Linda Hamilton Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Linda Hamilton

Biography / Wiki

An actress should be able to create the universe in the palm of her hand, this line is very well proved by Linda Hamilton who is one of the hottest women of Hollywood of the 90s. She gained huge popularity for her stunning performance in several movies.

Apart from that, she has garnered three “Golden Globe Award nominations”. This gorgeous diva made a major success in “Dante’s Peak”, receiving a blockbuster “Entertainment Award”. She is the recipient of 14 wins and 10 nominations for various awards to date.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 26 September 1956, this eminent actress has turned 66 years old. This lady has a good height of 168 Centimetres and is 5’6” in Feet & Inches. Her blue eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance her beauty.

She seems fit with a weight of 55 kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 35 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 35 inches hips.

Net Worth

According to the sources, Linda’s estimated net worth is $70 million approximately. She has a luxurious life with various expensive vacation trips.

Education / Family

Born in Salisbury, Maryland, U.S.A, Linda belongs to mixed ethnicity. She was born to parents Carroll Stanford Hamilton(father) and Barbara K. Holt(mother). Her father was a physician who died when Linda was just five years old.

apart from that, she grew up with her three siblings: an identical twin sister (Leslie Hamilton Gearan), an older sister (Laura Hamilton), and a younger brother (John Hamilton).

As for her education, she attended “Wicomico Junior High” for her secondary studies than “Wicomico High School” in Salisbury to complete her higher studies. Furthermore, she studied for two years at “Washington College” in Chestertown, Maryland. Later, she moved to New York City for her acting studies.


Linda Hamilton

Nick Name Linda
Birth Place Maryland, U.S.A.
Date of birth September 26, 1956
Age 67 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’6”

In centimeters: 168 cm

Weight In kilograms: 55 kg

In pounds: 121 lbs

Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Profession Actress
Sexual orientation Straight
School Wicomico High School
College Washington College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Maryland, U.S.A.
Current Residence Mount Holly, New Jersey, USA
Fathers name Carroll Hamilton
Mothers name Barbara Holt


Linda Hamilton with her mother
Linda Hamilton with her mother

Brothers John Hamilton
Sisters Leslie Hamilton and Laura Hamilton

Linda Hamilton with her sister
Linda Hamilton with her sister

Career / Fashion and Style

Linda made her first acting debut as Lisa Rogers in the prime-time soap opera ‘Secrets of Midland Heights. Furthermore, she made her big-screen debut in the thriller “TAG: The Assassination Game” in 1982. For which she established herself as one of twelve “Promising New Actors of 1982” in John Willis’ Screen World, Vol. 34.

Moreover, she has also played a very crucial role in Shirley’, ‘Reunion’, ‘Night-Flowers’ and ‘Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case’. Additionally, in 1982, she appeared as Josie Greenwood in the TV movie ‘Country Gold’. Later, she also appeared in numerous other movies and television series. Moreover, she has almost 70 credits as an actress to date.

Hamilton also made her appearance in “The Terminator” (1984), “Children of the Corn” (1984), “Black Moon Rising” and television series”Beauty and Beast” and “Murder She Wrote”.

She again made her way up to the big screen through “Mr. Destiny” (1990) and “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” (1991). After the success of the Terminator series, she hosted “Saturday Night Live”.

Apart from that, some other television series and movies that Hamilton has appeared in are ‘A Sunday Horse’, ‘Curvature’, ‘Bermuda Tentacles’, ‘Defiance’, ‘Lost Girl’, ‘Air Force One Is Down’, ‘Chuck’, ‘Weeds’, Bad Behavior’, ‘Home by Christmas’, ‘The Wonderful World of Disney’, ‘Batman Beyond’, ‘Buzz Lightyear of Star Command’, ‘On the Line’, ‘Separate Lives’ and ‘Shadow Conspiracy’ among others.

Recently, she played a prominent guest role on “Lost Girl” and a prominent recurring guest role on “Defiance”.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Linda has been married and divorced twice. In 1982, she first tied the knot with Bruce Abbott who left her in 1989 when she was pregnant with their son Dalton. Later, she moved on with film director James Cameron in 1991.

In 1993, the couple was blessed with a daughter, Josephine. For the sake of their child, they married in 1997. Unfortunately, in 1999, their marriage was short-lived which ended in a $50 million settlement.

Boyfriend Bruce Abbott,

James Cameron

Marital status Divorced
Husband Bruce Abbott


Linda Hamilton with her ex-husband Bruce
Linda Hamilton with her ex-husband Bruce

James Cameron

Linda Hamilton with her ex-husband James
Linda Hamilton with her ex-husband James

Children Son: Dalton


Linda Hamilton with her son
Linda Hamilton with her son

Daughter: Josephine

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of Linda Hamilton:

Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep
Favorite Destination Paris
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite singer Not Known
Favorite food Continental Food
Favorite color White

Linda Hamilton

Some Interesting Facts About Linda Hamilton

  • Her zodiac sign is Libra.
  • Linda was even titled “Body of the Nineties” and one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.
  • She once said that her acting professor at “Washington College” told her she had no hope of earning a living as an actress as well.
  • She also attended an acting workshop in New York.
  • Hamilton admitted to having suffered from bipolar disorder, which she claimed was responsible for her failed marriage with Abbott.
  • She also suffered permanent hearing damage in one ear when she fired a gun inside an elevator without using her earplugs.
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