English language teacher and renowned flutist, Kerri Browitt gained media attention as the wife of Jim Caviezel who is best known as the actor that portrayed Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ. Although away from the spotlight, Kerri is a quiet woman accomplished in her own world. She is also an amazing mother to their three adopted children. To know more about Kerri Browitt Caviezel, keep reading this article.
Kerri Browitt’s Bio and Age
Kerri Browitt Caviezel was born in the United Kingdom to two loving parents. She grew up in a stable family alongside her sister, Kristen. The details of her birthday, family and early upbringing are unknown as Kerri has never offered any information to the public. It is known, however, that her sister, Kristen, is married to Scott Lineham, who is the former head coach of St Louis Rams. She holds a British Nationality. She also comes from a family of devout Catholics.
For her education, it seems Kerri Browitt Caviezel found the balance between her education and active involvement in sports. For her high school education, she went to Cle Slum High School located in Washington State and while she was there, she was a first-team All-State basketball Player. For her college education, Kerri Browitt went to the Western Washington University (WWU) and as you can already guess, she also played basketball in college. She played for the WWU Vikings in 1989/90.
Apart from just playing in the team, she also set records. Kerri was one Viking who completed a career ranking on the top 10 WWU leaders in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocked shots. Another record she set was to co-captain the WWU Vikings team that finished 30-5 and they became the first 30-win women hoop squad in the history of Western Washington University. In that same season, Kerri Browitt won District 1 and B-District 1 playoff titles reaching the quarterfinals of the NAIA National Tournament.
For the four years she was in college, Kerri Browitt Caviezel played basketball, starting almost all games she ever played in and never missed a contest. That’s very impressive! Most interestingly, she made it to the school’s President’s List nine times.
Currently, Kerri Browitt works as an English teacher in a reputable high school and is also a flutist.
Kerri Browitt’s Family
Kerri Browitt is married to the American actor, Jim Caviezel. He was born on the 26th of September, 1968 in Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America. He grew up alongside his four siblings and was raised in a stable family. He is an American actor who rose to fame when he played the role of Jesus Christ in the 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ.
Like every other couple, the two love birds have a love story that is quite interesting. Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt met in the year 1993. The two met on a blind date that was arranged by his sister, Amy. The couple got off to a good start and began to grow their love slow and steadily. After three years of dating, the two got married on the 20th of July, 1996 in the presence of family and friends. It was a very private ceremony and the wedding took place at the Immaculate Conception Church in Roslyn, in the state of Washington, United States of America.
Jim and Kerri have children although none of them is their biological child. The three children were all adopted from China and interestingly, all three children have been diagnosed with cancer. The names of their children are Bo, who was born on the 12th of December, 1999; Lynn Elizabeth, who was born on the 25th of September, 2001; and David, who was born in 2010.
It is quite interesting that this couple opted to adopt children that have been diagnosed with cancer even though they were offered the option of healthy children. When asked about this tough and unusual decision, the couple explained that they wanted to adopt unhealthy children because the healthy ones could easily find a good home, unlike the sick ones. Since tying the knot, Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel have not been plagued with rumors of pending divorce or negative press.