• Gunilla Hutton is a prominent actress and musician from the '60s who is known for her role in "Petticoat Junction" and "Hee Haw".
• She is currently living a peaceful life with her husband and three children.
• Her career began with a minor role in "Perry Mason" and she rose to prominence with her role in "Petticoat Junction".
• She is also a successful musician, having released several singles.
• She is 5ft 7ins tall and weighs approximately 132lbs.

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FactHas one daughter, Amber.

Who is Gunilla Hutton?

Before we reveal to you where Gunilla is today, let’s share some information about her; she was a star in the ’60s when she portrayed dimwitted blonde Billie Jo Bradley, in the TV series “Petticoat Junction” from 1965 to 1966 and also for appearing in the TV series “Hee Haw” from 1969 until 1992.

So, do you want to find out more about this prominent actress, from her childhood years to most recent endeavors, including her personal life? If yes, then stay with us for a while as we introduce you to Gunilla Hutton.

Where is Gunilla Hutton Today?

Gunilla has had a life full of ups and downs, but has been away from the public for a while now; Gunilla’s last appearance in public was at the Hee Haw reunion in 2011, entitled “Country’s Family Reunion: Salute to the Kornfield”, along with George Lindsey, Roy Clark, Lulu Roman. Since then, Gunilla has avoided the media, and enjoys an apparently peaceful life with her husband and their three children.

Gunilla Hutton Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Gunilla Wiklund on the 15th May 1942 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, the family moved to the USA when she was still young. Her parents were Swedish and American, and they settled in Fort Worth, Texas, where she educated at Arlington Heights High School. It was during her high school that Gunilla suddenly became interested in acting, and once she matriculated started attending auditions.

Gunilla Hutton

Career Beginnings

Gunilla’s career started with a minor role in the TV crime-drama series “Perry Mason” (1965), with Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale and William Hopper as the stars of the TV series. Although a minor role, it was enough to secure her a first big project, the role of Billie Jo Bradley, the dimwitted blonde in the highly popular TV comedy series “Petticoat Junction”. She remained on the show for only one season, but it was enough to make her a star.

Rise to Prominence and Retirement

Although the role of Billie Jo Bradley celebrated her as an actress, she obtained world fame by being the host and singer in the show “Hee Haw”, from 1969 until 1992. She featured in 240 episodes of the critically acclaimed show, and won the Entertainer’s Award given by the TV Land Awards. From the ‘90s, Gunilla commenced her retirement, and featured in only a few projects, which among others included appearing in the documentaries “Paul Henning & The Hillbillies” in 2005, and “The History of Hooterville”, the same year, among others, which increased her wealth.

A Successful Musician

Gunilla is a woman of many talents and in addition to hosting and acting, she has also become a prominent musician.

Gunilla’s first song was released in 1972, entitled “The Greatest Story Never Told”, then in 1973, she released her second single “We’ve Got Old Fashioned Love”, and in 1975 “The End of Our Love Song”, among other hits, which also contributed to her wealth.

Gunilla Hutton Net Worth

Although she has been away from the entertainment world for quite a while now, her previous success increased her net worth to a large degree. So, have you ever wondered how rich Gunilla Hutton is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hutton’s net worth s as high as $3 million, which is quite decent, don’t you agree? Assuming that she returns to acting, her wealth may well increase in the future.

Gunilla Hutton Personal Life, Dating, Husband, Marriage

What do you know about Gunilla’s personal life? Well, in the mid-‘60s, Gunilla was known to have an affair with the prominent musician Nat ‘King’ Cole. Cole was married at the time to Maria Cole, and Gunilla phoned Maria in hopes that she would accept the divorce so that Nat and herself could be together. However, Maria confronted the duo and forced Cole to end the relationship, which happened when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.

Following their break up, Gunilla found love again; she met the US Air Force pilot Allan L. Freeman and the two decided to marry on the 10th January 1970. The couple welcomed three children, Erik, Amber, and Christian, but divorced in 2014.

Gunilla Hutton Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Do you know how tall Gunilla Hutton is, and how much she weighs? Well, Gunilla stands at 5ft 7ins, which is equal to 1.7m, while she weighs approximately 132lbs or 60kgs. Her vital statistics are unknown, though she has a slim figure. Her eyes are brown and she has natural blonde hair.


1Has one daughter, Amber.
2Was the long-time mistress of singer Nat 'King' Cole (according to his daughter Natalie Cole in her autobiography).




Fantasy Island1980-1981TV SeriesLady Godiva / Priscilla
Murder Can Hurt You!1980TV MovieRaquel
The Love Boat1979TV SeriesNora Hayman
Swim Team1979Suzanne
Love, American Style1972TV SeriesNikki (segment "Love and the Overnight Guests")
Premiere1968TV SeriesAstrid
Petticoat Junction1965-1966TV SeriesBillie Jo Bradley
Burke's Law1965TV SeriesModel #1
Perry Mason1965TV SeriesSecond Girl


The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Winner ("Entertainers Award")
The History of Hooterville2005Video documentaryHerself
Paul Henning & The Hillbillies2005Video documentaryHerself
Vicki!1992-1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Hee Haw1969-1992TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Featured Singer / Herself - Singer / ...
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
Family Feud1983TV SeriesHerself
14th Annual Music City News Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Cross-Wits1976TV SeriesHerself
Match Game 731974TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself - Guest Panelist
10th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1974TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Juke Box Jury1966TV SeriesHerself - Panellist


Won Awards

2007Entertainer's AwardTV Land AwardsHee Haw (1969)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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