Trina Grimes is Edwin Edwards’s wife, who will inherit his net worth of $10 million USD. How did they meet? Find Out.
Edwin was an American democrat politician and former representative. He served in the US House as Louisiana’s 7th congressional district. Likewise, he was also appointed as the governor of Louisiana for four terms.
Sadly, Edwards passed away following a lungs problem at 93 years old.
Who is Trina Grimes? Meet Edwin Edwards Wife
Trina Grimes survives Edwin Edwards as his widow wife.
Grimes met the late politician when he was serving his prison sentence. They reportedly become close prison pen pals in a short duration.
Eventually, Trina and Edwin tied the knot on July 29, 2011. The wedding was held at Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans.
Tom Benson would have been 94 today.
Edwin Edwards would have been 94 next month.
RIP 🙏 🙏
The two saved the Saints/NFL in New Orleans in 1985. https://t.co/a0iyWb3htz pic.twitter.com/KYLPszQ91I
— Fletcher Mackel (@FletcherWDSU) July 12, 2021
Born in August of 1978, Trina Grimes is 42 years old. Interestingly, she is 51 years younger than the former governor.
She even supported her husband during his last days. Edwin Edwards died due to respiratory complications on July 6, 2021.
Trina Grimes Children and Family Members
Edwin Edwards and Trina Grimes have a child named Eli Wallace Edwards.
Eli was born on August 1, 2013, and is just 7 years old. Similarly, Trina Grimes also acts as a stepmother to Edwin’s other children from his previous marriage.
Edwards was married to Elaine Schwartzenburg from 1949 to 1989. Together, they gave birth to four children: Anna, Stephen, Victoria and David.
After his divorce, the politician made Candy Picou his spouse in 1994. Though they tried to have a baby together, the attempts were reportedly not successful. They subsequently got divorced in 2004 amid Edwin’s prison time.
Trina Grimes has always been open about her relationship with Edwards’s family. She even starred in a TV series called The Governor’s Wife to talk about her situation.
The show aired on the Arts & Entertainment Network on October 27, 2013. It mainly featured Grimes’s struggle to raise teenage sons and her role as stepmother to Edwin’s daughters.
What is Trina Grimes’s Net Worth?
Trina Grimes is now an heir of $10 million USD net worth.
Since the Edwin Edwards Obituary following his demise, there is much speculation on who will get his fortune. By law, Grimes has now become the sole owner of the property.
Trina Grimes is also featured on Edward’s Wikipedia. However, she has not spoken about her spouse’s passing away yet.
Today we remember a larger than life figure, Louisiana’s longest serving Governor, Edwin Edwards.
Governor Edwin Edwards’ humor & patent one-liners were matched only by his commitment to civil rights & love for Louisiana.
Our condolences are with his wife Trina and the family. pic.twitter.com/o35p10rtYj
— Louisiana Democrats (@LaDemos) July 12, 2021
This might be a difficult time for Trina and the whole Edward family. We send our thoughts and prayers to everyone. Thank You.