Dakota Alan Norris is one of the twin sons of Chuck Norris, a distinguished martial artist, and actor. His father first created a solid foundation as a well-versed martial artist holding black belts in a variety of martial art and combat sports including Tang Soo Do, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and judo.
Later on, Norris started showing his exceptional skills through movies and TV roles that gradually turned out to be a great opportunity for him. Several online tabloids have named him as one of the few greatest action heroes in Hollywood.
Well, you are also curious to know what is Dakota doing nowadays. Is the young boy also interested in martial art just like his father? Here are all the answers to all your queries. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the article!
How old is Dakota Alan Norris? His Date of Birth
Dakota is a 22-year-old as of 2023. He and his twin sister Danilee Kelly Norris were born on 30th August 2001, in California. At the time of their birth, Dakota’s father was 61 years old while his mother Gena O’Kelley Norris was 33. Jeff Duclos, a publicist for the actor told The Buffalo News that the couple welcomed their twins a month earlier than the due date.
“They were about a month premature.”
“There are no complications.”
The enduring duo announced they were expecting their twins while they were seen flaunting a baby bump at the World Stunt Awards 2001 in May of the year.
In addition, Dakota is an American with his nationality and Caucasian ethnicity.
Dakota Alan Norris’ Father is an Actor
His dad is one of the legendary action actors. In addition, Norris also has a splendid career as a martial artist who started practicing from an early age. He later also formed his own prestigious discipline Chun Kuk Do. Gradually, Chuck started giving martial arts training to celebrities in Hollywood. Shortly after, Norris himself embarked on show business playing minor roles in movies. He made his big break after bagging the character of the main villain in the box office hit movie, Way of the Dragon. In the movie, he starred alongside late actor Bruce Lee.
His other major successful movies quickly followed like Breaker! Breaker!, Good Guys Wear Black, A Force of One, Missing in Action, and more. Besides, Norris is also a TV actor with dozens of TV credits.
He made his TV debut with the role in Karate Kommandos in 1986. He grabbed huge attention after playing a long-term role in Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-2001). He also respired the character in Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire.
In addition to his film and TV career, Chuck is also a noted writer who has penned a number of books predominantly focused on martial arts. He is the author of two best-selling books The Secret of Inner Strength: My Story and Black Belt Patriotism: How to Reawaken America.
On the other hand, Dakota’s mother is a former model. She is now the founder and CEO of CForce Bottling Co.
Has Five Half-Siblings
In addition to his twin sister, Dakota has five older half-siblings from his parents’ past love affairs. His two older half-brothers named Michael R. Norris and Eric Scott Norris come from his father’s first marriage with Dianne Kay Holechek. Eric is a former stock car racing driver who also won the 2002 NASCAR Winston-West Series Championship.
In the meantime, Michael (aka Mike) is an actor who has performed in a handful of movies and TV shows. When Chuck was still married to Dianne, the actor was involved in an extra-marital affair with Johanna, and along came Dakota’s third half-sibling, a sister Dina Norris comes from the abovementioned relationship. Dina is a former realtor at Keller Williams Realty.
Similarly, Dakota has two more half-siblings, a sister Kelly Tagudin and a brother Tim from her mother’s relationship with Gordon Hinschberger.
Besides, talking about Chuck’s married life with Gena, the duo is in a blissful matrimonial relationship for years. The duo who has a substantial age gap of 23-year married in November 1998. It’s been over a couple of decades since they are married without any conflict.
Dakota Alan Norris is a 3rd Degree Black Belt Holder
The 21-year-old star kid began training in martial arts from a very early age under his father Norris. After having such a multi-skilled coach, Dakota exponentially upped his prowess in martial art and gymnastics within a short amount of time.
Similarly, Dakota’s twin sister Danilee is also into Chun Kuk Do. Both of them received their 2nd-degree back belt under the coach Mr. Derrick Stinson in June 2015. Celebrating their achievement, a doting father Norris shared a photo of his twins on Facebook with the caption,
“After almost 8 years of training, our twins Danilee and Dakota, tested for and received their 2nd degree black belt. Here they are after their test with Mr. Derrick Stinson. Mom and Dad are very proud of both of you! Your hard work and determination to achieve your new black belt rank is well deserved.”
Dakota is now a 3rd-degree black belt in MMA.
His Social Media Presence: Has a YouTube Channel
Dakota isn’t on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. But the star kid has a self-titled YouTube channel that was created back in Jan 2019. Although the channel has been subscribed by a mere 287 followers to date, there is a lot to see what kind of martial art and gymnastic skills Dakota has. He has uploaded a couple of videos showing a thorough training session with his superhero dad.
Here’s one of the videos.
What is His Net Worth?
Norris has an estimated net worth of $200,000 as of 2023. He currently resides on his father’s ranch in Texas. In the meantime, Chuck’s estimated net worth stands at $70 million as of 2023.
Know About Dakota Norris’ Dating Life
Dakota has remained tight-lipped about his love life and has yet to come forward with his relationship. So, the limited information that is about his love life only hints that the handsome hunk is most likely single at this moment.