American entrepreneur, author and philanthropist Lynda Weinman has an estimated net worth of $320 million as of 2015, according to Forbes. Born in Hollywood, California on January 24, 1955. Dubbed the “Mother of the Internet” Lynda Weina is the co-founder of Lynda.com, an online software training web site which was bought by LinkedIn in 2015 for $1.5 billion. Weinman earned her degree in humanities from Olympia-based The Evergreen State College. She then started off her career launching two retail stores yet closed them in 1982. After, she served as an independent contractor in charge of doing animation and special effects for Dreamquest before going on to teach digital media and motion graphics at Art Center College of Design between 1989 and 1996. Meanwhile, Weinman also co-founded Lynda.com along with her husband Bruce Heavin; the firm produces documentaries talking about creative professionals and allows its members to watch software and technology courses after initially used as a free web resource for her students. In 2015, she was ranked #42 on the America’s Self-Made Women List by Forbes. Weinman and Bruce have a child.