Greta Van Susteren Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 09.Jul.2017
Facts of Greta Van Susteren
Date of Birth: 1954 , June-11
Age:63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
NameGreta Van Susteren
FatherUrban Van Susteren
MotherMargery Van Susteren
Birth Place/CityAppleton, Wisconsin
EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
Working ForCNN,Fox News
Net Worth35 million dollars
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Face ColorWhite
Breast Size32 B
Weight in KG65.5 KG
Famous forCommentator
Married toJohn P. Coale
DivorceNot Yet
EducationGeorgetown University
AwardsNot Yet
Online PresenceFacebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
TV ShowOn the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren, Crime Scene
SistersLise Van Susteren
SiblingsLise Van Susteren, Dirk Van Susteren
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Greta Van Susteren is a Sports journalist and a commentator who was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America. She was born amongst the three children to a judge father Urban Van Susteren and a housewife Margery. 

Early Life

Greta Van Susteren a Sports journalist and a commentator who was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of America on  June 11, 1954. She was born amongst the three children to a judge father Urban Van Susteren and a housewife mother, Margery.

Susteren has an older brother and a younger sister, whom she grew up with at their home located in Appleton. Belonging to a political family, her sister was nominated for a US Senate candidate but failed to win.

Her brother is a journalist who has been working for a long time for Vermont Sunday Magazine. She is a Christian by religion and an American by nationality, belonging to a white ethnicity.


Susteren studied at the Xavier High School in Appleton from where she graduated in 1972. She then got enrolled at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where she studied economics as well as geography. After graduating from there in 1976, she studied Law at the Georgetown University Law Center from where she graduated in 1979, earning a Juris Doctor degree.

She was also awarded by Stetson Law School for an honorary doctor of laws degree. She is a very educated woman, talented and intelligent as well.


Greta started her career as a journalist for the Simpson murder case, which was being covered by CNN. The case got much publicity and since she covered it almost every day, became famous just like that. She was quickly promoted as the co-host of TV show Proof and The Point.

Then in 2002, Susteren moved to FOX News after many news channels bided for her. She has been hosting her show since then, named On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren. She exits from Fox News in 2016 September.She has also covered a lot of major stories and headlines that mark a new milestone in her successful career.

She left NBC and joined MSNBC in 2016.

Susteren recently talked about the chemical attack on Syria with the U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley and said, "We have not heard much fromTrump on Russia,'Why?"

Personal Life

Greta Van Susteren is a married woman and has been together with her husband John P. Coale since 1988. John, who started as a journalist was famously called "ambulance chaser" but later graduated in Law.

Both the couple are associated with Church of Scientology, and they seem to have no children till date biological nor adopted. Having been committed to making their life successful together, they have mutual love and respect and are not involved in any other affairs.

As a result, their long and happy married life are likely to continue for long, and they aren’t going to have a divorce anytime soon. They do not have any children.

Net worth, height, and Facts

A prolific news reporter, a wonderful person and a famous Journalist, Greta has enjoyed success in every part of her life. Be it her successful marriage life or her professional life, she has always been a worker more than a talker and thus has won many fans and fame around the world.

She also has an estimated net worth of 35 million dollars, earning a very high yearly salary. The height of Greta is 1.6m. Her fans follow her on Twitter and Instagram to get updates on her day to day life.