Where Is Barbara Dobbs Now? The Ex-Wife Of Ron White

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Where Is Barbara Dobbs Now? The Ex-Wife Of Ron White
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Barbara Dobbs is an interior designer who is better known as the ex-wife of Ron White, a stand-up comedian, actor, and author, famous as a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.

People also know Dobbs’ this ex-husband as “Tater Salad” and he is the author of the book I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn’t Have the Ability, which appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.

Barbara and White were in a marital relationship for four years from the mid to late 2000s. During those times though the outsiders faintly got to know the former. Comprehend as much as possible about the life of Barbara Dobbs in the headings below; her family roots, her relationship with White, and more.

Who Is Barbara Dobbs; Her Origin 

Of all the wives of Ron, Barbara might top the list when it comes to falling into oblivion after dissolving a relationship with a famous celebrity.

And although the precise readouts in regards to her birth date are tough to come by, some records, nonetheless claim she is currently 72 years old. Barbara studied at Cuyahoga Community College and also at the Ohio State University.

Dobbs also reportedly spent most of her life in Georgia cruising through places like Suwanee, Augusta, Duluth, Norcross, and Tucker. She is additionally reported to have resided in Boca Raton, Florida, and Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Currently, she is alleged to be living in Goleta, California. What’s reported so far for her profession is Dobbs used to work as an interior designer for Jeff Foxworthy, also a comedian as well as an actor, writer, producer, TV/radio personality, and author.

Dobbs was a former employee at a now-defunct company, Interior Visions Design Group LLC.
Barbara Dobbs Relationship With Her Ex-Husband, Ron White

The interior designer, Barbara Dobbs married the Drunk In Public comedian, Ron White in 2004. This was 10 years after Tater Slad’s divorce from his first wife, Lori Brice.

Tater Salad, Drunk In Public comedian Ron White, also the ex-husband of Barbara Dobbs.
Barbara Dobbs’ ex-husband, Ron White – a comedian famous for his works Tater Salad, Drunk In Public. John Locher/AP

After the marriage, Ron and Barbara lived together in a home in Atlanta. They, however, would split in 2008. Even less is on the records as to why and how the couple came to end their marriage.

Her Ex-Husband, Ron White’s Other Wives 

Five years after divorcing Dobbs, Ron married Margo Rey, a Mexican singer-songwriter in 2013 but would split from her four years later. Rey during the time of the divorce said the comedian left her penniless after she overcame cancer.

In court documents, White’s second wife added Ron ended their relationship and canceled her credit cards with no warning. Rey said her ex-husband also allegedly changed the locks to the home they were renovating.

Margo Rey with her ex-spouse, Ron White, the ex-husband of Barbara Dobbs.
Barbara Dobbs’ ex-husband, Ron White with his other ex-wife, Margo Rey (left). Getty

The songstress additionally accused Ron of cutting her off when she was attempting to pay for medical bills for her cancer treatment.

She, henceforth, requested for the spousal support claiming Ron’s team canceled 30 of her gigs – all of which her team had booked alongside his – with no warning, leaving her without income.

Dobbs’ Ex-Spouse Ron Said He Was Never Married To Margo
During their divorce battle Ron, however, claimed he wasn’t officially the husband of Margo because she refused to sign a prenup.

He tried to end the union calling their wedding a ‘mock marriage ceremony.’ L.A. Superior Court judge initially sided with Margo and declared the couple was in a common-law marriage under Texas law and had also lived together in California as husband and wife.

Whit’s second wife beat breast cancer after undergoing a double mastectomy in 2009. Her disease, however, would return in January 2013 this time spreading on her lymph node.

Before Ray or even Dobbs, White was married to Lori Brice from 1981 to 1993. Together, they had one son, Marshall White.

What About Barbara Dobbs; Does She Have A New Husband? 

It is unclear whether Ron’s second wife remarried or all single; Dobbs kept a low profile while she was the wife of the Texas-born comedian and continues to stay out of the public eye to this day.

Further, she is also virtually an unreachable name in social media; be it on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. In fact, Dobbs has hardly been in the media converse ever since her separation from White.

Is Barbara As Rich As Her Ex-Husband, Ron White; What Is Her Net Worth?

While Ron is reputedly an eight-figure man with his net worth resting above $40 million, it reasonably seems improbable that his ex-wife Barbara is anywhere as near as rich as the Behavior Problems writer.

To have a perspective, in 2020, Ron, himself admitted to making over $200k a month that year.

Barbara Dobbs ex-husband, Ron White.
Dobbs’ ex-partner, Ron White, a comedian – known for You Can’t Fix Stupid, Behavioral Problems.

Also, in 2013, Forbes listed him as one of the top-earning comedians of that year. And considering the figure against the apparent unpopularity of Dobbs, it’s pretty given she has a lot to go before pulling in that amount of money.

In any case, if not millions of dollars, Dobbs at least might be doing fine in terms of stipends in light of the fact that she purportedly had quite a reputation as quite a well-thought-of designer. The numbers to her net worth, however, are still a yawning puzzle.


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