Linda Thompson is a former American actress who gained early attention winning several beauty pageants like Miss Mid-South Fair, Miss Liberty Bowl, Memphis State's Golf Queen, Miss Okra, and more. She finished as a third runner-up in the 1970 Miss Tennessee pageant.
Besides, Thompson is also notable for her work in many movies and TV shows like Hee Haw, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Bodyguard, and more. She has a prolific career in the music world too.
Linda's personal life also made her the household name, She attracted huge media and public attention as a girlfriend of legendary singer and actor Elvis Presley. Later, she married athlete Bruce Jenner now known as Caitlyn Jenner.
Linda Thompson's net worth stands at $25 million as of 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Not only an acting career but her professions as a songwriter and lyricist are the contributing factors to her net worth.
In 1992, the actress played the role in a blockbuster romantic thriller movie The Bodyguard along with many other known performers like Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, and Bill Cobbs. The film was a major hit-commercially grossing $411 million against the $25 million budget. It also became the second-highest-grossing film of 1992 around the world.
Linda Thompson landed her first music gig as a lyricist with the Kenny Rogers single "Our Perfect Song". She and her former husband David Foster worked together on several compositions. The song 'I Have Nothing' for the film The Bodyguard written and produced by the former couple brought them the Academy Award and the Grammy Award nominations.
The two also won Emmy Award for the song.
Linda Thompson previously lived in her West Hollywood home. In October 2016, the actress put the mansion at the Empire West building with an asking price of $2 million.
The 2,300 square feet of open-plan space features two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It also includes a formal living and dining rooms and a family room.
Linda Thompson, 69, herself never opened up anything about her cosmetic procedures but judging by her face before, and after surgery, it seems the actress has gone through a facelift (technically known as a rhytidectomy). It gives a more youthful facial appearance.
Thompson is also supposed to have undergone a blepharoplasty. Her eyes appear to be small, and her skin looks wrinkle-free.
Linda Thompson was born on 23rd May 1950, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. She is the daughter of Sanford Abel Thompson and Margie White Thompson. She also has a brother named Sam Thompson, a bodyguard.
Thompson graduated from the Kingsbury High School. She later went on to enrolled at Memphis State University and earned her degree in English and Drama.
Linda Thompson made a series of headlines after her high-profile relationship with the late actor, and singer Elvis Presley hit the market in the 1970s. The couple dated from July 1972 to Dec 1976.
Thompson later started dating a former Olympic Gold Medal athlete, Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner. The two married on 5 January 1981. They also have two sons Brandon Jenner and Brody Jenner. The two divorced on 10th Feb 1986. Bruce went on to marry Kris Jenner and shared two children-Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
In April 2015, Bruce came out as a trans woman, She has undergone cosmetic surgery, and completed sex reassignment surgery in January 2017.
Linda tied the knot with David Foster on 27th June 1991. Their relationship also ended in divorce on 11th July 2005.