How much is WWE Linda McMahon’s net worth? She has an estimated net worth of US$1.35 billion. She is a former professional wrestling executive and is known for being a political executive. She is noted for her role as the 25th Administrator of the Small Business Administration (2017 to 2019). Her husband Vince McMahon is the founder of sports entertainment company Titan Sports, Inc. which is now named WWE, Inc.
When did Linda and Vince got married?
The beautiful couple celebrated their wedding on August 26, 1966. Vince was nearly 18 years old whereas Vince was 21 years of age at the time of their marriage. They are having a happy married life and have spent over 5 decades together.
Who are Linda’s kids?
‘From her relationship, Linda and Vince McMahon are blessed with two children. Their first child was born as a son named Shane McMahon on January 15, 1970. Their second child was born as a daughter named Stephanie McMahon on September 24, 1976. Shane is married to Marissa Mazzola whereas Stephanie is married to professional wrestler Triple H.
Linda is blessed with six grandchildren. From Shane, she has three grandsons and from Stephanie, she has three granddaughters named Aurora Rose (born 2006), Murphy Claire (born 2008) and Vaughn Evelyn (born 2010).
How old is Linda McMahon?
Linda McMahon was born on October 4, 1948, which makes her age be 73 years old as of 2021. Her birth name is Linda Marie Edwards. Her birthplace is in New Bern, North Carolina, the U.S.
Who are Linda’s parents?
Linda was born to parents named Evelyn Edwards (mother) and Henry Edwards (father). She was the only child to her parents who inspired her to become active in sports from her young age. Both her parents used to work at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.
How tall is Linda McMahon?
McMahon stands at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches or 165 cm. She weighs about 66 kilograms or 146 lbs. Being related to sports background, she is always focused on her healthy lifestyle and gives special importance to her regular workout and diet plans.
Education and academic achievements
She went to Havelock High School. She got married after completing her high school graduation but she decided to continue her education. In 1966, she attended East Carolina University from where she earned a bachelor’s degree in French.
Career and Professional Life
In her early days, she worked at the corporate law firm of Covington & Burling as a receptionist. She had the certification to teach French and was able to translate French documents. She was experiencing difficulty financially with her husband and even filed for bankruptcy after which Vince started having a 90-hour-a-week job at a quarry.
The couple decided to start their own wrestling company and founded Titan Sports, Inc. in 1980. The couple also held small hockey and other sporting events. In the early struggling phase, Linda used to cook meatball sandwiches to feed the fans at the sports events which the company organized.
She used her knowledge of intellectual property law to assist in trademark protection and also assisted Vince in the administration of the company. The pair decided to move to Greenwich, Connecticut in 1983. They founded Titan Sports, Inc. in 1980 where many employees used to call her as the “co-chief executive.” She played a crucial role in product merchandising at WWF and WWE.
She was involved in the company’s deal with stakeholders and her contribution has also made the company’s product gain popularity with children. She was the primary negotiator for WWF’s 2000 TV deal with Viacom. She resigned from her position as CEO of WWE on September 16, 2009. The reason for resigning was to run as a Republican for a seat in the United States Senate from Connecticut.
In January 2009, Governor Jodi Rell appointed her to the State Board of Education. She resigned from the State Board of Education on April 1, 2010. She was in the limelight when she announced her candidacy for U.S. Senator on September 16, 2009. In order to finance her campaign, she spent US$50 million from her own worth and she refused to take donations from outsiders. McMahon ran for the Republican nomination where she promised for job creation, lower taxes and fiscal conservatism. She gained name recognition quickly through her mail, radio, television, and Internet advertisements.
Former Congressman Rob Simmons accused her of “buying the election” because of her huge expenses in the election campaign. They became involved in many bitter contests. She was able to defeat all opponents but later lost by 11% to Richard Blumenthal in the general election. She decided to run again for Senate in 2012 immediately after losing to Blumenthal.
She ran multiple television ads, appeared frequently in media and strongly campaigned for politicians. She turned as the Republican Party favorite for the 2012 election after the announcement of Joe Lieberman to retire from the U.S. Senate. She announced her candidacy on September 20, 2011. Through a delegate vote of 658, she earned the endorsement of the state Republican Party on May 18, 2012. She defeated former congressman Chris Shays by a three-to-one margin. However, she lost in the general election to Democratic U.S. Representative Chris Murphy which was her second consecutive defeat.
The McMahons donated US$5 million to the Donald J. Trump Foundation after the appearance of Trump at WrestleMania 23 in 2007. She supported Trump throughout his election campaign for the US president and also funded the anti-Bernie Sanders advertisements.
She is active on Twitter https://twitter.com/SBALinda where she has garnered more than 36k followers. She has amassed over 8k followers on her Instagram account @sbamcmahon. She is also active on Facebook @lindamcmahon