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Courtney Stodden Biography
Courtney Alexis Stodden is an American media personality, model, singer-songwriter, and national spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). After competing in beauty pageants in her home state of Washington and releasing her own original music, then 16-year-old Stodden came to international attention when she married then 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison in 2011.
The controversy and media attention surrounding Stodden and her marriage led to her appearing in numerous reality television series, including Couples Therapy (2012), Celebrity Big Brother (2013), The Mother/Daughter Experiment (2016), and Celebs Go Dating (2017).
Courtney Stodden Age
She was born on August 29, 1994, in Tacoma, WA. She is 26 years old.
Courtney Stodden Doug Hutchison
At age 16, the aspiring pop music singer signed up on the Internet for an acting workshop taught by actor Doug Hutchison, on the recommendation of a friend of her maternal aunt, who worked in Hollywood and knew Hutchison. Hutchison, who did not realize that she was a teenager, began a courtship with her over the Internet that lasted between four and six months, during which they fell in love before having met in person.
After Hutchison became aware of Stodden’s age, he told her mother, Krista, who had monitored their online exchanges, and was aware of their relationship and their age difference, that he would cease his relationship with Stodden if her parents disapproved. Her parents, citing Stodden’s “devout Christianity”, allowed her to make her own decision.
Courtney Stodden Wedding
On May 20, 2011, Stodden married Hutchison in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stodden was his third wife. Their relationship drew controversy and criticism, as Stodden was 16 when she married 50-year-old Hutchison, who has been labeled a “pedophile” and “predator”. It was also reported that Stodden’s father was four years younger than his son-in-law Hutchison. According to Hutchison, as a result of his marriage to Stodden, his agent quit, his family disowned him and he received death threats.
On November 1, 2013, the media reported that Stodden and Hutchison were ending their marriage of two and a half years. Stodden later told Fox News that their 34-year age gap was a primary contributing factor for their divorce. In August 2014, the couple announced that they had reconciled, with plans to renew their wedding vows later that year.
It was announced on May 17, 2016, that Stodden and Hutchison were expecting their first child. In mid-July, around three months into her pregnancy, Stodden announced she had suffered a miscarriage. On May 20, 2016, the pair celebrated their fifth anniversary by renewing their wedding vows.
In January 2017, it was reported that Stodden and Hutchison have separated. However, they are still living together for the time being. In March 2018, she filed for divorce and did not request spousal support. Stodden confirmed the divorce had gone through on March 3, 2020. In an Instagram post revealing the end of her marriage, Stodden revealed that she had been “groomed” and “verbally abused” throughout her marriage to Hutchison.
Courtney Stodden 16
Stodden was 16 when she married 50-year-old Hutchison, who has been labeled a “pedophile” and “predator”.
Courtney Stodden Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which she has earned through her successful career as a model, singer-songwriter, and national spokesperson.