Nancy Brinker Bio, Height, Newsmax, Net Worth, Income, Parents, and Spouse

Nancy Brinker Bio, Wiki

Nancy Brinker is an American author and founder of The Promise Fund and Susan. G. Komen organizations, working for Newsmax serving as a  show host.

Nancy Brinker Age

Brinker is 76 years old as of 2022. She was born on 6th December 1946, in Peoria, Illinois, USA.

Nancy Brinker Height/Measurements

Brinker stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Nancy Brinker Education

Brinker attended Richwoods High School then joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1964 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1968.

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Nancy Brinker Career

Brinker hosts her show on Newsmax. Previously, she was a Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control at World Health Organization from January 2009 to 2014. While serving there, she created awareness about cancer as a global health problem. Prior to being an ambassador for WHO, she served at  The Department of State as the Chief of Protocol. Brinker was responsible for advising, assisting, and supporting the President of The United States of America, the Vice President, and the Secretary of State on official matters of diplomatic procedure. Before that, Brinker was an ambassador to the Republic of Hungary from 2001 to 2003. Brinker kicked off her career at Neiman – Marcus.

Besides, Brinker is also an author. She wrote a book called Promise Me-How a sister’s love Launched a Global Movement to End Breast Cancer, which was released on 14th September 2010.  In addition, President Obama presented Brinker with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. Furthermore, she has received a number of awards due to her noble work.

Susan .G. Komen Organization

Brinker is the founding chairman of the Susan .G. Komen organization, which was founded in 1983. She founded the organization in honor of her sister Susan who had passed on due to breast cancer. Moreover, Brinker is also a breast cancer survivor hence she underwent a double mastectomy followed by a stiff course of chemotherapy. The objective of the organization is not only to create breast cancer awareness but also to support families touched by breast cancer.

Nancy Brinker  Net Worth 

Having many sources of income, Brinker has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $5 Million to $10 Million.

How Much Does Nancy Brinker Earn?

Brinker receives annual earnings that range between $70,000 to $150,000.

Nancy Brinker Parents and Siblings

Brinker comes from a Jewish family. Her mother is called Eleanor Goodman while her father is called Marvin .L. Goodman. Her mother was a homemaker while her father was a commercial real-estate developer. Brinker’s sister is known as Susan. G. Komen, though she passed on in 1980 at 36 years to breast cancer.

Nancy Brinker Spouse

Brinker was first married to Robert M. Leitsen but they got divorced in 1978. Despite the divorce, she got married again to Norman Eugene Brinker in 1981 and got divorced in 2000.

Nancy Brinker Kids

Brinker is blessed with one child called Eric. He was born in 1975.

Nancy Brinker Susan .G. Komen

Susan is Brinker’s late sister who succumbed to breast cancer. she was diagnosed with the disease in 1977 but lost the battle in 1980 leading to Nancy creating an organization to raise awareness as a promise to her.

Nancy Brinker Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on his/her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has over 7.8k followers, over 29k followers on her Facebook page, and over 1.4k followers on her Instagram account.