, Eyes of the Sand.

Kevin’s relationship with Jacqueline was fairly good. Kevin is married to Annabelle Selleck who is a designer.

Jacqueline Ray career

Jacqueline Ray’s career started in her teenage years. Being a naturally beautiful woman, she had no short of offers from magazines and modeling agencies.

She appeared in several covers of the magazine before she came to Los Angeles to pursue her career in Hollywood.

Jacqueline Ray with Tom Selleck

In 1967 she debuted in the movie In Like Flint. The movie was an action-comedy directed by Gordon Douglas.

In Like Flint is the story of a superspy named Derek Flint. In the movie, Jacqueline played the role of Denise.

She was also given roles in several other movies like the 1967 family adventure ‘The Gnome-mobile.” In that movie, she was given the role of a gnome maiden.

In 1973, she was in a comedy film titled, ‘ Fraiser, the sensuous Lion.”

Although she played a lot of roles in movies she didn’t play the lead role in any of those movies until 1980.

In, ‘Killings of Outpost Zeta’, she finally got the opportunity to play the first female lead.

In 1981, she was seen in a science fiction film ‘Beyond Universe’. But none of them were life-changing roles to her but appearing in Magnum P.I. which had Tom Selleck as the lead male role.

She appeared in two different roles in the series. First was a guest appearance in season one, it was during 1981 and nobody really noticed much about her.

She received fame when she appeared in the third season in a role. She was cast as Ms. Roebuck. The role gained her small fame and momentum to make something of herself in the industry.

She went on to do other roles in the latter days. In 1983, she played in CBS soap opera, ‘Dallas.”

There are several other roles she did in her career. One of the popular ones is her role as a dancer in the third season of Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom “Unfabulous.” This was during 2007.

Jacqueline Ray prison

There are a lot of rumors all over the internet that she’s serving jail time for trying to murder her son-in-law. But it is completely false.

The accused person is Jacqueline Rea and not the actress. Jacqueline Ray and Jacqueline Rea are two different people.

Jacqueline Ray net worth

Jacqueline has garnered all her net worth because of her work mainly in Hollywood. She might have received some amount from the divorce but still, most of her money comes from the movies.

She has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars. Her ex-husband has a net worth of 45 million dollars.