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Jeanette Adair Bradshaw Wiki, Husband, Family, Divorce, Net worth, Bio

Name Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB No confirmed information available on her birth year or the date she was born.

Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

Little is publicly known about the childhood and early years of Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, as she garnered public interest and attention after her marriage to Hollywood movie star Morgan Freeman.

Early Life and Marriage :

  • She was a young lady of 22 when their courtship began. Morgan had relationships with many beautiful girls, and Jeanette already had a child before her marriage to Freeman.
  • The child was later adopted by Freeman and grew up to be Deena Adair Freeman.
  • They dated for over 5 years and finally settled in marital bliss on October 22, 1967. Once the couple was married, she became the talk of the town in the showbiz circles, a discussion point in all casual gatherings.
  • Morgan and Jeanette were known as one of the most loving and supportive couples in the industry.

Children :

  • As mentioned earlier, Bradshaw had already borne a child out of wedlock before her marriage to Freeman.
  • The couple had four children- Morgana Freeman, Deena Adair Freeman, Alfonso Freeman, and Saifoulaye Freeman. Out of this, Morgana is their only biological child; Deena is Jeanette’s daughter, and Alfonso and Saifoulaye were born out of Morgan’s past affairs.

Divorce :

  • Around the time of his marriage, Morgan Freeman was still a struggling actor on the silver screen, but he had shown his commendable skills in theatre. In the early 70s, Lady Luck smiled upon Freeman, when he made his first credited film appearance in “Who Says I can’t Ride a Rainbow!”
  • His first major role came in “Another World,” which placed him on the list of upcoming actors who were going to make it big.
  • His breakthrough role came in “Street Smart” in the late 80s. All along, Jeanette stood behind him as his pillar of support and encouragement, through all highs and lows.
  • After 12 years of their relationship, the couple fell apart. Irreconcilable differences cropped up between the two and in November 1979, the couple parted ways.
  • The reason for the divorce was not mentioned explicitly;, however, the grapevine had it that the split was the result of Freeman’s numerous affairs. Morgan Freeman had a bad reputation when it came to women, and his multiple extra-marital relationships became the cause of discord in the couple’s life.

Later Life and Recent Years :

  • Post their divorce, Freeman married Myrna Colley-Lee, while Jeanette remained single. She retired completely from the limelight. Even during her marriage to Freeman, she was not involved in any controversies.
  • The couple decided to remain on amicable terms for the sake of their children.
  • The last public appearance she made was in 2015, at the funeral of her granddaughter E’dena Hines.
  • E’dena Hines was the daughter of Deena Adair and had been adopted by Freeman and Myrna. She had also been linked to Freeman romantically. She was brutally murdered by her boyfriend, Lamar Davenport on a Manhattan sidewalk.
  • Freeman made an appearance with his ex-wives at his step-granddaughter’s funeral, where Jeanette was seen in a moment of sorrow, grieving over her granddaughter’s death.
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