Marry Joan Martelly: Fact about George Foreman’s wife

Marry Joan Martelly

Who is Marry Joan Martelly?

Marry Joan Martelly is popularly known as the wife of George Edward Foreman an American former professional boxer, businessman, minister, and author. He has won two heavyweight world championships and an Olympic gold. Marry is the fifth wife of George Edward and they were blessed with five children together.

Marry Joan Martelly: Bio Summary

Full nameMarry Joan Martelly
Date of birthUnknown
Place of birthMon Repos village, St. Lucia (an Eastern Caribbean country)
ProfessionCelebrity wife
Famous asThe wife of George Forman
Spouse George Foreman (m. 1985)
ChildrenGeorge Foreman VI, Leola Foreman, Natalie Foreman, George Foreman V, George Foreman IV
Net worthUnknown


Mary Joan Martelly is the wife of former professional boxer and ‘Olympic’ gold medalist George Foreman, despite being accused of sexual abuse. She was born in St. Lucia, an island country in the Eastern Caribbean.

Her marriage to George Foreman helped her become so famous. They tied the knot as a married couple on March 27 1985 and have been together ever since, though George had been married before. Mary is George’s fifth wife and they were blessed with five children. Mary has three stepdaughters and two stepsons from George’s prior marriages. George has two adoptive daughters as well. Surprisingly, all of his boys have been named “George Edward Foreman.”

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Marry Joan Martelly would likely be in her early 60s. Her actual date of birth is unknown.


Marry Joan Martelly’s professional career is unknown since she mostly kept her private life away from the media spotlight. She becomes famous for being the wife of George Forman. However, talking about her famous husband George Forman’s professional career:

George Forman competed in boxing from 1967 to 1997. He has won an Olympic gold medal and two heavyweight world championships. After Bernard Hopkins, he was the second-oldest boxer in any weight division and the oldest heavyweight champion in history.

He also holds the distinction of being the oldest person ever to win the heavyweight boxing world championship. He retired in 1997 at the age of 48 with a final record of 76 wins (68 knockouts), 5 defeats, and no draws.

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Married Life

Marry Joan Martelly was raised in the island country of St. Lucia in the Eastern Caribbean. Mary and George have been dating for almost a year before getting married on March 27, 1985. Mary and George are blessed with five children, named, Leola, Natalie, George IV, George V, and George VI.

From his previous marriages, George has five more children. Before he married Mary, George had four brief marriages. In 1971, he married Adrienne Calhoun and divorced her in 1974. From 1977 to 1979, he was married to beauty queen Cynthia Lewis. In 1981, George wed Sharon Goodson. This union lasted for one year. Then, in 1982, he wed Andrea Skeete. George divorced his fourth wife in 1985.

Mary is the mother of three stepdaughters, Michi, Freeda, and Georgetta, as well as two stepsons, George Jr., and George III. George also has two adoptive daughters. In 2009, he adopted Isabella Brenda Lilja (Foreman), and in 2012, he adopted Courtney Isaac (Foreman). Mary and George are now residents of Houston.

Mary and George lead a quiet lifestyle. They have generally kept their personal lives out of the public eye. They are rarely seen together in public. On July 16, 2008, however, Mary, George, and their children appeared on ‘TV Land’s’ family-based reality show ‘Family Foreman.’ This six-episode series portrayed George’s life as a boxer and a father.

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Net worth

Mary’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, her husband George has an estimated net worth of $300 Million.

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