Juli Boeheim Bio: Husband, Kids, Career, Foundation & Accident

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Juli Boeheim, 57, is the wife of Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University’s head basketball coach since 1976. She is also the founder of “The Boeheim Foundation,” which “strives to enrich the lives of local children and support the elimination of cancer through research and advocacy.” 

A businesswoman, a successful housewife, mother, and loving and caring wife of Jim Boeheim, Juli has always expressed herself at the top among the crowds.

Recently, Juli Boeheim was robbed at gunpoint by a 12-year-old by pulling “an airsoft gun” during a confrontation at Destiny USA shopping mall.

Juli with her husband Jim (Source: @jjb_foundation)
Juli with her husband Jim (Source: jjb_foundation)

Born and grown up in a well-educated family, she has chosen her life to be private among the media.

However, Boeheim couples are always in the limelight by marrying a man more than 2 decades older (20 years!).

Moreover, along with the 3 kids, their life is quite happy, and they live well.

So, we’ll talk more about Juli and her family and her business ventures in this article. So keep reading.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Juli Boeheim
Birth Date March 5, 1966
Birth Place Miami, Florida, United States
Nickname Juli
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education University of Kentucky
Horoscope Pisces
Marital Status Married
Husband Jim Boeheim
Age 57 Years Old
Height 5’5 ft (167cm)
Weight 60 Kg (132 lb)
Body Size 34-25-35 inches
Hair Color Brown
Eye color Brown
Profession Businesswomen as executive
Net Worth $4.50 million
Hobbies Travelling, Soccer, Horse Racing, Basketball
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch of Jim Boeheim Book (Bleeding Orange)
Last Update February, 2024

Juli Boeheim | Early life, Family, Education

Juli Boeheim was born on March 5, 1966, in Miami, Florida, United States. She spent her childhood with her parents in Kentucky.

Being very secretive with her personal life, Juli has not revealed anything regarding her family and siblings.

Juli Boeheim (Source: Twitter)

The identification of her family remains a mystery. Looking at her academic records, she attended a local high school in Florida.

Graduating from the University of Kentucky, Juli completed her master’s degree in child and family studies.

Moreover, her study focuses on infants and young children and disabilities.

Juli Boeheim | Professional Career

First, Juli is well known for her professionalism in business and has established herself as a top businesswoman among the crowd.

Moreover, Juli is widely recognized to be a successful businesswoman and executive. Besides, there is no information regarding her involvement with different business ventures.

Rather than being a businesswoman, Juli came to the limelight because of her relationship with Jim Boeheim.

Furthermore, in 1966, Sports Magazine referred to her as Beauty Queen.

How old is Juli Boeheim ? Age, Height, and Personal Appearance

As of now, Juli is 57 years old. Boeheim is known for her stunning look, flawless skin, and body.

The Businesswomen, Juli, has indeed aged beautifully, and it is just not a one-day job.

She possesses a height of 5’5 ft weighing around 60 Kg. Her body measurements are 34-25-35 inches, respectively.

With American nationality, she belongs to the Christianity religion. Not to mention, the beauty queen has got a brown pair of eyes with brown hair.

Who is Jim Boeheim?

Jim Boeheim is well known for serving as an American college basketball coach.

He has been the head coach of the Syracuse Orange men’s team Atlantic Coast Conference(ACC) for over 10 years.

“The great thing about coaching is I can stay involved in a great game.”

I continued to coach Basketball because I love the game and love to see players work hard and learn from the game to become better players and people.

In coaching basketball, I feel like I have never worked a day in my life.

The basketball coach has worked as an assistant coach under Mike Krzyzewski for the US national team in the 1990 FIBA World Championship.

Jim Boehim
Jim Boeheim, the famous Americal College Basketball Coach (Source: Twitter)

Moreover, Jim assisted in the 2006 FIBA World Championship winning the bronze medal.

He has also been involved in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

He is still coaching at Syracuse Mes’s Basketball. When asked about his retirement, He said,

“I’ve said it 30 times. Because we’re having a bad year, you want me to quit? I don’t quit because we’re having a bad year.

In February 2022, Coach Boeheim honored Coach K in his final game at the Dome.

Who is Juli Boeheim married to? Love Life, Wedding & Kids

Jim and Juli Boeheim have set the perfect example of true love and proved to the world that when there is genuine love between two people, age doesn’t matter.

Yes, you heard it right. Boeheim couples have an age difference of 20 years.

Similarly, many questions regarding their age difference have been asked Juli, and she says;

“I saw someone who is bright and funny and well-read and mature and realistic. But I see someone who can be playful, too.”

These couples first met in 1994 at a party at the Kentucky Derby in Lexington. After dating for 2 years, the couple tied the knot on October 10, 1997.

Jim and Juli are spending the best time of their life together with love and care. Also, there are no rumors of any disputes or divorce.


Boeheim couples are happy parents of their 3 children, Jackson (Buddy), Jimmy, and Jaime. All of these kids play Basketball at the collegiate level.

Juli Boeheim family
Juli Boeheim family (Source: tigerdroppings.com)

Jimmy plays for Cornell University, and Jaime plays for the University of Rochester. Jackson, also known as Buddy, is a guard playing at Syracuse.

Besides that, Jim Boeheim also has a daughter Elizabeth from his ex-wife Elaine Boeheim.

The Boeheim Family includes Jimmy, twins Jamie and Jack. Jim’s older daughter, Elizabeth.

Juli Boeheim | Car Accident

On February 20, 2019, when Juli with her husband drove home, they met with an accident on Interstate 690 in Syracuse.

A 51-year-old pedestrian named Jordan Jimenez lost his life after he was hit by Boeheim’s car.

According to the report, the main root of the incident was the slippery road and bad weather.

Juli Boeheim’s Car Accident spot (Source: Nova Scotia Today)

Jim didn’t notice the disabled car, which was in the middle of the road, and suddenly he turned the car away. But, unfortunately, he hit Jimenez.

Additionally, Boeheim’s couple suffered a lot of trouble from this accident.

Later, the case was finalized, and Juli and Jim were cleared from the charges with no fault.

They both expressed heartful sympathy for Jimenez’s family and also promised to support his family financially.

Juli Boeheim | Robbed at Gun Point 

In March 2022, Julie Boeheim was robbed at gunpoint, which shocked everyone.

A 12-year-old boy was arrested and accused of robbing in the parking lot of a Syracuse, New York, Destiny USA shopping mall.

She was sitting in her car at Destiny USA on March 1 when the youngster confronted her with “an airsoft gun.”

DestinyUSA Mall
Destiny USA Mall (Source: Syracuse.com)

Luckily, she was not injured. Glory to god. Her husband, shaken by the incident, told Syracuse Radio,

“She’s definitely shaken. I mean, this isn’t television; it’s not movies; it’s real life. Somebody puts a gun in the face.

He added, “She’s handling it well, I mean better than I probably would.

Juli Boeheim | Net Worth, Salary, and Foundation

Well known as a business executive, she has successfully managed her business with different ventures.

However, Juli has never revealed much more about her income related to business and career.

As of 2024, Juli’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.5 million. Likewise, the American beauty lives luxurious lives with her husband and kids.


Jim and Juli founded the Jim and Juli Foundation in 2009. This Foundation strives to enrich the lives of local kids within the Central New York community.

Moreover, it also provides support for eliminating cancer through research and advocacy.

The Instagram account of the  Foundation is given here: Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation.


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A post shared by Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation (@jjb_foundation)

In 2004, Juli was presented the Humanitarian Medallion at the annual House of Providence Dinner.

It is an award given by Catholic Charities in recognition of bettering the lives of others and dedication to the Syracuse Community.

In 2005 she earned Citizen of the Year honors from Temple Adath Yeshurun.

Lesser known facts about Juli Boeheim

  • Juli is very optimistic about her husband’s ex-wife Elaine. Elaine is also quite impressed with Juli, and they are often seen with each other at Basketball games.
  • Juli real birth name is Juli Greene Boeheim.
  • Juli and her husband are very fond of horse racing and playing Basketball. 
  • Jim Boeheim’s Wife designed a unique T-shirt, i.e., ‘Battle of the Boeheims,’ when her sons Jimmy and Jackson played against each other.
  • Jim and Juli first met at a horse racing match.
  • She calls Jackson Buddy, Jamie as Sissy, and Jimmy JJ.

Social Media Presence:

Juli Boeheim actively appears on different social media platforms. Boeheim couple often shares their pictures and family on various social platforms.

You can follow the Instagram and Twitter page of the Jim and Juli Foundation to learn more about Juli and Boeheim’s family.


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A post shared by Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation (@jjb_foundation)

Moreover, you can find and follow Jim on the following platforms, where he often shares about his career and children.

Foundation Instagram: 2,538 Followers

Twitter: 102.9k Followers

Foundation Twitter: 3,633 Followers

Some FAQs:

How old is coach Jim Boeheim’s wife?

Jim Boeheim’s wife Juli Boeheim is 57 years old as of 2024.

Why is Juli Boeheim famous?

Juli Boeheim is famous for being the wife of talented American college basketball coach Jim Boeheim.

How much older is Jim Boeheim than Juli Boeheim?

Jim Boeheim is 20 years older than Juli Boeheim. However, they share an excellent bond and understand each other well.

Where does Juli Boeheim live?

Juli Boeheim resides with her family in Syracuse, New York City, the United States.

What is Jim Boeheim’s salary at Syracuse University?

Jim Boeheim’s salary at Syracuse University was $2,638,851 for 2020.

Are Jim Boeheim’s children adopted?

Yes, Jim Boeheim has adopted a child who is Elizabeth Boeheim, Jim Boeheim’s oldest daughter. The couple adopted her when she was 1-week old.

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