Porschla Coleman (born August 14, 1985) is an American philanthropist, former model, and fashion designer best known as the spouse of former professional American basketball player turn coach for the Dallas Mavericks, Jason Kidd. The couple has a love story dating back to 2008 when Kidd played basketball in the point guard position for the Dallas Mavericks.
Though Porschla became more famous and popular after her marital union in the year 2011, her life prior to her marriage to the former basketball player is nothing short of amazing. Before her marriage, Porschla rose to prominence as one of the finalists in the TV show Search for Stars. Since then, she established herself as a model, actress, and TV presenter in the entertainment industry.
Porschla has been featured in the reality tv show Khloe and Lamar as Porschla Coleman Kidd, as well as The Morning Blend. The former model is currently known for her philanthropic activities as the executive director of the Jason Kidd Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting youth education. Here is all you need to know about Jason Kidd’s wife.
Profile summary of Porschla Coleman
- Full Name: Porschla Coleman Kidd
- Date of Birth: August 14, 1985
- Place of Birth: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America.
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Profession: Former Model and Philanthropist
- Net Worth: $5 million
- Height: 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm/1.6m)
- Weight: 50kg
- Marital Status: Married
- Porschla Coleman’s Husband: Jason Kidd
- Porschla Coleman’s sibling: a sister
- Porschla Coleman’s children: Chance Kidd, Cooper Anne Kidd, Noah Grace Kidd
- Twitter: @PorschlaKidd
Porschla Coleman was Born on August 14, 1985
Porschla Coleman was born under the cancer birth sign on August 14, 1985, in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America. On the other hand, her husband Jason Kidd was born on March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, United States of America, making him 12 years older than his wife.
Porschla holds American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Much is not known about her parents. However, few online publications have identified her mother as Betty Jean Coleman, while the identity of her father remains a mystery to the public. According to reports, her mother was a housewife while her father was a businessman.
Due to the fact that most information about her family is shrouded in mystery, it remains unclear how many siblings the former model has. However, she is reported to have grown up alongside her sister, whose identity remains a mystery. Moreover, there is no information regarding her educational background. While few online publications reported that she studied at Millikan Middle School and at Hollywood High School, this is not true as she is being mistaken for another who shares a similar name to hers.
— Porschla Kidd (@PorschlaKidd) June 4, 2015
The Former Model Owns a Clothing and Apparel Line called Chance Kidd
Porschla Coleman is a multi-talented woman who has found fame not only through her marriage but also through her exemplary career that cuts across the entertainment industry, as well as her philanthropy. At a very young age, Porschla developed an interest in modeling, and with a desire to satisfy her passion, she left her hometown and relocated to New York City at the age of 17. She was subsequently discovered by a modeling agent from an agency called Front management.
The modeling agency provided enthusiastic Porschla a chance to satisfy her passion and achieve her modeling dream. She was given several opportunities to model for some big-name fashion brands like Danskin, Rocawear, and Frederick’s of Hollywood, among others. Porschla was also opportune to pose for several famous photographers.
Over the course of her modeling career, she was featured on Popular Tv Shows and was a finalist on the famous TV program ‘’Star Search’’ in 2003. She also appeared on the reality tv show Khloe & Lamar and The Morning Blend. Despite having a successful modeling career, Porschla decided to quit modeling to focus on her family and philanthropic activities at Jason Kidd Foundation.
Porschla is the founder of a clothing company named after her first son, Chance Kidd. The clothing company that designs wear for children was an inspiration by the constant need to shop for her children, who were growing up very fast. According to Porschla, her clothing line provides convenient, simple, and comfortable wear for young boys who like to jump around and faces difficulty in dressing appropriately.
— Porschla Kidd (@PorschlaKidd) July 4, 2015
Porschla Coleman is the Executive Director of the Jason Kidd Foundation
After retiring from modeling, Porschla Coleman devoted her time and resources to philanthropic activities. She is currently working as an executive director of a non-profit organization called the Jason Kidd Foundation. The foundation was founded by her husband, Jason Kidd, in 1996 to provide better education for the underprivileged. It also ensures students of all ages have access to the tools required to succeed in life.
Besides serving as Jason Kidd Foundation’s executive director, she also works at a voluntary organization known as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), a non-profit organization that is committed to fighting against blood cancer. Porschla’s philanthropic activities and dedication have earned her recognition and respect amongst several non-profit organizations.
The former model was nominated alongside her husband for the annual fundraising event of the ‘Man & Woman of the Year campaign. The campaign is a ten-week community-based competition where the nominees raise funds to honor children who survived blood cancer. At the end of the campaign nominees with the most donations are named ‘Man and Woman of the Year. Similarly, Porschla utilizes her social media presence to raise funds for cancer research.
Porschla Coleman Married Jason Kidd in 2011
Porschla Coleman met her husband, Jason Kidd, back in 2008 at a party. According to reports, they were introduced to each other by a mutual friend. Despite the 12 years of age difference between the two, they felt an instant connection. At the time they met, Jason Kidd was playing basketball as a point guard for the Dallas Mavericks for the National Basketball Association while Porschla was pursuing a career as a model.
The pair started dating the same year they met, and after several years of romantic escapades, they got engaged to each other. After a 3-year-long engagement, Porschla and Jason finally got hitched in a private ceremony witnessed by family and close friends of the couple on September 10, 2011. It’s been over a decade since the couple exchanged marriage vows, and ever since then, they have maintained a private marital relationship free of scandal.
Porschla Coleman is a Mother to Three Children and a Step-mother to Jason Kidd’s Three Children
HAPPY Easter from the Kidd's🌷🌷🐇 pic.twitter.com/7Orbh4mT1j
— Porschla Kidd (@PorschlaKidd) April 5, 2015
The former model turn philanthropist is a mother to three beautiful children – Chance Kidd, Noah Grace Kidd, and Copper Anne Kidd. She is also a step-mother to Jason Kidd’s children – Trey Kidd, Miah Kidd, and Jazelle Kidd, from his previous marriage to Joumana, an actress and journalist well-known for her roles in Xtreme Sports Mashups, Vamp U, and Wow.
Prior to Porschla and Jason exchanging vows, the couple had earlier welcomed their first child together, a son named Chance Kidd, birthed on January 24, 2010. Two years after the couple got married, they welcomed their second child together, a girl named Noah Grace Kidd, birthed in the year 2012. Noah Grace’s date of birth remains a mystery to the media and the public.
The Kidd family grew bigger as a new addition, a baby girl named Copper Anne Kidd, was welcomed on November 19, 2017. Jason Kidd, who was a coach with the Milwaukee Bucks at the time of the birth of their youngest child, had to miss a game against Washington Wizards in order to be with his wife after delivery.
Porschla and Jason Kidd currently reside in Beverly Hills, California, with their six children.
— Porschla Kidd (@PorschlaKidd) December 24, 2013
What is Porschla Coleman’s Net Worth?
Porschla Coleman is undoubtedly a talented and industrious woman. She has amassed a decent income through her successful career as a model and fashion designer. The former model has reportedly accumulated a net worth of around $5 million.
Moreover, she enjoys a glamorous and luxurious life as the wife of a former NBA player turn coach. Her husband has an estimated net worth of $85 million, which he made from his playing career as well as his coaching career. The NBA basketball coach also earns from his endorsement deals with brands like Gatorade, PEAK, American Express, and Nike.