Gena O’Kelley, the previous model, is the spouse of Chuck Norris, the performing artist, and military craftsman. Furthermore, she had gained fame through acting by doing small roles in the theater before she became Mrs. Norris. Moreover, Kelly had appeared in TV series Hannity (2009), Praise The Lord (2006), Yes Dear (2003). She had also seen on “Total Gym” fitness program hosted by her husband in 2009. Similarly, Gena O’Kelley also appeared on the cover page of the various magazines.
Here, we are going to dig out some facts about her such as her age, kids, health issues, and her personal life.
|Born Name:||Gena O’Kelley|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches|
|Net Worth:||$70 million (combined)|
|Sibling:||Eric, Elizabeth, and Maureen O’Kelley|
|Parents:||Alan Gordon O’Kelley and Annette M. O’Kelley|
Gena O’ Kelly was born to Annette M. O’Kelley and Alan Gordon O’Kelley in 1963 in the United States. Gena is 56 years old as of 2019.
She holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She grew up along with her three siblings; two sisters Elizabeth and Maureen and a brother Eric.
Gena and Chuck first met in Dallas in 1997 while Chuck Norris was in a dinner date with someone else. The very next day, Gena had to play a small role on the show where Chuck asked her to visit Dallas anytime soon, if possible.
A few weeks later, Gena had visited Dallas and met Chuck. Eventually, their friendship twisted into a love affair after dating each other for a year. At last, they had tied the knot on 28 November 1998.
Gena and Chuck have completed twenty years and still going strong. It seems like Chuck has finally found the one with whom he wants to spend the rest of his life. So far there is not a single negative rumor about the couple’s relationship.
Gena gave birth to twins, Dakota Alan Norris, a boy and Danielle Kelley Norris, a girl on 30 August 2001.
However, her husband Chuck already has two kids from his previous wife Dianne Holechek and one from the extramarital affair. In this way, Gena has twins from her marital relationship with Chuck Norris.
In late 2013, Gena O’Kelley had got three MRI scan within eight days for diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis. On the 8th day, Gena had given three gadolinium injections, and she claims, just within a few hours of her first injection she started to feel the burn all over her body like a fire. She added:
“[It was] as if acid had been passed through it. The burning was isolated at first, but it just kept spreading.” “Before this, I was a vibrant person. In fact, I’d say my health and fitness levels would have put me in the top 10 percent of people in the world back then.”
After that incident, Chuck and Gena have filed a lawsuit against 11 different drug manufacturers companies and claimed $10 million as compensation. However, the case has not been solved yet. It is said that the couple has spent a total of $12 million on Gena’s treatment. Similarly, Chuck had given up the film career to save the life of his wife. He had expressed his feeling by saying this:
“I’ve given up my film career to concentrate on Gena, my whole life right now is about keeping her alive. I believe this issue is so important.”
You can see their interview to CBS News about that incident in this YouTube video.
As of 2019, Gena is 56 years old and blessed with the right body figure as she’s built a slim body. Also, she stands at an eight-inch height of 5 feet.
Additionally, she has long, blonde – colored hair. Further, she has a brown eye that has often reflected the mysterious type of person’s personality.
Gena is a former model and actress by profession. In the USA, the average salary of the top model is around $500,000 per year, and we can say that Gena herself was paid well too.
Similarly, she also had earned much money from her acting career. In this way, she must have a huge amount of net worth. However, she did not reveal her net worth yet.
However, we have collected information from some sources that Gena and her husband has a combined net worth of 70 million USD.