Gretchen Rossi


Date Of Birth

October 30, 1978


Gretchen Rossi joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Orange County as replacement for season 2 housewife Tammy Knickerbocker and season 3 cast member Quinn Fry. She took up psychology at Baylor University and then worked as a real estate agent, a job that would eventually lead her to meet the other housewives through Jeana Keough.

Rossi's love life has been somewhat of a controversial issue on The Real Housewives of Orange County. After her first marriage to Chris Rossi, she became engaged to Jeff Beitzel, who was 24 years her senior. Jeff died due to leukemia after the conclusion of the fourth season and by the fifth season, Rossi has moved on to Slade Smiley, who happens to be the ex-husband of housewife Jo de la Rosa.

Place of Birth

Michigan, USA

Birth Name

Gretchen Rossi



Fun Facts

-She released a single called "Revelation" at a Gay Nightclub.




2008-present The Real Housewives of Orange County (TV series documentary)
2011 2011 New Now Next Awards (TV movie)
2010 Undateable (TV mini-series documentary)
2010 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV series)
2009 Gumball 3000 (TV series)
2009 Fox Reality Really Awards (TV movie)
2009 A-List Awards (TV movie)
2009 The Real Housewives Confess: A Watch What Happens Special (TV movie)






"I love the bling, I love the jewelry, I love it all."

"I'm smart, I'm sexy and I'm confident. Of course people are going to talk about me."

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