Doctor Jackie Walters has amazed many with her strong personality. Despite the fact that she faced many painful experiences that life could offer from heartbreaks to beating cancer twice, she never let her faith die. She set a journey to inspire people in healthy living and awareness of heart diseases among women.
After her graduation, she started a private practice, where she became affiliated with Northside Hospital in Atlanta. Jackie remained in private practice for 18 years and maintained high-profile client that includes the Braxton’s rapper T.I., and American singer Usher. Adding to that, she also incorporated the women’s wellness program, Fit Is the New It. She also founded 50 Shades of Pink Foundation, an organization established in 2013 to treat the inner and outer beauty of survivors.
Spreading her interests in a wide range, Jackie also made an appearance on the show, Married To Medicine. The show gave her immense recognition and a huge fanbase.
Jackie Walters Biography, Birthday, & Age
Jackie Walters' biography reveals that she was born in 1958. She blows out her birthday candles every 27 July. She grew up in Port Gibson, Mississippi, United States. At the age of 60, she holds American nationality, belonging to Afro-American ethnicity.
While it comes about her education, Jackie graduated from the University of Mississippi and Alcorn State University with her medical degree. She also completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Medical Center of Central Georgia and Mercer University.
Married, Husband & Divorce
Jackie Walters married her husband, Curtis Berry at the age of 38. Curtis is a retired professional basketball player who stands at the height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.07 meters). A year after getting married, Jackie got pregnant. Little did she know that her happiness would soon crumble.
She soon found out that she had breast cancer, which evidently led to a miscarriage. The doctors told her that she would never get pregnant. She went through the pain of not being able to have a kid alongside her battle against breast cancer. And throughout the tough time, Jackie's husband was there for her.
Jackie Walters attends Married to Medicine reunion part 2 with her husband Curtis Berry on 7 January 2019 (Photo: Jackie Walters's Instagram)
However, her married life was not what others thought of it. Jackie found out that he had been cheating on her from a blog. Surprisingly, she did not break down and handled the situation calmly. Three days after knowing the truth, Jackie filed for divorce but did not rush with the divorce. After all, he was someone, whom she loved with all her heart and he was always by her side when she was fighting against her cancer.
Jackie decided to give her husband another chance for the sake of their married life. It might have been tough to maintain their relationship after that, but Jackie and her husband were not ready to give up.
Carrying a heart of gold, Jackie even accepted her husband’s daughter, Kursten Berry. She loves Kursten as her own daughter and often flaunts her on her social media sites.