Debby Clarke Belichick is mostly known for her marriage to , the American football coach who has won at least 6 Super Bowl titles as a head coach and as of 2019 is serving as the head coach of the New England Patriots. The divorce they had was not only widely publicized but was riddled by the rumors of Belichick’s affair. To learn more about Debby Clarke, including some lesser-known facts, keep reading.
Debby Clarke Belichick – Bio
Debby Clarke Belichick was born in 1955, in Nashville, Tennessee. She has maintained a very private life and because of this, there is not a lot of facts available about her childhood or the members of her family, this type of info is very much non-existent in the media space. Her exact date of birth is not known and this feeling of mystery has shrouded her persona since she became something of a public figure.
For her tertiary education, Clarke went to the private university, Wesleyan University which is located in Middletown, Connecticut. During her time at this school, her life changed; she met her husband Bill Belichick.
This meeting was the cause of her eventual thrust into the limelight. By the time she met Bill, he was already very dedicated to sports.
Marriage to Bill Belichick
Bill Belichick was very much part of the university’s sports program as he was involved in lacrosse, squash, and football; he played all three of these sports. His skills as a player are evidenced in his captaining of the lacrosse team during his senior year. Right out of college, Belichick took up a job with the Baltimore Colts; he was employed to offer assistance to the head coach.
During all this time while Belichick was trying to build his career, the relationship he had with the lady who would become Debby Clarke Belichick blossomed into something more serious. The beginnings of their relationship can be traced to their days as students at Wesleyan, and by 1977, they got married.
Their marriage lasted a total of twenty-seven years until they separated in 2004 and concluded the proceeding of their divorce in 2006. It is believed that their separation and eventual divorce was as a result of Bill Belichick’s infidelity. Rumors of a relationship that he had with Sharon Shenocca were in circulation.
A year after the couple’s long divorce battle was finalized, he was seen in public with a woman called Linda Holiday, who was much younger than Clarke. As of 2019, they were still in a relationship.
The marriage between Bill Belichick and Debby Clarke Belichick did not end in a great way but from the time they spent married, they had three children who have enjoyed success in their chosen fields. All three of these children followed in their father’s footsteps and played lacrosse in school with one of his sons playing football as well.
However, playing the sport is not the only way they have walked the same path their father did, the first two of the three grew to have jobs as coaches, where Amanda coaches lacrosse at the collegiate level and Stephen works with his father in the same capacity as a coach. Brian, on the other hand, who is the last child, works with his father and brother. His job, however, is that of a scouting assistant; the work he does for the team began in 2016. Each of their children has reached impressive heights in their athletic careers.
Facts About Bill Belichick’s Ex-Wife
- The art of tile and stone
After the divorce, Debby Clarke Belichick found her footing and co-founded a business. The business is mostly involved with the art of creating tile designs, where she offers clients with options for their new bathroom or kitchen that are not overwhelming but are at the same time captivating. The business is operated out of Wellesley and is not only focused on design but installation as well.
It is not unusual for wealthy people to give to philanthropic causes and Debby Clarke Belichick is not exempt from this. She is however not extremely wealthy as her ex-husband whose net worth is estimated to be $35 million but has found a way to give back to the community. This giving back was executed while she was still married to Belichick as they tried to help people who had housing issues in Massachusetts and Ohio.
• Private lifestyle
Debby Clarke has enjoyed some popularity because of her proximity to fame, now that she is no longer married to a famous person; there is really not that much that she has revealed to the public about her private life. The private life she managed to maintain during her marriage is one she has continued outside of her marriage.