Quick Facts of Linda Yu
- Full NameLinda Yu
- Date of Birth1946 /12 /01
- Marital StatusDivorced
- BirthplaceXian, China
- ProfessionNews anchor, author
- Active Year1970–2016
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourLight Brown
- SpouseRichard Baer (m. 1982; div. 1996)
- EducationUniversity Of Southern California (B.A.)
- Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
- Net Worth$2 million
Short Description of Linda Yu
Linda Yu is a retired Asian-American news anchor and author, who is best known as a co-anchor on the Eyewitness newscast for WLS-TV. She served at WLS-TV from 1984 till 2016. For her documentary titled, “The Scars of Belfast”, Yu was honored a National Gold Medal from the National Conference for Community and Justice. Besides that, she has won several awards including a total of five local Emmy Awards.
Early Life and Education
Recalling her early life, Lind Yu was born on December 1, 1946, in Xian, China and was raised in Hong Kong and then in the United States of America. Yu belongs to the Asian-American nationality of the white ethnical group.
Yu’s Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Regarding her academic degrees, Linda Yu holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California.
Turning the pages of her career, Yu started her career in the year 1970, working as a writer and producer for KTLA-TV. After that, she joined the NBC’s WMAQ-TV in the year 1979. After the short period of time, she joined WLS-TV as a co-anchor working along with Joel Daly and Kathy Brock.
She used to co-anchor for the station’s 4 PM newscast. After working for long years on WLS-TV, she announced her retirement from the job on September 6, 2016. Linda Yu has earned many awards for her work throughout her career. Yu was honored with two Emmy Awards and much more.
Pouring some limelight to the personal life, love affairs, and relationships of Linda Yu, Yu is a married woman. She was married to Richard Baer and two children with him. Later on, she got divorced with her husband and started living a happy and joyful life with her children. Her son is a writer and daughter is an actress.
During her life, Yu has suffered from terrible accidents twice. First was during the honeymoon time with her husband Bear, while they were traveling to southern France. Second, in the year 2014, where she broke her leg. The 70 years old retired anchor has straight sexual orientation.
Body Statistics (Height & Weight)
Reviewing the physical features of Linda Yu, she has the slim type of body with light brown hair and black eyes colored. Linda Yu is active via Twitter and Instagram.
Yu has an annual salary of $69,150 and her estimated net worth is around $2 Million.