Penny Sanders rose to popularity as the celebrity wife of an American businessman, Robert Sarver. 

Penny Sanders with her husband Robert Sarver
Caption: Penny Sanders with her husband Robert Sarver (Photo:  Twitter)

When was Penny Sanders Born? 

As per reports, Penny Sanders was born in the year 1968, whose birth name is Penelope Sanders. She was born and raised in Kansas City. Sadly, details of her parents and early life info kept hidden. Having American nationality, Sanders is of white ethnicity. 

After completing high school education, she joined the University of Oklahoma. In the year 1990, she earned a bachelor’s degree from University. 


She moved to Phoenix after completing her studies and hired by Prentice-Hall publishing house. While working in the company, her role was to market textbooks to universities. 

Penny Sanders with her spouse Sarver
Caption: Penny Sanders with her spouse Sarver (Photo: the sun)

Sadly, other details of her professional career missing. Also, Penny is a businesswoman who is often involved in charitable work.

Penny Sanders Married Life

Penny Sanders has been living a blissful married life with her husband Robert Sarver. Back in the 1990s, the duo's love story began. The duo first met in 1991 in Scottsdale and fell in love instantly. After dating for around five years, they decided to get married. 

Penny Sanders with her husband Robert Sarver
Caption: Penny Sanders with her husband Robert Sarver (Photo: yimg) 

Eventually, Penny Sanders exchanged the wedding vows with her husband Sarver. On November 2, 1996, they got married in an intimate ceremony in San Diego. Reportedly, only the duo's closest friends and family members got invited to their lavish wedding. 

Does Penny Sanders Have Kids? 

Penny Sanders is the mother of three kids, shared with her husband Sarver. The duo became parents for the first time after welcoming their son Max Sarver, born in 1977. After two years, Penny and Robert blessed with their 2nd child, a son Jake Sarver, born in 1999. The married couple's youngest child, a son Zach Sarver, born in 2001.

Penny Sanders with her three kids
Caption: Penny Sanders with her three kids (Photo: abtc)

Their son Jake went into a coma after suffering a severe brain injury in mid-July 2016. He fell on his head and suffered a subdural hematoma after a horrific spill due to a skateboarding accident. Jake woke up ten days later after undergoing emergency brain surgery. At present, the family of five resides in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She along with her sons & husband often spotted alongside them at NBA games.


Her husband Sarver was investigated by NBA for allegations of sexism and racism against him. In the middle of that, she acknowledged getting in touch with three former Phoenix Suns workers, who perceived her contacts with them as "threats." To correct the record and let people know how saddened and disappointed she was by the false information being spread about her husband and the Suns' organization and chose to get in touch with some individuals.

Penny Sanders with her three kids
Caption: Penny Sanders with her three kids (Photo: Pinterest)

She continued by saying that she revealed her feelings of treachery and mentioned some of the hardships her family was going through. However, those reached disclosed that Penny was using her texts as a form of intimidation. According to reports, she sent two texts from the "@pennsar" Instagram account and one text from her mobile phone. Earl Watson, the previous coach of the Suns, was one of the persons she called. In response to the accusations, Robert Sarver's spouse stated that it is preposterous, false, and offensive to imply that she ever tried to coerce anyone.

Penny Sanders Net Worth; Living a Lavish Life

Penny Sanders shared a net worth of $800 Million with her spouse Sarver. Also, she earns money out of her business work. Likewise, Sanders has been living a lavish life, spending money. Her husband Robert became nationally known for owning the NBA's Phoenix Suns. He reached a deal to sell the Suns to a group of investors led by mortgage tycoon Mat Ishbia at a $4 billion valuation in December 2022. 

Picture of Robert Sarver driving the car
Caption: Picture of Robert Sarver driving the car (Photo: yimg)

Emerald Plaza and two San Diego business towers were sold by Southwest Value Partners to Triple Net Properties in 2004 for $274.5 million. After an inquiry revealed that Robert Sarver had used the "N-word" at least five times, the NBA suspended him for a year in September 2022 and levied a $10 million punishment against him.

Charity Works 

Penny Sanders along with her husband Robert has been involved in charity work. Also, the duo came from a philanthropic family that is tied to the state’s most respected and active charities. They have been helping the Sarver Heart Center with many donations since 1988.

She seems to be doing well and has gracefully handled the responsibility of being a spouse of a business magnate and a mother.