Laurel Bennett Bio


Relationship Statistics of Laurel Bennett

What is Laurel Bennett marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Laurel Bennett get married ? (married date):, 1996
How many children does Laurel Bennett have ? (name):Two(Anna and Eli)
Is Laurel Bennett having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Laurel Bennett lesbian ?: No
Who is Laurel Bennett husband ? (name):Tony Bennett

More about the relationship

Laurel is happily married to Tony Bennett. Tony is a former basketball player. They married in 1996 after being in a romantic relationship for over a year. About her family, she blessed with two children daughter Anna and son Eli.

Laurel has always supported her family and she also motivated her husband in his career.

Before getting married, the couple dated for nine months. Tony met Laurel while she was in Youth Ministry at Forest Hill at a church in North Carolina.

The lovely couple has crossed their two-decades-long marital relationship and is still living happily together.

Who is Laurel Bennett?

Laurel Bennett is known for her work in philanthropy, church activities, and community advocacy.

She is also known as the wife of the famous American basketball coach and player Tony Bennett.


Recently, her husband’s NCAA Tournament was canceled due to COVID -19. His next Virginia team coincidentally opened as one of the early favorites to win another NCAA title two years out.

Laurel Bennett- Birth Age, Family

Laurel Bennett was born in June 1974, in Baton Rouge. Her birth name is Laurel Purcell. She has not revealed her parents and siblings.

She moved to Charlotte after her graduation.

Bennett’s Faith and Believe

Bennett’s faith didn’t waiver once Tony was able to secure a coaching position at UVA. It strengthened it. Now, several members of the Cavaliers attend church with Bennetts to renew and reinforce their own faith.

Bennett has taken the windfall from last year in stride. Some poke fun at the Christian member of the Cavaliers, referring to them as “The God Squad,” applying the pillar of faith to the game of Basketball.

Laurel Bennett- Education, Professional Career

Laurel completed her graduation from Louisiana State University.

About her personal life compared to professional life, she is popularly known because of her husband Tony, the former basketball player.

She moved to Charlotte after graduating and began working as a Youth Ministry in Chapel Hill.

From the sources, it is found that she worked for some time at the church as an assistant.

Laurel Bennett Net worth or Source of Income

The estimated salary of Laurel is $100,000 US. As a church assistant, her estimated salary is $20,800-$27,997 US.

Laurel’s spouse Tony has earned a lot of money from his playing as well as coaching career unit now and his career earnings are estimated at around $20 million.

Furthermore, his net worth is estimated to be above $10 million as of 2019.

Currently, receiving a sum of $2.69 million and this sum includes a salary amount of $44K and a supplement compensation of salary of $1.87 million from a sponsor and doners.

Body measurement

Laurel has brown eyes and brunette hair. She has a decent height and weight.

Social media- Twitter

Laurel is active on Twitter with 2.2k followers. She is active on Twitter since July 2012.

She is not active on Facebook and Instagram.

Tony’s Earnings and Achievements

  • ACC Coach of the Year, he received $50k US.
  • ACC tournament Winner, $100k US.
  • Listed in the top 10 of the National Poll, $75k US.
  • Awarded by the National Coach of the Year, $100k US.

5 Facts of Laurel’s Husband

  • Laural husband Tony played for the Charlotte Hornets in Chapel Hill, North California.
  • Tony also played for Green Bay and many other teams as their point guard.
  • Tony ended his playing career with the Sydney Kings in 1997 and started his coaching career.
  • In 1998 with the North Harbour Kings he began his coaching career.
  • Currently, he is the head coach of the University of Virginia’s Tea, Virginia Cavaliers since 2009.


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