is Jeffrey Lurie Married? His Bio, Age, Wife, Kids and Religion

Is Jeffrey Lurie married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Tina Lai. They celebrated their wedding on May 4, 2013. His wife is currently spending her time as a housewife but she has experience in managing restaurants. Before Tina, Jeffrey was married to documentary producer/ philanthropist Christina Weiss. With his first wife, he is a father of two kids including a son named Julian and a daughter named Milena.

Failure of First Marriage

Lurie married his first wife Christina Weiss in 1992 where their wedding took place in Gstaad, Switzerland. They met at the pre-production meeting for I Love You To Death for the time. During their happy conjugal life, they welcomed two children named Milena (daughter) and Julian (son). After two decades, the couple announced that they were about to get divorced in 2012. Their divorce was finalized in the month of August. As a part of the divorce settlement, he delivered a “sizeable” ownership interest.

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Who is Jeffrey Lurie?

Born as Jeffrey Robert Lurie, he landed on the planet on September 8, 1951, which makes his age be 70 years old as of 2021. By profession, he is an American motion picture producer and businessman best known for being the owner of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. The club’s valuation was computed $2.65 billion making them rank 10th among NFL teams in value in 2017.

What nationality is Jeffrey Lurie’s wife?

Lurie’s current wife is of Asian ethnic background and therefore, many people are curious about her nationality and origin. Tina Lai was born in Vietnam and now she has gained American citizenship as well. She was born in 1975 who moved to Malaysia at the age of 3 with her family and later to the United States of America.

Early Life, Family and Educational Achievements

Lurie was born in 1951 and her place of birth is in Boston, the United States. Talking about his family background, he was born to parents named Morris John Lurie (father) and Nancy (née Smith) Lurie (mother). His grandfather, Philip Smith was one of the biggest businessmen of his time known for being the founder of the General Cinema music theater chain. His uncle’s name is Richard A. Smith, a well-known business executive.

He spent his early life with two siblings named Cathy and Peter. When he was nine years old, his father, age 44, died on April 14, 1961.

Regarding his education, he earned his Bachelor of Arts  (B.A.) degree by attending Clark University. He was also enrolled at Boston University from where he obtained his Master’s degree majoring in Psychology. From The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, he earned a doctorate in social policy by being enrolled at Brandeis University. During this, his thesis was based on the depiction of women in Hollywood movies.


Jeffrey Lurie was born to Jewish parents but spent most of his adult life as a non-practicing Jew. His religion is Jewish.

Career and Professional Life

Before landing into the world of business, he has worked at Boston University where he served as an adjunct assistant professor of social policy. This is Jeffrey Lurie’s 28th season as CEO and Chairman of the Philadelphia Eagles. Laurie bought the franchise on May 6, 1994, and he has grown it into an organization known for its work ethic and innovation. The organization has consistently delivered results thanks to tireless work ethic and innovation. On February 4, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles became the first team in history to win the Super Bowl by defeating the New England Patriots 41-33.

It has been the Eagles’ practice, over the past two decades, to be an annual presence in the playoffs of the National Football League, beginning in 1995, the first full year of their ownership under Lurie. There have been nine Super Bowl appearances by the Eagles since 2004 (XXXIX and LII) and they were tied for second in the NFC for the number of conference titles won (six) dating back to 2001. Moreover, since 2001, the Eagles have won nine of their eleven NFC East Championships, leading the division over that period.

Lurie bought the Philadelphia Eagles for $195 million whose financing was highly contributed by his mother Nancy Lurie Marks (daughter of businessman Philip Smith) by borrowing $190 million from the Bank of Boston. He backed the loan with his stock holdings of Harcourt General and GC Companies Inc. The club was valued at $2.65 billion by Forbes in 2017 which made it rank as the 10th among NFL. The club defeated the Patriots to win Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018, by a score of 41–33.

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How tall is Jeffrey Lurie?

Jeffrey Lurie stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches or 191 cm. He weighs about 100 kilograms or 220 lbs. He is a fitness-loving man who gives special attention to his healthy lifestyle.

Net worth; How rich is Jeffrey Lurie?

American motion-picture producer, Jeffrey Robert Lurie has an estimated net worth of US$3.5 billion. He has already produced hit movies like the 1990 American black comedy film I Love to Death, 1991 action-comedy crime film V.I. Warshawski, 1988 comedy-drama Sweet Hearts Dance and 1996 teen drama film Foxfire. He has also appeared as an actor in the 1996 romantic comedy-drama sports film Jerry Maguire.

He has also worked in television projects as an executive producer like HBO made for the television movie, Blind Side (1993), State of Emergency (1994), primetime teen drama soap opera Malibu Shores (1996) and POV (2014).

Business and entrepreneurship are in Lurie’s blood which he learned from his parents and grandparents. He has taken multiple risks in his life which has made him become to garner such an impressive amount of fortune.

Wikipedia and Social Networking Accounts

The biography of Jeffrey Lurie is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. He is known for his business strategies and taking the entire team a step ahead by creating an environment full of motivation and inspiration. His social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter are not officially verified.

Quick Facts

Birth Name: Jeffrey Robert Lurie

Date of Birth: September 8, 1951

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, the United States

Nationality: American

Religion: Jewish

Profession: Businessman, Producer

Marital Status: Married

Spouse/ Girlfriend: Tina Lai (wife), Christina Weiss (ex-wife)

Children: Julian (son) Milena (daughter)

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