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Facts About Gena O'Kelley - Chuck Norris' Spouse and Mother of Two

Published Thu May 21 2020 By Aashika
Facts About Gena O'Kelley - Chuck Norris' Spouse and Mother of Two

Gena O'Kelley got immense fame when she got married to Chuck Norris, known for hit TV series 'Walker, Texas Ranger'.  Her husband also won the first World Middleweight Karate Championship title in 1968.

She was born on 10 August 1963, in the United States. She came into the world as the daughter of Annette M. O'Kelly and Alan Gordon O'Kelly. She grew up with three siblings, Elizabeth, Maureen, and Eric.

Let's look at some unknown facts about O'Kelley:

What's Her and Husband Net worth?

O'Kelly has an estimated net worth of $1 million which she made through her career as a model. She has become face in many magazines in her time. When she was a model, her average salary was around $300k per annum. Besides modeling, she has also appeared in the TV shows like "Hannity," and "Yes Dear."

Similarly, her husband Chuck Norris has got an enormous amount of net worth $70 million. He accumulated his massive fortune through his professional career as an actor. His average annual income is around $5 million. Apart from acting, he is also a martial artist, film producer, and screenwriter. He has also served as the U.S. Air Force.

Lavish House in Northwood

Former model and her famous husband is the owner of the lavish house named the "Walker, Texas Ranger", which was built in 1975 and located in the Northwood Hills area. 

This house cost $1.2 million and occupies 7,363 square feet. The listing says the home has been expanded to include 4 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 2 half baths, and also has a gym, a pool, and a theater room.

Lives in a lavish house in Northwood Hills.
Image Source: Pinterest.

Married Life of Gena O'Kelley

Norris and O'Kelley met for the first time at a restaurant in Dallas while Chuck was on a date with someone else. From there Norris fell love at first sight and started inviting her often where they began their friendship. 

After a year they became love birds, soon they decided to get married. The couple exchanged vows in 1998 and are now parents of two children.  

A wedding picture of Gena O'Kelly and Chuck Norris.

Husband's First Marriage

Before getting married to O'Kelley, he was married to Dianne Holechek. The ex-couple stayed together for 30 years. They had also three children named Eric, Mike, and Dina. The couple got divorced in 1988.

Mother of Two Children

As mentioned before, Gena is the mother of two children who were from Chuck Norris. Her children are twin babies named Dakota Alan Norris and Danielle Kelley Norris. 

The twin baby was born on the date of August 30, 2001. They have also got three half-siblings from their dad before marriage.  Dakota and Danielle also spend a good time with three siblings.

Dakota Alan Norris and Danielle Kelley Norris with parents.

Husband Death

O'Kelley and her family had to pass through a tough phase when Chuck Norris passed at the age of 77 age, The legend actor died in his house Northwood Hills. The Hollywood actor and actress has also tweeted condolence to Norris.

Illness and Lawsuits

The beautiful wife of the actor had gone for a series of MRI scans for rheumatoid arthritis and had gadolinium, a metallic material injected into her body on three separate occasions. The injections led her to suffer from sharp pain and burning sensations. 

Her illness dates back to 2017, and it led to the civil suit against Mckesson Corp, and Braco S.P.A., amid other for administering toxic substances into Gena's body. At the time the lawsuit got filed, the LA resident said it was the most horrific experience of her life. 

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