Quick Facts About Linda Church
|Celebrated Name||Linda Church|
|Date of Birth||June 12, 1960|
|Age||56 Years Old|
|University||University of New Haven, University of Florida|
|Place Of Birth||Los Angeles, California|
Linda Church is one of the most distinguished television journalists in America. She is best recognized as a morning weather anchor on PIX11 Morning News. After three decades in television, she has earned a name for herself in her field and also a hefty net worth.
Linda's first work experience came at NewYork-based network WNBC where she worked for 3 years. She started to gain recognition when she joined WPIX in 1990. Church initially served as a weekend anchor at the network, later getting promoted as morning weather anchor on PIX Morning News, which is an Emmy Award winning show.
Born on 12th June 1960 in Los Angeles, she completed her undergraduate study from the University of Florida and later joined the University of New Haven. She has earned a seal from the American Meteorologist Society. The hard working meteorologist began career journey from Gainesville, Florida. In search of good work, later she moved to other workstations located in Cleveland, Charleston, and New Heaven.
Linda is a mother to two children. She was twice married to her now former husband, Jim Dolan.
Linda Church currently forecasts weather at PIX11
Linda initially joined WNBC network located in New York where she worked from 1987 to 1990. She later transferred to another station in New York, WCBS, as a noon weather anchor.
In 1990, she became associated with the WPIX network. She served as a weekend weather anchor at the New York-based television network. Six years later, she was promoted to morning weather anchor. In 2003, she was given new responsibility to work as a co-host of the show called Summer Fun for Kids along with former WPIX colleague, Mat Garcia.
PIX Morning News has been awarded an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Similarly, her show WB11 Morning News was awarded Best Morning News Show in 2000 and 2004. From continued contribution to PIX11, Linda has accumulated a net worth of $1.2 million.
Linda Church underwent drastic weight loss after illness
Linda lost considerable weight in 2011 because of a serious illness. She had suffered from an infectious disease in her abdomen caused by a perforated bowel. Her weight loss was clearly evident when she appeared on her show. Fans poured their concerns over her thinning figure on her social media but Linda addressed the situation only after some time.
On November 30, 2011, she wrote on her Facebook timeline, “For those of you who have been asking here's my part that doesn't work...I perforated my bowel which sent infectious disease throughout my abdomen. This is painful and obviously dangerous. I’ve mostly healed and will get several feet of my bowels cut out in January.” She thanked Beth Israel Hospital for helping her to get fully recovered and also expressed gratitude towards the kind comments from her fans.
Linda returned to work in full force after her recovery and now, she continues to excel at what she does. The gorgeous weathercaster has measurements of 36-25-37 inches.
Linda Church and her ex-husband, Jim Dolan, are close friends
Linda has been married twice to the same person. She tied the knot for the first time with news anchor Jim Dolan. Their marriage didn’t work out as expected and they divorced after some time. The couple must have shared quite a connection when they were together because they continued to live together even after the divorce.
During their first divorce, Jim shared the same building in New York where Linda was living. But he lived in a different flat so that he could be near to his family. Linda and Jim have two children together, son Paul, and a daughter, Colleen. There were no gossips about the two dating anyone. It seemed like they had some hope of reconciliation.
The once-married couple found their way back to each other and married again. But, it ended up in divorce once again. The veteran meteorologist’s ex-husband is also a popular news anchor, serving as a reporter for WABC-TV Eyewitness News.
In November 2016, Linda attended an Animal League event where she was accompanied by her former husband, son, and daughter. She shared a photo of the four of them from the event on her Instagram and captioned it as “Even my family came out in support!..”