|Celebrated Name:||Linda Thompson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Linda Diane Thompson|
|Age:||70 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 May 1950|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Bruce Jenner, David Foster|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Brandon Jenner, Brody Jenner)|
|Is Linda Thompson a Lesbian?||NO|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Linda Diane Thompson, popularly known as Linda Thompson, is a songwriter, model, and a former American actress. Linda is famous for starring in Hee Haw and being the long-term sweetheart to Elvis Presley before getting married to athlete Bruce Jenner and later on marrying the renowned music producer David Foster.
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Early Life & Biography
Linda Thompson was born on 23 May 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee. She grew up in Memphis and was daughter to Sanford Abel Thompson and Margie. Linda also had an older brother named Sam, who later became Elvis Presley’s bodyguard.
Linda Thompson initially dated Elvis Presley, who was an actor and a singer. The two met back in 1972 and dated for four years before their break up in 1976. Nevertheless, the two remained good friends until Elvis Presley’s death.
Back in 1980, Linda started dating Bruce Jenner, who is a former Olympic decathlete. The couple got married in 1981 in Oahu, Hawaii, and blessed with two sons named Brandon and Brody. Linda and her husband, Bruce Jenner, divorced after five years of marriage that came as a result of their separation. Afterward, Bruce Jenner went through sex reassignment and became a woman named Caitlyn Jenner.
Linda then married David Foster, a record producer, and composer from Canada, on 22 June 1991. The two later divorced in the year 2005 after almost fifteen years of being together.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 May 1950, Linda Thompson is 70 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. Her height is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and her weight is 65kg.
Linda Thompson made her career debut in 1969 after emerging the winner of Miss Shelby County. In the year that followed, Linda won the Miss Mid-South Fair title, and more titles followed, including Miss Okra, Miss Liberty Bowl, MSU’s Homecoming Court, and Memphis State’s Golf Queen. Back in 1970, Linda received the Miss Memphis State University title and also was the Miss Tennessee pageant third runner-up. She became Miss Tennessee University in 1972.
Linda Thompson starred in the Hee Haw television variety show in 1977. She went on featuring in various television shows such as Vegas, Chips, Fantasy Island, Beverly Hills, and The Fall Guy.
Linda has also made appearances in various movies such as Rabbit Test, The Bodyguard, and Original Intent. Additionally, Linda Thompson made appearances on multiple projects in conjunction with her previous partners, which comprises a workout clip by her initial husband Bruce Jenner, her reality show with David Foster, and four documentaries with her past lover Elvis Presley.
Linda Thompson started her songwriting career back in the year 1985 after writing ‘Our Perfect Song’ song meant for Kenny Roger’s The Heart of the Matter album. Linda proceeded to collaborate with several artists such as Steve Dorff, Richard Marx, and Andreas Carlson.
Linda also collaborated with former husband David Foster on various songs such as No Explanation that became a soundtrack to the movie called Pretty Woman and the movie ‘The Bodyguard’ that saw her receive a nomination for a Grammy Award.
Back in the year 1999, Linda Thompson worked alongside Clint Eastwood and Carole Bayer Sager in the movie dubbed, ‘Why Should I Care’ a True Crime’s Track. In 2001, Linda was the lyricist behind the song ‘Drowning’ by Backstreet Boys.
Awards & Achievements
Linda Thompson has won many awards throughout her career starting from 1988 to her latest award in 2007. In the year 1988, Linda won the Gemini Award for Best Variety Program and received the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award in 2003. Linda won TV Land Entertainer Award in the year 2007 for her role in the Hee Haw television series.
Net Worth & Salary of Linda Thompson
As of January 2021, Linda Thompson has a calculated net worth of more than $30 million. She receives most of her income from her diverse, well-paying career. Linda also bags quite vast amounts of money from her endorsements and making public appearances as well as monetizing herself on social media platforms. We do not have information about her assets such as cars and houses; however, and a career woman having such a vast net worth must be living a lavish life.
Linda Thompson is a successful career woman whose success is as a result of hard work and dedication towards her career. Her renowned dating celebrities such as Elvis Presley also boosted her popularity among her fans hence helped in building herself over the years.