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Greta Van Susteren Biography

Birth Place:
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Anchor, reporter

Fast Facts

  • Is a former criminal defense and civil trial lawyer and was the first Stuart Stiller Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center
  • Was a leading legal analyst for CNN during the O
  • J
  • Simpson murder trial
  • Was the recipient of the American Bar Association's Presidential Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2000
  • Received the Sandra Day O'Connor Medal of Honor from Seton Hill University in both 2000 and 2001
  • Is the co-author of the book My Turn at the Bully Pulpit: Straight Talk About the Things That Drive Me Nuts
  • Traveled to the Middle East with former First Lady Laura Bush to promote breast cancer awareness
  • In 2015, was ranked 99th in Forbes Magazine's World's 100 Most Powerful Women


  • Dirk Van Susteren -- Brother
  • Urban Van Susteren -- Father
  • Margery Van Susteren -- Mother
  • Lise Van Susteren -- Sister