top of page

Former GladiatHers® Panelist To Star On The Amazing Race

LaVonne Idlette who served as a panelist at the 2nd Annual GladiatHer® Women in Sports Empowerment Summit In January has taken her talents to The Amazing Race 32! Idlette is Olympic Athlete who is an Experienced Executive and Brand Development Consultant and Advisor with a demonstrated history of building multimillion-dollar alternative asset portfolios, real estate holdings while vetting and educating the clients for future success.

Not only, is Idlette a successful Business and Real Estate Acquisition Advisor, she is a proud graduate of Hampton University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. Idlette also has her Master of Business Administration from Nova Southern University and Juris Doctor Degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Idlette has partnered with best friend, fellow Olympian and Virginia native Kellie Brinkley in pursuit of the $1 million prize on Amazing Race. The pair will be a force to be reckoned with as they compete against 10 other teams made up of siblings, couples, former teammates, and more.

Olympians from Richmond, Va. and Miami, Fla., Kellie Brinkley (L) and LaVonne Idlette (R), compete on the 32nd season of The Amazing Race.

Be sure to tune into the premiere with host Phil Keoghan on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 9/8c on CBS as eleven new teams begin their journey of a life-time. They will begin their adventure from the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and travel to their first destination, Trinidad and Tobago. Along the route the teams travel to France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Brazil and more. With a one million dollar prize on the line the team that crosses the finish line first will be crowned the winners of The Amazing Race!

We will be cheering this GladiatHer on as she ventures onto another new journey!

Check out these facts about The Amazing Race participant who you can expect to see on your TV screen soon.

Name: LaVonne Idlette Age: 34 Hometown: Hampton, Virginia Current occupation: Real estate impact investor and fund manager/mortgage broker Describe what you do: I run a vertically integrated real estate consortium company, 1st Class Group. We do everything from sponsoring impact investments in affordable apartment communities to consulting and advising athletes and family offices on direct real estate and business acquisitions as well as brokering, mortgages, development, construction, and housing philanthropy. Three words to describe you: Ambitious, easy-going, and strong. Favorite hobbies: Eating new food, networking, bowling, tennis, and kickbacks with friends. What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Passing the Florida bar exam and going to world championships in the same year. What scares you most about traveling? Being kidnapped or assaulted. What excites you most about traveling? Seeing and experiencing new things and cultures. What country and place would you most like to visit and why? The Kingdom of Bhutan, because it’s not well known as a tourist destination but people say it’s beautiful. What do you hope to accomplish by running The Amazing Race with your partner (other than winning one million bucks)? Spending time creating new memories with my best friend.


bottom of page