Jessica Gadsden is an American fitness coach as well as a personal trainer. She is better known as the spouse of popular American media personality, Charlamagne Tha God. Charlamange Tha God is a well-known TV and radio personality in the U.S. He has featured in several shows (both on the radio and TV) and is most popular for hosting the nationally syndicated radio show, The Breakfast Club. Even though Jessica Gadsden loves to maintain a low profile, there is no escaping the spotlight that comes with being married to a celebrity. Find out more about her including her age, bio, net worth, kids and more.
Bio & Age – Who is Jessica Gadsden?
Jessica Gadsden was born on the 29th of November 1981 in South Carolina. She is of African-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Not much information exists about her family background, including her parents’ names or siblings. Gadsden is a beauty with brains who has a host of college degrees to her name.
She attended the University of South Carolina, Columbia where she studied Journalism and Mass Communication. After obtaining her first bachelor’s degree, the brilliant lady proceeded to Webster University where she obtained her MBA (Masters in Business Administration). She did not stop there but also attended the Bergen Community College where she obtained a B.Sc. in Biology. This latest degree came in the year 2013.
Since finishing her enviable academic pursuits, Jessica Gadsden has built a reputable career as a fitness instructor and personal trainer. She first worked for organizations such as the New York Blood Service, East Shore Athletic Club, and Core Fire Pilates, before establishing her own business. Gadsden is highly skilled in various areas of fitness health such as bodybuilding, Pilates and gymnastics. She is now her own boss and is a well sought after personal trainer and fitness coach.
Jessica Gadsden has really done well for herself and has been able to amass a net worth estimated at $1 million. Her source of income is primarily her fitness health career. Her husband, on the other hand, has a net worth of $10 million. He made his fortune primarily from hosting The Breakfast Club. He also made good money form featuring in reality comedy TV series such as Girl Code, Guy Court, and Guy Code.
More About Charlamagne tha God’s Wife
Her husband Charlamagne Tha God (real name – Lenard Larry Mckelvey) was born on the 29th of June 1978 in Charleston, South Carolina. He ran into a lot of trouble with the law as a teenager and even landed in jail for drug-related offenses. After a 41-day experience in jail, he decided to clean up his act and make a better life for himself.
He enrolled in a night school to complete his studies and eventually worked as an intern at a radio station. This internship served as a springboard for his career. He was able to join The Wendy Williams Experience before becoming the host of The Breakfast Club in 2010. Asides from The Breakfast Club, Charlamagne Tha God has also featured in many TV shows. He is also an author and has a New York Times bestselling book to his name. The book which was released in 2017 is titled Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes To Those Who Create It.
Jessica Gadsden and her beau commenced their relationship at the age of 16, while they were still in high school. Their relationship has stood the test of time and survived several challenges including infidelity by both parties. Together, the couple has two lovely daughters whose names are concealed from the public. The couple are notoriously private when it comes to their kids. They have maintained that they do not want to raise their child on social media.
The couple dated for 16 years before deciding to tie the knot on the 6th of September 2014. It was actually one of their daughters who ‘pressured’ them into getting married. According to Charlamagne Tha God, their daughter wanted to know why he and mummy were not answering the same surname. This prompted him to move things to the next level in order to show how much he loves his daughters.
Jessica Gadsden has been drawn into some controversies, thanks to her outspoken husband. During an interview on the Brilliant Idiots Podcast in 2017, Charlamagne tha God seemed to suggest that his first sexual encounter with his wife was technically rape. His comment stemmed from a discussion on the Me Too Movement and whether drunk sex should be considered rape. His statement led to an uproar and some called for him to be axed. Jessica Gadsden, however, called into The Breakfast Club to provide explanations. She stated that their first sexual encounter could not be considered as rape because, even though they were both drunk, they were coherent and knew what they were doing.