Jackie Christie is one of the stars of the VH1 series Basketball Wives; she is the wife of Doug Christie. She is an open-minded person and speaks her mind as it is from what we see of her in the series.
Jackie has ventured into divulged into various entrepreneurial ventures following her success on television. Mrs. Christie has also been in five movies. She has also written a children’s book by the name of Wacky Waterslide Wipeout.
Early Life and Introduction
Born on July 25, 1969, Jackie Christie is now 50 years old; still, her beauty remains. Jackie Christie is from Seattle, Washington, born and raised . Her parent’s names have not been disclosed anywhere, but she posted a picture with her biological father in 2017, who had gotten out of prison. Jackie’s mother died in 2012, and not much is known about her either.
Jackie attended Mark Morris School in Longview, Seattle. After high school, she attended college at Pepperdine University in 1989 and graduated in 1992.
After graduating, Jackie started working as a model. She has been a model for brands like Gucci and Louis Vuitton. Her professional name as a model was Mahogany while she was modeling.
Jackie met her husband, Doug, while she was modeling.
Jackie Christie and Doug Christie
Doug was already a professional athlete when he met Jackie. The pair met through a mutual friend Stevie P. towards the end of 1992 and started dating in 1993.
After three years of dating, Doug popped the question, and Jackie agreed. They got married on July 8, 1996, and have two kids together. Jackie and Doug had their first child on 1 June 1993 and a second one on 1 March 2001.
They have been a happily married couple for more than 26 years now, and it is said that Jackie was very possessive of Doug when they first started dating. She never let a female reporter take Doug’s interview.
But there was once an incident where their marriage was in serious trouble when Jackie accidentally uploaded her topless photo on Instagram. Though the picture was deleted immediately, it had already been downloaded and can be seen on the internet.
Jackie Christie and Her Children
The wife of the famous NBA player is a mother of three.
Jackie had her first child in 1990 with a man whose name hasn’t been disclosed. Her first daughter’s name is Ta’kari Lee, Ta’kari was raised by her grandmother.
Ta’kari grew up without her parents and seemed not to like her mother for that reason as she takes on to social media to rat all her mother’s dirty secrets and ill-treatment towards her daughters. So far, Ta’kari has four children, none of whom are in much contact with Jackie.
According to Ta’kira, Jackie has not replied to any of her attempts to contact her. She even sent her pictures of her children and Jackie’s grandchildren to no reply.
But her other two children, she had with Doug. First is the daughter Doug and Jackie had on 1 June 1993. They had just started dating, and perhaps it was an unplanned one. But, they decided to keep her and raised her with much love; her name is Chantal Christie. Chantal is probably one of the reasons how the couple stayed together and focused on each other and their relationship.
Jackie had her second child with Doug on March 1st, 2001. She was 32 years old then. The couple’s son’s name is Douglas Christie Jr., named after the father.
Jackie Christie Career
Jackie used to be a model under the professional name ‘Mahogany,’ which she stopped doing after meeting Doug Christie and having a kid with him.
When she moved to be with Doug in Los Angeles, she got the chance to appear on TV as a cast of Basketball Wives, and she took the offer. With her straightforward personality and straight forward approach, she won the hearts of a lot of fans. This was just the first steps towards her success as she went on to star in the sister part of the seven seasons show as well, Basketball Wives LA.
Jackie’s TV fame grew so much that she has played in five films to date. She also started another reality show The Christies: Committed, which would make high light the professional as well as personal lives of her family.
Besides the show business, Jackie has a cloth lineup ‘Slayed by Jackie Christie’ as she is into designing. She is an author of several children’s books but also writes in other genres.
And finally, Jackie is also a social media Influencer with a considerable number of followers on all her social media platforms accounts. She reportedly earns about $1400 per endorsed post on Instagram.
Jackie is also the owner of ‘Slayed Cosmetics,’ ‘Colored Girl.’
With this many sources of income, her net worth is bound to be substantial.
Jackie Christie Net Worth
Jackie Christie is a woman with her hands in lots of business, and none of them seem to be unsuccessful, and this is going to influence her net worth considerably. It is not known how much she earns from the show Basketball Wives, but it is estimated to be around $20k salary per episode.
Jackie’s net worth is a staggering $10 million. She climbed up the stairs of stardom and struggled on the way and has amassed a fortune on her way. With her various sources of income, this is a justified amount of net worth.
Doug Christie, Jackie’s husband, on the other hand, has a net worth of $20 million, double his wife’s net worth. Doug is a retired basketball player.
Jackie Christie Fast Facts
- Jackie had her first child at the age of twenty-one with a man whose identity has been kept a secret before she met Doug.
- Doug and Jackie met through a mutual friend Steve P.
- Jackie is also an author of multiple books.
- Doug and Jackie were once planning to make an adult movie
- Jackie accidentally posted a picture of herself topless on Instagram, which is still floating around on the internet though she deleted it immediately.
- She has also launched the music production company ‘Jean Fya Records’ and entertainment firm ‘BSM Media.’
Jackie Christie Married, Husband, Children, Bio
|Date of Birth||July 25, 1969|
|Education||Mark Morris Schoo, College in Pepperdine|
|Profession||Model, Reality TV star, Actress, Business owner, Author and Social Media influencer|
Ta’kari Lee (b.1990)
Two with Doug Christie
Chantel Christie (b.1993)
Douglas Christie Jr. (b.2001)
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Height||1.7m (5ft 7 inch)|
|Ethnicity||African – American|