Kam Buckner And Wife Bernardette Had A Magical Wedding In New Orleans

Kam and Bernardette announced their pregnancy with a lovely photo in 2021.
Kam and Bernardette announced their pregnancy with a lovely photo in 2021.( Source : instagram )

Kam Buckner wife Bernardette Salgado is a brand manager for Teeling Irish Whiskey. Kam married Salgado on 24 September 2022.

Buckner is an American politician and attorney who serves as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 26th District. He is known for his philanthropic work to help those in need. 

He is also the candidate in the 2023 Chicago Mayoral Election.

Kam played football in college and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an undergraduate degree. He is the classmate and former teammate of famous NFL stars like Rashard Mendenhall, Vontae Davis, and Kelvin Hayden. 

After graduation, Kam attended the DePaul University College of Law and graduated with a J.D. Degree. He was appointed to the Illinois House of Representatives on January 18, 2019, and has been there since. 

Buckner comes from a musical family, his father was the lead singer of a soul group, and he is the cousin of singers Jennifer Hudson and the Staples Singers. 

Kam Buckner Married Life With Bernardette Salgado

Kam Buckner and Bernardette Salgado live together with their two children in Chicago. The couple got married in New Orleans.

On October 14, 2022, Bernardette posted a cute video tribute to her marriage with Kam with the caption "THE BUCKNERS ❤️ 9.24.22" on her Instagram profile.

The couple has an older son named Luke, who is 14 years old and is on his way to becoming a professional wrestler, while their youngest son Kastillo Elijah Buckner was born on December 1, 2021, and is a Sagittarius just like his father. 

Kam Buckner and Bernardette attending an NBA game.
Kam Buckner and Bernardette attending an NBA game. ( Source : instagram )

The Buckners love going on family trips and spending time with each other; both Kam and Bernardette's Instagram profiles are filled with pictures from their adventures and time spent together. 

On Christmas 2022, Bernardette posted a family picture of the four getting ready to celebrate on her Instagram account. Her post was flooded with comments from their well-wishers and families, including wishes from the CEO of IBest Wines, Ingrid Best

Who Is Bernardette Salgado?

Bernardette Salgado is a Brand Manager and has been working full-time for Bacardi for six years and seven months. She joined Bacardi in July 2016 and has been a part of the company ever since, as per her Linkedin profile.

She graduated High School from Coral Park Sr. High in 2003 with a 3.7 GPA. In college, she joined Florida International University and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Psychology and Dance. 

Bernardette acquired her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in International Business Administration from the University of Miami in 2011 with a 3.7 GPA. 

Bernardette celebrating Christmas with her family
Bernardette celebrating Christmas with her family ( Source : instagram )

Bernardette worked as a Commercial Division Manager in Fortune International Realty during her college years and worked there for a year and eleven months in 2010. She has also worked as a Program Manager for Johnson & Johnson, where she used to manage and coordinate a global year-round calendar for the company. 

Salgado has also founded and worked as a Director of her own company, Movement Yoga for Children in South Florida. She worked for the company for eight years and 11 months and helped secure over 20 accounts across private organizations to help underprivileged kids until her resignation from the company in March 2020. 

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