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Serita Jakes is a world renowned actress. She is known best for her roles in Dr. Phil in 2002, Not Easily Broken in 2009 and Praise the Lord in 1973.  

Serita Jakes’s husband

Serita Jakes is happily married to her husband Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. who is known as T.D. Jakes. Her husband is a pastor, author and filmmaker. They tied their knot in marriage on May 29, 1982. They have been happily married for 37 years in 2019. On their 37th anniversary on May 29, and she posted a picture with her husband in Instagram with a caption, 

“Babe, You are my armor, my baker, and my one true love. Every love story is special, unique and beautiful – but ours is mu favorite. I love liftin’ it with you, but forever isn’t long enough. Happy Anniversary. #ItsOurAnniversary #Love #Marriage #Home #Blessed”

They are blessed with five beautiful children. They have two daughters, Sarah and Cora and three sons, Jermaine, Jamar and Thomas Jr. Jamar and Jermaine are twins. 

Only after six months of marriage, Serita Jakes and her husband Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr were in a horrific car accident in 1982. Serita Jakes had severe leg and foot injury in the accident and the doctors even had doubts about whether she will be able to walk again or not. In that difficult time, her husband did not leave her side for once and did everything to make her recover from her injury. Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr said, 

“I prayed for her, I took care of her, I cooked for her, I washed her hair, I taught her how to walk – literally. I stood in front of her and said, ‘You can do this’, and taught her to walk again. It brought is together. We have an unexplainable connection… I guess, at the core, we’re friends.” 

But soon after her recovery, her husband had to go through back surgery in 2008 and at the same time they had to bear the loss of their spiritual daughter, Paula White. They had to struggle with their illness and surgery at the same time but they managed to overcome it and are living a healthy life now. 

Serita Jakes also said that she was ashamed of her body weight in an interview and has gone through weight loss and is more health conscious now. 

Serita Jakes’s net worth

The net worth of Serita Jakes along with her husband is estimated to be 18 million dollars. She is living a luxurious life with her family. She loves to go on vacation with her family. She posted a picture of her with her children and grandchildren in Instagram with a caption, 

“I love being a mother and I cherish being a grandmother. I thank God everyday for the little miracles…”

Serita Jakes’s wiki

Serita Jakes was born on August 19, 1955 in Dallas, Texas and her current age is 63 years old. 

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Updated On Mon Sep 02 2019 Published On Wed Aug 07 2019 By paper-boat

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