TV’s greatest dating competition, “Bachelorette” ended very interestingly when Sophie Monk dared to break twentyone hopeful hearts after weeks of secret meetings choosing the special one. The multimillionaire, Stu Landy won over Sophie’s heart at last with the bag of records like the oldest ever winner of Bachelorette and the only winner starting as an intruder. He is not only known as bachelorette winner as he hails from one of the Australia’s powerful pub families.
Career and Progression:
Stu’s multimillionaire family fortune runs down from three generations before it came down as a millionaire’s empire. It all began with taking over a single pub in Sydney’s working class inner-west at the end of World War II by his grandfather. His parents took over the business later in 1945.
Arthur naturally joined the family business and handled the multimillionaire pub houses. The business hotels include Bateau Bay Hotel, Chittaway Bay Hotel, Panania Hotel, Liverpool’s Golden Fleece Hotel and many more.
Arthur was even made a member of the ‘Order of Australia’ in 2004 and recognized as Hotelier of the year by the Australian Hotels Association in 2006.
How much is Laundry’s Net Worth?
Unbelievable luxurious life standard and multi-million portfolios under family name are some of the gifts Stu was born with. He lavishes his life with his own two yachts, multi-million dollar waterfront penthouse. He has ridiculously good financial figures to his name. He enjoys the estimated net worth of around $500 million.
Stu’s Bachelor Days:
Laundy seems to have a type – a blonde and celebrity with all his past link ups like Aussie stars Sophie Falkiner, Laura Csortan, Stephanie Rice. He got himself into a vicious cycle of being a party central, and he would search parties, booze, and women to bury his loneliness. He claims to be the biggest regret ever.
What about His Marriage with Rachel?
He had his lifelong marriage with a childhood sweetheart, Rachel Laundy on a rough ending. Rachel came up with the divorce desires in spite of their four daughters. The divorce hit him so hard that he had the life-changing realization of his bachelor days. He even went too far to experiment himself on the SBS show “Filthy Rich and Homeless” living a “homeless life” as the name suggests.
Sophie Monk as his New Wife?
This time, Stu had his final game as he is trying to settle down as a family with Sophie Monk. He went on a search for love in the TV show “Bachelorette” which he did with charm. He won the show and even her heart. It so happens that they were supposed to meet on a date, but Sophie arrived to cancel due to her hangover.
Caption - Stu Laundy with girlfriend, Sophie after winning her heart in "Bachelorette."
Source - Instagram
Split or not?
As for now, the millionaire hotelier and former Bardot singer have caught themselves in circles of rumors with all kinds of shade. Sophie got herself in media attention with her tensed car argument.
And for more spice, she came out to announce she is pregnant and the couple has split up on the McDonald’s Supercrew Awards. Even Stu has his side of the focus revealing he is still legally married as divorce process is going on. So amidst rumors and fake love allegations, Sophie had quoted while speaking to KIIS FM
‘No, we have not broken up!’
This just clarifies their ongoing romantic relationship.
A larger-than-life character, Stu has the family passing the fortune since three generations. His publican father Arthur Laundy is still running the family business with Stu’s mother, Veronica. He has a brother named Craig Laundy and two sisters. As per a wiki source, he attended Sydney’s elite private school St Joseph’s College in Hunters Hill for his education. For a handsome playboy, he enjoys an impressive height taller than 1.68 m Sophie Monk.