Being a National Basketball Association (NBA) player is one of the surest paths to becoming a famous person. The sport is watched by millions of people around the globe and the NBA is the number one league in the sport, boasting of the best talents in the world of basketball. Therefore, the fame that comes from playing at this high level is naturally extended to the spouses of basketball players, like in the case of Jada Crawley, who is Chris Paul‘s wife.
Among the group of the top talents in basketball that defines the NBA, Chris Paul is one of the standout names in the league. Currently, playing for the Rockets, he has developed a reputation that has made him one of the topmost personalities in the league. The accompanying media attention has extended to his wife, Jada.
As a result, we’ve written this article on who she is and everything you need to know about her. Dear reader, meet Jada Crawley.
Jada Crawley Biography
Jada Crawley, who is sometimes referred to as Jada Paul was born on the 16th of February 1984 as Jada Alexia Crawley. There is no information regarding her parents other than the fact that she was born and raised by them in North Carolina.
For her education, Jada Crawley attended Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina before she proceeded to Wake Forest University where she would later meet her husband during a basketball tournament.
Although Jada Crawley has spent a considerable amount of time playing housewife after she and Chris Paul gave birth to their children, she has since grown to be more than just the wife of a popular basketball player. She is a founding member of the Chris Paul Family Foundation, a foundation geared towards creating a balance among privileged and underprivileged youths in sports, education, and life as a whole.
Through the foundation, Jada Crawley hosts a program titled Jada Paul Prom Dress Giveaway, which every year features her hosting several high school seniors in a hotel. While they are there, the seniors are treated to various activities including a fashion show, a braid bar, make-up tutorials and more. The seniors are also given a range of prom dresses, including shoes and jewelry, to choose from.
Apart from her contribution to the family’s foundation, she is also a big supporter of her family’s basketball life, including that of her son, Chris Paul Jr. She is known to attend his games and that of her husband, posting pictures of her beautiful boys on Instagram.
Jada Crawley’s Net Worth
Jada Crawley may primarily be a housewife, taking care of her and home and their children while Chris Paul travels around the country playing B-ball, but she has some noted ventures of her own, all of which have helped her to a personal net worth estimated at around $1 million. It does, however, fall short of her husband who is believed to be worth $205 million.
Relationship With Chris Paul
Jada Crawley has been married to Chris Paul since 2011 but their loving relationship began in 2003, through a random trip to the basketball court and a determined mind.
Back in college at Wake Forest, Jada attended a random game of basketball and there playing, was her future husband, Chris Paul. If Jada noticed Chris, it was as a skilled basketball player on the court, but when Chris Paul noticed her, he was convinced he wanted to meet her.
An introduction via a mutual friend helped spark a conversation between the two of them, triggering the start of a relationship that has lasted over 16 years. Jada Crawley and Chris Paul college relationship blossomed well into Chris’ NBA career and into a marriage on the 10th of September 2011, eight years after they met for the first time.
The wedding was attended by some of the biggest names in basketball, including LeBron James who was one of the groomsmen.
They gave birth to their first child, Christopher Emmanuel Paul II who was born on the 23rd of May, 2009 while their second child, Camryn Alexis Paul, a girl was born on the 16th of August, 2012. Their son has followed in his father’s footsteps to become a basketball player.
Jada Crawley might not require a level of physical fitness as her husband but she has a very fit body which, at the height of 5 feet 9 inches, looks amazing. She also has black hair and light brown skin as an African American.