Linda Vester Biography
|Date of Birth:||1965 , June-11|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Linda Vester|
|Father||Dr. John Vester|
|Birth Place/City||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Working For||Fox News Channel|
|Married to||Glenn Greenberg (m. 2001)|
Linda Vester is an American television news journalist. She was the former host of Dayside with Linda Vester on the Fox News Channel. She served in the Fox from 1999-2005. She is also the founder and CEO of a website Smartmamas.com- a website which inspires young mothers to raise their children and it also supports them to manage their personal and professional life.
The former Fox News anchor lives in Manhattan with her husband Glenn Greenberg and four children- twos sons and two daughters. She is married to Hedge fund manager Glenn Greenberg since 2001.
Early life And Education Of Linda Vester
Linda Vester was born on 11 June 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S, to her parents Dorothy Vester and the late Dr. John Vester. Her birth name is Linda Joan Vester.
In 1985, Vester attended the Sorbonne in France for a semester, was a Fulbright Scholar of Middle East affairs in Egypt for twelve months. Linda is a graduate of Boston University. She's a graduate with a bachelor's degree in journalism in the year 1987.
Linda Vester's Career
Previously, Vester worked at NBC News as an anchor/correspondent, MSNBC as a host of Today in America. She also worked for WFLA TV in Tampa, Florida.
While she was at NBC, Vester hosted NBC News at Sunrise from 1996-1998. She also worked on Weekend Today, as a correspondent, from 1992-1996.
Vester also covered Operation Desert Storm, TWA Flight 800, the Centennial Olympic Park bombing, also the Rwandan Genocide. In 1999, Linda Vester joined the Fox News Channel.
In July 2005, Vester left Dayside on gestation leave, in July 2006 it was reported that she would not be returning to the Fox Channel. The reason to left Fox news channel was stated as to take carer of her children.
During her tenure with Fox News, she covered numerous major stories for the network including 9/11 attack, military campaign in Afghanistan, conflict in Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia war, and Rwanda epidemic.
After ending her journalism career, she became a full-time blogger and founded a website Smart Mamas- a website established to inspires young mothers to raise their children and it also supports them to manage their professional and personal endeavor.
The website also sells the necessary products for them. Additionally, she regularly posts a motivational blog on it.
Linda Vester's Net Worth
Linda Vester is a former anchor of Fox News Channel as she has earned a pretty good amount of money throughout her successful career, also her husband who is a hedge fund director.
We can assume that she has a huge amount of net worth as the family is living a luxurious life in Manhattan.
Linda Vester has involved in several charitable works and movements. She donated $10 million to Yale University to establish a teaching space.
Linda Vester’s Controversy
In April 2018, Vester told Variety she was sexually harassed by her NBC co-worker Tom Brokaw. But, Brokaw denied the charges, while speaking with Variety, she shared what exactly happened during her tenure with NBC.
Previously, he was totally drunk and he grabbed her behind her neck and tried to force her to kiss him. She shocked for a while and tried to escape from him but he was not intended to stop and she said:
Tom, I do not want to do this with you. If I did, I would leave for London with a loss of innocence and I don’t want to go down that road.
Broke sat there for a few minutes and he again tried to kiss her on the way as he left. Afterward, Broke released a statement and claimed that he did not try to make romantic overtures towards her at that time.
Linda Vester's Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children
Linda Vester is a married woman. She is married to Glenn Greenberg since 2001. The couple got married on 5 May 2001. They met through a blind date.
Mr. Frigbourg suggested both of them saying that they should meet. Since their marriage, the couple is spending their time happily with their four children ranging from age 3 to 11. Linda is also stepmother to her husbands three children from his former marriage.
She is spending her with her children, as it has been almost a decade since Linda anchored a newscast. The former anchor of Fox News Channel lives in Manhattan along with her family, she said, it was after she became pregnant for the second time, Vester decided that she will be taking care of her children instead of her job.
Her husband Glenn Greenberg is the founder and MD of Brave Warrior Advisors- a privately owned investment Advisory firm. He is the son of former baseball player Hank Greenberg and his wife Caral Gimbel.
He grew up in a Jewish family in New York City. He earned an MBA from Columbia University. Upon graduation, he worked for five years in the Pension group at Morgan Guaranty Trust as a portfolio manager and an analyst.
In 1984, he founded Chieftain Capital Management and later changed its name to Brave Warrior in 2010 when Shapiro left the firm.
As her husband, Glenn has already been married before, and he also has a child from his previous wife named Duncan Greenberg who lives with them currently.
Linda Vester's Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, she is 53 years old.
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Body Measurements: She has a perfect body figure but the exact measurements of her body are missing.
- Hair Color: Golden brown
- Eyes Color: Hazel
- She is daughter in law of Hank Greenberg and Caral Gimbel and stepdaughter-in law of Linda Douglas and Joseph Lebworth.