Linda Lee Cadwell Biography
|Date of Birth:||1945 , March-21|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Name||Linda Lee Cadwell|
|Birth Name||Linda Emery|
|Birth Place/City||Everett, Washington, US|
|Married to||Bruce Cadwell (m. 1991)|
|Children||Brandon Lee (1965–93), Shannon Lee (b. 1969)|
|Divorce||Bruce Lee (m. 1964; d. 1973) Tom Bleecker (m. 1988; div. 1990)|
|Education||University of Washington|
|Books||Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew, The Bruce Lee Story|
Linda Lee Cadwell is an American teacher and writer, who is well recognized as the widow of the legendary actor, martial artist, and philosopher Bruce Lee. She has written the popular books like Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew and The Bruce Lee Story. Cadwell founded Bruce Lee Foundation in 2002.
Bio Of Linda Lee Cadwell
Linda Lee Cadwell was born Linda Emery on 21 March 1945 in Everett, Washington, USA to Vivian R. (Hester) and Everett Emery under the birth sign Aries.
She attended Garfield High School and later graduated from the University of Washington. She used to cheerlead in high school.
Since her childhood, she wanted to go to medical school as she used to see her mother suffer because of low earnings.
Linda Lee Cadwell's Career-Books
During her high school, she joined Bruce Lee Academy as a student. Bruce Lee used to go there to give a kung fu demonstration. After completing her education she started teaching kindergarten kids.
She published her first book after the sudden death of her husband. The book was dedicated in the memory of Bruce Lee, entitled Bruce Lee-The Man Only I Knew which receive positive reviews. And it was published thrice in April, June and August 1975.
In 1989, she again wrote another book, The Bruce Lee Story which was later made into a movie titled Dragon in 1993 starring Jason Scott as Bruce Lee and Lauren Holly as Cadwell.
Cadwell founded the Bruce Lee Foundation in 2002 along with daughter, Shannon Lee. The goal of this organization was to share the philosophies and writings of the great martial arts master Bruce Lee. As of now, it generalizes Bruce’s works and his art.
Linda Lee Cadwell's Net Worth
Cadwell's net worth and salary are under review as of 2018. However, her first husband Bruce Lee had a net worth of $10 million according to the Richest.
And her daughter Shannon Lee has an estimated net worth of $10 million as per The Richest. She is managing her father’s official Facebook memorial page and has produced two projects about her father, The Legend of Bruce Lee and the documentary How Bruce Lee Changed the World.
Linda Lee Cadwell's Personal Life
Cadwell has been married three times. She first married Bruce Lee on August 17, 1964. She first met him while she was in high school and eventually started dating. They had two children, Brandon Lee and Shannon Lee.
Their first child Brandon Lee was an American actor and martial artist who died in an accident on a movie set in 1993. Shannon Lee is an actress, martial artist, and businesswoman.
Just four years after their second child, Cadwell had to face the sudden and sad demise of Bruce Lee on July 20, 1973, because of an allergic reaction to an analgesic.
After his death, she moved to LA and in 1998, Cadwell married Tom Bleecker, an actor, and writer. However, their marriage relationship just last 2 years and they divorced in 1990.
Then in 1991, she married stockbroker Bruce Cadwell. The happy couple resides in Rancho Mirage, California as of 2018.
As Cadwell retired from teaching Lee's martial art in 2001, she along with her daughter and son-in-law Ian Keasler runs the Bruce Lee Foundation.
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