Whitney Vance is one of the supporting characters of ‘Bosch: Legacy.’ HeIt is an important part of the overall story. Oneday, the eponymous protagonist can be invited to a meeting by aSecurity firm of the highest standing Trident Security. Its owner, John CreightonTells BoschThat their employer wants to meet them. Understandably curious, BoschAsks about the man who has hired them, and learns that he is a billionaire. Whitney Vance. HereThis is all you need to know about him. SPOILERS Ahead
WhoIs Whitney Vance?
AsAs the title suggests, legacy is a concept. aRunning theme in the show. The VanceOver many generations, the wealth of a family has been unimaginable. ButWith WhitneyNot having ahis family, the VanceLegacy is in danger Whitneyis quite old and sick. a wheelchair. Hehas learned about BoschFind out more in the news. AwareWhat is at stake? WhitneyContacts BoschThrough Trident Security but doesn’t let them know why he is reaching out to a former homicide detective turned private investigator.
The VanceFamilies have made their fortunes in gold mining, steel, and aviation. Whitneyran aHighly successful company called Advance Engineering. CreightonTells BoschThat WhitneyHe will pay him $10,000 a meeting. ThisInstant draws Bosch’s attention, and he agrees to meet Creighton’s employer.
When Whitney VanceYou are finally all alone BoschThe former reveals his reasons for wanting to meet the latter. In1952, when WhitneyHe was an engineering student at USC. He met aGirl named Vibiana DuarteThe college’s former dining hall manager was. TheyThe girl was subsequently pregnant after they fell in love. It’s aClassic story of romance and pathos. Whitney’s father serving as the villain. VibianaHe was rescued from poverty MexicanFamily, and Whitney’s father claimed she was a fortune hunter. HeThreatened Whitney to disown him if he didn’t break things off with Vibiana.
Whitney reluctantly followed his father’s instructions but has regretted it ever since. NowHe asks BoschTo help him find redemption. He doesn’t have aHe may have children or a wife. HeAsks BoschFind out what happened Vibianathe couple and their child and lets them know that people will try stop him. After all, it’s aMatter of billions of Dollars of inheritance Bosch, who doesn’t know much about his own biological father, determines to help the elderly gentleman as much as he can.
Is Whitney Vance Based on a Real Person?
No, Whitney VanceIs not based on aReal person. Both ‘Bosch’ and ‘Bosch: Legacy’ are loosely based on the ‘Harry Bosch’ books by Michael Connelly, Whitney VanceIs aCharacter from the books With the shows being set in the current time, their timelines don’t match that of the books. But Whitney’s overall storyline in the show seems to be quite faithful to Connelly’s works. WhitneyHe recounts that he went to USC and had aTragic love affair with Vibiana both in the novel ‘The Wrong SideThis is Goodbye’ (also the name of the pilot episode) and in the show. TheThis is what the book says WhitneyHad Howard Hughesas his mentor and godfather. WhitneyDuring the Great Depression, the family fortune was increased. Vietnam WarBy supplying military personnel with parts and other materials. ByThe time Whitney meets BoschIn 2016, his net worth is $6 billion.
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