April Weeden & Bishop John White
*The big day is almost here for renowned Bishop John White and legendary stuntwoman and actress, April Weeden, to tie the matrimonial knot on Aug. 11, 2012.
These two lovebirds were introduced by mutual friends, while doing good for the world brought them together. Bishop White popped the big question in June of this year at The Second Jurisdiction Holy Convocation in San Diego, with the blessings of Bishop George Dallas McKinney. The couple manages to keep love alive while working their busy schedules.
Bishop John White is the founding Pastor of Dominion CC Marketplace Ministries and oversees several churches in six states. In addition, Bishop White has been a host on TBN for over 14 years as well as the host of “Anointing Explosion.” He takes his ministry across the world delivering the powerful word. In addition to his ministry, Bishop White is a father, accomplished author, published writer and currently holds two US patents as an inventor.
April Weeden is one of Hollywood’s award-winning stuntwoman who continues to thrive as a legend in the industry. She is a proud mother of her 10 year old daughter, Kiera, who is also an actress and stuntgirl. The “soon to be” first lady is also a gifted mentor to over 100 women, men and young people with her resilient Joy Foundation. Additionally, Ms. Weeden travels as well as donates her time and money to community organizations.
April Weeden & daughter Kiera Washington
*African American Stuntwoman April Weeden salutes the NAACP for honoring the founders of Black Stuntmen’s Association with the President’s Award on Friday night at the 43rd Annual NAACP Awards.
April Weeden lovingly provides this statement of gratitude to the Black Stuntmen’s Association:
“Thank you so much for opening doors for us. It is because of the perseverance and diligence of the Blackmen’s Stuntmen Association that I have been able to thrive in an influential stunt career as an African American woman for over 20 years.”
Weeden is a trailblazer herself in delivering powerful stunts in over 300 feature films, commercials and videos. She has “doubled” for many leading African American actresses including Angela Bassett, Gabriel Union, Taraji P. Henson and Halle Berry, just to name a few. Her work also entails projects with the late legend Michael Jackson. Her career still continues to shine bright in Hollywood.
Last year, Weeden was the recipient of the mentorship award from the Diamond in the Raw Annual Stuntwomen’s Awards and an award for Christians in Hollywood from the Universal Church of Deliverance, for her dynamic acts of service on and off the big screen. She is currently spreading lots of joy with her Joy Foundation where she mentors over 100 women, men and children. April also actively participates in inspirational speaking engagements locally and nationally for schools and community organizations.
In addition, April is a proud mom of her 9 year old daughter, up and coming actress/stuntwoman, Kiera Washington. Kiera is currently a star in the movie “House Arrest”which was screened at the recent Pan African Film Festival.
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