Alexis Maas Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Apr, 2020
Facts of Alexis Maas
Date of Birth: 1952
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Alexis Maas
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A
Ethnicity White
Profession Former stockbroker
Net Worth $150 million.
Married No
Married to Johnny Carson ( died in 2005)
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Alexis Maas is best known for her marriage to American T.V icon Johnny Carson with whom she has a huge age gap of 26 years old. She was his fourth wife and she became famous after marrying him. She worked at a stock brokerage firm before her marriage. This Pennsylvania native is a shy and reserved person just like her husband Carson. After the death of her husband in 2005, she has preferred to stay away from the limelight. 

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alexis Maas was born in 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. She belongs to White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She came to the spotlight after her marriage, which keeps her parents' information and early childhood away from the media. Unlike many celebrity wives, she has kept a low profile and has rejoiced in her privacy rather than the spotlight.

Mass spent most of her early days growing up in her hometown Pittsburgh along with her family and did her schooling from there too. 

CAPTION: A shot of Alexis Maas at a media event. SOURCE: justrichest

Maas worked for a stock brokerage company like Jordan Belfort, before her marriage. Due to her low key profile and her tendency to stay away from the spotlight, we do not have much information about her career. Her husband Johnny Carson was a famed T.V. host and an acclaimed comedian like Tom Bergeron.

Journey to Be a Multi-Millionaire

Maas had a short career as a real estate agent. Her career is relatively unknown so it is very hard to estimate her net worth but according to some tabloids, Alexis Maas' net worth is in millions.

Maas and her husband Carson owned multiple properties including a four-acre oceanfront in Malibu, California which they bought in 1984 for $9.5 million. They lived over their fo around 2 decades. In the year 2007, they sold the house in $46 million. 

In addition, they also had another home in the Beverly Hills that stands at a 14,000 square foot of area. After Carson’s untimely demise, she sold both of the houses for a combined sum of $55 million. Alexis inherited the bulk sum of Johnny Carson’s $300 million after $156 million was donated to his charity. Johnny was one of the richest television personalities of his time which was approximately double of another acclaimed host Larry King.

Carson had a net worth of around $300 million who donated half of the worth(i.e, $156 million) to Johnny Carson Foundation. In the year 1967, he had a three-contract with NBC for around $4 million. In 1980, he was paid $5 million as a television entertainer. 

Married Life and Children With Johnny Carson

Alexis Mass is not married at present but she was previously married to a renowned TV personality, Johnny Carson, the famous host of The Tonight Show whose current host is Jimmy Fallon. They shared the wedding vows in Malibu, California in front of their close ones. The couple went to the Mediterranean for their honeymoon where they spent $6.5 million. At the time of their marriage, Alexis was 35 and her husband was 61 years old.

They were together till the last breath if the Johnny. After the death of her husband, she is living a widow life and also away from the camera. 

Mass was the fourth wife of Carson. Carson was infamously popular for his affairs and relationships with several women other than his three other marriages.

CAPTION: Alexis Mass with her husband Johnny Carson SOURCE: Pinterest

His first marriage was to Jody Wolcott in 1948. This marriage didn’t last long and they got divorced in 1963. Shortly after his divorce, he married Joanne Copeland in the same year. This marriage lasted 9 years and they divorced in 1972.

He then announced on September 30, 1972, that he had secretly married model Joanna Holland that afternoon. His relationship with her also ended after 11 years in 1983. He waited four years before marrying Alexis Maas on June 20, 1987. This marriage lasted until Johnny passed away in 2005

After his death, Maas became a more reserved person and living a life beyond the media radar. She didn't give birth to any child with her husband while she has three stepchildren; Richard Carson, Christopher Carson, and Cory Carson which her late husband welcomed with his first wife Jody Wolcott.

Mass is also less active on social media, thus, it becomes much hard to find out about her recent activities. After the death of her husband, she preferred to keep life away from the media.