Meet Ric Ocasek’s Second Wife Suzanne Ocasek: Her Career, Marriage, & More

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Meet Ric Ocasek’s Second Wife Suzanne Ocasek: Her Career, Marriage, & More

Suzanne Ocasek is a celebrity wife famous as the ex-wife of late American singer, songwriter, & record producer Ric Ocasek. Her ex-husband was widely known as the co-lead vocalist, & rhythm guitarist of the rock band The Cars.

Well, Suzanne was married to the late singer for a while and apparently had a beautiful relationship before they called it quits. But what about her life at present? Did she marry again after her divorce from Ric?

In this article, we are going to explore some interesting facts about Suzanne Ocasek’s career, love life, children, & much more. Continue reading.

Suzanne Ocasek Birth Details, Age

The ex-wife of late singer Ric, Suzanne was born in December 1949, in the United States. She goes by Suzanne Otcasek. She had pretty much an ordinary life as a kid, where she lived along with her parents in her hometown.

However, unfortunately, Suzanne has not revealed any details regarding her mother or father. That said, we hope, she talks about her family background someday in the future.

Suzanne Ocasek Is Famous As Ric Ocasek’s Wife

Like we said earlier, Suzanne gained fame only after she married singer and songwriter Ric Ocasek. The couple married in 1971, in a beautiful wedding ceremony. Both their close friends and family members attended their marriage ceremony.

Well, as expected, the couple’s marriage was hugely covered, also because it was Ric’s second marriage. But unfortunately, the former husband and wife could not live up to the expectation.

Almost over 17 years into their relationship, they called it quits. They divorced in 1988.

She Is a Mother Of Two

From her marital relationship with the late singer Ric, Suzanne became a mother of two beautiful children. She welcomed her first child Eron Otcasek in 1973, in Boston, MA. Similarly, her second son Derek Otcasek was born in 1981.

Suzanne Ocasek's Son Eron Ocasek
Suzanne Ocasek’s Son Eron Ocasek

Not much is known about his second son, but her oldest son Eron is a successful actor. He has appeared in numerous movies and TV series like Absence, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Charlie’s Party, School of Rock, and many others.

Suzanne’s Husband Was Already Married Prior To Her

Like we said earlier, Suzanne is not the first wife of Ric. He was rather married earlier to his first wife Constance Campbell. They reportedly married in 1963. From their relationship, they also had a son named Christopher Otcasek.

But unfortunately, things between them didn’t go as planned. They divorce after 8 years of marriage in 1971, which was just months before Ric’s wedding with Suzanne. The duo never revealed the exact reason for their separation.

Suzanne Ocasek’s Husband Ric Cheated On Her With Third Wife Paulina

While still married to Suzanne, Ric reportedly began an affair with a model named Paulina Porizkova, who also later turned into his third wife.

Ric and Paulina met in 1984 during the making of the music video of the song “Drive.” Well, the duo soon began dating and eventually married on August 23, 1989, on Saint-Barthélemy island.

Suzanne Ocasek's Ex-Husband Ric With His Third Wife Paulina
Suzanne Ocasek’s Ex-Husband Ric With His Third Wife Paulina

After being married for over 2 decades, Paulina announced in May 2018 that they had separated a year earlier. The duo, however, never officially divorced and we legally married until Ric’s death on September 15, 2019.

With Paulina, Ric had two kids, Jonathan Raven Ocasek, born November 4, 1993, & Oliver Orion Ocasek, born May 23, 1998.

Her Hubby Was a Successful Singer & Songwriter

Suzanne Ocasek’s former spouse, Ric was a successful singer, songwriter, & record producer as well. He was most famous as the co-lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, & frontman for the rock band the Cars.

With his band, he gave some of his biggest hits like The Cars, Candy-O, Panorama, Heartbeat City, Move Like This, & many others. Apart from his work with The Cars, he also had a decent solo career.

He released his first solo album in 1982, which was Beatitude. Some of his other solo albums include Fireball Zone, Negative Theater, Troublizing, to name a few.

Did Suzanne Ocasek Marry Again After Divorce?

Eversince her split from Ric, Suzanne has avoided all the media attention. In fact, she doesn’t seem to be on any social media platforms. Thus, it has been extremely difficult to trace whether she ever got married after separating from Ric. Also, there have been no reports on her dating life as well.

Thus, for now, all we can do is wait until Suzanne comes out in public to talk about her love life.

What Is Her Net Worth At Present?

As a former celebrity spouse, Suzanne has undoubtedly lived a luxurious life. But what exactly is her net worth? Well, she has unfortunately not revealed the exact sum of her wealth. However, on the other hand, her late spouse Ric was worth around $40 million at the time of his death.