Mr Motivator Wife Sandra Evans: Who Is Derick Evans Married To?


Mr. Motivator, aka Derrick Evans, married Sandra Evans for more than 25 years ( Source : theguardian )

Mr. Motivator, aka Derrick Evans, the husband of Sandra Evans, has been married three times throughout his life. 

Derrick Evans is a well-known British fitness instructor. He gained fame after his appearance on the GMTV show on the UK breakfast television in 1993. He used to provide live fitness sessions and motivate his followers. 

Evans was born in Manchester Parish, Jamaica, on November 15, 1952. Also, he is currently 69 years old. However, his single mom gave him away when he was only three months. Standford Rose is the adoptive father of the motivator, a farmer in Jamaica. 

Evans moved with his adoptive family in 1962 to the UK, where his dad served as a laborer. However, his mother, Teresa, returned to Jamaica due to the climate. In the 1990s, Evans published fitness and workout videos with his ex-lover Tessa Sanderson. 

Quick Facts About Derrick Evans

Real NameDerrick Errol Evans
Birth Date15 November 1952
Birth PlaceManchester Parish, Jamaica
Adoptive fatherStanford Rose
Other NameMr Motivator
SpouseSandra Evans ​(m. 1996)
Children4, including Carolyne & Abigail (eldest and youngest daughters)
Ex-girlfriendTessa Sanderson

Mr. Motivator's Wife Sandra Evans Helps Him In His Business

Derrick Evans and his wife, Sandra Evans, tied the knot in 1996 and have been living together for more than 25 years.

Like a motivational speaker, her spouse was also involved in his business. 

Derrick shares his daily activities with his lovely wifey on his social page. He has named Sandra his Mrs. Motivator. The couple has a lot in common; they tune to each other while dancing and moving bodies. 

Derrick mentioned Sandra as the hottest, brightest, most fabulous colorful escort, ready-for-action woman. He felt honored to have her on his arm. 

Derrick Evans and Sandra Evans Verified on the way to get his MBE
Derrick Evans and Sandra Evans Verified on the way to get his MBE ( Source : instagram )

Sandra's last name is Palmer. After marriage, she changed her surname. The couple lives with their youngest daughter in St Ann, Jamaica. The motivator divides his time between Jamaica and the United Kingdom to spend quality time with his wife, family, and grandchildren. 

Derrick and her wife have been trying to heal from the loss of their younger daughter Hadassah. She was only 12 years old and passed due to chronic inflammation meningitis in November 2021. 

Derrick has talked about how the few months were the darkest times in his life. Derrick asked his followers to treasure every day, hour, minute, seconds, and moment: make it count. 

Who Is Derrick Evans Married To?

Previously, Derrick had been married twice. Sandra Palmer is the third wife of the motivator. However, the couple has made a strong bonding. They understand each other and help to grow in their career.

Sandra is currently 64 years old, and the couple has five years age gap. They currently live in Manchester, United Kingdom. He mentioned his wife by her maiden name Palmer. 

Derrick Evans  spending mother's day with his family and wife
Derrick Evans spending mother's day with his family and wife ( Source : instagram )

Derrick shared numerous posts with his wife, who supports him in every activity. Derrick has four children from his previous relationships. Also, he spends time with his daughter and grandchild frequently. 

Derrick's grandchildren are also involved in inspiring people. The motivator shared a short video of them bringing more life lessons to motivate people. RJ is the eldest grandson of the motivator. 

Derrick even spent time with his eldest daughter Carolyne and youngest daughter Abigail. RJ, Daniel, and Karen are the three grandchildren of the motivator who also love their grandfather's profession.

Derick Evans's Relationship With Tessa Sanderson

Derrick Evans was previously in a relationship with Olympic javelin champion Tessa Sanderson.

She is a former British Javelin who emerged in every Summer Olympics. The athlete was the winner of the 1984 Los Angles Olympic Games. She received a gold medal in 1979 Edmonton, 1986 Edinburgh, and 1990 Auckland. 

The couple had a connection after the motivator divorced his previous wife. However, in 1990, she sued several newspapers for claming she had stolen another woman's husband. 

 In the 1990s, Evans published fitness and workout videos with his ex-lover Tessa Sanderson.
In the 1990s, Evans published fitness and workout videos with his ex-lover Tessa Sanderson. ( Source : instagram )

Tessa had been awarded £30,000 by the High Court of Justice for her damages. She had an affair with Evans after he broke up with his ex-wife. However, the rumor spread fastly, which affect their relationship. 

Tessa had worked alongside Evans in the fitness videos Cardiofunk and Body Blitz. The couple's relationship lasted for a few years only. Afterward, the javelin thrower Tessa married former olympian Densiagn White in London at St Paul's cathedral on May 3, 2010. 

 Also, Olympians Tessa Sanderson and Iwan Thomas worked with Bargain Hunt presenter Caroline Hawley on a BBC Sport Relief Special at Newmarket racecourse.

Some FAQs

Who is Mr. Motivator aka Derrick Evans's wife?

Sandra Evans is the wife of Mr. Motivator.

How many times has Mr. Motivator married?

Mr. Motivator has been married three times.

Who is Derrick Evans's ex-girlfriend?

Tessa Sanderson is the ex-girlfriend of Derrick Evans.

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