The American actor and film producer Tom Selleck who is best known for his role in Magnum, P.I. is a family man. However, in his 50-year acting career, he faced a few controversies but has always stayed loyal to his wife. Some people spread a rumor about his sexual orientation and assumed that he was gay.
But the rumor has no valid proof. Here you will learn about Tom Selleck’s marital status and the name of his wife. Well, firstly, the 77-year-old actor is married. He has one adopted son with his first wife and one daughter with the second wife.
Tom Selleck’s First Marriage:
Tom Selleck’s first wife, Jacqueline Ray, was born on January 26, 1945, in Burbank, California. She was his co-star in Magnum, P.I. In 1971, when Tom Selleck was only 25, he married the model named Jacqueline Ray.
Jacqueline had a 5-year-old son named Kevin Shepard before being married to Tom. And during that time, Tom adopted Ray’s son. This pair was together for 11 years, and in 1982, they divorced. After their separation, the relationship between Tom and his adopted son still remains strong.
Tom Selleck’s Second Wife Jillie Mack:
Jillie Mack was born on December 25, 1957, in Devizes, Wiltshire, England. Jillie is also known for her acting. She appeared twice in Magnum, P.I. and she also worked on a few series such as Frasier (1993) and Silverfox (1991).
On August 7, 1987, she married Tom Selleck, and at present, they have one daughter named Hannah who is a professional horse rider and model. It’s been around 34 years and they are still together.
Jillie was 29, and Tom was 42 when they married. They raised their daughter Hannah well and let their daughter do what she liked. Moreover, Tom’s first priority is always his family.
In 2012 he was interviewed by People and said, “I worked 90 hours a week and did a movie every break. I quit Magnum to have a family.” He also added, “It took a long time to get off the train, but I try very hard to have balance, and this ranch has helped me do that.” He added, “My first priority is time with my family.”
On the other hand, Tom loves his wife Jillie a lot. He always mentions her in front of the media. In October 2015, he told Entertainment Tonight, “Jillie has this sort of joie de vivre, this effervescent quality that just lights up a room,” He also added, “Apart from being my wife, she’s my friend.”
How Tom Selleck has 34 Years of Successful marriage with Jillie Mack:
The iconic actor Tom Selleck’s marriage with Jillie has survived for around 34 years. And still, they are happily living together. He makes a great example of a successful marriage. Therefore he was asked by G.Q. about his point of view on love. He said,
“I think love has gotten deeper. Simpler. I have a wonderful wife,” He also added, “There’s just not a lot of bulls**t. We know we love each other. We both keep busy with stuff. Both of us get [mixed] up with whether our anniversary is 8/7/88 or 8/8/88. Jillie doesn’t get offended. Jillie’s obviously of this business, you know—her background. She understands that.”
He also explained, “It just grows more, kind of, satisfying. You become true, I think, partners. This is my personal experience. I think some of that comes with age; some of that comes with the good part of the familiarity. I don’t think the infatuation stage of any relationship lasts forever, but it can grow into something. I just find that—I had no problem with the infatuation stage with Jillie, but I think it’s probably our relationship’s more satisfying. I just had…my twenty-seventh anniversary. Thirty-one years together.”