Debraca Denise is still well-known as the step-daughter of Redd Foxx who was a well-known American stand-up comedian. Also, she has featured in TV series but rose to popularity due to Foxx’s name.

Picture of Debraca Denise with her late dad Redd Foxx
Caption: Picture of Debraca Denise with her late dad Redd Foxx (Photo: Glamour Path)

Who is Debraca Denise's Biological Father? 

As per reports, Denise was born in the year 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the daughter of African-American parents. Her biological father's identity was not revealed and her mother Betty Jean HarrisAt the age of 9, she was adopted by John Elroy Sanford (Red Foxx) her step-father. 

Therefore, her mother Betty married Foxx for the 2nd time. Having American nationality, Debraca is of Black ethnicity. As per reports, she completed her high school education at local schools in St. Louis, Missouri.

About Debraca Denise's Mother Death

Sadly, her mother passed away on October 11, 1991, in Los Angeles, California. Denise's mother Betty's prime cause of death was a heart attack. Sadly, she died at the age of 68 only. 

Who is Debraca Denise's Husband? 

In June 1974, Debraca Denise tied the wedding knot with her husband Ralpha RussellHer husband Russell is a Los Angeles businessman as per reports. The lovebirds' lavish & beautiful wedding ceremony was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Denise and Russell walked down the aisle in presence of 450 guests in concentric circles around a flower-covered gazebo. 

Debraca Denise wedding picture with her husband Ralpha Russell
Caption: Debraca Denise wedding picture with her husband Ralpha Russell (Photo: MarriedCeleb)

As per reports, the overall cost of their lavish was around $40,000. The bride wore a white chiffon gown designed by designer Holan Miller. At the wedding, Antoinette Woods was the maid of honor and Daimon Schott was the best man. Foxx's absence was rumored to be due to his divorce against Betty. Denise and her husband Russell have been married for more than four decades.

Well, before her marriage, Debraca was in a relationship with Jackie Jackson. Her former boyfriend Jackie Jackson well-known American singer and songwriter popular as a founding member of the Jackson 5. Sadly, their affairs didn't last long and split without mentioning any reasons. 

Does The Married Couple Have Kids?

Well, it's hard to determine whether Debraca Denise shares kids with her husband. It's also true, she has been happily married for a long period of time to her spouse Russell. 

Therefore, Denise might be the mother of the kids. Without any proof, we can only assume, she has children blessed out of her married life.

Debraca Denise's Parents' Relationship Information

After a divorce from Debraca's biological father, her mom Betty got married to John Elroy Sanford aka Red Foxx. Her parents Fox and Harris got married on 5th July 1956. When Betty was working as a singer, they met at the backstage club. Sadly, they got divorced after 18 years of marriage. In the year, they filed for divorce stating a compatibility issue. Also, they went through a bit of a messy divorce. 

Denise's dad Red with ex-wife Yun Chi Chung
Caption: Denise's dad Red with ex-wife Yun Chi Chung (Photo: Pinterest)

Then Denise's dad Red's first wife was Evelyn Killebrew. They got married in 1948 and announced their divorce after three years in 1951. For the third time, he tied the wedding knot to Korean-origin wife Yun Chi Chung on 31 December 1976. Sadly, their married life also ended with divorced on 11 September 1981. Foxx's fourth wife was Ka Ho Cho married on 8th July 1991. But their married last Foxx's death in October 1991. 

Debraca Denise's Father Red Foxx Cause of Death

Debraca Denise's dad Red Foxx's cause of death was a heart attack. On October 11, 1991, he passed away on the set of 'The Royal Family. As per reports, he suffered from a heart attack during a break from rehearsals. 

He was immediately rushed to Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Emergency Room, Los Angeles, California, United States. Then Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center announced Foxx's death.

What is Debraca Denise's Net Worth?

Well, she was legally adopted by Redd Foxx, therefore, Denise also got money or property left by her dad. Her father Foxx had a whooping net worth of $11 million from his career. As per reports, he was claimed to be bankrupt continued through his time of death. 

Picture of Debraca Denise with her friend playing game
Caption: Picture of Debraca Denise with her friend playing game (Photo: Answer)

However, Denise earned a decent sum of money out of her professional career. As per reports, Debraca Denise has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. Also, she was an actress who appeared in tv series. Out of her money, Debrace has been living a comfortable life. 

What is the Height of Debraca Denise?

Debraca Denise has a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 M tall. While her body weighs around 63 Kg or 138 pounds. Denise has black hair with dark brown eyes color. 

Is Debraca Denise Still Alive?

Well, Debraca Denise has been leading a quiet and normal life. With how lowkey her life has been, she probably is quite satisfied. Denise is enjoying some quality family time. 

Debraca Denise is still alive and living a comfortable life in St. Louis, Missouri. Also, she might be active in her profession. But we assume, she has been living a happy retired life. 


Well, we already mentioned, why Debraca Denise rose to popularity. She is a television personality who has featured in tv shows. Some of the tv shows, she appeared in are Unsung Hollywood, Sanford & Son, and others. 

Her appearances as herself have also been seen in other television shows. Sadly, Denise's career has been pretty passive.