Mary Joan Hansen, Things To Know About The Wife of Chris Hansen

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Mary Joan Hansen, Things To Know About The Wife of Chris Hansen

Mary Joan Hansen is the celebrity wife of retired TV host and journalist, Chris Hansen. Hansen is an infamous name in television following his latest controversy with his wife, Mary Joan.

The Hansen couple were married for decades before their disagreement came out. But we have little information related to Mary Joan and their relationship.
In this article, we will discuss the ex-wife of the notorious host —Chris Hansen. We will answer all your questions following Mary Joan’s identity, divorce, children, and net worth.

Mary Joan Wiki Bio

Mary Joan accumulated quite a fame by marrying the notorious journalist, Chris Hansen. Other than that, Mary Joan has remained hidden from the media. She shares no interest in coming out in the public eyes.

However, we do know that Mary Joan is an educated lady of class. She graduated from the prestigious college, Western Michigan University. Also, we do know that she finished high school pretty well but she has not revealed her institution’s name.

Mary is a beautiful woman with medium blonde hair that falls on her shoulder. She is in her late fifties, but her glowing skin perfectly matches her green eye color.

In fact, the lovely blonde has been “eye candy” for Chris Hansen. She used to appear in Hansen’s YouTube videos, to support her husband. So, we know she is an ideal wife.

Mary Joan’s relationship with Chris Hansen

Mary Joan and Chris Hansen previously met all the way back in Michigan while they were in college. The pair dated for a while in college and decided to get engaged. Eventually, they walked down the aisle on November 18, 1989.

Chris Hansen is a legendary name in Hollywood. Born in 1959, September 19, Chris is famous for his NBC shows and The Simpsons. Mostly, he is famous for his Award-Winning show, To Catch a Predator.

The pair has two amazing children together. But, they have kept their sons’ lives private as well. They do not have any daughters and are not close to either of their sons.

The Hansen duo had spent quite a decade-long relationship before they split up. Following Chris’ controversial news and dramas, Mary left Chris for good. Currently, Chris is engaged to another mystery woman named Gabrielle.

Mary and Chris Hansen’s divorce

Even though there was so much love between the Hansens, they ended up splitting in 2018. Mary caught Chris cheating on her with Chris’ colleague and NBC anchor Kristyn Caddell.

However, Joan did know Chris’ affair with Kristyn all the way back in 2013. But Mary wanted to work on her relationship whereas Chris did not want it. There have been reports of his other alleged extra-marital affairs as well.

According to the National Enquirer, Hansen had a four-month affair with Caddell. Meanwhile, Caddell told US Weekly that Chris informed her he was going to get divorced at the time but Chris had no such intentions.

Mary Joan Hansen And Her Husband Chris Hansen At New York Gala
Mary Joan Hansen And Her Husband Chris Hansen At New York Gala

In June of 2018, Mary claimed in court documents that their “marriage has broken down irretrievably.” She also requested alimony and a fair division of property and debts.

After two years, they met on January 15, 2020, to hash out financial disputes and they appeared in court. Paparazzi reports that Hansen and Joan have been living separate lives on opposite coasts, and their relationship has been over for a long time.

Currently, Chris is engaged to Gabrielle and they share amazing photos together. Rumor has it that Hansen is still engaged in affairs while dating Gabrielle, but the couple has not addressed such buzz.

The Hansens other controversies

Following the infidelity, Chris Hansen was fired from NBC’s To Catch a Predator. His show was already receiving backlash but Hansen’s cheating scandal made it even worse.

Chris lost the respect in the industry as well as the financial stability the show held for him. Back in 2019, Hansen made headlines after he was arrested and charged with issuing bad checks.

Once a man with millions at his disposal, Hansen had failed to pay $13000 for merchandise. The brand Promotional Sales Limited filed a report that Chris sent a check for payment which bounced inevitably.

However, Chris never sent another check. Instead, he turned himself in to the police and was charged with issuing a bad check. Later on, he was released without bond after signing a written promise to appear in court.

Mary Joan career and net worth

As we know, Mary made certain appearances in Hansen’s youtube videos. Other than that, she does not have any noteworthy career of her own. Her main income comes from alimony checks from her ex-husband Chris.

Previously, Chris Hansen had an estimated net worth of only $1.5 million. But with his financial problems and alimony checks, Hansen has lost quite a lot of his money. At present, Hansen has an income worth only $10k.