Is Joe Namath Married?

Is Joe Namath Married?

As of May 2014, Joe Namath is not married. He and his wife, Deborah Mays, divorced in 1999 after nearly 15 years of marriage. The couple married on Nov. 7, 1984. Deborah Mays is also known by the name Tatiana Mays.

USA Today reported in 2004 that Mays walked out on her husband in 1999, though the former couple remained on speaking terms. Namath and Mays shared custody of their two children, Jessica and Olivia. After the divorce, Namath became depressed and began drinking heavily. USA Today notes that Namath began seeking assistance for alcoholism in 2004. Namath mentions in the interview that his last day drinking was Jan. 12, 2004.