Linda Yaccarino
Linda Yaccarino (Image Source: Linda's Twitter)

Twitter is one of the major social media platforms, and it has recently undergone a huge change. In 2022, Elon Musk started to talk about taking over Twitter to make it a platform for free speech and change its policies to become more democratic. However, his stay as CEO of Twitter has made him much busier, and to lessen his burden Elon has come up with the second-best idea, and now there is an announcement by Elon that he will be resigning from the post of CEO and appointing other personnel to handle the matters at Twitter.

In this article, we are going to learn about the newly appointed CEO of Twitter. Linda Yaccarino is an American media executive who is recognized for her service as the chair of Advertising sales of NBC Universal Media, LLC, and will now succeed Elon Musk as the new CEO of Twitter and X Corp.

Where Was Linda Yaccarino Born?

On November 27, 1963, Linda Yaccarino was born to Bob Yaccarino and Isabella Yaccarino in Long Island, New York, United States. Linda is of Italian ethnicity and grew up in Deer Park, New York, with her family. She has not revealed any information about her parents or any other family members. As for siblings, Linda has a twin sister named Lori Yaccarino Armstrong and a younger sister named Kate Yaccarino.

Linda went to Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and did her undergrad in Journalism, Mass Communication and media at Pennsylvania State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in telecommunications.

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What Does Linda Yaccarino Do For A Living?

Linda Yaccarino started her career by working for the Turner Broadcasting System from January 1992 to November 2011, nearly about 19 years. In 2011, Linda was hired by NBCUniversal LLC as the president of Cabel Entertainment & Digital Advertising Sales. Later, Linda got promoted to Chairman at Advertising & Client Partnership and then was designated as the chairman at Global Advertising & Partnership. Now she has officially resigned from NBCUniversal to join X Corp as the CEO.

Linda Yaccarino with Miley Cyrus  

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Will Linda Yaccarino Be The Next CEO Of Twitter?

Elon Musk has been serving as CEO of Twitter since October 2020, and for a long time, he made hints of stepping down as top executive at the company to focus on other things. On Friday, Elon made an official tweet saying he was excited to welcome Linda as the CEO of X Corp and Twitter and was looking forward to working with her as a partner. Elon has said that he will be looking closely at product design and new technology, whereas Linda will be focused on business operations.

On May 12, Elon Musk himself welcomed Linda as the new CEO of Twitter via a Tweet.

Who Is Linda Yaccarino Married To?

Linda Yaccarino is married to Claude Peter Madrazo. Her husband is a social media mystery as he is not active on any social media platform. Linda has also not revealed any information about her husband, except that he used to work for Turner Broadcasting. The duo has also revealed the date of their marriage, and as seen on their Instagram account, both love to spend time with their kids and go on vacation as a family. Linda and Peter are proud parents to their two children, a daughter named Christian, who is a pediatric nurse, and a son named Matthew, who works as a sales executive.

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How Much Is Linda Yaccarino’s Net Worth?

Linda Yaccarino’s wiki suggests that she has an estimated net worth of $25 to $30 million as of May 2023, with her earning being the salary earned as media head at NBCUniversal, and her net worth might spike after she being the official title holder of the new CEO of Twitter and X Corp. She is a person of great mind and talent; Linda served in three different positions at NBC Universal for 11 years and seven months and helped NBCUniversal generate a revenue of $100 billion in ad sales. Linda also has her own social media accounts. Her Instagram account has 7k followers and is private, whereas her Twitter account is public and has 408k followers.

Linda Yaccarino at Peacock 23 New Fronts  

How Tall Is Linda Yaccarino?

Linda Yaccarino has a slim body build with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 59 kg at the age of 59. She has maintained a healthy lifestyle and is often seen participating in different marathons. Linda’s physical appearance comprises dark brown curly and wavy hair along with beautiful hazel-coloured eyes.

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