Charlamagne Tha God and his wife Jessica Gadsden have been recently dominating the media timeline following recent disturbing sexual assault charges revolving around the former. The popular media personality whose real name is Lenard McKelvey but goes by his stage name, Charlamagne Tha God, is best known for hosting several TV and radio programs such as MTV2 show titled Uncommon Sense and The Breakfast Club.
Unlike her husband who has gained so much popularity following his activities as a media personality, Jessica Gadsden has managed to keep a very low profile but recent events involving her love life, particularly about her husband, have brought her to the limelight. This made people develop a keen interest in her personal life and want to know more about her. Here are facts about Charlamagne Tha God and his wife, Jessica Gadsden.
Age & Bio – Who is Jessica Gadsden?
Jessica Gadsden is a fitness coach and personal trainer who is better known as the wife of Charlamagne Tha God of the New York City-based radio station, WWPR-FM (Power 105.1). The two has been married for over a decade and has since maintained a family life that is kept away from the public view. Unlike many celebrities who would love to enjoy the glamour of the limelight associated with their fame, the couple is rarely seen together. One of the very few periods where the two were spotted together was in March 2018.
Jessica is a South Carolina native born on November 29, 1981. She belongs to an African-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Information about her family, including her parents and siblings, cannot be found.
As per her educational background, it is said that she had several college degrees to her name with the University of South Carolina, Columbia, being her first. There, she studied Journalism and Mass Communication and obtained her first degree. Next, she moved to Webster University where she got her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) before proceeding to the Bergen Community College where she obtained a B.Sc. in Biology. Her latest degree so far was in 2013.
Upon finishing her academic pursuit, Jessica Gadsden focused on building a reputable career for herself as a personal trainer and fitness instructor. Among the places she worked, according to some reports include organizations like the East Shore Athletic Club, New York Blood Service, and Core Fire Pilates. She then established her own business, focusing on bodybuilding, gymnastics, pilates and several other areas of fitness health. Jessica is now best known as one of the best sought after fitness coaches and personal trainers.
Having established a name for herself in the health and fitness industry, it is not surprising for Jessica Gadsden to have accumulated a huge sum of money for herself as net worth. Jessica has a net worth of about $1 million which she generated mostly from her career as a fitness personality.
As the wife of a radio personality who has gained so much fame for activities in the media, she shares from his accumulated net worth of about $10 million. Her husband, Charlamagne Tha God successfully gathered his fortune by co-hosting programs like The Breakfast Club along with other personalities like Guy Court, Girl Code, and Guy Code.
More About Jessica Gadsden
- Her marriage to Charlamagne Tha God
Jessica and her husband have been together as a couple since high school in the 1990s but they only made their union official in September of 2014, after sharing their marital vows. Charlamagne revealed in January 2016, during an interview with Xo Necole, that they were convinced by their eldest daughter to get married. Apparently, the couple has two beautiful daughters whose identity have been kept away from public knowledge. Jessica Gadsden and her husband maintain that their children will be raised outside of social media.
- Her husband’s rape accusation
Jessica Gadsden has been involved in some controversies, thanks to her husband who is outspoken on many subjects. On one of such controversies, her husband, who was in an interview on a popular Brilliant Idiots Podcast in 2017, made comments that suggested that his first encounter with his wife who aged 15 at that time, was technically rape. Although Jessica attempted to defend her husband when a call was placed to her while the program was still airing, the comment by her husband generated so much controversy as many accused him of raping a 15-year-old girl. Jessica went further to clarify that she had consensual sex with her then boyfriend, Charlemagne.