Genevieve Gallen biography- Ex wife of late Verne Troyer

Who is Genevieve Gallen?

Genevieve Gallen is a fashion designer, a certified Yoga trainer, and a former Playboy model. 

Genevieve is a German/Celtic female name that means Woman of the race. As per the bible, Genevieve means fair-skinned.

She is the ex-wife of late Verne Troyer.

Verne Troyer was a famous Hollywood actor, comedian, and stunt performer. He is renowned for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film series.

After dating for two years, the former Playboy model Genevieve Gallen and Verne Troyer tied the knot in the Beverly Hills courthouse on January 22, 2004.

However, the couple soon parted ways after only one day of marriage.

Genevieve Gallen bio, relationships, career and net worth
Genevieve Gallen Biography

Would you like to know more about the gorgeous Genevieve Gallen? Let’s get into it.

Quick facts

Full nameGenevieve Gallen
BirthdayDecember 20, 1972
BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA
Age50 years old
Sun SignSagittarius
TraitsPositive: honest and conscientious
Negative: reckless and carefree
ProfessionModel, Fashion Designer, Yoga Trainer
College/UniversityCreative Studies College of Art and Design
SchoolMensa school of geniuses
EthnicityCaucasian White
Height5 ft. 6 inches
Weight60 kgs
Sexual orientationStraight
SpouseVerne Troyer (Ex-husband)
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlonde
Body measurement34-29-36
HobbiesYoga, Hiking, Cardio
Favorite actressJennifer Aniston
Net worthUSD 500k

Early Life and Childhood

Genevieve Gallen was born in Detroit, Michigan, on December 20, 1972. 

She is a Sagittarius. Genevieve is blunt, witty, and passionate about her dreams as a Sagittarius. In addition, she is super curious about things and active in her work and career.

The blonde beauty is 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

The former Playboy model, fashion designer, and yoga trainer Genevieve Gallen came under the limelight after she married the”Mini-M” actor Verne Troyer on January 22, 2004.

Genevieve has completed her early education at Mensa High School. After finishing high school, she joined Fashion & Design at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, in 1991. 

Then, she graduated in Graphic Design/Illustration Fashion from the Center for Creative Studies College of Art and Design.

She has also studied Iyengar Yoga, with expertise in pranayama, anatomy, and physiology at Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco.

Afterward, she again majored in Graphic Design/Illustration at FIDM Los Angeles.

Genevieve is quite a talented and versatile woman. She is also interested in various forms of music like Jazz, classical piano, and other musical styles.

She has dark brown eyes and beautiful blonde hair. Genevieve is a full-time yoga, cardio, and hiking lover who loves to keep herself fit and healthy.

Genevieve Gallen is busy with her yoga and modeling events.


Genevieve and Verne met each other at the new year’s eve party in the Playboy mansion of Hugh Hefner in Los Angeles two years before.

The duo used to spend a lot of time together. Genevieve Gallen was also quite open about their relationship and sex life.

Once in an interview with a media Genevieve said, “We had to be creative–but because of my yoga experience, I could get into the right positions to make it work. I was soon head over heels in love with Vern”.

However, Genevieve filed the divorce after only 24 hours of marriage.

Reportedly, the model disclosed the downfall of Verne Troyer, saying he was a sex addict and an alcoholic. Verne used to abuse her both physically and mentally.

She said, “He was a sex addict,” She also added: “He was then only the second man I’d ever slept with. He told me he’d had huge numbers of girls.”

Additionally, Genevieve Gallen also revealed the incident when Verne Troyer attacked her with a bottle of vodka when he was drunk.

It was a bad ending for the couple.

Verne Troyer (Genevieve Gallen ex-husband)

Genevieve Gallen with ex-husband Verne Troyer

Verne Troyer is a famous Hollywood actor, comic, and stunt performer. He is also renowned for his short height of 2 feet and 8 inches and bald looks. He was suffering from cartilage-hair hypoplasia.

Verne started his career with the movie Baby’s Day Out, directed by Patrick Read Johnson in 1994.

Furthermore, Verne also appeared in films like Jingle All the Way (1996), Men in Black (1997), and My Giant (1998).

Verne Troyer got fame and appreciation for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series directed by Roach and co-created by Mike Myers.

After the massive success of Mini-Me, the actor appeared in the famous film Harry Potter and the SoSorcerer’stone (2001), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), and many more.

Verne was also part of popular reality shows like The Surreal Life (2005), Welcome to Sweden (2007), and the sixth season of the British Celebrity Big Brother (2009).

On April 21, 2018, Verne Troyer died in Los Angeles due to suicide from an alcohol overdose.

Death of Verne Troyer

 Verne Troyer's photo
Verne Troyer’s photo

On April 21, 2018, the famous actor, comic, and stuntman Verne died at 49.

It was concluded as a suicide. The actor had a massive level of alcohol in the body, resulting in alcohol poisoning.

The autopsy report suggested that the actor had a fatal level of alcohol present in the body, leading to organ failure.

Later on, VeVerne’sanager released an official statement on his social media account stating:

“Verne was an extremely caring individual. He wanted to make everyone smile, be happy, and laugh. Anybody in need, he would help to any extent possible. Verne hoped he made a positive change with the platform he had and worked towards spreading that message every day….”

“Verne was also a fighter when it came to his own battles. Over the years, he struggled and won, struggled and won, struggled, and fought some more, but unfortunately, this time was too much.”

“Depression and suicide are severe issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another. And always know, it’s never too late to reach out to someone for help.”


The brown-eyed beauty Genevieve Gallen is a multitalented woman. She started her professional career as a freelancer model.

She never left the opportunities that came her way.

Genevieve has also worked as a waitress at Cosmic Cafe, Detroit Institute of Arts, secretary at Active Real Estate in Detroit, and a greeter at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Verne’s ex-wife was also a store manager from 1998 to 1999 at The Straw, the Jar, and The Bean.

Genevieve has also worked as an artisan at RAWFOOD. She is currently a certified Yoga trainer, couture lingerie designer, and model, according to her Facebook.

Genevieve is genuinely a hardworking person.

Genevieve Gallen Controversies

The most significant controversy was when Genevieve Gallen accused her husband of being an alcoholic and a sex addict.

Genevieve also made some shocking allegations about her husband’s drinking habits. The divorce got finalized in the same year of their marriage.

On the other hand, Verne claimed all the news to be fake, and she married him just for financial gain.

Genevieve Gallen Net worth

The estimated net worth of Genevieve is USD 500,000. She earned massive revenue from her modeling career and her yoga classes.

Her ex-husband, Verne Troyer, used to have a net worth of USD 10 million. Sadly, he had already lost a considerable part of his fortune by his death.

According to court documents, he had a net worth of USD 150,000 by his death. In addition, he had USD 80,000 in cash, an Audi S4, and a house.

Social media

Genevieve is active on Instagram and Facebook. Genevieve Gallen is on Instagram has @genevievegallen 

She has 547 followers, and she posts photos of herself, her dog, and pictures of her photoshoot.

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She also has a Facebook page on her name.


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