Greta Van Susteren Bio, Husband, Kids, Oj, Scietiologist Newsmax, Salary

Greta Van Susteren

Greta Van Susteren Biography

Greta Van Susteren is an American Advocate, correspondent, and television news reporter. She currently works for Newsmax TV as a television newscaster and a host of The Record with Greta van Susteren premiered on June 2022. Greta previously hosted On the Record with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News. She spent 14 years on Fox Network from 2002 to 2016 before moving to MSNBC. MSNBC hired her as a host for six months For the Record with Greta.

As for her advocacy skills, CNN hired Van as a legal analyst co-hosting Burden of Proof alongside Roger Cossack. She ran the program from 1994 to 2002, playing defence attorney to Cossack’s prosecutor. In 2016, Forbes listed her as the 94th most prominent female worldwide, rising from the 99th position in 2015.

Greta Van Susteren Age

Susteren was born on June 11, 1954, in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States.

Greta Van Susteren Height

Susteren stands at the height of 5 feet and 2 inches tall.

Greta Van Susteren Family

Susteren is the daughter of Urban Van Susteren, of Dutch ancestry, and Margery Conway, of Irish descent. Her mother was a homemaker, and her father was a childhood friend of former U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.Joseph was the best man at her parents, Urban and Margery’s wedding. Greta’s father was an elected judge who served as a campaign strategist for McCarthy, although Urban later broke with Joseph.

Her sister Lise Van Susteren serves forensic psychiatrist based in Bethesda, Maryland. United States Senate appointed Lise Democratic nomination in 2006. 

Her brother, Dirk Van Susteren, is a former reporter. He has been a long-time Vermont Sunday magazine editor, jointly published until closing in 2008. The Rutland Herald and the Barre Montpelier Times Argus folded it.

Greta Van Susteren Nationality

Susteren holds American nationality.

Greta Van Susteren Education

Susteren attended Xavier High School in Appleton and completed it in 1972. She enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Madison, graduating in 1976, where she pursued geography and economics. Greta later obtained a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1979.

 Van returned to Georgetown Law as an adjunct faculty participant in addition to her full-time legal career before her transition TV profession. Greta was honoured with an honorary doctor of law degree from Stetson Law School.

Greta Van Susteren Husband

Susteren has been married to tort lawyer John P. Coale since 1988. Coale is Lawyer famously known to have represented the nation’s several important cases, including the Bhopal gas leak case. John worked as a trial advocate. Lisa Marie Presley hired him to represent him in her divorce suit against Michael Jackson.

He also played a big part in imposing institutional reforms in Maryland’s Juvenile Justice system, managing to ensure education for convicts through pro-bono cases. John was the only man to become the editor of Ms Magazine. His net worth is approximately USD 40 million.

The couple does not have biological children.

Greta Van Susteren's husband
Greta Van Susteren’s husband

Greta Van Susteren Oj’s trial

Van was a regular guest legal analyst on CNN during OJ Simpson’s murder trial murder coverage. The broadcast led to her landing a co-host position on CNN’s Burden of Proof and The Point.

Greta Van Susteren Scientologist

Van and her husband are Scientologists. In 1995 in an interview on People, Greta stated she is “a strong advocate of their ethics”.Scientology is a religion that was established in the 1950s by L. Ron Hubbard. The belief is that each human has a reactive mind that responds to life’s traumas, clouding the analytic mind and keeping us from experiencing reality.

Greta Van Susteren Newsmax

Van Susteren has been working at Newsmax TV since May 2022. She is currently hosting The Record with Greta Van Susteren. 

Van Susteren gained fame at Fox News Channel in 2002 following a highly publicized contract-bidding war. She was the station’s host of the current affairs shows On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren. Greta stated that the network was not homely for her, and she took advantage of her contract’s clause that permitted her to resign from the network immediately.

 NBC News signed her up to anchor the 6 p.m. ET program on its 24-hour cable news channel, MSNBC, in early 2017. She began hosting her program titled For the Record with Greta, established on January 9, 2017. She quit the station layer in June as the show did not rank.

Van Susteren is a member of the National Institute for Civil Discourse’s board of directors. The organization was established at the University of Arizona following the shooting that murdered six people and injured 13. Voice of America hired Susteren as a contributor in October 2017.

Greta joined Gray Television in February 2019. They hired her as the network’s chief national political correspondent at Gray’s Washington bureau. She covered commentary and analysis of the newscasts airing on Gray’s 140+ segments.

Van was also developing two nationally syndicated programs for the firm. Gray launched Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren In April 2019. The segment was a Sunday morning talk show that began airing on most of Gray’s several networks in September 2019, including with Weigel Broadcasting stations in Chicago and Milwaukee.

Greta Van Susteren’s Salary

Van Susteren earns an estimated annual salary of USD 12 million. Her net worth is approximately USD 35 million.

Greta Van Susteren Social Media

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