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Thomas James Burris

Riddhi Published On Fri Apr 10 2020   Modified On Fri Apr 10 2020
Thomas James Burris

Facts of Thomas James Burris

Full NameThomas James Burris
First NameThomas
Middle NameJames
Last NameBurris
Birth NameThomas James Burris
ProfessionReal Estate Agent
Birth CountryUSA
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SpouseKaren Carpenter(died)
No Of Children1


    Body and Relation Status of Thomas James Burris

    What is Thomas James Burris marital status ?Single
    How many children does Thomas James Burris have ?1
    Who is Thomas James Burris married with?Karen Carpenter(died)

    Thomas James Burris is a popular American real estate developer who received huge limelight after marrying American singer Karen Carpenter in 1980. However, their marriage ended just after three years as Karen died in 1983. 

    How Was Thomas James Burris Married Life With Karen Carpenter?

    Thomas James Burris shared the wedding vows with famous American singer and musician Karen Carpenter on August 31, 1980, in Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel. 

    Thomas James Burris and Karen Carpenter on their wedding day
    Thomas James Burris and Karen Carpenter on their wedding day

    Image Source: Alamy

    How And When Did They Meet?

    Well, as per some of the tabloid sources, they met each other at a dinner at Chic Ma Maison Restaurant in 1980 and got married the same year after a few months of a dating relationship.

    Karen started feeling anxious after she was not able to conceive a baby. But, after a few investigations, she found out that her husband had undergone a vasectomy, which was the reason for her not being pregnant. 

    Following this, she started feeling uncomfortable with her husband as she wanted to be a mother.

    Following this, she filed for divorce; however, the process couldn't be completed as she died on February 4, 1983, at the age of 33 due to suffering from anorexia and eating disorder. 

    His Life After Karen's Death

    After the death of Karen, Thomas James Burris disappeared from the public. 

    There was a huge rumour of him being dead, but later on, some of the sources claimed him to be alive and has preferred to stay away from the media. 

    Also, he is not active in any kind of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    Is He Married Now? 

    Well, there is no actual information about his current life, but prior to marriage with Karen, he was married. Also, he shared a son with his first wife. However, all the detail on it is missing.

    Rumours And Controversy

    After the news of Karen and Thomas' divorce, Thomas was dragged into controversy as Karen stated that they were separating in the divorce settlement where she had to pay $1 million to him. 

    Some sources claimed that Karen was in huge debt due to her former husband's physical and mental torture.