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Doris Hancox Biography

Updated On 28 Mar, 2023 Published On 26 Mar, 2023
Doris Hancox

Facts of Doris Hancox

Date of Birth :
Age : 69 years old
Family Name : Hancox
Birth Country : United States
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Doris Hancox

What is Doris Hancox marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Doris Hancox have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Doris Hancox having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Doris Hancox Lesbian ? Don't Know

Doris Hancox is a popular American television and film actor, who rose to fame after her work as a co-host of the ABC reboot of, To Tell The Truth. Mama Doris is the loving mother of Anthony Anderson, a seven-time Emmy nominee, and the actor of All About The Andersons.

Who Is Doris Hancox Currently Married With?

Doris Hancox shocked us all when she shockingly revealed on her Facebook bio states that she is single. Hancox faced quite the ups and downs that go one through in their romantic life. From marrying twice to staying single, Hancox has seen it all! And why did she divorce her first spouse? Fans are curious to know all this information.

Doris Hancox is very close with her son, Anthony Anderson.  SOURCE: Getty Images

When it comes to Anthony's biological dad, there isn't much information about him.  When Doris gave birth to her son Anthony Anderson during her senior high school at the age of 18 years old, she had no husband or job around her. Doris became a single mother at the age of just eighteen years old and chose to raise Anthony inspiring him to become a star.

After parting ways with her first husband, she married her love of life, Sterling Bowman. Sterling Bowman was not just a loving husband to Doris but also a doting dad to Anthony Anderson. Anthony credits Sterling for teaching him to become an adult. 

Doris Hancox on the set of the show 'To Tell The Truth'.  SOURCE: Getty Images

Whether Doris and Sterling are still together is a detail that's hard to know. Anderson talked about his mother in July 2021, guest-hosting Kimmel, that he searched for a perfect guy for Doris in the Hollywood fraternity, but luck didn't favor him.

Talking about The Black-ish actor's relationship status, Anthony Anderson's marriage came close to an end with Alvina Anderson as she filed for the second time for divorce on March 28, 2022. The two are very close;  they even got the COVID-19 vaccine together with their family.

Anthony Anderson mourned the death of his grandmother, Mamie who died at 93.  SOURCE: Instagram(@anthonyanderson)

The pair nearly got divorced in 2015, when Alvina filed for a divorce citing irreconcilable differences. At this point, Alvina claimed she'd provide Anthony with reasonable visitation with their children. In January 2017, Alvina gladly disbanded her divorce petition. Doris has a granddaughter, Kyra, and grandson Nathan from her son and his better half.

Who Are Other Children Of Doris Hancox?

Doris Hancox is also a mother to her son Derrick Boman' born from her marriage to Sterling Bowman. Doris loves both of her children, Derrick and Anthony, and shares unbreakable bonding with them. Celebrity children lead quite a modest lifestyle.

Doris Hancox got famous after her TV debut on Celebrity Family Feud.  SOURCE: Getty Images

Moving on, Derrick works as Emergency Room Technician at MLK Community Health Care since 2014. On July 2014, Anderson wished his step-brother Bowman a happy 61st birthday on Twitter. The celebrity son maintains a very low profile and little is known about his current life publicly. 

Why Doris Hancox Is Famous?

Dori Hancox always wanted to pursue a career in acting since her earlier days. And after years of hard work, Bowman's career is skyrocketing. Mama Doris hasn't let her son's fame overshadow her.  Although she might have discovered her fame after appearing on Celebrity Family Feud. 

Watch the video of Doris Bowman on her son Anthony Anderson.

Well, Anthony said it's exciting to get to see his mom, live her dream, and become a star in her own right. She made her acting debut in the 2008 short film Common Bond as Dorthy. The lady's dream came true when she got approached to be the co-host of, To Tell the Truth.

According to the words of Anthony, he doesn't need to worry about one less paycheck when the producers contacted him to bring his mother along with him to co-host, To Tell the Truth, all the way back in 2015. The game show features a panel of celebrity judges who try to guess which contestant is lying.

Doris Hancox's On To Tell The Truth

Well, Doris got the spotlight after getting a chance to become a part of the game show 'To Tell The Truth'. it was after she dazzled the producers with her appearance in "Family Feud.".

Doris has increased popularity since appearing on Tell The Truth and with he newfound stardom she has also appeared on several other projects with her son including Black-ish. Doris and her son co-host the gameshow 'To Tell The Truth" on ABC. The differences in how he and his mother approach hosting is what make the show a super hit.

What's more, Doris went missing from the show on some episodes amid the COVID-pandemic and her son hosted the program all by himself. Fans were confused and the reason behind her vanishment is not revealed. She returned to the show and has been a series starting regularly since 2016.

Doris Hancox's Net Worth Collection

Doris Hancox made her television debut on Celebrity Family Feud.  She landed along with her son, the 60-second-long T-Mobile advertisement aired during the fourth quarter of the 2020 Super Bowl. 'All in all, Doris has not just gained stardom from her television appearance but also accumulates paychecks.

Having said that, Doris has amassed a net worth of $1.5 million. Her assets include a collection of luxurious cars and lavish real-estates. Her salary on Tell The Truth is more than $47000 which is an average paycheck for a game show. Meanwhile, Doris' son has summoned a staggering net worth of $25 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Well, Anthony earns around $9 million per year. Before Doris came to popularity, Anthony financially supported his mother. While Anthony's mom might be making a pretty penny out of her TV career, she keeps her life modest.

Speaking of which, Hancox has not shared images showing extravagant luxury on her Instagram handle.  The TV personality who had previously worked as a telephone operator in her life isn't seen spending her money on expensive vacations to tropical beaches. While making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Anthony jokingly told the late-night talk show host that her mother has behaved like a real celebrity since becoming famous.

Doris Hancox's Quick Facts

Doris Hancox was born in Chicago, Illinois.

She is very active on her Instagram handle with the username @theofficialmamadoris and her Twitter account with the username @darealmamadris.

She belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Doris pursued her education at Jordan High School and Compton Community College.

Doris celebrates her birthday every year on July 12.

She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

 Doris can often be seen sporting stylish and colorful outfits that perfectly complement her personality.

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