As the saying goes "It's not the fall that kills you, its the landing," the relationship between Stu Laundy and Calendar Girl fame singer Sophie Monk started with a bang in The Bachelorette but ended with some media drama and uncertainty. Want to know more about the millionaire hunk who was dumped by singing sensation, you are in for a treat!
Stu And Sophie No Longer A Couple
Amidst media drama and contractual obligations, it is now official that Stu and Sophie are no longer a couple. Sophie confirmed the news on 25th January 2018 with an Instagram post and claiming that they are two different personalities and intend to remain friends.
Sophie's Instagram post announcing split on 25th January 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Stu Laundy, the father of four, among many contestants, was able to win the heart of the model in the Australian television adaptation show, ‘The Bachelorette’ in its season 3 that aired back on September 21, 2017. The couple were also planning their wedding and was also seen in many vacation trips.
Stu and Sophie at the Snowy Alps of Canada in early 2018 (Photo: dailymail.com)
Reason For Split
Well, Sophie announcement didn't make quite clear the reason behind their split as she said that she wanted their relationship to work but it simply wasn't to be. But sources claim that there were ego issues with Stu, and he didn't cope well with the fact that he was no longer a center of the attraction.
According to dailymail, Stu had various jealousy issues about Sophie’s star profile that the caused them to split. For the facts, the businessman had to fight for his self-ego since all the attention was primarily to the model only. Both Stu and Sophie haven't spilled the beans about the reasons and are yet to confirm the story in the media.
Stu's Previous Marriage
Stu had been in a marital life with a woman named Rachel till the couple decided to end their 15 long years of marriage around late September 2013. Although the restaurateur could not fulfill a long-term relationship with his wife, both the couple has been co-parenting their four kids as dutiful parents.
Family Business And Net Worth
As Stu’s wiki suggests, he comes from a wealthy family who shares a net worth of more than $400 million from a single pub in Sydney. The family business started after the end of World War II, and the hard work of his grandparents and parents paid off and soon became the biggest across Australia.
The millionaire is the third generation running a family business that his forefathers founded back in 1945. His father Arthur Laundy, 76 is also still actively involved in Twin Willows Hotel in its management.
Stu has a brother Craig who is a Federal MP, and despite helming the prestigious position, he somehow managed his time for the family venture. Apart from his brother, Stu is accompanied by his lovely sisters named Justine and Danielle.
The heir to $500 million pub empire, Stu Laundy is 45 years of age and was born around the year 1972. The Native Australian stands a towering height that suits his charming personality and belongs to Caucasian ethnic group. Although nothing much is revealed about his educational background, coming from a settled family, he must have received a quality education.