Norman Lear bio, wife, family, net worth
Norman Lear, an American TV writer as well as a producer, is currently married to his third wife Lyn Lear with whom he tied his knot in 1987. He also has three children, one son and two daughters with her. His first marriage was with Charlotte Lear with whom he exchanged his vows in 1942. Later, due to some reason, they got divorced. Along with Charlotte, he has one daughter. His second marriage was with Frances Lear with whom he married in 1956 and they remained together till they separated in 1986 and they also have two children, both daughters. His net worth is estimated as $700 million.
Norman Lear is one among the popular and most loved celebrities on television screen whom we have known and are seeing daily. Some of us may be his fan for a long time as well as may want to have more information regarding him. Some of us also may be having information regarding Lear’s professional and personal life from different gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines. He had produced sitcoms such as Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, All in The Family and One Day at a Time.
Now, let’s extract few more details regarding Lear's bio which has been obtained from various sources. He is the native of New Haven, Connecticut, United States. He was born on 27th July of the year 1922 which has now made him reach the age of 93. He was grown up in a Jewish home and had Bar Mitzvah ceremony. He attended Weaver High School and graduated in 1940. After that, he joined Emerson College but he dropped out in 1942 for joining United States Army Air Forces.
During World War II after Pearl Harbor attack, he enlisted in September 1942 serving in Mediterranean Theater as a radio operator on Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Bombers with 772nd Bombardment Squadron, 463rd bombardment group of 15th Air Force where he said that they bombed Germany. After the World War II, Norman had a career in public relations. He was nominated for Academy Award in 1967 for writing Divorce American Style.
Norman Lear has been active since 1950 and it is sure that during this period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. He has more than thousands of followers on the Facebook and Instagram accounts. He is also active on the Twitter page and the link to his page is https://twitter.com/thenormanlear. Besides, more information related to his personal as well as professional life can also be obtained from various sites.
Prior to that, Lear was among one of first seven TV pioneers inducted into TV Academy Hall of Fame in 1984. Additionally, he had also received four Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award in 1978. In 1977, he also received Humanist Arts Award for American Humanist Association.
At present, Lear is married to his third wife named Lyn Lear with whom he exchanged his vows in 1987. Additionally, the pair also has three children together. Among them, one is a son named Benjamin Davis Lear and two are daughters named Madelaine Rose and Brianne Elizabeth Lear.