Facts About Ryan Paevey’s Mother Linda Paevey: Where Is She?

By RhyssPublished on: December 8, 2023 Updated on: December 8, 2023
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Linda Paevey is famously known as Ryan Paevey’s mother. She raised two children along with her husband Les Vlieger. As the matriarch of the Vlieger family, there’s a lot of curiosity surrounding her life.

A lot of sources suggest that Ryan’s mother and father have gone their separate ways, is that true? If yes, then with whom is Linda married to right now? Besides, what did she do for a living? Let’s find out!

Where is Linda Paevey From?

The beautiful celebrity mom is from the state of California itself. Linda’s late parents welcomed her on December 11th, 1952, which makes her 71 years old in 2024.

Paevey belongs to the English ancestry. She spent most of her childhood in California.

Linda Paevey’s Education and Job

After finishing up her middle school and high school education, she reportedly went on to study at the California State Polytechnic University-Pomona. After graduation, she went on to work as a Senior VP Human Resource Manager at her alma mater.

Linda (second from left) at her daughter Kaitlyn's baby shower.
Linda (second from left) at her daughter Kaitlyn’s baby shower.

Apart from this, there’s no mention of her professional career. By the looks of it, she may have held several odd jobs here and there. Given that she is in her 70s now, she is relishing her retirement life.

Besides, Linda is also a Chief Yogini based in Carlsbad, California, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Linda Shares an Intimate Bond with Her Children

Paevey is a doting mom, who appreciates every waking moment as the mom of her two great kids, Ryan Paevey and Kaitlyn Vlieger. She gave birth to her eldest son, Ryan, born on September 24, 1984. Then a couple of years later she gave birth to her daughter, Kaitlyn on April 1st, 1992.

Linda raised them well and thus her children are still pretty close to her. Whenever there’s a big occasion like a birthday or Mother’s Day, Ryan makes sure to share a tribute to his lovely mother.

Way back during the 2014 Mother’s Day, Hallmark added an old photo of him and his mom from their time on the beach. The caption read,

“Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom any guy could ask for…..love you more than aaaaaanythiiiiiing in the wooooorld. ; )”

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A small Ryan with his mom, Linda.

Just like Ryan, Linda’s daughter Kaitlyn is also close with her mom. Back in 2021, Kaitlyn invited her mom to her baby shower.

Is Linda Paevey Still Married to Les Vlieger?

No, Ryan Paevey’s parents are no longer together. Though when they called it quits is still a mystery, we can guess that it has been around a decade since the Vlieger couple went their separate ways.

Her former husband Les Vlieger worked in the construction business. It was right after he graduated from California State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Technology that he began his career in construction.

Throughout his illustrious career, Les worked for several companies like RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Keller Builders, Inc., and Keeton-Vlieger Construction Claim Services. Linda’s ex-husband is also the owner of his very own organization, Les Vlieger Construction Management Service, LLC.

Both Ryan’s Mom and Dad Re-Married After their Separation

After their separation, Linda married a guy named Michael Heil. After their marriage, Linda even moved to Texas. Nevertheless, it seems they are no longer together. As for her current relationship status, she seems most likely single.

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Ryan with his sister after her graduation.

Meanwhile, Les also moved on. He married Rise Myers, who is a LA-based speaker, author, and realtor. After his divorce from Rise, he was in a relationship with Shelby Harris around the year 2016. Currently, Les is dating Misty Sharp Juckett.

How Much Is Linda’s Net Worth?

Considering the fact that her professional career has not found, we can only guesstimate her fortune which is around $500,000. Meanwhile, her ex-husband Les has a net worth of $850,000 and her son Ryan is a millionaire with a whopping $5 million wealth.