United States Ambassador

Linda Thomas Greenfield

Linda Thomas Greenfield

Linda Thomas Greenfield- Biography

Linda Thomas Greenfield was appointed as the 31st United States Ambassador to the United Nations by President Joe Biden. She has expressed her concern over the conflict between Ethiopia and Tigray. Her books include US Refugee Admission History and Policy, Zimbabwe’s Coup: Net Gain or No Gain, and The Transformation of Diplomacy: Saving the State Department.

What is the Net Worth of Linda Thomas Greenfield? Salary, Earnings

Linda Thomas Greenfield has amassed considerable wealth through her employment at the United Nations and the Foreign Service in several capacities. Her salary has not been disclosed because she works for the United Nations. However, no formal declaration or data about her net worth and riches have been released at this time.

Linda Thomas Greenfield- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Linda Thomas Greenfield was born on November 22nd, 1952 in Baker, Louisiana, USA. Her parents’ and siblings’ names have been kept confidential and out of the public eye. She was interested in society from an early age and wanted to promote equal opportunities and rights. Linda completed her high school studies at a local Louisiana institution. The specifics of the situation have not been disclosed. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974. The following year, she enrolled in the Master of Public Administration program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Quick Facts

Real NameLinda Thomas Greenfield
Birth Date22 November 1952
Age (as of 2022)69 Years
Birth PlaceBaker, Louisiana, United States
Sun signSagittarius

Linda Thomas Greenfield- Relationship

Thomas has a husband named Lafayette Masteen Greenfield. Lafayette was devoted to public service and served as a Foreign Service officer for the State Department. Their wedding was very intimate and low-key, with just close family members present. They also have two children, Lindsay Greenfield and Lafayette Greenfield II.

Linda Thomas Greenfield- Professional Career

Linda joined the Foreign Service in 1982 and has held positions including Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Ambassador to Liberia, Director General of the Foreign Services, and Director of Human Resources. She held these positions from 2004 to 2013. She was the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at the United States Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017. Linda Thomas Greenfield was fired later that year as a result of the Trump administration. She was selected as a voluntary member of President-elect Joe Biden’s agency team three years later.

She was Senior Vice President of Albright Stonebridge Group in November 2020, although she was on leave. On November 24th of the same year, she was nominated as the next US Ambassador to the United Nations. She spoke before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on January 27, 2021. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 2021, by a vote of 78-20. As the President of the United States, she assumed the presidency of the United Nations Security Council in early March 2021. Her term expired on March 31, 2021. She is currently focusing on her duties as the United States ambassador to the United Nations.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Heightin feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 66 kg  –  in Pounds –  145 lbs
Shoe Size8 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body TypeAverage

Social Media Details

Linda is active on social media platforms such as Twitter. In May of 2016, she became a Twitter user. She currently has 200.7 thousand followers and 322 followers. Her tweets are loaded with discussions on current events and disputes, as well as pleas to keep the peace. She also expresses her thoughts on current events.


  1. She was a political science professor at Bucknell University.
  2. She worked in a variety of nations, including Switzerland, Pakistan, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, and Jamaica.
  3. According to the Los Angeles Times, she was part of a purge of senior state department officials and a career professional for nearly four years, as of 2017.
  4. On November 24th, she was nominated to join Biden’s cabinet and National Security Council.
  5. She charged the People’s Republic of China with genocide against the Uyghurs.
  6. Lindsay, her daughter, works in foreign service and was stationed in Bolivia.

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