Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick married his girlfriend turned fiancee. Meet his wife LaTicia Maria McGee

Caption : Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

The controversial ex-Michigan state representative, Kwame Kilpatrick has married his fiancee, LaTicia McGee. This is Kilpatrick’s second marriage turning to faith one more time. Let’s get into details on their relationship and when did they get married? We also have his wife’s age and short wiki.

Kwame Kilpatrick told Deadline Detroit that he planned to remarry in 2021

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wife

After release from federal prison, former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has married again. Kilpatrick was first married to his ex-wife named Carlita Kilpatrick from 1995-2018. While they did not finalize the divorce until 2018, Kilpatrick admitted that their marriage really ended in 2008. He has a total of three sons from his first marriage. They are twins Jelani and Jalil, and the youngest Jonas.

In early June 2021, he announced that he got engaged to a Detroit woman named LaTicia Maria McGee. During a recent appearance, he even shared that they will wed very soon.

Just after a month, Kwane and LaTicia tied the knot in front of family and friends at the Historic Little Rock Baptist Church in Detroit.

Who is former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's wife? LaTicia’s bio

LaTicia Maria McGee also goes by LaTicia Bolden was born on January 28, 1981. She is 40 years old.  She attended Dominican High School in Detroit and graduated from Wayne State University. 

According to her Facebook profile, she has been self-employed since 2011 when she founded her nonprofit, and she serves as its creative curator. Reports also claim that she had a job in Detroit mayor’s office in 2002, during Kilpatrick’s first term.

How did the pair meet?

Kilpatrick ex wife Carlita Kilpatrick

During a recent appearance, Kilpatrick said that he met his wife when she was only 12 years old. He had his first job as a teacher at Marcus Garvey Academy on the eastside of Detroit. And in one of his classes there she was, a little girl with a bunch of east side kids 

Even though they knew each other they had no contact until 2018, when she visited him in prison. Neither of them was looking for a relationship but that allowed them to be brutally honest with each other. But soon they did realize they were falling for each other and the rest is history.

LaTicia McGee’s family and children

The Michigan native is one of two children born to her mother Marie Rhodes. From McGee’s social media account, we found out her father passed away when she was 22 years old. She is the sister of Los Angeles-based television producer Lamont Leak, whose biggest credits include American Ninja Warrior and The Voice. She graduated from Wayne State University and is the founder of a nonprofit. McGee also has a son from a previous relationship Like Kilpatrick. His son’s name is Lyathun, 11years old.

Why was Kwame Kilpatrick in jail?

In 2008, Kilpatrick went to jail for the first time after being convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice back. He was sentenced to four months but got released on probation after serving 99 days.

Then after almost five years, Kilpatrick was again convicted in 2013 on 24 federal felony counts which include mail fraud, wire fraud, and racketeering, and sentenced to 28 years in jail.

‘One sad thing about this case is that a man with the charisma and ability of Mr. Kilpatrick chose to waste his talents on personal aggrandizement and enrichment when he had so much potential to do so much for the city’, U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds said at his sentencing.

After serving seven years of his almost three-decade sentence, he was finally released early by a commutation in Jan, thanks to former President Trump.

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