After receiving Carol Burnett Award at Golden Globes 2021, Norman Lear thanked multiple people for helping him throughout his career. His wife, Lyn Lear was one of them, who has been with him for over 30 years.
The Filmmaker and Political Activist, Lyn Lear is Norman’s third wife. And though she wasn’t as popular as Norman, Lyn flaunts her own accomplishment in the entertainment industry. Stay till the end of this Wikipedia to learn everything about her.
Lyn Lear Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Lyn Lear was born on May 14, 1947. That made her 73 years of age in 2021; twenty-five years younger than her husband Norman.
As per her birthday, Lyn is of the Taurus zodiac.
Lyn Lear Wikipedia — Maiden Name, Family, Hometown
Lyn Lear’s maiden name is Cheryl Lynn Davis. Information about her family wasn’t available.
As for her hometown, Lyn San might hail from California. In 2021, she was living in Los Angeles, C.A., where she moved from Beverly Hills. Before that, she lived in New York City.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Lyn Lear stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs under 65 kg (143 lbs).
Her distinct features include – blue eyes, blond hair, and sizable ears. Also, one may argue that she looked like the actress Jennifer Aniston, during her prime.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
As of February 2021, Lyn Lear had her Instagram set private with 444 followers and had a private Facebook account @lyn.lear.5. — where she wasn’t much active. The last time we checked, her last post was from May 2018.
Also, Lyn owned a Facebook page “Lyn Davis Lear” with 380 followers where she promised to post “news, articles, updates, and behind-the-scenes info and images from her company, Lyn Lear Productions.” But, she was inactive over it too. Her last post then was from September 2017.
Unfortunately, we couldn’t find her Twitter account.
Lyn Lear Job, Net Worth, Education
Lyn Lear is a filmmaker, political activist, and psychologist. Though not much about her job in the medical sector was known, Lyn seemed to have marked her presence pretty well in the entertainment industry. As a producer, Lyn has been credited to over 9 documentaries.
Listing them — Bring Your Own Brigade (2021), Rebel Hearts (2021), Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It (2021), The Vow (2020), The Fight (2020), Fantastic Fungi (2019), The Great Hack (2019), Where’s My Roy Cohn? (2019), and Cesar’s Last Fast (2014).
Furthermore, most of her films were nominated for the Emmy and BAFTA awards. She was mostly known for producing documentary films on topics ranging from climate change, investigative journalism, to modern medicine, and technology.
Apart from this, Lyn was honored several times alongside the legendary producer/her husband Norman Lear. They together have received Hollywood Icon Award in 2017, and Amicus Award in 2016.
As for her solo achievements, Lyn was honored alongside Vice President Al Gore by UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and Global Green Millennium Award in 2008.
In light of her education, Lyn attended El Camino High School in Sacramento. Later, she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a license in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Lyn Lear’s net worth was above $50 million in 2021. Likewise, her husband flaunted a stunning $200 million net worth then.
Norman And Lyn Lear: Wedding, Twins, Son
Its been over 3 decades since Lyn and Norman Lear held their wedding in 1987. Reportedly, the two first grew close to each other after Lyn asked for Norman’s help on her Ph.D.
As for their kids, the duo shares three children — a son named Benjamin Davis, and his 6-year-younger twin sisters named Brianna Elizabeth and Madelaine Rose. The twins were born on Thanksgiving Day, 1994. However, it was a surrogate mother who gave birth to Lyn’s twin kids.
Lyn’s son Benjamin Lear, followed his parents’ footsteps to make a career in the movie industry. He has directed movies like They Call Us Monsters (2016) and Bad for the Boats (2017).
According to Lyn, Norman was “the last of the real romantics.” She shared,
“Every morning, he wants to have a kiss when I wake up. It’s a nice way to start the day.”
Guess, the romantic fire was burning brighter than ever for the filmmaker couple.
Did you know: Norman bears two more children with his previous wives. His oldest Ellen Lear was born to his first wife Charlotte Rosen Lear, and his next child Kate Lear was born to his second wife Frances Lear.
Last modified: March 1, 2021