Who is Lauren Sánchez, Jeff Bezos Girlfriend
Lauren Sánchez is well known as the girlfriend of Amazon C.E.O Jeff Bezos. She is an entertainment reporter, media personality, news anchor, and actress. Sánchez is a frequent guest host on The View, a former co-host on KTTV Fox 11’s Good Day LA, and an anchor on the Fox 11 Ten O’clock News, as well as an anchor and special correspondent on Extra. Sánchez has also appeared on shows such as The Joy Behar Show, Larry King Live, and Showbiz Tonight.
Lauren Sánchez Age
Sánchez is 51 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 19, 1969, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the United States.
Lauren Sánchez Family
Sánchez was born to her parents Ray Sanchez and Eleanor Sanchez. She comes from a second-generation Mexican-American family in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her father worked as a flight instructor who spent his time rebuilding planes. She graduated from ‘El Camino College and the ‘University of Southern California with a major in communications.
Lauren Sánchez Husband
Sanchez was previously married to Patrick Whitesell. He is a Hollywood agent and founding partner of Endeavor. They divorced in April 2019 after being married in August 2005. It is not known why they divorced but in February 2019, Bezos said through a blog post that a National Enquirer wanted to blackmail him over his affair with Sanchez.
Lauren Sánchez Children
Sanchez has a son called Nikko with former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez. She also has a daughter Ella and Evan with her ex-husband, Whitesell.
Lauren Sánchez Career as a Journalist
Sánchez began her career as a desk assistant at Los Angeles’ KCOP-TV. She also worked as an anchor and reporter at KTVK-TV in Phoenix before becoming a reporter for the syndicated entertainment show Extra.
She then moved to Fox Sports Net, where she received another Emmy nomination for her work as an anchor and correspondent for the sports magazine Going Deep, as well as an entertainment reporter for FSN’s Best Damn Sports Show Period.
Sánchez returned to KCOP-TV in 1999 to anchor UPN 13 News, for which she received an Emmy Award. She was also hired as an entertainment reporter for FOX 11’s 10 p.m. news on KTTV in Los Angeles.
During season 2 of The View in February 2000, she finished second in the nationwide hosting competition. Lisa Ling was eventually appointed to the position. Sánchez took over as the original host of FOX’s popular dancing competition So You Think You Can Dance in 2005.
After one season, she left the show to have her second child. Sánchez returned to Extra as a weekend anchor and special correspondent in 2009. Sánchez continues to appear on Good Day LA, Extra, and other television shows on a regular basis. Lauren has appeared in the “50 Most Beautiful” issue of People magazine and the “Hot Bodies” issue of Us Weekly.
She established Black Ops Aviation, the first female-owned aerial film, and production company, in 2016. Sánchez now focuses on film and television projects that allow her to put her skills as a licensed airplane and helicopter pilot to use.
Lauren Sánchez Relationship with Jeff Bezoz
Lauren and Jeff Bezos’s relationship began back in 2018 when he was still married to his wife of 26 years Mackenzie Scott. They divorced in 2019 and soon after Jeff and Lauren made their relationship official. At that time Sanchez and her ex-husband Patrick Whitesell were in the process of getting a divorce.
As of 2020, she was officially her girlfriend and have been going to events and all other parties as a couple. He even threw her a lavish 50th birthday party which was attended by the likes of Orlando Bloom, Katy Perry, and Timothee Chalamet.
Lauren Sánchez Net Worth
Sánchez reportedly has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Jeff Bezzos Background
Jeff Bezos is an American billionaire, investor, computer engineer, and businessman. He is the founder and former CEO of Amazon. As of December 2021, he has an estimated net worth of 200 million becoming the second wealthiest man in the world. He was previous;y married to novelist Mackenzie Scott but divorced in 2019. They have four children whom they adopted from China.