Mark Jackson Wife: Who is Desiree Coleman?
Mark A. Jackson born on April 1, 1965, is an American former professional basketball player and coach. A point guard from St. John’s University, he played for the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, and Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in a career spanning from 1987 to 2004.
After retiring from playing basketball, Jackson became a broadcast commentator for ESPN and ABC alongside his former coach Jeff Van Gundy and play-by-play man Mike Breen. He also worked as an analyst for The YES Network’s New Jersey Nets games. In 2011 the Golden State Warriors hired Jackson as head coach. He coached the team for three seasons but was fired in 2014 despite leading the Warriors to consecutive playoff appearances for the first time in over 20 years.
On May 17, 2014, Jackson reached a multiyear agreement to return to ESPN as a game analyse.
Jackson married singer and actress Desiree Coleman on July 29, 1990. They have four children. Jackson and Coleman divorced in 2017 after 27 years of marriage. His son, Mark Jackson, Jr., played for the Manhattan Jaspers for the 2012–13 season after transferring from the University of Louisville. He is the older brother of AND1 streetballer Troy Jackson, better known as “Escalade”. Troy Jackson died on February 20, 2011, at the age of 38. Jackson is a Christian and a licensed minister.
Jackson is of partial Dominican descent, which qualified him to play for the national basketball team of the Dominican Republic.
Mark Jackson the American former professional basketball player and coach who has a net worth of $6 million
Who is Desiree Coleman?
Desiree Coleman born on September 12, 1965, in Jamaica New York, NY is an American Vocalist and actress. She is a graduate of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and the Arts.
She is an actress, known for Pastor Brown in 2009, Go Tell It on the Mountain in 1984, and Motown Merry Christmas in 1987.
She has been married to Mark Jackson at the Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica, Queens on July 29, 1990. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Floyd H. Flake, the Democratic Representative from the Sixth Congressional District in Queens, who is the pastor of the Allen church, and the Rev. John H. Boyd. They have four children; Heavyn Jackson, Mark Jackson Jr., Christian Jackson, and Micah Jackson.
Desiree is one of the richest Singers & listed as the most popular Singer. According to credible and authentic analysis platforms, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Desiree Coleman’s net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
She was the leading actress in Chloe Kane, a feature film directed by Farzam Salami. Coleman is also the founder of Love Culture Center in Los Angeles, California. Coleman came on the scene replacing Tisha Campbell in the longest-running Off-Broadway musical production of Mama, I Want to Sing!, in 1983.
Coleman discovered her ability to sing at the age of six. Desiree’s mother whose name has been kept private by Coleman on hearing her daughter’s voice encouraged her to join the St. Luke Baptist Church choir in Queens, New York. During her growing years, she did several commercials and by age fourteen became a part of a community choir called the Soul Searchers of New York City.
In 2006, Coleman recorded a song with WWE called, “Holla”, which later became the entrance music for WWE Diva, Kelly Kelly.
Coleman holds lots of information about her family private and with this, a little is said about her parents and who they are: is a daughter of Nicole Coleman and a stepdaughter of John Thurman of Hempstead, L.I. Her mother is a public relations consultant. Her stepfather is a United States Postal Service employee.
Coleman Desiree is on Instagram as @kadesh_desiree_coleman