Lola Van Wagenen Biography

Updated On Jan 14, 2019 Published On Sep 21, 2018
Facts of Lola Van Wagenen
Date of Birth: 1938 , December
Birth Nation: United States
Name Lola Van Wagenen
Birth Name Lola Van Wagenen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Provo, Utah, United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Historian , Executive producer, writer
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for The American Experience
Boyfriend No
Girlfriend No
Married Yes
Married to Robert Redford, George Carleton Burrill
Children 4
Divorce Robert Redford.
Education Vermont College, New York University
TV Show Today, The Mike Douglas Show
Books Sister-Wives and Suffragists: Polygamy and the Politics of Woman Suffrage 1870-1896
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Lola Van Wagenen is a renowned American historian who is known for co-founding the non-profit educational organization, Consumer Action Now

Lola Van Wagenen Childhood, Education

Lola was born on December 1938 in Provo, Utah, United States of America. She is of American nationality and is from a Mormon household. While there is no information about her family and siblings, she is said to have explored different religious belief opposed to her parents. However moving towards her education, she graduated from Vermont College in 1982.

Furthermore, Lola Van Wagenen got Master's degree in Public History from the New York University in 1984. And, later, she completed Ph.D. in American History at New York University. 

Lola Van Wagenen Career, Professional Life

Lola began her career as the executive producer for the critically acclaimed, Miss America: A Documentary Film.

Besides being the co-founder of a non-profit organization like Consumer Action Now, she has written books such as Sister-Wives and Suffragists: Polygamy and the Politics of Woman Suffrage 1870-1896.

Lola Van Wagenen Marriage, Husband, Children

Moving towards her personal life, the 79 years' old Lola Van Wagenen has been married twice in her life. Lola was previously married to Robert Redford. The duo got married on 12 September 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

The couple had four children together, Scott Anthony  born on 1 September 1959 who died with Sudden  Infant  Death Syndrom on 17 November 1959, Shauna Jean born on 15 November, 1960 who is a painter by profession, David James born on 5th May 1962 is a producer and writer, and Amy Redford who is an actress, producer, and director born on 22 October 1970.

The duo's married relationship did not last for a long time. Lola and her husband, Robert Redford ended their marital relationship with a divorce on 12 November 1985. 

Currently, the former husband of Lola, Robert Redford is married to his love, Sibylle Szaggars since 2009. His wife, Sibylle Szaggars is a Multimedia Environmental Artist from Germany.

Who is Lola Van married to currently?

After her divorce with Robert, she married her second husband, George Carleton Burrill, on 17 July 2002The couple got married at Shelburne, Vermont, USA. Her husband, George Burrill is a trustee at The Woodbury Institute at Champlain College

The couple is since enjoying their marital bliss with no signs of divorce and separation surrounding them.

What is Lola Van's Net Worth? 

She has earned a fine amount of fortune through her career as an executive producer and writer. As of 2018, Lola Van Wagenen's net worth is reported to be around $2 million.

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Lola Van Wagenen facts on timeline

Born in Provo, Utah, United States of America.


Lola Van Wagenen is a famous American historian, executive producer, and writer was born in December 1938.

Graduated from Vermont College


Talking about her education, Lola Van Wagenen attended and graduated from Vermont college in 1982  to complete her college-level education.

Master degree in in Public History New York UNiversity


Lola Van Wagenen later upon completing her graduation, got her master degree in Public History at New York University.

Marriage Robert Redford


Lola Van Wagenen was married to his first husband, Robert Red Ford on 12 September 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Second husband George Carleton Burrill

July 17 , 2002

After divorcing from her first husband, she later married her second husband, George Carleton Bureill on 17 July 2002. The wedding was held at Shelburne, Vermont, USA.

Networth $ 2 million


Lola Van Wagenen has earned a good amount of money through her career as an executive producer and writer.

Hence, it comes as a no surprise, her net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million.