Quick Facts of Patricia Annette Southall
- Full NamePatricia Annette Southall
- Net Worth$500 thousand
- Date of Birth1970 /12 /17
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceVirginia, US
- ProfessionSocial activist, former beauty pageant
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseEmmitt Smith, Martin Lawrence (m. 1995–1997)
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
American founder and spokesperson of Treasure You, Patricia Southall, is Miss USA 1994 pageant. She rose to stardom as a ex-wife of comedian Martin Lawrence. Moreover, she launched a Second Chances Community, where she hosts and shares a second chance story to provide second chances opportunities for others.
Not just that, Southall serves in various philanthropic works with the help of another non-commercial firm, Pat & Emmit Smith Charities. Currently, she is the founder of the company, along with her husband, Emmit Smith.
Early Life of Patricia
Patricia Southall was born on December 17, 1970, in the United States of America. Southall holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is a daughter of Mildred Southall and father Henry Southall. She enrolled at James Madison University after completing her high school from a nearby school.
Following her graduation, she took part in Miss Virginia USA crown in late 1993 and won the pageant. In the same way, she placed first runner-up to Lu Parker of South Carolina, representing Virginia in the Miss USA 1994 pageant.
Marital Relationship with Emmitt Smith
Patricia met her now-husband, Emmitt Smith back in 1998. Soon after knowing each other for quite some time, the couple began dating. Their bond started growing with the passing days, and they finally decided to exchange their vows. They married on April 22, 2000, after dating for almost two years. The couple exchanged their vows in front of their family and friends.
Talking about Pat’s husband, he is an American former professional football player who was a running back for fifteen seasons in the NFL. For now, the lovely couple has been married for two decades, and there are no signs of their separation. Within the 20 years of marital relationship, the couple welcomed three children.
Mother of Three Children
As said above, Pat and Emmitt share three children from their relationship. The two welcomed their firstborn, a son Emmitt James Smith IV, on May 15, 2000. He is 18 years old and a high school graduate. Also, Emmitt Jr is actively playing football for Stanford.
Similarly, the duo were blessed with their second child, Skylar Smith, on 15 October 2003. She is now 13 years old and also enjoying her college days. Lastly, the lovely duo became a father for the third time after, Patricia gave birth to their youngest son Elijah Alexander James Smith on 22nd September 2010.
Additionally, both Pat and Emmit shares child from their previous relationship and are now parents of five kids. Despite their hectic schedule, the couple has managed to take care of their kids, and they are often seen hanging out together.
Ex-husband- Martin Lawrence
Southall was previously married to American Comedian-actor, Martin Lawrence. The former couple tied the knot in an intimate ceromany hall back in 1992. The couple met in the summer of 1992 when Martin appeared in Richmond at a Def Comedy Jam Concert, and Pat used to work in Governor L.Douglas Wilder’s media office.
The couple had a love at first sight since they started dating within their first met. But, unfortunately, the couple only enjoyed two years of nuptial relationship, however, they were together for five years. Even though their relationship was short term, they share a child.
Their daughter Jasmine Page was born on 15th January 1996. She is currently 24 years and completed her college years. Currently, Pat is enjoying a blissful married life with her husband, whereas Martin is again divorced with his wife Shamicka Gibbs, whom he married in 2010.
Enjoys a Great Fortune
Patricia Southall has a net worth of $500 thousand in total, which she accumulated throughout her works. She is also a founder of many non-profit making organizations by which she supports several needy people. Apart, she is also the beauty queen and the winner of 1993, Miss Virginia USA. On the other hand, her husband Emmitt has a net worth of $18 million, which he earned from his career as a footballer.
Previously, he played for professional team Dallas Cowboys, as a football running back. He used to earn $5 million as annual remuneration. Also, he used to receive $5 million to $7 million annually as a player for Arizona. Orleans Darkwa, Jabaal Sheard, Howie Long, and James Conner are also renowed footballers. Apart, her ex-husband is one of the wealthiest stand-up comedian and actor. As of 2020, he has a net worth of $110 million.