Makenzie Henson

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Celebrity Daughter (2009)
Fri Dec 30 2022
By   SanamSijapati22

Mackenzie Henson is a celebrity daughter who is in the limelight at this early age because of her parent's fame. She is the daughter of the famous African-American author Sarah Jakes Roberts and former Washington Redskins linebacker Robert Henson. 

Mackenzie was born on August 14, 2009, to the then-married couple Robert and Sarah Henson. Her place of birth is Dallas, America, and she is of African American ancestry. She follows Christianity as her religion. 

About Mackenzie's Mother, Sarah Jakes Roberts

Mackenzie's mother, Sarah Jakes Roberts, was born on July 17, 1988, to Megachurch pastor Thomas Dexter Jakes Sr. and American actress Serita Ann Jakes. She had a very secure childhood and was loved by her family.

Mackenzie's mother, Sarah Jakes Roberts.
Mackenzie Henson's mother, Sarah Jakes Roberts. (Source: Instagram @sarahjakesroberts)

Sarah was one of five kids and lived her early years in the public sphere due to her parents' profession. She has gone on to be a successful author and social personality.

Sarah Jakes Roberts Became A Mom At Just Fourteen

An incident of great publicity was when Sarah got pregnant at the young age of thirteen. This incident was seen with great scandal as her father, Pastor Jakes, was quite insistent on abstinence education for young teens. Sarah's pregnancy at such a young age was the talk of the Christian community.

At the birth of her first son at fourteen in 2002, her family supported her, and she even named him Malachai Jakes. She turned her life around and has been a respected member of the community

Makenzie's Dad Is A Former NFL Linebacker

Robert Henson is a former NFL linebacker who played in the 2009-2011 draft, similar to Michael Vernon. He was born on January 27, 1986, in Texas and was a member of the Redskins until he was waived.

Makenzie Henson's father, Robert Hebson.
Makenzie Henson's father, Robert Hebson. (Source: Instagram @robhenson23)

He gained internet infamy after insulting Redskins fans by calling them disloyal "dim-wits" who "work 9 to 5 at Mcdonalds" in a series of tweets. He later apologized to the fans but faced severe criticism. 

Robert is a man with strong Christian beliefs. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Criminal Justice and Corrections. Currently, Robert works as an Operations Supervisor in a General Motors store.

Are Makenzie's Parents Still Together?

Mackenzie Henson's parents, Sarah and Robert, got married in 2008 in a lovely Christian ceremony when Sarah was just nineteen. At the time, they became a family, and Robert was an active father figure to his stepson Malachi. They went on to have their second child, Mackenzie, in 2009 and became a family of four.

Mackenzie Henson with her parents and older brother Malachai Jakes in 2011..
Mackenzie Henson with her parents and older brother Malachai Jakes in 2011. (Source: Essense)

The pair were together for years and often showcased their affection. Sadly they split up in 2012 after Sarah made several allegations of abuse and adultery. She even stated that she felt unsafe and chose to divorce despite her Christian beliefs.

She expressed:  

After professional counseling and prayerful consideration, I have decided to end my four-year marriage, Henson wrote. There are biblical grounds supporting this decision and I have attempted every other recourse but after multiple infractions over the course of the union, and for my personal safety and that of my children, I have come to this painful decision.

Mackenzie Henson Has A Bonus Dad

Mackenzie's mother fell in love with Toure Roberts in 2014, and they tied the knot in the same year. Since then, the couple has lived in a loving blended family and cared for each other's kids as their own.

Mackenzie Henson with her Family, the Roberts.
Mackenzie Henson with her Family, the Roberts. (Source: Instagram @theteyahunter)

Both Mackenzie and her older brother Malachi adore their stepfather and call him Dad. Toure also has close ties with Sarah's parents and helps them with their church duties.

Mackenzie Is Reportedly Not Close With Her Father 

After her parents split up, Mackenzie has not been seen in public with her father, Robert Henson. Although she keeps her personal life secretive, that can be because she is so young.

Mackenzie has not appeared on her father's social media for a long time. There is not much publicity about the custody status, but she seems to spend all her time with her mother and stepfather.

The Millionaire's Daughter 

The celebrity daughter Mackenzie Henson is not ready yet to start her career. So, as of now, her lifestyle is entirely funded by her mother's net worth. Her mother Sarah Jakes Roberts fortune is estimated to be around $15 Million, which is quite similar to the wealth of Canadian actress Meghan Heffern.

From her book deals to her speaking projects, Sarah has stayed active as an inspirational person. She is one of the examples that teen pregnancy is not life-altering and that people can keep their course in life.

Sarah Jakes Roberts' Youtube channel is quite successful and also brings in money. Her book Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life has sold well in the Christian community, and she has added more books to her author collection.

Has Three Half-siblings

Mackenzie Henson has an older half-brother, Malachai Jakes, from her mother's first pregnancy, and the two share a great bond. She also has a younger half-sister, Ella Roberts, born to her mother and step-father, Toure Roberts, who is seven years junior to her.

Mackenzie Henson with her younger sister, Ella Roberts.
Mackenzie Henson and her younger sister, Ella Roberts. (Source: Instagram @sarahjakesroberts)

According to sources, Mackenzie has a younger half-sister from her father, Robert Henson, named Jordan Henson. He is allegedly three years younger than Mackenzie.

Mackenzie Has Two Older Stepsisters & One Older Stepbrother

Ever since her mother remarried, Makenzie's family has grown even more.  Since 2014, she has gained three more siblings and enjoys spending time with them. Her older sisters are Teya Hunter Roberts and Ren Taylor Roberts. They, along with Mackenzie and Ella, call themselves the Roberts girls.

Mackenzie Henson with her sisters, Ella, Teya, and Ren Roberts.
Mackenzie Henson with her sisters, Ella, Teya, and Ren Roberts. (Source: Instagram @theteyahunter)

Her older stepbrother is the same age as Malachi Jakes and is named Isaiah Roberts. He is very active in family life and even got more involved in the family church.

Social Media

Mackenzie does not have any social media handles, but she is ever present on her family's social media. Her mother, Sarah Jakes Roberts, shows off her kids on her Instagram Handle @sarahjakesroberts, which has 2.2M followers.

Mackenzie is also featured on her older sister Teya Hunter Roberts's social media. Teya loves her family and always shares pictures of them on her Instagram handle @theteyahunter, where she has more than 8K followers.

 

 

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