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Who Is Doug Flutie? Explore About His Wife, Married, Kids, & Parents


Doug Flutie is an American football quarterback. He is a sports person married to his long-term girlfriend, Laurine Forti. Doug and Laurine are now together since 1985, having 36 years of marriage life. The couple is the parents of two children. Doug is one of the unlucky person as he loses his parents on the same day.

What is Doug Flutie doing now?

After 21 seasons as a professional American football player, Doug Flutie retired in 2005 and 12 seasons in National Football League (NFL). After retirement, he has been busy by himself. For now, he is happily working with The Flutie Bother Band, where he plays drums. He also participates in ABC’s Dancing With the Start on season 22. Dough work as a college football analyst on NBC Sports Network.

Where Does Doung Futie Live?

Doug Flutie is an American football player born on October 23, 1962, in Manchester, Maryland, U.S. His birth sign is Scorpio. At present, his age is 58 years old with a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m and a weight of 81 kg or 180 lbs.

At high school in Natick, he was a promising player. He completed graduation from Boston College, which was only National Collegiate Athletic Associated Division I-A. Boston College was the only school that offered him a scholarship at the time.

Fifty-eight years old Doug Flutie loves to relax in his Natick, Massachusetts home. Home where Doug Flutie loves to hang out in jeans and a T-shirt often. Doug Flutie Massachusetts home is special for many reasons. One being, the fact that this home is designed by non-other than his high school sweetheart and his wife, Laurie Fortier.

Natick, Massachusetts, United States, is Doug Flutie’s childhood hometown as well. The current resident of Doug Flutie features a pool out back and a basketball off to the side.

Doug Flutie spends his early part of the fall months in his Massachusetts resident. Relaxing and sometimes coaching his nephew Troy Flutie in nearby school Natick Redmen. While Doug Flutie spends later fall months in Stamford, Conn., or New York. Where Dough Flutie works as a college football analyst on NBC Sports Network.

What Happened To Doug Parents

Doug Flutie’s father is Richard Flutie, and his mother is Joan Flutie. Doug’s parents lived happily for 56 years until death, as both of them died on the same day. On 18 November 2015 was the most tragic moment for him as he lost both his parents.

Doug’s father was ill and was admitted to the hospital, where he took his last breath due to a heart attack. No more than 1 hour after his father’s death, Doug’s mother also suffered a heart attack and passed away on the same day. After the tragic loss of Doug, he told ESPN that.

“They say you can die of a broken heart and I believe it, I would like to honor my parents for all that they did throughout my and my brothers’ and sister’s lives. My parents were always there for their children, from the days my Dad coached us as kids and my Mom would work the concession stands, through to this morning.”

On 19 November 2015, Doug tweeted, Rest in peace, Mom and Dad, where he suggested the audience take a moment and read his Facebook post.

Is Doug Flutie Married?

Doug Flutie married his longtime girlfriend, Laurie Forti, on August 10, 1985. Laurine Forti was a formal cheerleader (b. 4 December 1964) in Natick, Mass.

Both Doug and Laurie attend the same Natick High School where they first met. They started dating form 1979, and after five years of dating, Doug proposed to Laurie on Christmas, 1984. In front of their family members, relatives and friends, they married in Natick Mass at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church on 10 August 1985.

On 10 August 2014, Doug tweeted and wished her wife a 29th anniversary. It has already been 36 years since they have both are living happily with their two children. 

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On 21 March 1988, Doug and Laurie welcomed their first daughter Alexa. After three years, the couple was blessed with son Doug jr. who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. Their daughter is also a cheerleader like Laurie. Alexa was married to U.S marine Lan Sumner on 22 July 2015, making Doug father-in-law.

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Doug was featured on Season 5 of Celebrity Family Feud with his daughter Alexa, son-in-law Lan, brother Darren and nice Jennifer as a team against Jerry Springer. His wife was not present on the show as they had just celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary.