What is Jackie Christie Famous for? Her Age, Son, Net Worth

Who is Jackie Christie?

American reality TV star, author and actress Jackie Christie, was born under the zodiac sign Leo on 25 July 1969, in Seattle, Washington State USA. She’s perhaps known best for being the wife of American former professional basketball player and coach Doug Christie, as well as for starring in the reality show “Basketball Wives LA”. Airing since 2011, today it also stars Draya Michele and Malaysia Pargo, and follows the lives of several women who are either in a relationship or married to popular basketball players.

Jackie’s also now quite active in the film industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Due Justice” and “A Screenshot to Santa”.

Education and early life

Jackie was raised solely by her mother in Seattle, as her father was sent to jail before she was born; her mother died from cancer in 2012, and Jackie met her father for the first time in 2017, when he was released from prison. It remains unknown whether or not Jackie has any siblings as she hasn’t spoken about the matter, but most of her fans believe her to be an only child.

Jackie studied at Mark Morris School, and was passionate about multiple activities during her time there, as she enjoyed dancing, and singing; she also ran track and played volleyball, but her main focus was appearing in school plays. Jackie matriculated in 1987, and enrolled at Pepperdine College in 1989, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 1992.

She then focused on being a housewife, having married Doug.

Roles in movies

Jackie’s debut film role was playing Paula in the 2013 thriller “Deceitful”, which starred Dorian Gregory, Layzie Bone and Fredro Star, and was written and directed by J. Horton; it follows two brothers as they’re planning to sell their family business.

Jackie could then have been seen appearing in the 2013 short comedy “The Gay Christian Mingle”, and in 2015 the drama “Angry Insecure Men 2” and the romantic drama “Lucky Girl”. The year 2018 saw her star as Paulette in the short comedy “Going Black”, which also starred Kento Matsunami and Dorien Wilson, and was written and directed by Jamel Baines. It follows American entrepreneur Matthew, who wants to break up with his girlfriend and is thus searching for another; the film won two awards.

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Also in 2018, Jackie played Kelly in the musical “Before You Say I Do Live!”, starring alongside Keith Burke and Regina Belle, while the film was written and directed by Paul D. Hannah; it follows a group of people as they’re searching for love.

Jackie’s appeared in only two other movies: the 2019 romantic comedy “Professor Mack” and the 2021 comedy “Junkyard”.

Roles in TV series

Jackie’s appeared in only a single TV series, playing Vanessa in the 2016 episode “One Night Only” of the comedy “In the Cut”, which starred Ken Lawson, Dorion Renaud and Dorien Wilson, and follows a famous barber who’s just met the son he never knew he had.

Other credits

Jackie received special thanks for the 2000 short film “Bedtime Stories”, which starred Ellen Daschbach, Matt Daly and Annika Ahlstrom, and was written and directed by John Daschbach; it follows three couples who’ve become stuck in an elevator.

Jackie produced and directed the 2015 short film “Bossard Cognac: The Good Life”, which starred Harvey Walden IV, Christian Keyes and Mandell Frazier, and follows the making of Bossard Cognac. Some of her other producing credits include the 2015 romantic movie “Lucky Girl”, the 2018 short comedy film “Going Black” and the 2019 romantic comedy movie “Professor Mack”.

Jackie’s made a guest appearance in numerous talk-shows, such as “Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee Uncensored”, “Home & Family” and “Hollywood Live”, and besides “Basketball Wives LA”, she’s also been starring in the original “Basketball Wives” since 2011. It today also stars Shaunie O’Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Jennifer Williams, and follows the everyday lives of women who are married to or are dating famous professional basketball players.

Jackie’s also an author, and has published three books: the 2009 “Proud to Be a Colored Girl”, the 2010 “Luv-Pons!”, and “Wacky Waterslide Wipeout” in 2011.

She’s also recently launched her entertainment company BSM Media, music production company Jean Fya Records, and fashion line Slayed by Jackie Christie.

Love life and husband

Jackie and Doug had been in a relationship for a couple of years prior to exchanging vows in a large ceremony on 8 July 1996, in front of their many friends and family members; Doug’s today working as an assistant coach of the Sacramento Kings competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA), while he’d previously spent 15 years playing for the same team.

Jackie gave birth to their daughter Chantel Christie on 1 June 1993, and their son Douglas Christie Jr. followed on 1 March 2001; Jackie also has a daughter Ta’kari Lee with a former boyfriend, born in 1990 – she’s yet to share the name of Ta’kari’s father.

There are no other men whom Jackie’s perhaps been with, that we know about; she’s married to Dough Christie as of November 2023 and has two children with him, while she also has a daughter with a former boyfriend.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Jackie’s highly popular on the internet, and her Instagram account’s today followed by nearly 800,000 people, while she’s posted nearly 8,000 pictures and videos onto the network; most of her content features her supporting her husband and his team at their basketball games, spending time with her children, and showing off her new clothes.

It’s widely believed that Jackie’s enhanced her breasts, with some of her fans claiming this to be quite obvious, but Jackie’s yet to address these rumors.

Jada Pinkett Smith’s one of her favorite actresses, and a couple of her favorite movies are “The Nutty Professor”, “Girls Trip” and “Set It Off”.

Height, age and net worth

Jackie’s age is 54. She has brown eyes and black hair, weighs around 140lbs (63kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall.

Jackie’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million, as of November 2023, and her husband Doug’s at over $20 million.

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