Wendy Rush (Stockton Rush’s Wife) Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth

By | July 14, 2023

Wendy Rush Biography

Wendy Rush is the wife of Stockton Rush, CEO and co-founder of Oceangate Expeditions, which offers deepwater exploration expeditions to the public. She is also related to Isidore and Ida Strauss, a wealthy couple who died on the Titanic in 1912. Wendy and Stockton live in Seattle, Washington with her two children, Ben and Quincy.

Wendy Rush  Age

Wendy Rush was born in Denver, Colorado in 1961. she is 61 years old. Wendy’s average height is 1.7 meters.

Wendy Rush  Education

Wendy graduated in 1979 from the Hotchkiss School, a leading boarding school in Connecticut. She went on to Princeton University and eventually married aeronautical engineering student Stockton Rush. Wendy graduated from Princeton University in 1983 with a degree in history.

Wendy Rush  Family

She is the daughter of Richard Weil, a professor of surgery and director of transplants at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Polly Weil, a partner at Denver interior design firm Reynolds & Weil. She is also the great-great-granddaughter of Macy’s partner Isidore Strauss and his wife Ida, who famously refused to say goodbye when the Titanic sank.

Wendy Rush  Husband

Wendy’s husband, Stockton, was one of five people on board the Titanic submersible that went missing during the excavation of the Titanic wreck on June 18, 2023. Titan is a state-of-the-art vehicle that can dive to depths of 13,000 feet. Operated by Oceangate Expeditions, it offers public travel for $125,000 per person.

On board the Titan were British businessman Hamish Harding, Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood and his teenage son Suleman, and French adventurer Paul-Henri Narjolet. After diving to about 12,500 feet, the submarine lost contact with the surface. Several agencies, including the US Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy, have launched search and rescue operations.

As of June 22, 2023, there was no evidence of the existence of Titan or its inhabitants. At this depth, the submarine has enough oxygen to survive her four days. The extreme pressure and freezing temperatures limit her chances of survival. Wendy has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Wendy Rush is a marketing professional who has had a successful career as a consultant. So far she has worked at Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom and Expedia. She has also participated in several charitable and civic organizations, including the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Wendy Rush  Career

She has pursued her varied career with a focus on marine research and conservation. She is currently Director of Communications for OceanGate, Inc., a company specializing in manned diving technology. She has been in this position since her January 2022 and has a total of 1 year and 6 months of professional experience. In addition to her communications duties, Wendy uses her knowledge as a member of the Communications and Tracking Team.

Wendy Rush previously worked with OceanGate, Inc. on various projects and trips. In 2021, 2022 and 2023, the Hudson Canyon Expedition, Operation Bahamas, Salish Sea Expedition, Andrea Doria Expedition, Flower Garden Banks Expedition, and Titanic Expedition are scheduled. These activities demonstrate an interest in discovering important undersea areas and conducting oceanographic research.

The disappearance of the submarine that was investigating the Titanic sinking site is tragically linked to the tragic history of ocean liners. Submarine pilot Stockton Rush is a descendant of Isidore and Ida Strauss, two of the richest and most famous passengers of the Titanic who died in 1912. According to The New York Times, Wendy Rush is the great-great-granddaughter of a couple who co-owned Macy’s department store.

The Strauss are known for their courageous and loving decision to remain together on a sinking ship rather than fleeing separately. Witnesses said Ida Strauss refused to leave her husband’s side and she was last seen hugging on the deck. Her 1997 film Titanic, directed by James Cameron, told her story. Wendy Rush is on the board of submarine operators Oceangate and has participated in three Titanic disaster missions in the past two years with her husband.

She is also a board member of the Oceangate charity. The five-man submarine lost contact with the mothership on Sunday morning and has not been found since. In the North Atlantic, the US Coast Guard and other agencies conduct search and rescue operations.


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