Who is Girlfriend of Jeff Bezos?

Updated:18 May, 2022

One of the world's wealthiest men, founder and executive chairman of Amazon, Jeff Bezos who is also the former president and CEO of the company, after officially getting divorced from his wife MacKenzie Scott in 2019, after 25 years of marriage, caught headlines for getting into a relationship with Lauren Sánchez. Sánchez was born on 19, 1969. She belongs to Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is an entertainment reporter and newscaster, she became well-known in the United States. Since, Jeff and Sánchez have made numerous appearances together, including at the Venice Film Festival.

Professional Journey

Alongside graduating from the University of Southern California, Sánchez began her career as an intern for Channel 13 in Los Angeles. However showing interest in Journalism, she began much earlier, by contributing articles to her campus newspaper 'The Warwhoop'. Her career in Journalism started as a desk assistant at KCOP-TV. Later, Sánchez joined KTVK-TV in Phoenix as an anchor and reporter, and then she joined the syndicated entertainment show Extra as a reporter. Her achievements include Emmy's nomination as anchor and correspondent for the sports magazine Going Deep and as an entertainment reporter for FSN's Best Damn Sports Show Period. She had earned an Emmy award for anchoring UPN 13 News after returning back to KCOP-TV in 1999.

Sánchez is a licensed pilot who is eligible to fly planes and helicopters. She received her interest in aviation her at a very early from father who was a flight instructor and mechanic. She started to fly planes in 2011 and got her license as a helicopter pilot in 2016.

After getting her Pilot's license, she opened an aerial film and production company, named Black Ops Aviation was established in 2016. The business concentrates on film and television projects, allowing the entrepreneur to put her experience as a certified pilot to good use. Many media companies, like Amazon and Netflix, use the company's operators to record aerial video.

Personal life:

Sánchez has two siblings: Michael, her brother, and Elena, her sister. With NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, the former news anchor has a son named Niko, who was born in 2001. In 2005, she married Patrick Whitesell, a partner at the Endeavor talent agency and a well-known Hollywood agent. She has three children with Whitesell, Evan, born in 2006, and Ella, born in 2008. Sánchez and Whitesell filed for divorce in April of 2019, and it was finalized in October of the same year. Nowadays, Sánchez is frequently recognized as Bezos' girlfriend as of 2020.


She has appeared in several films and television shows, a few of them are mentioned below:


  • In 1999, in Fight club in the role of Channel 4 Reporter.
  • In 2004, in The Day After Tomorrow in the role of international Newscaster.
  • In 2005, in Fantastic Four in the role of KCOP / KTTV reporter.
  • In 2017, this is her latest film in Girlfriend's Day in the role of Newscaster.


  • In 1997, in Babylon 5 in the role of News anchor.
  • In 2001, in Girlfriends in the role of Anchorwoman.
  • In 2014, this is her latest film in Rake in the role of News Anchor No. 1.


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