Table of Contents
Victoria Yeager Biography – Victoria Yeager Wiki
Victoria Yeager (née Scott D’Angelo) is a former actress and the wife of Chuck Yeager, a World War II fighter pilot. She grew up in a wealthy family from Philadelphia. Her father was a lawyer and her mother was a social worker. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1980 with a drama degree. After trying her hands at acting, she went back to school and graduated with a business degree from Columbia University in 1985.
She landed her first acting job in the Harrison Ford film “Witness”. She then headed to Hollywood to pursue her dreams. She tried to further her career by sneaking into Hollywood parties, hoping to make contacts. With no acting prospects, Victoria allegedly made a living filing small-claims suits. According to court records, more than 30 cases were filed by and against her from 1988 to 1998, including claims against airlines for losing her luggage and against a phone company for having static on the line.
Chuck Yeager rocketed into history by breaking the sound barrier in the experimental Bell X-1 research aircraft in 1947, helping to pave the way for the US space program. His test pilot exploits were later immortalized in the 1983 Hollywood blockbuster “The Right Stuff.”
He joined the Army Air Corps in September 1941, three months before the US entered World War II, and started out as an aircraft mechanic before undergoing flight training. He went on to to set numerous other flight records. However, he spent most of his career as a military commander directing US fighter squadrons throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He retired from the US Air Force in 1975. He was inducted into the California Hall of Fame in 2009.
Victoria Yeager Age
Victoria Scott D’Angelo was born in 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. D’Angelo and her husband, Chuck Yeager, had an age difference of 36 years.
Chuck Yeager Wife Victoria Scott D’Angelo
Victoria Yeager was married to Chuck Yeager from August 2003 until his death in 2020. He was previously married to Glennis Faye Dickhouse from Feb. 26, 1945, until her death on Dec. 22, 1990.
Yeager died on December 7, 2020, at the age of 97, in Los Angeles, California. Chuck Yeager’s wife Victoria Yeager announced his death on Twitter. Victoria Yeager tweeted on her husband’s account: “It is w/ profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before 9pm ET. An incredible life well lived, America’s greatest Pilot, & a legacy of strength, adventure, & patriotism will be remembered forever.”
Victoria Yeager Children
Chuck Yeager and his wife Victoria Yeager have no children together. However, Yeager has four children from his first marriage to Glennis Yeager, who died of cancer in December 1990. They are Susan, Don, Mickey, and Sharon.
Victoria Yeager Net Worth
Victoria Scott D’Angelo’s net worth is unclear. Her late husband Chuck Yeager had an estimated net worth of $2 million.