The 31 Richest Spouses In The World

Like & Follow Us On Facebook!

Emily Lerer


Emily Lerer is the wife of Ben Lerer, a New York internet entrepreneur who co-founded Thrillist with his friend Adam Rich. He is also the CEO of Group Nine Media, a digital media holding company formed through the merger of Thrillist with brands like The Dodo, which was founded by his sister, Seeker, and NowThis News, with an estimated value of $600 million. Emily, who got a BA from Syracuse University and a MA in Early Childhood and Childhood Education from Bank Street College, was a teacher in New York for 8 years. Through her teaching experience, she noticed the disparity between the schools in the city in terms of resources and support, and saw the struggle of those in the lower income schools. In answer to this, she formed the non-profit organization, Project Tutor, to provide tutoring services to the students in these schools.