Joan Tisch was bornon 14 July 1927 in United States. Joan Tisch inherited her fortune from her late husband Bob, who with his brother Laurence started Loews Corp as a New Jersey hotel venture in 1946. Joan is the largest individual shareholder (with 6%) of Loews, an insurance firm that also owns drilling rigs, natural gas pipelines and runs hotels. She inherited 50% of the New York Giants football team from her husband Bob (d. 2005), who had bought the stake for $75 million in 1991. Her son Steve is chairman and executive vice president of the NFL's Giants, which Forbes values at $3.3 billion. Joan's sister-in law Wilma Tisch is also a billionaire; Wilma's son James has been president and CEO of Loews since 1998.
They had three children:Joan Tisch died on the morning of November 2, 2017, at the age of 90 after a brief illness
He persuaded Jack Mara, then president of the New York Giants, to donate 400 seats for each home game to disabled fans and their companions, according to a news release from Loews upon his death in 1981
In 1948, she received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Michigan and married Preston Robert "Bob" Tisch (1926–2005) the same year
Joan Tisch (née Hyman; July 14, 1927 – November 2, 2017) was an American philanthropist