Susan Crow is the lovely wife of legendary singer, Tony Bennett. She and her husband have been married for almost a decade. Keep reading to know Susan Crow’s biography.
Susan’s husband was born Anthony Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926. The New York native has been delighting us for decades and has remained as popular as ever, still at 90.
The iconic crooner had bagged 19 Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented in 2001) and two Emmy Awards, and was named an NEA Jazz Master and a Kennedy Center Honoree. He has sold over 50 million records worldwide.
Susan Crow wedded Bennett –who is also a painter –in 2007, becoming his third wife. They were together for 20-years before tying the knot in a private civil ceremony in New York City on June 21, 2007. She goes by Susan Benedetto.
Bennet said of Susan on a 1998 interview
“It was a lucky day for me when I became acquainted with a beautiful lady, Susan Crow. She’s happy, thoughtful, truthful, intelligent, and she comes from a terrific family. She’s helped me balance my life, think straight, and become a healthy person. She has a special way about her that I’ve never found in anyone else.”
Bennet was previously married to Patricia Beech with whom was married from 1952 until 1971. Tony and Patricia had two sons, Danny and Dae Bennet.
His second marriage was to Sandra Grant –with whom he fathered daughters Antonia and Joanna. He and Sandra divorced in 1983.
Susan was a school teacher when she met Bennett at one of his concerts, according to People Mag. They started dating in the late 1980s.
Susan Crow was born September 9, 1966. She is 40-years his junior.
The San Francisco Bay Area native worked as a social studies teacher. She attended both Fordham University and Columbia University’s Teachers College.
While in college, she interned for the White House’s Presidential Advance Office. Prior to entering teaching, she was an administrative assistant for Merrill Lynch.
At one point, she was also the owner of Creative Artists Management in New York.
Together they co-founded The Frank Sinatra School of the Arts –where Susan taught social studies and was also an assistant principal.
Given her background in education, she and Bennett created Exploring The Arts (ETA) in 1999.
She is listed as the the Board President of the non-profit organization –which aims to help public school students to have opportunities to study the arts.