Kathy Yankovic is a well-known figure in the Williamsburg community, having dedicated much of her life to volunteer work and nonprofit organizations. She is also the wife of Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and pianist Bruce Hornsby. Together, they have raised two sons while Kathy has managed her husband’s business affairs and made significant contributions to the community.
In this blog post, we will take a closer look at who Kathy Yankovic is, her early life and career, and her family life with her husband Bruce Hornsby, and their two sons.
Who is Kathy Yankovic?
|Real Name||Kathy Yankovic|
|Date of Birth||1963|
|Age||63 years old|
|Children||Keith and Russell|
Kathy Yankovic was born in Richmond, Virginia, in the United States of America, to James Yankovich and Ann Yankovich. She grew up in the same community where she attended and graduated from the University of William & Mary in 1979 with a degree in education. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles the next year with her soon-to-be husband, singer, and songwriter Bruce Hornsby.
Early Life and Career
While in California, Kathy worked as a teacher and a graphic artist. Since she is passionate about education and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, she got in touch with Child Development Resources (CDR), a nonprofit organization that offers early-intervention tools for children with developmental abnormalities or other risk factors.
Kathy Hornsby gained a lot of knowledge about the function and operations of a nonprofit under the direction of the executive director at the time, Corinne Garland.
Later, Kathy would serve as the board chair of the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy (formerly known as the Williamsburg Land Conservancy). She also served on the boards of the Children’s Museum of Richmond, where she chaired the committee for buildings and exhibits, and the Williamsburg Community Foundation, where she served as chair of the committee for scholarships.
Kathy has contributed her time to numerous charitable organizations as a volunteer, in addition to innumerable other causes and endeavors over the years. Hornsby went above and beyond when Wendy and Emery Reves Professor of Government Sue Peterson requested her to serve as an honorary co-chair for a fundraiser for the Williamsburg AIDS Network. She offered her home as the venue for the gathering.
Kathy has maintained a strong connection to William & Mary by helping the Muscarelle Museum of Art, serving as a volunteer reporter for the Class of 1979 in the W&M Alumni Magazine, and helping with the planning of her class reunions.
She claimed that her time spent serving on the Board of Visitors from 2007 to 2011 was her most significant participation with W&M. Gene Nichol, the 26th president of the institution, left his position in 2008 after learning that his contract would not be renewed. Taylor Reveley was appointed interim president after Nichol resigned, and he later became the university’s 27th president, serving for ten years.
Kathy Received William & Mary Prentis Award in 2019
In 2019, the University of William and Mary awarded Kathy Hornsby Prentis Award for the various support she is giving the university and the community as a whole.
Husband and Children
Kathy Yankovic and Bruce Hornsby got married on December 31, 1983, in California and their union is blessed with two twin sons Keith and Russell who were born in 1992. Keith and Russell were born two years after their parents returned to Williamsburg from California. The couple has been married for 40 years old and is still living happily together.
Kathy Yankovic Net Worth 2023
Kathy Yankovic’s net worth is not known. However, her husband Bruce Hornsby has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2023.
Kathy Yankovic’s dedication to community service and volunteer work is an inspiration to many. She has made significant contributions to various nonprofit organizations and causes, working tirelessly to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Her commitment to education and early intervention for children with developmental disabilities is particularly noteworthy. Her involvement with William & Mary has also been significant, and her service on the Board of Visitors was particularly meaningful.