- Helena Grace Rutherford Girsch was born in 2009, in Los Angeles.
- She is the daughter of Kelly Rutherford and Daniel Giersch.
- Belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
- Has one older brother.
- Lives with her dad in France and Monaco.
Helena Grace Rutherford Girsch is a celebrity daughter. She was subject to the limelight after her parent’s high-profile custodial battle which laster a decade or so. The 12-year’s-old daughter of Kelly is already famous.
Today let’s take a close look at her life and find out details on her parents, sibling, ethnicity, grandparents, age, and more!
Helena Grace Rutherford Girsch: Youngest Daughter of Kelly Rutherford and her ex-hubby
Helena graced Kelly and her husband Daniel’s world on June 8th, 2009. Talking about her parents, her mom Kelly is a world-renowned actress. She is best known for her work in Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, Pretty Little Liars.
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On the other hand, Helena’s father Daniel Giersch is a German entrepreneur and millionaire. The 46-year-old is famous for his lawsuit battle against Search Engine giant, Google. So in the year 2000, he purchased the German rights to the name, “G-Mail,” and started a same-day postal service.
After Google launched its own variant of the online email system, also named G-Mail, he subsequently sued them. It was reported in 2012 that he settled for an undisclosed amount. This is how he made his millions.
Helena Grace Rutherford Ethnicity and Ancestry
From her mother’s side, she has Scottish and Northern English ancestry. Similarly, from her dad’s side, she has German ancestry. She is of mixed race.
Helena and brother Hermés Gustaf Daniel Giersch lives in France and Monaco
She is the second-born child of her mom and dad. Her mom and dad welcomed her older brother, Hermés Gustaf Daniel Giersch in October 2006. As of 2020, he is 13-years-old and attending middle school.
Besides, Helena doesn’t have any step-siblings from her mother Kelly’s marriage with her ex-husband, Carlos Tarajano. The actress was married to the Venezuelan banker from 2001 to 2002.
He and his sister currently live in France and Monaco with their dad, who has primary custody of them.
Helena Grace Rutherford’s Parents Marriage: How it all began?
It was back in 2005 when Helena first came across the boyishly handsome Daniel. Apparently, a waitress at Il Fornaio was the one who first told Rutherford about a man who wants to get in touch with her.
Suffice to say, Kelly was kinda intrigued by this guy and e-mailed him. They soon connected and started going out. Within two months of their meeting, Kelly became pregnant with Daniel’s kid.
Life was all good! Two months before her due date, she and Daniel exchanged vows on August 18, 2006.
Helena’s Parents Divorced and Custody Battle
While being pregnant with Helena Grace, Kelly filed for divorce from Daniel on December 30, 2008. Unfortunately, the divorce settlement wasn’t as pleasing as Kelly wanted it to be.
She had to take several trips to the court and all the mental trauma was slowly setting in. And all the while when she was heavily pregnant with her second child. The highlight of their divorce proceeding was that Kelly never asked for any monetary benefits but only the sole custody of her kids.
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In August of 2009, Kelly and Daniel reached a temporary agreement of sharing 50 / 50 custody of their two kids. However, Kelly was determined to have joint custody of her kids and as a result, she asked the court to give her primary custody.
Then in 2012, the court ordered the custody will remain as it was before. But as Daniel wasn’t allowed to travel to the US due to his involvement in fraud, the kids will stay with their dad in France and Monaco. And Kelly will be allowed to visit them in those countries.
Kelly heavily opposed the idea and once again appealed. Nevertheless, her appeal was denied. As of right now, Daniel has the sole custody of both Helena and Daniel with Kelly allowed visitation rights.
What is Helena Grace Rutherford’s Parent’s Net Worth?
Helena’s dad, Daniel is a multi-millionaire businessman. He was awarded a big amount of money from his lawsuit against Google. Moreover, he also added his Cannes house for sale at a whopping price of $14.20 million.
Goes on to show, his net worth stands upward of $100 million.
Whereas, Helena’s mother, Kelly net worth of $1 million. She had filed for bankruptcy in June 2013. According to her, she had piled up a debt of around $2 million all because of the divorce proceedings.