Let’s Get to Know the Fabulous Mrs Wallace
Lorraine Smothers is the lovely and supportive wife of veteran journalist, author and TV anchor, Chris Wallace; whom you probably know from his Fox News program Fox News Sunday.
Lorraine’s husband began his career as a reporter and later focused on working on broadcast news.
Throughout his 50-plus years in broadcasting, he’s led a successful career and is widely known for his wide ranging interviews and asking tough questions.
Born October 12, 1947; the Chicago native is the son of late, 60 Minutes journalist, Mike Wallace.
Chris attended Harvard College and after his graduation, he worked as a reporter for The Boston Globe. He later worked for NBC, where he served as a White House correspondent and as anchor for NBC Nightly News.
He joined Fox News Channel since 2003. While at FNC, he has participated in coverage of nearly every major political event.
At 73, Wallace is a happily married man, meet his wife, Lorraine below.
1. Lorraine Smothers is his second wife
Wallace has been happily married to second wife, Lorraine Martin Smothers for over two decades. He and first wife, Elizabeth Farrell, produced four children during their marriage: Peter, Megan, Andrew and Catherine.
2. Her first husband is a former entertainer
Like Wallace, Lorraine Martin Smothers was also previously married. She was first married to actor and musician Richard Remick Smothers; but ended in divorce in 1993. Together they share two adult children, Sarah and Remick Smothers.
3. She and Chris Wallace have no children together
Lorraine was described as a Washington socialite when she married first husband Richard Remick Smothers in 1986. At the time she was 27-years-old.
She found love again in Chris Wallace and the two became husband and wife in 1997. Married for 24 years, they have no children together.
4. She is a chef and author
Lorraine who is in her 60’s is an accomplished chef and author. She has published at least three cookbooks, including Amazon best-seller Mrs. Sunday’s Soups.
She revealed her first soup-inspired cookbook, published in 2010, came as a result of her husband’s schedule as the host of the Sunday morning program at Fox News clashing with her son’s sports practice schedule.
She responded to the dilemma of how to feed both her husband and her son in a timely and nourishing manner, while serving them a different soup each week.
5. She is a Washington, D.C. resident
Lorraine Martin Smothers has been pictured numerous times attending public and official events by the arm of her husband. In 2017, the couple was invited by then Ambassador of France Gérard Araud, to the residence. The longtime couple resides in Washington, D.C.