Heather DeForest Crosby is a brilliant American businesswoman who came into the public eye when she married Steven Mnuchin. She was his second wife, and the couple was known for their philanthropic engagements in Los Angeles and New York. They separated and divorced in 2014 after 15 years of marriage and three children.
Heather DeForest Crosby Biography
Heather DeForest Crosby was born in 1967. Her father (Henry Ashton Jr.) teaches (Latin, English, and Theatre) at the Rippowam Cisqua School in Bedford. Her mother (Virginia Duel Crosby) works as a volunteer director at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
Heather is a very private person and rarely shares personal information in the media. She trained at Hobart College and William Smith College, which she graduated from with honors.
As she did when she married Mnukhin, she had already been promoted to senior vice president of corporate communications in New York after initially serving as a public relations executive. The company she worked for (Launch Media) is a news, music information, and Internet music company.
In turn, Steven Mnuchin served as managing director overseeing the trading and sale of municipal and mortgage bonds of money market and government securities at Goldman, Sachs & Company – the company his father also worked for at the time of their marriage. He graduated from Yale University.
Heather met Mnuchin and married her in 1999 when she was 32 years old. Together they have 2 daughters (Dylan and Emma) and a son (John). The couple was divorced in 2014 after 15 years of marriage. The reason for their divorce was not disclosed, but they have tried to keep warmth for the benefit of their children.
Since then, Heather has interfered with other businesses in her area of interest.
Facts About Steven Mnuchin’s Ex-Wife
1. Philanthropic outreach
Heather has helped people a lot. She belongs to various philanthropic organizations and is on the board of the Joyful Heart Foundation.
Because of her interest in yoga, she founded her own yoga clothing line and has used her profits to finance her philanthropic commitment.
2. Her marriage to Steven Mnuchin
The couple was married on September 25, 1999, in an elaborate ceremony on Cipriani Wall Street in New York. They were married by cantor Ronald Broden.
Although Steven was divorced from Kathryn McCarver the same year, he moved on happily and married Heather. The couple was popular for their philanthropic efforts, and they lived a life commensurate with their status. Mnuchin took Heather on trips and vacations around the world.
They first bought a $10.5 million house on 740 Park Avenue, but later moved to their Bel Air mansion in California because Steven Indymac bought and it was their headquarters in Pasadena. The house cost $26.5 million.
Their marriage was quite an adventure, and Steven went overboard and offered his family the comfort they deserved. The details of what went wrong were never revealed to the media. The couple decided to go their separate ways and divorced in 2014.
3. Life after her divorce
Heather Deforest Crosby seems to have made progress in all areas of her life and love life after her divorce from Mnuchin.
After her separation from Mnuchin, she moved from their estate in Bel Air to a smaller but spacious property in Beverly Hills. The house stands on a plot of land of approximately 9,167 square feet. It has 5 bedrooms, including a master suite, a movie theater, a sports bar, a game room, and other rooms.
Heather is currently in a relationship with David Ford, while her ex-husband Mnuchin married Louise Linton, a Scottish actress, in 2017. He was also elected US Secretary of the Treasury in 2017 by President Trump.
4. Net worth
Heather is a smart businesswoman and earns a respectable sum from her various investments. Apart from being Senior VP at Launch Media, she also makes money with her yoga clothing line. Although the exact amount she earns has not been made public due to her way of keeping things private, her earnings are estimated at around $500,000. Her ex-husband, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth of $300 million.
5. Body statistics
Heather Deforest Crosby has kept her figure even after three children. She still looks very slim. She has blue eyes and blond hair. However, nothing is planned with regard to her height and weight.