Daniel Giersch is a German entrepreneur. However, Giersch is best known as the ex-husband of Kelly Rutherford, who is popular for her performance in Gossip Girl. Let's discuss Daniel's net worth, background and lifestyle.
Daniel Giersch's Marriage And Divorce From Actress Kelly Rutherford
Daniel Giersch and Kelly Rutherford met in 2006 and fell in love quickly. Just a few months after they fell in love, the Gossip Girl star became pregnant with their son Hermes Gustaf Daniel Giersch.
Irrespective of the six-year age disparity between them, the love that Daniel and Rutherford shared was profound and unshakeable. The lovebirds got hitched on August 18, 2006.
In addition, the ex-couple welcomed their second child, Helena Grace Rutherford Girsch, who arrived on June 8, 2009, after the duo got split. At the time, the pair were through some tough times in their married life.
The two could not solve their differences which led them to dissolve their marriage into divorce. Kelly filed a case in New York seeking custody of the kids, but the court ruled it as it didn't have jurisdiction.
Daniel Giersch And His Ex-Wife Kelly Rutherford's Custody Battle For Their Children
Daniel Giersch and the Gossip Girl star reached a temporary agreement to share their children's custody. However, they faced a problem after Daniel was deported from the United States in 2012 after nullifying his visa.
In August 2012, a California court ordered their children to live with their father in Monaco. But in 2015, actress Rutherford received temporary sole custody of her children after spending three years in France.
All in all, the Monaco court gave full custody of the kids to their father in December 2015. Since then, the German businessman has had full legal custody of their children and lives in Monaco.
What Does Daniel Giersch Do?
Daniel Giersch is an entrepreneur who won a lawsuit against tech-giant Google in 2007, preventing it from using its "gmail" brand "G" as in "Giersch," which he had trademarked its e-mail service in Germany. Giersch settled with Google for an undisclosed amount in 2012.
Check out the video of Daniel Giersch and Kelly Rutherford below.
Moving on, the average salary of a businessman is $130,000. Based on his earning, Daniel's net worth is estimated to be $500,000. Thanks to his impressive career as a tech- businessman.
Meanwhile, Rutherford has summoned an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. She filed for bankruptcy in June 2013, stating that she had debts of around $2 million and had spent more than $1.5 million on divorce and custody battles.
Quick Facts - Daniel Giersch
- Daniel Giersch was born in Itzehoe, Schleswig- Holstein, Germany.
- Daniel isn't active on social media platforms.
- His children went to school in Monte Carlo.
- He flaunts shiny brown hair and blue eyes.
- Kelly starred in "The District," " E-Ring," "Gossip Girl Reboot," and "Melrose Place."