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Linda Lee Cadwell – Bruce Lee’s Widow Net Worth, Biography

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• Linda Emery was born in 1945 in Everett, Washington State, USA.
• She is a martial artist, writer and teacher, and is best known for being the widow of martial arts legend Bruce Lee.
• As of early-2020, Linda Lee Cadwell’s net worth is estimated to be over $10 million.
• She gained royalties from Bruce Lee’s posthumous releases, and also inherited much of his wealth.
• She focused on teaching the martial art Wing Chun, which her husband Bruce Lee later developed into the hybrid martial art Jeet Kune Do.

Who is Linda Lee Cadwell?

Linda Emery was born on 21 March 1945, in Everett, Washington State, USA. She is a martial artist, writer and teacher, but perhaps still best known for being the widow of martial arts legend Bruce Lee. Her life was struck with tragedy following the sudden death of his husband. Decades later, the sudden death of their child also came as a shock.

The Riches of Linda Lee Cadwell

As of early-2020, Linda Lee Cadwell’s net worth is estimated to be over $10 million, earned through success in numerous fronts. She gained royalties from Bruce Lee’s posthumous releases, and also inherited much of his wealth. She’s also written books, and had a martial arts school.

Life and Career

Linda is of English, Irish, and Swedish ancestry. She grew up in Everett, and developed an interest in martial arts during high school where she saw Bruce Lee give a demonstration of kung fu. At the time, he was a student in university, and she wanted to learn more about the craft. She enrolled at the University of Washington, and became his student.

This eventually blossomed into something more, as the two began a romance and wed in 1964 with Linda discontinuing her college education despite being just a few units short of graduating.

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She focused on starting a family with the martial artist, and they had two children. She also focused on learning and then teaching the martial art Wing Chun, alongside her husband. The martial art focuses on strong legs and fast arm movements for defense, and in legend was said to have been created by a female monk. This martial art would later become the springboard for Bruce Lee’s creation, Jeet Kune Do.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do was a hybrid of various martial arts he had learned, combining multiple elements of martial arts from various parts of the world, which also had a philosophical aspect to it – Jeet Kune Do is said to be the predecessor of modern mixed martial arts.

During the 20th century, Bruce rose to fame thanks to his physical abilities, and became one of the most influential martial artists of his time. He appeared in numerous films, finding success in both Hong Kong and Hollywood. Some of his projects include “Way of the Dragon”, “Enter the Dragon”, and “The Game of Death”.

His depiction and the popularity of his films, as well as his art, helped pave the way for Asians within Hollywood, and helped spark the Western world’s interest in Eastern martial arts. He helped move Asian Americans from typically being depicted as emasculated in Hollywood films, to stronger persons. However, he passed away at the age of 32 due to an allergic reaction to a painkiller called Equagesic.

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Before his death, he had been suffering from multiple issues including consistent headaches which was affecting his work. The painkiller was said to have reacted with numerous drugs he was already taking, leading to a reaction with fatal consequences.

Life after Bruce Lee – Second Tragedy

Following his death, Linda continued promoting Jeet Kune Do, and teaching martial arts with her family. She raised her two children to become martial artists, and later wrote the book “Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew”. Later on, a film was created called “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” which is heavily inspired by her book. Her son Brandon would follow the footsteps of his father, and become a Hollywood star as well.

He was even set to depict the Marvel character Shang-Chi, after multiple meetings with Marvel and its founder Stan Lee, but the project never went into fruition. Brandon had worked on numerous television shows and films during his career. However, tragedy struck when he was filming a scene in the film called “The Crow” – his character was supposed to be killed by thugs in the film, and the crew was testing a prop gun, which was an unloaded gun filled with blanks for effect. However, they unintentionally left behind the primer, which was enough to launch a projectile at him during the shoot. He was hit in the abdomen, and after attempts at surgery were unsuccessful, he passed away.

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Other Relationships and Passing the Legacy

In the mid-1980s, Linda began a relationship with Tom Bleecker and the two wed in 1988, but the marriage lasted for only two years. A year later, she met stockbroker Bruce Cadwell and the two married. They now reside in a Rancho Mirage, California, living life quietly away from the spotlight.

Her promotion and work for Jeet Kune Do was passed on to her daughter, Shannon Lee. She is also a martial artist who studied her father’s martial arts during her youth.

Later on, she began an acting career which saw her appear in films such as “High Voltage”, “Enter the Eagles” and “Ragon: the Bruce Lee Story”. She also worked with Sammo Hung in “Martial Law”, and the film “Epoch”. Later on, she helped create and manage the Bruce Lee Foundation, which aims to commemorate while continuing the work her father started.

During the latter part of her career, she began focusing more on behind the scenes work in the entertainment industry, becoming a producer for several documentaries and films based on his father’s work. In 2015, she began working on the show called “Warrior” which was an idea her father had, and the show went to air in 2019 on Cinemax.

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Jeet Kune Do

Bruce Lee created Jeet Kune Do after realizing during his fights that Wing Chun wasn’t good enough for him to be able to sustain in fights. The martial art still relied heavily on the base concepts of Wing Chun, but incorporated other fighting styles to help optimize each aspect of the art. Bruce Lee emphasized practice and repetition to improve skill, removing what was unessential, and adding only what was necessary to improve. He was also keen towards improving the body through proper diet and training, as the body would not be able to function optimally without proper fuel.

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The Untold Truth Of Tony Gonzalez’s Wife – October Gonzalez

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Who is October Gonzalez?

Tony Gonzalez is a big name in American Football, as he has a number of records to his name, and has achieved so much in professional football. However, here are some facts about his wife, October Gonzalez. She is an actress and television personality who is not only known as Tony’s wife, but also as guest-hostess of the show “Rachel Ray” (2014-2016) and for her appearance in the show “Beat Shazam” (2017), among other accomplishments.

The Untold Truth of October Gonzalez

October was born as October Calinda Vegas-Russell on the 10th October 1980, in Los Angeles, California USA; she is the daughter of Pat Vegas, while her mother’s name is not known to the media.

She has three sisters and a brother; one sister’s name is Sarah, and her brother is PJ Vegas. Her father Pat is a legendary musician, and a member of the band Redbone, known for hit singles “Come and Get Your Love”, “Wovoka”, “Suzie Girl”, “We Were All Wounded At Wounded Knee”, “The Witch Queen of New Orleans”, and others. Influenced by her father’s success, October became interested music at an early age and in school was a member of the singing group, Elementary Ensemble. However, October’s parents developed a drug addiction, and she and her siblings were forced to move to Florida where they lived with their uncle and aunt.

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She went to West Brook Senior High School, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Texas, Austin.

How October and Tony Met?

Following her graduation, October obtained a license in bartending and cosmetology, and began working at a bar in Newport Beach, California. It was during her bartending days that she met Tony. The bar was owned by former basketball star Dennis Rodman, so Tony was a frequent visitor. At the time, October was already in a relationship and didn’t even pay attention to Tony. However, Tony threw a party and invited October and her then-boyfriend.

October wasn’t fond of Tony’s actions and rejected him, but a year later when she broke up with her boyfriend, she accepted a date with Tony. The two hit it off immediately and have been together ever since.

Still Not Married

They began dating in 2003, and though they consider themselves a married couple, the two haven’t officially wed. Nevertheless, back in 2007 they held a commitment ceremony, which marked the start of their union. Since then, they have welcomed two sons and a daughter, and October is step-mother to Tony’s son Nikko, from one of his previous relationships.

October Gonzalez Career

In addition to her bartending, since starting a romance with Tony, October has been heavily involved in the entertainment world.

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Her first appearance was in the football wives documentary made by E!, entitled “True Hollywood Story” in 2009. Since then, October has made guest appearances in shows such as “Entertainment Tonight” (2014-2015), “Rachel Ray” (2014-2016), and was also the DJ in the show “Beat Shazam” in 2017. Most recently, she tried herself as an actress, and appeared in the TV series “Modern Family”, though, only in a minor role.

October Gonzalez Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

October has made a name for herself, though she is still best known as Tony Gonzalez’s companion. Her wealth has grown with her success, and it is estimated that her net worth is as high as $3 million, as of early 2020.

October Gonzalez stands at 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, while her weight and vital statistics aren’t known, but she has retained a perfect figure, despite pregnancies and age.

October Gonzalez Interests, News, Facts

October is a member of several humanitarian organizations, and is known for her philanthropic activities. She participated in the PETA campaign “I‘d Rather Go Naked Than Wear a Fur”, and she also supports Shadow Buddies Foundation, focused on improving the lives of children in need. Furthermore, October has been the host of the television show “Pink Party”, in which children and teenagers that are battling or battled cancer in the past tell their stories.

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October Gonzalez’ Husband, Tony Gonzalez

Born Anthony David Gonzalez on the 27th February 1976, in Torrance, California USA, he is of mixed ancestry, as he has Jamaican, Cape Verdean, Scottish, African-American and Native American roots. He grew up with his mother Judy Gonzalez, and brother Chris in Huntington Beach, California, where his mother worked two jobs to provide for him and his brother. Tony went to Huntington Beach High School where he started playing football and basketball. During his high school career Tony won several awards, including being named into the first-team All-America selection.

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Following the end of his senior year, Tony was named Orange County High School Athlete of the Year, sharing the honors with golfer Tiger Woods. After high school, Tony enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied communications, but was much more focused on his football and basketball careers. He entered the NFL Draft in 1997, foregoing his last school at the university.

Career and Records

In the National Football League (NFL) Draft, Tony was chosen as the 13th pick overall by the Kansas City Chiefs, but in his rookie year, Tony had at best mediocre numbers with 33 receptions and two touchdowns, although it was good enough to earn him a spot in the NFL All-Rookie Team.

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He improved in his second year with 59 receptions for 621 yards, and his third season was his breakthrough year in which he caught 76 receptions for 849 yards and 11 touch-downs; this earned him his first Pro Bowl selection, and a place in First-Team All-Pro. Since then, Tony has set many records, and has a total of 14 Pro Bowl appearances, before ending his career after 17 seasons in the NFL. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs until the end of the 2008 season when he was traded to the Atlanta Falcons, where he spend the rest of his career, which he ended with 1,325 receptions for 15,127 yards.

After retiring, Gonzalez has become an NFL analyst, and has worked with CBS and FOX.

Business Career, Acting, Net Worth

In addition to his sports career, Tony is also recognized for his business enterprises. Back in the day when he was with the Kansas City Chiefs, Tony started the cleaning service company Extreme Clean 88, and also co-founded a sports nutrition company, which produces and sells protein shakes, vitamins, and other diet supplements.

Tony is also an actor, and has featured in several television series and films; one of his major roles was as Special Agent Tony Francis, and as Paul Donovan in the film “XXX: Return of Xander Cage”. Tony’s net worth has benefited from all of his endeavors, and according to sources, Tony Gonzalez’s net worth is as high as $20 million, as of early 2020.

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The Untold Truth Of Roman Atwood’s Wife – Brittney Smith

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Who is Roman Atwood’s wife? Brittney Smith Wiki Bio

Brittney Danielle Atwood was born in Ohio USA, on 16 February 1991, her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American and Canadian nationality. She is a YouTuber best known for being the wife of Roman Atwood, a famous YouTuber.

Early life and education

Brittney was raised in Ohio by her father who is a lawyer and her mother who is a social worker while she also has a sister named Veronica, a YouTuber, who is married to her husband’s best friend Chase Gilroy, another YouTuber and vlogger.

Brittney attended a local high school in Ohio, where she became interested in acting, taking drama classes and appearing in high school plays while she was also physically active as she ran track, played soccer, and occasionally went to the gym, later having three to four training sessions each week. Upon matriculation, she worked several jobs to financially support herself and didn’t enroll at college. She worked at a local market, and as a waitress at a restaurant until she launched her career on the internet.

Career as a YouTuber

Brittney’s YouTube career started on 30 November 2014, after being motivated by her sister Veronica and her husband Roman.

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Her eponymous channel is subscribed to by over 8,000 people, but it appears that Brittney has abandoned her channel, and deleted all the videos which were uploaded onto it.

What made her popular on the internet was becoming featured in her husband’s videos such as “Killing My Own Kid PRANK!!”, which has so far been viewed over 57 million times. In the video, Roman is playing with their son Kane and then throws a mannequin which resembles Kane over the balcony of their house. Brittney freaks out and starts crying, but after realizing it is only a mannequin, she states how Roman will be sleeping on the couch that night.

Another one of Roman’s popular videos featuring Brittney is “Anniversary Prank Backfires!!”, which has been viewed almost 100 million times, and which shows Roman as he tells Brittney he has cheated on her on their fifth anniversary. However, Brittney sees the hidden camera and pranks Roman back by saying she cheated on him too, later stating how she thought he was going to propose to her.

Love life and relationships

Brittney met Roman Atwood in September 2009 while attending Veronica’s wedding, who was marrying Roman’s best friend Chase Gilroy.

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Brittney started dating Roman soon afterwards – they welcomed their son Kane Alexander Atwood on 23 October 2011, and their daughter Cora followed six years later on 16 July 2017. It was on 30 April 2018 that Roman asked Brittney to marry him, and the wedding was held on 27 July 2018. Roman has a child – Noah Vaughn Atwood – from his previous marriage with Shanna Riley Atwood, and the child has accepted Brittney as his stepmother.

Both Brittney and Roman are lovers of animals, and had a German Shepard dog named Zeus who died on 26 February 2017, with Roman paying his tribute in one of his videos on YouTube.

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Hobbies and other interests

Brittney is a huge fan of the film industry – some of her favorite actors and actresses are Rowan Atkinson, Jim Carrey and Amy Schumer while some of her favorite movies are “Johnny English Strikes Again”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, and “Liar Liar”. She likes to travel with her husband and the two have been all around the US, and also to several cities in Europe, such as in Paris in France and Stuttgart in Germany, while many pictures taken during their travels have been uploaded onto their Instagram accounts.

Nowadays Brittney is spending most of her free time with her two children, thus leaving her with little time for herself.

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She enjoys going to the gym whenever she can, and works out at home when she can’t leave the house. She likes to cook, and Roman has described her cuisine as one of the best he has ever tried. Brittney had a breast enhancement procedure on 27 July 2018.

Appearance and net worth

Brittney is 28 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, and weighs around 121lbs (55kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $400,000, while Roman’s net worth is over $12 million.

Who is Roman Atwood, Brittney’s husband?

Roman Bernard Atwood was born in Millersport, Ohio USA, on 28 May 1983, so his zodiac sign is Gemini and he holds American nationality. Roman is a YouTuber and a prankster, best known for his vlogging videos.

Roman was raised in Millersport by his father Curt Dale Atwood and mother Susan, who died on 29 May 2019 in a tragic accident while she was vacationing with her family. Roman started creating videos while attending high school, but didn’t launch his career in 2006, when he produced his “The Nerd Herd” series of videos.

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He went on to upload several other videos and short films, before focusing on his YouTube channel – “Roman Atwood Vlogs” was launched on 12 August 2013 and today counts over 15 million subscribers and more than 5.1 billion views of all his videos combined.

He has his own “Smile More” merchandise line which consists of T-shirts and hoodies among other things. Roman has been nominated for several awards throughout the years such as the 4th Streamy Award – Pranks in 2014, 5th Stream Award for Brand Campaign in 2015 which he won, the 8th Shorty Award for the best YouTube comedian in 2016 which he won as well, and for the 6th Streamy Award for the entertainer of the year in 2016.

Roman married Shanna Riley in 2001, but they divorced seven years later for unknown reasons.

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Everything About Tracy Morgan’s Wife – Megan Wollover

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Who is Megan Wollover?

Megan Wollover was born on 7 November 1987, in New Jersey, USA, and is an actress as well as a model, but perhaps best known for being the wife of actor Tracy Morgan. Her husband rose to fame as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, before further establishing himself through the series “30 Rock” for which he won an Emmy Award.

The Net Worth of Megan Wollover

As of early-2020, Megan Wollover’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. While she doesn’t work as much as she used to, she probably also benefits from the wealth accrued by her husband, as Morgan has a net worth estimated to be over $50 million, thanks to a successful career in comedy.

Early Life, Education, and Relationship Beginnings

Megan grew up in New Jersey and remained there for most of her life. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at Crimini College, and around this time developed an interest in modeling. Shortly after graduating, started to work as a model, appearing in several projects.

She was intent on finding a long term partner romance-wise but had a lot of relationship problems. She shared with a friend who turned out to be friendly with Morgan, who at the time had just had a falling out from a previous relationship, and was looking for a partner.

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The two were introduced to each other through a blind date; she was surprised that she was on a date with a well-known comedian, but was impressed by his engaging conversation and genuine demeanor. Apparently he thought that she was very beautiful, and started to fall in love.

The Life of Tracy Morgan

Tracy had a troubled childhood. He was the son of a veteran from the Vietnam War who returned home as a heroin addict, a vice that would cause him to leave the family when Tracy was just six years old.

During high school, Tracy became romantically involved with a woman named Sabrina and they had a child together, however, learning that his father had contracted AIDS from a hypodermic needle, he dropped out of high school to care for him father. Struggling with no stable job while raising a son, he resorted to selling cocaine, but this endeavor was also unsuccessful.

Eventually, he noticed that he was gaining a lot of attention for his comedy work, and embarked on a stand-up career. After attracting a bit of attention locally, he turned his direction towards Hollywood, where he gained a few roles on television while working as a comedian.

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In 1996, he became a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, and worked with the prestigious show until 2003, establishing himself as one of its top cast members. Three years after leaving the show, he became a cast member of the series “30 Rock” as the character Tracy Jordan, and his performance was well-received, leading to his Emmy win.

Engagement and Accident

After a few years of dating, Wollover and Morgan became engaged – the couple went to a jewelry store to have a few of Morgan’s jewels fixed, and it was then that he made a surprising proposal.

At the time he was estranged from his family, having a falling out with them after the divorce settlement from his first wife. They planned their wedding for a long time, delayed due to work. And meantime they had a daughter, born in 2013. The couple set their marriage for 2014 but another tragic event occurred. While Morgan was traveling with friends and fellow comedians on a tour, his minibus was hit by a Walmart tractor-trailer, and involving a chain reaction that hit four other vehicles in the area.

He suffered a broken nose, broken leg, and several broken limbs, while one of his friends, comedian James McNair, passed away.

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Following surgery Morgan struggled during rehabilitation. as he could only take a few steps at the time, and the crash had injured his brain which prevented him from thinking and speaking properly, so continuing with therapy.

Recovery and Marriage

Tracy sued Walmart for negligence, as the company knew that the driver who initiated the crash had not slept for over 24 hours – Walmart had assigned him to a distant distribution center, and he fell asleep on the wheel. The driver was charged with vehicular homicide and Walmart settled the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.

The driver was later given a plea deal so didn’t serve jail time. Morgan returned to the public a year after the accident, nearly fully recovered. He still has bad days but he’s regained nearly all of his physical and mental faculties. He had also forgiven the driver for the accident.

Finally, after many delays, the couple married in Megan’s home state of New Jersey in August 2015, with around 150 guests in attendance, and Morgan’s son from his previous marriage serving as the best man. The theme of the wedding was timeless, elegant, and classy.

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They had hit songs from the couple’s past, with a pink and vanilla color theme. The event was described as spontaneous and real by the attendees.

Wollover Today

Following their marriage, Wollover has taken a step away from her public life to focus on her husband and their family. She previously accompanied him to many events, even appearing on television, though that has no longer been the case in recent years. Her husband continues to work, starring in “The Last OG” in which his wife also made a cameo appearance. He also recently hosted the ESPYs.

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