Linda Yu is a well-known former Chinese-American news anchor and author who is best known for working for WLS-TV and WMAQ-TV. From 1970 to 2016, she worked actively in her career.

Quick Info
Full NameLinda Yu
DOB1 December 1946
BirthplaceXian, China
Age75 years
Zodiac SignSagittarius
NationalityAmerican and Chinese
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eyes ColorBlack
Ex-HusbandDr. Richard Baer
Net Worth$5 million
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Linda Yu was born on 1 December 1946 in Xian, China, in a well family but her family members’ details remained still missing so that there is still more to know about her family. She turned at the age of 75, and as per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Yu holds both American and Chinese nationality, and as per her ethnic background, she belongs to the ethnicity of Asian.


How was the early life of Linda like?

Linda Yu grew up beautifully in a good environment with her family members. Earlier, when she was at the age of three, she moved to the United States in 1951, but at that time, she only knew to speak in Mandarin. As a result, she is only familiar with the English word “Hello” and “Thank You”.

Before, Yu with her family members lived in Pennsylvania for four years. Then they later went to live in Indiana, where they lived for two years. After that, when she was just 12 years old, they settled down in California.

Besides this, Linda Yu attended the University of Southern California from where she became able to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 1968.



Linda Yu established herself as a famous Chinese-American former news anchor and author. She grabbed more attention after she co-anchor the Eyewitness newscast for WLS-TV.

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Besides this, she is the first woman who became able to be an Asian-American broadcast journalist. Linda Yu started her career after she worked for WMAQ-TV in 1979.


Personal Life

Linda was previously married to her ex-husband Dr. Richard Baer on 12 June 1982 at St. James Cathedral. Her ex-husband is a psychiatrist. While they went for their honeymoon in southern France, both of them were involved in an auto accident, so that her husband Baer became hospitalized because of a mild concussion.

Likewise, the former couple gave birth to their two children, and among them, one is a son named Ricky and a daughter named Francesca. However, they ended their marriage with divorce in 1996. Later, Linda Yu was also involved in a motor vehicle accident where she broke her leg.


Physical Description

Linda Yu is a beautiful, talented woman who looks perfect with her light brown and black eyes. However, more information about her height, weight, body measurements are still missing, so that there is still a question mark about her.


Social Media

Linda Yu uses several social media accounts, including:


Yu is active on Instagram with the tag name (“@lindayuchicago”), where she has 1616 followers and posted 367 posts. In addition, she has posted her charming photos and videos on her Instagram account, which received many likes and comments.


Twitter & Facebook

Yu is also active on Twitter with the tag name (“@LindaYuChicago”), where she has 6509 followers and tweets 2865 times. She also opened her Facebook account named “Linda Yu ABC7,” where she has 17K followers and posted her stunning pictures of which her fans and followers reacted.

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She also uses a professional account like LinkedIn with her name “Linda Yu”. She has gathered more than 500 connections on her LinkedIn account and provided information about her education and skills.


Net Worth

A beautiful, active and talented Linda Yu is a famous American former news anchor and author who worked for WLS-TV and WMAQ-TV. Currently, she enjoys her beautiful and wealthy life with an estimated net worth of $5 million.


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