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Facts About Jerri Lynn Dyke - Jerry Van Dyke's Daughter

Published Sun Aug 11 2019 By DGM
Facts About Jerri Lynn Dyke - Jerry Van Dyke's Daughter

Jerri Lynn Dyke is the daughter and one of the three children of the late legendary actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke with his first wife Carol Johnson. She is a businessperson by profession and is the only daughter alive of her parents.

Jerri had two siblings previously: Kelli Jean Van Dyke and Ronald J Van Dyke but unfortunately, Kelli isn't alive so, she has only a brother left.

Here are 9 facts about Jerri Lynn Dyke:

What's her Net Worth?

Jerry's eldest child is worth $500,000 which she has amassed from her career as a successful businessperson.

Daughter of Late Jerry Van Dyke

Jerri Jerri Lynn Dyke is the daughter of the legendary actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke who passed away last year due to congestive heart failure. She is one of the three children that the late actor had with his first wife or ex-wife, Carol Johnson.

A picture of Jerry Van Dyke.
Late Jerry Van Dyke.
Image Source: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Parents' Split

Lynn's parents, Jerry and Carol splitted back in 1974 putting an end to their married relationship of 17 years. They married in 1957 and had three children as the symbol of their love. 

But unfortunately, they could hang on their marriage forever and they separated in the 70s and went on their ways.

Two Siblings

Carol's daughter was born as one of the three children that she had with her ex-husband Jerry Van Dyke. She had two siblings; sister Kelly Jean Van Dyke and brother Ronald J Van Dyke until Kelly passed away  in 1991. After that, she has only a younger brother left.

A picture of Jerri Lynn Dyke's younger brother Ronald J Van Dyke.
Jerri Lynn Dyke's younger brother Ronald J Van Dyke.
Image Source: Ronald J Van Dyke's Instagram

Loss of Sister Kelly

It was in 1991 when Jerri's sister Kelly Jean Van Dyke or Nancee Kelly died after committing suicide. She took the big step of taking her own life because she had a very cruel struggle with substance abuse. The incident broke the family devastatingly and left her parents with only two kids left.

Only Daughter of Jerry & Carol

After Jerri's sister took her own life, she became the one and only daughter that the late comedian and his ex-wife had. Besides her, her brother Ronald remains the only son from the family.

Step-Mom

We all know that Jerry separated from his former wife, Carol in 1974. And just three years later after his divorce, he married for the second time in his life. His second wife was Shirley Ann Jones whom he married in 1977 as the step-mom of Jerri and Ronald.

A picture of Late Jerry Van Dyke with his wife, Shirley Ann Jones.
Late Jerry Van Dyke with his wife, Shirley Ann Jones.
Picture Courtesy: Complex

Businessperson

Dick Van Dyke's niece Jerri Lynn Dyke is a businessperson and she earns from the profession for her living. She is fluently successful in her business and has managed to accumulate a considerable net worth for her living.

Likes to Stay out of Limelight

Unlike her brother Ron who is active on Instagram, Jerri isn't active on any social platforms. It is because she didn't want her personal life get into the glare of her father's fame. She isn't much spotted on public with her family members and there have been some rare occasions that she has spotted with them.

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