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Dee Jay Mathis


Facts of Dee Jay Mathis

Full NameDee Jay Mathis
First NameDee
Middle NameJay
Last NameMathis
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Wife
Birth CityUnion
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseJames Caan
No Of Children1
Date of Birth1961

Dee Jay Mathis is well known for being the ex-wife of the late American actor James Caan

Dee Jay was born in 1961 in Union, New Jersey, United States. She was a dancer and actress by profession. 

She was noticed for her performance in the Mitch Miller Show, First Impressions as a dancer. 

Also, as an actress, she has given a performance in movies like “The Passy” and “Frankie and Johnny.”

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The relationship status of Dee and James

Dee Jay and James got married to each other in 1961. The couple dated each other since 1959, after they met each other in Los Angeles

Their wedding had also taken place in Los Angeles. Sadly, their marriage didn’t long last, as they had to divorce after five years of marriage in 1966

The reason behind their divorce is under review.

Dee Jay Mathis with her ex-husband James Caan
Dee Jay Mathis with her ex-husband James Caan. Source: Pinterest

Does Dee Jay have any children with James?

During their five years of marriage, the couple gave birth to a daughter named Tara A. She was born on November 5, 1964.

About her ex-husband James Caan

James Edmund Caan was born on March 26, 1940, in New York City, United States. He was an actor, singer, and voice actor. 

He came into the limelight from his epic crime movie The Godfather and Again The Godfather II. 

James had a five-year break in his career, and later on, he came up with movies like “City of Ghosts,” “Get Smart,” “The Yards,” and others. 

Sadly, the actor is no longer alive as he died on July 6, 2022, at the age of 82, in Los Angeles, California, United States. 

He died from a heart attack caused by coronary artery disease. 

He also had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure during his death. He got buried at Eden Memorial Park cemetery. 

Dee Jay wasn’t the only wife of James.

After getting divorced from Dee Jay, James got married thrice. Secondly, he was married to the late actress Sheila Marie Ryan.

They got married on January 12, 1976. The couple had given birth to a son named Scott Caan, who was born on August 23, 1976, in Los Angeles

Unfortunately, they got divorced in 1977

Thirdly James got married to Ingrid Hajek on September 9, 1990. They had an age gap of 20 years in their marriage. 

They gave birth to a son named Alexander James Caan. He was born on April 10, 1991. After three years, James got divorced from Hajek on March 29, 1994

Lastly, James got married to costume designer Linda Stokes on October 7, 1995, after dating for a year. 

They share two sons together named James Arthur Caan and Jacob Nicholas Caan. The couple later divorced in 2017

James on his son Scott Caan

In an interview with ET Canada, the late actor James said that he was extremely proud of his son Scott

He had thought Scott was going to be a ball player as he was a great ball player. 

James had thought he would have front seats at Yankee Stadium, but Scott chose to be a thespian. James lastly added he got four sons, but he is doing really well. 

James would be a football player.

The late actor James Caan who is well known as a star of The Godfather, was giving a debut in football before having any interviews for acting. 

At the age of 16, James was a football player at Michigan State

Net Worth 

The net worth of Dee Jay is under review. Instead, her late ex-husband used to hold a net worth of $20 million. 


  1. The age of Dee Jay Mathis is 82 years old.
Updated On Wed Dec 06 2023 Published On Tue Aug 08 2023 By Smity

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