Who is Eddie Money’s Wife: Laurie Money Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Laurie Money Biography

Laurie Money Biography

Laurie Money is the wife of Eddie Money who best known for his hit songs in the 1970s Take Me Home Tonight, Two Tickets To Paradise and Baby Hold On – passed away at his home in Los Angeles, California, his publicist revealed. . He was American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and popularly known for the “Take Me Home Tonight”, “The Love in Your Eyes”, “Two Tickets to Paradise”, “Baby Hold On”, “Think I’m In Love”, “Take Me Home Tonight”, “Walk on Water”, “I Wanna Go Back” and “The Love in Your Eyes”.

Laurie Money & Eddie Money Married

Money married his wife Laurie in 1989. They had five children: Zachary, Jessica, Joseph, Julian, and Desmond. He “made his home” in the Bay Area and performed often in San Francisco’s clubs.

Eddie Money Cancer Fund

Money’s son, Des, and daughter, Jessica, are both up-and-coming singers. Prior to her father’s passing, Jessica sent out an Instagram post promoting her father’s cancer foundation.

Laurie Money & Eddie Money Children

Furthermore, this couple shares five children, Zachary,  Jesse Money, Joseph, Julian, and Desmond. In 1996, Laurie in an interview told to People Magazine “I didn’t know who he was. I used to get him mixed up with John Mellencamp. He was interested in having children, but he had to stop doing what he was doing. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have stayed.”

Laurie Money Career

Money told Classic Rock Revisited in 2018 that when he met his wife, she was the reigning Miss One for the Sun, a beauty contest out of Nashville, Tennesee. He went on to compare his wife to his mother saying, “My wife was born a day apart from my mother. I hate to say it, but it’s like I married my mother [laughter]. When I was living with my mother I did everything in my power to get 3000 miles away from her, so I moved to California. I can’t do that with my wife.

Since April 2018, the Money family had been appearing in a reality show, named “Real Money.” Laurie is listed as one of the producers of the show, along with her husband. The show aired on AXS TV.

One memorable episode of the show saw Money surprise his wife by recording a new song about her. When unveiling his gift, Money said, “It’s good. It’s like ‘Honkeytonk Woman.” To which Laurie hit back, “Isn’t that about a hooker?”

Laurie Money Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth of her is $3.5 Million USD as of 2019.

Eddie Money Death, Eddie Money Cause of Death

He was suffering from Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer and one month he announced his health and passed away peacefully early this morning. Money family released a statement “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.”

In 2002, Money made a memorable appearance on the CBS sitcom, “King of Queens.” The episode dealt with Doug, Kevin James, betting $100, against his wife’s wishes on a boxing match. When the bet comes in, he and his friends must spend the money before his wife, Leah Remini, finds out about his gambling. Among those expenses, an in-living room performance from Eddie Money.

On August 24th, 2019, Money, a long-time smoker, revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Laurie was side-by-side with her husband as he broke the tragic news. He died from the disease at his home in Los Angeles on September 13th, 2019, at age 70. A statement from Money’s family, via Variety, read, “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.”

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Baby Hold On singer died Friday morning following complications from cancer
  • He’s survived by his wife of more than 30 years, Laurie, and their five children Zachary, Jessica, Joseph, Julian and Desmond 
  • ‘It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye,’ his family said in a statement
  • Loved ones added they’re ‘grateful that he will live on forever through his music’ 
  • Real name Edward Mahoney, he was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer in fall 2018 
  • But he played saxophone at the DTE Energy Music Theater on May 25 in Michigan
  • He was interviewed during his show Real Money which aired on Thursday and said the diagnosis in 2018 had hit him ‘really hard’