Ashleigh Banfield Bio

(Journalist, Reporter)

Relationship Statistics of Ashleigh Banfield

What is Ashleigh Banfield marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Ashleigh Banfield get married ? (married date):December 29, 2017
💑 Anniversary in 153 days 💑
How many children does Ashleigh Banfield have ? (name):Two (Jay Fischer Gould and Ridley Banfield Gould)
Is Ashleigh Banfield having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Ashleigh Banfield lesbian ?: No
Who is Ashleigh Banfield husband ? (name):Chris Haynor

More about the relationship

Ashleigh Banfield is married to her boyfriend, Chris Haynor. The couple married on the 29th of December 2017. The wedding took place at the Hermitage Club ski lodge in Wilmington, Vermont.

Previously, she was married to Howard Gould. Her ex-husband, Howard is a real estate financier. Also, he happens to be the founder of the carbon credit trading company, Equator Environmental. They married on the 24th of July 2004 at Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club in Canada.

Together, the former couple has two sons; Jay Fischer Gould and Ridley Banfield Gould. The couple got separated from each other via divorce.

Who is Ashleigh Banfield?

Canadian-American Ashleigh Banfield is an Emmy Award-winning Journalist and anchor. She is renowned as the former anchor of TV series, Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield, and Early Start. 

Next, she will host the TV program, Judgment With Ashleigh Banfield. The TV program will first air on the 20th of September 2020.

Ashleigh Banfield- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Banfield was born on the 29th of December 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her birth name is Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield. She is of British-Irish ethnicity.

She is the daughter of Suzanne Elizabeth Holland and John Alexander Banfield. She has a brother. He works in Alaska.

Ashleigh Banfield
Caption: Ashleigh Banfield’s Family (Source: Daily Mail)

She completed her High School education from the Balmoral Hall School in her hometown, Winnipeg. Later, she moved to Kingston and attended Queen’s University. From the university, she graduated with Honors in Political Science and French.

Moving forward, she joined the University of British Columbia where she continued studying French.

Ashleigh Banfield- Professional Career

In 1988, Ashleigh Banfield started her career with the TV station, CJBN-TV in Kenora as a reporter. The same year, she also joined CKY-TV in Winnipeg. In 1989, she started anchoring the CFRN-DT at the weekend. She worked for the network for three years till 1992.

After that, she joined CICT-TV. In the first year, she worked as a producer. Later, she became an evening news anchor and business correspondent for the firm. In the time interval, she also worked as a freelance associate producer for ABC’s news program, World News Tonight. 

In September 1995, she joined the Fox Broadcasting Company as an anchor and reporter. At the same time, she joined the KDFW- TV network in Dallas TX.

In 2001, she gave up both jobs to join the C network as an anchor and reporter. For the network, she covered the Streets of Manhattan during the World Trade Center collapse. She even lost two friends in the World Trade Center Attacks. Also, she interviewed Taliban prisoners during the Afghanistan conflict.

In February 2005, she joined the Court TV as anchor, creator, and producer. Also, she co-hosted the Banfield & Ford: Courtside. 

In 2012, she joined CNN and co-anchor the morning show, Early Start along with Zoraida Sambolin. Later, she joined CNN’s sister station, HLN, and hosted the interview program, Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield.

Next, she will be hosting the TV program, Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield for Court TV.

Ashleigh Banfield- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Her earnings as a journalist are in the range of $24k to $73k. Back in 1996, her earnings as a reporter of MSNBC Live is $200k per year.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Ashleigh Banfield has blue eyes with blonde hair. She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 62 kg. Her body measurements are 35-27-35 inches.

Ashleigh Banfield- Controversy & Rumors

In 2018, she came in the headlines when she questioned #Me too or Too Far? At the time, an anonymous 22 year-girl stated he violent sexual experience with the actor, Aziz Ansari via

In the interview, she mentioned if the people are engaged in speed dating than such events will take place.

During the interview, she especially mentioned that she is not defending the actor.

Social Media

Ashleigh has over 86.3k followers on Twitter, over 439.5k followers on Facebook, and over 8.4k followers on Instagram.

On Instagram, she is following the personalities like Zach King, Dan Levy, and Sarah Cooper.


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