Alexis Danson is the foster child of the leading American actor Ted Danson and his ex-wife Cassandra Coates. Before welcoming her to the Danson family, Ted and Casey gave birth to first child Kate Danson. Because of her association with a celebrity family, many want to know about her.
Alexis Danson's Personal Life, Net Worth
Alexis Danson was born in 1985 to Kelly Topel, the biological mother. She was later adopted by actor Ted Danson in the early 1990s due to Topel's mental health issues. As E-Celebrity noted, Alexis's mother was devastated when she gave her precious gem to Ted.
Topel was even held in mental health facilities for treatments under four different occasions between 2010 and 2015. She was charged for narcotics possession, prostitution assault and burglary. Her second husband Mark Payne accused her of multiple domestic acts of violence in 2015.
She is a foster daughter of Ted Danson and his second wife Cassandra "Casey" Coates. The mysterious daughter of Ted Danson grew up in wealthy family background. She was raised by a veteran American actor who is worth a staggering $80 million as of 2020.
Being a loving daughter of Ted, Alexis surely embraces a lucrative lifestyle, huge assets. Not only that, the majority of fans know Alexis isn't the biological child of Ted, she has gained excessive media attention rather than the rest of her siblings.
Alexis Danson's Parents Married for 17 years
Alexis's father Ted Danson also known as Edward Bridge Danson III married three times and divorced twice in life. His first marriage was to a lady named Randall Gosch in 1970. The couple announced divorce after four years of marriage citing unknown issues. They split in 1975.
Followed by divorce from first wife, Randal, Ted proposed Cassandra Coates in 1977. Kindling romance for a few months, the pair took the relationship into next level. They tied a knot in the fall of 1977. However, after living together for seventeen years, divorced in 1993 citing personal issues.
The Golden Globe Award winner welcomed first child, Kate with Coates on December 24, 1979. But, unfortunately, Cassandra suffered a stroke while giving birth to daughter Kate. The San Diego native spent many years caring for her and helping her recover. Later, the duo embraced Alexis Danson.
Some sources claim the exact reason behind Ted and Casey's divorce is the actor's extramarital affair with Whoopi Goldberg. And most notably, it is considered as one of Hollywood's costliest divorces till today's date. Danson paid $30 million wealth to now ex-wife Cassandra Coates.
Ted Danson's Relationship Status
After two failed marriage, Danson, 73, decided to move on in life. He walked down the aisle with actress, singer and songwriter Mary Steenburgen in 1995. They met on the set of move Pintica Moon in 1993. Like Ted, Steenburgen has two children from her past relationship to Malcolm McDowell.
Alexis Danson Quick Facts
- Alexis Danson has half-siblings Lilly McDowell and Charlie McDowell.
- Alexis is a granddaughter of Edward Bridge Danson, an archaeologist and Museum of Northern Arizona director and Jessica MacMaster.
- Alexis Danson holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
- Alexis stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 60 kg.
- Alexis Danson is a niece of Jan Ann Haury.
Stay updated with Marriedwiki.com for more interesting contents.