Kathy Ambush Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Jan, 2021
Facts of Kathy Ambush
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Kathy Ambush
Nationality American
Birth Place/City USA
Profession Judge
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Kathy Ambush is the ex-wife of the famous American judge and government official Clarence Thomas. Her former partner is the second African American to serve on the court and currently the Senior Associate Justice

Short Bio of Kathy Ambush 

Kathy Ambush was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was born to her father Nelson Ambush, a dental technician. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

Regarding her educational details, she graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  

Personal Life: Married Life, Kids, Husband, and Divorce

The Worcester born Kathy Ambush was married to the love of her life, Clarence Thomas on June 5, 1971. They walked down the aisle at All Saints Episcopal Church in Worcester a day after her former husband graduated. The pair had first met during their college years as both of them were students at the College of the Holy Cross.

 After a couple of years of their marriage, in 1973, the duo gave birth to their only child, a son, Jamal Adeen. After almost a decade of their marriage, problems started arising in their relationship, and in 1981, the duo separated. While the pair were separated, Clarence got into a relationship with Virginia Lamp. Lamp was an aide to Dick Armey, Republican Congressman. Three years after their separation, Ambush and Thomas finally divorced officially.

Following their divorce, her former partner, Clarence, and Virginia walked down the aisle in 1987. As for Kathy, she has remained single. 

Her Net Worth and Career 

Talking about her net worth, Kathy Ambush has amassed an estimated fortune of around $100 thousand as of 2020. Her career is still out of the media limelight. But, what we know is she was a partner to Clarence Thomas whose net worth as of 2020 is $1 million. Hence, she might have received a great amount from her divorce settlement with Thomas. 

Her former husband, Thomas was nominated in the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush. On March 12, 1990, he became a judge at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. For eight years, he chaired the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

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