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Debraca Denise Biography

Updated On 12 Oct, 2023 Published On 06 May, 2021
Debraca Denise

Facts of Debraca Denise

Age : 77 years old
Family Name : Denise
Birth Country : United States
Height : 5 Feet 4 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Debraca Denise

What is Debraca Denise marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Debraca Denise have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Debraca Denise having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Debraca Denise Lesbian ? No

Debraca Denise is a member of a famous celebrity family. In other words, Denise is famous because of her step-father, Red Foxx, who is a renowned American stand-up comedian and actor. But very little is known about Debraca. So, let's dive deep to know more about Debraca.

Debraca Denise - Wiki, Age, Birthday

Debraca Foxx was born in 1957 to African-American parents. She is the adopted and step-daughter of late comedian John Elroy Sanford also known as Redd Foxx and her mother, Betty Jean Harris.

The late stand-up comedian adopted Debraca at the age of nine after he married her mother. Denise's parents married on 22 July 1956 but later divorced in 1975, citing personal issues. Debraca is not active on social media like Instagram. Her father Red Foxx died on October 11, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 68 from a heart attack.

Relationship Status of Debraca Denise

Denise embraces a low-key life and manages to keep her personal life under the radar. Earlier in her life, she was in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend Jackie Jackson. But, according to some sources, Debraca married husband Ralpha Russell in June 1975 to a Los Angeles-based businessman.

Debraca Denise previously dated former boyfriend Jackie Jackson, brother of Michael Jackson. SOURCE: Instagram

The two walked down the aisle in a ceremony held in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Their wedding cost was around $40,000. The bride donned a white chiffon gown by the Beverly Hills-based designer Holan Miller. Not to mention, Deimoin Schott served as the best man. As for the maid of honor, she was Antoinette Woods. However, the late comedian Redd Foxx did not attend his adoptive daughter's wedding.

What does Debraca Denise do for a Living?

Debraca comes from a wealthy and celebrated family background. After all, Denise is the legal daughter of Redd Foxx. But, it wasn't always sunshine for Denise as her dad left behind a debt of $3.6 million in taxes.

Debraca Denise is the adoptive daughter of the late comedian Redd Foxx. 
SOURCE: Instagram

The Missouri native, however, made a huge amount of income not just as a stand-up comedian but also as an actor. Denise was initially appointed as the administrator of his estate. However, in no time, the actor's fourth wife, Ka Ho Foxx, accused Debraca of mishandling the funds.

It's not that Denise only enjoyed the luxury lifestyle built by her parents, but she also earned her name and fame for starring in a few television series such as Sanford and Son (1972), Sanford (1980), and Unsung Hollywood (2014)

Debraca Foxx and Ka Ho Foxx's Legal Issues

Redd Foxx's fourth spouse Ka Ho Foxx claimed Denise failed to provide accounts and receipts of revenue "received in royalties, residuals, and licensing deals" after the death of her father. Denise was also accused of spending money for personal use, which was meant to pay for the estate's tax. 

Debraca Foxx's Step-Father Redd Foxx's Marriages and Divorces

Debra's dad Redd Foxx married and divorced four times in life. Evelyn Killebrew was the first wife of Foxx, whom he married in the year 1948. But, the couple announced their divorce after three years in 1951.

Check out the clip of actress and singer Debraca Denise talking about her The Royal Family co-star, Redd Foxx!

Following the divorce from his first wife, Redd tied the knot with his second spouse Betty Jean Harris on 22 July 1956 in a private wedding ceremony. Sadly, Redd and Jean decided to split in 1975 for unknown issues.

Subsequently, the comedian got romantically linked to his third wife of Korean origin Yun Chi Chung on 31 December 1976, but the pair divorced on 11 September 1981. Likewise, Foxx's fourth marriage was to Ka Ho Cho on 8 July 1991. They remained husband and wife for four months until Foxx's death in October 1991. They didn't have any children. 

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Debraca Denise Affairs

  1. First Affair with Jackie Jackson

    Debraca Denise dated a man named Jackie Jackson in the early 1960s. The exact details of their relationship and the reason behind the split are not disclosed.

Debraca Denise Married

First Marriage with Ralpha Russell

Debraca Denise is married to Los Angeles businessman Ralpha Russell in 1975. The lavish wedding was attended by 450 guests seated in concentric circles around a flower-covered gazebo.

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