Leigh Sales Biography
Leigh Sales works for the Australian television channel ABC’s news as a host. And also the current affairs program 7.30. She was also appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to broadcast journalism in 2019.
Leigh Sales Age
Sales was on 10 May 1973 born in Brisbane, Australia. She is 48 years old as of 2021.
Leigh Sales Height
Sales stand at an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches/1.7m tall.
Leigh Sales Weight
Sales weigh 59 kg.
Leigh Sales Education
Sales finished her high school course at Aspley State High School. Then she received a bachelor of journalism from the Queensland University of Technology. And moved to Deakin University where she earned a Master of International Relations.
Leigh Sales Parents
Sales’ parents are Dale Sales who worked as a regimental sergeant major in the Australian Army. And Ann Sales who worked as a clerk at the then-named Telecom together with her brother Glen Sale in Brisbane, Australia.
Leigh Sales Husband
Sales was a married woman to Phil Willis, who works at Newington College as a teacher of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence. They exchanged vows in 1996 and separated in December 2016 after being in marriage for two decades. Together they have two kids; James Christopher Willis, and Daniel Oscar Willis.
Leigh Sales Children
Sales and her ex-husband Phil Willis have two kids: Daniel Oscar Willis (born in 2012) and James Willis (born in 2014).
Leigh Sales Salaries
Sales annually earn a salary of $280,400. This is according to ABC hosts salaries.
Leigh Sales Net Worth
Sales have an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Leigh Sales Career
Sales began her career at Nine Network after she graduated. She then worked with the ABC in Sydney for a series of roles as she worked towards a foreign correspondent posting. In 2001, Sales worked at the Washington bureau, while here she gave out reports on Hurricane Katrina.
The 2004 presidential election, and the Iraq War. Then Sales moved to Lateline anchoring the 7.30 news in 2011. She worked for ABC as its national security correspondent in Sydney From 2006 to 2008. Sales then worked as the network’s Washington correspondent, covering stories such as Hurricane Katrina. The 2004 presidential election, Guantanamo Bay, and the Iraq War, from 2001 to 2005.