Delores Martes was popularly known as “Dee Dee” Jackson. She was the wife of Toriano Adaryll, a famous guitarist who went by the stage name Tito Jackson. Delores stayed married to Tito Jackson from 1972 until they separated in 1988. Their marriage gave birth to a celebrity guitarist who followed their father’s footsteps. Read on to learn more about Delores Martes and her family.
Biography of Delores Martes
Delores Martes was born on April 1, 1955. She is an American, and her Zodiac sign is Aries. She attended Fairfax High School, met Tito Jackson, and married in 1972. Delores and her husband have three sons. The first son, Taj Jackson, was born on August 4, 1973. The second one, Taryll Adren Jackson, was born on August 8, 1975, and the last born, Joe Jackson, was born on July 16, 1978.
The three sons grew up and fell in love with guitar. They formed their band and called themselves The 3T. Delores separated from her celebrity husband in 1988 and divorced in 1993. Following the separation, Delores found love elsewhere and started dating Donald Bohana, a Los Angeles businessman.
Unfortunately, Delores was found dead in a swimming pool at the home of her boyfriend. The murder news spread and was the center of the headlines for a while as police investigated her death. The conclusion was that her then-boyfriend, Donald Bohana, was found guilty of second-degree murder. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. That’s how Delores had her life cut shot on April 27, 1994. She was 39 years old by the time of her death.
Meet the Ex-Husband of Delores Martes
Delores was the celebrity ex-wife of Toriano Adaryll, popularly known as Tito Jackson. Tito was born on October 15, 1953, and is a famous American musician and guitarist. He was born in Gary, Indiana, and was the third child among the ten children in his family. Tito and his siblings lived in a two-bedroom house with their parents in Gary, Indiana. His father worked as a steel mill worker, while his mother was a devoted Jehovah Witness. She played piano and occasionally the clarinet. Tito started loving guitar at a young age, and at some point, he was caught playing his father’s guitar at age 10.
His father demanded he keep playing the guitar, and once he stopped, his father decided to get him his guitar and convinced three of his children to start a singing group.
The siblings named their group The Jackson 5, as two other siblings also joined them. They later renamed it to The Jacksons. The group rose to fame in the 60s and 70s. However, Tito took a solo path in 2003 and performed as a blues musician.
Delores became famous thanks to his ex-husband’s reputation. Moreover, his son followed his father’s footsteps and started his career as a musician and guitarist. His career earned him enough to sustain his family and give them a good life.