Kellie Chauvin ‘Derek Chauvin Wife’ Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Nationality

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Kellie Chauvin is the ex-wife of a former Minneapolis police officer Derek Michael Chauvin, who is remembered for his involvement in the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Derek Chauvin, the former cop who was fired the day after Floyd’s arrest, is currently facing murder and manslaughter charges. Kellie Chauvin, his wife, filed for divorce the day after his arrest last month, citing “an irretrievable breakdown” in the marriage. She confirmed that she plans to change her name. 

Kellie Chauvin’s interracial marriage has ignited intense feelings against her from many people including Asian American men. They accuse her of self-loathing and complicity with white supremacy because of her relationship with a white man. 

Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin Quick Facts 

Full Name Kellie May Chauvin
Birthdate 1974
Birthplace Laos
Age 46 years old
Height N/A
Nationality Asian-American
Ethnicity Hmong
Profession Photographer, real estate agent
Married / Husband Derek Chauvin

Who Is Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin? (Wiki / Biography)

Kellie Chauvin became the talk of the town after her name was linked with her former police officer husband Derek Chauvin. She is a real estate agent and photographer. 

She first came to the United States from Laos as a refugee. In a 2018 interview with The Twin Cities Pioneer Press, Kellie revealed a few specifics about her journey to become Mrs. Minnesota of the United States of America. 

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Kellie Chauvin, winner of the 2018 Mrs. Minnesota beauty pageant

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Because of the war, her family fled to Thailand for safety in 1977. 

Derek Chauvin and Kellie Chauvin Relationship Status

Little about the pair’s marriage has been revealed to the people. The day before Derek Chauvin was indicted for Floyd’s murder, she filed for divorce. According to her divorce petition, the estranged wife of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, plans to change her name and does not want spousal support.

Previously, her name was Kellie May Thao and Kellie May Xiong. As per her eight-page divorce petition, 

She is seeking a name change solely because of this marriage dissolution. She is not seeking a name change to defraud and/or mislead creditors or anyone else, nor is she a felon.

The pair had been married for nearly 10 years. She first met her ex-husband Derek Chauvin while working in the Hennepin County Medical Center’s emergency room in Minneapolis. She said, 

Under that uniform, he’s just a softie. He’s such a gentleman. He still opens the door for me, still puts my coat on for me. After my [previous] divorce, I had a list of must-haves if I were ever to be in a relationship, and he fit all of them.

Kellie revealed in the same interview that she had once been in an arranged marriage where she had been subjected to domestic violence. At that time, she was only 17 years old. Apparently, she had two children with her first husband  Kujay Xiong.

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Kellie Chauvin and her ex-husband Derek Chauvin pictured together

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How Old Is Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin? (Age / Birthday)

At present, Kellie Chauvin age is 46 so we can assume that she was born in the year 1974. Unfortunately, the exact date of her birthday is still under the wrap which will be revealed soon. 

How Tall Is Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin? (Height / Weight)

As of now, Derek Chauvin former wife Kellie Chauvin stands at a tall height which might be over five feet. Considering her build, she might be around 5 feet 5 inches. As for her weight, she might be around or over 50kgs. 

Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin Instagram 

It looks like Kellie Chauvin is not active on any social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Even if she is we could not trace her account. But we will try to update it as soon as possible. She is available on Pinterest. 

Derek Chauvin Wife Kellie Chauvin Maiden Name

Before the name Kellie Chauvin, she was known by the names Kellie May Xiong and Kellie May Thao.

Derek Chauvin Kellie Chauvin Career Background

A former radiologist, Kellie entered the beauty pageant at the urging of a pal. Kellie said that she chose to serve the Hmong community because she was bullied as a child because of her ethnicity, appearance, and refugee status. 

She also donated money to a number of Hmong nonprofits and small businesses. Kellie has also worked as a translator at local clinics and established a “safe haven” for Hmong women who are going through tough times in their lives. She said, 

I help them find housing and jobs and provide resources they need to succeed. It really just takes one person to make a difference.


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