Gretchen Polhemus is an American actress and beauty pageant holder who rose to fame after winning the Miss USA 1989. She is also known for her participation in the 1989 Miss Universe where she placed fifth in semifinal interview. Polhemus was also a judge at the 2003 Miss USA pageant held in Salt Lake City’s metropolitan area.
Polhemus is married to her husband, Kirk Jensen. She is enjoying blissful moments with her lovely spouse. So, does she have any kids with her partner?
Who Is Gretchen Lynn Polhemus? Bio & Wiki
Polhemus was born as Gretchen Lynn Polhemus on 12th May 1965, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Moreover, her nationality is American and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity.
Gretchen had a keen interest in modeling from a young age. She attended Arlington High School. While studying at college, Polhemus participated in many beauty pageants.
Gretchen Polhemus’ Career
Gretchen Polhemus started her career as a cattle broker and real estate agent in her home state in 1985. Later, she participated at Miss Bedford USA in the 14th edition of the Miss Texas in 1987. For her performance, she received the Photogenic award and placed second-runner up to the winner, Courtney Gibbs.
Polhemus made her appearance as the official representative of her state in the 1989 Miss USA pageant held in Mobile, Alabama. At the Miss Universe pageant, she placed fifth in semifinal interview. Besides, as an actress, she made her appearance in the made-for-television movie, Bonanza: The Return as salon girl in 1993. Polhemus also worked as a sports correspondent for ESPN and CBS.
How Much Is Gretchen Polhemus’ Net Worth?
Gretchen Polhemus’ net worth is reportedly around $3 Million as of 2019. Similarly, she boasts a salary between the range of $1 Million to $1.5Million per year. She also receives a substantial income from her other works which include hosting live shows, endorsed-brand deals, etc.
Polhemus appeared with Megan Henderson and Angie Larsen in the American talk-show, Good Things. Her co-workers Henderson and Larsen have a hefty net worth of $2 Million and $4 Million respectively. On the other hand, her former husband has a net worth of $1 Million.
Who Is Gretchen Polhemus’ Husband?
Gretchen Polhemus and her husband, Kirk Jensen had their first encounter in 1990, while she was competing for Miss USA. Later, their mutual friend introduced them to each other. Shortly they started sharing their company. After spending quality time, they expressed their feelings and engaged in 1994.
The couple married at the beginning of 1995, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their wedding ceremony was held at Ivy House Weddings and Events where they invited most of their friends and close relatives.
Unfortunately, they divorced after nine years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. From their marriage, they share five children. Their daughter BayleeJensen recently became Miss Utah USA 2017. Currently, Polhemus resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with their friends and family.