Emily Threlkeld: Bio, Career, Husband, Wedding, Net Worth

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Emily Threlkeld: Bio, Career, Husband, Wedding, Net Worth
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Emily Threlkeld is an American stylist and a businesswoman who is more notable as the wife of Harold Ford Jr. He is a former U.S. Congressman and also an American financial managing director, pundit, and author.

Despite being in the glamor industry, Emily came to the limelight only after her wedding to the former politician. The couple is now married for more than a decade regardless of the controversies surrounding their relationship. Also, the husband and wife have become the parents to two children in their beautiful courtship.

Since Emily Threlkeld loves to keep herself away from the eagle eye of the media, her personal & professional life, is no more than a  mystery. However, we will try to dig into all the information about her in the piece below. Read till the end to find out all the detailed facts about Mr. Ford’s first wife, Emily Threlkeld.

Emily Threlkeld Wiki: Her Nationality and Education

Harold Threlkeld’s spouse Emily was born on 2nd January 1981. She opened her eyes in Naples, Florida, however, according to some sources she was born in New York. Furthermore, Emily belongs to a Caucasian ethnic background and holds American nationality.

As a child, Emily always wanted to pursue a career in fashion design. Regardless, she graduated from the University of Miami in 2003 with a degree in business and marketing. Later, she shifted to Manhattan and started her career there.

How Old Is Emily?

Born in the year 1981, she is 41 years old as of 2022.

Parents: Who Is the Biological Father of Emily Threlkeld?

Her biological father is Tom Therkeld and her mother is Deborah Beard. Regardless, her parents decided to part ways when she was only two years old.

Eventually, her mother went on to marry her second husband Vin De Pasquale but unfortunately, their marriage didn’t succeed. After a brief relationship with her second spouse, Emily’s mom again walked down the aisle with her third husband Anson Beard Jr.

Since there are no reports of how her mother and current father are doing, we cannot assume anything about them at present. Even though her mom’s relationship status is complicated, Emily herself has a good bond with her.

Who Is Emily Threlkeld’s Husband? All About Her Wedding

Mrs. Threlkeld tied the knot with her spouse Harold Ford Jr. after dating him for some years before the marriage. He is a former U.S. Congressman who served as a member of the Democratic Party from Tennessee’s 9th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. In addition, Mr. Ford is also an American financial managing director, pundit, and author.

Emily Threlkeld's husband with his children
Emily Threlkeld’s husband and their children
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The couple exchanged vows on April 26, 2008, at Miami’s Trinity Cathedral Episcopal Church. They celebrated their nuptials at a grand party with a number of guests. However, there were controversies regarding their marriage as many people thought it was a politician’s planned public stunt to marry a white woman, him being an African-American.

Having said that, the decades-long marriage of the two has proved everyone wrong and they really are into each other. The husband and wife are enjoying their marital life to the fullest and have developed an inseparable bond.

Emily Met Her Spouse Ford Jr. At a Wedding

Where many of you know about the nuptials of Threlkeld and her partner Ford but how many of you know about their first meeting? Well, the duo first met in New Orleans in 2004, four years before their nuptials, when they were attending a wedding of a common friend.

The couple felt a spark at their very first meeting and started dating. When the news of the then-girlfriend-boyfriend affair spread, it raised many eyebrows. It was because he was said to have had many casual affairs and sexual relationships with multiple women before being romantically involved with Emily.

While the public reviewed their love as just another fling of Mr. Ford, it turned out to be a serious relationship. In due course, the couple made their partnership official and are now a happy wedded pair.

Threlkeld And Her Husband Shares Two Children

The lovebirds are not only life partners but are also blessed parents of two kids. Emily and her husband welcomed their first bundle of joy, a daughter on December 24, 2013. She was named after Ford’s great-grandmother Georgia and Threlkeld’s mother’s maiden name which made her name “Georgia Walker Ford.”

Emily Threlkeld Welcomed Two Kids With Her Boyfriend-Turned-Husband
Emily Threlkeld with her husband Harold Ford Jr., daughter Georgia Walker Ford, and son Harold Eugene Ford III celebrating her birthday
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On the other hand, the mom and dad gave birth to their son on May 2015 and named him Harold Eugene Ford III. Looks like this name has a lot to do with the Ford family as they are not giving up on this name yet. He is currently 7 years old and living a lavish life with his parents and his sister.

Career Highlights: Emily Threlkeld is a Stylist

As we mentioned earlier, Emily always wanted to be a fashion designer as a child, and despite choosing to graduate in another subject, she finally pursued her dream career. According to Emily’s bio on her social media handles, she is a design consultant as well as a co-founder at BASTA SURF.

Emily Threlkeld attending a party
Emily Threlkeld attending a party
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Prior to this, she also worked for designer Nina Rica and was an assistant to Mario Grauso. At the beginning of her career, Mrs. Ford tried it all to establish herself for where she is today and make a name. However, he got media fame only after tying the knot with her husband Harold Ford Jr.

Emily’s Social Media Platforms

Unlike other celebrity wives, Emily Threlkeld lives a low-key life away from public attention. She isn’t active on many social platforms, therefore, there is no information about her using Instagram and Facebook. Nevertheless, she is sometimes active on Twitter. Her account goes by the name Emily Frances Ford with only 465 followers in it.

Similarly, her husband is also mostly active on Twitter with 38.1K followers. He has an account under the name Harold Ford Jr. where he uploads about his sweetheart Emily Threlkeld and their children.

What Is The Net Worth of Emily Threlkeld?

Being a businesswoman and always so passionate about her career, the mother of three has amassed a good amount throughout her profession. Even though she hasn’t revealed the exact amount of total fortune she has, Emily reportedly has a net worth between $2 million to $3 million.

On the other hand, her long-time spouse is also a millionaire with total assets of $3 million. They also have millions worth of grand properties across the United States. The family of four is currently living a luxurious life in Memphis, Tennessee.