Linda Evans is an actress from the United States of America. She is best known for her acting roles in TV series such as a western titled “The Big Valley” and the soap opera “Dynasty”. Continue reading to figure out Linda Evans’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Linda Evans Early Life
Linda Evenstad was born on November 18, 1942 in Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, United States. Her father Alba Evenstad was a professional dancer but he died in 1958, and her mother Arlene Evenstad also was a professional dancer but she died in 1969. The family’s name came from a farm that was in Hedmark county in Norway, from where the family migrated to settle in the United States.
Linda Evans was mostly grown and raised in North Hollywood neighborhood in Los Angeles, as she moved with her parents when she was half year old. She has 1 younger sister and 1 older sister. Linda Evans studied at the Hollywood High School. Her interest in acting and drama came after she took classes to erase her shyness back then.
For her personal life, dating, engagement and marriage, Linda Evans was first engaged to actor and producer Patrick Curtis. Her first marriage was from 1968 – 1974 to the actor, director and photographer John Derek. They reason behind their separation was John’s affair with the actress producer and model Bo Derek. 1 year after her first marriage ended, Linda Evans married Stan Herman who was a property executive back then and their marriage life ended in 1979.
Linda Evans has also been into several relationships. She had some time with the popular musician Yanni, with the actor Lee Majors and others.
Linda Evans Career, Awards & Achievement
Linda Evans had her first acting work with a guest role in an episode of a 1960 series titled “Bachelor Father”. Following several guest acting roles, she had her debut main role as Audra Barkley in “The Big Valley” series that ran for 4 seasons.
For her breakthrough career success and worldwide recognition, it is considered that Linda Evans made it through with the soap opera “Dynasty” as the show was the most watched by that time. During that period, she worked on an advertising campaign for a Kraft Foods beverage named Crystal Light.
Linda Evans latest acting roles were in a drama thriller movie titled “The Stepsister” and in a romantic drama movie titled “Dazzle”. It is known that she decided to take on small and guest acting roles after her great performance in “Dynasty” series.
Awards & Achievements
Linda Evans has received many award winnings and nominations throughout her career. She won the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Performer 4 times in a row, and 1 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series. Linda Evans has also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama.
Net Worth of Linda Evans
The actress Linda Evans net worth is $32 million. She earned her wealth and earnings from her acting roles in TV series and movies. Linda Evans’s most successful career steps were in TV series such as “The Big Valley” and “Dynasty”.
Linda Evans is one of the few actors around the world who have been appearing on TV series and movies since the 60s. She gained great success after her role in a soap opera 80s series titled “Dynasty”, which is considered the main reason of her fame. Linda Evans is currently taking only small and guest acting roles and she knows what she can handle now.