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Lance Gross’s Wife Rebecca Jefferson-Her Early Life, Parents, & Children

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Rebecca Jefferson is a renowned celebrity wife. She is famously known as the wife of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne actor Lance Gross. The lovebirds have been together for over a decade and their romantic relationship has frequently been talked about in the media as well.

Besides being a celebrity spouse, Jefferson is also a doting mother of two lovely children. Well, other than being the wife of actor Gross, she has also made a name for herself with her profession as a wardrobe stylist.

There are several people who want to learn about Rebecca Johnson’s life before her marriage to Lance Gross. So, here we are talking about her early life, parents, profession, and love life as well. Stay with us.

Rebecca Jefferson’s Married Life with Lance Gross-How Long Have They Been Together

Despite being a well-known celebrity wife, Rebecca does prefer staying under the media radar. She has seldom talked about her love life and relationship with her husband Lance Gross in the media. On the other hand, her hubby also seems to prefer to keep his love life from his fans.

While not much about their love life is exposed, we know for sure that they have been together for more than a decade. We don’t have an exact date when they started seeing each other. However, we can say that one of their first public outings was in June 2010.

Back then, the now husband-and-wife were spotted shopping in Los Angeles. More than a couple of years later, they were snapped enjoying their night out at Atlanta’s Life nightclub.

Rebecca and Gross in early days of relationship
Rebecca and Gross at a nightclub in the early days of their relationship

Even though they made their sporadic public appearances, Lance’s fans were aware of the romance they were having secretly.

The Lovebirds Got Married in 2015, a Year After Engagement

After a few years of courtship, Rebecca Jefferson and her then-boyfriend, Lance Gross became engaged during mid-2014. As a matter of fact, their engagement news came as a surprise revelation while the actor announced the upcoming arrival of their first child in a sweet Instagram post back in July 2014.

Their fans and online tabloids were swift to notice the huge diamond ring on Jefferson’s finger in the kneeling black-and-white photo Lance shared while announcing her pregnancy.

Less than a year after Jefferson and Gross’ engagement news surfaced, they became husband and wife officially. As per E! News, the Crisis star and his fiancee Rebecca got married on 23rd May 2015, in a romantic afternoon ceremony near Los Angeles.

Rebecca Jefferson and Lance Gross
Rebecca Jefferson and Lance Gross got married in 2015

A source close to the newly married couple told the tabloid about the wedding as: “It was a perfect night for the two and they couldn’t ask for a better wedding. Everyone was dancing the night away.”

The lovebirds didn’t take their wedding to social platforms. That said, the actor had previously teased his fans with his weekend outfit choice, to take the “classic route” with head-to-toe Tom Ford.

The Husband and Wife are Blessed with Two Children

Jefferson and her spouse Gross are proud parents of two kids. In fact, they had already become parents of a daughter Berkeley Brynn Gross before they tied the knot. As we mentioned above, Gross had announced Jefferson’s pregnancy in an Instagram post in July 2014 in which the latter showed her baby bump.

On November 20, 2014, Jefferson gave birth to their first child, Berkeley. The proud papa announced the big news on Instagram with a sweet photo showing only the tiny finger of their little bundle of joy.

 

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Jefferson and Gross welcomed their second child, son Lennon Lorin Gross on July 10, 2018, more than three years after they became parents for the first time. Here is a cute photo of their two children.

Rebecca with husband Gross and their two children
Rebecca with her husband Gross and their two children

Berkeley Brynn Gross Graduated Kindergarten in 2020

Jefferson and Lance’s firstborn, Berkeley graduated kindergarten in 2020. The Our Family Wedding star shared the moment with his fans with an adorable photo of his daughter posing in a gown and cape on Instagram.

On June 10, 2020, Lance shared a portrait of the six-year-old girl in a purple gown and cap. In the meantime, Lance stamped the words “here I come” on the photo. Have a look at the snap.

Berkeley Brynn Gross
Berkeley Brynn Gross graduated kindergarten

As a matter of fact, the whole world was in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic when the graduation took place virtually. And Berkeley’s father and mother celebrated her achievement with a balloon party. The silver balloons spelled the words “YOU DID IT!”

Rebecca Jefferson is in her Mid-30s: When is Her Birthday?

Rebecca was born Rebecca Mamie Jefferson on July 16, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. As of June 2021, her age is 35 and she turns 36 this July 16th. She is the daughter of father Herbert Jefferson Jr. But unfortunately, we have no details about Rebecca’s mother, not even her name.

Jefferson doesn’t have any siblings, or at least we don’t have any details on her siblings. She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnical backgrounds.

Her Father, Herbert Jefferson Jr. is an Actor

Born in Sandersville, Georgia, Herbert is an actor who actively works on television, films, and stage productions as well. He grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey where he studied at Lincoln High School.

Following that, he briefly attended Jersey City State College and Rutgers University.  Besides, Jefferson Jr. studied acting at the American Academic of Dramatic Arts, New York from which he graduated in 1969.

Rebecca's father Herbert Jefferson Jr.
Rebecca’s father Herbert Jefferson Jr.

While talking about his acting career, he began with a role in Rich Man, Poor Man. Later, he attracted all eyes on him with his performance as Lieutenant Boomer on the TV series Battlestar Galactica. Other famous works of Jefferson include Outbreak, The Slams, and Black Gunn among others.

Rebecca Jefferson’s Academics

Rebecca is an educated person. Talking about her education, after completing school level from a local school, she enrolled at a private LA college named Loyola Marymount University. She received a degree in Psychology from there.

What is Her Net Worth?

There is news that Rebecca Jefferson is a wardrobe designer, however, we haven’t retrieved many details about her profession. So at the moment, it is quite difficult to speculate her earnings and net worth. At the same time, some online tabloids have speculated her net worth to fall in hundreds of thousands of dollars.

On the other side, her husband, Lance Gross is a famous actor who has worked in a number of television series and films over the years. From his extensive acting career, he has earned an approximate net worth of $1.5 million.