Tina Lai Lurie
Meet Mrs. Tina Lai Lurie, aka Tina Lurie; she is the second wife of Jeffrey Lurie, the majority owner of the Philadelphia Eagles; Mr. Lurie is currently in his 29th season as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the Eagles. His maternal grandfather Phillip Smith was the founder of one of the biggest dive-in movie theaters, General Cinema movie theater.
How much is the Eagles worth?
As of January 2023, The Philadelphia Eagles are worth $4.9 billion.
Jeffrey Lurie Net Worth
Forbes reported Jeffrey Lurie’s net worth to be estimated at $4.4 billion; while Celebrity Net Worth reported Mr. Lurie’s net worth at $5 billion. In 2022, Forbes placed Jeffrey Lurie on their #241 Fors 400 List and #851 on their Billionaires List.
How did Jeffrey Lurie make his money?
Certainly, Jeffrey Lurie got his start thanks to his grandfather’s General Cinema Corporation, where he worked in 1983; two years later, Jeffrey Lurie founded his own business Chestnut Hill Productions.
Chestnut Hill Productions founded an array of t.v. shows and films including Inside Job and Inocente, Academy Award winners for best documentary film and Best Documentary Short Film, respectively. In 2021, Chestnut and Mr. Lurie won their third Academy Award for the documentary Summer of Soul.
Jeffrey Lurie Philadelphia Eagles Owner
Mr. Lurie, alongside his ex-wife Christina Lurie, formerly known as Christina Weiss, became the Eagles’ owners on May 6, 1994, when Mr. Lurie bought the team for $195 million from former Eagles. owner Norman Braman, who bought the team for $65 million from Leonard Tose in April 1985.
Jeffrey Lurie and his mom Nancy got a $190 million loan from the Bank of Boston. To back up his loan, Mr. Lurie used money from his personal stock in GC Companies Inc and Harcourt General.
Jeffrey Lurie Ex-Wife
As noted Tina is Mr. Lurie’s wife #2; prior to their nuptials, he was married to Lori Christina Weiss, ; after he met her in a pre-production for I Love You to Death, they eventually tied the knot in 1992 in Switzerland. They split up in July 2012; they divorced a month later. She walked out with attractive ownership of the Eagles, which was part of the divorce agreement.
Christina Weiss founded the Eagles Youth Partnership in 1995; in 2007, it helped launch the Lurie Family Foundation (its primary mission is the research of cancer and autism). In 2013, Christina, the Eagles, in partnership with the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, launched the Tackling Breast Cancer campaign.
Mrs. Weiss was born Lorie Christina Wesiss in Mexico to her parents, Lisa and Stanley Weiss. She holds a double major in theater and history of art from Yale University; she briefly attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She worked for Aspect Ratio’s Ron Molder, Vox3 Films, and Screen Pass Pictures; then in 2017, she founded Fourth & Twenty-Eight Films and co-launched Tango Pictures with Andrew Lazar.
Christina Weiss Lurie was the producer of films like Persuasion and Bee Czar in 2022, Last Looks in 2021, Bruised in 2020, Invisible Hands in 2018, Rupture in 2016, Honesty: The Truth About Lies in 2015, We Are the Giant in 2014, Inocente and APlace at the Table in 2012, Inside Job in 2010, Rage, Adam, Sergio in 2009; Broken English and Never Forever in 2007; Feel in 2006, Game 6 in 2005, America Brown in 2004 and I Love You to Death in 1990.
Jeffrey Lurie Children
Christina and Jeffrey Lurie, had two children together; daughter Milena Caitlin and Julian.
Milena Caitlin Lurie, born in September 1993, is a filmmaker in New York. Milena holds a Bachelor’s degree in creative writing from New York University. She did an internship at Lionsgate in 2010, worked at Midnight Farm in 2012, that same year she did an internship at Martha Vineyard Film Festival and was a general production intern at the Jimmy Fallon’s Late Nigh Show in 2013.
Julian Lurie, born in June 1995, who graduated from Harvard in June 2017, worked in the NFL’s Junior Rotation Program from 2017 to 2019, joined Overtime in 2020 first as a consultant and later senior manager of business strategy in 2021. Since May 2022, Julia Lurie has been a business and football operations strategy for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Jeffrey Lurie Wife
Mr. Lurie and his beautiful and young second wife, Tina Lai Lurie, married on May 3, 2013, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Tina Qui Lai was born on August 13, 1973; she is the daughter of Vietnamese refugees parents Thuan & Dave Lai, who came to Philadelphia in the 70’s. Her family opened a grocery store in West Philly, before starting their restaurant chains, Cafe, Fu Wah Deli and the underrated Grill Fish, now owned by her brother Benny Lai.
It was at a Vietnamese restaurant that Mr. Lurie met Tina, in 2012.