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Michael J. Dodd


Facts of Michael J Dodd

Full NameMichael J Dodd
First NameMichael
Middle NameJ
Last NameDodd
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Husband
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
SpouseKelly Dodd
Relation WithLaura White
No Of Children1
Date of BirthApril 3,1959
Age65 years

Michael J. Dodd is famous as a former spouse of American Television Personality Kelly Dodd

Kelly rose to fame after she featured on the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Orange County.

Michael began his career working as a purchasing manager for the toy tech company called Reliant Energy

He served as the president of COO for LeapFrog, an educational tec and entertainment company, from 2005 to 2016

He has also served for Executive Technology and Targus as COO.

Tumultuous marital relationship

Michael married Kelly Dodd in 2006 after dating for two years. However, they had a tumultuous marital relationship. 

According to him, Kelly tortured and abused him throughout their marriage. They parted their ways in 2012

The couple reconciled in 2016, putting their split on hold before Kelly’s debut on The Real Housewives of Orange County

Kelly was a COO of a cosmetics company called Kiss Me Mirrors before joining the reality show. 

Michael J. Dodd with ex wife Kelly Dodd.
Michael J. Dodd with ex wife Kelly Dodd. Source:

A private wedding ceremony 

It was a private wedding ceremony in Vegas attended by only Kelly’s mother. 

Kelly did not want to have a big wedding as she was already embarrassed, having been married to ex-husband Scott Christopher Silva in front of family, friends, and relatives and getting separated after three years of marriage. 

He officially got divorced from Kelly, which was the final straw

Michael officially got divorced from Kelly in February 2018, which was the final straw. 

In an interview, Kelly confronted that they fought every time, and she could not bring her friends because of his jealous nature. 

She was tired of his repetitive behaviors. 

After the divorce got finalized, Kelly took her Twitter account to express her happiness and relief with a tweet, 

“My divorce is final today !! Over the moon happy!”

Michael J. Dodd with his ex wife Kelly Dodd.
Michael J. Dodd with his ex wife Kelly Dodd. Source: Pinterest

He is a father to his only daughter

Michael is a father to his daughter Jolie. Michael and Kelly brought their only daughter Jolie into this world on 9th July 2006.

They have been co-parenting their daughter. 

Michael J. Dodd daughter Jolie Dodd.
Michael J. Dodd daughter Jolie Dodd. Source: YouTube

His ex-wife slammed him by sharing the text message of their interaction

His ex-wife Kelly Dodd slammed him publicly by sharing the text message of their interaction. 

The text message was related to their daughter Jolie, for Michale not seeing her for six months. 

She stated that Michael does nothing with Jolie and does not want to see her but keeps dragging her to the court. 

She also asked him to sign the papers if he does not want her to blast on him. 

Talking in favor of Michael, his girlfriend responded, It was the same day on her 40th birthday when she asked Michael to pick Jolie up at 10 a.m as they had already made plans to celebrate with her family. 

Kelly responded, firing back at her stating if Jolie was not a part of her family. 

She also raised the question about skipping 12 weeks of custody over the last few months.

Michael J. Dodd ex wife Kelly Dodd and daughter.
Michael J. Dodd ex wife Kelly Dodd and daughter. Source: Youtube

Who is his girlfriend?

He is currently dating his girlfriend, Laura White

The couple was first spotted at the celebration of Laura’s 39th birthday, where Laura shared the picture on her Instagram with the caption 

“Love of my life.”  

According to the sources, Laura owns a flora shop and a mother of four with her ex-husband Glenn White

Laura has been sharing romantic pictures of her and Michael via her Instagram account.

Michael J. Dodd with his girlfriend Laura White.
Michael J. Dodd with his girlfriend Laura White. Source: Facebook

Does Kelly praise her new partner or fiancé?

Kelly, when asked about the thing she loves about her fiancé, the actress replied, saying that he is perfect. 

Continuing the talk, Kelly reveals that her man has always had something which she totally didn’t like. 

And Kelly stated that she had already broken up with him ten times in a row. She mentioned this guy is not cheap at all. 

He is very loyal to her, and he also has got good personnel which makes him of good personality. 

The lady didn’t stop here but kept continuing that he is of high profile, is articulate, and also her man is generous with all of her friends. 

She also claimed that her man has a house in Boca Raton, New York, in the Hamptons. She said that he is truly amazing. 

He is absolutely gorgeous and is great in sac. Kelly also recalls that he came to meet her in London, and after seeing her, he went back to Italy

She showed her happiness that her man had just come to meet her, crossing whole four countries. 

Kelly pointed out him as the perfect man of her life and the man of her dreams. 

When asked how they met, she says that they met via Ramona at his barbeque in Hamptons, and from there, they started talking each passing day. 

The lady also shares that he used to write love emails every day to her. 

Also, the lady shared that when he returned to London, he stayed with her and then hooked up right away just after seeing him for two seconds when he arrived at her door. 

She again says her man is awesome and confronted that she had never felt that joy and so in love throughout her whole life. 

Suffered from Alcoholics anonymously?

Everyone must be aware that a legal document was published where it was mentioned that Kelly went to AA for some time to cure her drinking habits. 

Any people who have been seeing her on TV can tell you that she had a drinking problem. 

It is very good to see that she is getting the help she requires. This all was back then in the year 2014. Other than that, on drinks, she likes tequila.

In one of the episodes of RHOC, we can see her having three glasses of wine. Also, later she drank a tequila shot with Vicki at home. 

Also, at a party, she had four shots of tequila which was captured on camera, and a drink she was holding throughout the rest of the show.

Net worth

The exact net worth of Michael is not revealed. 

However, as a businessperson, he has amassed impressive income. According to the source, his estimated net worth is:

 Year Net Worth
Michae J. Dodd2020$4.5 million


  1. Michael was born on 3rd April 1959 in the United States Of America. He is 61 years old.

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