Gena O Kelley is a former model, actress and TV personality, and the wife of Chuck Norris† Chuck is a famous martial artist and actor.
Gena O Kelley is an American personality who gained attention by becoming the wife of Chuck Norris.
Early life and education
Genoa was born on August 10, 1963 in California, USA. Her parents are annette m. and Alan Gordon O’Kelley† Her father worked as a security guard at Hewlett Packard and Kunde Estate Winery.
There are no details about her mother’s career. Her father died in 2008 of an unknown illness. Genoa has three siblings, one brother and two sisters. They are Eric, Maureen and Elizabeth† No details are available about her educational history.
Gena O Kelley Net Worth and Career
Gena is also a model, television host and actress, but is best known to the world as the wife of the famous mixed martial artist and actor, Chuck Norris. The 57-year-old started her career at a young age without knowing anyone in the showbiz industry. She had her big break as a model at a very young age and started her modeling career in the 1970s.
She also did many photo shoots for different brands and appeared on the catwalks for them. Apart from modeling work, she has appeared in many series such as, Yes in 2003, Best 2006, Praise the Lord, Hannity, and much more. According to sources, it was found that her net worth is expected to be $1 million from 2020
Relationship with Chuck Norris
Gena O’Kelley is married to a famous mixed martial artist and actor Chuck Norris† He is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. He’s a black belt in Tang Soo Do, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and judo† After serving in the United States Air Force, Norris won many martial arts championships.
Throughout his film and TV career, he has been a famous writer and has written books on martial arts, exercises and philosophy. He has worked on numerous projects such as: Walker: Texas Ranger† and Sons of Thunder†
she met Chuck Norris in 1997 and after dating for a year, they married on November 28, 1998. According to reports, Chuck and another woman were on a date during their first meeting and watched Genoa performing in a minor role in the local theater. He showed an interest in her and told his agent to set up a date with her, after which their journey began.
Has twins with Chuck Norris
Gena O’Kelley and her husband, Chuck Norris married on November 28, 1998 and they were blessed with twin babies, a son and a daughter. Dakota Alan Norris and Danielle Kelly Norris were born on August 30, 2000. Both share the same looks with their mother. Gena’s son Dakota is a 3rd degree black belt in MMAand her daughter Danielle, a 2nd degree†
Health problem Gena O Kelley
In 2013, Gena went for an MRI scan and after getting an injection she started to feel unwell. She developed pain in her ribs, breathing problems and joint pain. After countless tests, her symptoms matched gadolinium toxicity, and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis. Chuck Norris had retired from his career to care for Gena when she developed health problems.
Happy Birthday to our twins Danilee & Dakota. There are no words to describe how much we love them and how grateful we are for the amazing young adults they have become. Chuck & Gena Norris pic.twitter.com/XcMUG4mMvH
— Chuck Norris (@chucknorris) August 30, 2021
Lesser Known Facts About Gena O’Kelley
- Before tying her knot with Chuck Norris in 1988, Genoa was previously married to Gordon Hinschberger and had two children with her ex-partner, Kelley Tagudin and Tim Gene.
- After 5 years of her health recovery process, the couple is suing the medical companies for more than $10 million in damages costs.
- Gena and her husband, Chuck have been part of Total Gym Commercials.
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