Ashleigh Banfield Husband, Divorce, Salary, Net Worth

By Staff Writer | On: 16 Jun, 2016
Ashleigh Banfield Husband, Divorce, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 29, 1967
Age 52 Years 9 Month(s)
Citizenship Canadian
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Howard Gould(m.2004-present)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $3 Million(Estimated)
Children/Kids Jay Fischer Gould, Ridley Banfield Gould(Sons)
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 Meters)
Education University Of British Columbia(1992), Balmoral Hall School
Parents John Alexander Banfield(Father), Suzanne Elizabeth Holland(Mother)

Have you watched the news program Legal View? If yes, you might be familiar with this face. She is a famous, talented Canadian- American journalist, Ashleigh Banfield. She formerly hosted Early Start and also was the host of 11 a.m. hour of CNN Newsroom.

The 51 years old journalist, who has been followed by the immense successes and fortunes, later managed to tie a wedding knot with Chris Haynor who worked with her for three years hosting Legal View on CNN.

Second Marriage For Ashleigh

Banfield married Founder of the carbon credit trading company, Howard Gould in 2004. The blessed lovebirds met in 2002 at Central Park in New York while both of them were walking with dogs. Her boyfriend was turned to husband after they tied the knot.

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The high profiled wedding took place at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club which is located in Canada. However, the couple is divorced now, and they have two children. Their kids are Jay Fischer Gould (2005) and Ridley Banfield Gould (2007).

Later, there were various talks and stories about her relationship with the Senior Director to the Platform Series, Ubimo, Chris Haynor. They were also spotted on vacation in Ontario, Canada with Banfield's two young sons, where Chris proposed her to marry him. Ashleigh also revealed that she was engaged with her boyfriend for over two years in 2016.

Ashleigh Banfield and her husband, Chris Haynor at their wedding ceremony (Photo:

And after a year, Ashleigh had a bright spark in her life as she was married to Chris Haynor on 29 December 2017. The couple managed to wed surprisingly in Banfield’s 50th birthday party, which was attended by over fifty guests at the Hermitage Club ski lodge in Wilmington, Vermont. Everybody at the party thought it was a birthday party, but later they realized it was the wedding where Ashleigh's two sons, Jay and Ridley, served as the best man. 

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As of now, the couple lives a happy life with no rumors of separation or divorce.

How Does Ashleigh Banfield Garner Her Net Worth?

Ashleigh Banfield garners her net worth from her professional career as a Journalist and has an estimated net value of around $3 million. She is climbing the ladder of success, and she is getting satisfied by her work and salary paid.

She commenced her career from CJBN-TV and CKY-TV in 1988. She also hosted the weekend news for CFRN-TV since 1989-1992. She also worked as a producer at CICT-TV from 1992-1993. Later, she worked as evening news anchor and business correspondent from 1993-1995. She was the winner of two Iris Awards which she won for Best News Documentary and Best of Festival.

Ashleigh was also associated with ABC's World News Tonight. She got the job in MSNBC in early 2000. She won an Emmy award while she was working at KDFW-TV. She became a part of MSNBC Investigates. She hosted HomePage along with Gina Gaston and Mika Brzezinski.

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Short Bio

Born in 1967, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Ashleigh Banfield celebrates her birthday on 29 December. She stands the height of 1.778 meters (5 feet and 10 inches). The 51 years old News Host attended Balmoral Hall School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and later, she graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1992. Her long legs have added hotness in her body figure.