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Matthew Kirschenheiter Wiki
Matthew Kirschenheiter is an American businessman who is best known as the ex-husband of The Real Housewives of Orange County star Gina Kirschenheiter.
Matthew Kirschenheiter has an interesting bio from his career and has had a rather interesting entry into the lime light. His net worth can be be surmised is that he is a multi-millionaire. The same can be said about his now ex wife, Gina. Other than his net worth there’s more to his interesting story with his ex-wife Gina.
However we do know that he along with Gina both graduated from Hofstra University. She with a degree in psychology and Matthew on the other hand acquired a Bachelors in Business Administration and Finance. What he did after that is unknown however there are some highlights available to the public. He was able to become the Vice President and Regional Manager of PIMCO Investments which is based in Newport Beach. He started this position in February of 2011. He previously held a position at Allianz Global Investors as well as Merrill Lynch.
Matthew Kirschenheiter and Gina Kirschenheiter
Matthew’s hometown is unknown, but he is an American. The bits of his story that are available start when he received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Finance from Hofstra University. This was done with his wife, Gina. They have 3 children together, Nicholas Kirschenheiter, Sienna Kirschenheiter, and Luca Kirschenheiter.
However eternal wedding bliss was not on the cards for the family. Sadly this happens sometimes no matter how hard the people involved try to make it work. So during the filming of the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Gina and Matthew Kirschenheiter split ways. While this may mean he will depart from the show, fans out there will still want to know some facts about him. They will probably want to know the details of their split as well, it adds to the drama. Their marriage lasted 7 years.
When interviewed on July 8th the couple answered that after careful consideration and deep thoughts they had decided to end their legal marriage. They did however emphasize that they would not let their friendship die, citing they will always be a family. They also said that their children would now be the highest priority for both of them. The statement went on to say that they were dedicated to raising the children together in a happy, healthy loving environment. And that they would be going through the divorce process cautiously so as to afford the maximum respect and grace for each other. They urged the public to do the same.
And so it was that after 7 years of being married, Gina Kirschenheiter filed a divorce suit on April 2. The reason being irreconcilable differences. It is presumed they were together since University or before as they both graduated from the same University. After which Matthew then wen on to become a financial planner. After which he held the above mentioned positions at PIMCO Investments from February 2011 as well as working for Allianz Global Investors and Merrill Lynch.
After divorce, the couple said in an statement to US Magazine: “After careful consideration and deep thought, we have decided to end our legal marriage. With that said, we will never end our friendship and will forever remain family, We are dedicated to raising our children together in a happy, healthy loving environment. We will be navigating this difficult process with respect and grace for one another. We kindly ask for others to treat us with this same respect and grace at we move through this family adjustment.”.
Apart from that, Matthew has kept a very private life, though Gina occasionally posts photos of him and her children, even going so far as to share a very sweet message about him for Father’s Day.
The Real Housewives of Orange County
For those of you who do not know about the show that got Matthew and Gina Kirschenheiter into the limelight, lets give you a quick overview of the Real Housewives of Orange County. While Gina was a star on the show and made regular appearances, Matthew did not appear on the show. His only “appearances” were when he was mentioned. A particular thorn in Gina’s side was the fact he had to work in Los Angeles during the week.
The Real Housewives of Orange County is a reality TV series based and produced in America. Fans got their first glimpse of the show on March 21 of 2006 when it premiered on Bravo. So far the show has enjoyed 13 seasons,during which the show delved in the personal and professional lives of a variety of women from Orange County. Currently the cast has the following people: Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson, and Braunwyn Windham-Burke. Previously-featured cast members include original housewives Kimberly Bryant, Jo De La Rosa, Vicki Gunval
Matthew Kirschenheiter’s Career
When Gina signed on to The Real Housewives of Orange County, she thought it would be an excellent opportunity have more shared experiences with her husband. Commonalities keep relationships going even if they are on the rocks. This is why Matthew’s job came up repeatedly on the show, because it made it impossible for him to be there for filming. Matthew’s job, which is unknown, required he live in Las Angeles during the week, This distance became such a sore issue, it became and issue of discussion during the 13 th season. Some would even argue that it is one of the reason that led to the couple splitting.
So how did Matt reach this mysterious job. It is well known that he and his wife graduated from the same university with different degrees. He then used the degree in Business Administration and Finance to become a financial planner. This is where it gets tricky. Matthew Kirschenheiter is a very private person and has almost zero presence online. He doesn’t even have a LinkedIn account, making it difficult to follow his career progression. Outside of Gina’s Instagram posts you will not find much on him. It seems that this is done on purpose. Gina cites his lack of presence on the show to his employers forbidding him from appearing on The Real Housewives of Orange County. She further emphasized that this was the sole reason and had nothing to do with their relationship.
For those looking for more details on Matthew Kirschenheiter the Hofstra University alumni page is place to visit. The page has a profile for a Matthew Kirschenheiter. Looking at the profile one can believe they are the same person, because they share the same specifics, even if no picture is provided. The profile goes into greater detail about positions he has held in the past. He was at Merrill Lynch for the period of June 2006 to December 2007. At that point he went on to take a position at Allianz Global investors which lasted until February 2011. His position as Vice President, Regional Manager at PIMCO Investments is still ongoing, presumably this is the job that kept him off the show.
However, that might not be Matt’s current job. The firm for PIMCO Investments is located in Newport Beach according to their website, but Matt works in Los Angeles. Gina also mentioned that the move to California occurred three years ago, which would be 2015. Perhaps Matt worked remotely for PIMCO or they had other offices, but it’s not clear that he’s still with that specific company.
However this is another point of complication in the story of Matthew’s career. The problem lies in the fact that it was mentioned repeatedly on the show that he lives in Los Angeles. However PIMCO Investments is based in Newport Beach, according to their website. It was also mentioned on the show that the move happened in 2015. Matt working remotely for PIMCO Investments is definitely a possibility they may even have multiple sites. Either way it is not quite clear if this is the company he works for.
It should also be mentioned that in July 2018 there was a Meet Up event that featured a special guest named Matthew Kirschenheiter. This Matthew was supposedly from a “prestigious investment company”. He was meant to discuss the future of investment as outlined in his company’s strategy, given the unsteady investment climate. The meet was supposed to happen in Los Angeles and this Matthew was said to be the Vice President of PIMCO. This makes it highly likely this is the same Matt. So there is definitely a big possibility he still works for PIMCO.
Matthew Kirschenheiter and Gina Kirschenheiter: Their Time Together
Matthew and Gina were married for 7 years and during that time they had 3 children. In the end they ended up getting a divorce because of irreconcilable differences. A major thorn in their side was Matthew’s job. It meant he had to commute into the city and in the end he ended up having to live in Los Angeles during the week. And you know what they say: absence makes the heart grow fungus. And so their downward spiral began. The split happened just before the 13th season of The Real Housewives of Orange County had completed filming.
The couple made a statement to US Magazine after the divorce was made public. As stated above the statement was a call for respect and grace from the public while the family went through the difficult process. The end result of the divorce was Gina asking for sole physical custody and joint legal custody of the three children. Things where quiet until there were rumours of Matthew being held for domestic abuse.
The long and short of it, is that Matthew Kirschenheiter allegedly showed up at Gina’s house and after an altercation, went on to choke, hit, drag, throw and threaten Gina. All of this allegedly happened while the children were in the house. This is the story according to Gina Kirschenheiter court appearance. She reportedly has a restraining order against him.
While Gina has said in the past this due to his employers not wanting him on the show, the absolute absence of social media, save for pics from his ex-wife’s Instagram point to him making an active decision to stay off social media. Until he decides to show himself, fans of The Real Housewives of Orange County will continue to wonder and guess about his net worth and how he made that wealth. The only thing we can say conclusively is that he is a white, American multimillionaire who graduated from Hofstra University, has three children with ex wife Gina. We also know he worked as a financial planner for three companies. Finally we know that he is possibly currently a Vice President, Regional Manager at PIMCO Investments from Newport Beach.
Matthew Kirschenheiter Net Worth
As previously stated there is very little information about Matthew Kirschenheiter available to the public. That is why we do not have an exact amount when it comes to his net worth. However what can be surmised is that he is a multi-millionaire. The same can be said about his now ex wife, Gina. The source of his income is presumably from the positions he has held as well as Gina and his time on The Real Housewives of Orange County.