Elaine Boeheim

by John Max 04 Mar,2021
Elaine Boeheim
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Elaine Boeheim
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Caucasian White
  • Divorce Jim Boeheim
  • Children Elizabeth

After years of hard work, some people come into the limelight, but some come after tying their wedding knot with a reputed personality. Elaine Boeheim followed a similar path to her rise to fame. Elaine is best known as the former wife of American college basketball coach Jim Boeheim who is the head coach of the Syracuse Orange men's team.

Elaine Boeheim was born in the early 1950s. Elaine is yet to utter a single word about her early life and her parents to the public. She is of Caucasian White descent and holds an American nationality. 

Married Life of Elaine Boeheim with James Boeheim

Elaine rose to fame after tying her wedding knot, James. The love birds tied their wedding knot in 1976 in Lyons, New York. They had been dating for some time before tying their wedding knot. In 1993, The couple adopted a daughter Elizabeth. This happy-looking marriage never remained the same after the adoption of Elizabeth. 

Jim Boeheim's 2nd wife, Juli Boeheim and their children SOURCE: Democrat and Chronicle

Elaine and James separated in early 1994, and the divorce was finalized soon. The court handled Elaine with her daughter's custody.

After the divorce with James, Elaine has out of contact and has no information in the media. However, James started dating Juli Boeheim. They share three sons named Jamie, Jack, and James Boeheim. They first met each other at a party in Lexington on Derby Day in 1994. It's been more than twenty years of their marriage and there are no rumors of the couple having ups and downs in their marriage life.

Husband Jim Boeheim's Net Worth and Prize Money

Her husband James Arthur Boeheim has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He credits most of his net worth through his successful career in college basketball. James has an annual salary of $2.1 Million. John Calipari is the highest-paid men's basketball coach in 2021. Boeheim also coached the American National Basketball team for more than three decades. He was the coach of a three Olympics gold medal-winning team. 

The average salary of a head coach currently working in the United States is more than $50,000. James is one of the most qualified head coaches and earns much more than the average salary. 

Husband's Career

Boeheim started his career as a basketball player but soon turned into a coach. He worked as an assistant coach for Syracuse University until 1966. From 1976, James has been working as head coach for the Syracuse basketball team for more than forty-five years. He has an overall record of 979-407. 

James started coaching the national team in 1994. He had been working as their assistant coach since 1990. In his tenure with the national, he won three Olympics, two FIBA World Championship Gold Medal, and two Bronze Medal. In 2017, he stated that he would retire in April 2018. However, he extended his contract beyond the 2017–18 season.

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