Sara Blakely Net Worth, Husband, Children, Parents

By Kishor Shahi | Published On: 01 Aug, 2019
Sara Blakely Net Worth, Husband, Children, Parents

Sara Blakely is an American businesswoman, who is the founder of the famous undergarment company, Spanx. Sara, who sold fax machines door-to-door for Danka, initiated the company after she figured out no free footless pantyhose on the market. The take-off on her career took her to relish the sophisticated and lavish lifestyle with immense successes.

She also has appeared in the TV reality shows, including "The Rebel Billionaire" and "American Inventor." 

Married/ Husband/ Children

Sara Blakely first met her husband, Jesse Itzler in 2006 in a poker game at the Net Jet Annual Las Vegas Poker Tournament. Her husband is an entrepreneur and a producer, known for White Chicks, Kiss of the Damned and Grand Theft Parsons. The relationship of the couple who bonded together in the poker game started with a friendship.

After seven months of their first encounter, the couple emailed each other and started dating. As per the sources, Jesse would often tell Sara that he could marry her to which she responded 'Bring It.'

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Sara Blakely with her husband, Jesse (Photo: Sara's Facebook) 

After a year, the couple got engaged after Sara's boyfriend-turned-husband proposed her with a gold band engraved with the words "BRING IT!!,' requesting her to become the co-pilot of his life. Also, he gifted her seven hidden presents — including three more rings, one engraved with Jesse Hearts Sara."

After a year of their engagement, Sara and her husband Jesse shared their wedding vows on 18 October 2008 at Gasparilla Inn and Club in Boca Grande, Florida. Over four hundred and fifty guests attended the ceremony, which was officiated by Sara's father. Sara appeared with her grandmother's restored 1918 wedding classic gown whereas Jesse accompanied her with a black and white suit. 

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In the course of their over a decade-long married life, the couple has welcomed four children, namely; Lazer Blake Itzler, Tepper, Charlie, and Lincoln. Also, the couple flaunts their family life on social media portraying their intimated bond and love dimensions. 

Currently, the couple relishes over ten years of a married relationship with immense love and supports.

Net Worth 

Sara Blakely, age 48, garners her net worth from her professional career as a businesswoman. As per Forbes, she has an estimated net worth of $1.21 billion. Sara is the founder of Spanx, which is a famous undergarment company. Also, she supports several female entrepreneurs through her Sara Blakely Foundation.  

Currently, she resides in her mansion which she bought for $8.8 million in Clearwater, Florida in 2011. Before that, she and her husband lived in a $12.11 million worth apartment at 15 Central Park West in 2008 which they sold for $30 million in 2014.

Also, as per, Sara and her husband Jesse co-own the Atlanta Hawks, basketball team along with several other individuals. 

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Wiki(Age) Bio & Parents

Sara Blakely was born in 1971 in Clearwater, Florida, the United States. She celebrates her birthday on 27 February. The 48-years-old businesswoman pursued her education from Florida State University with a degree in communications. 

She grew up with the family where her father was a lawyer, and her mother was an artist. She was inspired by her parents, who encouraged her to share her failures along with the successes.