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Billy Gardell’s Wife Patty Gardell: Bio, Marriage, Weight Loss, Net Worth

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Patty Gardell (aka Patty Steele or Patty Knight Gardell) is a famous personality primarily known as the wife of Billy Gardell. Patty’s husband is an American stand-up comedian and a well-known actor. Billy rose to stardom after he portrayed the role of a police officer in My Name Is Earl, a TV sitcom.

As of now, Patty is married for a couple of decades to her long-time spouse Gardell. But, do the couple have child from their marital relationship? Well, apart from her personal life, there is a lot of curiosity surrounding Patty’s partner’s weight loss journey.

So, in this article, we are going to unravel all about Billy Gardell’s wife Patty Gardell’s career, age, net worth, & much more. let’s scroll it down!

Patty Gradell’s Childhood Details: How Old Is She?

Patty Knight was born on 13 August 1972, in the United States of America. She is the daughter of father Jim and mother Nettie Haynes Carr.

Patty Knight Gardell with her three siblings
Patty Gardell with her three siblings and her mother Nettie Haynes Carr

As per the source, Patty has three siblings. Moreover, she holds American citizenship, belongs to the caucasian ethnical background, and as for her zodiac sign, Patty is Leo.

As far as Patty’s age is concerned, she is 50 years old as of 2022.

Patty Is A Graduate

While the exact details are unavailable, Patty is assumed to be a graduate. In fact, even her mother has great academics. She attended Vidalia High School and later went to Augusta State University. After she completed her graduation, Patty’s mom enrolled at Augusta State University, where she studied accountancy.

What Does Patty Gardell Do For A Living?

Patty doesn’t seem to be working, as she is keeping her career details far from the media. But, we can say that she is a housewife, spending her time with her family. Although having a graduate certificate, she gives her family more priority.

Anyway, though Gardell doesn’t own a career herself, she is a constant support to her husband Billy in his acting career. In fact, she has been there with her partner in every up & downs not only in his personality but also in his professional life.

Patty’s Spouse Did Nominal Jobs Before Becoming An Actor

Gardell’s husband Billy did lots of odd jobs like cleaning bathrooms, unloading trucks, stacking pallets, and seating people. After some years, Billy started showing his talent on the comedy club’s open-mic nights where he became a member of the International Thespian Society Troupe 850.

He made his debut as an actor back in 2000, where he appeared in The King of Queens and Gray the Rat. Soon enough he gained enough media attention garnering works in numerous movies and TV series like My Name Is Earl, Sullivan & Son, Once Upon a Time in Venice, & many more.

Some of his other major TV shows include, Young Sheldon, Mike & Molly, Phineas & Ferb, Monopoly Millionaires’ Club, and more. He has lately been appearing in a TV series named Bob Hearts Abishola, where he plays the lead role of Robert “Bob” Wheeler.

Patty Gardell Began Dating Her Now-Husband Billy Gardell In 1999

The duo Patty and Billy first came across in the late ’90s. Soon after their first meeting the couple fell in love and had already begun dating by 1999. Well, back in 2016, Patty’s even shared a beautiful picture along with her hubby on the occasion of their 17th Valentine’s Day. Patty captioned it,

“Our 17th Valentine’s Day together ”

Billy Gardell with his wife Patty Gardell: They dated For Years before marrying.
Patty Gardell with her spouse Billy Gardell in their 17th Valentines day

Their romantic affair soon turned into a marital relationship.

Mrs.Gardell And Her Husband Mr.Gradell Are Now Married For Two Decades

The love birds decided to exchange their vows after dating each other for over a year in 2001. They married in Los Angeles, California, in a beautiful wedding ceremony. Patty choose the white gown and her husband Billy opted for a black suit for the special day in their life. As of 2022, the beautiful duo has been sharing a strong bond and leading a blissful married life for 21 years.

Not only that, Patty even shared a picture on the occasion of their  14th wedding anniversary. Mrs.Gardell captioned the photo,

“Taking a moment to say how grateful I am to be celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary with my hubs, Billy Gardell. My how time flies! Love you, B!”

The American Actor Billy Gardell with his wiffy Patty Knight Gardell On The Wedding Day
Patty and her hubby Billy in their 14th wedding anniversary

Adorable they look as a couple.

Patty And Her Spouse Gardell Share One Child

Back in 2003, Patty Gardell along with her hubby welcomed their child, a son William III. Patty often features her son on Facebook, where we can see William III having a really good time with his mom and dad. After seeing Patty’s Facebook, we can say her son is also a pet lover.

Patty posted a photo of her son with a dog. She wrote,

“A boy and his dog…❤️

Patty Gardel son William III
Patty’s son William III with his beloved dog


Patty’s Husband Billy Gardell Has A Brother Brian Gardell: Are They Twins?

Billy’s brother Brian Gardell has a similar face. But, we aren’t confirmed whether they are twin brothers or not. Apart from all these, like his brother, Brian is also an actor. Brian Gardell made his appearance in Mike & Molly.

Billy Gardell known for Mike & Molly with his brother Brian Gardell
Two Brother Brian and Billy in one frame

Additionally, the two brother runs a restaurant, and further Billy gave the responsibility to run the place to his brother Brian. Billy said,

“My brother will run the place, I know he’s got my back,”

Patty’s Spouse Billy Lost 140 Pounds of Weight

Before losing the huge amount of weight, Billy weighed around 350 pounds. Her husband Billy overweight got him in the TV show Mike and Molly”, it is a show about 2 overweight people falling in love with each other. The TV show was a success and over the country, everyone loved the concept.

Patty's Boyfriend-Turned-Spouse Billy Gardell Weight Loss
Billy’s body before and after weight loss

Following that, after the show’s success, Billy was determined to lose weight. Not only that, even the show creator supported him by saying that,

” You should just take care of yourself and we will write the show as Billy’s weight goes.”

Billy was relieved after hearing that. To lose weight he took help from a therapist & a dietician. And as result, he finally weighed around 210 pounds after the weight loss.

Patty Gardell’s Net Worth

Patty’s net earning is around  $300,000 as of 2022. Apart from this, her long-time partner Billy’s estimated fortune is $8 million. Needless to mention, his main source of income comes from his acting field.

With all the fortune, the couple has been leading a luxurious life.

Patty Gardell Social Media: Where Does She Reside?

Patty is active on every social media handle, however, she is not very active on platforms other than Facebook.

As of 2022, Patty lives in Studio City, California with her family.