Courtney Stodden, an American media personality, singer & model drew wide controversy after she (then 16 years old) married a 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison in 2011.
Furthermore, her solo intimate tape released in 2015 gained her amassing media attention.
Turned professional in 2009, Stodden, over the years, has appeared in numerous TV shows: Couples Therapy (2012), Celebrity Big Brother (2013) & Big Brother's Bit on the Side (2013).
The Miss Ocean Shores (Washington) Teen USA 2009 is a national spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 25-year-old Courtney has a net worth of $500,000 as of April 2020. Indeed, her TV career & prominence in signing got acclaimed a considerable amount of fortune.
As for a fact, her ex-husband Doug Hutchison, an actor famous for the film The Green Mile (1999), is currently worth $3 million.
During their divorce, Courtney didn't ask for any spousal support; reportedly, if she had gone for the alimony, the singer-model could have hands over million dollars fortune currently.
Primarily, Courtney earns through her TV venture in reality series; her notable appearances include Big Brother's Bit on the Side (2013) & Celebrity Big Brother (2013).
In 2017, she appeared in the British dating reality series Celebs Go Dating (in Series 3).
Furthermore, the 5 ft. 5 inches tall media personality earns an additional sum through singing career. Some of her famous singles are 'Car Candy', 'Crazy', 'Don't Put It on Me' & 'We Are America'.
Reportedly, her song 'Don’t Put It On Me' was ranked #11 in The 11 Best Songs of '11 by Star Observer.
Indeed, these days, a social media platform like Instagram has become a basis for product endorsements. As of April 2020, Courtney's Instagram account (goes by handle @courtneyastodden) has over 283K followers.
If she does sign a promotional deal via Instagram, Courtney can earn in the range of $ per sponsored post.
Courtney Stodden started her career through modeling & later in 2009, she competed & won. Shortly after, she began hosting her own TV show, The Courtney Stodden Show, though it was short-lived (aired only 5 times).
Also, Stodden participated in Miss Ocean Shores Teen USA 2010 but didn't win the title.
By 2010, she began her music career with the release of songs such as 'Car Candy,'Crazy', & 'Don't Put It on Me.'
Despite all these, Courtney got instant fame in Hollywood after a controversial marriage in 2011 with then-51 years old actor Doug Hutchison when she was 16.
It led her approach in many TV series; starting with Couples Therapy in 2012, she starred in other reality TV series:
In 2016, the American media personality made her feature film debut through Love Addict (2016).
The Vivid Entertainment released a solo "tape" by Courtney Stodden on May 14, 2015, & it was reported that she was paid $1 million for the video.
On the other hand, the rumors swirled around, claiming she got only $10,000-plus back-end deal, same as the 16 and Pregnant star Farrah Abraham got for her tape in 2014.
Reportedly, Stodden pledged to donate those proceeds of that tape to charity, especially for "kids with cancer."
Courtney Stodden, at the age of 16, signed into actor Doug Hutchison's workshop & later, they began courtship online without meeting a single time.
However, Hutchison later realized Courtney was a teenager & even more, stated to end their relationship if her parents disapproved.
As for a surprise, no restriction was made by Stodden's parents stating the singer was free to make her own decision.
On May 20, 2011, Courtney & Doug Hutchison married in Las Vegas, Nevada; at that time, Stodden was only 16 years old while Doug was 51 years old- a gap of 35 years.
As for a fact, the aspiring country singer's father was 4 years younger than his son-in-law Doug.
Due to their controversial marriage, many criticisms rose up, but the duo was going well, until Courtney stated their separation on November 1, 2013.
In August 2014, they reconciled & renewed their wedding vows on May 20, 2016 (5th marriage anniversary).
Online reports stated that she & Doug separated again in January 2017 & then filed for divorce a year later, in March 2018.
Thereafter, following 2 years, Courtney Stodden made an Instagram post & confirmed their divorce finalization on March 3, 2020.
No, they didn't share any children. In mid-July 2016, Stodden stated that she miscarried baby after 13 weeks of pregnancy.
Meanwhile, she is allegedly single & lives in Los Angeles, California.
Courtney Alexis Stodden was born on August 29, 1994, in Tacoma, Washington, the USA, to Alex John Stodden & Krista Kay Keller.
Raised a Christian in Ocean Shores, Washington, Courtney grew up with 2 elder sisters: Ashley and Brittany. She attended Alpha Omega, an online private Christian academy, after she was bullied in school for her mature looks.
Reportedly, Stodden had breast augmentation in June 2013, increasing the size from C to DD.
Moreover, in 2016, she underwent nose surgery; along with better looks, it was due to breathing problems & a deviated septum. The surgery was a combination of septorhinoplasty and turbinate reduction.