Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
Real Name/Full Name Lydia Susanna Hunt
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Linda Hunt
Birth Place: Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 April 1945
Age/How Old: 79 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 145 cm
In Feet and Inches – 4′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown and Red
Parents Name: Father – Raymond Davy Hunt
Mother – Elsie Doying Hunt
Siblings: Marcia Hunt
School: Interlochen Center for the Arts
College: The Theatre School at DePaul University
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Lesbian
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Spouse Name: Karen Kline (m, 2008)
Kids/Children Name:
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Linda Hunt is a popular American actress. She is most well-known for in the popular romantic drama film, “The Year of Living Dangerously” which brought her an Academy Award win. She is equally famous for starring in the popular action television series, “NCIS: Los Angeles” which brought her two Teen Choice Awards.

Well, how well do you know about Linda Hunt? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Linda Hunt’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Linda Hunt to date.

Biography and Early Life

Linda Hunt, whose full name is Lydia Susanna Hunt, was born on the 2nd of April 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S. to parents, Raymond Davy Hunt and Elsie Doying Hunt. Her father was the vice president of Harper Fuel Oil while her mother worked at the Westport School of Music as a piano teacher. Coming to her siblings, she has a sister named Marcia Hunt.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Linda Hunt in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Linda Hunt’s age is 79 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 2 April 1945. Though, she is 4′ 9″ in feet and inches and 145 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Dark Brown and Red.


Linda Hunt received her education from Interlochen Center for the Arts and The Theatre School at DePaul University.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Linda Hunt married the popular psychotherapist, Karen Kline in 2008 and the two have been together ever since. The two have been dating since 1978 before eventually getting married in 2008. Coming to the other aspects of her personal life, she suffers from Growth hormone deficiency Hunt due to which her height is 4 feet 9 inches.

Is Linda Hunt Lesbian?

When it comes to Linda Hunt’s sexual orientation, she is indeed lesbian/gay and isn’t straight. She has been married to Karen Kline since 2008. Apart from that, there’s no record of her previous relationship(s), if any.

Professional Career

Linda Hunt began her career in 1975 in the Broadway production of “Ah, Wilderness” which was also her Broadway debut. In 1984, she starred in the Broadway production of “End of the World” which brought her a Tony Award nomination. Her television career began in 1976 with an appearance in the popular anthology series, “Great Performances”.

From 1997 to 2002, she starred in the popular legal drama, “The Practice”. Since 2009, she has been starring in the massively popular action TV series, “NCIS: Los Angeles”. Coming to her career in films, she first starred in the popular 1980 comedy film, “Popeye”. In 1982, she starred in the popular romantic drama film, “The Year of Living Dangerously” which was both commercially and critically successful.

She won an Academy Award for her performance in the film, among other honors. With this win, she created the record for being the first person to win an Oscar for playing a character of the opposite sex. Her other notable film performances include, “Dune” (1984), “She-Devil” (1989), and “Kindergarten Cop” (1990).

As a voice artist, she has worked in the popular 1995 animated musical film “Pocahontas” and the 1998 sequel, “Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World”. Apart from that, she has also served as the narrator for the God of War video game series  and the documentaries, “The Great Indian Railway” and “Titanic: Untold Stories.”


  • Linda Hunt was the winner of the 1984 Academy Award in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “The Year of Living Dangerously”.
  • Linda Hunt was the winner of the 2011 and 2012 Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice TV Actress: Action for “NCIS: Los Angeles”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Linda Hunt in 2024

Linda Hunt Net Worth
Linda Hunt Net Worth

As of 2024, Linda Hunt has garnered a net worth of $15 Million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her acting career. She has been massively successful in her career and therefore it’s no surprise that she has garnered such a handsome net worth.

Linda Hunt has been an amazing actress and her list of awards proves that. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavors and hope she keeps entertaining us like she always has.


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