A photo of Ann Buck with her family during Natalie Buck's graduation. Source: Instagram

Here’s What You Need to Know about Joe Buck’s First Wife, Ann Archambault Buck!


Ann Archambault Buck is known for being the ex-wife of American sportscaster, Joe Buck.

Ann celebrates her birthday every November 23; however, her actual year of birth is missing. She is the daughter of Thomas Archambault and Jackie Archambault (Hunter). Archambault graduated from the University of Mississippi.

Here’s what we know about Ann!

Married to Her College Sweetheart

Ann Archambault Buck married her college sweetheart, Joe Buck on January 23, 1993, in a small ceremony in front of their close friends and family after dating for several years. Buck had proposed to his ex-wife in a live radio broadcast.

An old photo of Joe, Ann, and Natalie Buck.
Joe and Ann Buck with their eldest daughter, Natalie Buck.
Source: Instagram

Joe invited Ann to Mike Shannon‘s Steaks and Seafood for the KMOX post-game show. She agreed to meet up thinking it would be great to hang out with friends. But, she wasn’t aware of her ex-husband’s plan. As soon as he arrived at the steak house, he took her to the side room and proposed to her in front of Shannon. The whole conversation was being broadcasted through live radio. Ann said yes and the rest is history.

Divorced After 19 Years of Marriage

Ann and Joe were married for almost two decades but unfortunately, they separated. The pair decided to part ways in mutual understanding in 2011. While talking about his failed married to Ann, Joe told Back Sports Page how both of them had tried their best to save their marriage and it still didn’t work.

I married my high school sweetheart, we were married, I guess, by the end of it for 19 years and we, I think, did our very best but grew apart and thankfully there was no one else involved and we came to an understanding that we were going to part ways and the most important thing for us was to raise our daughters the best way we could. 

Joe talks about his divorce.

Well, even after their divorce, the former pair have maintained a cordial relationship to raise their daughters.

Mother of Two

Ann Archambault Buck shared two kids with her ex-husband, Joe Buck. They are Natalie Buck and Trudy Buck.

Ann Archambault Buck with her ex-husband and kids during Natalie's graduation.
Ann Archambault Buck with her ex-husband and kids.
Source: Instagram

Natalie Buck

Their first child Natalie was born on June 7, 1996, in St. Louis, United States. She completed her Broadcast Journalism degree from Indiana University Bloomington in 2018. Currently, she works for Fox Sports as a wardrobe assistant. Similarly, she also works for Tucker Meyerson Casting as Casting Assistant Intern. Likewise, she also hosts her own podcast, The Netchicks Podcast with her friend, Sara Gretzky.

A photo of Natalie Buck sportscasting.
Natalie Buck is a sportscaster. Source: Instagram
A photo of Natalie and Bobby.
Buck and Ciapciak have been dating since 2017. Source: Instagram

As for her personal life, she is currently dating her boyfriend, Bobby Ciapciak. They have been together since 2017.

Trudy Buck

Three years after the birth of Natalie, Ann and Joe welcomed their second daughter, Trudy Buck in 1999. She completed her graduation from the USC Cinematic Arts division (directing intensive).

Trudy and Natalie Buck during Trudy's graduation.
Trudy and Natalie Buck during Trudy’s graduation.
Source: Instagram

Her younger daughter developed an interest in storytelling since her childhood. While talking with her alma mater, she revealed,

I am in love with stories. I’m an avid reader and enjoy taking pieces of life stories from anyone who is willing to share them. 

Trudy on her love for cinematic arts!

She also has an acting credit as she appeared as Chelsea in Marshall’s Miracle while she was in her seventh grade.


A lot of sources have claimed that Ann Archambault Buck walked down the aisle with a guy named Scott Kitchel. But, she’s not. The rumors began after an online media mistook a woman named Ann Buck as Ann Archambault. The woman was an NFL cheerleader. It was her who is married to Scott Kitchel.

Now, talking about the real Ann Buck, she also might have gotten into a relationship. But, the details are unclear. We can clearly see her with a tall guy on her Instagram profile but we don’t know who he is and if he is the one!

A photo of Ann Archambault Buck with her probable partner.
Is Ann Archambault Buck dating him? Source: Instagram

Meanwhile, her ex-husband, Joe married ESPN reporter, Michelle Beisner-Buck on April 12, 2014, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They welcomed twin sons: Blake Andrew & Wyatt Joseph, on April 26, 2018.

Photo Collection Of Ann Archambault Buck

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