Debra Schuss is the fourth and current wife of news anchor, sportscaster, and film producer Jim Lampley.
Fourth Wife of Jim Lampley.
Jim Lampley married his fourth wife, Debra Schuss, in August 2012. Debra is reportedly an event planner. She is listed on the Massapequa High School alumnus list, class of 1973. Jim and Debra have one biological child together, a son. Besides that, they have six children and nine grandchildren born of their previous relationships.
Debra and Jim currently reside in Jim’s renovated bachelor pad in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Who is Jim Lampley?
James “Jim” Clifford Lampley is a 47-year veteran of sports broadcasting, anchor, and film producer. A University of North Carolina alumnus, Jim began his broadcasting career at ABC Sports, covering MLB and college basketball.
Consequently, Lampley landed at KCBS and NBC Sports and gained widespread exposure as the play-by-play commentator on HBO World Championship Boxing and Boxing After Dark. Moreover, he writes, hosts, and produces The Fight Game with Jim Lampley on HBO.
For her contributions to boxing coverage, Jim was inducted into the Coverage wing of the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2015.
Boxing coverage notwithstanding, Jim is most known for covering the Olympics games a record 14 times.
Besides that, Jim is an actor and producer. He has appeared in movies like Ocean’s Eleven, Undisputed, Rocky Balboa, The Fighter, Southpaw, Creed, and Creed II.
Furthermore, Lampley owned and operated the now-defunct Lakota Restaurant and Bar in two separate locations in Utah.
Jim Lampley’s Ex-Spouses & Children
Jim Lampley was thrice married before Debra Schuss. His first wife was Linda Sharon Lee, with whom he was married from August 29, 1970, to 1977.
Following that, Lampley married for the second time on April 8, 1979, to Joanne Faith Mallis. Their marriage yielded two children, including daughter Brooke Mallis Lampley. Despite this, they divorced after a decade together, on January 2, 1990.
In 1990, Jim married his third wife, the TV and radio host, Bree Walker. They had a pair of children: son Aaron and daughter Andrea. Not only was Walker his marriage partner but also his business partner. They owned equal stakes in Crystal Springs Productions. They subsequently divorced in 1999.
In 2004, Jim and Bree discussed plans to rekindle their marriage, but the plans fell through, and Jim married Debra instead.
Jim Lampley has seven children and nine grandchildren between his four wives, making for one hell of a Thanksgiving.
Debra Schuss’s financial records have not been made public as of this writing. On the contrary, Jim Lampley is a veritable multi-millionaire. CelebrityNetWorth.com places his net worth at around $20 million. As his current spouse, Debra is one of the primary beneficiaries of his wealth, along with their children and grandchildren.