Rebecca Villalobos is also known as Rebecca Justice. She is an American entrepreneur and CEO of Exotic Spices Calendars, TV personality, and second and current wife of David Justice since 2001. He was formerly married to actress Halle Berry from 1993 until their messy divorce in 1997. Her husband rose to stardom as a former professional Major League Baseball player who played for Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, and Oakland Athletics.
10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Rebecca Villalobos
1. How old is she?
She was born in Poway, San Diego, California in the United States. Her parents are Dennis and Esperanza Villalobos. Although her exact age may be sketchy, her husband David Justice is 57 years old. He was born on April 14, 1966, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He grew up in a Catholic home and attended a Catholic school, Covington Latin School in Ohio before moving to Crestview Hills where he attended Tomas More College on scholarship.
2. She had a modeling career
Rebecca at a time had a professional modeling career. Although there are limited details about her career, she switched to being a designer and has founded a professionally collaborated calendar featuring ethnic women, a furniture line, as well as a jewelry collection.
3. She has a degree in design and fashion merchandising
The celebrity wife attended Long Beach State University where she obtained a degree in Design and Fashion Merchandising. Before then, it is not known about the schools she attended.
4. Rebecca Villalobos Met Justice at a Restaurant in 2000
In 2000, the same year he ended things with Nicole Foster, he met Villalobos at an Atlanta restaurant. It was the night before the Super Bowl. The former MLB player asked to have her number but instead, she offered to have his number.
The couple would hook up the next day and start a journey that would lead to a marriage of 23 years.
5. Her husband was dragged to court by his ex right after they were married
David Justice dated Nicole Foster whom he engaged in 1999. They broke up in 2000 and in 2001 after 14 months, she headed to the court in a lawsuit of $5 million.
Since the suit came right after he became married to Rebecca Villalobos, David became furious and thought Foster was only a gold digger. He claimed that she was living on his money, traveling to countries, and wearing diamonds. At the time, his son David Jr. whom she bore was about 20 months old and claimed to be afraid that Foster won’t care for the needs of the child even with her calling outrageous sum.
6. Halle Berry once had a restraining order on her husband
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When David and actress Halle Berry separated in 1996, there were rumors that he may have been violent with her in the course of their marriage. In 1997, they finally had a divorce which led to Berry filing for a restraining order against her ex-husband.
She claimed that he was lingering outside their then-home for 4 hours and threatened to break the windows and doors to get his stuff. Later, she was granted a temporary restraining order against him.
7. Rebecca Villalobos’ husband David was accused of causing Halle Berry’s deafness in one ear
Rebecca’s husband David Justice was believed to have hit Halle Berry and caused their divorce. Although the MLB Hall of Famer was quiet for a long time about the abuse, he later came out to claim that Halle Berry and her team tried to destroy his character and those of the other men she dated and married. However, what she did not do was link him with her hearing impairment that was allegedly a result of abuse.
In a post on Twitter, he resonated with himself and claimed that of course, the multi-award-winning actress was a victim of abuse that led to her not being able to hear from one ear, he did not cause it. Rather, it was another famous Hollywood actor that caused the impairment.
8. Their 24 years old first son is diabetic
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David Christopher Justice Jr. “J.R”was born on December 27 1999 to 2x World Series champion and his ex-fiancee Nicole. Rebecca is raising the child with her husband alongside their 2 other younger children – a son Dionisio Justice and a daughter Raquel Justice.
J.R who has dreams of becoming an athlete and MLB player like his father was however diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and the family has learned to live with it. In addition, the family has done a number of charities aiming at helping the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation among others.
9. Rebecca Villalobos and her husband lost a home to fire
In 2007 and about 6 years after the couple was married, their home was burnt down by a fire caused by a Witch Creek Fire. Currently, the family would later have another luxurious home in Poway.
10. How Rich is Rebecca?
The celebrity wife and designer earn from different sources. She is a designer as well as appeared on an episode of Celebrity Wife Swap. However, her husband Justice is worth $40 million.
Justice made his wealth from his professional baseball in 1989. At the time, he played for Atlanta Braves. From 1997 to 2000, he played for Cleveland Indians before spending a season with the New York Yankees. In 2002, the baseball star played for Oakland Athletics and officialy retired in 2003.
In his career, he gained notable awards such as 3x All-Star, NL Rookie of the Year, 2x Silver Slugger Award, 2x World Series, and Braves Hall of Fame among others.
In addition, he lost a home to fire and currently has another that contains a 6 bedroom in Poway.