Who is Larry Hoover's wife, Winndye Jenkins?

LARRY Hoover is credited for co-founding the Chicago street gang, Gangster Disciples.

Larry Hoover has been with Winndye Jenkins since the 1960s, prior to his incarceration.

Who is Larry Hoover's wife, Winndye Jenkins?

Winndye Jenkins has been in a longtime committed relationship with Larry Hoover.

Hoover has recently become popular in the mainstream media as rapper Kanye West is holding a concert and promoting the phrase "Free Larry Hoover" from incarceration.

Jenkins and Hoover were never legally married, and is considered to be his "common-law wife" according to AB TC.

According to an interview with Jenkins in AB TC, Hoover's penitentiary has prevented them from getting married despite their numerous attempts.

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What has Winndye Jenkins said about Larry Hoover?

In an interview with the Chicago Sun Times in July 2021, Jenkins spoke about her husband and his incarceration.

Wendy has been his longtime connection to the outside world and his family since he was incarcerated in 1973.

"I stayed to help him get out of there. I kept hoping he would get out. We could have moved on. But we believed he was going to get out if he fit the criteria of what the law says."

"But they felt he had too much power on these streets, and they want to hold him hostage. It is all political," Jenkins said.

She shared that her husbands attention in the media has affected her son and grandson as they share Hoover's first name.

"I once told my son he could change his name, but he said he wasn’t going to change his name," she said.

"He wasn’t ashamed of his daddy. Senior never thought that Jr. would name his son after him."

How many kids do Winndye and Larry have together?

Jenkins and Hoover have one son together, Larry Hoover Jr. his exact age is not known.

It is suspected that Larry Hoover Jr. is around 35-40 years of age.

He recently appeared in an interview with Drea O on the Drea O Show on YouTube.

He spoke about his relationship with Kanye West and the benefit concert for his father.

"Yeah, he’s aware of it and he has to be concerned because he doesn’t know how it may affect him," Hoover Jr. said around the 6:05 mark.

"He’s concerned that it may affect him negatively because it’s showing his influence, but his influence is positive. Him being an influential person, it just won’t disappear."

The Free Larry Hoover concert benefit is hosted by Kanye West, and rapper Drake is said to also be attending.

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