Everything to Know About Eleanor Patricia Whitesell

Eleanor Patricia Whitesell has been in the limelight as a celebrity kid thanks to her mother, Lauren Sanchez, an American media personality. She was born on January 15, 2008, to her mother, Lauren and Patrick Whitesell. Eleanor has one older sibling, Evan Whitesell, and a half-sibling, Nikko Gonzalez.

Eleanor’s father, Patrick Whitesell, is a businessman and the executive chairman of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, a company representing artists in music, digital media, film, television, publishing, and theater.


Eleanor Patricia Whitesell’s educational background details have not been made public by her parents. But she is probably in a good school, given her parents’ financial status, and in her late primary school years. She will join college after high school and pursue a career.

Her Mother

Eleanor Patricia Whitesell’s mother is a media personality who came into the limelight as a news anchor and entertainment reporter. She began her career in the media industry as KCOP-TV’s desk assistant. Lauren Sanchez also worked as a news anchor and reporter on KTVK-TV before becoming the reporter for the entertainment show Extra.

After Extra, Eleanor’s mother moved to Fox Sports Net, where she became the news anchor and correspondent of the sports magazine Going Deep, earning an Emmy nomination for her work. She was also a reporter for Fox Sports Net’s Best Damn Sports Show, Period.

Eleanor Whitesell’s mother became the host of So You Think You Can Dance, FOX’s dancing competition series, in 2005. However, she left the show after a season to have Eleanor Patricia Whitesell. After giving birth and staying off media for a while, Lauren Sanchez returned to television as a weekend news anchor and special correspondent for Extra.

Lauren Sanchez has also worked on Good Day LA and The View and contributed to shows such as Showbiz Tonight, Larry King Live, and The Joy Behar Show.

Besides being a media personality, Eleanor’s mother is also a pilot having got her license in 2016. She loves being in the air with her children and says she feels free when she is flying. Lauren decided to get a license because she is often involved as a chopper newscaster, which is fun.

The same year Lauren Got her license as a pilot, she founded Black Ops Aviation, an aerial film and production company, and she plans to go to space with an all-female crew in 2023.

Eleanor’s mother is also an actor; her film and television credits include Eve, Gotham Tonight, NCIS, Days of Our Lives, The Big Picture, and Killer Movie, among other projects.

In her personal life, Eleanor’s mother first had a relationship with Tony Gonzalez, and they had a son; then, she married Patrick Whitesell in 2005 and was blessed with two kids in their fourteen-year marriage. Lauren currently dates billionaire Jeff Bezos.

Social Media

Eleanor Patricia Whitesell is not active on social media as she is still young and probably focusing on her studies, but her mother is active and has a huge following. She has 228k followers and posted over a hundred times on Instagram. Eleanor’s mother mostly posts pictures of herself with friends.