Caroline Morton Fentress is the wife of ‘NCIS: LA’ star Chris O’Donnell. Caroline has worked as an elementary school teacher mentoring the minds of the future while her husband entertains millions all over the globe.
A Chance Encounter
O’Donnell was raised in Illinois but decided to go to Boston College to receive his Bachelor of Science degree where he had a fateful meeting with his roommate’s sister. O’Donnell wasn’t sure if it was okay to date his roommate’s sibling but he asked her anyway!
Married for 23 Years
Marriage is a tough institution and lots of celebrities don’t seem to be able to cut it for the long haul. However, O’Donnell and Caroline have made it work. The happy couple attributes their success to sharing the same values.
A Turning Point
O’Donnell was raised with a traditional Roman Catholic upbringing. He found himself at a turning point early in his career when he had to choose between making blockbuster movies and marrying the woman he loved.
A Catholic Family
Religion and tradition are very important to Caroline and Chris. They have five children together that range in ages from 12 to 20 years old. They provide their kids with a stable and reliable home where Catholic values are important.
Keeping It Private
Fame is a double-edged sword. On one hand, the power, money, and acclaim provide resources and networking capabilities that most people only dream of, while on the other hand, being a celebrity can mean endless interruptions by media vultures. Chris and Caroline have worked hard to keep their family’s life out of the news.