Many celebrities have made their name in the industry today’s celebrity world. Some are known for their fame, while others are recognized and linked to the fame of their relatives. Jacintha Darlene is one such celebrity, well known for being the daughter of Chris Gardener, the famous businessman. Let’s get to know more about Jacintha Darlene Gardner’s life events.
|Real Name||Jacintha Darlene Garder|
|Birth||5th October 1985|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Jacintha Darlene Gardner Mother||Jackie Gardner|
|Siblings||Christopher Jarret Medina Gardner|
Jacintha Darlene Biography
Jacintha Darlene Gardner was born to Jacky Medina and Chris Gardner on 5th October 1985. Chris Gardner, her father, is popularly known as an American businessman, author, investor, stockbroker, and philanthropist.
He married Sherry Dyson in 1977. He also fell in love with Jackie Medina, a dental student who later got pregnant only a few months after their affair. He ended his marriage with Sherry after three years, leaving her to stay with Jackie and take on fatherhood. Jacintha was born to her parents after they had separated and divorced.
Only in 1986, after nine years, Sherry and Chris divorced. Chris had two children with Jackie, one of whom was Jacintha and the other Christopher. Later, Gardner and Jackie broke up as well. Along with their separation, the children got separated as well.
Jacintha Darlene Gardner Father
Christopher Paul, the father of Jacintha Darlene Gardner, was born on 9th February 1954 in Wisconsin. He didn’t have a father, and his mother had married Freddie Triplett, the person who left a significant mark on his life and taught Chris a lot about what he shouldn’t do.
Chris’s father was an abusive man, constantly abusing his children and wife. He sent his mother to prison, so Chris and his sisters were bound to spend time in foster homes. After a few months, Bettye was freed but returned to jail again.
One of the hardest things Chris suffered in his life was when his stepfather broke into his bathroom while he was showering with a shotgun in his hand. He then threw him out of the house, naked and cold in the middle of the street.
With so many troubles he had seen, Chris decided to take her mother as an example and derive strength. Chris decided that he was not going to be like his stepfather. After moving through these challenging times and staying strong, he worked hard to take the exam to get his stockbroker license which he received in 1982. After passing the test, he got a stable job with a good salary to pay his rent.
Chris had worked very hard and finally became a respected broker from being someone who was walking on the streets. As he gained fame, he was given a chance to work on New York’s Wall Street. He lived here for two years and then shifted to Chicago. He started his company under Garder Rich & Co. with a $10,000 initial investment in 1987.
Jacintha Darlene Gardner Family
Jacintha Darlene Gardner was born in Los Angeles to Chris Gardener and Jackie Medina. She has one sibling named Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner. Her Grandparents are Thomas Turner and Bettye Jean Triplett. Kimberly Triplett and Sharon Triplett are Jacintha’s aunts.
Jacintha Darlene Gardner’s Net Worth
Jacintha Darlene Gardner is famous for the fame of her father. Their net worth is significant because of Chris’s efforts and business firm. It is expected that around this year, their net worth could reach as high as $70 million.
Jacintha Darlene: Her Father’s Books
Jacintha Darlene is closely associated with her father’s fame. Her father had written in the year 2006, a memoir representing the struggles he had faced being a homeless man. The book was called the Pursuit of Happiness. Later, the same year, a movie was produced and written based entirely on this memoir. It also earned the same title as the book where Will Smith had played the role of Gardner. This book was the only one honored as a best seller in all categories.
Chris Gardner also wrote, “Start Where You Are: Life Lessons in Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.” More than a memoir, this book served as a how-to guide for the people. With his dark history, this book was written by Chris, Jacintha Darlene’s father, focusing more on how people can achieve anything they desire if they work hard enough rather than on what is absent in their lives.
Chris Gardner’s Accomplishments and Awards
Jacintha Darlene’s father, in his life, also received many awards and accomplishments, ultimately turning in her fame. For working with National Fatherhood Initiative with his charity, Chris Gardner received the Father of the Year award in 2002. For his charity work, he also earned the 25th Annual Humanitarian Award and the award “Friends of Africa.”
Gardner’s famous book, ‘The Pursuit of Happiness” had earned the “NAACP Image” award for the Most Outstanding Literary Work for Autobiography/Biography. The movie was later released based on the book and got nominated for some awards. These include the ASCAP Award for the Top Box Office Films.
Above, we have covered everything about the celebrity Jacintha Darlene Gardner. She earned her name more than being a celebrity because of her father, Chris Gardner, a famous businessman and author whose books and work are widely acknowledged even today. His life’s struggles didn’t stop him from becoming a successful celebrity. As a result of his efforts, he is widely known today, and his children are also gaining fame; Jacintha Darlene Gardner is one of them!