Susan Lacy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Nov, 2017
Facts of Susan Lacy
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Susan W. Lacy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession TV personality
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Halsted Welles
Children Jessica Wagner Lacy
Music Group Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special, MORE
Books Ranjit and the Mighty Mini-Bus, Bubblegum Monster, Mussarat's Monster, Bubblegum Magic, Asif's Party
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Susan Lacy is an award-winning originator of primetime public TV program since 1979. She is widely recognized as the creator and executive producer of the ‘American Masters’ series on PBC Television. She is also popular for her work on Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth and Spielberg as well.

Early Life and Education

Lacy was born as Susan W. Lacy in New York City, US. Regarding her ethnicity, Lacy is a White American and belongs to American nationality. She accomplished her bachelor in arts in American Studies from the University of Virginia.

After completing her bachelor, Lacy moved to Washington, D.C. and earned a degree in arts from George Washington University. At the time, she also served as a led programmer at both the Humanities and the National Endowment.

Likewise, Lacy received an honorary doctorate from Long State University in 1994 and was titled Distinguished Alumnus of the Year at Mary in 1996, at Washington College.

Professional Career

In 1979, Lacy began her career as deputy director of performance programs at THIRTEEN. She also worked for Great Performances as senior program executive. She worked as a director of program development with The American Playhouse.

Lacy then worked as consulting producer at Time-Life Video. She received a huge popularity after working as a creator and executive producer for PBC television series ‘American Masters.’ The series also received the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series in 1999. 

Personal Life 

Susan Lacy is a married woman. She was married to former political operative and business executive, Bill Lacy in the year 1975. Lacy and her husband Bill also lived in Rome for four years. At the time, Bill worked as president of Copper Union.

The couple has a daughter named Jessica Wagner Lacy who was born in 1979. Their relationship couldn’t last long and divorced after 11 years of their marriage. Susan then married to her boyfriend, Halsted Welles. The couple is currently spending their quality time each other.

Net Worth

Susan Lacy is a successful producer and director. Susan has earned a good amount of money from her prolific career. As per some online sources, her net worth is believed to be in a million.