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Who Is Elaine Boeheim? Everything About Jim Boeheim’s Ex-Wife

Elaine Boeheim is an American personality, who is most famous as the ex-wife of the American college basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Her husband is currently the head coach of the Syracuse Orange men’s team of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Coming from a very ordinary background, Elaine gained instant fame after her marriage to her basketballer husband. However, her marriage with him soon ended in a divorce. Anyway, how is her life post the split?

Where is Jim Boeheim’s ex-wife Elaine in 2022? Did she have any children with him? Here is every detail you would like to know about her. Let’s get started.

Elaine Boeheim Bio, Age

Jim Boeheim’s ex-wife Elaine Boeheim was born in 1951, in the United States to American parents. As of 2022, she is 71 years of age. Talking about her family background, she comes from a very humble background and had a very ordinary upbringing.

Talking about her nationality, she is American and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. As per the reports, her parents were North Americans. However, she has not revealed much about her parents so far.

When it comes to her education, she has a decent academic background, but she has barely talked about her qualifications and degrees in the media.

Elaine Boeheim Was Married To Her Ex-Husband Jim Boeheim

As we said, Elaine is the first wife of American basketball coach Jim Boeheim, aka James Boeheim. The former couple married in 1976, the same year James joined Syracuse Orange as the head coach.

Despite being decently famous, the duo had an intimate wedding ceremony and only their close friends and family members attended the ceremony.

Elaine Boeheim's Ex-Husband Jim Boeheim Is A Basketball Coach
Elaine Boeheim’s Ex-Husband Jim Boeheim

Well, Elaine and her then-spouse James were doing decently well in their marriage before things turned sour between them. After being in a marital relationship for 18 years, they filed for a divorce which was finalized in 1994. They have unfortunately not revealed the exact reason for their divorce.

Did Elaine Have Kids With Her Ex-Husband?

Well, from her marital relationship with Jim, she has a daughter Elizabeth Boeheim. She was reportedly born in 1986, which makes her 36 years of age at present.

Elaine's Daughter Elizabeth Boeheim IN The Middle
Elaine’s Daughter Elizabeth Boeheim (In The Middle) Watching Syracuse Game

Like any kid, she shares a great relationship with not only her mother but also her father. In fact, after Jim’s divorce from Elaine, he had a phone installed at Elaine’s home so that he could talk to his daughter without interruption. Moreover, in his book, Bleeding Orange, Jim talked about her daughter saying,

I started to become more of a human when my oldest daughter, Elizabeth, (Lizzy) came into my life.

Elaine Boeheim’s Ex-Spouse James Married The Second Time & Children

After his divorce from Elaine, Jim soon moved on to a new relationship. After almost four years of divorce from Elaine, he married his second wife Juli Boeheim in 1997.

Jim Boeheim First Wife Elaine Boeheim And Second Wife Juli Boeheim
Jim Boeheim With His Wife Juli

As of now, the duo are married for over two decades and they apparently share a great relationship. From their marriage, the couple also has three children Buddy Boeheim, Jimmy Boeheim, and Jamie Boeheim. All their kids are grown up and doing pretty well in their life.

Interestingly, all his kids are into basketball. In fact, he even played for Cornell from 2017 to 2020. Likewise, Jamie is a forward for the University of Rochester whereas Buddy is a guard playing at Syracuse.

Elaine Boeheim’s Daughter Elizabeth Is Close To Her Step-Mother Juli

It may sound unusual, but Elizabeth also shares a great relationship with his step-mum Juli Boeheim. In fact, the two have mutual respect for each other.

During her father’s first-round matchup with Baylor, she got a chance to meet both her father and stepmother. And they apparently have great understanding. Talking to Elizabeth, Juli said,

She’s a great girl, a treasure in our life. I always tell her, ‘I married your dad because of you.

Did Elaine Marry Again After Divorce?

It has been a year since Elaine divorced her ex-spouse and there has been a lot of curiosity if her married for the second time. Well, unfortunately, there have been no reports concerning her second marriage.

Ever since her separation, Boeheim has kept himself away from the limelight and there has been no confirmation on whether she married ever again. Also, there are no reports of her having a boyfriend or being involved in a romantic relationship.

Where Is Jim’s Ex-Wife Elaine Boeheim Now?

Unfortunately, no details of her whereabouts are known in the media. However, as per some sources, she is living a beautiful life away from all the glitz and glamour. She is also often said to spend her time with her daughter whom she shares a great bond.

Wherever she is, we hope she is happy and healthy.

What Is Her Net Worth?

As a celebrity ex-wife, Elaine definitely has a decent sum of wealth. However, she has so far not revealed the exact sum of her fortune. On the other hand, her ex-husband Jim has a net worth of $20 million.