Rebecca Jones Wiki (Kurt Thomas’ Wife) Age, Biography, Kids, Family & More

Rebecca Jones and her husband Kurt Thomas

Rebecca Jones aka Beckie Thomas (born 9 July 1971) is an American famous dancer, entrepreneur, gymnasts, and choreographer from Cypress, Texas, United States. She is a professional Choreographer. In her early career, Rebecca jones used to works as a dancer at Tokyo Disneyland with the dance team “Dallas Mavericks”.

She also performed in Vegas show, Norwegian cruise line, and Walt Disney World. Apart from this, she is also a professional gymnast. At present, she serves the position of an operator and the co-owner of Kurt Thomas Gymnastics.

She also worked for the United States women’s national gymnastics team as a dance advisor. Rebecca Jones is famously known in the country as the spouse of “Kurt Thomas”. Kurt was a professional Olympic gymnast.

He is well-known in the country as the first American male gymnast who won the gold medal in World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

Apart from this, he also participated in many Olympics Championships. On 5 June 2020, Kurt Thomas passed away at the age of 64[1]The New York Times. In this article, I will tell you about the biography of Kurt Thomas’ wife. So let’s start.

 

Trailblazing champion gymnast, Kurt Thomas died at age 64

America’s first male gymnast Kurt Thomas to win a gold medal at the World Championships has passed away. He was 64 years old. Thomas’ family said he died on Friday. He suffered a stroke on 24 May. Then a vein in his brain was torn.

His wife, Becky Thomas aka Rebecca Jones, told International Gymnast magazine, “I lost my best friend and my partner for the last 24 years. Thomas won a gold medal in floor exercises at the 1978 World Championships in Strasbourg, France, after participating in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

In this way, he became the first American to win the gold medal at the Gymnastics World Championships. He then successfully defended his title at the 1979 World Championships played in Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Early Life 

Rebecca was born as Beckie Sue Jones from her parents on Friday, July 9, 1971, in Cypress, Texas, United States. She belongs to the Christian religion and holds the white caucasian ethnicity. She was born into a business family.

Rebecca Jones’s age is 48 years old as of 2019. She celebrates her birthday on 9 July every year.  Her father “Buck Jones” runs his own business in Texas. Her mother’s name is “Connie Shrum”.

Rebecca Jones with her father Buck Jones
Rebecca Jones with her father Buck Jones

She is the only sister of her four brothers named “Kyle Jones”, “Nicholas Jones”, “Robert Papa”, and “Adam Shrum”. All her brothers run their own family business. She joined Cy-Fair High School for her schooling.

Rebecca is interested in dancing since childhood. After completing her high school graduation in 1989, she started working as a dancer.

She also spent some years in Las Vegas, Nevada with her dancing team “Dallas Mavericks”. At present, she is a professional choreographer and gymnast.

 

Wiki/Bio
Real Full Birth NameRebecca Jones.
Nickname Beckie Thomas.
ProfessionDancer, Choreographer, Entrepreneur, and Gymnasts.
Age (As of 2019)48 years old.
Date of Birth July 9, 1971.
Birthplace/HometownCypress, Texas, United States.
GenderFemale.
NationalityAmerican.
United-States
Ethnicity White.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
ReligionChristian.
Zodiac Birth SignCancer.
House LocationDallas, Texas, United States.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimetres: 172 cm.
Meters: 1.72 m.
WeightKilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
Eye ColorBrown.
Shoe Size (UK)7.
Hair ColorDark Blonde.
Family
ParentsFather: Buck Jones.
Mother: Connie Shrum.
Siblings1. Nicholas Jones.
2. Adam Shrum.
3. Robert Papa.
4. Kyle Jones.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusWidowed.
HusbandKurt Thomas (1996-2020).
KidsSon: Hunter Thomas.
Daughter: Kassidy Thomas.
Social media Facebook: Self-Titled.

Language Known1.English.
2. French.
3. Russian.
Education
Highest QualificationGraduation.
School Cy-Fair High School.
Last Updated On 10 June 2020  (©️ Copyright - Dreshare.com).
Wealth
Net worth$1.5 million USD (as in 2020).

 

Personal Life

Rebecca Jones was in a relationship with her husband “Kurt Thomas” since the year 1995. Both of them first met at a gymnastic club. After that, they started dating each other. One year later, Beckie got married to Kurt in September 1996. It was Kurt Thomas’s third marriage.

Rebecca Jones with her husband Kurt Thomas
Rebecca Jones with her husband Kurt Thomas

Before married to Rebecca, Kurt married in his previous life. He gave divorce to his first wife because of some personal issues. After that, he got married second time with a lady gymnast named “Leanne Hartsgrove”.

He has also a son named “Kurt Travis” from his relationship with Leanne. In the year 1993, both got separated. Kurt lived a happy life with his third wife Rebecca in Dallas.

Rebecca Jones with her partner Kurt Thomas, son Hunter Thomas, and daughter Kassidy Thomas
Rebecca Jones with her partner Kurt Thomas, son Hunter Thomas, and daughter Kassidy Thomas

Rebecca Jones and Kurt Thomas have two children together named “Kassidy Thomas” and “Hunter Thomas”. Kurt’s son Hunter is a luxury car dealer in Frisco and his daughter Kassidy serves the position of a coach in his gym.

 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones facts

  • After completing her higher studies, she started working as a dancer at Tokyo Disneyland.
  • Rebecca worked there for two years from 1990 to 1992.
  • Later, Kurt Thomas’ spouse started working in the Norwegian Cruise Line.
  • Rebecca Jones served the position of a professional dancer at Walt Disney World, Norwegian Cruise Line, Splash II at Las Vegas Nevada for many years.
  • After marriage, Beckie started working as an operator for her hubby’s club “Kurt Thomas Gymnastics”.
  • At present, she is the owner of Kurt Thomas Gymnastics.
  • Jones also worked as a Dance Team Director at SMU.
  • The net worth of Rebecca is around $1.5 million USD (as of 2020).
  • Rebecca Jones’s height is 5 feet 8 inches. Her weight is around 60 kilograms.
  • Jones loves to spend time with her family.
  • She is an avid dog lover and has two pet dogs.
  • Kurt Thomas has also appeared in an American movie “Gymkata” in 1985.
  • In the year 2003, Thomas was honored with the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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