• Born Jessica Gadsden on the 29th of November, 1981
• Three degrees under her belt • BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, MA in Business Administration & Management, and Biology degree
• Self-employed personal trainer & fitness instructor
• Net worth of $1 million
• Married to Charlamagne Tha God since 2014, two daughters together

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthJune 29, 1980
DiedJanuary 28, 814 AD, Aachen, Germany
SpouseLuitgard, Fastrada, Hildegard of the Vinzgau, Desiderata of the Lombards

Who is Jessica Gadsden?

Born Jessica Gadsden on the 29th of November, 1981, she is an American fitness instructor, but who became better known through being married to radio personality Charlamagne Tha God (Lenard McKelvey).

Jessica Gadsden’s Background and Education

Gadsden was born in South Carolina, and attended the same high school as her now husband. She has lived in various places including Hackensack, New Jersey, Teaneck, New Jersey, North Haledon, New Jersey, and Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Gadsden is also a well-educated woman, having three degrees under her belt. She first attended the University of South Caroline in Columbia in 2000 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2004. She later on completed a Master’s Degree in 2007 at Webster University, in Business Administration and Management, General. In 2012, she went back to school and this time took a degree in Biology at Bergen Community College from 2012 to 2013.

What does Jessica Gadsden do?

Gadsden is a well-known self-employed personal trainer and fitness instructor. She specializes in various disciplines and training including fitness, body, and bodyweight training, pilates, bodybuilding, and gymnastics.

Before becoming a self-employed personal trainer, Gadsden also worked in various athletic clubs and gyms including New York Blood Services, East Shore Athletic Club, and Core Fire Pilates. Her expertise as a personal trainer and her previous work experiences all helped establish her career, and also steadily increase her net worth.

Jessica Gadsden’s net worth

Based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $1 million as of early 2018. She was able to acquire the money from her work as a personal coach and fitness instructor, including her time working in various gyms.

Jessica Gadsden’s Family

In terms of her personal life, Gadsden is married to Charlamagne Tha God, who is a radio personality who became famous as the host of the radio show “Breakfast Club.”

Gadsden and Charlamagne have been together since they met in high school, attending the same school. Before tying the knot, Charlamagne admitted in his own radio program that he and Gadsden had cheated on each other multiple times before getting married, but decided to stay together all through the years. It was their eldest daughter who encouraged them to get married, and they finally did it on September 6, 2014.

Gadsden and Charlamagne have two daughters together. Not much information is available about their personal lives, as both of them decided to keep their private affairs exactly that, and away from the public’s eye.

General Info

Full NameCharlamagne Tha God
Net Worth$2 million
Date Of BirthJune 29, 1980
DiedJanuary 28, 814 AD, Aachen, Germany
Height5ft 6in
ProfessionTV Personality, Radio personality, Hood Hard starring Lil Ru, Diamond & Princess, and Mac A Don, Intro, Mirror Dance starring Mr. Taylor, Radio personality, TV Personality
NationalityAmerican, American


SpouseLuitgard, Fastrada, Hildegard of the Vinzgau, Desiderata of the Lombards
ChildrenLouis the Pious, Pepin the Hunchback, Pepin of Italy, Charles the Younger, Rotrude, Drogo of Metz, Theodrada, Bertha, daughter of Charlemagne, Hugh, Ruodhaid, Gisela, Adalhaid, Hiltrude, Adaltrude, Amaudru, Alpaida, Hildegarde, Lothair, Richbod, Abbott of Saint-Riquier, Theodoric, son of Charlemagne
ParentsLarry Thomas McKelvey, Pepin the Short, Bertrada of Laon, Larry Thomas McKelvey
SiblingsCarloman I, Gisela, Abbess of Chelles, Chrothais, Adelais, Bertha, Pepin


MoviesGrow House, Ringside
TV ShowsCharlamagne and Friends, MTV's Hip Hop POV

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The Dr. Oz Show2016TV SeriesHimself - Radio Personality
Guy Code vs. Girl Code2016TV SeriesHimself
Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne2016TV SeriesHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
The Breakfast Club2015TV SeriesHimself - Interviewer
2015 MTV Video Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Share2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Catfish: The TV Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Tiny Tiny Talk Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity P.O.V.2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Knifed Up2014DocumentarySyndicated Radio Show Host
Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHimself
The Independents2014TV SeriesHimself
The Challenge: After Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Bethenny2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Panelist
The Playboy Morning Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest / Himself - Guest
Charlamagne & Friends2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
Guy Court2013TV SeriesHimself
Wild 'n Out: Wildest Moments2013TV MovieHimself
Buckwild: WV to the NYC2013TV SpecialHimself
Week in Jams2012TV SeriesHimself
Hip Hop Homecoming2012TV MovieHimself
State of the Union2012TV SeriesHimself
MTV's Hip Hop POV2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff2009Video documentaryHimself

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Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta2017TV SeriesHimself

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