Angela Macuga is popular as the third wife of Sports magnet and philanthropist Arthur Blank. Their wedding ceremony happened secretly and the first time they were seen as a couple was at the Atlanta Falcons playoff win over the Seattle Seahawks back in 2017. The beautiful petite brunette was spotted by the cameras standing on the sidelines of the Georgia Dome, celebrating with Blank who was full of smiles.
Asides being the wife of the billionaire, Angela Macuga is also a longtime volunteer and strong advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MAAD, Georgia. She is also well known for her active participation and involvement at the MADD fundraising held at Kennesaw State University. She is equally a member of the board of directors of the Arthur Blank Foundation.
Her Biography, Age
Angela was born in Brooks, a town in Georgia, on the 14th of March 1968. She has a degree in sales and marketing from the University of South Carolina and started out her career in sales and marketing as a consultant for the Graphic Solutions Group before getting involved in the Arthur Blank Foundation.
As mentioned above, she is also a strong volunteer in Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD, a campaign lectures teenagers on the danger of drinking and driving.
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Angela Macuga’s Husband, Children
Before her marriage to Arthur Blank, her ex-husband had died as a result of alcoholism, leaving her with three children to cater for. This is probably her reason for becoming a volunteer and a strong advocate for MAAD.
Blank and Macuga reportedly met in 2012 while attending a soccer league game in which their children (Joshua, Emily and Drew) played in. They dated for about two years before announcing their engagement in 2014. The couple quietly tied the knots in 2016 at a secret location which was never made public.
Like Angela, Blank has also been married before they met. The billionaire was married twice before his marriage to Angela Macuga. Arthur was first married to Diana Blank with whom he has three children. The couple got divorced in 1993, the cause of their separation is unknown. In 1995, he got married for the second time to Stephanie Blank, with whom he also has three children. The couple finalized their divorce in 2013. So, together, the couple combined, have nine children and five grandchildren.
The billionaire sports magnet was born in the city of New York on September 27, 1942, to Max and Molly Blank, he had one brother. After high school, he bagged a degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Babson College. He would later work in different companies, occupying key positions in each of them.
His journey to wealth began in 1978 after he was sacked from his job as Vice President at Handy Dan Home Improvement Center due to struggle for power. Blank, in the same year, co-founded the Home Depot with Bernard Marcus – a former colleague at Handy Dan Home Improvement Center. Apart from co-founding the company, he paid $545 million to own Atlanta base football club Atlanta Falcons.
Today, he is worth around $4 billion, according to his records and he is one of the richest persons in the world. Arthur Blank once battled with prostate cancer but would later release a statement that he is free of cancer.
Blank is a well-known philanthropist, his foundation recently launched the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund – a $15 million long-term project committed to people and communities around the Georgia Dome and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Falcons.
Other Facts About Angela Macuga
In 2015, Angela Macuga co-chaired the annual walk event for Mother Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Her motivation and drive was and still is to educate the younger generation about the dangers of drunk driving as a result of her ex-husband being a victim of the vice. Her friend, Amy Sands also lost her stepson in 2012 in a car accident as a result of drunk driving.
She danced with Ellen DeGeneres on her show after her husband bought the wedding dress worn by Ellen in the movie Mr Wrong for $8000 during a charity show.
Her horoscope is Pisces, hair colour is blonde and the colour of her eyes is brown.