Jackie Christie was born and raised in Seattle, WA. Having realized her passion for fashion as a child, Jackie would often organize fashion shows with her siblings. In which she would design all of the clothing for the shows.
She began her career as a model at an early age with a primary focus on runway and print at the age of 13 in Seattle. In pursuit of her dream, and with will and determination, Jackie continued to hone in on her skills as both model and fashion designer and soon after became a retailer opening her own clothing boutique in Seattle.
Married in 1996, while supporting her husbands NBA career, Jackie Christie continued to maximize her creative talent which resulted in the development of Jackie Christie, Inc., her clothing label.
Doug Christie, born and raised in Seattle, Washington. Doug understood the meaning of "hard work" at an early age. Having grown up in the Northwest, his parents working long hours, Doug became what is often referred to as a "latch key" kid. Enjoying his childhood, Doug developed a passion for soccer. Already an athletic child, it was when he was introduced to organized basketball that he realized this game would shape his life.
In 1992, the same year he met Jackie, he became the 17th pick in the NBA draft and was drafted by the Seattle Supersonics. Now, a 14 year NBA veteran, Doug has played for the LA Lakers, N.Y. Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Dallas Mavericks and most recently, the LA Clippers. He continues to bring his professionalism and extensive skills and experience to the game of basketball.
their satirical comedy DVD which was screened in July 2007 at
the Hollywood Black Film Festival and their most recent
accomplishment as authors of "No Ordinary Love" the first of
many books to come out of their publishing company, Infinite
Paperback: 148 pages
You've seen Doug and Jackie Christe on Tyra Banks, Access Hollywood, People Magazine, Just to name a few! Now, The most talked about couple in sports history and the co-authors of the wildly popular book, No Ordinary Love: A True Story of Marriage and Basketball, are back! Their new, much anticipated book, Luv-Pons is a fun, variety, love and romance guide for couples. Desire, passion and intimacy are all a part of successful relationships, and With family, careers, and the franticness of the twenty-first century, all a huge part of our lives, how do we find time for each other? we're often asked, "LUV- PONS", and we'll share our success with all of you, and show you how Luv-Pons are the answer! In this fun, little, variety guide we show you how to keep the fire burning in your relationship with easy, innovative, sure-fire ideas and solutions!
To Be A Colored Girl
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by Jackie Christie (Author), Dotti Albertine (Editor, Illustrator)
Paperback: 116 pages
Proud TO Be A Colored Girl Focuses on a true fact of life that the age old stereotyping of African American women has gone on practically unchallenged for centuries, and probably would continue, except we will embark upon a journey together, that will explore a different way of thinking and feeling. We'll explore having different perceptions of what has been taught to us and what we have come to except. This racially divided world we live in fails to teach us that we are all the same! We may come in different shades sizes and nationalities, but inside we are universal. Dare to open your mind and challenge your inner beliefs and you will find that being a colored girl is beautiful! Being a colored girl is something to be proud of. And being a colored girl, truly applies to all women no matter what!
Practical Guide To Loving The Skin You're In
by Jackie Christie
Paperback: 148 pages
Women wear many hats living in these high-tech, fast-paced times. A normal week for today's women can be overwhelming'the job, family, exercise, and a social life. This book will take you on a journey of recapturing the inner peace and sanity you had as a child. You will be whisked away to a place for women and about women'a place where we will share everything from beauty secrets to ways to increase self-esteem. Come with me. Let's have some girl time as we explore hot tips on where and what to buy, and what men, as well as other women, find sexy about us. We'll find ways to get your groove back. If you're a woman seeking all the right information and answers you've found it in this book.
Ordinary Love: A True Story of Marriage and Basketball
Hardcover: 153 pages
"A candid look at their relationship and
shows how mutual respect, friendship and monogamy serve as the foundation of
their marriage." - Detroit Free-Press
NBA star Doug Christie and his wife, Jackie, announced the release of their first book, No Ordinary Love: A True Story of Marriage and Basketball. This sought-after book was chosen out of many to be showcased in the 12th Annual Baltimore Book Festival to be among 60,000 attendees. This free-for-all funfest will provide entertainment for the entire family to enjoy.
The Christies' book which was released through Infinite Love Publishing Company, in June 2007, provides a candid look at the Christies' own relationship and illustrates how mutual respect, friendship, and a commitment to monogamy serve as the foundation of their marriage. The book offers important advice on maintaining a lasting, loving relationship.
Doug and Jackie have a distinctly unique bond, which over the course of Doug's 14 year NBA career has garnered both public acclaim and scrutiny. No Ordinary Love chronicles the Christies' story from their "love at first sight" meeting in Seattle to present day. As highly talked about figures in the world of professional sports, the Christies' have experienced much criticism for maintaining a solid marriage, yet they continue to rely on their impenetrable bond and ironclad value system to rise above public judgment.
Despite the sobering statistic that over 50% of marriages end in divorce, Doug and Jackie are proof that some people still believe in the sanctity of marriage. In No Ordinary Love, Doug and Jackie Christie provide an unprecedented view of their close relationship, which grows stronger every day, and present detailed recommendations for not only making relationships work, but making them last.
The Christie's Un-Cut
Actors: Doug Christie, Jackie Christie, Chantel Christie, Cora Taylor, Tyrone Pollard, William Ayears, Glen Smith
Directors: Doug Christie and Jackie Christie
The Christie's "Un-Cut" is a hilarious comedy featuring the red-hot couple that will surely keep you in stitches and begging for more.
"I was not expecting that. I thought it was your show from BET J,
but I see it's definitely not! Caught me by surprise and had me cracking
up so bad. I'm glad you guys made something like this though, it's
"You guy's have really done a fantastic job on this dvd it's soooo
funny and ENTERTAINING!! We were very happy we bought it. We have
already watched it 3 times and twice with friends. We wanted to say
THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT MOVIE!!!"
We really have enjoyed watching your reality show "The Christie's:
Committed" and when we heard you had this new DVD "THE CHRISTIES
UN-CUT", we had to get it. We are still cracking up! You guy's are
hilarious and exciting to watch! We wish there were more movies out
there like this! GOOD LUCK AND CONGRATS!!"
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