Jeanette Adair Bradshaw: Sum up the Whole Story Behind the Renowned Luminary Morgan Freeman’s First Spouse

Jeanette Adair Bradshaw: A Lucky Charisma of Morgan’s Success


Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, also well-known as the lady luck for Morgan Freeman’s life. Before having a deep relationship with Morgan, Jeanette was unknown to almost everyone. However, once her name linked with Hollywood star Morgan, she became one of the discussion points in the showbiz. This lovely duo turned their beautiful relationship into the next level on October 22, 1967. Though they were known as one of the supporting and lovely couples in the film industry, however, their married life didn’t last forever. 

This couple finally decided to break up their 12 years relationship and moved on to their own life. The reason behind their divorce was still under review. From the various sources, it was rumored that the reason behind their split up was Morgan’s extramarital affairs with the unknown lady. After breaking up the married life with Bradshaw, Morgan re-married with Myrna Colley-Lee. Just like the first marriage, Morgan’s second married life remains for 23 years. Today, all three Jeanette, Morgan and Myrna are spending and searching their happiness in their way.

Memoir Before Split Up With Her Love Life        morgan-freeman-daughter

Born in the late 40s, Jeanette had always played as a supporting role in Morgan’s real life. Jeanette and Morgan met for the first time when she is in her early 20s. Before his stardom in Hollywood, Morgan was still a little popular as the theatre winning hearts by his amazing roles. However, to become a success in his career as a renowned actor, film director, and film narrator, Jeanette always plays a crucial point in his victory ladder. She met Morgan when he was still in his struggling phase. After knowing and dated each other for over 5 years, they finally decided to tie up in the late 60s. However, as we already stated that their relationship didn’t last forever. They came up with the decision of divorce and split up on November 19, 1979. 

Whenever we talk and think about Morgan Freeman, we can see him as one of the best motivating and inspiring people in our life. When knowing and moving deep study in his life journey, we can see his failure but still never give up man. That’s why today just because of his full beliefs and hard work, almost everyone in the whole world knows him. He proved that age is just a number not the element of success. Though he met his career success in his 71s by giving his breakthrough role in the movie name “Who Says I Can’t Ride a Rainbow!” He slowly picked him up in his career. Again he gave his incredible role as Dr. Roy Bingham in his early 80s in the movie name “Another World”

During their married life, they were blessed with four beautiful kids namely Alfonso, Saifoulaye, Deena Adair and Morgana Freeman. However, among these four, Morgana Freeman is the only biological baby of Jeanette and Morgan. 

Blessed With Four Kids- One Biological & Three Adopted!!!freeman-family

As stated earlier, Jeanette and Morgan were blessed with four beautiful children. Though among four, they have only one biological daughter Morgana, they never treated any differences among them. Talking about their blissful children, they welcomed their eldest ones Alfonso Rene Freeman (born on September 13, 1959). The pair were again blessed with the second one, Saifoulaye (born in 1960). But unfortunately, Saifoulaye is the result of Morgan’s lust which was later adopted by Jeanette and welcomed in Freeman’s family. The info that he is now a flight instructor took from the Mogan’s biography source.

In Freeman’s family, the baby girl came up with happiness. Jeanette and Morgan were blessed with a first baby girl (Morgana Freeman) in 1971. Lastly, Deena Adair is the fourth adopted child of Jeanette and Morgan. After giving birth to the baby girls, Samantha decided to raise her children and giving up her career from the film industry without having any regrets. However, Colin, till today focusing his career and busy working as an Actor, Producer, and Director in the film industry. And till today this lovely couple with two kids has been living a happy and spending a beautiful time with each other. 

What is Jeanette Doing Now?

Nobody thought that their 12 years of married life could go to worse. But when Morgan revealed to end their marriage, everyone got shocked. They finally got divorced after spending a decade together. Although they have been part ways, Jeanette neither has re-married nor been dated to anyone. She is still single until today. But Morgan remarried another lady Myrna Colley-Lee in 1986. The two also broke up and ended their relationship on September 15, 2010. The key contributing factor that the former couple decided to keep their relationship as a friend was for their children. Jeanette always prefers to keep her personal life far from the limelight, that’s why there is not much information regarding her.

The Tragic Moments for Freeman’s FamilyMorgan-Freeman-edena-hines

The whole of Freeman’s family had to go through a tragic heartbreak when her lovely granddaughter E’dena Hines left the world on August 16, 2015. E’dena was the lovely baby girl of Deena Adair. Later, she was adopted by her grandfather Morgan and his second spouse Myrna Colley-Lee. The 33 years old E’dena was heartlessly stabbed 25 times to death by her boyfriend Lamar Davenport on a Manhattan sidewalk. Later, Lamar was punished for 20 years of imprisonment for his hilarious crime. The shocking part was that the reason behind his murder was her betray him. He claimed that E’dena had a sexual relationship with his grandfather Morgan. However, E’dena and Morgan both denied the allegations. Once when Hines was alive, she gave one statement that “These stories about me and my grandfather are not only untrue, but they are also hurtful to me and my family.”

For every mother, losing her child is one of the most heartbreaking moments in their life. The same state had to face by Deena Adair. She was so wounded and she also said that ‘We drove to Jamaica, Queens to go look at the house that was my grandparents’ house. Just to reminisce-just to go and walk around and just talk about our experiences.’

This beautiful actress’s death was a huge loss not only for Freeman’s family but also for the film industry too. Just before her death, she finished her shooting for her upcoming movie ‘Landing Up’She told that “My dream has come true and it’s just beginning. Life can make you want to give up or walk away; sometimes it gives you the strength to appreciate when you do get your happy ending.” She always been keen interest in acting and gave her full hard work in her acting career. But the saddest part is she is no more with us. However, she and her incredible works always remain in our hearts.