Doug Spedding is known by many as the ex-boyfriend of Flip or Flop star Christina El Moussa. But he also has a designation different from what he is seen as. Spedding made name for himself as a successful Orange County businessman and an auto dealer during his active days. He is retired from Orange County now but still has his exploits speaking loud for him away from the spotlight. Here are all the interesting facts to know about Doug Spedding
Doug Spedding Bio, Age
His birthday and month are not known but we do know that he was born in 1962 and he is of White ethnicity. Not much is known about his childhood, but Doug has always had an eye for business. During his active days, Doug had lots of establishments in the business world and also had his employees scattered all over.
Doug Spedding was met with gross antagonism when cases of his alleged exploitations came to light after a long while. He got into trouble with the law after being sued for cheating his employees. He was also alleged to have refused to sign forms for customers who wished to register vehicles. After a tough tussle, the cases leveled against Doug were later dismissed.
That was not all; it seemed like all had gone back to normal with Spedding until 2011 when he was charged again. This time around he was found to be with felony drugs and drug paraphernalia and was immediately charged. It was during this time that it was discovered that the businessman was a drug addict. Doug Spedding, therefore, pleaded guilty to the charges and had to undergo an 18-month diversion program.
Apart from the drug case, Spedding has also been arrested several times for domestic violence. After a series of cases, the businessman seems to have soft-pedaled on his excesses in recent times.
His Net Worth
Doug Spedding has retired from Orange County but has got a financial history worth talking about. Although his current net worth is not known, the auto dealer gathered a whole lot during his active days.
He, however, suffered a financial crisis in 2008 when the US witnessed a massive crash in housing business. Before the crash, Doug who was still with his ex, Christina was living in a $6000 per month leased house. But after the unfortunate event, the then-couple moved to a $700 per month apartment.
Spedding and Christina had found solace in their home renovation reality show which earns them up to $10,000 per episode. The businessman wowed everyone when he purchased a house worth $2 million in 2013.
Personal Life – Wife, Children
It has not been ascertained if Doug Spedding is married to anyone at the moment. But we do know that he has six children from his relationships with different women. Indeed he has been with many women but the name that always pops up when his personal life is discussed is Christina EL Moussa.
Doug Spedding may have been popular for his business dealings but a greater part of his fame came from his relationship with the Flip or Flop star. The couple had started out as good friends and had a long platonic relationship before they took things to another level. Officially, they started dating in July 2017 but had been friends long before then.
After making their relationship official, the two had no reason to be discreet about it. They were spotted together on several occasions and also made appearances together. However, it was only a matter of months before the couple split up. To be precise, they went their separate ways in October 2017.
Christina as reports had it, could no longer handle Doug Spedding’s drug and alcohol addiction. It was also reported that Doug was unfaithful to his then-girlfriend hence, the break-up. The businessman was said to have cheated on her several times with Tracy Diaz his ex-girlfriend. Since the split, he has led a secluded life away from the eyes of the media.
Height and Weight
Doug Spedding surely passes for a tall man with his height of 6ft 2in. This is a few inches taller than Christina who is 5ft 9in.