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An American journalist Lesley Stahl is known for her contributions to journalism and CBS News in particular. She is an award-winning personality who is known for her investigations and reporting. She is the first woman in history to hold the position of CBS News White House Correspondent.
Throughout her 50-year of career in this field, she has captured various iconic moments in the history of America including the 1991 Gulf War and the 1981 attempt at President Regan’s assassination.
Along with reporting and investigations, she was involved in interrogations and interviews especially her interview with Donald Trump gained much media attention as he walked out due to her tough question that was inappropriate according to him.
Height / Weight / Age
Lesley Stahl weighs 60 kg and 132 lbs in pounds. She is an award-winning journalist who has a height of 168 cm or in feet inches 5’6” tall. She has smooth and short blonde color hair and sparkling wide blue color eyes.
She has a lean body with a figure measurement is 32 inches breast, 23 inches waist, and 30 inches hips approximately. She will turn 81 years old. Her bra size is 32A whereas her dress size is 2 and her shoe size is 7 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Lesley Stahl is $20 million USD approximately whereas her annual salary is evaluated $1.8 million.
Education / Family
Born on December 16, 1941, the birth name Lesley Stahl is Lesley Rene Stahl. She is a native of Lynn, Massachusetts, USA, and was raised in a Jewish family along with her brother Jeffery.
She is the only daughter of Dorothy J and Louis E. Stahl who was a food company executive. She has pursued her graduation in history from Wheaton College. She has also earned two Doctorate Letters of honor is from Colgate University and Loyola College in Maryland as well.
|Real name||Lesley Rene Stahl|
|Birth Place||Lynn, Massachusetts, USA|
|Date Of Birth||December 16, 1941|
|Height||In centimeters – 168 cm
In feet inches – 5’6”
|Weight||In kilograms – 60 kg
In pounds – 132 lbs
|Home Town||Massachusetts, USA|
|Fathers Name||Louis E. Stahl|
|Mothers Name||Dorothy J.|
Career / Fashion And Style
Lesley Stahl started her journalism career as a producer and on-air reporter with Boston’s original Channel 5, WHDH-TV. In 1971, she had joined CBS News and became a correspondent there in 1974. She had garnered immense popularity for covering Watergate which was a major political scandal in the US that involved the US administration as well.
From 1983 to 1991, she has served as the moderator of Face the Nation. She was appointed as the White House correspondent during three consecutive presidencies of Ronald Regan, Jimmy Carter, and George W. Bush. While working for CBS, she had covered the U.S.-Russian summit meetings.
In 1998, she made an appearance on the NBC sitcom “Frasier” in an episode “Desperately Seeking Closure”. She came into the limelight during an interview at 60 minutes with former president Nicolas Sarkozy. As the president walked out in between calling it stupid and criticized her questions.
She was the correspondent at a documentary show called “Years of Living Dangerously” which was about climate change. Along with Mary Wells, Liz Smith, and Joni Evans, she founded a website called “wowOwow.com”.
It was specially designed for women over 40 where they talk about culture, politics, and gossip. She is also a voice artist who has voiced as a newscaster in the film “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Firstly, Lesley Stahl was married to Jeffery Gordon for 3 years. Later the couple got separated due to some unknown reason. After 10 years of divorce, she got married to the author and journalist Aaron Latham in 1977. The couple is blessed with two sons Jordan Latham and Taylor Stahl.
|Husband||Jeffery Gordon (divorce)
|Children||Taylor Stahl, Jordan Latham
Some Interesting Facts About Lesley Stahl
- As an author, Lesley Stahl has published a book Reporting Live in 1999.
- Her second book “Becoming Grandma” was the chronicles of her own experiences with her grandchildren.
- Her website wowOwow merged into PureWow in 2010.
- When Katie Couric had joined CBS News, the salary of Lesley Stahl was decreased by $500K.
- She was hospitalized due to COVID-19 but has recovered lately.
- In an interview with Women on the Web, she has revealed that she sprays cement on her hair to keep her hair at the place at all times.
- She is one of the members of the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service.