Doreen Lioy was born in Burbank, California, the United States of America. Similarly, she belongs to the white ethnicity and holds American nationality. Doreen is a private person and keeps her life in a low keyword so her early life, age, parents, and siblings are missing in the media. Regarding her educational backgrounds, there is no information in any online source till date.
Talking about the relationship, Doreen relationship status is mysterious as of 2018. She might be single, dating or married, as she has updated much about her recent relationship status. She is surprisingly out from the media and none have an idea where she is right now and what is she doing. Previously, Lioy was married to the most popular murderer and rapist, Richard Ramirez. There is no information about their meetings neither there is any news about their affairs. However, as per some sites, Ramirez and Doreen were penpals and she used to write many letters to him. It seems that they met each other after Richard was sent to prison.
Some sources also told that when Ramirez in the jail, she used to write lots of love letters to him. And in the year 1996, they shared a wedding vows with one another in the jail of San Francisco. She could not accept the fact that her husband was a murderer and a rapist because of her blind trust. Even Liyo said that her life partner was innocent in 1997 and stated:
“He’s kind, he’s funny, he’s charming… I think he’s really a great person. He’s my best friend; he’s my buddy.”
Doreen married her love, Richard by going against of her family. Unfortunately, she was betrayed by the love of her life and was really broken after she came to know the truth in 2010 and later separated with her husband.
Ramirez died of natural causes in 2013, but, nobody showed up to claim his body. The very fact that nobody showed up to claim his body also indicates that Lioy had already broken up with him.
Well, Doreen Lioy started her career as a magazine editor. She was involved in a TV documentary called THS Investigates: Love Behind Bars. Additionally, she got massive popularity as the writer for her biography, Richard Ramirez: The Night Stalker. Besides that, she also comes in limelight as a wife of a murderer, rapist and a serial killer, Richard.
Doreen Lioy has collected a good sum from her career. As per online sources, in the USA is $53,500 per year. So, she might be earning a similar amount throughout her career. However, her exact earnings including net worth are yet under review.