Lester Holt is one of the most well-known reporters in the world of broadcast journalism. He presently is the anchor of ‘NBC Nightly News’s weekday edition and Dateline NBC. He has also made multiple other appearances in 1993 movie ‘The Fugitive,' its 1998 sequel ‘US Marshal’ and ‘Primal Fear.'
Most of Holt’s career has been based on CBS starting at 19 years from 1981. He has reported in some of the most troubled areas like Iraq, Somalia, and Haiti and joined MSNBC in 2000. He started at NBC News since 2003 as a substitute reporter. Finally, in June 2015 NBC appointed him as the primary anchor for ‘Nightly News.' Highlights in his career include this year’s Democratic presidential candidates' debate and first presidential debate.
His Married Life, Children, Possibility if Divorce?
Lester Holt has a happy married or family life. He is married to his longtime wife, Carol Hagen Holt. They had their wedding sometime back in 1982 and have been blissfully married for 34 years. There are a few very false rumors out there of a chance of a divorce among the couple, but the couple is as happy as they could be and no divorce will be happening anytime soon.
They have two children together, two sons Stefan and Cameron Holt. Their son, Cameron has already graduated from Pepperdine University in 2009 and is following the footsteps of his father. He used to work for WMAQ-TV in Chicago but moved to WNBC in NYC since 2015.
His Net Worth and Salary:
He has a very impressive net worth undoubtedly, but there seems to be some confusion about it. While no verified sources or websites have produced, his estimated net worth other sites have had variable results. ‘answer.com’ reports that he has a net worth of 12 million dollars while various other ones like ‘net-worths.org’ say that it is around 10 million dollars. However, the 57-year-old Americans wiki bio clearly states that his salary is around 4.5 million dollars annually speaking of 2015.
A Little about Him:
Lester Don Holt, Jr. who’s 6 feet 2 inches in height was born on March 8, 1959, in Marin Country, California, USA. He is the recipient of a Robert F Kennedy’s Journalism Award, two honorary degrees and is a California Hall of Famer. He also likes to play his bass guitar in leisure. You can find out more about him by visiting his website or Twitter account.