How rich is Clint Eastwood’s Ex-Wife Dina Eastwood? Biography

April 18, 2024
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Who is Dina Eastwood?

Dina Marie Fisher (née Ruiz), also known as Dina Eastwood, was born on 11 June 1965 under the zodiac sign of Gemini in Castro Valley, California USA. She is a 56-year-old journalist and actress, but is probably best recognized for being the ex-wife of Academy Award-winning actor and director Clint Eastwood.

How rich is she, as of now? Dina Eastwood Net Worth

As of early 2022, Dina Eastwood’s net worth is estimated at over $20 million, acquired through her successful involvement in both the news industry and the world of entertainment. Besides that, it’s assumed that she increased her fortune through the divorce settlement from her ex-husband Clint Eastwood, whose wealth is estimated at over $375 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion

Dina Eastwood spent her early years in her hometown of Castro Valley. Her father Michael Ruiz was adopted by a Spanish-Puerto Rican couple, Julio and Mary Ruiz, while his biological father Marcus Grant was African-American and a Native Hawaiian; his biological mother Lilian, was Hawaiian and Japanese, while her mother Mary Lou Ruiz is of British and German descent. She has a brother named Dominic V. Ruiz. She holds American nationality, belongs to a mixed ethnic group, and is a Christian.

Educational Background

Speaking about her education, Dina attended Mission San Jose High School in Fremont.


Upon matriculation, she enrolled into Ohlone College in Castro Valley in 1983, and while there, she worked as an anchor for Newsline for Ohlone College Television. She then transferred to Arizona State University in Tempe, attending briefly before she eventually graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University in 1988.

Professional Career

Dina Eastwood launched her professional career in 1990 when she landed a job as a reporter for the NBC-affiliated television station KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff, Arizona, where she spent a year, and then transferred to work as a news anchor for KSBW, a dual NBC/ABC-affiliated in Salinas, California.

She worked there until 1997 when she retired, shortly after marrying Clint Eastwood, but then served as a host of the TV show “A Quest For Excellence” in 1998, and hosted the popular hidden camera TV show “Candid Camera” from 2001 to 2004. She eventually returned as an anchor for the 5pm newscast for KSBW in 2011. The following year, Dina was cast in a reality TV series about her own life and the lives of her and Clint’s daughters, entitled “Mrs Eastwood & Company”, which was broadcast on the E! network.

Apart from being a journalist and TV star, Dina Eastwood tried herself as an actress. She made small appearances as a reporter in two of Clint’s film titles, “True Crime” in 1999, and “Blood Work” in 2002.


She also landed the role of Vanessa Reeve in the 2012 drama film “The Forger”, sharing the screen with her stepson Scott Eastwood.

Furthermore, she is a past chair of The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts Board of Trustees.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Dina Eastwood has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), her weight is around 136lbs (62kgs), with vital statistics are of 32-23-34, bra size 34B, dress size 4 (US), and her shoe size 8.5 (US).

Personal Life

Dina Eastwood met her future husband Clint Eastwood in 1992 when she interviewed him for KSBW-TV. They soon started dating, and finally tied the knot at a ceremony held on 31 March 1996.

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She gave birth to their daughter named Morgan on 12 December of the same year. The couple faced some serious problems in their marriage, and in April 2013 Dina entered rehab due to anxiety and depression. The same year, she revealed that the two had separated for a while, and she eventually filed for divorce in October that ye,ar. Thereafter, she became romantically involved with basketball coach Scott Fisher and they married in July 2016.

Who is her ex-husband? Clint Eastwood Short Wiki/Bio

Clinton ‘Clint’ Eastwood, Jr. was born on 31 May 1930 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in San Francisco, California USA. He’s the son of Clinton Eastwood, Sr., and Ruth (née Runner), and the elder brother of Jeanne Bernhardt.


He moved frequently with his family as his father changed his occupations, until they settled down in Piedmont, California in the 1940s. His father mostly worked as a manufacturing executive at Georgia-Pacific, while his mother landed a clerical job at IBM. Regarding his education, Clint went to Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High School, from which he was expelled due to several school infractions. He transferred to Oakland Technical High School, but it isn’t clear if he matriculated.

Worldwide Recognition

Clint Eastwood’s acting career started in 1955 with his debut role as Jennings in Jack Arnold’s sci-fi horror film “Revenge Of The Creature”, while his first major appearance was in the next year, when he played Lt. Jack Rice in the comedy Western film “The First Traveling Saleslady”, opposite Ginger Rogers.

It was followed by his breakthrough role as Rowdy Yates in the CBS Western series “Rawhide”, which was broadcast from 1959 to 1965. He then gained worldwide fame with his portrayal of the ‘Man with No Name’ in Sergio Leone’s Italian franchise consisting of three so-called Spaghetti Westerns – “A Fistful Of Dollars” (1964), “For A Few Dollars More” (1965), and “The Good, The Bad And The Ugly” (1966). His next significant role came when he was chosen to play Harry Callahan in the “Dirty Harry” film series from 1971 to 1988. These roles made him a cultural icon of masculinity. From 1986 to 1988, he served as Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. At the time, he also worked on his greatest box office successes – the adventure comedy film “Every Which Way But Loose” (1978) and its sequel “Any Which Way You Can” (1980), in both portrayed Philo Beddoe.


Academy Award-winning Director

In addition to his acting career, Clint Eastwood soon tried himself as a director and producer. In 1992, he directed, produced and starred in the Western film “Unforgiven”, for which he won Academy Awards in the categories for Best Director and Best Picture, as well as a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He then earned the same awards and nomination 12 years later for his work on the sports drama film “Million Dollar Baby”, in which he shared the screen with Morgan Freeman and Hilary Swank.

Furthermore, he was also twice an Academy Award nominee for both Best Director and Best Picture for his films “Mystic River”, a neo-noir mystery drama film released in 2003, and “Letters From Iwo Jima”, a war film released in 2006.

Clint also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for his biographical war film “American Sniper” (2014).

His other major film projects include the romantic drama film “The Bridges of Madison County” (1995), the drama film “Gran Torino” (2008), the crime film “The Mule” (2018), and the neo-Western drama film “Cry Macho” (2021). He is the owner of the production company Malpaso Productions.

Music Career

Apart from his career in the acting world, Clint Eastwood is involved in the music industry as a pianist and composer. His debut studio album – “Rawhide’s Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites” – was issued in 1963. He’s since released three more albums, entitled “Eastwood After Hours: Live At Carnegie Hall” (1997), “Music For The Movies Of Clint Eastwood” (2001), and “The Singing Cowboys (Clint Eastwood & Frankie Laine)” (2014).

Olivia Wilson

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