Lynette Nusbacher is a woman of many talents. The 56-year-old is a transgender military strategist and historian. She found fame for her appearances in reality TV as well as her detailed books on history. In a career that has spanned for over a decade, Lynette had to tackle stigma and prejudice against her community. One of the most influential members of the LGBTQ community, Lynette undergo sex reassignment therapy and surgery in 2007. This led her to change her name from Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher to Lynette Nusbacher. In this article, we closely examine the wiki-bio of Lynette Nusbacher.
Lynette Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher
Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher
Dr. Lynette Nusbacher
December 17, 1966
New York City, USA
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and History from University of Toronto (1988), Master’s Degree in War Studies from Royal Military College of Canada (1996), Doctor of Philosophy Degree from University of Oxford (2001)
Devil’s Advocate and Principal at Nusbacher & Associates (since 2011)
Senior Lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Head of the Strategic Horizons Unit at the Cabinet Office’s National Security Horizon Scanning section, Devil’s Advocate to Britain’s Joint Intelligence Committee
Time Commanders, Battlefield Detectives, Weaponology, History’s Ultimate Spies, Abandoned Engineering, World War II: Witness to War, Mysteries of the Abandoned
Lynette Nusbacher was born as Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher on the 17th of December 1966 in New York City. She was born and raised in New York by Wayne and Kelly Maines. She spent much of her early childhood with her twin brother, Jonas Maine. After graduating from a local high school, Lynette enrolled at the University of Toronto. She graduated in 1988 with a BA Degree in History and Economics. She continued her higher education and got enrolled at the Royal Military College of Canada. After graduating with a master’s degree in War Degree in 1996, Lynette decided to join Oxford University. Even though she earned her Ph.D. in 2001, Lynette continued her education and also attended the National School of Government from 2009 to 2010, and the Cranfield School of Management in 2010.
Lynette began her professional career at the University of Toronto during her early years at the college. She then moved onto the Canadian Armed Forces where she took up the position of a logistics officer. After 8 years at the army, Lynette was hired as a reserve officer at the British Army’s Cabinet Office. She worked at the cabinet office for 14 years (2000 to 2014). During her time at the office, Lynette worked for the position of senior lecturer at The Royal Military Academy. She worked at the academy from 1999 and 2013 and taught prince Harry.
Lynette continued to pursue her dream as a lecturer and served as the principal at LMC Consultants. In 2011, she established her own company entitled Nusbacher Associates and started working as a coach and advocate.
Her time on-screen
Lynette’s first appearance on-screen came in the form of a documentary “National Geographic: Beyond The Movie – The Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King”. She then worked as a military strategist on the BBC series, Time Commanders (2003-2016).
Ever since then, Lynette has been featured in several TV shows including History Channel’s “Battlefield Detectives” (2004-2005), Discovery Channel’s “Weaponology” (2007), BBC’s “Conspiracies” (2015), and Abandoned Engineering (2018-2021). Her most recent appearance came in 2019, when she was featured in the Discovery network’s TV series “Mysteries of The Abandoned” (2019-present).
Alongside her TV career, Lynette is also an author who is known for writing books on history. She published her first book in 2000 entitled, The Battle of Bannockburn 1314. This was followed by a 2002 release of, War And Conflict (Face The Facts). Her last book came out in 2005 when she wrote, 1314: Bannockburn.
Lynette Nusbacher was married to Melanie Bright on June 7, 1998. The couple had two children, both daughters. However, their marriage did not last long, and they reportedly got divorced in 2010. The reason for their divorce is not known, but it is speculated that it might have been related to Lynette Nusbacher’s gender transition, which she underwent in 2007.
Lynette Nusbacher has not confirmed or denied the rumors of her divorce, and she has not revealed any details about her current relationship status. She seems to be more focused on her professional career as a historian, strategist, author, and media personality.
Lynette Nusbacher has amassed a considerable fortune from her diverse career. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of 2023. Her main sources of income are her teaching profession, her consultancy firm, her books, and her TV appearances. She has taught at prestigious institutions such as the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. She has also founded Nusbacher & Associates, a strategic consultancy firm that offers devil’s advocacy and horizon scanning services. She has written several books and articles on military history and strategy, such as The Battle of Bannockburn 1314 and War and Conflict. She has also appeared on various TV shows as an expert commentator, such as Time Commanders, Battlefield Detectives, Weaponology, History’s Ultimate Spies, and Mysteries of the Abandoned.