Linda Thompson, an American songwriter, lyricist, a former actress, as well as a beauty pageant winner, has previously married for two times. At first, she was married to Bruce Jenner with whom she tied her knot on 5th January of 1981 and remained together till 1985.
She also has two sons together with Jenner who are named as Brandon and Sam Brody. After that, she remarried with her second husband David Foster who is a Canadian composer as well as a record producer. The pair exchanged their vows with each other on 22nd June of 1991.
The pair stayed together till they got separated in 2005. Now, let’s extract few more details regarding Linda’s bio which has been accessed from various sources.
Linda Thompson is the native of Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. She came into this world on 23rd May of the year 1950 which has now made her reach the age of 66. She stands at the height of five feet and nine inches, that is, 1.75 m.
She is the daughter of Margie and Sanford Abel Thompson. Her other family member also includes her brother named Sam who was one of the bodyguards of Elvis Presley. She was Miss Shelby County in 1969 and the next year, she was named as Miss Mid-South Fair at Memphis.
In addition to that, some of her other winning titles include Miss Okra, Memphis State’s Golf Queen, Miss Liberty Bowl, and MSU’s Homecoming Court. She was also named as Miss Memphis State University in 1970 and she was also the 3rd runner-up in 1970 Miss Tennessee pageant. She was also Miss Tennessee Universe in 1972.
It was in 1977 when she became regular on TV series, known as Hee Haw. Later, she had small one-episode parts in the TV shows such as Starsky and Hutch, CHiPs, Vega$, The Fall Guy, Fantasy Island and Beverly Hills, 90201.
She also starred in several other TV pilots which also include Two for Two and Mars Base One. Her other movie credits include Rabbit Test and Original Intent. She also had a small role in The Bodyguard in 1992.
Prior to that, Linda Thompson started her career as a lyricist with Kenny Rogers single titled as Our Perfect Song from his 1985 album “The Heart of the Matter”. She also collaborated with the composer Richard Max on the first hit record of Richard Marx titled as To Where You Are.
In 2011, she, Foster and Jackie Evancho collaborated on the title track for the album of Evancho known as Dream With Me. She along with Foster also received 2003 Emmy for the Outstanding Music & Lyrics for Aren’t They All Our Children for The Concert for World Children’s Day that aired on 14th November 2002.
Apart from that, she is also an author of “A Little Thing Called Life”. Besides, as she was born in the month of May, her zodiac sign is Gemini. She was married for two times as well as divorced too.
She is also active in various social sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and we can follow her on her twitter account and the link is https://twitter.com/lindathompsonlt.