Maureen Blumhardt is one of the few celebrity models who is talked about for many good reasons. She did what many men and women in her time couldn’t do in choosing interracial marriage.
She is also an inspiration for many women standing up to advocate and look for the right of fellow women. Like Juanita Vanhoy, Maureen is well-known as the wife of NBA legend Charles Barkley.
Caption: Maureen with Charles and Christiana
Maureen Blumhardt: Early Life, Education, and Career
Maureen was born in New York in 1960. Blumhardt holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is white. Her younger-self dreamt of becoming an actor. Though due to certain circumstances, she was not able to follow it. She later ended up venturing into business.
She is now a member of Fresh Women’s Foundation, with the foundation determined to empower women. Maureen has been involving herself in initiatives to improve the lives of underprivileged women through education, training, and engagement.
Maureen is a woman of courage and it is safe to say that she has left no stone unturned having formerly worked as a legal aide as well as a part-time model. She has been seen in advertisements and ramps.
Maureen Blumhardt: Personal Life
Maureen got married to the NBA legend Charles Barkley in 1989. Their relationship for several years was something they both didn’t want to go out in public because of interracial marital issues in the society of then Philadelphia. Maureen met Charles in a restaurant called City Avenue while she was working as a model and a legal aid. The couple had doubts and fears about the relationship if it would really work but here we are years later, and they seem to be happy. They have now been joyfully hitched for more than 25 years.
Caption: Maureen and Charles for their daughter’s wedding
The couple is blessed with a daughter named Christiana Barkley who was born in the same year of their marriage. There have been rumors about a second child but Maureen and Charles haven’t confirmed the reliability of the rumor.
Maureen Blumhardt: Net Worth
Maureen and Charles are believed to have a combined net worth of approximately $40 million, though her salary has not been revealed.
The couple has had their problems with Charles being arrested once, but they have remained united despite these problems. Maureen seems to be a family person and a fun-loving character when you look at her social media pages. She can be found on Twitter with a very little number of followers.