Quick Facts of Christina Weiss Lurie
- Full NameChristina Weiss Lurie
- Net Worth$5 million
- NicknameChristina Weiss
- Marital Status
- BirthplaceMexico city, Mexico
- Profession producer, philanthropist
- Active Year1994-Present
- Hair colour
- SpouseJeffrey Lurie (1992-2012)
- Height5 ft 6 inch
- EducationWebber Douglas Academy, Yale University
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
Today we will be talking about a successful producer, philanthropist, and minority owner of the NFL’S Philadelphia Eagles. Not just that, she is a member of our board of directors since May 2016. She is none other than Christina Weiss Lurie.
Christina is the president of Eagles Youth Partnership and co-founder of three independent film companies- Vox3 Films, Tango Pictures, and Screen Pass Pictures. She was once married to billionaire Jeffrey Lurie. So if you want to find out about Christina’s personal life, stay tuned:
Life before Fame
Christina Weiss Lurie was born as Lori Weiss in Mexico City, New Mexico. Lurie changed her name to Christina to avoid awkwardness after she married Jeffrey Lurie. She is a daughter of mother Lisa Weiss and father Stanley Weiss. She grew up alongside her brother Anthony. Although born in Mexico she grew up in London after she moved when she was 10 years old. Amazingly she holds two citizenship of Mexico and the US.
She attended Yale University and graduated with a double degree, major in theater and history of art. Later she continued her study at the Webber Douglas Academy where she studied dramatic art. However, since she wanted to pursue her career Christina dropped out and moved to Paris. As a early phase of her career, she worked for Ron Molder managing his movie company that produced I love you to death in 1990.
Conjugal life with Jeffrey Lurie
Christiana Weiss married billionaire Jeffrey Lurie in Gstaad, Switzerland, in 1992. She met Jeffrey during the shoot of the 1990 comedy movie I love you to death featuring Keanu Reeves, and Rain Phoenix brother of River Phoenix. Additionally, he was the co-producer of the movie. After dating for a couple of years they tied the knot in an intimate ceremony.
However, despite being married for over 20 years they parted their ways in July 2012. The couple had an ongoing dispute on their marriage due to which they decided to divorce with mutual consent like matured individuals. Christiana filed for the divorce and call it to be “amicable”. Currently, they are still in touch and remained close friends sharing partnerships in the NFL team Philadephia eagles.
Subsequently, after their divorce, her family friend and lawyer Dave Kaplan opened the reason behind the separation. He told them they were different from each other in thinking style and added they should not have married at first.
The Mexican-native Christina is blessed with two children from her two decades of marriage to Jeffrey Lurie. The ex-couple welcomed their first child a daughter Milena Lurie in 1994. She is a filmmaker and lives in New York. She often was seen in the game of Philadephia eagles.
In addition, Christina also has a son Julian Lurie born in 1995. He is a graduate of Harvard University in 2017. Julian just like her sister is close with her mom and often seen during the Eagles game. Both of Christina’s children are close to her mother and often visits her.
Networth-$10 Million (Estimated)
Christina has a total net worth of around $5 million dollars from her career as a producer and minority owner of Philadelphia eagles. Sources suggest she got a 10 percent share in the NFL team owned by her husband Jeffrey Lurie. Weiss and her husband bought the team for $185 million which is currently worth $3.1 billion. Besides, she also owns Vox3 Films, Tango Pictures, and Screen Pass Pictures from which she earns thousands of dollars.
In addition during her relationship with Jeffrey Lurie, she was engaged in charity. Christina with her husband launched a charity Eagles Autism Challenge, which has raised $6 million over the last two years. Previously she lived in a $14 million worth house in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.