Gretchen Smith Bolton

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Financial Advisor (1949)
Mon Mar 23 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Some people come to the limelight only after tying the knot with some reputed family. Gretchen Smith Bolton follows the same way of her life. Gretchen came to the attention of the media after tying the knot with a famous American attorney, political commentator, Republican consultant, a former diplomat, and national security advisor, John Bolton

Gretchen Smith Bolton was born a Gretchen Smith in 1949 in Kansas City. Much about her early life is still a mystery to the public. As she likes to remain away from the media, she has not opened up her personal information. She finished her graduation from New York University. 

Marital Life With John Bolton

As mentioned earlier, Gretchen is the wife of John Bolton. John Bolton served from 2005 to 2006 as 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations and as the 27th United States National Security Advisor from 2018 to 2019.

Gretchen Smith Bolton is married to John Bolton since 1986.
Picture: Gretchen Smith Bolton is married to John Bolton since 1986.
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Gretchen and her beloved husband John are in a marital relationship since January 1986. As of February 2021, Mr. and Mrs. Bolton are celebrating their 35-years (more than three decades) long matrimonial bond blissfully.

The married pair is also not involved in any kind of rumors regarding their separation. From the marital bond, Gretchen and her spouse John shared a daughter named Jennifer Sarah Bolton

Gretchen Smith and John Bolton's daughter, Jennifer Sarah Bolton, works as a body and stamping director at Nissan Motor Corporation.
Image: Gretchen Smith and John Bolton's daughter, Jennifer Sarah Bolton, works as a body and stamping director at Nissan Motor Corporation.
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Nothing much is known about Jennifer, but as per her Linkedin profile, she currently serves as body and stamping director at Nissan Motor Corporation. Jennifer Sarah, who received a BA degree from Yale University previously served as a growth strategy for ATDynamics, Inc.

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Former Marital Affairs 

Before tieing the nuptial knot with John, Gretchen was previously a married woman. The detailed information regarding her first marriage and husband still lacks. But as per the source, she was married to him till 1973

On the other hand, the political commentator, John was also a married man. Before meeting and sharing wedding vows with Smith, John was married to his first wife, Christine Bolton.

 John Bolton was previously married to Christine Bolton from 1972 to 1983.
Snap: John Bolton was previously married to Christine Bolton from 1972 to 1983.
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John and Christine tied their knot in 1972. Much about their marriage details are not available to the media. The exact date and place of their wedding are still under the radar. This short-lived relationship ended soon in 1983. As per the sources, the formerly married pair did not have any children. 

The reason for the divorce is not known to the media as neither John nor Christine has talked about the marriage ever since. Soon after the divorce, John met Smith and married shortly after that. 

How rich is the wife of John Bolton, Gretchen Smith Bolton?

Gretchen Smith Bolton has an estimated net worth of around $500,000. As per Gretchen's Linkedin profile, she is a certified financial planner, who is working for Equitable Advisors. She previously served for the famous American company, AXA Advisors in Washington D. C from October 1993 to June 2020

As per Payscale, the average salary of a Financial Planner is $64226. However, Gretchen might be earning more than an average as she is an experienced and certified financial planner.

On the other side, Smith's husband, John Bolton, has a net worth of $6 Million. He accumulated most of his net worth through his service in the United States Government. The average salary of an Ambassador of the United States is more than $150,000 annually. Furthermore, Stacey Abrams is an American Politician with a net worth of $1 million

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