Dr. Younan Nowzaradan is a well-known bariatric surgeon in the world of obesity treatment, he rose to fame from the TLC Channel reality show, “My 600lb Life.” Dr. Nowzaradan has served in the field of medicine for over forty-five years which is an impressive feat however, he could not replicate such longevity in his marriage. Dr. Nowzaradan is a divorcee, he was previously married to Delores Nowzaradan and had kids from the relationship. In this article, we will steal the spotlight from Dr. Nowzaradan and put it on his ex-wife.
Who is Delores Nowzaradan?
Delores Nowzaradan who goes by the name Delores McRedmond is a business owner, former secretary, elementary teacher, and ex-wife of Dr. Nowzaradan. She holds American citizenship and belongs to the caucasian ethnicity. Her zodiac is Scorpio and according to readings, the female born with the sign are said to have personality traits of being passionate, ambitious, full of imagination, assertive, loyal, and honest.
Delores McRedmond was born on November 20, 1953, in United States. The birthdate makes her 69 years old. She comes from a family of businessmen born to Louis McRedmond and Edith McRedmond. She has 9 siblings among which 7 sisters and two brothers. Delores grew up in Tennessee where she attended school. While there isn’t much information on her education, Delores did complete high school and joined college.
Delores was exposed to family business from a young age and later joined the company in a secretarial position. Delores inherited 4.6% of the company share after her father passed away in August 1997. Her father had arranged to equally distribute 46 % of his share to all ten children. After her marriage to Dr. Nowzaran, she became more involved in family responsibilities as a housewife including taking care of mother in law. At one point she worked as a primary teacher at Oakridge Elementary in Huston, Texas.
Marriage & kids:
Delores McRedmond was once happily married to Dr. Nowzaradan. The pair got married in 1975. In the years of togetherness, the pair gave birth to three children Jonathan, followed by Jennifer, and then Jessica Nowzaradan.
Jonathan was born on February 6, 1978, he is the founder and CEO of Megalomedia a video production company in Texas. Middle daughter Jennifer was born on February 21, 1980. She took Art as a major in college and graduated from St. Edward’s University. She currently is an Art Instructor at a South Austin high school. Jennifer is a married woman and has a son from the relationship. The youngest Jessica was born on May 1, 1983, and is interested in art and photography.
Moving forward, the doctor’s ever-increasing workload became a major thorn in the pair’s marriage. Dolores didn’t like it when her husband spent more time at the clinic and paid little heed to his children. Frustrated, she filed for a divorce in 2002 citing a lack of support and cruelty from her husband. The court battle continued for two long years before being finalized in 2004. And according to the court document from the District Court of Harris County, the reasons for divorce filing were affirmed and Delores was handed 70% of total assets as a divorce settlement.
Following the divorce, Delores completely forfeited the Nowzaradan surname and goes by Delores McRedmond. She hasn’t married again instead Delores likes to give her time to her children and grandchildren.
Delore is on Facebook by the username delores.mcredmond, and a quick scroll through her photos will leave you with the impression that she values family more than anything. On Feb 7, 2020, she shared a picture of her toddler granddaughter, Norah Lucia Paul who indeed is the daughter of her second child Jennifer Paul and her husband. Delores also shared pictures of her grandson Jonah Paul who turned 5 years old on December 31, 2021. Delores takes pride as a grandmother and likes to help her daughter raise their children.
As a 4.6 % shareholder, Delores was dragged into a sibling feud for the takeover of “McRedmond Brothers, Incoporated.” After the passing of her father, the company shares fall into the hand of Delores and her nine 9 siblings. Her brothers Louis Anthony McRedmond and Edward Stephen McRedmond became the major shareholders. Alongside the main grease business, MIB has expanded its operation in real estate. The most noticeable real estate acquisition of the company was the Neuhoff property. Among the two brothers, Louise oversaw the grease business while Stephen took care of the managing side of operation including Neuhoff property development. However, as things got out of hand, the two brothers went to court to get a decision on whether to keep or dispose Neuhoff property alongside other different disagreements. In December 2006, Delores and her five sisters Stephanie, Theresa, Ellen, Mary, and Julie sided with Louis and filed as collective plaintiffs against Stephan and the other two sisters Marie and Julie.
Younan Nowzaradan was born on the 11th of October 1944 in Iran. Growing up, Younan spent much of his early life in Iran including his life as an academic. After graduating high school, he enrolled at the University of Tehran and graduated in 1970 with a Doctor of Medicine degree. He later participated in the Medical Orientation Program at Saint Louis University and finished his Rotating Surgical Internship at St. Johns Hospital in 1971.
After his M.B.B.S degree, Nowzaradan decided to move to America to pursue his career. He continued his studies alongside his medical practice and earned a cardiovascular fellowship at the Texas heart institute. A pioneer in minimally invasive laparoscopic technique, Nowzaradan continued his medical practice and started working with obese people. He was later approached by the TLC network to work on the reality series “My 60bl- life.