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Facts of Emilio Owen

Full NameEmilio Owen
First NameEmilio
Last NameOwen
ProfessionCelebrity Stepson
Birth CityCincinnati, Ohio
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameEmilio Toliver Sr.
Mother NameKenya Duke
Mother ProfessionTelevision personality and businesswoman
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithTaylor Patton
SibilingsAustin Owen, Kennedy Owen
Height179 cm
Weight75 kg
Date of Birth16,1996

Emilio Owen is the stepson of American actor and stand-up comedian Gary Owen. Emilio was born from the first marriage of his mother, Kenya Duke

His mother is a famous television personality and a businesswoman. Kenya is the owner of Premier Sports and Corporate Travel which is a Travel Management Company

His biological father is Emilio Toliver Sr. He is the only child of his mother with her first husband.

Emilio Owen with his stepfather Gary Owen.
Emilio Owen with his stepfather Gary Owen. Source: Instagram

His Step-Father Gary

On July 26, 1974, Gary was born in Cincinnati, Ohio

He was named the Funniest Serviceman in America, and he got his big break in 1997 on Black Entertainments Television’s comedy show called Comic View

In 2016 he had his own TV show on BET channel called The Gary Owen Show

He appeared in many movies, including Daddy Day Care, Think Like A Man, Rebound, Funny Business, and many more. 

He served in the U.S. Navy for six years before his successful career in Stand-up comedy. He won several awards for his amazing comedy and humor. 

He was the only white man ever to host Comic View. He gained a large number of the African-American fan base. 

Gary married Emilio’s mother

Kenya was once married, had a son, and got divorced before she got together with Gary. Gary and Kenya exchanged wedding vows on July 19th, 2003

They first met at a comedy club over a decade ago where Gary was performing. They dated for several years before they decided to walk down the aisle. 

Emilio Owen mother Kenya Duke and stepfather Gary Owen on their wedding.
Emilio Owen mother Kenya Duke and stepfather Gary Owen on their wedding. Source: Instagram


Emilio has two half-siblings. Emilio is the eldest as he is the only child of his mother, Kenya, with his father, Emilio Toliver Sr.

After his mother got married to Gary, they had two children together, a son and a daughter. 

First, they welcomed their son Austin Owen on 27 November 2000, and then they welcomed their only daughter on 3rd July 2002.

They named her Kennedy OwenAustin seems to follow in his dad’s footsteps. 

He has the comedy genes from his father, and he performed stand-up at Tommy T’s Comedy Clubs

Being eldest, Emilio loves and takes care of his half-siblings as his own, and his father, Gary, keeps sharing pictures of all of them together. 

Gary and Kenya always make sure that their children share a friendly and warm relationship with each other. 

With all the pictures they post on their respective social media, we can see the love and affection between them. 

Emilio Owen with his parents Kenya Duke and Gary Owen and siblings.
Emilio Owen with his parents Kenya Duke and Gary Owen and siblings. Source: Instagram

Divorce of parents

It shocked the fans when the perfect couple of 18 years announced their separation in March

According to Kenya, the reason she filed for divorce is that Gary cheated on her. 

She made a statement where it seems like she was slamming a woman she believes is Gary's mistress.

In the post, she revealed that despite the mistress of Gary knowing he has a wife and children, and the mistress herself has a child, she didn't care and dated Gary

She also accused her of being a golddigger who is only after her ex-husband's money and also said the mistress is not getting any money. 

Kenya also revealed that Gary had been on vacations to the Bahamas and Florida with his mistress. 

According to a court document, Kenya has asked for $44000 a month because it's the amount Gary provided to her before. 

She is heartbroken by Gary's actions and says she gave up her career to support her man and got cheated on in return. 

Gary's response to Kenya's allegations

Gary remained quiet for some time after Kenya made many accusations against him. 

But while appearing on The Breakfast Club, he broke his silence and revealed his side of the story. 

He said he was the one who left first, and he was the one who filed for divorce. 

He also said that the reason for divorce was not cheating but the fact that he was unhappy. 

He also revealed that in 23 years of togetherness, he had left many times but only stayed for his kids. 

He also cleared the accusation by Kenya, where she said he was a deadbeat father. 

He said he was always there for his kids and liked being a father, and he never let his kids ride the bus and always took them to school, picked them up, and never missed a birthday. 

He also said he hasn't spoken to his kids since he left his wife and all this divorce mess started.

Relationship status

Emilio Owen has been in a very happy relationship with his girlfriend, Taylor Patton, for several years. 

Taylor works as an operation expert at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shields. Emilio said that they started dating in 2016

They keep on posting their pictures together on social media. They are seen hanging out with their friends more often. 

They both are extroverts. It seems like they are living together. 

Net Worth

He belongs to one of the most famous and wealthiest families in America

However, Emilio's net worth is not revealed so his stepfather has a net worth of $3 million.

Age, Height, Weight

  1. On January 16, 1996, Emilio was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. He turned 26 in 2022.
  2. He is 5ft 9in tall (1.79m).
  3. He is 75 kg (165.3lbs)

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Updated On Tue Oct 11 2022 Published On Tue Oct 11 2022 By shaumya

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