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Linda McMahon Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Linda Marie Edwards net worth:
$520 Million

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Linda McMahon Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Linda Marie Edwards was born on 4 October 1948, in New Bern, North Carolina, USA, and is a professional wrestling magnate and politician, perhaps best known as Linda McMahon for her contributions to the development of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) alongside her husband. She was the company’s president and then CEO before deciding to fully pursue a career in politics. The achievements throughout her career have helped put her net worth to where it is now.

How rich is Linda McMahon? As of early-2016, sources inform us of a net worth at $520 million, mostly accumulated through her success in the wrestling business. She’s been known to handle the ins and outs of the business contracts, publications, and partnerships. The continued success of the family has helped maintain and raise her wealth.

Linda McMahon Net Worth $520 Million

Linda grew up mainly being interested in sports like basketball and baseball. She met Vince McMahon at the age of 13, dated throughout high school, married in 1966, and then enrolled at East Carolina University, from where she would graduate with a degree in French and a certification to teach. Around this time, Vince McMahon was working as a salesman and then later joined his father’s company World Wide Wresting Federation (WWWF). They had their children in the following years, who would later be involved in the business as well.

Early in her career, Linda worked as a receptionist and translated French documents while training to be a paralegal. The couple had problems with money and even declared bankruptcy at one point. Eventually, the two helped each other in starting their own wrestling business called Titan Sports Inc. with their purchase of the Cape Cod Coliseum. Eventually they purchased Capitol Wrestling (WWWF) and started promoting the shows on national television, which was the start of the rise in their net worth.

Unexpectedly, the wrestling business flourished and had an explosive growth both in popularity and earnings. Linda became president of the company in 1993, and CEO by 1997; she was mainly interested in product merchandising and was the go-to person for negotiations. Being such a large business, the company has had a few problems, specifically with wrestlers using drugs like steroids for which they faced investigation, which they complied with, and they continued to change their policies. They also changed the rating of the show to PG, which according to Linda was a way to attract younger audiences to the show. McMahon continued to be heavily involved in the show, and was even part of story-lines and feuds that had become a trademark of their company.

By 2010, Linda became heavily involved in politics and declared her candidacy for the U.S Senate, using $50 million of her own money to fund her campaign. She managed to defeat most of her opponents but lost by 11% in the general election. She again campaigned on 2012, defeating her initial opponents before losing again in the general election. Being defeated twice in a row, Linda decided that she would be a Republican fundraiser and donor, participating in politics even when not standing for election.

In her personal life, Linda McMahon and Vince have a son and a daughter, Shane and Stephanie, who have both been involved in the wrestling industry. She’s done a lot of charitable work, mainly through the WWE, which holds a lot of fundraising and other helpful campaigns.

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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gambling Man2012Documentary short executive producer
WWE Themeaddicts2004Video executive producer
WWE Experience2004TV Series executive producer
WWE Smackdown!1999TV Series executive producer - uncredited
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998TV Series producer
WWE Raw1993TV Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2016TV SeriesHerself
WrestleMania2016TV SpecialHerself
NXT TakeOver: Dallas2016TV MovieHerself
W.W.E. 242015TV Series documentaryHerself
The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW2014TV Series documentaryHerself
WWE Summerslam2014TV SpecialHerself
WWE Hall of Fame2014TV SpecialHerself
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment2013Video documentaryHerself
WWE: Triple H - Thy Kingdom Come2013VideoHerself
Hannity2010TV SeriesHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20092009TV SpecialHerself
CNN: Special Investigations Unit2007TV SeriesHerself
WWE Raw1999-2007TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
WWE Draft Special2007TV SpecialHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20072007TV SpecialHerself
WWE: McMahon2006VideoHerself
WrestleMania 222006TV SpecialHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20062006TV SpecialHerself
WWE New Year's Revolution2006TV SpecialHerself
WWE Armageddon2005TV SpecialHerself
WWE A.M. Raw2005TV SeriesHerself (2005-)
WrestleMania 212005TV SpecialHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20052005Video documentaryHerself
WWE Hall of Fame 20042004TV SpecialHerself
WWE No Mercy2003TV SpecialHerself
Summerslam2003TV SpecialHerself
WWE: Trish Stratus - 100% Stratusfaction2003Video documentaryHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2002TV SeriesHerself
Survivor Series2001TV SpecialHerself
WWE Smackdown!1999-2001TV SeriesHerself
WrestleMania X-Seven2001TV SpecialHerself
King of the Ring2000TV SpecialHerself
WWF Backlash2000TV SpecialHerself
WrestleMania 20002000TV SpecialHerself
Beyond the Mat1999DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
WWF Hall of Fame1994TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Real Time with Bill Maher2012TV SeriesHerself - US Senate Candidate (R-CT)
WWE: Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan2010VideoHerself
Ricky Steamboat: The Life Story of the Dragon2010VideoHerself
WWE Raw2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
WWE: The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane2008VideoHerself
The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect2008VideoHerself
Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection2008VideoHerself
Triple H: King of Kings2008VideoHerself
The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling2007VideoHerself
WWE: The New & Improved DX2007VideoHerself
The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA2006Video documentaryHerself
Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story2006Video documentaryHerself
WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 42005VideoHerself
WWE Sunday Night Heat2005TV SeriesHerself
WrestleMania XX2004TV SpecialHerself
WWE: The Stone Cold Truth2004VideoHerself
Mick Foley's Greatest Hits & Misses: A Life in Wrestling2004VideoHerself
WWF: Action!2001VideoHerself

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#Fact
1Republican candidate for the United States Senate from Connecticut. [October 2010]
2Ran as a Republican candidate in the 2010 and 2012 Senate elections in Connecticut. She lost both elections.
3Daughter Stephanie McMahon and her husband Paul Levesque welcomed their new baby daughter. Aurora Rose Levesque was born on Monday July 24 2006. Aurora weighs in at 8lbs 7oz.
4Second grandchild Kenyon Jesse McMahon was born in March 2006.
5Expecting two grandchildren in 2006 - one in April from son Shane McMahon and wife Marissa McMahon and one in July from daughter Stephanie McMahon and husband Paul Levesque (Triple H).
6Was named to the Board of Trustees of Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, Connecticut) in November 2004.
7Her theme song is an instrumental version of the title track from WWE's WrestleMania - The Album.
8Mother in-law of Paul Levesque (aka Triple H) and Marissa McMahon.
9Became a Grandmother on February 13th, 2004, when Shane's son, Declan James McMahon, was born.
10Frequently appears on WWF programming as husband Vince McMahon's voice of reason and the foil to nearly all of his schemes.
11Her mother was a budget analyst at a Marine Corps facility.
12She was the CEO and president of the WWE.
13Her parents are Henry and Evelyn Edwards.
14Maiden name is Edwards.
15She graduated from East Carolina University in 1969. She received a degree in French with a minor in Spanish.
16Mother of Stephanie McMahon and Shane McMahon.

#Quote
1I don't play CEO, I AM the CEO!


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