Who are Tom Love and Judy Love?
They are US billionaires and founder of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. Tom was born in October 1937. He married Judy Love in 1961. They have 4 children. (Frank, Greg, Jenny, Laura).
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is a chain of truck stops and convenience stores. The company was founded by Tom and Judy in 1964. When they leased an abandoned service station.
A few years later they added a grocery line to their self-service fuel sales. And became one of the US’s first one-stop shopping companies for travelers.
Nowadays Love’s Travel Stops has more than 460 locations in the US. They are one of the largest private companies in the USA. With more than 22,000 employees and more than US$ 16 billion in sales.
Other Love Companies
The Love family is also the owner of Gemini Motor Transport. Which operates more than 750 trucks, mainly transporting fuel. They also own Speedco, a network of the trucking service station. And they own Trillium, a provider of alternative fuel. Such as CNG and electric charging.
Love is active as a sponsor in the NASCAR series. They sponsor driver Michael McDowell, who drives in a yellow and red Ford Performance racing car.
Tom Love Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 8 billion (2021).
The Love family members are active philanthropists through their Tom and Judy Love Foundation and the Love Family Affiliated Fund. The foundations support education, art, and health care.