Dianne Holechek biography- Ex-wife of Chuck Norris

Who is Dianne Holechek?

Dianne Holechek was a stunning actress and a fantastic model in her prime time. However, she gained fame only after marrying the Golden Boot award-winning actor Chuck Norris

Dianne and Chuck have two sons together. Let’s read about the first wife of Chuck Norris.

Dianne Holechek
Dianne Holecheck biography

Quick facts

Full nameDianne Kay Holechek
BirthdayNovember 27, 1941
Age82 years old.
Sun signSagittarius
TraitsPositive: Loyal, intelligent, assertive, and compassionate
Negative: Hyperbolic and boastful
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, USA
ParentsNo information
GrandparentsNo information
SiblingsNo information
Marital statusDivorced
SpouseChuck Norris ( m. 1958- 1989)
ChildrenEric Scott Norris,
Mike Norris
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight55 kgs
Hair ColorGrey
Eye colorHazel
Dream holiday destinationJapan
Favorite cuisineItalian food
Favorite CelebritiesTom Hanks and Meryl Streep
Favorite colorWhite

Early life

Dianne Holechek with husband Chuck Norris

Dianne Holechek was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on November 27, 1941. Her date of birth indicates that she is a Sagittarius. She attended Torrance High School in California.

She stands 5’7″ tall and has beautiful brown eyes, flawless blonde hair, and a fair complexion to add to her beauty. She met her ex-husband Chuck Norris in High School.

Chuck and Dianne met when they were in the same high school. Chuck was a year junior to Dianne. Their romance blossomed at Torrance High School.

Chuck proposed to Dianne Holechek through a letter after enlisting in the United States Air Force. Chuck wore his Air Force uniform when they tied the knot in Torrance, California, in December 1958, after dating for a year.

Dianne and Chuck were 17 and 18 when they were married in a traditional ceremony attended by close family and friends.

The couple went on a four-day honeymoon to Big Bear, California.

In 1962, Dianne and Chuck Norris welcomed their first child, Mike Norris, to the world in Los Angeles, and in 1965, Eric Norris was born in Redondo Beach.

However, these two love birds couldn’t make it to the end and divorced in 1989 after 31 years of marriage.

She is a massive fan of Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep.


Chuck Norris (ex-husband)

Ex-husband Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris ( born on March 10, 1940) is a famous martial arts champion, actor, philanthropist, film producer, and screenwriter.

Since serving in the United States Air Force, Norris has won many martial arts championships. He is a black belt in Tang Soo Do, Judo, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
The martial artist rose to fame in the 1980s. At a martial arts demonstration in Long Beach, he once met the famous martial artist Bruce Lee. In 1972, he played Lee’s nemesis in Way of the Dragon.

In 1977 Norris played in an action film, Breaker! Breaker!, which earned a significant profit. The second movie in which he played the lead actor, Good Guys Wear Black, in 1978, made him a famous action film star.

Thus far, Chuck Norris has appeared in several films. His notable projects include Lone Wolf McQuade, An Eye for an Eye, The Hitman, The Delta Force, A Force of One, etc. The Expendables was his last film appearance in 2019.

Divorce of Dianne Holechek with Chuck Norris

Dianne Holechek with Chuck Norris

Hollywood is no stranger to breakups and divorces. After 31 years of dating, Dianne Holechek and Chuck Norris, the beautiful couple once said to be made for each other, split up.

Chuck was having an extramarital affair with Joana. They have a daughter, Dina, from the relationship. His daughter was born in 1964 when he was still in marriage with Dianne.

However, Joana kept it a secret from Chuck. However, In 1991, Norris received a letter from his daughter Dina telling him that she was his daughter. Norris mentioned in his autobiography,” I didn’t need DNA or blood tests. I went to her, wrapped my hands around her, and we both started crying. At that moment, it was as if I had known her all my life.” 

After Dianne Holechek learned about it jeopardized the marriage.

In 1988 she separated from Chuck but reunited after three months for the children’s sake. However, the extramarital affair had irreversible damage to the marriage. They officially divorced in 1989.

The separation, everyone suspects, resulted from Chuck Norris’ extramarital affairs; however, they never officially shared a reason.

On the other hand, Norris’s stardom overwhelmed him, challenging him to balance his personal and professional life.

Dianne didn’t marry anyone after divorcing. But, on the other hand, Chuck moved on after the divorce, and he found his love again in Gena O’O’ Kelly, a former model who is 23 years younger than him. Chuck and Gena married on October 28, 1998, and they have two children, Danielle Kelly and Dakota Alan.

Dianne Holechek children

Mike Norris

Mike norris with mother and father
Mike Norris with mother and father

Mike Norris was born on December 4, 1962. He followed in his father’s footsteps. He has acted in over two dozen films, including Born AmericanYoung WarriorsDelta Force 3: The Killing Game, etc. 

Mike married his wife Valerie on May 23, 1992. Mike and his wife own the 2nd Fiddle Entertainment movie studio, which specially directs Christian movies.

Eric Scott Norris

Dianne’s younger son Eric Norris is a former NASCAR driver and stuntman. He graduated from Arizona University.

In addition to competing in several professional races, Eric worked as a stuntman for several Hollywood productions. He has worked on movies such as Universal Soldier, National Treasure, and Office Space. 

Chuck and Eric starred together in movies, including Delta Force and Texas Ranger. Chuck won the 2002 NASCAR Winston-West Series championship.

Eric married Stephanie Norris many years ago.


Dianne Holechek is now the grandmother of seven grandchildren Greta Norris, Camrynn Norris, Chantz Norris, Hannah Norris, Max Norris, Cash Norris, and Chloe Norris. 


Dianne Holechek is a former model and actress. Her debut television show was Hollywood 84. Unfortunately, the show was a complete flop. 

The series starred Liza Minelli, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Steven Spielberg alongside Dianne. But unfortunately, things did not work out for her.

Dianne is fond of traveling, and her favorite holiday destination is Japan. On October 14, 1985, she visited the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem with her ex-husband, Chuck Norris, and is a sucker for Italian Cuisine. 

Dianne Holechek Net Worth

Dianne’s net worth is estimated to be approximately USD 10 million, which she inherited after marriage to her ex-spouse. Her ex-husband Chuck Norris has a net worth of USD 70 million with an annual salary of around USD 2 million.

Chuck owns a RAM worth around USD 32,540 and a Ford Mustang worth USD 33,200.


Is Dianne Holechek still alive?

Yes, Dianne Holechek is alive and well. The rumors of her death are false.

What is Chuck Norris’s net worth?

Chuck Norris has a net worth of USD 70 million with an annual salary of around USD 2 million.

What is the net worth of Dianne Holechek?

Dianne’s net worth is estimated to be approximately USD 10 million, which she inherited after marriage to her ex-spouse.

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