An American former model and actress, Jacqueline Ray is well-known for her notable roles in the 1981 movie Beyond the Universe. Moreover, her other popular movie roles include In Like Flint and The Killings at Outpost Zeta. Likewise in 2006, Ray further appeared on the popular television show Unfabulous.


As of 2019, Jacqueline Ray has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Ray is married thrice in her life. She was married to Shepard, Tom Selleck, and Clarence Barry Witmer. Ray is currently a prisoner as she was sentenced to 18 years in prison in 2014 for hiring a hitman to kill her son-in-law.

To know more about Jacqueline Ray bio and wiki, please keep reading. You will find the info that includes her net worth, salary, incomes, married life, husband, ex-husband, divorce, controversy, arrested and facts. 

Jacqueline Ray Income, Salary, & Net Worth (2019)

Jacqueline Ray hasn’t revealed her actual net worth and earnings till date. However, her net worth is not less than $5 million. One of the popular actresses of 80s, Ray is also a former model. Being such a popular actress, Jacqueline Tay must have earned an astonishing amount of money from her acting career.

No doubt, Ray must have earned a good sum of money from her modeling career. The average salary for a model in the United States is around $20,000-$120,000. Hence, Ray might have been paid in the same range.

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Additionally, She obtained a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement.

If you want to know about her former husband’s net worth, then wait. Tom Selleck has a net worth of $45 million as of now. Selleck has been in the entertainment industry for more than four decades. He earns a paycheck of $200,000 per episode.

Jacqueline Ray Married, Divorce, Children, & Affairs

One of the renowned actresses and former model, Jacqueline Ray is married thrice in her life. Although she has a successful career, Ray has failed several times in her relationships. Well, Ray was previously married to husband, Shepard with whom she had a son, Kevin Shepard, born in 1996.

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But Ray failed to continue her relationship and finally divorced. After that, Ray tied the knot with her second husband, Tom Selleck, an actor on 15th May 1971. But the things didn’t go well in between them and the couple finally divorced in August 1982 after 11 years of their marriage. However, even after their divorce, Tom adopted and raised Ray’s son Kevin. 

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Well, the two unsuccessful marriages didn’t stop Ray from falling for the new guy. On 21st March 1992, Ray married her third husband Clarence Barry Witmer but they later divorced. Moreover, Ray has a daughter named Umeko Ray with Witmer.

Jacqueline Ray Early life and Education

Jacqueline Ray was born in Burbank, California, the United States and her birth name is Jacqueline Mary Ray. However, Ray hasn’t revealed her date of birth yet. 

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Ray keeps most of her personal life a secret. Because of her secretive nature, she hasn’t revealed her educational background as well.

Jacqueline Ray Modeling & Movies Career

Initially, Jacqueline Ray worked as a model for several years in the 1960s. It is still unknown when Ray began her acting career. However, her notable role in acting came in 1967 through the movie In Like Flint. In the same way, she further starred in The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1980)

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Well, Ray came to fame after starring in the movie Beyond the Universe (1981). Moreover, in 2006, she appeared in the popular television show Unfabulous. Likewise, she also appeared in the show’s spin-off, Unfabulous: The Best Trip Ever.

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After that, she hasn’t appeared in any other shows and movies till date. And now, she is a prisoner since 2014 for 18 years suspension. 

Jacqueline Ray Controversy: She is currently in Prison!

Jacqueline Ray is currently in Prison since 2014. She was suspended for 18 years prison because she was pleaded guilty to hiring hitman to kill her son-in-law, Leon Bauchum, spouse of Umeko. As per the report, Ray paid $12 k to the shooter, Luis Baker. Well, the Hitman Luis is also in prison and is sentenced to 29 years for shooting Leon until death.

After her sentencing, Jacqueline Ray uttered these words in hopes of redemption one day in the future,

“It is my hope with my sentencing here today, with God’s mercy, everyone would someday forgive me.”

As of today, Jacqueline is atoning for her sins in prison- quite a turn in fortune from where she once was.

Jacqueline Ray Age, Height, Weight, Body Stats

  • Age: 66 years as of 2019
  • Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
  • Net Worth: $5 million
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: N/A
  • Body measurements: 36-24-36 inches
  • Hair color: Dark Brown
  • Eye color: Blue