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Date of Birth: 1944 , May-15
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Gunilla Hutton
Birth Name Gunilla Wiklund
Nick Name Gunilla
Nationality Swedish-American
Birth Place/City Gothenburg, Sweden
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 60 kgs
Famous for The Peticoat Junction
Affair with Nat King Cole
Married Yes
Married to Allan Freeman (m. 1970)
Children  Erik Freeman, Amber Vanderbilt, and Christian Freeman.
Divorce Allan Freeman ( separated in 2014)
Education Arlington Heights High School
Movies Fantasy Island, Fantasy Can Hurt You, and Perry Mason
TV Show Petticoat Junction, Hee Haw

Quick Timeline of Gunilla Hutton

1944 Born in Sweden
1960 Acting debut in Petticoat Junction
1970 Married with Allan Freeman
2021 Net worth around $3 million

Detail Timeline of Gunilla Hutton

May 15 , 1944

Born in Sweden

Gunilla Hutton was born on 15th May 1944 in Gothenburg, Sweden. She hasn't shared. She belongs to the white ethnic backgrond and holds a Sweden nationality. 


Acting debut in Petticoat Junction

Gunilla Hunton always wanted to be a singer and actor from her childhood and she began her career in 1960. She has featured in the American sitcom Petticoat Junction in the year 1965.


Married with Allan Freeman

Gunilla Hutton married to her long-term boyfriend, Allan Freeman in the year 1970. They gave birth to a daughter, Amber Hutton. Before marrying him, she had affair with Nat 'King' Cole. 


Net worth around $3 million

Gunilla Hutton earns a big sum of money from her acting and singing career. As of 2021, it is estimated that her current net worth is around $3 million while her property and other earnings is not disclosed. 


The Hee Haw actress Gunilla Hutton is a Swedish actress known for her impressive acting skills. 74-year-old Gunilla Hutton, besides being known for her role of the second Billie Jo Bradley (1965–66) in Petticoat Junction, is also known for her affair with singer Nat 'King' Cole.

Gunilla Hutton's early life

Gunilla Hutton was born on May 15, 1944, in Gothenburg, Sweden, as Gunilla Wiklund. She was raised in Fort Worth, Texas. The graduate of Arlington Heights High SchoolGunilla's family, and early career are not revealed by far.

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The Petticoat Junction actress, Gunilla holds a Swedish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Gunilla Hutton's career

With the big hope of becoming a renowned actress, Gunilla started her career in acting in 1960. She came to fame after her role for second Billie Jo Bradley on the American sitcom Petticoat Junction ((1963-70), working alongside Bea BenaderetEdgar Buchanan, Linda Kaye Henning, Jeannine Riley, and Pat Woodell.

Gunilla Hutton's career reached height after she appeared in the TV series Hee Haw, from 1969 to 1992, co-starring Archie Campbell, Roy Acuff, Gordie Tapp, Grandpa Jones, and Junior Samples.

Hutton has featured in hit movies such as The Love Boat, Fantasy Can Hurt You, and Perry Mason. Moreover, the early 60's artist is still remembered and taken as an idol for her outstanding performances.

Besides acting, Gunilla Hutton is also a famous singer and is known for her music and voice. Her singles like You Can Say the Prettiest Things Sometimes, We've Got Old Fashioned Love, You're Gonna Get Loved, The End of Our Love Song is tagged as the hits of that time.  

Gunilla Hutton's personal life

As far as Gunilla Hutton's personal life is concerned, she was in a long relationship with an American singer Nat 'King' Cole. Reportedly, the couple had a romantic relationship while Nat was still married to his wife Maria Cole.

Further, Gunilla Hutton even asked Nat's wife Maria to divorce Nat which went accordingly. But things soon turned out to be brutal for Nat as he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. 

Hutton's years of relationship with Marie soon ended after his death. Later, Gunilla Hutton began dating Allan Freeman, a pilot with the United States Air Force.

Afterward, Gunilla Hutton married her boyfriend Allan Freeman on January 10, 1970, after dating for several years. The couple even welcomed three children together: Erik Freeman, Amber Vanderbilt, and Christian Freeman. Their marriage soon faced a tragic end as Allan died on August 30, 2014

Gunilla Hutton's net worth

Gunilla Hutton has earned a good sum from her acting and singing career. She has featured in several movies and TV series, as well as released several songs in her career through which she has made a good financial status.

As of 2021, Gunilla Hutton is estimated to have a net worth of $3 million. However, her property and earning details are undisclosed.

Gunilla Hutton's body measurements

Talking about body measurements, Gunilla Hutton stands tall with a height of five feet and seven inches (170 cms) and her body weight is 60 kgs.