Mary Anne Stephens
Mary Anne Stephens is an American Philanthropist best known as the wife of Don Shula, the late professional football coach.
Her husband, Don Shula died on May 4, 2020.
Mary Anne Stephens Age
Stephens is 74 years old as of 2019.
Mary Anne Stephens Height
Stephens stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Mary Anne Stephens Net Worth
Stephens’ net worth is under review. However, her husband had an estimated net worth of around $30 million.
Mary Anne Stephens Parents
Stephens was born to a home of 6 children and she was the fifth born. She was brought up in a small town called Coal Hill, Arkansas.
Stephens’ father was a soybean and cotton farmer as well as a rancher while her mother worked as a nurse and Bible teacher.
Mary Anne Stephens Husband
Stephens and her husband Don Shula got married on October 16, 1993, after the two met at a New Year’s Day party in 1992 on Indian Creek Island, Florida, at golfer Ray Floyd’s home.
At the time of their wedding, Don was 61 years old as Stephens was 48 years old. Their wedding took place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Miami Beach.
Don Shula Death / Don Shula Cause of Death
Shula died on May 4, 2020, at the age of 90 years. He died from natural causes. Bill Belichick, New England Patriots head, released a statement that read;
“Don Shula is one of the all-time great coaching figures and the standard for consistency and leadership in the NFL. I was fortunate to grow up in Maryland as a fan of the Baltimore Colts who, under Coach Shula, were one of the outstanding teams of that era.”
“My first connection to Coach Shula was through my father, whose friendship with Coach Shula went back to their days in northeast Ohio. I extend my deepest condolences to the Shula family and the Dolphins organization.”
Mary Anne Stephens Philanthropy
As a philanthropist, Stephens has offered support to many organizations. In 1990, she was named the Arkansas Citizen of the Year by March of Dimes for her charity work.
The award emphasized her work to help students with learning disabilities. This was after she led a fundraiser for a national learning center at the University of the Ozarks in Arkansas. The drive raised $28 million.