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Lynne Cheney Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Lynne Vincent
Place Of Birth
Wyoming, USA
82 years old
Birth Date
August 13 1941

Lynne Cheney Facts

Child Star?
Author, Scholar
Education & Qualifications
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Net Worth
Current Partner
Dick Cheney
Liz Cheney, Mary Cheney
Edna Lolita, Wayne Edwin Vincent
Mark Vincent

About Lynne Cheney

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 Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lynne Cheney's net worth?

Lynne Cheney has garnered an estimated $100 million net worth throughout her career.

How much does Lynne Cheney earn per year?

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.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lynne Cheney?

The height of Lynne Cheney is not known.

How old is Lynne Cheney?

Born on August 14, 1941, Lynne Cheney is 80 years old as of August 2021.

Childhood And Education

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.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Lynne Cheney's partner?

Lynne Cheney has been married to Richard Dick Cheney since 1964. The couple has two daughters: Elizabeth Cheney or Liz Cheney and Mary Cheney.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

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.'

Charity Work

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.

Other Interesting Lynne Cheney Facts And Trivia

  • Lynne Cheney presented her doctorate dissertation in 'Matthew Arnold's Possible Perfection: A Study of the Kantian Strain in Arnold's Poetry.'
  • Lynne Chenery was a possible contender for a US Senator replacing Craig L. Thomas in 2007.
  • In the 2008 Adam McKay film 'Vice', Dick Cheney was represented by Christian Bale, and Amy Adams represented Lynne Cheney. The movie was about the journey of Dick Cheney to be one of the most influential United States vice presidents of all time.
  • Lynne Cheney's zodiac sign is Leo, as she was born in August.

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