Ursuline Academy of New Orleans
Landrieu was born in Arlington, Virginia, the daughter of Verna (née Satterlee) and former New Orleans mayor Moon Landrieu, and raised in New Orleans. She was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended Ursuline Academy of New Orleans. She graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1977 where she was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. Before entering politics, she worked as a real estate agent.