LaTanya Richardson – Samuel L. Jackson’s Wife

LaTanya Richardson

Samuel L. Jackson is honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight's BET Awards for 2016. So, who is the amazing woman who snagged Jackson and has been his longtime wife for many years? LaTanya Richardson is an actress and producer who is also known as Mrs. Jackson. The couple actually met in 1974 when Richardson was attending Atlanta's Spelman College, which was an all-women college at the time. Jackson was attending an all-male college, himself. Richardson and Jackson married in 1980 and ended up having one child - a daughter who became producer Zoe Jackson. After having a child together, Richardson decided to stop working and focus on family. According to Go Net Worth, the couple has a collective wealth of $150 million. For more details on Richardson, click through our gallery of her best photos. (Getty)