You probably are wondering if this is about the band Greta Van Fleet or its members. If so, you are definitely mistaken. Greta Van Susteren is an American former lawyer who is now an anchorwoman working for Fox News. Throughout the years, Susteren has gone on to work for broadcasters such as CNN, NBC News, etc. You might be able to remember her as the legal analyst on CN during O.J. Simpson’s murder trails.
In more recent years, Greta has been able to establish herself as one of the leading journalists for Fox News’. She has gone on to host “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” for the network. Let us now get to know a bit more about her, shall we?
Greta Van Susteren: Early Life and Education
Greta Conway Van Susteren was born on the 11th of June, 1954, in Appleton, Wisconsin. She was born to father Urban Van Susteren who is of Dutch descent and was a good friend of the U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy. On the other hand, Greta’s mother Margery Conway who is of Irish descent was a homemaker.
Now coming to her academics, Greta went to the Xavier High School, Appleton and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated in 1976 with a dual degree in geography and economics. Next, in 1979, Susteren bagged J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Greta Van Susteren: Career
Upon securing the Juris Doctor degree, Greta began working in Georgetown Law as an adjunct faculty member, She was also pursuing a legal career and was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree by Stetson Law School. However, her career in television began later with CNN. Greta was handed the role of a legal analyst and she was tasked with covering the O.J. Simpson murder trails. After the initial success, CNN gave her an opportunity to host the show “Burden of Proof” and “The Point”.
After having worked with CNN for a few years, Greta made a switch to Fox News in 2002. She began hosting the show, “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren”. However, after working for over 14 years with Fox, she decided to join NBC News. As of today, Greta has her own show called “For the Record with Greta” on MSNBC.
Greta Van Susteren: Personal Life
Now looking at the personal aspects of Greta’s life, she is a married woman and has been together with her husband John P. Coale since 1988. Coale began his career as a journalist but was later famous for practicing Law.
Both Greta and John have been associated with Church of Scientology and the two also remain childless. They have been together for a long time now and share a mutual love and respect for one another’s personal and professional life.
Greta Van Susteren: Net Worth and Social Media
Greta has been in working in the field of journalism for quite some time now. She has been able to establish herself in the industry for all her good work and integrity. Moreover, Greta has also been practicing Law for many years now and is a sought after name. To add to the tally, Susteren is the co-owner of the Old Mill Inn, a restaurant in New York. With all the work that she has been doing, reports suggest that Greta has a net worth of $35 million.
Thankfully for us, the famous journalist is also pretty active on social media platforms. She is a vivid user of Instagram where she goes by the handle @greta and has just under 80k followers.