Chuck Norris is 83 years old and was enjoying his retirement with his family when the big news broke. The actor has discovered that he has a 26-year-old daughter and he is accepting her with open arms even without knowing anything about her.
Chuck Norris and his first wife, Dianne Holechek, were high school sweethearts. Norris soon asked her out on a date and their romance blossomed quickly. They married in December 1958, just six months after he graduated from North Torrance High School.
They were happily married for 30 years and had two sons, Mike, 60, and Eric, 57. Despite their divorce in 1988, Norris still speaks highly of Holechek, whom he says always supported his goals and never complained. , not even when they were in financial trouble.
“She has always supported me in my goals. She has never complained, not even when we have had to tighten the belt and skimp,” explains Norris.
In his 2004 biography, Norris surprised his fans by confessing that he had an illegitimate child. He admitted to being unfaithful to his first wife, Holechek, in 1962, and a daughter named Dina Norris was born from the affair. Chuck was unaware of Dina’s existence until she contacted him in 1991, 26 years after her birth, claiming to be his biological daughter.
Norris had a brief affair with a woman named Johanna while he was stationed in California with the United States Air Force. Their passionate meeting in the back of a car led to the birth of Dina Norris. Chuck revealed that he still feels ashamed for lying to Dina’s mother, Johanna. “To my shame, I never told Johanna that she was married,” Norris confessed.
Despite her mother’s advice, Dina Norris persisted and eventually contacted Chuck. He agreed to meet with her and her mother, and her emotional reunion was unforgettable.
Norris remembered the moment fondly, saying: “I didn’t need DNA or blood tests.” Instead, he simply hugged her, and they both cried. Chuck said that in that moment he felt like he had known her all his life.
Chuck has been married to Gena O’Kelley since 1998 and they have two children, Danilee and Dakota. Recently, the actor talked about how important his wife is to him. They maintain a harmonious relationship despite their 23-year age difference.