The common saying that “age is but a number”, and it does not count when love is involved is very much evident in the love bond between legendary American singer Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Crow whose age gap is up to four decades long. The bond between the two is something we can’t help but admire. We’ve seen loads of articles about Tony Bennett online and in tabloids but today, this article is not focusing on him, instead, we will be taking a quick glimpse at his third wife, Susan Crow.
Crow might be best known as the wife of the iconic singer but for those who are familiar with charity works and philanthropy, surely they must have heard her name pop up once or twice in different charity and fundraising events.
Susan Crow – Biography
Susan Crow is an American lady born on September 9, 1966, in San Francisco, California. She was born to Dayl Crow and Marion Crow. She attended Fordham University and also went on to study at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. Back in her college days, Crow did her internship program at White House’s Presidential Advance Office.
Starting off her career after the internship, Susan worked as a social studies teacher at a public school. She later got promoted to assistant principal. Currently, she is a social activist who is more concerned about the welfare of kids.
In 1999, she co-founded the arts education charity, Exploring The Arts. The art education charity is a non-profitable institute which helps public school students learn more about arts so they could work towards becoming an expert in the field. With her husband, she co-founded the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, located in Bennett’s hometown. In 2010, ASCAP Foundation honored the couple for their charity works. They were further honored by George Washington University with a medal which symbolizes their dedication to arts education. In total, Crow and her husband have founded nothing less than 17 schools for art education all around the United States, with the majority in New York and Los Angeles.
Her Personal Life
We often see people who are married to popular public figures try to keep their personal life private and away from the prying eyes of the media. Susan Crow is not an exception, she tries as much as possible to keep her private life under the radar. But no matter how hard she tries to keep them a secret, she just can’t hide the fact that she is married to one of the world’s iconic singers, Tony Bennett.
Facts About Tony Bennett’s Wife
Crow Is The Singer’s Third Wife
Tony Bennett has been through two divorces before he married Susan Crow. His first wife was Patricia Beech, who he married in 1952, which is about 14 years before Crow was born. After 19 years of marriage, Bennet and Beech called it quits by getting a divorce. He then married actress Sandra Grant as his second wife in the same year he divorced Patricia Beech. The marriage lasted for 39 years but they spent most of the 39 years separated. In 2007, he divorced the actress and got married to Susan Crow in the same year.
How Susan Crow and Tony Bennett Met
Susan officially met Bennet in one of his musical concerts although the music legend had posed for a photo with Crow’s parents many years before. In 1985, when Bennett performed at a show in San Francisco, with Crow in attendance, Crow requested for a backstage meet and greet which Bennett agreed to. He then asked her to be his date for the evening and she in return agreed, and from there they started dating. After dating for over two decades, they eventually got married in June 2007.
Her Husband’s Career
The iconic singer doesn’t need too much introduction as he is very famous. Bennett’s music style belongs to the traditional pop standards: show tunes, jazz, and big band. The 92-year-old singer was born in New York on August 3, 1926. He has been active as a singer since 1945.
Susan Crow has been married to Tony Bennett for twelve years now but the couple is yet to have children of their own. However, Crow’s husband has four kids from his previous two marriages, two each from his ex-wives. One of his kids is Antonia Bennett, an American singer like him. His other kids are Dae, Danny, and Joanna.
Susan Crow’s Net Worth
Susan Crow is in no doubt enjoying the gigantic wealth her husband has gathered over his 74 years active music career. Susan’s net worth is still under review but that of her husband is estimated around $200 million. The couple lives in a $27.5 million house.