Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce

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Tue Aug 18 2020
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Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce is an American Reality TV Contestant who has made appearances on shows such as America's Deadliest Home Video (1993), Breaking Bonaduce (2005), and Celebrity Paranormal Project (2006). But she came to prominence after marrying an American actor, and TV personality, Danny Bonaduce

She was born on September 24, 1965, in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. But the details regarding her family background remains hidden. She is the former daughter-in-law of Joseph Bonaduce and Betty Bonaduce.

When Did Gretchen and Danny Settle Their Divorce?

On November 4, 1990, the ex-couple, Bonaduce and Danny met while he was working at an event sponsored by his radio show. And the day they met, they tied the knot in the private ceremony. To her, it was first marriage but for Danny, it was a second marriage.

Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce With Her Divorced Wife, Danny Bonaduce
Picture: Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce With Her Divorced Wife, Danny Bonaduce 
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Together, the duo welcomed two children, Isabella Bonaduce (age 25 years) and Dante Bonaduce. However, Hillmer filed the divorce petition citing irreconcilable differences in Superior court after sixteen years of marriage on April 9, 2007. 

"I really don't want a divorce. I love her," a radio and TV host told at that time. Also, he claimed that there is no fight and nobody's mad at anybody at his house. But they have been helpful and friendly to each other.

Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce and Danny Bonaduce Have Two Children Together
Photo: Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce and Danny Bonaduce With Their Daughter
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Presently despite their divorce, the two share the custody of their son and daughter.

Is Danny's Ex-Gretchen Tied The Knot Again?

Well, the answer is no. But, she is waiting to get married very soon. The 54 years old Gretchen Bonaduce has been enjoying her love relationship with her fiance, Kevin Kautzky Starr, an American Drummer.

She and Kevin, 54, got engaged in 2009 and its been already 11 years. On the other hand, her ex-partner, Danny is happily wedded to his third wife, Amy Railsback, with whom he tied the knot on November 22, 2010. Railsback, who is 23 years his junior.

Danny Bonaduce And His Third Wife, Amy Railsback Married In 2010
Image: Danny Bonaduce And His Third Wife, Amy Railsback Married In 2010
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Their big day took place at the Four Seasons on Maui, Hawaii.  Likewise, they met at a Starbucks in the Los Angeles area. Then he proposed her in March 2009. Now, they have completed their 11 years of togetherness.

Before Amy and Gretchen, The Partridge Family's star was previously married to his first wife, Setsuko Hattori, in 1985. They were in a happy relationship in the early days; however, this relationship never remained so they eventually separated in 1988. 

Net Worth In Thousand Dollars

As of 2020, Gretchen Hillmer Bonaduce has a net worth of $300 thousand. The primary source of her income is her own professional acting work. More to that, she receives $3,000 in child support and $1,930 per month for each of her health insurance desires from Danny.

On the other hand, her former spouse, Danny Bonaduce has an estimated net value of more than $5 Million. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his successful career as an actor, comedian, professional wrestler, radio and TV personality.

Apart from that, Gretchen published her first book Surviving Agent Orange: And Other Things I Learned from Being Thrown Under the ... on August 14, 2018.

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