Linda Diane Thompson - Updated Jun 2024

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Linda Diane Thompson

Linda Diane Thompson is a famous former beauty pageant winner, actress, songwriter, and producer from the United States of America. Linda Diane Thompson gained popularity by featuring in “CHiPs”, and “Starsky & Hutch”.

Early Life and Childhood

Linda was born on 23 May 1950, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Currently, she is 73 years old and her real name is Linda Diane Thompson, and she doesn’t have any nicknames.

She is the daughter of Margie Thompson (mother) and Sanford Abel Thompson (father) and she has one brother named Sam Thompson. Plus, she is delighted with her family members and loves to spend quality time with them and they support her in her career. She hasn’t revealed her family members to the public.

Linda Diane Thompson with her mother (Source Instagram

Caption: Linda Diane Thompson with her mother (Source Instagram

There is no information available like how she spent her childhood, who was her friends, her behavior with others, and so on. Plus, all the information related to her childhood is secret. She is American by nationality, her zodiac sign is Gemini, her religion is Christian, and her ethnicity is of American Descent.

Linda Diane Thompson – Education

Linda Diane Thompson attended high school in Memphis, Tennessee, and then went on to attend Memphis State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Drama. She also attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she studied Business Administration.

There is no information available about how she was with her teachers and pals and her interest in studies and so on. Maybe in the future, she will give details related to her educational background at that time, and we will update her here.

Career and Professional Life

Linda is an American actress, songwriter, and beauty pageant winner. who first gained public attention in the 1970s when she won the Miss Tennessee USA title, which led to her competing in the Miss USA pageant in 1972. Although she did not win the national title, she caught the attention of the public and the entertainment industry.

Then Diane entered the entertainment industry as an actress. In the late 1970s, appearing in guest roles such as “Hee Haw,” “Starsky and Hutch,” and “Fantasy Island.” She also played  in movies such as “RoboCop 2” and “The Bodyguard.” However, she is best known for her songwriting career, which began in the 1980s than her acting career.

Linda wrote several hit songs for popular musicians, including the “I Have Nothing” song for Whitney Houston. And “The Best” song by Tina Turner. She also co-wrote several songs with musician David Foster, including the hit song “Grown-Up Christmas List,”.

Also, she released her music, including the album “Dancing in the Dark” in 1985. She also appeared on the reality TV show “The Princes of Malibu” in 2005, which documented the lives of her sons Brody Jenner and Brandon Jenner.

And she involved in various philanthropic endeavors throughout her career. Working with charities such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the American Cancer Society. She is also an advocate for animal rights and has supported organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States.

Day by day her fan following is increasing on her Instagram account.  Her dressing style attracts people and due to her style, she is gaining fans more and more. Additionally, her Instagram profile is interesting. On Instagram, she has 24.9K followers.

Within a short time, she progressed in her job and was able to influence people through her work and gain widespread notoriety. Her professional path eventually came full circle as she rose in popularity and she gained not just international fame but also fame in his native United States of America.

Brand Endorsements

There is no information about Linda’s brand endorsement and promotion or advertisement of their products. She might reveal details about the companies she has recommended in the future.

We looked through her social media sites but could not find any information on brand endorsements. Due to her privacy, she doesn’t want anyone to learn more about her or her personal or professional life.

Awards and Nomination

There is no information available about her awards and nominations. She is a famous model, television personality, author, and body positivity activist but till now she has not received any awards or nominations. Plus, she has a great future ahead and has lots of chances to win many awards and nominations.

Linda Diane Thompson – Net Worth 2024

The estimated value of Linda Diane Thompson’s net worth is $25 million and her monthly, weekly, and yearly salaries are unknown. Her work as a model, television personality, author, and body positivity activist is her primary source of income.

And she now enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and various expensive vehicles thanks to sales and excellent jobs. If she provides her weekly, yearly, and monthly salaries then we will update her here.

Relationship Status

Linda Diane Thompson is now single. She previously married Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner) from 1981 to 1986, with whom she has two children, Brandon Jenner, and Brody Jenner. Then, she dated musician David Foster in the late 1980s and early 1990s and the two were engaged for some time.

In the year 1991, she married composer and record producer David Foster, with whom she has one child, Erin Foster, and she divorced in 2005. After that, she has also been romantically linked to Elvis Presley and Olympic skier Jean-Claude Killy.

Linda Diane Thompson with her sons (Source Instagram)

Caption: Linda Diane Thompson with her sons (Source Instagram)


Even Linda Diane Thompson’s professional life is kept private, as is any information about her. Plus, she has the skills to manage both his personal and business lives and she has never disclosed any information to the public.

Additionally, she has never been the focus of any controversies or rumors and there are no reports available regarding this topic.

Body Measurements

Her actual height is 5 feet 9 inches and her weight is also 59 kg. According to her images, her hair color is blonde and silky, and her eyes are also attractive and brown.

Her body type is slim with a great personality and other body measurements like biceps, chest, and waist, are 36-25-36 inches. She is concerned about her body but takes a proper diet and has clear skin.

Linda Diane Thompson posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Caption: Linda Diane Thompson posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Linda Diane Thompson – Social Media

Linda Diane Thompson is active on social media. On Instagram, she has 231 K followers has followed 917 people there, and has posted 4791 posts. And her Instagram account is marked with a blue checkmark with the username “ltlindathompson“.

Linda Diane Thompson is active on Facebook where she has 1K likes and 1K followers and her account is not marked with a blue check mark. We find her official Twitter account where she has 19.9K followers and has followed 259 people. She joined Twitter in May 2009.