On 4th of October 1997, Gretchen got married to Casey Richard Close. Casey is a sports agent. They are still happy to have each other as their loving spouse and they have already welcomed two children together. Beside this married life, she is not involved in any extra affairs.
Since her childhood days, Gretchen was interested in playing violin and with the course of time, she became an accomplished violinist. From her childhood days, she also became the winner of several local and national competitions. However, after she graduated from Stanford University, she joined CBS and became the co anchor of the Saturday Early Show. She has also worked at KXAS-TV as an anchor and reporter. According to celebritynetworth.com, her annual salary is said to be around $800 thousand and her net worth is said to be around $2.5 million dollars.