About Linda Thompson
Linda Thompson is mostly known as a girlfriend of a rock and roll king Elvis Presley, after he divorced from his wife. In addition to that, Linda Thompson is also known as an actress, which has been an important source of Linda Thompson net worth, which has been reported to reach 25 million dollars. In addition to her career as an actress, Linda Thompson is also a lyricist. Moreover, she is a winner of many beauty competitions.
Linda Thompson was born in 1950 in Tennessee, where she also grew up. Before she became a huge star, she was a student at Memphis State University. In 1970, she competed in the Miss Mid-South Fair in Tennessee, and she became the winner of this competition. Other titles which she has won are the following: Miss Liberty Bowl, Miss Okra, Miss Shelby County, Memphis State’s Golf Queen and many others. Also, she competed in the Miss Tennessee pageant, where she ended up with getting a third-runner up position. However, in one interview, she has stated that in fact she has become the winner of the Miss Tennessee pageant, although later it was made sure that she has never been the winner of it.
In 1977, Linda Thompson began her career as a TV actress, when she started appearing in the TV series called “Hee Haw”. Therefore, being a star on TV also increased the overall amount of Linda Thompson net worth. She has also had some small roles in other TV shows and TV series, such as “Beverly Hills, 90210”, “Fantasy Island”, “Starsky and Hutch” and “The Fall Guy”. Linda Thompson has also had some roles in movies, such as “Rabbit Test”, “Robocop 2” and “Three on a Meathook”. Therefore, appearing in films also has added up to the total sum of Linda Thompson net worth.
Also, Linda Thompson had a minor role in a hit movie called “The Bodyguard”. In addition to that, she also co-worked on creating a song from the movie’s soundtrack, the song being “I Have Nothing”, sang by Whitney Houston. Also, because of creation of this song, Linda Thompson became a nominee of the Academy Award.
Being a girlfriend of Elvis Presley, she has also appeared in quite a few documentaries about Elvis Presley. In 2009, she also started her career as a reality show actress, when she was casted to appear in “The Hills”. Also, in 2010 and 2011, she also appeared in another TV show called “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”. Therefore, being a reality show star also added up to the overall amount of Linda Thompson net worth.