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Greta Van Susteren makes a living as an American commentator and television personality. Her role as commentator might not seem a very powerful position at first, but nothing is further from the truth. Van Susteren used to be a criminal defense and civil trial attorney, leading to her getting a spot as a legal analyst on Burden of Proof on CNN. The show stopped airing in 2002, however, Van Susteren was mentioned in Forbes as the 100th most powerful woman in the world.
The famous attorney was born in Appleton, Wisconsin and has a very interesting ancestry with Dutch, French, Irish, Icelandic and even German roots. Greta’s career can probably explained due to the fact that her father, Urban Van Susteren, was an elected judge.
Van Susteren does not only have a successful career to make her happy, but also a very thriving personal life. Greta Van Susteren married fellow attorney John P. Coale in 1988. The couple is still married until this day and are not showing any signs of breaking up. John Coale is mainly known for his solicitation of clients amongst victims of the Bhopal disaster and he also served as an adviser for Sarah Palin.
Even though Van Susteren has a very successful career and a flawless personal life, she has been critiqued for her involvement in the scientology church. Both Greta Van Susteren and her husband are members and devout followers of the scientology church, a trend that keeps on spreading with celebrities worldwide.
Greta Van Susteren has had an active life in the public eye since 1991 and did not stop there. She is currently the host of On the Record on Fox News and does not intend to stop anytime soon.