From being a South American immigrant to a fighter against sexual assault, Lorena Bobbitt has seen all of it. Her wealth is estimated at around $500,000-600,000 while she’s doing advocacy currently at her own foundation.
|Full name||Lorena Bobbitt/ Lorena Leonor Gallo|
|Age||52 years old|
|Birth date||October 31, 1970|
|Spouse||John Wayne Bobbitt|
|Award||Canadian Screen Award for Best Limited Series or Program|
Lorena Bobbitt Net Worth: Career and Sources of Income
Lorena Bobbit makes her living through non-profit activities. Her ‘Lorena Gallo Foundation’ founded in 2007 is a praiseworthy entity that works to enlighten the masses regarding domestic brutality, and gender issues.
She has a great vision for preventing sexual assault in the long run through this foundation. It also engages the community and extends aid for emergency response. Working as an advocate in this foundation let her earn a good amount of money.
Lorena Bobbitt Key Facts
Early Life and Bio
Going back to her early life, Lorena Bobbitt was born in Bucay, Ecuador. Her family was middle-class and she was raised alongside two siblings. Lorena’s mother is Elvia Gallo who comes from a mixed ethnicity.
Then, this Ecuadorian citizen moved to Manassas, Virginia. She got married to a US Marine, John Wayne Bobbitt in 1989. And later, Lorena decided to cut her husband’s penis off on their 4th marriage year.
Lorena Bobbitt Spouse and Personal Life
Lorena Bobbitt got married to John Bobbitt, an American bar bouncer and former Marine of the United States in 1989.
In 1993, a tragedy happened to this married couple as Lorena cut off John’s penis with a knife followed by John’s sexual assault and domestic violence over time.
They got separated in 1995 by finalizing their divorce after six years of marital life.
After a few years of the divorce, she met David Bellinger while enrolling in a community college.
And, they have been a couple together for over two decades although they never got married to date.
In the meantime, Olivia is their only daughter, 16 years old.
Why did Lorena Bobbitt cut her husband?
John Bobbitt continuously raped and assaulted Lorena throughout their marital lives. Lorena on June 23, 1993, decided to take revenge on her husband.
And so she cut off his penis while he was sleeping. Took the organ and threw it out to a field.
Award And Achievement
Becoming a media sensation from being a simple immigrant wife doesn’t let her win any awards. But most importantly, she’s featured in such films, documentaries, and biographies based on her life events.
The TV movie based on her “I was Lorena Bobbitt ” has got some prestigious awards. In 2022, this film received-
Before the release of this, another TV mini-series “Lorena” dropped back in 2019.
Lorena Bobbitt Social Profiles: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and others
As of now, you won’t find any official account or profile of Lorena Bobbitt on any social media platforms as she changed her name to “Lorena Gallo”.
She has a verified Instagram account @lorenagallo15 with 4,270 followers. Apart from this, she has no other official social platforms but her foundation’s Facebook page and Lorena Gallo Foundation’s official website.