Andrew Vladimir was Sally Jessy Raphael’s husband. Sally, Andrew’s ex-wife, used to host a tabloid talk show. She has also appeared on screen as an actress. Among her credits are The Addams Family (1991), No One Would Tell (1996), and The Equaliser (1985).
Andrew Vladimir: Bio Summary
|Date of Birth||6th February 1932|
|Date of Passing||15th December 2008 (at the age of 76)|
|Known for||Former spouse of Sally Jessy Raphael|
|Marital Partner||Sally Jessy Raphael|
|Offspring||Allison Vladimir and Andrea Vladimir|
Andrew Vladimir was born in New Rochelle, New York on February 6, 1932. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Yale University and his master’s degree at Florida International University. He also attended Harvard Business School.
In New York, Andrew Vladimir joined Ruder & Finn Public Relations. Vladimir International, his own advertising and public relations agency in Puerto Rico, grew to become one of the island’s largest. After relocating to Miami, he established Vladimir and Evans Advertising and Public Relations.
Andrew Vladimir eventually sold the company to Young & Rubicam and relocated to Seattle. Sharp, Hartwig & Vladimir was founded by him there. He was appointed Bermuda’s Director of Tourism. He was an emeritus associate professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University.
Andrew Vladimir served on the boards of directors of the Yale Club and the Shake-a-Leg Foundation, and he was an active member of Coral Gables Congregational Church, serving on the Church Council.
Andrew Vladimir was a management and marketing consultant as well as a professor, author, co-author, and travel writer. He was named ‘Mr. Quotable Quote’ by industry professionals who praised his business and academic accomplishments.
Sally Jessy Raphael was Andrew Vladimir’s wife. Sally was 18 when they married in 1953. Allison Vladimir and Andrea Vladimir were their daughters. After five years of marriage, they divorced in 1958. Allison died on February 2, 1992, at the age of 33.
Allison died as a result of a drug overdose from a back pain medication she was taking. Her death was ruled an accident due to the “combination effects of several prescribed drugs.” Andrew Vladimir married Ute Carey Vladimir later in life.
Sally Jessy Raphael married Karl Soderlund, and the couple has a son named Jason Soderlund. Karl died in 2020 after being married for 58 years.
What Happened to Sally Jessy Raphael’s Ex-Husband?
Andrew Vladimir died on December 15, 2008, at the age of 76, in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA. His wife of 20 years, Ute Carey Vladimir, survives him, as do his mother, Geraldine Vladimir; his children, Andrea Vladimir (Peter Romanoff), Jennifer Shashaty (Christopher), Tom Vladimir (Julia), Alex Vladimir, Michele Carey (Rab Cummings), Sonia Monahan (Mike), and 11 grandchildren.