Katherine Berkery is a former model and restaurant manager widely known as the Welsh singer Tom Jones' three days fling. Their brief relationship resulted in the birth of their son, Jonathan Berkery.
Tom denied him being his father, but the DNA test revealed the truth, making him pay £1,700 monthly as child maintenance until his 18th birthday.
Katherine Berkery was born in 1963 in Korea. Her Korean parents rejected her at the age of eight. Later on, Katherine was raised by a wealthy New Jersey Financer and his wife.
There is not much information regarding her biological and adoptive parents. She hasn't revealed about her siblings.
Katherine might have completed high school. She looks like a well-educated lady. But, Her Educational details are unknown.
Katherine Berkery met Tom Jones in a restaurant on 29th October 1987 while he was on tour in the US. She was invited to watch his performance, and then they went to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan and spent three nights together.
After a few months, she realized that she was pregnant, and when she tried to tell Tom all about it, his assistant said,
He has had sex with around 250 women per year while at his peak career. As a result of their brief relationship, their son, Jonathan Berkery, was born on 27th June 1988.
However, he denied the fact that Jonathan was his child.
When Mr. Jones denied being the child's father, she went to the court for justice. The court asked for the DNA test, which resulted in him being the biological father of Katherine's son.
Despite being Jonathan's father, he refused to accept him as his son.
But he agreed to pay £1,700 monthly as child maintenance until his 18th birthday, as ordered by Manhattan Family Court Judge Judith B. Sheindlin.
Moreover, the Himself singer showed Berkery as a prostitute to win the case and blamed her for seducing him.
While he was having a physical relationship with Katherine, he was married to his longtime girlfriend, Linda Trenchard, in 1957, with whom he has a son named Mark Woodward.
The If I Only Knew singer described how he fell in love with his late wife in his autobiography called Over the Top and Back.
He confessed to his wife about his extramarital affairs, and despite that, they stayed together until Linda's death on 10th April 2016 due to cancer.
He has dated several celebrities, including Mary Wilson, Charlotte Laws, Marjorie Wallace, Cassandra Peterson, and Priscilla Presley, widow of music icon Elvis Presley. On the other hand, Katherine stays single and is happy living with her son.
She isn't a very well-known celebrity. She gained recognition as the mother of the renowned Welsh singer Sir Thomas John Woodward. He is known as the name of Tom Jones. She used to work as a restaurant manager and then made her career as a model.
However, Katherine came into the spotlight for a while because of her relationship with Tom Jones. Barkery was cast as one of the club girls in Picture Perfect, a short film directed by Brett Meyer.
Later on, she landed a job in the real estate industry and became a real estate agent. Barkery has been living a low-key life after the case was closed.
Katherine ended her relationship with Tom Jones. After that, she leads her single life. According to Biography Talks, Katherine has married another man living with him in North Carolina. She has kept her personal life away from the media.
Speaking of her net worth, she might have an estimated net worth of $300 thousand. Katherine might be earned a good amount of money throughout her career. Her primary source of income is her modeling career. Besides this, Katherine is living a quality lifestyle.
Meanwhile, Tom Jones has earned tremendous money throughout his career. Tom Jones has a huge net worth of $300 million. Tom has paid $500,000 for Dean Martin's mansion in Los Angeles.
Later on, he sold the home for $6.46 million in 1998. Jones has also owned an 8,143 square foot villa in the Mulholland Estates and purchased it for $2.65 million in 1998.
The star has sold more than 100 million records and bagged 36 Top 40 hits in the UK and 19 in the US charts. The Welsh star is living a lavish lifestyle.
Tom has earned money from his career in television, such as being a judge on The Voice. Tom hasn't revealed about his cars and another source of income.
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