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Kathy Ambush Biography

Updated On 20 Mar, 2023 Published On 20 Mar, 2023
Kathy Ambush

Facts of Kathy Ambush

Family Name : Ambush
Birth Country : United States

Relationship short Statistics of Kathy Ambush

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

Kathy Ambush is a monumental ex-celebrity wife who is widely recognized for being the former wife of Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court Justice. Her ex-husband is currently living with his second wife, Virginia 'Ginny' Thomas. 

Kathy Ambush - Ex-Wife Of Clarence Thomas

Kathy Ambush has been famous only because of her ex-husband,  Clarence Thomas, and grabbed the media's attention through their remarkable love story. Fans worldwide are curious to know about their married life and the end of their marital relationship.

Clarence Thomas and her ex-husband Kathy Ambush.  SOURCE: keeper-facts 

Well, Kathy had a big impact on the stardom of Justice.  The Yale Law School alum walked down the aisle with his girlfriend-turned-wife Kathy Ambush in 1971. The two crossed paths during their years through their mutual friends. At that point, Thomas was a student at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester. 

Finally, the duo relocated to New Haven, as Thomas had joined Yale for his study in law. The couple dated for a year and tied the knot after completing college in 1969.  The pair actively participated in protests against racial injustice, which ultimately brought them together. 

Did Kathy Ambush Remarry?

Unfortunately, their relationship reached a turning point, and they decided to quit after a decade of togetherness as a husband and wife in 1984. It was the same year, her mom passed away. The exact reason for their split remains unknown but many say it was caused to be a difference in religious views.

Clarence Thomas is the mother to her son, Jamal Adeen Thomas.  SOURCE: Instagram

Following a divorce, Kathy Ambush has chosen a low-key lifestyle and heavily remained out of the eye of the public. It's hard to speculate about her personal life since she doesn't use any social media. Matter of fact, Kathy has quite a disappearance from the media limelight but he was able to find love again after her first marriage broke down. 

And now, she is happily married to Douglas Allen Smith with whom they live attractively in the residence of Richmond, Virginia. Meanwhile, Thomas remarried in 1987, exchanging vows with Virginia Lamp. Midst their married relationship, a lobbyist and her husband never had any children nor they talked about having one.

Similarly, Clarence received full custody of Jamal and focused on her raising him with his new wife. As a dad, the ex-husband of Kathy made a big sacrifice for his son.  The married pair went on to adopt Thomas's grand nephew, Mark Matin. After marriage to Virginia.

Why Did Kathy Ambush And Clarence Thomas Got Divorced?

Clarence Thomas's trouble with marriage, his addiction to alcohol, and severe instability chased him. The marriage between them was bitter as Thomas's drinking habit became worse over time, which eventually deteriorated the well-being of the couple.

Clarence Thomas wed his girlfriend Virginia 'Ginni' Thomas in 1987.  SOURCE: keeper-facts

Some reports claimed that he misused his student loan to drink in the restaurant, which eventually made him physically and financially unworkable. The report states that while he was still in a married tie with Kathy, Thomas was in a relationship with Lillian McEwen for almost four years.  

Speaking of which, Lillian started dating the extremely seductive Thomas in 1981. As per the NY Post, in her 2011 memoir, Lilian detailed Clarence's strong interest in porn and said," He recruited women that he worked or colleague with for participation in threesomes."

While they divorce, Thomas won sole custody of his son and he raised his son as a single father. Born in the family of Kathy Grace Ambush and Clarence Thomas' family, he was in his teenage years at the time of his parent's separation.  Thomas and his son are attached, as Jamal spoke about his father being on good terms.

Allegation On Clarence Thomas

A woman named Anita Hill came forward with an allegation of physically harassing her in 1991. The former assistant of Clarence had an intimate relationship with Supreme Court Justice for nearly seven years. Clarence almost lost his reputed position due to a scandal.

Anita Hil famously slammed him with sexual harassment allegations, which wasn't enough to prove him guilty, later the case was closed. He denied it in a confirmation hearing.  As Supreme Court decided for Bill Cosby in 2020, the proof of the allegation.

 Speaking of which, Thomas and McEwen first met on Capitol Hill in 1979 and became friends. After Thomas split from his first wife, the thing between Lilian and Clarence grew closer.

Douglas Allen Smith Mother Of Jamal Adeen Thomas 

Kathy Ambush and Clarence Thomas gave birth to their son, Jamal Adeen Thomas in 1973.  Thomas is the only son of Kathy. According to the online tabloid mentioned in 2010, Jamal Thomas was involved in the financial sector. 

Although his father has established himself as a big name, he rarely comes into the media light. He is very much secretive when it comes to his romantic life. When an American actor was a little boy, he came to media attention because of his high-profile father. But one thing which can be sure is that he has already exchanged the vows.

Currently, the FBI: Most Wanted star is happily married to a lawyer named Sakina Karima Paige  Professionally, the guy is working as a director of Supervisor at John F. Van Der Hyde & Associates. got his education at the Virginia Military Institute, and Fork Union Military Academic.

As of 2023, Jamal is based in Richmond. He holds a better position in companies like Wachovia Securities, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, and Wells Fargo. Talking about his acting career, he landed an important role in the 'Who's to Blame?' in the portrayal of Bobby which was his debut in the showbiz business.

What's The Net Worth Of Kathy Ambush?

Kathy Ambush's actual salary and net worth aren't revealed to date. After completing college, Kathy Ambush started working on her advocacy for women's rights during her marriage to Clarence. Kathy had handled a good deal of hindrance in life and her great fondness for work turned a passion into an amazing career.

Check out the video of Clarence Thomas's ex-wife talking about her past life.

 Previously, Kathy shifted to Los Angeles after spending 13 years in Washington state. Looking at her pictures, she has traveled to various destinations and probably living a luxurious life. In recent years, Kathy has progressed into a makeup artist and Esthetician Skin Health Consultant.

All in all, her motivation is to inspire businessmen. She was an active member of the National Organization for Women and stood up against gender discrimination in a firm such as Immigration Learning Centre. Being the founder of the Kathy Ambush Foundation, she gives a scholarship opportunity to women who are in financial need.

All in all, Kathy is a strong advocate for women's rights. She currently resides in Washington D.C. where she carries on with her community. Not to miss, Ambush worked in several institutions and sometimes takes part as a Global Internet Entrepreneur.

On the other hand,  Clarence Thomas served on the United States Supreme Court as an associate justice since 1991. President George W. Bush led him to succeed. That's not all; Clarence is the second Afro-American to work on the court after Thurgood Marshall

Quick Facts: Kathy Ambush

Kathy Ambush was born in Worcestershire, Massachusettes.

Kathy's paternal grandparents were Elizabeth Emma Ambush and Charles Gillette.

She grew up alongside her four biological siblings.

She belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

She pursued Marion Central Catholic High School.

She graduated from Howard University with a degree in sociology. 

Kathy is a regular guest speaker at the university.

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Kathy Ambush Married

First Marriage with Clearance Thomas

Kathy Ambush has been famous only because of her ex-husband, Clearance Thomas and grabbed the media's attention through their remarkable love story.

Second Marriage with Douglas Allen Smith

Kathy Ambush is happily married to Douglas Allen Smith with whom they live attractively in the residence of Richmond, Virginia.

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