Rebecca Jones Kurt Thomas also known as Beckie Tomas is an American dancer, entrepreneur, gymnast, and choreographer. Rebecca Jones Kurt Thomas is a popular personality from Cypress, Texas, the United States. Moreover, she came into the limelight after her marriage to Kurt Thomas.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
The celebrity wife, Rebecca Jones was born on 9th July 1971, in Dallas, Texas. She was raised in Houston. Likewise, her age is 50 years old and her zodiac sign is Cancer.
She follows Christianity, holds an American nationality, and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Rebecca’s parents’ names are Buck Jones and Connie Shrum. Her father handles his own business in Texas.
Moreover, she has 4 siblings and they are Nicholas Jones, Kyle Jones, Adam Shrum, and Robert Papa. All her siblings hold their own family businesses.
As for education, Rebecca joined CY-Fair High School and completed her studies in the year 1989. Rebecca had an interest in dancing from an early age. Aside from her career, she is a pet lover and has 2 dogs.
Rebecca Jones and her husband, Kurt Thomas was in a romantic relationship since 1995. They got to meet each other at a gymnastics club and after that, they began dating each other.
A year after dating each other, the couple made a decision to marry. Their wedding was on 9th September 2009 in Nevada.
Rebecca and Kurt have 2 kids and their names are Kassidy Thomas and Hunter Thomas. Furthermore, their son, Hunter is a luxury car dealer in Frisco, and their daughter, Kassidy is a coach in her father’s gym.
It was the first marriage for Rebecca Jones and the third marriage for Kurt Thomas. Before Rebecca, Kurt was married and then divorce his first wife because of personal reasons.
Then, after that, Kurt got married for the 2nd time to Leanne Hartsgrove who is a lady gymnast. From Kurt’s second marriage, he has a son whose name is Kurt Travis.
Then, the pair separated ways in 1993. As of now, Kurt is living a good and happy life with her present and 3rd wife, Rebecca Jones in Dallas.
Death of her husband
Rebecca Jones’s husband passes away when he was just sixty-four years old on 24th May. His family told that he died on Friday.
In fact, Kurt was suffering from a stroke from which a vein in his brain was torn.
Kurt’s wife told International Gymnast magazine, “Yesterday, I lost my universe, my best friend, and my soulmate of 24 years. Kurt lived his life to the extreme, and I will be forever honored to be his wife”.
Also, Thomas’ Olympic teammate Bart Conner told the International Gymnast Media that he was devastated: “Kurt was a fierce rival, who went on to become a cherished friend.
My heart is breaking for his wife Beckie, his children, Hunter, Kassidy, and Kurt as well as the entire gymnastics community, who lost a true pioneer today”.
Career and Professional Life
Rebecca Jones pursued a career as a dancer in the 80s. She became a part of a dance group name Dallas Maverick’s dance team.
The dance group achieved local celebrity status after showing their dancing skills at Tokyo Disneyland, on a Norwegian cruise line, and also at Walt Disney World.
Similarly, they also did their performance in a Las Vegas Show. Rebecca was also present in the stage performances of “Splash II” and “Grease”.
After that, Rebecca went on to take the responsibility of the dance group director from the year 2005 to 2007 at Southern Methodist University in her hometown of Dallas.
In addition, she got together with her husband and established Kurt Thomas Gymnastics. Rebecca even had a profession as a dance advisor for the United States women’s national gymnastic group.
Now coming to her late husband’s career, he was an American Olympic gymnast and also an actor. Thomas gained All-America glory thirteen times in his career.
He was the winner of the James E. Sullivan award in 197 m 9, and also of the 1979 Nissen Award. Kurt took part as a member of the United States Olympic group at the 1976 Summer Olympics at first.
After 2 years, he turned into the 1st American male gymnast who won a gold medal in floor exercise, achieving success in the 1978 World Championships.
Eventually, he turned into the 1st gymnast to achieve the James E. Sullivan Award for the best non-professional athlete in the United States.
Thomas received 6 medals at the 1979 World Championships, adding gold on the horizontal bar and floor exercise, and also silver in the overall, parallel bars, and pommel horse, forming a new American record for most medals won at a single world.
More about his spouse’s career
The success would then be bound by Simone Biles in the year 2018. Moreover, Kurt was present as the best to become the winner of a gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
However, the games were boycotted by the U. S. government in objection to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
From the time the Olympics’ strict rules at that moment would have forced him to go without various profitable financial chances, Thomas elected not to try to take part in the 1984 Summer Olympics. With professionals permitted to take part in the 1992 Summer Olympics, Thomas made a return.
Despite his modern age as a gymnast, he was still capable to pull it to the 1992 U. S. Men’s Gymnastics Olympic Trials. However, his work there was short of what was required to form the group.
Kurt styled on a pommel horse. He then also did a performance on the floor, which was evolved over years by various pommel horse experts.
Moreover, in gymnastics, the latest moves are given names in the gymnastics rule book after the gymnast who is the 1st to show the move in an international competition.
Besides his athletic career, he was also present in the 1985 movie “Gymkata”. In the movie, his character was of an American gymnast who travels to the imaginary country of Parmistan in preparation to take part in a risky competition, “The Game”.
The movie helped Kurt to achieve a Razzie Award nomination for Worst New Star. Also, they poorly got the chance to feature in the syndicated television series “True Confessions” and also was a commentator for ABC Sports and ESPN.
Rebecca Jones and Kurt Thomas together have a decent net worth of around $2 million. Both of them have been earning their net worth from their professional career.
Kurt Thomas has passed away so her wife is earning the money to take care of her family.
However, it is for sure that, Rebecca is having a good life economically as of now as well. Kurt Thomas’s source of income is from her career as a dancer, entrepreneur, gymnast, and choreographer also.
Rebecca Jones has a good height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 meters. Also, she has a body weight of 62 kg or 136 lbs. Rebecca is lucky to have a beautiful face and a fit body shape.
In addition, Rebecca wears a shoe size of 7 (UK). She has green eyes with dark blonde hair.
There is no further information about Rebecca’s body measurement, dress size, and shoe size. It is for sure that she has a medium complexion.
Talking about Rebecca Jones’s presence on the social media platform, she is not active there at all. Rebecca neither uses Instagram nor Twitter and also not Facebook.
She has been maintaining a low profile from the very beginning. It proves that Rebecca does not have any interest in getting popularity and sympathy from others. Also, she is not an attention seeker as well.