Quick Facts of Deborah Mays

  • Full NameDeborah Mays
  • NicknameDeborah
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceUnited States of America
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionFamily Member
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBlonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJoe Namath (m: 1984, d: 2000); Brian Novack (m:?, d:?)
  • Children2

Deborah Mays akaTatiana rose to stardom as a wife of a former football player, Joe Namath. The couple’s marriage lasted for more than a decade. Deborah is an actress who has appeared in the television series, The Greatest American Hero(1981).

She has two beautiful daughters from her marriage with Joe. If you are interested to know more about Deborah’s personal and professional life, then we suggest you read the whole article.

Relationship with Joe

Deborah and her former partner met each other while they were taking voice class in 1983. When they first got encountered, Mays was just 22 years old while Joe was 41. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in 1984 after dating quite some years. From their long marriage span, the duo was blessed with two children. The couple has two daughters, Jessica Grace Namath born in 1986, and Olivia Rose Namath born in 1991.

 Deborah Mays with her ex-husband
Deborah Mays with her ex-husband, Picture Source: Daily Mail

Before he met Deborah, Joe was a lifelong bachelor. Despite their age difference of 19 years, the pair were happy. In the early years of his marriage, though, the professional football player suffered from alcoholism. Mays had repeatedly threatened him to end their marriage. By 1987, Joe became sober but later started to drink after the divorce. Unfortunately, their marriage lasted for 14 years until 1998, and their divorce was finalized in 2000.

Life after Divorce

In September 1998, Namath and Mays started living separately. Mays started to date a penile plastic surgeon named Brian Novack in 1999 after being divorced. Namath applied for divorce and pleaded for their two daughters to be kept in custody.

Deborah Mays' husband and daughters
Deborah Mays’ ex-husband and two daughters, Picture Source: SuperbHub

As per the reports, Mays left the daughters with Joe, and she visited them regularly. In addition, their divorce was finalized in 2000. Deborah (Tatiana) is living a low-profile life as of now. Meanwhile, her former husband is still active in the field working as a talk show host, theatre, film/tv actor, sports broadcaster, and nightclub owner.

What’s Her Net Worth?

Deborah Mays has always kept her personal details away from the media and limelight. The details about her salary and net worth are still under review. Moreover, she has gathered massive fame as a ex-wife of a retired American football quarterback. He has a net worth of $25 million as of 2020. Joe earned such a huge amount of money from his multiple careers. He has been working as a television hose, theater, movie/tv actor, and sports broadcaster.

Namath’s New York Jets rookie contract was $427,000. He signed a two-year, record-breaking contract worth $900,000 in 1975. He became the highest-paid celebrity endorser in the same year, receiving $1 million annually.

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