Nancy Grace

Lawyer and Prosecutor
Born Oct 23, 1959

Nancy Ann Grace is an American legal commentator, television host, television journalist, and former prosecutor. She frequently discusses issues from what she describes as a victims' rights standpoint, with an outspoken style that has won her both praise and criticism. She is the host of Nancy Grace, a nightly celebrity news and current affairs show on HLN, and she was the host of Court TV's Closing Arguments.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nancy Grace.


1959 Birth Born on October 23, 1959.


1977 17 Years Old Grace graduated from Macon's Windsor Academy in 1977. … Read More


1997 37 Years Old While a prosecutor, Grace was reprimanded by the Supreme Court of Georgia for withholding evidence and for making improper statements in a 1997 arson and murder case. … Read More


2005 45 Years Old 1 More Event
As well, a 2005 federal appeals opinion by Judge William H. Pryor, Jr. found that Grace "played fast and loose" with core ethical rules in a 1990 triple murder case, including the withholding of evidence and allowing a police detective to testify falsely under oath. … Read More
2006 46 Years Old In September 2006, 22-year-old Melinda Duckett committed suicide following an interview conducted by Grace concerning the disappearance of Duckett's 2-year-old son Trenton. … Read More
In April 2007, Grace married David Linch, an Atlanta investment banker, in a small private ceremony. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old Grace also hosted Swift Justice with Nancy Grace premiering September 13, 2010, and running until May 2011. … Read More
Grace had been covering the Casey Anthony story for years. After the controversial verdict finding Casey Anthony not guilty, her show on HLN had its highest ratings ever in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hour slots on Tuesday, July 5, 2011.
2012 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 Grace's show wrongly reported that DNA evidence linked Michael Skakel to the murder of Martha Moxley. … Read More
2013 53 Years Old …  Much of Grace's dialogue from the sketch was lifted directly from an interview she conducted on January 6, 2013, with Brooke Baldwin on CNN's News Room, in particular the phrase 'I've got a sneaking suspicion that you are pro-pot. … Read More
In January 2014, she again ignited controversy for her wildly negative depiction of recreational marijuana users.
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