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Born in Casper, Wyoming, Lynne Cheney is an American author and scholar.
Besides being an author and scholar, Lynne Cheney is a former talk show host. She was the second lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Lynne Cheney is married to Dick Cheney, the 46th vice president of the United States. She was preceded by Tipper Gore and succeeded by Jill Biden. She had also served in the National Endowment for the Humanities offices. She comes from the Republican democratic party. Please keep reading how Lynne Cheney rose to fame and earned her net worth.
Lynne Cheney has garnered an estimated $100 million net worth throughout her career.
The primary source of income for Lynne Cheney is her career as an author. However, her average annual income is not known in the public database.
The height of Lynne Cheney is not known.
Born on August 14, 1941, Lynne Cheney is 80 years old as of August 2021.
Lynne Ann Vincent was born in Casper, Wyoming, to parents Edna Lolita and Wayne Edwin Vincent. She has one brother named Mark Vincent. Lynne Cheney completed her schooling at the Natrona County High School and went on to complete her graduation with a bachelor's in arts degree from Colorado College in English literature. After her time at Colorado College, she continued to study English literature to pursue her Master's in arts degree from the University of Colorado. She pursued a doctorate in British literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin.
Lynne Cheney has been married to Richard Dick Cheney since 1964. The couple has two daughters: Elizabeth Cheney or Liz Cheney and Mary Cheney.
In 1986, Lynne Cheney earned the sixth chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). She served the position until 1993. Two years later, Lynne Cheney founded the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
Lynne Cheney is a senior American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research member and acts as a Reader's Digest Association director. She was the co-host of the CNN 'Crossfire' show as she replaced its host Tony Snow in 1995. Along with the position that she served on CNN, Lynne Cheney was also on the board of directors of Lockheed Corporation from 1994 to 2001.
It was the year 2001 that she became the second lady of the United States as her husband Dick Cheney became the 46th United States, vice president. She served the office until 2009 when Jerry Martin succeeded her.
As an author, Lynne Cheney has written several books, including the 1979 'Executive Privilege: A Washington Novel', the 1981 'Sisters', and the 2000 'The Body Politic: A Novel' in the fiction genre. In the non-fiction genre, her works include the 1983 'Kings of the Hill: Power and Personality in the House of Representatives', which was co-authored by Dick Cheney, the 1996 'Kings of the Hill', the 2002 'America: A Patriotic Primer', the 2003 'A is for Abigail', the 2004 'When Washington Crossed the Delaware', the 2005 'A Time for Freedom', the 2006 'Our 50 States', the 2007 'Blue Skies, No Fences', the 2008 'We the People: The Story of Our Constitution', the 2014 'James Madison: A Life Reconsidered', and the 2020 'The Virginia Dynasty.'
Lynne Cheney is known to have founded the 'James Madison Book Award' Fund. The fund's purpose is to provide cash prizes of $10,000 to the best author who could highlight the richness of America's culture and history.
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