Marcus Freeman and Joanna Freeman married in February 2010 after meeting in 2005. Joanna was a news reporter for two years.
Joanna is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and met her husband Marcus while they were both students. Soon after crossing paths at a picnic in 2005, the two started dating each other
Marcus began his career as a coach after giving more than fifty-one appearances for Ohio State University and playing for Chicago Bears since 2009.
On the other hand, Joanna graduated with a degree in journalism and has worked for several media outlets. Marcus and Joanna tied the knot in February 2010, five years after their first meeting. The couple has been blessed with six children.
Notre Dame Head Coach Marcus Freeman Wife
Marcus Freeman wife Joanna Freeman is a Catholic from North Canton.
Marcus and Joanna have been married for twelve years and went to Hawaii for their honeymoon. Her maiden name is Joanna Herncane.
Freeman and Herncane crossed paths in 2005 at a picnic. The Ohio State spring game had just come to an end.
They have an age gap of two years, with Joanna being the older one of the two. She was born on August 24, 1984, in Ohio.
Since tying the knot in February 2010, they have given birth to six children. Their oldest is Vinny at 15 years old. His daughter, Bria Freeman, is sixteen years old and is his child from another relationship.
Despite having separate majors, Marcus and Joanna dated while they were students. Joanna began working for WBNS Channel 10 for two years in Columbus after receiving her degree. Later, she gave up her job and started working as a housewife.
Joanna played a significant part in her husband’s choice to return to coaching football at Notre Dame after taking a career break due to Marcus’s heart condition.
She has managed to keep her life private. On the other side, her husband has become well-known for his efforts and commitment to making the Notre Dame team one of the most successful under his leadership.
Who is Joanna Freeman?
Joanna Freeman was a traffic reporter at WBNS 10TV for two years.
Joanna and Marcus met when he was a linebacker at Ohio State with big dreams and hopes of playing in the NFL. However, a quick physical with the Indianapolis Colts one week before their wedding revealed he had an enlarged heart that would keep him from playing.
She was born Joanna Herncane to her father Mel Herncane, and has one brother, Ted Herncane.
Her father was a history and government teacher at Jackson High School before he retired in 1995 and took up the position of Director of Development at the Massillon Boys and Girls Club. Joanna’s brother is a Massillon Community Development Director.
Joanna graduated from Massillon Washington High School and Otterbein before pursuing a degree in journalism from Ohio University.
Six children were born to Joanna, a former journalist who used to work independently for a number of news organizations.
Joanna, who graduated from one of Ohio’s top universities, left her work to spend her free time with the kids.
Since Joanna is not very active on social media, most of her knowledge is based on rumors.
The news about her husband, though, is making headlines throughout the globe. His successful life as the head coach of Notre Dame has been chronicled by numerous news websites.
Marcus is considered one of the best and most successful coaches in the world, and the players he motivates are highly valued.
Marcus Freeman Family
Marcus Freeman was born to a Christian family to parents Michael and Chong Freeman on January 1986.
Marcus became a Catholic in 2022. His partner and his children were already Catholics.
His father, Michael Freeman, was an American while his mother Chong was a native of South Korea. Michael was a former air force officer in the United States Airforce and he met Chong while he was posted in South Korea.
Michael and Chong got married and soon after, Marcus was born at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Centre in Fairborn, Ohio. He became a Catholic
He has one brother, but he has not revealed much about him.
Marcus is the father to seven kids, Bria, Vinny, Siena, Gino, Nico, Capri and Rocco. As a coach, it is hard for him to attend every event of his kids but he was present when they were born. He and his daughter, Siena, share the same birthday. However, he was absent on her first birthday as he was sue to report at Purdue the day before.