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Tyrese Gibson got emotional in an Instagram post where he talks about his wife and daughter. Tyrese Gibson’s wife, Samantha Lee Gibson is not a celebrity, and we didn’t know about her until a few months ago. But the couple is making more public appearances together which has made everyone curious to know more about her. Find out everything there is to know about her in Samantha Lee Gibson’s wiki.

She’s a Social Worker

Samantha Lee Gibson, also known as Samantha Schwalenberg, is a native of Georgia, and according to her LinkedIn page, she is a “philanthropy professional.” That’s jargon for a social worker, in case you were wondering. She is currently employed with Project Safe where she does crisis intervention, mans the hotline, shelter operations, case management, and documentation. Project Safe helps women and other victims of domestic violence.

Before Project Safe, she was a social services cases manager for the Department of Family and Community Services. According to reports, she is an independent woman who makes a pretty penny. Her net worth hasn’t been calculated, but it may have got a boost from her husband who has a net worth of $25.0 million.

She Knows about Cocktails

Samantha graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, and was active in extracurricular activities too. She has been associated with many social service institutions from the International Justice Mission and women’s organizations to the National Society of Collegiate Scholar, and sorority events. She also worked as a Disability Resource Center student proctor at the university.

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She went on to acquire her Masters in Social Work from the University of Georgia Graduate School. Between her two degrees, she took the time to add a fun skill to her résumé: Samantha is certified in mixology and bartending from the Professional Bartending School of Atlanta, where she learned “mixology, mixing techniques, beer, vino 101,” and safe serving laws to acquire her ServSafe Certification.

#TheGibsons #MyNewHeartbeat #ShesBoss TMZ actually got it right! This time! Tyrese found his own Amal Clooney because his mysterious new wife has plenty of degrees and money of her own … TMZ has learned. A source close to the couple tells us the missus' name is Samantha Lee — a New Jersey native who got a Master's degree in social work at the University of Georgia. We're told she's put her education to work on serious issues — for many years she's been fighting sex and human trafficking and counseling for inmates. She's also handled cases for the Division of Family and Children Services in GA. She's accomplished and well-paid — we're told Samantha lives comfortably on her own six figure salary – Sources close to the couple — who secretly tied the knot on Valentine's Day — Pre-marital counseling and married by Pastor Creflo Dollar in Atlanta say they met briefly 2 years ago through mutual friends…. Tyrese referred to his new bride Samantha Lee GIbson as his "black queen." Not that it matters, but her heritage is African-American- Ecuadorian, Jamaican… So, a simple "Congratulations" will do……. Sometimes is life you will get exactly what you pray for…..

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They’ve Been Together since 2016

There are no details about when Tyrese and Samantha met or how long they dated before tying the knot. Their first appearance together was at a charity event in Atlanta back in December 2016. While the speculation about Tyrese’s then date increased, we learned that he tied the knot with her in February 2017.

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He made the announcement via Instagram with posts of their wedding. From the looks of it, they spared no expense. The venue was a sight of gold and florals. While Tyrese went with a classic tux, Samantha went the bolder route with a pink halter gown and a sparkly headpiece. Judging from his posts, they honeymooned in the U.A.E. while Tyrese was promoting The Fate of the Furious.

She’s Step-Mom to His Daughter

The singer-actor was previously married to Norma Mitchell, but their two-year marriage ended in a divorce in 2009. They are parents to eight-year-old Shayla Gibson. Norma and Tyrese paint a rosy pair of exes raising their daughter together, but it wasn’t always the case. They had a bitter split and were at odds with each other. But Tyrese credits his faith with being able to make amends with his ex-wife and get along with her.

She has no idea of what's about to happen – Yas island here we come……. VOX Cinemas!!!! #F8 movie premiere…. #UAEHONEYMOONLEVELZ

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Tyrese Gibson is a doting dad, and we guess Shayla is close to Samantha too. Yesterday, he posted a picture on Instagram giving a health update. In it, he’s seen on a hospital bed with Shayla hugging him. “By my side…….. My Amazing wife and Daughter has been by my side every step of the way…. When it comes down to the real stuff no one is ever there but family……” he wrote in the caption.

Gibson underwent surgery for a certain health condition, the details of which are under wraps. He further thanked his fans for their prayers writing, “Father God I thank you for your extended grace and mercy 3 hour surgery I made it through………. I was in the middle of my procedure during the eclipse, I hope one day I figure out exactly what that meant….. I appreciate your prayers and energy, God has a way of sometimes forcing us to slow down…. When I get up? I feel like I’m about to change the world……..” The 38-year-old is currently recuperating from the surgery while we await more details.

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