Lester Holt is an Anchor for NBC Nightly News and dateline nbc. Lester is married to his longtime girlfriend and has two children from his wife.
Facts of Lester Holt
|Age:||62 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||March 08, 1959|
|Full Name:||Lester Holt|
|Birth Place:||Marin County, California, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
|Salary:||$4 million p.a.|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Indian, English, Scottish, and Jamaican)|
|Father's Name:||Lester Don Holt, Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||June DeRozario|
|Education:||California State University, Cordova High School|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
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You never know what doors are going to open up and why they are going to open up. You've got to be ready to walk through them
You have to go where the story is to report on it. As a journalist, you're essentially running to things that other people are running away from
Not to get too deep on shaving my mustache, but it was kind of symbolic of, 'This is a moment of liberation, a chance to reinvent yourself.' That's kind of what I did.
Relationship Statistics of Lester Holt
|What is Lester Holt marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Lester Holt get married ? (married date):||May 08, 1982|
|💑 Anniversary in 326 days 💑|
|How many children does Lester Holt have ? (name):||Two (Stefan and Cameron)|
|Is Lester Holt having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Lester Holt gay ?:||No|
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Lester Holt is a married man. He is in a marital relationship with Carol Hagen. The adorable couple got married on May 8, 1982. Together they have two children.
Their names are Stefan Holt and Cameron Holt. Stefan was born in Chicago, Illinois. He also works for WNBC like his father. He is an anchor at WNBC. On September 5, 2017, Stefan’s wife gave birth to a little one and Lester Holt has become a proud grandfather.
Currently, the happy Holt family resides in Manhattan in New York.
The couple has been together for 35 years and still, there are not any rumors of divorce and dispute between the pair.
- 1 Who is Lester Holt?
- 2 Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Lester Holt: Education, School/College University
- 4 Lester Holt: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Lester Holt: Salary, Net Worth
- 6 Lester Holt: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 7 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 8 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Who is Lester Holt?
California-born Lester Holt is a famous veteran journalist. He is currently working on the NBC network. Presently, he works as the anchor of the weekday edition of ‘NBC Nightly News’.
Additionally, he also anchors another show on NBC named, ‘Dateline NBC’.
Previously, he worked for the CBS News from 1981 to 2000. His recent notable work is moderating U.S. Presidential Debate in 2016.
Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality
Lester Holt was born in Marin County in the state of California. He was born as Lester Don Holt Jr. on March 8, 1959. Lester’s nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed(Jamaican, English, Scottish, and Indian).
His father’s name is Lester Don Holt, Sr. and he worked as an Airforce technician. Similarly, his mother’s name is June DeRozario.
He has a half-brother called Mike Swanigan who used to work as an employee of a radio station in Alaska.
Lester Holt: Education, School/College University
As per his education, he attended Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, California. He used to do daily announcements on the public address system in his school.
Even while in high school and 16 years old, he was so keen on a career in journalism that he talked his way into an internship at KCRA TV station. Then in 1977, he graduated from high school. Afterward, he joined California State University in Sacramento.
He studied government there but failed to graduate since he got a job at KCBS radio. He would reach accident scenes faster than the rest of the crew and derived the name of ‘lightning bolt Holt’.
Lester Holt: Professional Life, Career
Lester Holt is active in journalism since 1981. In 1981, he started working for CBS network. During his tenure at CBS, he worked as a reporter and anchor. He worked in shows including coverage like Iraq, Somalia, and Haiti.
In 2000, he joined MSNBC. He was nicknamed ‘Iron Pants’ here since he had the ability to stay focused and vigilant in spite of long working hours.
After around three years in 2003, he started working as a substitute anchor for “NBC Nightly News” and ‘Today’.
Afterward, he hosted, and reported several shows like ‘Weekend Today’, ‘2008 Olympics’, and ‘9/11 conspiracies theories’. Some of his notable works are moderating U.S. Presidential debates, news on the Iraq war, and so on.
Furthermore, he has appeared in several TV shows and movies as a reporter and anchor. They are “House of Cards,” “Primal Fear,” “30 Rock”, and others.
Lester Holt: Salary, Net Worth
Presently, NBC pays him a good amount of money as a salary. His salary is projected at around $ 4 million per year. A veteran journalist like him must have earned a fortune from his profession.
Consequently, he has made an estimated net worth of around $ 12 million.
Lester Holt: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Lester Holt focuses on his work. But he has been part of criticism and controversy. Previously during the U.S. Presidential Campaign debate, people condemned him for favoring Hillary Clinton.
Similarly, he discusses a lot of political matters on his show. Eventually, it brings him into the radar of controversies. Other than that, there are no major rumors or controversies about him as of now.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Lester Holt has maintained his body. He stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches. Similarly, his body weight is around 71 kg. He has dark brown eyes and hair.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Lester Holt has more than 185k followers on Instagram and more than 527.6k followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has around 188k followers on Facebook.