Claire Beck: Where is Glenn Beck’s ex-wife now?

Claire Beck

Claire Beck is the first wife of conservative commentator and author Glenn Beck. Claire Beck’s ex-husband is the CEO, founder, and owner of Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his television and radio network TheBlaze. He hosts the Glenn Beck Radio Program, a talk-radio show nationally syndicated on Premiere Radio Networks. Beck also hosts the Glenn Beck television program, which ran from January 2006 to October 2008 on HLN, from January 2009 to June 2011 on Fox News, and now airs on TheBlaze. 

Claire Beck: Bio Summary 

Full NameClaire Ellen McCabe
famous asEx-wife of Glenn Beck
Age N/A
Date of BirthN/A
Place of BirthUnited States of America 
Zodiac signN/A
ChildrenMary Beck, Hannah Beck
SpouseGlenn Beck (m. 1983–1994)

Who is Claire Beck?

Claire was born Claire Ellen McCabe in the United States of America. She is the first woman Glenn Beck took to the altar. The former lovers first met while they were working at WPGC in Washington. They bonded and eventually started a relationship. The former spouses tied the knot in March 1984 in a beautiful wedding ceremony in the presence of their friends, families, and loved ones. 

Glenn Beck and Claire Beck started on a good note with the couple’s marriage being blessed with two daughters: Mary Beck and Hannah Beck. Unfortunately, Mary developed cerebral palsy due to strokes she suffered during childbirth. During their time together Beck’s addiction to alcohol and drugs was a persistent problem in the family.

Though they promised each other forever, things didn’t go as planned. Claire decided she’d had enough and filed for divorce in 1994. Beck was going through a rough patch at the time, and he considered suicide while listening to a Nirvana album.

Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, committed suicide in 1994 over the same issues that Beck was dealing with per thenetline. Beck, on the other hand, remained strong, and rather than taking his own life, he decided to change it for the better. 

Where is Glenn Beck’s ex-wife Clair now?

After their marriage came to an end, Claire Beck went totally out of the limelight and not much has been heard from her. She has not made any headlines or the news in recent years. It is unclear if she ever got married again. Claire Beck’s ex-husband on the other hand found love again. 

Beck decided to reform his life the same year Claire left him, after abusing drugs every day for 15 years. As you might expect, it was really tough for him to change and make the best of the remaining of his life, but he had seen how drugs had affected his marriage and his children and drew some power from the pain to make some changes in his life. 

Tania Colonna relationship

Fortunately for him, he had help from friends, family, and his future wife Tania. He also credits Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) with helping him achieve sobriety. The Radio and TV host said he stopped drinking alcohol and smoking cannabis in November 1994, the same month he attended his first AA meeting.

ALSO, READ; Tania Colonna: Inside the Life of Glenn Beck’s Wife

In 1999, Glenn Beck tied the knot for the second time with Tania Colonna. According to sources, after their marriage the two love birds went looking for a faith on a church tour together, they joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in October of that same year, partly at the urging of his daughter with his first wife Claire Beck, Mary Beck.

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