Most of us know that the legendary Chuck Norris is the most respected Hollywood celebrity even at the present. He is also an avid Christian who is against cheating and gay marriage. However, he shocked the world when he announced that he had a secret daughter named Dina Norris. He mentioned his love child in his biography Against All Odds: My Story.
So, who is Dina Norris? How is the relationship between Dina and her father Chuck? And, what is she doing currently?
In this article, we will answer all these questions and dive into the personal life of Chuck’s love child, Dina Norris.
The life of Dina Norris
Dina Norris was born somewhere in the year 1963 to Chuck Norris and a woman named Johanna. Her mother has not revealed herself or been in any media outlet. So, she has not made her side of the story public.
As for her father, Chuck Norris is a household name in Hollywood. The former U.S. Airforce member Chuck is a multi-talented personality famous for his action movies and fighting skills.
Dina is 58 years old as of 2021. She goes by the name Dina Norris DiCiolli. Talking about her siblings, she has four of them, Eric Norris, Danilee Kelly Norris, Dakota Alan Norris, & Mike Norris. Needless to say but they share a great relationship.
Dina Norris Is Married To Husband Damien DiColli
Just in case you are unaware, Dina is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Damien DiColli. The two have been married for a long time and share a deeply built relationship. Their wedding was an intimate affair with a few close friends and family members attending the marriage ceremony.
At present, Dina works as a realtor at Keller Williams Frisco Stars in Southlake, Texas. There, she handles property services, especially for organizations and corporations.
Previously, Norris’ daughter Dina used to live in Costa Mesa, California. While living there, she graduated from Orange Coast College. Currently, she lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband.
Dina Norris Has Three Children
Dina and her husband Damien DiColli have been blessed with three beautiful and talented children. They have one daughter and two sons altogether.
Recently, Dina’s daughter and Chuck’s granddaughter Gabi DiColli Boardman walked down the aisle. The Norris and DiColli family were seen posing for a beautiful photo together. Gabi also posted their family photo on her Facebook page.
In the photo, Chuck is seen side by side with his daughter Dina. At Gabi’s wedding, Chuck got the perfect opportunity to bond with his grandchildren and his long-lost daughter. And despite knowing each other later in life, the father-daughter duo is happily reunited.
Furthermore, Dina has two sons named Dante DiCiolli and Eli DiCiolli. Among the sons, Dante lives a happy life with his wife in Dallas, Fort Worth. As of Eli, he is currently continuing his studies and has yet to get married.
All three kids of Dina have grown wonderfully. Career-wise, Gabi is a medical lab scientist. Plus, Dante is the owner of Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. All the kids are doing their lives right by Dina.
Chuck Norris Affair With Dina’s mother
Dina Norris’ father Chuck is a deeply religious and faithful Christian. But decades ago, he made a mistake and cheated on his then-wife, Dianne Holechek. Back in 1962, he was working for US Air Force and was drafted to California. There, he met up with Dina’s mother, Johanna.
According to Norris, his affair was not a long-time thing. In fact, they only had a one-night stand in the back of a car. Luckily, that one night was enough to conceive her.
In all honesty, Dina had no idea that her father was none other than the legendary Chuck Norris. Johanna had kept the information hidden from everyone, assuming it would create a huge drama. So, she raised Dina herself.
In 1981, when she was 16 years old, Dina overheard her mother talking on the phone about her father. It was then Dina found about her biological father. Still, she waited 10 more years before contacting her father.
Chuck Norris Found Out About Dina After 26 Years
After Dina found her father’s true identity, she hesitated to contact him. As Chuck gained huge popularity in the country, Dina’s truth would create a big controversy. Her mother felt the same concern too.
On Chuck Norris’ part, he had failed to mention that he was married. He was rather shocked to find the truth too. In 1991, Dina wrote a letter to Chuck unveiling the truth and her identity. At once, Norris decided to meet Johanna and Dina.
Chuck was rather glad to meet Dina. She resembled so much of him that Chuck did not even want a DNA test.
In an interview, Chuck said:
“I didn’t need any blood or DNA tests. I went straight to her hugged her, and we both started crying. It felt like as if I had known her all my life.”
Presently, the Norris father-daughter duo is going pretty strong. Chuck cannot contain his happiness after finding Dina. With a father like Chuck Norries, Dina feels blessed that she connected with him.
Where Is Dina Norris Now?
At present, Dina is enjoying her real estate job with her loving husband Damien DiColli. The two have settled in finely in Texas surrounded by their children. Dina is also giddy with joy over her two married kids starting their lives. In fact, she can not wait till her youngest son Eli gets married too.
As for father Norris, he is enjoying his retired life with his current wife Gena O’Kelley. Mostly, he spends his day surrounded by his 13 grandchildren. As the legendary super actor, Norris has left a footprint on Hollywood which will remain for a long time to come.