Christopher Dionne Biography – Wiki
Christopher Dionne is a former HGTV host who was found guilty of risk of injury to a minor and fourth-degree sexual assault on October 16, 2017, of molesting a 10-year-old girl in his home. Former host of an HGTV home remodeling pilot has been sentenced to three years in jail for molesting the young girl.
Christopher Dionne Age
He is 37 years old as of 2019.
Christopher Dionne Wife (Summer Sage Dionne)
Dionne married his wife Summer-Sage Williams in September 2012 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Summer is a published writer. She is a graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic where she studied sociology. She published her book ‘The Little White Flower’ in March 2015. She has seven books listed on Amazon which include; One to Ten Nonsense, The Elixir of Life, Legacy: Origins.
Christopher Dionne Children
Christopher and his wife have two children together, a son and a daughter.
Christopher Dionne HGTV – Christopher Dionne Family Flip
Dionne, who starred in the HGTV series “Family Flip” when it aired for one episode in 2015, was in the middle of filming an A&E home remodeling show called “House Rescue” when the police first sought him out in November 2017, according to PEOPLE. The network halted production of the series in the wake of the molestation claims.
Christopher Dionne Rape Case
According to court documents, the sexual assault allegedly occurred when the alleged victim was staying in Dionne’s house with his two children for a sleepover. As the girl slept on the couch, Dionne allegedly went over to her and asked her if she wanted to touch and kiss his penis. He also allegedly took pictures of her chest and caressed her naked body and bum – twice.
According to NBC Connecticut after Dionne asked the girl if she wanted to see his penis, the girl said No and that Dionne told her not to tell anyone, “I’ll have to go to jail and (my daughter) won’t have a daddy.”
The station reported that Dionne’s version of events were different. He claimed that when he came home from a night out he found the 10-year-old awake When he sat on the couch with the girl started to rub his stomach. Dionne told cops that he told her, “That’s big girl stuff.” At that point, Dionne says the girl started to cry.
It is alleged that Dionne was having an affair with the victim’s mother. The victim’s mother, who has not been named, took the stand and described her affair with Dionne as a “sexting relationship.” However, Dionne’s wife testified that the aspiring TV star informed her it was a physical affair.
Christopher Dionne Arrest – HGTV Host Arrested
Dionne was arrested in January 2018, according to the report. He has maintained his innocence, telling police in November 2017 that he did interact with the child that night, but claimed that she put her arms around him and began to rub his stomach, at which point he claimed that he pushed her away and told her her actions were “inappropriate.”
Christopher Dionne Found Guilty
On October 16, 2019 Christopher appeared in New London Judicial District Court in Connecticut where he was found guilty of risk of injury to a minor and fourth-degree sexual assault. He faces up to 25 years in prison for the two charges and is expected to be sentenced in December.
Christopher Dionne Sentenced
Christopher Dionne, a former host of an HGTV home remodeling pilot, has been sentenced to three years in jail for molesting a 10-year-old girl in his Connecticut home, PEOPLE can confirm.
The sentence was passed down on Wednesday at the New London Superior Court, according to court documents.
Dionne was sentenced to seven years in prison — which will be suspended after three years served — and 10 years of probation following his release, the documents read. He will be required to register as a sexual offender, The Day of New London reported, and also adhere to a criminal protective order that prohibits him from contacting the victim for the remainder of his life.