Screenwriter and Producer Linda Gottlieb’s Biography, Net Worth, & Family

Linda Gottlieb is an American screenwriter, a producer as well as an Adjunct Professor. Linda is known for producing the movie ‘Dirty Dancing’ in 1987. Gottlieb became a Tv-producer by being the executive producer of the ABC-TV soap opera ‘One Life to Live’.

Linda Gottlieb’s Biography and Early Life (Age, Parents, Family, and Education)

Linda Gottlieb was born in  New Jersey, USA. The information related to her birth date and age has not been disclosed in any media outlets. Similarly, the identities of her parents are also not available. 

Linda grew up in New Jersey and has graduated from Columbia High School. Gottlieb got a bachelor’s degree from  Wellesley College in 1960 and received a Master’s degree from the Russian Institute of Columbia University in 1961.

Linda Gottlieb’s Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Linda Gottlieb is very famous for being tall. She stands at 6 feet 1 inch tall i.e. 1.87m or 187cm. Similarly, she weighs around 67kg or 148 lbs in body measurement.

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Linda Gottlieb Career

Linda Gottlieb started her career in film production as a producer in 1972 by producing a film named, Limbo. This was followed by her other projects such as The Immigrant Experience: The Long Long Journey in 1972, The Fur Coat Club (a short film) in 1973, The Mating Season (1980), We’re Fighting Back (1981), Dirty Dancing (1987), The Gentleman Bandit (2002), and Soldier’s Girl (2003) to name a few.

She debuted as a TV show producer in 1991 with a show named ‘One Life To Live’ which aired from 1991 to 1994. Her other works on tv include’13 Bourbon Street’ and ‘SoapLine’.

Linda Gottlieb is also an Adjunct Professor at  Tisch School of the Arts where she gives lectures for master classes in Screenwriting. She has also authored a book named ‘Limbo’ in 1972.

Linda Gottlieb Personal Life

Linda Gottlieb is currently married to  Robert Louis Tessler. Linda and Robert are partners in the law firm of Toberoff Tessler & Schochet. The couple tied the knot on October 6, 1991the couple has been married for more than 29 years and is blessed with two children;  Andrew Gottlieb, Nicholas Gottlieb.

Linda Gottlieb Net Worth and Income

The total net worth of Linda Gottlieb is estimated to be USD $ 17 million. Her direct source of income is her long career in producing both films and tv shows. Apart from her producing ventures, she is also a  screenwriter as well as an author.

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Facts

Here are some facts about Linda Gottlieb:

  • Gottlieb has collaborated with various writers and producers such as Marsha Norman, Frank Pierson, and Eleanor Bergstein.
  • Linda has been awarded an Independent Spirit Award in 1988, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Anthology/Dramatic Programming in 1980, and Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Entertainment Special in both 1977 and 1979 respectively.
  • Gottlieb also has five Emmy nominations under her name followed by a Golden Globe nomination in 1988 and Independent Spirit Award nomination in the same year.
  • Linda is the second wife of her husband, Robert Louis Tessler.

Wiki and Bio

NameLinda Gottlieb
Birth DateN/A
Age N/A
Birth PlaceNew Jersey, USA
Height6 feet 1 inch tall (1.87m or 187cm)
Weight67kg (148 lbs)
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
OccupationFilm producer, Tv producer, Writer, Author
Father’s NameN/A
Mother’s NameN/A
SiblingsN/A
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRobert Louis Tessler
Children2; Andrew Gottlieb, Nicholas Gottlieb
Net WorthUSD $ 17 million
Popular WorksLimbo, Dirty Dancing, One Life To Live, Soapline
AwardsIndependent Spirit Award in 1988, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Anthology/Dramatic Programming (1980), Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Entertainment Special (1977 and 1979)
Social MediaN/A