Nancy Brinker is best known as the founder of The Promise Fund and Susan G. Komen, an organization named after her only sister, Susan. She even served as the United States Ambassador to Hungary from 2001 to 2003 and Chief of Protocol of the United States.
Nancy Brinker was born as Nancy Goodman Brinker on December 6, 1946, in Peoria, Illinois. She is among the two children born to Marvin L. and his wife, Eleanor (née Newman) Goodman. She had a sister named Susan. Her father worked as a commercial real-estate developer and her mother a homemaker. In 1968, she received a B.A. from the University of Illinois.
Relationship Status of Nancy Brinker
Nancy seems to be living a happy and beautiful life on her own. Unlike other celebrities, Nancy is very much private about her lifestyle. She has found in every social media but does not share much about her relationship.
Nancy keeps herself busy working in various organizations. Lately, she has started to work as a significant funder of gay marriage initiatives serving as the Advisory Board of the Harvey Milk Foundation.
Failed Marriages of Nancy Brinker
Nancy is not only famous for serving in the United States Government but also famous for her relationship and failed marriage. Nancy was first married to her boyfriend, Robert M. Leinstein. The exact date of their wedding is not known to the media.
Robert works as an executive at Neiman Marcus. Soon after their wedding, the love birds welcomed a son. However, this happy looking marriage never remained the same after the birth of their son, and the couple divorced in 1978 and moved on.
After this heartbreak, Nancy remained single for some time and then started dating Norman E. Brinker. They walked down the wedding aisle on February 13, 1981. Norman is a pioneer of the casual dining industry and founder of Brinker International.
Like that of her first marriage, this marriage also ended in 2000. Both of them were very active during George W. Bush's first presidential election. The reason for the divorce is still a topic of debate to the media.
Net Worth And Earnings
Nancy Brinker has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her successful career of serving in the United States Government and CEO of various companies. Caroline Kennedy is also a former United States Ambassador with a net worth of $100 Million.
In 1994, Brinker founded In Your Corner, Inc., a company selling health products and information. She testified before the United States Democratic Policy Committee's Congressional Breast Cancer Forum and participated in the International Women's Forum. Brinker was a bundler for George W. Bush. In 2000, she was a Pioneer, a member of Bush's $100,000 Club.
Nancy has received several awards for her time of serving in the United States Government. Nancy has been introduced into the National Women's Hall of Fame. She was listed as the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Nancy received the Medal of Freedom from Former President of USA, Barack H. Obama.
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