Who is American Professional Basketball Player Richard Jefferson Wife? Detailed info on his Ex-Girlfriend & Relationship!

Richard Jefferson is an American professional basketball player. He played basketball for the Utah Jazz. During his college days, he played basketball for Arizona Wildcats.

In the year 2001, he was drafted in the first round with the 13th overall pick. In his first season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team with the New Jersey Nets.

Richard Jefferson with his Wife Blessed with a Son

Richard Jefferson’s wife’s name is Teresa Lourenco. He is a happily married man. His wife is a model. However, there are no details regarding their wedding.

Richard Jefferson with his wife and kid
Caption: Richard Jefferson with his wife and kid (GettyImages)

From their married life, the couple blessed with a son. The family of three is happily living together.

A Brief Career Journey of Jefferson Wife

Richard’s wife became a model in the ’90s. Also, she has won an International Design Award for the “Best New Generation Model.” She said

I don’t know what that means, but I guess she’s a big deal!

Teresa is a Mother of Two Kids from a Past Relationship

Richard Jefferson’s wife gave birth to two delightful young kids but not Richard’s children. She has 2 kids from her previous relationship.

Richard Jefferson's wife Teresa Lourenco
Caption: Richard Jefferson’s wife Teresa Lourenco (Photo: Pinterest)

However, there is no information regarding her past relationship.

Richard Jefferson’s Ex-Girlfriend Jennie Finch

Previously, he has dated his girlfriend Jennie Finch. She is a professional softball player who played for the University of Arizona. The couple met college and garnered international attention.  When she participated in the Olympics. He had a blissful relationship with her in the beginning.

Richard Jefferson's ex-girlfreind Jennie Finch
Caption: Richard Jefferson’s ex-girlfriend Jennie Finch (Photo: Pinterest)

However, he broke up with Jennie when entered the NBA. According to reports, the couple broke up when he traded to New Jersey. While they broke up, Jennie still played in California in college.

Married Life of His Ex-Girlfriend Jennie

His ex-girlfriend Jennie married then-Major League Baseball pitcher Casey Daigle. The couple exchanged the wedding vows on January 15, 2005. Her husband Casey proposed to her on the softball field at the University of Arizona. According to her,

“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.'”

Richard Jefferson's ex-girlfreind Jennie Finch with her husband and kids
Caption: Richard Jefferson’s ex-girlfriend Jennie Finch with her husband and kids (Photo: Pinterest)

From their married life, the couple shared two sons Ace Shane, born on May 4, 2006. The couple welcomed their 2nd son Diesel Dean, born on June 19, 2011. After that, they blessed with a daughter Paisley Faye on January 12, 2013.

Also, she turned down large financial offers to appear in magazines like Playboy. She has the Christian faith saying she wanted to be a role model for young women. She has spoken about her faith, saying:

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

Called Off $2 Million Wedding with his Girlfriend Kesha Nichols

After broke up with Jennie, Richard dated Kesha Nichols. After dating her for a few years, he decided to engage with Kesha. However, he decided not to marry her at the very last minute. Also, he didn’t inform his friends and all his friends showed up for the wedding.

Richard Jefferson's ex-girlfriend Kesha Nichols
Caption: Richard Jefferson’s ex-girlfriend Kesha Nichols (Photo: Pinterest)

He gave a black Amex card to his best friend to use for the night too. At the last minute, he called off $2 million weddings with his fiance Kesha. However, Kesha had informed her guests as soon as the marriage was canceled. His friends were surely mad at him just before 2 hours.

According to the news, 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.”

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