Gina Kirschenheiter made her way into the 'Real Housewives of Orange County' in the 2018 season of the show, and the reality star was the new punching bag for all the ladies in the show. She came to the show, and at the time, the reality star was married to her husband, Matthew Kirschenheiter.
Soon after Gina started on the show, there was some trouble in her relationship, with the reality star wanting a divorce from her husband, for no apparent reason at the time. Matthew was seen as a victim of the newfound fame of Gina, but then the truth came to light about the violent tendencies of Matthew.
Matt Kirschenheiter is the proud parent of three kids he share with his wife. Source: Us Weekly
This was the reason for the couple separating and wanting a divorce, plus his past affair was also revealed by Gina. Matthew tried to work with his former wife; then, he was arrested for domestic violence. So, are some facts you need to know about the 'Real Housewives of Orange County' cast member Gina Kirschenheiter’s husband, Matthew Kirschenheiter.
Matt Kirschenheiter was not Allowed to be on RHOC
Matt Kirschenheiter was not allowed to be in the show RHOC. Source: Walikali
When Gina was hired to be one of the cast members of the 'Real Housewives of Orange County,' she came along with her husband and three kids. Matt was still working as a regional manager for PIMCO Investments, and because of his work, Matt was asked not to be in the show.
Matt’s bosses did not want a local celebrity working for them, and dealing with clients would be difficult if the TV camera crew is going to impinge on his work. From the start, PIMCO was not okay with Matt appearing on the show, and he obliged, which is why we’ve never seen Matt Kirschenheiter on RHOC.
Gina Kirschenheiter and Husband Matt Separated Soon After She Started Appearing on the Show
There were a lot of changes happening in the lives of Matt and Gina; she was getting a high paying TV job while Matt was also making a lot of money from his work with PIMCO. But beyond the surface level, the couple was unhappy, they were not on the same page, and Gina suspected he was involved in an affair with another woman.
Everything came to a head when the show came along, and the couple was still not comfortable being with one another. The show did not bring the two together, and soon, the strain on their relationship caused the couple to separate.
Matt Kirschenheiter Allegedly Cheated on His Wife After She gave birth to Their Last Kid
Matt Kirschenheiter was provided an opportunity of a lifetime to come to California and work. The whole family moved to the West Coast, and still, Matt was living in a separate place to be close to his work. The father of three was living away from the family, and at the time, he allegedly was stepping out on Gina.
After four months of the couple welcoming their youngest child, Matt was said to be engaged in a relationship with someone other than his wife. She revealed about a Valentine’s Day card she found addressed to the woman who he was in a relationship with.
Matt was Arrested for Domestic Violence Charges
Matt Kirschenheiter was arrested for assaulting his wife Gina. Source: E Online
Matt Kirschenheiter was dealing with some problems of his own when he got drunk during a night out in the city. The father of three was out of control, and soon, he was at Gina’s home, banging on her door. Gina said he was threatening her and said he wanted to kill her, and when he got in the house, Matt allegedly got physically abusive, and she called the police.
Matt Kirschenheiter was arrested and was charged with two felony counts, as well as he was handed a restraining order, barring him from talking to or being near Gina. It seems the couple buried the hatchet on the incident and is now friendly for the sake of their children.