Who is Lindsey VanDeweghe?
Lindsey was born in the USA in 1989 – her exact date of birth hasn’t been disclosed, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Scorpio, and she holds American nationality. She’s a social media personality, but who’s probably known best for having been the wife of Vincent Jackson, the late professional American Football Player.
Early life and education
Lindsey was raised in the US by her parents, about whom little is known because she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was a businessman, and that her mother was a real estate agent. Lindsey hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
Lindsey grew up being interested in sports, and played soccer and volleyball for her elementary school teams, before moving on to play for her high school teams. She dreamed about becoming a model during her teenage years, and believed that being physically active would help shape her figure, ready for modelling.
Lindsey matriculated in 2007, and even though she hasn’t spoken of her further education, most of her fans believe that she attended college, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2011.
Lindsey hasn’t shared any details concerning her career, and it’s widely believed that she became a stay-at-home wife after giving birth to her and Vincent’s first child.
Lindsey’s today followed by more than 300 people on Instagram, and has uploaded over 200 pictures onto the network, however, she has made her profile private, and one has to become her follower to be able to see her pictures.
Love life and marriage with Vincent Jackson
Lindsey prefers to keep the details of her love life away from the media’s attention, but has still allowed her fans to have a glimpse into it. Lindsey and Vincent were apparently introduced by a mutual friend in the second half of the 2000s, and married on 16 July 2011 in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; Vincent had proposed while he was being inducted into the University of Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. They have three children together: Carter, Amaya and Dominick.
The marriage ended when Vincent died on 15 February 2021. He was found in a hotel room at Homewood Suites by Hilton, and it was revealed on 16 December 2021 that Vincent had the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, however, the Hillsborough County Florida Medical Examiner announced six days later that his actual cause of death was his alcohol abuse.
As of March 2022, Lindsey appears to be single, was until recently married to Vincent Jackson, and they have three children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Lindsey seems to be enjoying leading a lavish lifestyle, and is today living with her children at her husband’s mansion in Tampa, Florida; the mansion has a large garage, a mother-in-law suite, and a wet bar.
Lindsey likes to travel, and has been all around the US, initially mostly to keep her husband company and support him during his games; the two had apparently also vacationed in a couple of European countries, and Lindsey’s dream travel destination is Lyon, France.
Lindsey’s a lover of animals, and has a pet dog. She and her husband were philanthropists and had donated money to several animal shelters, and to a couple of charity organizations working with underprivileged children.
Lindsey enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite films include “Sleepless in Seattle”, the franchise “Harry Potter”, and “The Terminal”.
Age, height and net worth
Lindsey’s age is 32. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of March 2022, Lindsey’s net worth has been estimated at more than $50 million, most of which she has inherited following her husband’s death.
Who was her husband Vincent?
Vincent Terrell Jackson was born in Colorado Springs, USA on 14 January 1983 – his zodiac sign was Capricorn, and he held American nationality. He had spent 12 seasons playing in the National Football League (NFL), and was named to the Pro Bowl thrice.
Vincent was raised in Colorado Springs as an only child, by his parents who both served in the US Armed Forces.
Vincent became interested in playing football while attending Widefield High School, and gained attention in his final year there, as he became a first team all-conference pick, a first team all-area pick, and received an all-state honorable mention from the daily newspaper “Rocky Mountain News”.
Upon matriculating in 2001, Vincent received a scholarship to Columbia University, but instead chose to attend the University of Northern Colorado on a partial sports scholarship. He went on to play for their Northern Colorado Bears football team for the following four years, and upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005, he was drafted by the San Diego Chargers during the 2005 NFL Draft.
Vincent eventually enrolled at University of South Florida, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 2016.
Vincent had to spend his first five games on the bench because of injuries, and scored his first touchdown on 17 September 2006, when the Bears beat the Tennessee Titans. He thrived in the following four seasons, numbering 68 receptions in 2009.
On 2 March 2010, Vincent was handcuffed after he was caught driving without a license, and on 1 July 2010 he was suspended for three games after having violated the league’s personal conduct policy.
Vincent signed a five-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 13 March 2012, worth $55.55 million, and became their captain on 7 September 2012.
He set the Buccaneer record for longest reception and longest play from scrimmage on 21 October 2012, as well as for the most receiving yards in a single game. Vincent’s 2015 season was plagued by injuries, and he ended the season with only three touchdowns, 33 catches and 543 yards.
Vincent revealed on 17 May 2018 that he would be retiring from football.
Vincent was a motivational speaker, and often spoke at elementary and high schools; in November 2012, he spoke of the importance of being physically active at Northwest Elementary, and donated $10,000 to the school.