Johnny Carson Wife Alexis Maas: 5 Facts About TV Icon’s Wife

Alexis Maas and Johnny Carson
Alexis Maas with Her Husband Johnny Carson (Source: Fotos International)

Who is Johnny Carson’s Wife?

Jonny Carson, the winner of six Emmy Awards, was a famous American talk show host and comedian. Even though it’s been more than a decade of his death, Johnny is still loved by people for his excellent work. Not just by people, Johnny is still in the memories of his wife Alexis Maas.

Though Alexis was not Johnny’s only love and he, in fact, had married three other women before her, she was the one who remained with him until his late years. They were married for 28 years. And those are pretty long years for any marriage to survive.

Personal Information about Johnny Carson Wife Alexis Maas

Full Name: Alexis Maas

Birth year: 1952

Age: 65 years

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality: American

Occupation: Stock brokerage employee

Children: 3
Alexis Maas
Johnny Carson with Wife Alexis Maas (Source: YouTube)

Short Bio of Alexis Maas

Alexis Maas was born in 1952 and was raised in the area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. This pretty bold girl came to the spotlight only after she married famous Johnny Carson and we actually have very limited information about her early life.  However, we do know that she used to work as a stock brokerage employee before she met Johnny.

5 Facts You Need to Know about Johnny Carson Wife Alexis Maas

1. Honeymoon with Johnny Carson

Well, not all the Hollywood couples expose the secret of their honeymoon dairies. But we definitely have some idea about this couple’s honeymoon. The couple went to the Mediterranean for their honeymoon times on the beautiful Parts V yacht, which cost them the estimated amount of $6.5 million.

2. Johnny Carson’s net worth

Johnny was not just famous and loved, but also had a huge net worth of $300 million. Well, that pretty big sum was received by Alexis Maas after his death. Even though Alexis missed her husband who left her all alone, she at least didn’t have to face any financial issue due to her husband’s huge net worth.

3. Children

Alexis Maas and Johnny Carson didn’t have any children together. But Johnny had three sons, Christopher, Cory, and Richard, all of them from his first wife Jody Wolcott. We don’t have any idea why the couple didn’t have any children together, but the fact has always made their fans wonder if they were happily married.

4. Johnny was low profile

It’s often that wife of a celebrity lives low profile life. But in the case of Johnny Carson and Alexis Maas, both of them preferred to remain away from media attention. It is often remembered that Johnny was a very shy person and never argued in front of the camera. People have gone as far as to name him “the most private public man who ever lived” as he used to mostly avoid large parties.

5. Age gap of 26 years

Johnny Carson Wife Alexis Maas
Johnny Carson Talking to Alexis Maas (Source: YouTube)

Alexis Maas was 35 and Johnny Carson was 61 when they got married. Johnny had significant age difference with his earlier wives as well but the age difference of 26 between them between him and Alexis was the largest.

How did Johnny Carson first meet Alexis Maas?

That day, Alexis was walking just in her bikini by Johnny’s house, with an empty wine glass in her hand. And, when Johnny gazed upon her through the window pane, he offered to fill her glass. The couple dated for few years before they got married on June 20, 1987, in Malibu, California. They had a wonderful honeymoon and then remained together ever after.

The couple was spotted to attend the parties and functions together. Unlike Johnny’s past relationships, this marriage was free of conflicts and divorce rumors. Alexis lost her loving husband on January 23, 2005. Johnny died in Los Angeles of respiratory failure arising due to emphysema. Alexis thereafter lived a very private life and no one has an idea what she is doing now.

Other Relationships of Alexis Maas

We do not know of any of her relationships before marriage to Johnny Carson nor after his death. It was Alexis’ first marriage when she married Carson. On the other hand, Johnny Carson was already married three times prior to his marriage with Alexis.

His first marriage was with Jordi Morrill Wolcott, who was the same age as him. They were married for 14 years from 1949 to 1963. After divorcing Jordi, Carson married Joanne Copeland, 5 years younger than him, for 9 years from 1963. His third marriage was with Joanna Holland, who was 15 years younger than him. They got married in 1972 and remained married until divorce in 1985.


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