Lauren Sanchez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Sep, 2021
Facts of Lauren Sanchez
Date of Birth: 1969 , December-19
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Lauren Sanchez
Birth Name Lauren Wendy Sánchez
Nick Name Lauren
Nationality American
Birth Place/City , Albuquerque
Ethnicity White
Profession News anchor/Media personality
Working For KTTV Fox-11’s,KCOP-TV
Net Worth $30 million
Eye Color Brown eyes
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 54 KG
Famous for The Warwhoop
Affair with Patrick Whitesell
Married Yes
Married to Patrick Whitesell (m. 2005)Patrick Whitesell (2005–present)
Children Evan Whitesell, Eleanor Patricia Whitesell, Nikko Gonzalez
Divorce Yes
Education : University of Southern California (1984)
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Lauren Sanchez is an American news anchor, entertainment reporter, and media personality. She is also the co-host on KTTV Fox-11’s Good Day LA and the station’s Ten o’clock News. She was the former weekend and special correspondent for Extra.

Talking about her relationship the renowned media personality has been married to a talent agent and co-CEO of WWE, soon-to-be-ex-husband Patrick Whitesell since 2014.

From her distinguished media career, Sanchez has also collected a considerable amount of net worth.

Early Life And And Education Of Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez was born on Dec 19, 1969, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is of Mexican descent. She completed her schooling in Albuquerque. After graduating from high school, she went to Los Angeles, where she moved to EI Camino College in Torrance, California, where she wrote for the college newspaper, The war-whoop.

Lauren Sanchez was made it to the dean’s list at EI Camino and was selected for a scholarship for the University of Southern California, where she majored in communications.

Lauren Sanchez's Professional career

Moving to her professional career, Lauren Sanchez began her career as a desk assistant at KCC-TV in Los Angeles. She clasped positions as an anchor and reporter at KTVK-TV in Phoenix before moving the syndicated entertainment show Extra as a reporter.

After that, Lauren Sanchez moved to Fox Sports Net and worked as an anchor as well as a correspondent for the sports magazine Going Deep. She came back to KCOP-TV in 1999 to anchor UPN 13 News. In the meantime, she also worked as the entertainment reporting gig FOX 11’s 10 O’clock News on KTTV in Los Angeles.

Lauren Sanchez got the position of host in FOX’s popular dancing competition So You Think You Can Dance. After that, she came back to Extra as weekend anchor and special correspondent, and currently, she works as a correspondent on Good Day LA.

Film Appearances

Lauren Sanchez has also made her appearances in many films like, ‘The Longest Yard’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘The Day After Tomorrow’, ‘Akeelah and the Bee’, ‘Batman Begins’, and ‘Fight Club’. She featured in the viral video campaign for The Dark Knight as Lydia Filander.

In the year 2016, Sanchez founded the first female-owned aerial film and production company Black Ops Aviation. 

Lauren Sanchez's Net Worth And Salary 

Lauren Sanchez has earned a decent amount of money from her distinguished media career. Her estimated net worth as per celebrity net worth is around $30 million, in 2019. The news anchor and entertainment reporter collect such a tremendous fortune from her journalism career. Whereas her husband Patrick has a net worth of $300 million thanks to his ownership stake in the agency. 

The couple bought the Beverly Hills mansion for a hefty amount of $11 million, in 2006. The two also spent $4.5 million for the vacant lot next door to expand their yard in 2017.  The lot was owned by the late director Tony Scott who purchased it for $800 Kin 2003. 

In the year, 2008, Sanchez was cast in the superhero movie The Dark Knight which was turned out to be a commercially hit at the box office grossing over $1 billion in revenue worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing film of 2008 and is the 37th highest-grossing film of all time. In the movie, she shared the screen along with Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, and Aaron Eckhart

Lauren Sanchez's Personal Life And Relationship

Moving to her personal life, Lauren Sanchez is a married woman. She first dated Tony Kansas and has a son named Nikko Gonzalez (February 12, 2001). She was engaged with actor Henry Simmons but got separated in 2003.

After that, Lauren Sanchez got married to Patrick Whitesell in August 2005. Her husband Patrick is an American talent agent and co-CEO of WWE, an entertainment and media agency.

They have two children among them; one is a daughter named Eleanor Patrick Whitesell (2008) and another is a son named Evan Whitesell (2006). ?

Since a few days ago, it has been reported that the two will divorce soon. And on the other hand, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced he and his wife, MacKenzie, were divorcing. Following the big announcement, the tabloid press was buzzing with stories regarding one of the richest persons Bezos' new romance. 

Lauren Sanchez's Rumored Romantic Relationship With World's Richest Persona Jeff Bezos

As per TMZ, the National Enquirer, and the New York Post's Page Six, billionaire Jeff Bezos is dating Lauren. On Jan 19, 2019, he made a public appearance without wearing his wedding ring. He announced his divorce with his wife at the 16th Annual Legends of Aviation Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Furthermore, his alleged relationship with former TV news anchor Lauren also attracted huge media attention. 

Lauren is also active on social media like Facebook and Instagram. 


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