Linda Diane Thompson (born May 23, 1950) is an American songwriter/lyricist, and former actress and beauty pageant winner. She was married to then Olympic decathlon champion bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner) and David foster, musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger.Thompson was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Margie (née White) and Sanford Abel Thompson. Her older brother, Sam, was one of Elvis Presley's bodyguards.
Thompson was miss Shelby country(1969) In September 1970, she was named "Miss mid-south fair" at Memphis. Some of her other titles include, "Miss liberty bowl", "Memphis State's Golf Queen", "Miss Okra" (bells, Tennessee), and MSU's Homecoming Court. In 1970, Thompson was named "Miss Memphis state university" and was third runner-up in the 1970 miss Tennessee pageant (which is part of the miss America contest).
Thompson had a relationship with Elvis Presley for four years. Their relationship was portrayed in the 1981 television movie Elvis and the beauty queen. In 1980, Thompson began a relationship with former Olympic Gold Medal decathlete bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner). The couple married on January 5, 1981, in Oahu, Hawaii. Linda and husband bruce Jenner have two sons together, Brandon and sam brody, known as Brody. The couple separated in 1986 and divorced thereafter. On June 22, 1991, Thompson married Canadian composer and record producer David foster; they divorced in 2005. Linda had many affairs and now is single.
Thompson has also done acting, songwriting, singer and is an author.
Linda Thompson is finally writing a memoir detailing her long romances with Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and David Foster. But it’s not a dirty tell-all. It’s the kind of well-tempered book we would expect from this Oscar-nominated lyricist and mother of Brody and Brandon Jenner.
There is no salary/net worth given in her bio in outside sources.