- Caitlin Nell Dryer is the daughter of a former American football player, Fred Dryer, and former playmate, Tracy Vaccaro
- Her parent’s relationship lasted for about 5 years in the 1980s during which she was born
- Caitlin Dryer is married to an actor and has birthed at least 3 children.
American former NFL defensive player turned actor, radio host, and screenwriter, Fred Dryer is the father of Caitlin Nell Dryer. He had her from one of his relationships in the 1980s.
Caitlin is the offspring of Fred’s most publicized relationship with Tracy Vaccaro. As it stands, the girl is the only known child of the celebrity. She however did not take in the footsteps of her father. Caitlin is reportedly married and has welcomed kids of her own.
Here Are Information Gathered about Caitlin Nell Dryer
1. About Caitlin Dryer’s Parent’s Relationship
Fred Dryer as already stated was an American sportsman cum entertainer who got married to Tracy Vaccaro. They met sometime in the 1980s at the mansion of producer, Hugh Hefner.
Tracy was reportedly seated at the swimming pool in the mansion when her future husband met her. After this meeting, the pair became close and eventually tied the knot in 1983.
By 1986 their relationship and marriage had gone sour and so they separated. Two years after the split, in 1988, the couple finalized their divorce. However, 4 years prior to the finalization, Tracy gave birth to a daughter for Fred.
Caitlin Dryer born on April 12, 1984, is the first child of Vaccaro and Dryer. She was one of the things that kept the couple in communication despite haven worked together.
The ex-couple had worked on 1984 released Hunter as well as Land’s End released in 1995. Safe for these, Tracy and Fred’s relationship and marriage went down the drain. The reason for the breakup was quoted to be due to Dryer’s unavailability as he was engrossed with the filming of Hunters.
2. Both Parents are Popular
Caitlin was brought into the world by two people who have their names ticked on the wall of entertainers. While Fred dabbled in sports and was quite a delight to watch when he played with the NFL, he made even more waves when he delved into movies, radio, and television.
He is notably remembered for being part of the Hunter cast. Other movies the 6 feet 6 inches actor has been featured in include; Chips, Death Before Dishonor, and Justice League. Additionally, Dryer served as a model after his sporting career and before entertainment.
As for Nell’s mother, she was known to be an actress and playmate. Vaccaro was the playmate for October 1983 and was on the cover of the July 1985 edition of the Playboy magazines.
3. Did her Parents Remarry?
While it isn’t definite that Fred Dryer remarried after his marriage with Tracy ended, Caitlin Nell’s mother did move on. It is important to note that before her marriage to her daughter’s father, she was in a relationship with actor Peter Brown from 1981 to 1982.
Soon after her divorce from Fred was done, Vaccaro remarried and moved to Las Vegas.
She relocated with her daughter whom she had custody of. In her new marriage, she gave birth to another child in 1989. However, Tracy did not prevent her ex-husband from being in touch with his daughter, Caitlin Nell Dryer.
Additionally, Tracy once dated George Santopietro who later got married to Vanna White. As of 2016, it was stated that she got married to Duane Dahlgren whom she is still with.
4. Caitlin Nell Dryer got Married to an Actor
As most celebrity kids would, an imminent career in Hollywood would have been the case for Caitlin. However, this celebrity kid did not follow the path. She deviated from the spotlight that would come from being an entertainer in Hollywood.
Nonetheless, she did not totally shy away from living the life. Caitlin Nell Dryer got married to an American actor known as Jason Padgett.
Jason was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the United States of America on October 7, 1972. He is widely recognized as an actor and producer. Some of Padgett’s movie credits are 2001’s 24, 2002 Spider-Man, and Extreme Dating (2005).
Caitlin Nell Padgett has been reportedly married to Jason since October 7, 2006. They got married in the Fairmont Miramar garden located in Santa Monica. Those in attendance were close family members and friends.
Her father, Fred Dryer attended the wedding but there is no record of her mother, Tracy, being in attendance. Other recognized presences at the occasion are Kay and Kirk Kuykendall, David Padgett, and Lance Vervack.
5. She has Four Kids
39 year-old Caitlin Nell Dryer Padgett has welcomed four kids into her home. From her marriage with the actor and producer, she was blessed with children Emma Bo Padgett, and Elle Gray Padgett, and her third child is Freddy Gains.
In 2013, the couple welcomed another child named Caide. He was born on May 4, 2013. With these kids’ birth, she made her father Fred Dryer, and mother, Tracy Vaccora, grandparents.