Dr. Jan Pol is Veterinarian and a TV personality, known for Nat Geo Wild’s TV show “The Incredible Dr. Pol.” The popular show follows the work of Dr. Pol and his incredible team in rural Weidman, Michigan as they treat animals and help farmers to keep their livestock healthy.
Apart from professional life, Dr.Pol is married to longtime wife Diane Pol who indeed was his girlfriend. The couple shared their home with three children and raised them in Michigan. All three, two girls and a boy are grown up now. How many of you know about them? Are they biological or adopted? Read below to learn everything about Dr. Pol children and grandchildren.
Dr.Pol and Diane Pol Children
Dr. Pol marriage is an inspirational story for those who long to live with a single partner whole life. The good doctor married Diane Pol in 1967, and after over 50 years they are still together. Despite long married life, the couple has not given birth to any children. Obviously many might look at the shortcoming of their marriage, however, at the bright side, Dr.Pol and his wife adopted children to share their love for the little ones.
The down to earth couple has achieved success in personal as well as professional aspect without letting one come in the way of other. They have maintained work and family alongside. Mr and Mrs.Pol founded “Pol Veterinary Service” out of the home in 1981 before moving into a larger facility in Weidman Michigan which provides service to over 20,000 clients now. Also, their children became part of the family business growing up helping around with animals and farm calls.
Dr. Pol and Diane Pol have three children, all of them are adopted. Charles Pol is the only son and other two Diane Pol Jr and Kathy Pol are the daughters.
Dr. Pol and his wife have three adopted Children
Among three children, they adopted Charles and Kathy right from the birth. Kathy was first to be taken in the family and a few years later was Charles. Diane Jr was a foster girl she started living with Dr. Pol and his wife from the age of eight. After living for ten years, she was officially adopted at the age of 18. Diane Jr is the eldest among them, Kathy is the middle one and Charles the youngest.
Kathy was born as Kathlene Pol on August 21, 1973, which makes her age 48 now. She is American, and if ethnicity is concerned, she is of Caucasian origin. Kathy grew up on the farm in Michigan where she learned about taking care of animals and also helped her father on farm calls.
She attended Chippewa Hills High School in Remus, Michigan after graduation she attended Delta College in Bay City, Michigan. She currently works as Phlebotomist in McLaren Bay Region.
Kathy Pol Husband and Children:
If we delve into her personal life, she was married to Gregory butch. After graduating from college, she and Greg tied the knot on July 30, 1995. The marriage lasted twenty years and in the period she give birth to a son Adam James Butch on August 20, 1996 followed by daughter Rachel Butch. She and Greg lived together in Bay City, Michigan. Her husband Greg Butch passed of cancer at age of 50 on February 20, 2016. Lightning struck twice as she suffered the son tragedy. Adam James Bucth passed away at home on September 18, 2019 at the age of 23. Adam attended Michigan State University. Rachel, while she has not pursued a carrer in TV idustry, fame has found her way due massive popularity of tv show “The Incredible Dr.Pol.” Rachel has appeared in two episodes of the show as the grandaughter of Dr. Jan Pol and Diane Pol.
Kathy Pol current relationship status:
As saying goes, “those who lives got to move on,” and has Kathy Pol. Kathy Pol is currently in a relationship with Thomas Rakowski. The details as how or when the two met are kept locked in the personal vault, no matter what Kathy seems happy with her boyfriend. Also, Kathy and Thomas are yet to give out anything regarding marriage.
Diane Pol Jr.
Diane Louise Pol is the eldest children of Dr.Pol and Diane Pol. She was born on March 27, 1973, which currently makes her age 48 years. She grew up as a foster child before Dr.Pol and Diane taker her into their wings at the age of eight. Although not in the paper she lived as their child for ten years, and at the age of 18, she was officially adopted.
She attended Chippewa Hills High School, same school as her sister Kathy. She then attended Central Michigan University graduating in the class of 1996. Diane Jr joined Northeastern University where she studied Technical Writing & Communication. She worked as technical Writer at Oracle Hospitality before joining Holiday Inn & Suites Mount Pleasant as assistant manager. Diane worked her way up and currently holds the manager position.
Diane Pol Jr. Weight Loss:
Diane indeed suffered from obesity and tried diffeent methods to lose weight. Diane Jr. has been vocal about her weight loss and it has not been easy for her. After coming to conclusion, she went under the knife and took the surgery. While surgery is a part of weight loss procedure she also had to maintain diet plan and medication. Diane has not eactly shared how many lbs she lost, as of 2022 she plans to lose further 80lbs of her current weight.
Diane Pol Jr. relationship status:
Diane Pol Jr. has appeared in two episodes of “The Incredible Dr.Pol” which has accuulated fame as the daughter of Dr. Jan Ham Pol. The popularity has also put her personal life under scrutiny of media houses. Diane Jr. is indeed in a relationship and the man in her life is Ryan Lapham. Dinae Jr. and Ryan after dating for sometime took the relationship a notch forward. Ryan poped up with a ring as the pair got engaged in December of 2020.
Charles was born in Central Michigan’s farm country on 6th March 1979 which presently makes his age 41 years. Growing up in Michigan he worked with his father as a sidekick starting at the age of 5. He used to assist Dr.Pol at the clinic, helping out on farm calls and taking care of the vast number of pets and farm animals they had. Charles loved working with animals but when the time came to chose the profession he was determined not following the path of his veterinarian father. Thankfully his parents were not opposed to the idea, in fact, they encouraged him to pursue a career he would love.
Charles wanted to have a career in the entertainment industry so right after graduation (class of 2003) from the University of Miami in communication he moved to Los Angeles. He took the internship in acting and production with reputed companies like Paramount Pictures, Parkway production, and Mirage Enterprises during which he got chance to learn from Hollywood legend, the late, Sydney Pollack.
Charles worked in production work for some years before venturing into acting with his family show “The Incredible Dr.Pol”(2011). He is also known for TV series The Legend of Sheriff Gus Skinner (2013) and Calling Dr. Pol (2014).