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This has highly contributed to her current net worth and has made her be listed among the billionaires in her generation. She then worked in a jewelry company that was well known as a manager. In 2015 the Benson family gave $20 million for cancer care and research. Her first marriage was to Nace Anthony Salomone, on April 8, 1967, which ended in a divorce and annulment in 1972. Maybe you know about Gayle Benson very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2020? She graduated from Martin Behrman High School in 1966. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising, and analytics Partners.
[49][50], In November 2012 Gayle Benson and her husband, Tom, donated $7.5 million towards the construction of Tulane University's Yulman Stadium.

Contributions can be made by credit card below or by sending a check to: [4][5][6], Benson is the first woman to be the majority shareholder of the voting stock in both an NFL and NBA franchise. Lajaunie and Marie False Lajaunie: in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. [7], She was born Gayle Marie LaJaunie, the daughter of Francis J. LaJaunie (January 5, 1924 – July 18, 2010), and Marie Folse LaJaunie (1924-May 30, 2010). Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird Benson, well known as ‘Gayle’, owns a sports franchise based in America.

She advanced her education at Martin Behman High school. About her education: she went to St Joseph, St Anthony, and later went to Holy Name of Mary schools. [6][18], On December 27, 2014, Tom Benson wrote an e-mail to his daughter and two grandchildren stating he wanted "no further contact with any of you." New Orleans, LA 70130 NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson was the victim of an attempted auto theft Saturday afternoon, according to team … As of November 2020, She is estimated to have a net worth of $4 billion. [24][25][26], Rodney Henry, former personal assistant to Tom Benson, filed a lawsuit accusing the New Orleans Saints and Gayle Benson of racism and violations of federal labor laws. ", "Gayle and Tom Benson renew their wedding vows in celebration of their 10th anniversary", "Ten Years Later, Saints Owners Tom and Gayle Benson say "I Do" Again", "Tom and Gayle Benson receive highest papal honor for their generosity to Catholic Church", "Tom Benson, Tycoon Who Danced With His Saints, Dies at 90", "Tulane names new football venue Yulman Stadium", Tulane's field to be named for Benson – San Antonio Express-News, "Tulane stadium, field, club seats to honor donors", "Gayle and Tom Benson Give $20 Million for Cancer Care, Research", "Benson family donates historic $20 million to Ochsner Cancer Institute", "Gayle Benson to donate $5 million to Jesuit High – the largest gift in school history", "Gayle Benson donates $3.5 million to Second Harvest Food Bank", "Gayle & Tom Benson Charitable Foundation makes $1 million gift to Children's of Mississippi", "Judge considers Tom Benson trust change jurisdiction", "Tom Benson family feud: Saints, Pelicans ownership struggle focus of hearing", "In court, Pelicans owner claims family members 'tried to kill' him", "Trial for Tom Benson's Saints, Pelicans ownership dispute moved to February", "Benson and his heirs reach settlement in contentious ownership battle", "Tom Benson settles Saints, Pelicans ownership dispute", "Spurned daughter, grandchildren sue Saints owner for writing them out of will", "Report: TX judge freezes large chunk of Benson assets", "Tom Benson deserves better than this squabble", "Prenuptial agreement wouldn't keep Gayle Benson from taking over Saints, Pelicans, expert says", "Saints' Owner Marches Out of Step With His Heirs' Expectations", Temporary home venues in 2005 due to Hurricane Katrina, Majority team owners in the National Basketball Association, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gayle_Benson&oldid=985618741, Women National Football League executives, Short description is different from Wikidata, BLP articles lacking sources from May 2018, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 23:24.
Earlier on, as she was married to Tomas T-Bird, together they had ventured in some renovating business and layer incorporated the Gayle Bird interiors in 1970. Tom Benson is the owner of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints and the National Basketball Association's New Orleans Pelicans. Five hundred thousand dollars from the Gayle Benson Community Assistance Fund and $100,000 in newly contributed money from McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco® Brand Pepper Sauce, will be the catalysts to kick this program off with an initial $600,000 in funding. The company was thereafter involved in a number of lawsuits following different allegations. Reference: Family Assistance Fund.