If you’re familiar with the Hollywood big wig, Clint Eastwood, then you have no hard time figuring out Dina Eastwood’s identity. And no, she’s no daughter of his. Dina Eastwood is an American actress, reporter, and TV news anchor Known for starring in Mrs. Eastwood & Company; a reality TV series about her which aired on E! network, Eastwood is perhaps most famous as the ex-wife of ace Hollywood director, Clint Eastwood. This post zooms on her bio, net worth and other interesting facts about her.
Dina Eastwood’s Bio, Age
Dina Eastwood was born—Dina Marie Ruiz —in Castro Valley, California on July 11, 1965, to parents, Michael and Mary Lou Ruiz. Her father, Michael, worked as a school teacher in Fresno. Eastwood and her brother, Dominic Ruiz were raised in Fremont, California. Her father worked as a school teacher in Fresno. Growing up, she attended Mission San Jose High School based in Fremont.
Following her graduation from high school, Eastwood then pursued a college degree in Broadcasting. However, for reasons we’re not quite sure to state, she ended up attending several colleges. In 1983, she attended Ohlone College; a community college in Castro Valley. While schooling at Ohlone, Eastwood began the early strides in her long media career; she anchored Newsline for Ohlone College Television. Following that, she briefly attended Arizona State University in Tempe. She also attended San Francisco State University where she later graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communications in 1988.
In 1990, barely two years after graduating from college, Dina Eastwood began her career as a reporter for the Arizona-based KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff. And was eventually made news anchor. Barely one year later, she was hired as a news anchor at KSBW in the Monterey-Salinas, California. It was within this period Dina met Clint Eastwood. She had interviewed him for a newscast. She then retired in 1997. Although the details aren’t plain, we know that the retirement is connected to her new married status to Eastwood. As well as the birth of her daughter.
By 1998, she had taken up the identity of Dina Ruiz-Eastwood. She hosted A Quest for Excellence; a TV show produced by the California Teachers Association and airs on several Bay Area stations. It featured students, teachers, and school administrators and their daily challenges on the job. It also featured celebrity interviews as well.
From February 8, 2011, Dina Eastwood became guest-anchor for KSBW; the 5 p.m. newscast with weeknight anchor Dan Green. And barely two years later, on November 11, 2013, she began to anchor the station’s 5 p.m newscast. Eastwood also co-hosted the TV show Candid Camera. Following that, she made cameo appearances as a news reporter in two of Clint Eastwood’s films, True Crime (1999) and Blood Work (2002). She also appeared as Vanessa Reeve in the 2012 movie The Forger; in which she starred together with her stepson, Scott Eastwood. As of this writing, she sits on the board of two charity organizations and is a contributing editor for Golf Digest Women. She also hosts The Eagle Invitational Golf Tournament.
Facts About Clint Eastwood’s Ex-Wife
1. Net Worth
Dina Eastwood’s media and acting career has not only landed her in a marriage that shot her to celebrity status, but it’s also given her an incredible track record to look back on, with enough wealth to prove it. Sources reveal her net worth to be estimated at over $23 million. While that’s no chicken feed, it is quickly dwarfed by her ex-husband’s $375 million fortune.
2. Ex-husband and Child
Dina Eastwood met Clint back in 1992. She was interviewing him for KSBW-TV at the time. After dating for about four years, they married on March 31, 1996. Together, they had one daughter, Morgan Eastwood (b. December 12, 1996).
However, barely 17 years into their marriage, things went sour. In April of 2013, Dina Eastwood was put on rehab for depression and anxiety. In August of that year, she admitted that she and her husband had been living separately for an unrevealed period of time. She filed for divorce on October 22, 2013. In July of 2016, Dina Eastwood married American basketball coach Scott Fisher. After dating for three years, they married at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California.
3. Height and Body Measurement
Dina Eastwood’s age hasn’t changed much the gorgeous looks that first led Clint to ask her out. She’s maintained that graceful hourglass shape. She stands 5 feet 6 inches (1.70m) tall and weighs 62kg (136lbs). She has black hair; and dark-brown eyes. Dina wears a bra size of 34B and a shoe size of 8.5 (US) Plus, her bust waist and hips measure 34-24-
4. Her Ex-husband’s Age in Comparision to Her Parents Age
At the time of their wedding in March 1996, her husband, Clint Eastwood was 14 years older than Dina’s father. And 16 years older than her mother.