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CEO and former owner of C.R. Laurence. He is married and a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Donald Friese

Donald Friese is married to Andrea Friese.
He is father of Three.
Donald Friese is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Donald Friese?

Donald Friese is a married man. He is married to his wife, Andrea. Andrea has been his wife for around 56 years.

The couple has stayed private and doesn’t appear in front of the media much. Friese has kept his personal life very private and is not active on social media sites either.

He bought a $16 million house in Malibu because his wife always wanted one.

From their marriage, the couple has three children. Their son, Donald Friese Jr., came to public attention when he was dating reality TV Star, Brandi Glanville.

Donald Friese: Biography in Details

Who is Donald Friese?

Donald Friese is an American billionaire. He is a businessman and entrepreneur. Frise is the CEO and former owner of C.R. Laurence.

Donald Friese: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Donald Friese was born in York, Pennsylvania in 1940. As of 2021, his age is 81. There is no information about his parents. He has twelve siblings.

He was the third child of his parents and has two older siblings and ten younger siblings. Donald spent his childhood days in York.

Donald Friese
Caption: Donald Friese and Brandi (Source: Networthtoday)

At the age of 5, his parents took him alongside one of his brothers to an orphanage. At age 12, he started living and working on a dairy farm, a hog, and a farm.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.


There is no information about his educational background. He has completed high school studies.

Donald Friese: Professional Life, Career

After high school graduation, he was immediately enlisted in the U.S. Army. The year was 1958, the Korean War had ended and it was before the American troops went to Vietnam. He trained as a missile mechanic. Donald served in Taiwan and Okinawa. He spent three years serving in the army.

After completing his service, Friese began his journey at C.R. Laurence in Los Angeles. At that time, the company had just one location. He started working there with an ‘entry-level job’ and as its sixth employee.

Some years later, the owner of C.R., Bernie Harris sold him a 10% stake. Starting from there, he acquired more and eventually bought Harris out completely when he retired. After Harris’ retirement in 1997, he bought another 50% which he had not owned previously.

Donald started expanding the business and acquired competitors. He also launched a manufacturing operation. The company manufactured more than 65,000 products by 2015 for the glass industry.

The Irish conglomerate CRH plc bought the company for$1.3 a billion cash in 2015. He retained most of the real estate and continued as the CEO of the company. According to reports, he earned around $885 million from the sale of the company.

Donald Friese: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, Donald Friese has an estimated net worth of around $1.1 billion. Frise is a Forbes-listed businessman and has earned millions of dollars from his company, C.R. Laurence. Friese made around $885 million when he sold the company.

He owns a house in Chatsworth where he lives with his wife and a $16 million weekend house in Malibu.

Donald Friese: Rumors and Controversies

Friese has not been involved in any controversies. Also, he has not done anything controversial to harm his reputation. Similarly, there are no rumors about him. He is a very well-respected businessman.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Donald Friese has salt and pepper-colored hair and brown eyes. There is no information about his height and weight. Similarly, he has not revealed his other body measurements including shoe size, etc.

Social Media

Friese is not active on social media sites. He is a billionaire businessman and probably does not have time to spend on social media sites. He is not active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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