Linda Blair is amongst the prominent Hollywood actors, mostly known for her hit movie The Exorcist and numerous movies and tv series throughout decades of her acting career. Besides her brilliant talent, she also has quite a reputation regarding her love life with a handful list of ex-lovers.
Linda Blair’s Dating History
While only at the age of fifteen, Blair’s ride to the road of romance began. Her long list of lovers starts with the Australian singer Rick Springfield. She first met the singer at the Whisky a Go Go concert.
Having gained massive popularity with her first blockbuster movie, The Exorcist, suddenly everything about her life became a public interest. And, of course, her relationship with the Australian singer, who is ten years older than Blair, did not miss public attention.
In an interview, she mentioned that the couple tried to keep their relationship out of the limelight and said,
We did try to keep it all very sacred and I think we did a good job because it’s something that really didn’t ever hit headlines
The romance did come to an end after some time. Blair reason her separation from the singer as such,
Really the only reason that we didn’t stay together is being in the industry, it’s very difficult under the limelight. There’s a lot of scrutinies.
Even after the split, the couple’s love for animals kept them close in good terms throughout the years. Springfield deliberately supports Linda’s animal rescue foundation, Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation.
Linda Blair and Rick Springfield. (Source: Pinterest)
Moving on from her failed first love, Blair yet again made headlines with her new romance with Glenn Hughes, a bassist of Deep Purple. That, too, ended in a short while.
However, they seem to be on a friendly note because, in 2014, the bassist tweeted a throwback picture with Linda, both attending the 1976 American Music Awards in Hollywood.
Next from her exes list is the Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw, who she dated during 1979. After a couple of years of a love affair with the guitarist, she was in a relationship with the American singer and songwriter Rick James.
The greatest hits maker even dedicated a song Cold Blooded to Blair, which later peeked the Billboard charts. Elaborating on their relationship, James also wrote about how incredible and free-spirited Blair was in his book Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James.
Later, during their relationship, Jame found that Blair was pregnant with his child but aborted without him knowing. However, he desired their love affair to last but soon came to an end.
Linda moved onto another relationship with Wings Hauser, an actor. The couple starred together in the movies like Bedroom Eyes II and Skins in the 90s.
Talking about her fascination with musicians as her love interest, Blair said,
They’re sensitive, and though their heads might be all messed up, they are more screwed on than other people.
Despite falling in love several times, none of her lovers turned into her husband. While she was young, she did want to get married and have children after she was twenty-five, but that never happened for the actress.
Instead, she began pursuing her dream of rescuing animals and got herself engaged in animal rights and welfare. Now, the actress is single and resides in Los Angeles, California, with her pet dogs.
Blair’s Career Achievement and Net Worth
Reaching the heights of her career, Blair has been a dominant actress in the business, and even today, her dominance prevails.
With the support of her parents, she dived into the show biz since she was 10. Her glorious and glamorous ride to the limelight began since her blockbuster movie The Exorcist.
Since then, Blair starred in numerous movies and series, out of which her most notable ones are Hell Night, Chained Heat, Night Patrol, and Savage Street. For her brilliant portrayal, Blair bagged a Golden Globe Awards and several nominations.
Moreover, the star has amassed a hefty wealth of 6 million dollars from her massively successful career.