Chuck Norris’ First Wife Dianne Holechek: The Truth You Never Knew


Dianne Holechek has stood in the light as ex-wife of one of the legendary action heroes, Chuck Norris† The couple married while Norris was still in the US Air Force and they were married for thirty years before breaking up. Besides, the former Flames shared two children from their relationship and both are quite successful in their respective fields as well.

Speaking of Dianne’s professional career, the celebrity’s ex-husband previously owned the restaurant but remained unobtrusive about her professional endeavors following her divorce from Chuck. Let’s see what Dianne does in 2022?

Take a closer look at things you didn’t know about Dianne!

How old is Dianne Holechek? Her early life and ethnicity

Diane who was born Dianne Kay Holechek is 80 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 27, 1941 in Los Angeles, California. Before her early life, she spent most of her childhood in her hometown of LA along with her family. However, most of her early details remain behind closed doors.

Moreover, in terms of her ethnicity, Holechek is white and an American by her nationality.

Dianne Holechek met her future husband Chuck Norris in a high school: their traditional wedding

The couple met when they were both students at North High School in Torrance, California. At that time, Norris was heavily involved in football and gymnastics, while his future wife was a normal student.

The martial artist graduated from the school in 1958. That same year, Chuck was drafted into the United States Air Force as an air police officer and also suggested that his then-girlfriend send her a letter.

Dianne Holechek is the ex-wife of Chuck Norris.
Dianne married Chuck Norris for thirty years.
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After their engagement, the duo wasted no time taking their relationship to the next level. And they exchanged their vows on December 29 of the year. According to sources, Norris married his first wife while wearing his Air Force uniform in a traditional wedding ceremony. Holechek was 17 while her then-husband was 18 at the time of their marriage.

They celebrated their honeymoon and spent four romantic days together. Dianne and her husband Chuck had a blissful marital relationship for about thirty years before going their separate ways in 1988. Their divorce came to an end the following year.

How did their relationship dissolve? Chuck Norris cheating scandal

When they broke up, the exes kept quiet about their failed marriage. And the reason the duo broke up never made it to the media.

But back in the day, when Dianne was still married to Norris, the action hero had an extramarital affair with a mysterious woman named Johanna† From contract music, Chuck was stationed in California with the United States Air Force at the time of his romance with Johanna. He told the tabloids that he cheated on his first wife,

“I never told Johanna I was married.”

Norris and Johanna also had a daughter, dina, born in 1963. Their little girl hadn’t known for years that Norris is her biological father. But the truth couldn’t be far from her for long, and Dina claimed in 1991 that Chuck is her natural father.

As soon as Dina contacted him, her father agreed to meet her and her mother. He also didn’t need a paternity test to confirm whether Dina is his own daughter or not. He said,

“I didn’t need a DNA or blood test. I went over to her, put my arms around her and we both started to cry. In that moment it was as if I had known her all my life.”

Dianne Holechek is the mother of two children with her ex-husband

Chuck Norris’s first wife, Holechek, has given birth to their first child, a son named Mike Norris on October 4, 1962 in Redondo Beach, California. The duo became parents for the second time when their son Eric Norris was born on May 20, 1965.

Dianne has two sons with her ex-husband Chuck Norris.
Dianne Holechek along with her family.
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Both Norris brothers have forged very successful paths in their own fields. Their oldest son Mike has followed his father’s career path. He started his acting career with a role and starred with his father in the movie A power of one in 1979. Gradually he became part of many successful films such as Delta Force 3: The Killing Game, WalkerTexas Ranger: Trial by Fireand more.

On the other hand, Holechek’s second son, Eric, is a successful stock car driver who was also the 2002 NASCAR Winston West Series Champion.

Besides, Eric has also tried his hand at directing and made his directorial debut on Michael Preecethe tv movie Logan’s War: Bound by Honor† In addition, the 57-year-old also got the same role in the TV series Walker, Texas Rangerstarring his father.

Holechek is also the grandmother of seven grandchildren

Dianne first became the grandmother when her oldest son, Mike, welcomed a daughter, Hannah with his wife Valerie in 1995. She has six more grandchildren; Twins Max and Greta from Mike and four grandchildren, CamrynChloeChantzCash from the marriage of her younger child Eric with Stephanie

What is Dianne Holechek doing right now?

Following her divorce from Norris, Dianne has kept both her professional and personal life out of the limelight. She is also not active in any way on social media. So there are no more latest updates about Holecheck’s life.

But looking through her children’s social media posts, it seems that Dianne enjoys her full time with her children and grandchildren.

She was in Restuarant Business

Looking back on her career, Chuck Norris’ first wife Dianne Holechek once owned a restaurant in Newport Beach. She later sold it for a significant profit and started the music business. She produced records in Toluca Lake.

By the way, Dianne had a small role in a mini TV series Hollywood ’84

What is her net worth?

Dianne has a net worth of $1 million. Meanwhile, her ex-husband Chuck’s estimated fortune stands at $70 million as of 2022. He has amassed such a vast amount of wealth from his diverse career as an actor, film producer and screenwriter in the entertainment world.

Over the course of his distinguished career, which has spanned more than half a century, the actor has worked on a number of rock-solid action films, including breaker! breaker!A power of oneand more.


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