DeVon Franklin is a well-known American producer, author, and motivational speaker. Franklin started his career while he was a student at the University of Southern California. He worked as an intern for Will Smith and James Lassiter at Overbrook Entertainment.
Franklin took a full-time job at Overbrook after he graduated from USC. After that, he worked as a junior employee for Tracey Edmonds at her company, Edmonds Entertainment. He is famous for his production work in films such as “Miracles from Heaven,” “Heaven Is for Real,” and his co-authored book, “The Wait,” with his ex-wife Meagan Good. In this article, we’ll take a look at the details of DeVon Franklin’s relationship with his former spouse and her professional career.
Inside Meagan And DeVon’s Marriage
Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin started dating in 2011. Franklin, an executive for Columbia Pictures and a Seventh-day Adventist preacher, fell in love with Good, an American actress known for her roles in “Eve’s Bayou,” “Think Like a Man,” and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” They got engaged in early April 2012, and on June 16, 2012, they got married at the Triunfo Creek Winery in Malibu, California. One of the most noteworthy aspects of their relationship was their decision to remain chaste before marriage, something that they both stated publicly.
In December 2021, after nine years of marriage, the couple announced their separation. According to a joint statement, they decided to go their separate ways but remain connected forever. The statement also thanked God for blessing their lives with each other and for the testimony being created inside them. Franklin filed for divorce the same month, and the split was finalized in June 2022. Neither party was required to pay spousal support.
Meet DeVon Franklin’ Ex-Wife, Meagan Good
Meagan Good is a popular American actress born on August 8, 1981, in Panorama City, Los Angeles. She began her acting career when she was around four years old and received critical acclaim for her role in the film “Eve’s Bayou” in 1997. After that, she landed the role of Nina in the Nickelodeon sitcom “Cousin Skeeter” from 1998-2001.
She has appeared in numerous films, including “Deliver Us from Eva,” “Roll Bounce,” “Stomp the Yard,” “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” “One Missed Call,” “Saw V,” and “The Unborn.” In 2012, she played Joanna Locasto, the lead character on the NBC drama series “Deception.” She also appeared in the ensemble cast of the film “Think Like a Man” in the same year.
Good has also made her presence felt in the superhero genre, having appeared in DC Comics’ “Shazam!” in 2019 as Darla Dudley. She will reprise her role in “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” set to release in 2023.
Good’s family background is quite diverse. Her mother, Tyra Wardlow-Doyle, worked as her manager, and her father, Leondis “Leon” Good, is an LAPD police officer. Good has claimed that her maternal grandmother is “Jewish and African.” Her mother’s father was Cherokee, and her father’s mother was Puerto Rican and Black, while his father was from Barbados. She has three siblings, including an older sister and actress La’Myia Good.
In her teens, Good was a fan of Justin Timberlake and Usher. She has spoken about her self-confidence and how it helped her navigate the entertainment industry. According to her, she grew up “super nerdy, super skinny, buckteeth, big ole afro, and yet I had a sense of confidence about myself, like, ‘they just don’t get it yet.'” She also mentioned that she did not have any role models growing up.