Elizabeth Holmes, the Silicon Valley con artist sentenced to 11 years: pregnant and married to a wealthy hotel heir

Elizabeth Holmes, the Silicon Valley con artist sentenced to 11 years: pregnant and married to a wealthy hotel heir

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Her husband, Billy Evans, is the grandson of the founders of Evans Hotels. They met in 2017, they are parents of one child and are expecting another. Elizabeth Holmes will go to jail for cheating on figures like Bill Clinton, Rupert Murdoch or Carlos Slim.

Elizabeth Holmes with her husband Billy Evans
Elizabeth Holmes with her husband Billy EvansAP

For a short but intense period, she was considered the female Steve Jobs. His gestures, dress, and words mimicked Apple’s founder, but his results in the company’s history were very different. Elizabeth Anne Holmes (Washington D.C, 1984) has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for millionaire fraud. Your business, Theranosfounded in 2003, promises to revolutionize the healthcare market thanks to the Analysis from a small blood sample without using needles to remove it.

This supposedly revolutionary method served him well Gain recognition from Silicon Valley elites and sympathy from the general public American. However, the list featured the same young woman as in 2014 forbes as “the first woman to reach a fortune of more than a billion thanks to herself” and ranked 110th richest person in the United States, In 2018 it was dismantled. His diagnostics didn’t work and stole $385 million.

After deceiving investors like Carlos Slim, Henry Kissinger, Rupert Murdoch and Bill Clinton, Holmes is imprisoned. During the trial days she had the support of her mother Noel Holmes, her father Christian Holmes, her brother and especially her husband. Billy Evans. A man she has been married to for three years and has built a life together and family that is now in peril.

Elizabeth Holmes enters the courtroom with her husband and mother
Elizabeth Holmes enters the courtroom with her husband and motherAP

One child and another on the way

Elizabeth Holmes met her husband at a party and they began dating in 2017. They were publicly seen together shortly before Theranos went bankrupt in 2018. A year later, it was announced that the Silicon Valley scammer had gotten married, and some details were revealed about the mysterious young man who had seduced the Steve Jobs Female, that at that time it was in the doldrums and beginning to be studied.

Born 29 years ago in San Diego (California), William Evans prefers to call himself Billy. His parents, Susan and William L. Evans, are the heirs to the Evans Hotels Group, a California hotel chain Founded in 1953 by the young man’s grandparents, Anne and William D Evans. For now The family owns three hotels in the San Diego area. Billy Evans has two other brothers and they will inherit a large portion of these properties for future management..

Elizabeth Holmes with her husband William Evans and mother Noel Holmes
Elizabeth Holmes with her husband William Evans and mother Noel HolmesAP

Bachelor of Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Place with which he is closely associated and where he proposed marriage to Elizabeth Holmes, Evans held various positions in a few companies before attempting to start his own. His attempt to start a healthcare business for Chinese millionaires seeking luxury treatments In the best hospitals in the USA with hotel stays and other privileges he stayed at the beginning. Not speaking Chinese contributed to the failure of this first project.

Outside the field of work, on July 10, 2021 Evans and Holmes welcomed their first child, William Holmes Evans. Although their first child was born in California, the couple now lives in San Francisco, far from Silicon Valley and the bad reputation the executive has earned among businesspeople in the area. Thanks to their cheap mattress, the couple survived the attrition of the Theranos shutdown. Now they are expecting another child who could be born behind bars.

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