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Full NameJaid Reid
First NameJaid
Last NameReid
ProfessionHousewife
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBiracial
Birth CityCape Town
Birth CountrySouth Africa
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopePisces
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseEric Reid
No Of Children1
SibilingsOne Sister
EducationLouisiana State University - BS in Nutrition and Food Science 2013 Graduate
Height176.784 cm
Weight60 kg
Insta Profile
Date of BirthMarch 4
Married DateJuly 19,2014

Jaid Reid is best known as the mother to two daughters of the NFL safety Eric Reid, one of which is her own. The extremely private and down-to-earth housewife is interested in art and is a dedicated person, not only to her husband and children but also to the community and has participated in various community activities.

Jaid Reid's Biography

Jaid Reid was born during the Apartheid in Cape Town, South Africa on March 4 to parents of different nationalities, a Chicago born father and a South African mother. She is of Biracial ethnicity but has an American Nationality since she lives with her husband, the NFL star Eric Reid in North Carolina. 

Jaid's age is non-deterministic since she has not revealed her birth year yet. She stands at a height of 176.784 cm (5.8 ft) tall while her Body measurements are unknown.

Jaid Reid's Early Life

Mrs. Reid was born in South Africa due to the political system and moved often when she was young; from Portugal then Chicago where her father left her as a child. She says she does not have much of a relationship with him.

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She has a sister who was raised with by only their mother afterwards when they settled in New Orleans, Louisiana. But they moved to Dallas,Texas after the Hurricane Katrina in 2005 which didn't comparatively affect them with minor water damage. Her sister back in New Orleans while her mother is back to South Africa with her new husband.

Jaid Reid's Education and Experience

Jaid Reid studied Nutrition and Food Science in Louisiana State University(LSU) and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Science degree. She is a first generation college graduate since neither of her parents or grandparents attended college.

She has experience in the corporate world but her career goal is to get involved in a creative atmosphere and so took art classes in Cal State Berkeley.

She admits she is passionate about helping the less fortunate, stating :

"I'm passionate about serving God by helping those in need. Eric and I are on a mission to do something bigger than ourselves. We are not only involved with the 49ers community events, but with personal ventures like the Baton Rouge Dreamcenter. Eric and I have teamed up with Healing Place Church to renovate the Dreamcenter, a facility that will help people for years to come."

 

Jaid Reid's Personal Life

Jaid is a very private person and not a big fan of the spotlight. She prioritizes supporting her husband Eric Reid and their two children, while also saying "NFL wife" alone does not define her. 

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Eric, who has a First-Team All-American honors, plays American Football as Safety for the North Carolina team Carolina Panthers in the NFL that he joined on September 27, 2018 after leaving his long serving team San Fransisco 49ers.

Eric and Jaid Reid a week after their marriage

Source: Instagram

The couple fell in love at a mutual friend's birthday party while they were studying at LSU with Eric playing for the LSU Tigers. The pair eventually tied the knot on July 19, 2014 soon after they moved to Carolina when Eric was selected for NFL draft by the 49ers. Eric never misses expressing his gratitude to Jaid every so often and Jaid is very proud of the man and husband that he is.

Eric Reid expressing his gratitude for Jaid Reid on Mother's day, 2017

The incredibly sweet mother has taken two kids under her care, a 10-year old step-daughter Leilani Reid from Eric's previous relationship and a daughter Knysna Reid born on August 13, 2016 that she had with Eric. She loves taking care of her family and always being there for them to better their life.

Jaid Reid's Net Worth

Jaid is a homemaker with not much source of her income since she enjoys doing community service that she has done with her husband as well. Her personal net worth is under wraps.

Being a quintessential housewife, she shares home with her husband in North Carolina after Eric sold his lavish Hayward Hills, California home for $1.81 million in October, 2018. Eric earned US$5.68M in 2017 and has a cap hit of US$4.41M in 2019 as of yet. Hence, in retrospect, Eric earns for the whole familly playing American Football.

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As mentioned earlier, they likely invest their income in giving back to the community having previously worked with the DreamCenter in Baten Rouge, LA in 2015. The husband was involved in various fund-raising campaigns for the organization Ubuntu in South Africa from February 2018, possibly to honor his wife's country as well.

Jaid Reid Trivia

Jaid Reid insists that she doesn't want people to know every detail of her personal life. However, she has expressed out some trivial facts.

She often visits Cape Town, which is her favorite place and listens to Adele, Frank Ocean (Channel Orange). As already mentioned, she loves art as she paints a lot and also went to Berkeley to do ceramics.

Her first car was a white 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport, her mother's old car, and she has a fond memory of her 4th birthday party at her grandparents' home in Cape Town. She was also a part of event planning for a well-known chef back in San Francisco.

Jaid Reid in Social Media

The private NFL wife claims she is not a part of almost all the social media platforms without a Facebook or a Twitter account because she struggles with social media in general. She feels like it is changing the world but not entirely for the better.

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She does have an Instagram account however, under the name Jaid Reid (@jaidreid), but has only just started using it with very little activity. She also has a private account as @jaidybaby which Eric used to often mention on Instagram until a little over two years ago, suggesting it may be inactive as of now.

Updated On Tue Jul 16 2019 Published On Tue Jul 16 2019 By Sea

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