Linda Hamilton has made a prominent place as an actress in Hollywood. She rose to fame for her epic role of Sarah Connor in the Terminator film series. She also best recognized for her different portrayal including Catherine Chandler in the television series ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ For her role in the series, she received a nomination for two Golden Globe Awards as well as Emmy.
Her other acting works credit Vicky Baxter in 1984 ‘Children of the Corn’, 1986 ‘King Kong Lives’, and 2010 ‘Chuck.’ Besides her acting career, she has described herself as a democrat. However, he voted her co-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger of Republican candidate in the 2003 California gubernatorial election. Let us scroll over to know more information on her while reading her net worth and relationships.
Caption: The American actress, Linda Hamilton.
Linda Hamilton: Bio, Family, Education
Linda Carroll Hamilton was born on 26 September 1956 in Salisbury, Maryland, the USA. She is the daughter of Carroll Stanford Hamilton and Barbara K. Holt. Her father worked as a physician who died in a car accident when she was five. Along with her identical twin sister Leslie Hamilton Freas, she has one older sister and one younger brother. Moreover, her twin sister Leslie passed away at the age of 63 on 22 August 2020. She has a nationality of America and belongs to mixed ethnicity of English, Scottish, and Welsh.
Regarding her education, she and her twin sister, Linda Hamilton, had attended Wicomico Junior High School in Salisbury, Maryland. After that, she joined Washington College in Chestertown for two years. Then she shifted her interest in pursuing an acting career in New York City under Lee Strasberg. Additionally, her acting professor at Washington College told her she had no hope for earning as an actress.
Linda Hamilton: Career & Life Achievements
She made her first appearance on television was 1972’s Really. After that, her major role came as Lisa Rodgers in the prime-time soap opera Secrets of Midland Heights. Following that, she appeared in her first role in the thriller movie ‘TAG: The Assassination Game’ in 1982. For which she listed as one of twelve ‘Promising New Actors of 1982′ in John Willis’ Screen World.
She rise to gain a place in Hollywood from the film ‘The Terminator’ in 1984 and also appeared in its franchise as well. She has also worked ‘Black Moon Rising’, ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘Mr. Destiny’, ‘Missing in America’, and ‘Weeds’, among others. She has voiced the character in the video game ‘Gears 5.’
Caption: Linda Hamilton portrayed Sarah Connor in ‘The Terminator.’
Linda Hamilton: Personal Life & Husband
Opposite to her successful career, her relationships resulted into a failure. Since she has married twice as well as divorced twice. She first has married to her then-boyfriend Bruce Abbott in 1982. However, their relationship ended in 1989 while she was pregnant with their son Dalton born in the same year. Later, she revealed that she was going through a bipolar disorder on American talk show ‘Larry King Live’.
In her view, this was the reason behind the failure of her first marriage with Abbott. After her divorce, she began her relationship with the film director James Cameron and moved in with him in 1991. They married in 1997 before that they had greeted a daughter Josephine Archer Cameron in 1993. This marriage of her also ended in the divorce with the settlement of $50 million in 1999. Apart from that, she suffered permanent hearing damage in one ear during the filming Terminator 2: Judgement Day when she fired a gun inside an elevator without using her ear plugs.
Caption: Linda Hamilton and ex-husband James Cameron.
Source: Daily News
Linda Hamilton: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Her net worth has an estimation of around $70 million from her career in the entertainment industry. Her main source of income comes from her acting as well as appearing in the advertisement campaigns and endorsements. Further, she might have tenured herself in the business as well through which she earns a profitable amount. She also possesses a few properties including her $1 million worth house in New Orleans.
She has an unverified Instagram account @linda.c.hamilton with 18.8k followers. On Twitter, she goes by the unverified account @ImLindaHamilton with over 5.7k followers. She is not active on Facebook under her name.
Linda Hamilton: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim and fit body that stands to a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters. She has hazel eyes and light brown hair. Besides, her body weighs 58 kg with 32 inches of chest size, 26 inches waist size, and 32 inches hip size.