Lola Van Wagenen is an American historian and activist. She is the co-founder of Consumer Action Now and Clio Visualizing History, Inc. From this article, you can learn about his net worth, career, family, age, height, etc.
Van Wagenen was born on December 12, 1938. She was raised in a Mormon family. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1982 from Vermont College. After two years, she received a master’s degree in Public History from New York University. She completed her Ph.D. in American History from the same university in 1994.
Van Wagenen first came to public attention as the wife of actor Robert Redford. They met in Lost Angeles in 1957. The following year, the pair got married. During their 27 years of married life, she was known as Lola Redford.
In 1970, Van Wagenen co-founded Consumer Action Now and served as a co-chair for 10 years. It is a nonprofit educational organization about consumer-oriented and environmental education programs. The organization published a newsletter that ran for 3 years.
In 1975, Van Wagenen started developing The Sun Fund. It is a project for raising awareness of energy conservation using alternative energy sources. Then in 1979, she went to organize the Women’s Energy Education Project. The project published Women Tapping a New Resource for Energy, Women’s Energy Handbook, and Women’s Energy Toolkit.
The famous activist then went on to work as a historian after completing her Ph. D. She co-founded Clio Visualizing History in 2002, which later became a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating online history exhibits. The following year, Van Wagenen released a book titled ”Sister-Wives and Suffragists: Polygamy and the Politics of Woman Suffrage 1870-1896”. The historian also worked as an executive producer for several documentary films from 2002 to 2015.
Lola Van Wagenen Personal Informations:
|Full Name||Lola Jean Van Wagenen|
|Birthdate||12 December 1938|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.72 m)|
|Birthplace||Provo, Utah, United States of America|
|Residence||Provo, Utah, United States of America|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Father name||Frank Van Wagenen|
|Mother name||Phyllis Barker|
Lola Van Wagenen’s Net Worth and Salary:
In 2022, Van Wagenen’s net worth is $2 million. She amassed most of her wealth from co-founding Consumer Action Now and Clio Visualizing History. She also served as an executive producer for several documentaries. Her ex-husband, Robert Redford’s net worth is currently $200 million.
The social activist was born on December 12, 1938. Coming December, she will turn 81 years old. Even at this age, the woman is going on working to spread knowledge of history as strong as ever.
Van Wagenen is currently married to George Burrill. Burrill is best known as co-founder of Associates in Rural Development, a global engineering and consulting service. The pair got married in 2002.
Previously, Wagenen was married to the famous American actor and director Robert Redford. Redford is better known for his performance in Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. The couple got married on September 12 at her grandmother’s home. After 27 years, they decided to get a divorce in 1985. The pair shares 4 children named Scott Redford, Shauna Redford Schlosser, James Redford, and Amy Redford.
Recent News About Lola Van Wagenen:
Since the creation of Clio Visualizing History, Inc., Van Wagenen has constantly been working to promote history education. She also worked on documentary films. The activist has recently served as executive producer on the movie “The State of Marriage” by Jeff Kaufman. The film was released in 2015.