You may not have heard of the name Lauren Sanchez before, but the mother-of-three has hit world headlines after it was alleged she had an affair with the world’s richest man and Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos. So who is Lauren Sanchez? Lauren Wendy Sanchez is an Emmy Award winning American news anchor.
And Lauren, 49, has hit world headlines after it was alleged she had an affair with Amazon boss Jeff Bezos. Los Angeles TV viewers will know Sanchez through her work as a former co-host on Fox’s Good Day LA from 2011 to 2017.
She has also worked as an entertainment reporter. A qualified helicopter pilot, she specialises in film from the air and has her own aerial filming company – Black Ops Aviation.
According to Hollywood Reporter, she served as a consultant on Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. Did she have an affair with Jeff Bezos? Billionaire Jeff Bezos has been secretly seeing Lauren Sanchez, it was claimed on January 10, 2019. Sources told The New York Post that Bezos and mum-of-three Sanchez, 49, got to know each other through her husband Patrick Whitesell, one of Hollywood’s most powerful men.
He is an agent to stars including Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Kevin Costner and Hugh Jackman.Whitesell and glamorous Sanchez split in the autumn and she grew close to Bezos after coming to work for his space company Blue Origin. She is thought to have told her husband in recent weeks that she is seeing Bezos.
It is also believed Bezos made his divorce announcement from wife MacKenzie believing that photos of himself and Sanchez could soon be made public.
Are they dating now? It is unclear but media sources reported they have been spending time with each other in recent months. Sources also said that Bezos and Sanchez looked friendly at a Golden Globes after-party on Sunday, January 6. A photo has emerged from as far back as April 2018 of them enjoying a meal together.