Scott Pelley Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Scott Pelley

Biography / Wiki

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable, this line is very well proved by Scott Pelley who is an American journalist. Moreover, he gathered huge popularity as a correspondent and anchor for the CBS News Magazine named 60 Minutes.

Apart from that, he is the most awarded correspondent in the history of 60 Minutes who won 40 national Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 28 July 1957, this versatile personality has turned 65 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 181 in centimeters and 6 feet. He seems very fit and healthy with a weight of 71 kilograms and 157 lbs in pounds. He looks more amazing with his green eyes and grey hair.

Net Worth

According to the sources, Scott’s estimated net worth is $16 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born and grew up in San Antonio, Texas, the United States, Scott belongs to the White ethnicity. He was born to parents John Elmer Pelley Jr (Father) and Wanda Graves Pelley (Mother). Apart from that, he never disclosed any information about his siblings.

As for his education, he studied at Coronado High School. Furthermore, he majored in journalism at Texas Tech University in Lubbock however dropped out before he could graduate.


Scott Pelley

Nick Name Scott Pelley
Birth Place San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Date of birth 26 July 1957
Age 66 Years
Height In Feet & Inches: 6’

In Centimeters: 181 cm

Weight In Kilograms: 71 kg

In Pounds: 157 lbs

Eye color Green
Hair color Grey
Profession Journalist
Sexual orientation Straight
School Coronado High School
College Not Known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Leo
Fathers name John Elmer Pelley Jr
Mothers name Wanda Graves Pelley
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Talking about his career, Scott got his first job at the age of 15 as a copyboy for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Later, he started his proper professional career in the year 1975 within KSEL-TV which was the local channel of Lubbock’s. Apart from that, Pelley also moved towards WFAA TV for his sharpening career that was in the year 1982.

Furthermore, he also served as a managing editor by working within the popular news of the town named CBS Evening News. Moreover, he also works on 60 minutes which is corresponding to the magazine named CBS News Magazine.

Having started from the year 1975, Scott is also working across the industry until today. Through his hard work and performance, he is able to achieve a great rank of success within this industry. Other than this, he is also the author of the 2019 book, Truth Worth Telling.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

As for his relationship status, Scott is a married man who got married to his girlfriend named Jane Ruth Boone after a long time of their affair. Moreover, this sweet couple tied the sacred knot of marriage in the year 1983.

Later, the couple also welcomed two children named Reece Pelley and Blair Pelley. Currently, he is living a happy and luxurious lifestyle with his family.

Girlfriend Jane Ruth Boone
Marital status Married
Wife Jane Ruth Boone


Scott Pelley with his wife
Scott Pelley with his wife

Children Reece Pelley and Blair Pelley

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite sports Not Known
Favorite food Not Known
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Scott Pelley

Some Interesting Facts About Scott Pelley

  • His Zodiac Sign is Leo.
  • In the year 2010, he was also named to’s “Men on Top” list alongside Conan O’Brien, Tom Hardy, and Mark Ronson.
  • Scott’s book, Truth Worth Telling, placed him among Amazon’s Top Ten Authors in the category of memoirs and history in the year 2019.
  • He was also honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in the year 2016.
  • He loves to spend his time with his family and children and often made them watch and travel across informative and historical places.
  • In the year 2016, Pelley along with his team earned Gerald Loeb Award for Explanatory business journalism for the story “The Next Housing Shock.”
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