Former American professional basketball player, Richard Jefferson won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2016. Also, he was a member of the United States national team that won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics. After retiring from playing in the year 2018, he is now working as a basketball analyst.

Caption: Former American basketball player, Richard Jefferson (Photo: Bleacher Report) 

Is Richard Jefferson Married? 

The former basketball player Richard Jefferson is still happily married to his wife Teresa Lourenco. Also, he is the father of a son as a result of his married life. But they're yet to reveal details of their love story. Also, the couple has hidden details regarding their wedding.

He was blessed with a son with his wife Teresa. But they have kept the identity of their kids under wraps as well. Richard with his kid and wife lives happily. According to reports, his wife Teresa became a model in the ’90s. She has won an International Design Award for the “Best New Generation Model” as well. Lourenco said, 
"I don’t know what that means, but I guess she’s a big deal!"

His current wife Teresa Lourenco previously married and became the mother of two kids. However, she hasn't revealed the name of her husband as well as her kids' names.

Richard Past Relationship with Jennie Finch

Richard was in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Jennie Finch. His former girlfriend Jennie is a professional softball player. She has played for the University of Arizona. The duo met while studying in college. 

They had a blissful relationship but everything changed after he entered the NBA. The couple ended their relationship after he entered the NBA. After their break up, she still played for California in college. 

Married Life of His Ex-Girlfriend Finch

After the break-up with Richard, she married her husband, Casey Daigle who is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. On January 15, 2005, they tied the wedding knot. Casey proposed to her on the softball field at the University of Arizona. She said 
“He blindfolded me and took me to the mound and said, ‘You have been the queen of the diamond for four years. Now I want you to be the queen of my heart.'”

The duo became parents of three kids two sons and a daughter. She is the mother of two sons Ace Shane, born on May 4, 2006, and Diesel Dean, born on June 19, 2011. Then the couple welcomed their daughter Paisley Faye on January 12, 2013.

Jennie also turned down large financial offers to appear in magazines like Playboy. She wanted to be a role model for young women. Her faith says: 

“It’s so important to find hope in [Jesus] and live for a higher purpose: to share about Him.”


Called Off Wedding with his Girlfriend Kesha Nichols

When Richard called off a $2 million wedding with his girlfriend Kesha Nichols. It became the main cause of their break up. After dating for a few years, he got engaged with his former girlfriend Kesha. At the very last moments, he decided not to marry. All his friends and family member showed up for the wedding.

Also, Richard gave a black Amex card to his best friend to use for the night too. He called off $2 million weddings with his fiance Kesha at the last minute. But his fiance Kesha informed her guests as soon as the marriage was canceled. 

Richard's friends and family members were surely mad at him when he canceled his wedding just before 2 hours. His friends said  

“He called about two hours before the wedding. It was nuts.  He never showed up at the hotel, but “all his boys were there. He gave his best friend the Black Amex for the night.” 

His former girlfriend Kesha went to the hotel and was totally stunned to see the boys even after the cancellation of the wedding.

Who is Richard Jefferson?

Richard Jefferson is a former American professional basketball player born on June 21, 1980. After retiring from playing basketball, he is now working as an analyst on ESPN. He was born to parents Meekness LeCato (mother) and Richard Jefferson Sr (father) in Los Angeles. He was raised in Phoenix.

He studied at Moon Valley High School located in West Phoenix. Then he played college basketball with the Arizona Wildcats. Richard was drafted in the first round of the 2001 NBA draft with the 13th overall pick. Also, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in his first season with the New Jersey Nets (now known as the Brooklyn Nets). In the year 2016, he won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

 Also, he was a member of the United States national team that won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics. Richard Jefferson has an estimated net worth of $50 million according to celebrity net worth. In the year 2016, he earned more than $2.445 million USD.

He has a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall i.e 2.01 m. Richard has a tattoo on his biceps named after RJ decided to his family. In the year 2018, he retired from playing basketball. Richard Jefferson is happily married to his wife Teresa Lourenco and blessed with a son.