Serita Jakes

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Birthday
19, 1955
Birthplace
Dallas, TX
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Dallas, TX

About

Nicknamed First Lady Serita Jakes, she is the wife of Pastor TD Jakes of The Potter House. She is also an author, having penned books like The Princess Within and Beside Every Good Man. 

Before Fame

She studied theatre and mass communications. She and TD Jakes were married in 1981. 

Trivia

In 1998, she and her husband founded the Christian preparatory school Clay Academy. She also founded the God's Leading Ladies Life Enrichment program and The Potter's House's Debutante Program. 

Family Life

She and TD Jakes have five children together: two daughters, Sarah and Cora, and three sons, Jermaine, Jamar, and Thomas Jr. 

Associated With

In 2009, she had a small role in the film Not Easily Broken starring Morris Chestnut and Taraji Henson. The film was produced by her husband, based on his book of the same name.