Vincent Jackson Wife, Lindsey VanDeweghe Jackson
Lindsey VanDeweghe is a Colorado native who is widely known as the wife of NFL superstar Vincent Jackson. Jackson, who at his peak was one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, was found dead at the age of 38 on February 15, Monday. The Hillsborough County sheriff’s office stated that his body was discovered at a hotel in Brandon, Florida, and there were no signs of trauma. The cause of the death is being investigated.
Jackson left behind his family, including his wife Lindsey and their children.
How old is Lindsey VanDeweghe?
According to her date of birth, Lindsey VanDeweghe is 35 years old in 2021.
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Lindsey VanDeweghe got married to his star husband Vincent Jackson on July 16, 2011. Jackson proposed to his wife after being inducted into the UNC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011. The three-time Pro Bowler stepped on stage and declared to his then-girlfriend “I love you. I will always love you. I want to start a family with you. I want to spend the rest of my days with you. You are my soulmate. Will you marry me?”
Jackson and his wife lived in a $3.5 million mansion located in the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, according to Journalist.
The pair had been married for ten years.
Lindsey VanDeweghe Kids
The couple had three children together: Carter, Amaya and Dominick, as reported by Greeley Tribune.
He tried to keep the media away from his family. However, there were quite a few occasions on social media when he would give his followers a glimpse of his children. He shared a picture on Father’s Day with a caption that read, “It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father.” — Barack ObamaHappy Father’s Day to my Dad and all the great Dads out there!”
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The pair kept their personal life away from the media as much as possible. Jackson never mentioned his family, especially his wife, in his Instagram posts.
Lindsey VanDeweghe Parents
“We are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Vincent Jackson’s sudden passing,” the Chargers, now based in Los Angeles, said in a statement. “Vincent was a fan favorite not only for his Pro Bowl play on the field, but for the impact, he made on the community off of it. The work he has done on behalf of military families through his foundation in the years since his retirement has been an inspiration to all of us. We simply cannot believe he’s gone, and our hearts go out to his wife, Lindsey, their children his parents, former teammates and everyone whose lives were touched by having known Vincent.”
Vincent Jackson Death
According to the hotel staff, Jackson, who lived locally, had checked into the hotel on February 11. His family had reported him missing the day before but police found him safe at the hotel on Friday, February 12, and the case was closed after they had checked on his well-being.
On January 24, Jackson shared a meme and wrote, “#awesome win by @buccaneers! 🎉 Aaron Rodgers look at the Packers coaches in the locker room post game. 😲 #letsgo.”
Vincent Jackson Cause of Death
Three weeks later, on February 15, Jackson was found at approximately 11:30 a.m. local time by a hotel housekeeper. The HSCP statement noted, “There are no apparent signs of trauma. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death, as well as officially identify Jackson’s remains based on dental or DNA records. HCSO has notified Jackson’s next of kin of his passing.”
The news of his death was confirmed by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. “My heart aches for the many loved ones Vincent Jackson leaves behind, from his wife and children to the Buccaneers nation that adored him,” said sheriff Chad Chronister.
Mr. Jackson was a devoted man who put his family and community above everything else.”
Jackson’s death remains under investigation. Also, Jackson’s sudden death at age 38 appeared to be a complete surprise to most of the sports world, and Twitter erupted with heartfelt tributes from his friends, fans, and former teammates on Monday.
What was Vincent Jackson’s net worth?
Jackson probably had made millions of dollars throughout his career. The American professional football player has a massive net worth of $50 million in 2021.