Gretchen Rossi Biography

Updated On Dec 21, 2018 Published On Dec 21, 2018
Facts of Gretchen Rossi
Date of Birth: 1978 , October-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Gretchen Rossi
Father Scott Forward
Mother Brenda Foward
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Michigan
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Personality
Working For The Real Housewives of Orange County
Net Worth $3 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Body Measurements 33-22-34
Breast Size 33
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Weight in KG 52
Famous for The Real Housewives of Orange County
Affair with Jeff Beitzel, Slade Smiley
Boyfriend Jeff Beitzel, Slade Smiley
Married Yes
Married to Chris Rossi
Children N/A
Divorce Yes
Education Baylor University
TV Show The Real Housewives of Orange County
Sisters N/A
Siblings N/A
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Gretchen Rossi is an American television personality, best known for starring in The Real Housewives of Orange County. The actress is currently pregnant with her first child with fiancé Slade Smiley.

Rossi was born on October 30, 1978, in Michigan, the United States of America, to Scott Forward and Brenda Foward. She studied psychology at Baylor University.

Rossi, who is constantly in arguments with co-star Tamra Barney in The Real Housewives of Orange County, joined the Bravo hit series in 2014.

She has appeared on four seasons of RHOC, from season 4 to season 8. Rossi's co-stars in RHOC include Jeana Keough, Lizzie RovsekVicki Gunvalson, and Tamra Judge. She also appeared on Chelsea Handler's late-night show, Chelsea Lately, in 2012.

Moving on to her love life, Rossi is engaged to her RHOC season 8 co-star Slade Smiley since 2013. The couple reportedly got engaged on the show as the actor proposed Rossi for marriage.

The couple, who began their IVF journey four years ago, revealed in an episode of The Doctors on December 17, 2018, that they are expecting their first child together.

Rossi was previously married to ex-husband Chris Rossi, for three years. The former couple had gotten married in 2004, in Dana Point, California, USA, and got a divorce in 2007.

She was also previously engaged to a millionaire fiance Jeff Beitzel, who was 24 years elder than her, until his death on September 13, 2008.

Later, in 2010, Rossi filed a lawsuit against former acquaintance Jay Photoglou for stealing her personal property, including nude photos and threatening her.

After Rossi won the case and received $523,250 in the lawsuit, Jay Jay filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and "attempted to have the judgment discharged".

As for Rossi's salary and bank balance, she earns a handsome amount of money from her television career.

The details about how much money she got from her RHOC four-seasons is not available. But, according to some online sources, Rossi has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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Born in Michigan, USA

October 30 , 1978

Gretchen Rossi was born on October 30, 1978, in Michigan, USA, to father Scott Forward and mother Brenda Foward.

Joined The Real Housewives of Orange County

2014

Rossi joined Bravo hit series The Real Housewives of Orange County season 4, in 2014. She appeared on the four seasons of the show, from season 4 to season 8.

Appeared on Chelsea Lately

2012

Gretchen Rossi, who is currently pregnant with her first child, appeared on Chelsea Handler's late-night show, Chelsea Lately in 2012.

Engaged to Slade Smiley

2013

Rossi became engaged to her RHOC season 8 co-star Slade Smiley in 2013. Her boyfriend had proposed her for marriage on the show.

Announced Pregnancy

December 17 , 2018

Rossi and her fiance announced her pregnancy in an episode of The Doctors on December 17, 2018. They are expecting their first child together.

Married to Chris Rossi

2004

Rossi was previously married to Chris Rossi. The former couple became married in 2004 in Dana Point, California and got a divorce in 2007.

Filed a Lawsuit Against Jay Photoglou

2010

Rossi had filed a lawsuit against Jay Photoglou In 2010, accusing him of stealing her personal property, including nude photos.

Net Worth $3 million

2018

Gretchen Rossi, who received $523,250 in the lawsuit against Jay, has an estimated net worth of $3 million.