Emmy Award-Winning American News Anchor, Lauren Sanchez, has been in the industry for more than two decades. The multi-talented anchor is also a entertainment reporter, media personality, actress, producer, pilot, and entrepreneur. She is a contributor to Larry King Live and The Joy Behar Show.
Lauren Sanchez was born as Lauren Wendy Sanchez on December 19, 1969, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lauren is among the two children born to Eleanor Sanchez and her husband, Ray Sanchez. Her father is a flight instructor and owns a flight school. Lauren graduated from the University of Southern California.
Lauren's Love Affair With Jeff Bezos
As of 2020, Lauren is in a romantic relationship with the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos. The duo has been dating each other for almost a year. They got to know each other through her husband of 14 years, Patrick Whitesell. Bezos and Sanchez struck a working relationship while collaborating on projects like Blue Origin, before gradually falling for each other last year.
A source mentioned, "Lauren and Jeff have been spending a lot of time together over the last year and especially the past few months." They were even seen together in Los Angeles on the day of the Golden Globes on January 6 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Failed Marriage with Patrick Whitesell
Lauren was previously married to Patrick Whitesell in 2005. They had been dating for sometime before exchanging their wedding vows. Patrick is a Hollywood agent and founding partner of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. The duo welcomed their first child, Evan, born in 2006 and had their second child, Ella, in 2008.
The family of four was living a happy life. Lauren had a son, Nikko, from her relationship with former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez. They were in a relationship for some time in 2001 and separated soon after Nikko's birth in 2001. In early 2019, A rumor of the extra-marital affair started between Lauren and Jeff. In April 2019, Sánchez and Whitesell filed for divorce, which was finalized in October of that year.
How Rich is Lauren Sanchez?
Lauren Sanchez has an estimated net worth of $30 Million. She credits her this staggering net worth to her successful career as an anchor, entertainment reporter, and media personality. Cheryl Burton is a famous American Anchor with a net worth of $1 Million.
Sanchez works as a helicopter pilot. She earned her helicopter pilot's license in June 2016. In 2006, Patrick and Lauren two paid $11 million for a Beverly Hills mansion. In 2017, they paid $4.5 million for the vacant lot next door to expand their yard.
Luren's Boyfriend, Jeff Bezos, has a staggering net worth of $182.2 Billion as of August 2020. At the same time, Bezos has added $63.6 billion to his net worth in 2020 alone. Amazon made its initial public offering on May 15, 1997.
Since that day, the split-adjusted stock price has increased by over 153,000%. Amazon has steadily grown over the last two decades, and now sells a wide variety of consumer products, electronics, and digital media.
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