Jackie Christie is the wife of retired NBA player Doug Christie. Though she rose to fame only after marrying Doug, she managed to hit the limelight switch on her own after becoming a reality show celebrity and an entrepreneur. Scroll down to know more about the net worth of Jackie Christie in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jackie Christie was born as Jackie Lee on July 7, 1969, in Seattle, Washington. She graduated in the year 1992 and was a model in her early days when she met Doug. Her alter ego name for modelling was Mahogany and has featured for franchises such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Kenneth Cole.
Jackie was married to Doug Christie in the year 1996. Prior to her marriage, she was in a relationship with a guy called Tyrone. The couple has a daughter TaKari Lee. Doug and Jackie met through a common friend and got into a relationship that ended in marriage, three years after the birth of their first child Chantel Christie. In 2001 Jackie gave birth to her second child with Doug, this time a boy Douglas Christie. She is also a grandmother for two kids, born to her daughters TaKari and Chantel each.
Career, Awards & Achievements
Jackie’s careers kick-started when she first appeared in the VH1 reality show Basketball Wives LA that portrayed the lives of the women of famous basketball players. She was infamous among the other participants of the show as they found her harsh and dominant. But this is the quality that made her famous among the people.
Jackie apart from being a television star is also a writer who has published six books so far. The names of the books are as follows: Sexual Relations, No Ordinary Love, Proud to be a Coloured Girl, Woman, Luv Pons, and In the Land of Sex & Money.
She has her own cosmetic line Slayed that provides cosmetics for women. Jackie also owns her own record label Jean Fya Records that encourages independent artists, a lifestyle and entertainment company in the name of BSM Media, and a clothing line Colored Girl.
She has acted in three movies, The Wrong Child, Deceitful, and Lucky Girl. She was also one of the producers of Lucky Girl, Due Justice, and Professor Mac. Jackie has also hosted the radio talk show The Christie’s Infinite Love Talk Radio for few years.
Net Worth & Earnings
Being a multi-faceted woman and tasting success in many fields, her net worth is estimated to be $12.5 million. Her clothing line and other businesses contribute a lot to her net worth along with her social media posts to promote brands for which she is allegedly paid around $1500 per post. Her husband Doug Christie’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million.
Apart from owning many businesses, Jackie and Doug Christie run a non-profit organization Infinite Love Foundation for more than 17 years that strives for the well-being of the homeless and poor.