5 things to know about Lauren Sanchez, the woman caught with Jeff Bezos

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Jeff Bezos was caught cheating with Lauren Sanchez during his marriage to MacKenzie Bezos.

Hours after the Amazon CEO announced his divorce from MacKenzie, with whom he shares four children, the National Enquirerrevealed Jeff was unfaithful. According to the outlet, Jeff, 54, and Sanchez, 49, have been seeing each other for eight months.

Sanchez is married to talent agent Patrick Whitesell, a longtime friend of Jeff’s.

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WME’s Patrick Whitesell, Lauren Sanchez and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos attend Jeff Bezos and Matt Damon’s “Manchester By The Sea” Holiday Party on December 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Amazon Studios

Here’s five things to know about Sanchez:

She’s From Albuquerque, NM
Sanchez is a third generation Mexican-American.

She’s a TV Host 
Sanchez was the longtime face of morning TV on Fox’s Good Day L.A. and was the network’s original host of the reality series So You Think You Can Dance. She also worked for Extra as a reporter, weekend anchor and special correspondent.

She’s Been in a Series of High-Profile Relationships 
Sanchez married Whitesell in 2005 and they share two children together: Evan, 12, and Ella, 10. The TV personality also shares a teenage son with ex Tony Gonzalez and was engaged to NYPD Blue actor Henry Simmons before splitting in 2003.

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She’s a Helicopter Pilot 
In 2016, Sanchez founded the first female-owned aerial film and production company and she consulted on Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. “This space is dominated by men,” she told The Hollywood Reporter in November 2017. “But there’s nothing physical about flying a helicopter. You can be 5-foot-1 or 6-foot-4. There’s no reason more women aren’t in this.”

She’s Made Cameos in Movies
Sanchez has made cameo appearances in multiple films and TV shows, including The Longest Yard, The Day After Tomorrow, Batman Begins, Fight Club, NCIS and Days of Our Lives.

See photos of Jeff Bezos and his soon-to-be ex-wife:

FILE: Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., left, holds hands with his wife MacKenzie Bezos, while arriving for a morning session during the Allen Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the worlds richest person, and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing after 25 years. Bezos, 54, is worth $137 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the worlds 500 wealthiest people. The couple met when they both worked at hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and they married in 1993. He founded Amazon a year later. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

FILE: Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., and his wife Mackenzie Bezos, arrive at the Robin Hood Foundations annual benefit in New York, U.S., on Monday, May 12, 2014. Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the worlds richest person, and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing after 25 years. Bezos, 54, is worth $137 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the worlds 500 wealthiest people. The couple met when they both worked at hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and they married in 1993. He founded Amazon a year later. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

FILE: Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., left, holds hands with his wife MacKenzie Bezos, while arriving for a morning session during the Allen Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the worlds richest person, and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing after 25 years. Bezos, 54, is worth $137 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the worlds 500 wealthiest people. The couple met when they both worked at hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and they married in 1993. He founded Amazon a year later. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

FILE: Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com Inc., and his wife MacKenzie Bezos, arrive for morning sessions at the 28th annual Allen Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Saturday, July 10, 2010. Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the worlds richest person, and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing after 25 years. Bezos, 54, is worth $137 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the worlds 500 wealthiest people. The couple met when they both worked at hedge fund D.E. Shaw, and they married in 1993. He founded Amazon a year later. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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