Mary Marquardt is a renowned American chef. She is also famous as the first wife of a film actor and producer, Harrison Ford. Mary and Harrison remained a married couple for more than a decade, calling it quits in the late 70’s. Mary has inspired many people into culinary arts including her oldest son Ben Ford who has developed the love for the foods.
The End Of 15 Years Of Marriage!
Mary and Harrison were college sweetheart, and the lovebirds decided to share the wedding vows on 18 June 1964. Mary and Harrison have two sons named Benjamin and Willard Ford. But after extending their family to four, they decided to split in 1979. The ex-couple is yet to comment about the reason for divorce and have kept the divorce settlement under the radars.
Mary Marquardt and Harrison Ford photographed in 1977 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Mary's son Ben is an executive chef who has two children Ethan (from his first wife, Elizabeth Winkler) and Waylan (from his second wife, Emily). Mary's another son, Willard is a teacher who has two children named Eliel and Guiliana Ford.
After Harrison's divorce from Mary, he married twice. He married E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Screenwriter Late Melissa Mathison in 1983. The couple divorced on 6 January 2004. Melissa, age 65, took her last breath on 4 November 2015 after she lost the battle of neuroendocrine cancer. Before her death, she welcomed two children named Malcolm and Georgia.
Harrison's split with Late Melissa is considered to be one of the most expensive celebrity breakups in Hollywood. To set the facts straight, Harrison didn't sign the prenup agreement and later paid the price. The ET writer was given a share of earnings of Harrison’s movies and was paid an estimated $85 million as a part of divorce settlement.
Mary never went on records to get married again. Harrison again tied the knot with actress Calista Flockhart in 2010 and adopted a son Liam of age 16.
How Much Is Mary Marquardt's Net Worth?
Mary Marquardt earns her net worth as a professional chef. Mary is also a former cheerleader before she developed a passion for cooking. Following his mother line of occupation, Ben works as the executive chef and the owner of Ford's Filling Station located at Culver City, California. With his job, Ben enjoys net worth in millions of dollar.
Her ex-husband enjoys a stupendous net worth of $230 million. Harrison is known for The Virginian in 1962 and Ironside released in 1967. Harrison is not just a Hollywood superstar but is also a private pilot. He operates helicopters as well as fixed-wing aircraft and owns about 800 acres ranch in Jackson Wyoming.
Harrison was close to death when his plane had to make an emergency landing on 5 March 2015. Failure of the engagement caused the incident. Harrison suffered broken ankle and pelvis and was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Biography And Facts
Mary Marquardt keeps a shallow profile to reveal her birth details and family life. Mary, age 73, lived in Encino, California which was bought by her ex-husband. Mary attended Ripon College in Wisconsin to complete her education. She was reportedly diagnosed with criplling disease in early 2000.