Delores Nowzaradam is a retired secretary and school teacher, who is best known as the former wife of Dr. Younan Nowzaradan, a famous Iranian-American surgeon, TV personality, and author. Dr. Nowzaradan, also known as Dr. Now, is the star of the popular TLC reality show My 600-lb Life, where he helps morbidly obese people lose weight and regain their health. Delores supported her husband’s career and took care of his family for many years, but also faced a bitter divorce and fought for her rights and assets. Nowzaradam moved on with her life and focused on her family and career.

Birth Name

Delores McRedmond




Retired Secretary, School Teacher, Celebrity Ex-wife



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Delores Nowzaradam was born on the 20th of November 1953, in United States.


She’s currently 70 years old.

Sun Sign







Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Louis McRedmond
  • Mother – Edith McRedmond
  • Siblings – Stephanie (Brother), Theresa (Sister), Ellen (Sister), Mary (Sister), Julie (Sister), Marie (Sister), and Julie (Sister).

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Delores Nowzaradam has dated –

  •  Dr. Younan Nowzaradan – In 1975, Delores and Younan Nowzaradan tied the knot and shared three children together. Their children are two daughters Jessica Nowzaradan (b. May 1, 1983)and Jennifer Nowzaradan, (b. February 21, 1980), and a son named Jonathan Nowzaradan (b. February 6, 1978). However, the couple is now no longer married. They called it quits on their marriage after 27 years of marriage. Nevertheless, in 2002, their marriage didn’t long last and filed for divorce. Delores cited “cruel treatment” and “insupportablity” as the reason for their divorce.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m


  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 134 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-30-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 30 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Delores became known as the ex-wife of a famous Iranian surgeon as well as an American surgeon, and TV personality named Younan Nowzaradan. Her husband is one of the most famous and also successful Iranian surgeons who is also widely recognized as an Iranian author. On the other hand  is a retired secretary and school teacher.

Delores Nowzaradam Net worth

Delores Nowzaradam has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Delores Nowzaradam

  • McRedmond known as Delores Nowzaradam was born to a business-oriented family Louis and Edith McRedmond. She grew up with seven siblings; seven sisters and two brothers.
  • McRedmond came into the limelight of the media as the wife of Dr. Younan Nowzaradan. She is an American physician, author, and television personality.
  • Her ex-husband is specialized in bariatric surgery and vascular surgery. Besides, he is best known for his work as a weight-loss coach in the TLC Program, My 600-lb Life.
  • Delores used to work as a secretary but she later quit her profession to focus on her children’s upbringing. The children are now already grown up and can financially take themselves.
  • However, Delores and Younan is now no longer married. They called it quits on their marriage after 27 years of marriage.
  • Presently, Delores works as a teacher and tutor at Oak Ridge Elementary. Now She was focused and hardworking in her career.


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