Angela Macuga is popular as the third wife of sports magnet and philanthropist Arthur Blank. Their wedding ceremony was held in secret, and the first time they were seen as a couple was in the Atlanta Falcons’ playoff win over the Seattle Seahawks in 2017. The beautiful petite brunette was spotted by cameras on the sidelines of the Georgia Dome and celebrated with Blank, who was full of smiles.
Aside from being the billionaire’s wife, Angela Macuga has also been a long-time volunteer and a strong advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MAAD, Georgia. She is also known for her active participation and involvement in the MADD fundraising campaign at Kennesaw State University. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Arthur Blank Foundation.
Her Biography, Age
Angela was born on March 14, 1968, in Brooks, a town in Georgia. She holds a degree in sales and marketing from the University of South Carolina and began her career in sales and marketing as a consultant for the Graphics Solutions Group before joining the Arthur Blank Foundation.
As mentioned above, she also volunteers in the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) campaign, a campaign to educate teens about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Angela Macuga’s Husband, Children
Before her marriage to Arthur Blank, her ex-husband had died of the consequences of alcoholism, so she had three children to take care of. This is probably the reason why she became involved with MAAD as a volunteer and strong advocate.
Blank and Macuga reportedly met in 2012 when they attended a Bundesliga soccer game in which their children (Joshua, Emily, and Drew) participated. They met for about two years before announcing their involvement in 2014. The couple quietly tied the knots in 2016 in a secret place that was never disclosed.
Like Angela, Blank was married before they met. The billionaire had been married twice before his marriage to Angela Macuga. Arthur was first married to Diana Blank, with whom he has three children. The couple divorced in 1993, the cause of the separation is unknown. In 1995 he married Stephanie Blank for the second time, with whom he also has three children. The couple completed the divorce in 2013. Together the couple has nine children and five grandchildren.
The billionaire sports magnet was born on September 27, 1942, in the city of New York as the son of Max and Molly Blank, he had one brother. After high school, he graduated from Babson College with a degree in business administration and accounting. Later he worked in various companies and held key positions in each of them.
His path to wealth began in 1978 after he was dismissed from his position as vice president of the Handy Dan Home Improvement Center due to a power struggle. In the same year, Blank founded Home Depot together with Bernard Marcus – a former colleague of Handy Dan Home Improvement Center. Apart from co-founding the company, he paid $545 million to own Atlanta Base Football Club Atlanta Falcons.
Today, according to his records, he is worth around $4 billion and is one of the richest people in the world. Arthur Blank once struggled with prostate cancer, but would later publish a statement that he is cancer-free.
Blank is a well-known philanthropist. His foundation recently launched the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund – a $15 million long-term project that benefits people and communities around the Georgia Dome and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Falcons.
Other Facts About Angela Macuga
In 2015, Angela Macuga co-chaired the annual running event for Mother Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Her motivation and drive were, and still is, to educate the younger generation about the dangers of drunk driving, caused by her ex-husband being a victim of vice. Her friend Amy Sands also lost her stepson in a car accident due to drunk driving in 2012.
She danced with Ellen DeGeneres on her show after her husband bought the wedding dress that Ellen wore in the movie Mr. Wrong for $8000 during a charity event.
Her horoscope is Pisces, her hair color is blonde and the color of her eyes is brown.