Jeanne Robertson was an American athlete, humorist, motivational speaker, YouTube personality know all about her here as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Cause of Death
|Birthdate ( Age)||21 September 1943|
|Place of Birth||America|
|Profession||American athlete, humorist, motivational speaker, YouTube personality|
|Last Update||August 2021|
Jeanne Flinn Swanner Robertson was an American athlete, teacher, humorist, motivational speaker, YouTube personality, and former Miss North Carolina.In 1963, at age 19, she was named Miss North Carolinaand went on to be named Miss Congeniality in that year’s Miss America competition.
As of 2021, Jeanne Swanner, at 6 foot 2, is still the tallest contestant ever in the Miss America pageant.Robertson credited her reign as the catalyst for her career.
Early Life and Family
Jeanne Flinn Swanner was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Graham, North Carolina, one of three daughters. Not only was she taller than sisters Katherine and Andrea,she was also especially tall as a youth, growing to 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) by age 13 and in seventh grade.She was an avid basketball player.
Following her Miss North Carolina reign, Robertson used the scholarship funds to fund her college education at Auburn University, where she majored in physical education, joined Alpha Gamma Delta, and played on its basketball team, graduating in 1967.In 1990 she was inducted as an alumni member of the Omicron Delta Kappa Circle at Auburn University.
Jeanne Robertson Husband
Jeanne was married to Jerry Ray Robertson,a graduate of Duke University where, at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) talland on an athletic scholarship,he played on its basketball team, serving as its captain in 1959.Jerry received his master’s degree and doctorate at the University of North Carolina and was an educator, principal and later worked in business. In her performances, Jeanne would frequently refer to him as “Left Brain”, or sometimes “LB”.Jerry Robertson died on June 7, 2021.At the time of her marriage to Jerry, Jeanne had a son from a previous marriage, Walter Bailey “Beaver” Bowline III.
Jeanne Robertson Net Worth
Jeanne Flinn Swanner Robertson was an American athlete, teacher, humorist, motivational speaker, YouTube personality, and former Miss North Carolina who has an estimated Net Worth of arround $2.5 million in 2021.
Robertson taught physical education for eight years in North Carolina.Although she began her public speaking career with her pageant title, Robertson has achieved much more national attention as a humorist and speaker. Her anecdotes have been broadcast regularly on satellite radio comedy channels, including XM Radio’s Laugh USA, Sirius Radio’s Blue Collar Comedy and its Family Comedy Channel,and Laugh Break.
Her popularity soared, however, in 2009 after a handful of humorous clips from her talks became popular videos.Robertson distinguished between a humorist, which she considered herself, and a comedian, stating, “The humorist weaves the longer stories with a point. We don’t go ‘after’ anybody. I’m telling my life.”
In 1980 she was designated a Certified Speaking Professional by the National Speakers Association, and served as the association’s president in 1985. She was also an award-winning Toastmaster.On April 29, 2008, she spoke at the White House for National Volunteer Week to honor the 1,300 volunteers who donate time to work at the White House.