Nancy Grace is known as an American political commentator, author, and broadcast journalist. She is most famous for hosting her own TV show, Nancy Grace, and Closing Arguments.
Nancy Ann Grace was born on October 23, 1959, in Macon, GA. She was raised in a working-class family. Grace studied at Valdosta State University and then at Mercer University where she received her bachelor’s degree. She had initially aspired to take up teaching as a profession but the untimely death of her fiancé, Keith Griffin changed her mind and she chose to attend law school instead. She received her Juris Doctorate from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, located in New York City.
Nancy Grace started her career as a special prosecutor in the District Attorney’s office in Georgia. She worked for over ten years dealing with crimes like serial rape, child molestation, arson, and serial murders. After her career as a prosecutor, she was given the offer of legal commentator on Court TV by its founder Steven Brill. She started working on the show alongside Johnnie Cochran. After Cochran’s exit from the show, she handled the duties of the show on her own. She then started working on the primetime legal analysis show on CNN Headline News in 2005 along with her Court TV show. She left her Court TV show in 2007. A portion of the acclaimed shows she has appeared on are Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show
In the year 2006, Nancy Grace interviewed Melinda Duckett concerning the disappearance of her two year old son. Melinda was unable to reply to the questions Grace had put forth regarding the events of the day when her son disappeared. Melinda shot herself the next day and her death was attributed to the media scrutiny she was under, especially her interview with Grace.
Grace was also involved in another controversial case with the Duke Lacrosse scandal where she took a pro-prosecution position. She was also involved in the controversy regarding the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case where she claimed Ricci to be guilty who died during the custody. It was later proved that he was not guilty.
Aside from her work on TV, Nancy Grace is also an author. Her first book titled ‘The Eleventh Victim’ was published in 2009. It involved the story of a young psychology student whose fiancé is murdered just before their wedding. She prosecutes violent crimes and is left to face the consequences.
Grace has also helped to establish a hotline for helping women in distress at the battered women’s center in Atlanta.
Nancy Grace has an estimated net worth of over $25 million dollars.
Nancy Grace married David Linch in 2007. Linch is known as an investment banker based in Atlanta. She met David while studying at Mercer University Following two months of her marriage, she announced that she was pregnant and anticipating twin children. In November 2007, she brought forth Lucy Elizabeth and John David.
|Ex. Husband:||She had a fiance rather|
|Date of Birth:||October 23, 1959|
|Birth Date:||23 Oct, 1959|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Net Worth 2021:||25 million|