Jada Crawley is an American businesswoman, fashion designer, philanthropist, and wife of National Basketball Association (NBA) star Chris Paul. Being the wife of an NBA star, a league much loved by Americans and indeed many people all over the world, Jada has had a lot of people interested in knowing more about her owing to the exploits her husband does on the B-ball court. Therefore, in this article, we will be telling you all that we know about her.
Jada Crawley – Biography
Jada Alexia Crawley celebrates her birthday on the 16th of February as she was born an Aquarian on that day in the year 1984 in North Carolina. She is, therefore, an American national while her ethnicity is African-American. She was raised in a middle-class American family by her parents whose details Jada Crawley has not deemed it fit to disclose to the public.
Other details about her early life have it that she attended Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, New Carolina from where she graduated and proceeded to Wake Forest University, a private university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There, she earned her degree. It was while she was here as a student that she met her present husband Chris Paul during a basketball game.
The two began dating in 2003 before they got married in 2011. Following her marriage with the NBA star and their kids which followed next, Jada was for much of the time a stay at home mom. But in recent times, she has become more active in other things that have to do with their family beyond their immediate home as well as running a thriving fashion business.
Jada Crawley is a founding member of the Chris Paul Foundation which is focused on creating a balance between privileged and underprivileged youths in education, sports and their life in general. She hosts the program Jada Paul Prom Dress Giveaway which gathers several high school seniors annually in a social event where they engage in several activities like make-up tutorials, braid bar, fashion shows, etc. The graduating students also get to choose from a range of prom dresses, shoes, and pieces of jewelry which are all items they will need for their prom. Through these activities, Jada and her husband have been able to impact many lives positively and restore hope where there was none.
As earlier mentioned, Jada Crawley and Chris Paul began dating while they were in college. She was actually a year older than Chris in addition to being his senior. However, the difference in age and class seemed not to matter to either of them. She once disclosed that it would have been contentious if they had dated before college.
As they went on with their romance and with Chris having kick-started his B-ball career, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Christopher Emmanuel Paul, Jr. (born May 23, 2009). Then on September 10, 2011, they got married. The following year, precisely on August 16, 2012, their second child and first daughter Camryn Alexis Paul was born.
Currently, their son Christopher is doing well in following the footsteps of his father in basketball. Another of his biggest fans already beside his father is no doubt his mom.
Other Facts About Chris Paul’s Wife
Only very few ladies get to be proposed to by the fiance at the venue where they first met each other. One such lady who will forever cherish this is Jada Crawley as Chris proposed to her in the very Wake Forest University gymnasium where they first met. Of course, you already know her response.
Their wedding which was planned by celebrity wedding planner David Tutera had in attendance Kevin Hart, Dwayne Wade, and Gabrielle Union, Speedy Claxton, Carmelo Anthony with Lala Vasquez and Ludacris. Robin Thicke, MC Lyte, and Bebe Winans all performed at the celebration of their love.
Jada Crawley wore a beautiful wedding dress from Vera Wang while Chris and their son Christopher Emmanuel Paul Jr wore matching custom Ralph Lauren tux. LeBron James was one of Chris’ groomsmen while Savannah Brinson, James’ then-girlfriend was equally one of Crawley’s bridesmaids.
Though Chris Paul’s net worth of about $205 million completely silences his wife’s net worth of $1 million, Jada deserves some commendations for successfully combining the demands of running her home, as well pursuing a career as a fashion designer and businesswoman.
Body Measurements And Features
Jada Crawley stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches which is considerably tall for a woman. Her body weight is not known, but we know she has light brown hair and is light-skinned.