Lester Holt Biography
Lester Holt is a prominent American journalist and news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC. He is also known for his moderation of the first Presidential debate of 2016 and was praised for his role in fact-checking false statements.
Lester Holt Age
He was born on 8 March 1959 in Marin County, California, United States. He is 63 years old as of 2022.
Lester Holt Height
He is 6 feet 2 inches/1.88m tall.
Lester Holt Family – Parents
Holt was born to Parents June Holt, Lester Holt Sr. Holt is the youngest child of four of June (DeRozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. His paternal grandparents were born, raised, and married in Jamaica.
Holt’s grandfather Canute DeRozario was one of 14 children of an Indo-Jamaican father from Calcutta, India, and a White Jamaican mother from England.
Lester Holt Wife
He is merely hitched to his loving wife, Carol Hagen; they have two sons. The duo resides in Manhattan.
Lester Holt Children (Sons)
He and his wife Carol Hagen are the amazing parents of their two sons , Stefan and Cameron since 1982.
Lester Holt Salary
He receives an annual average salary of $4 million per year, according to WKRN News 2 anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Lester Holt Net Worth
He has an estimated Net Worth of $4.5 million dollars.
Lester Holt NBC News
He is an American journalist and news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC. Lester is also known for his moderation of the first Presidential debate of 2016 and was praised for his role in fact-checking false statements.
He began his TV news career with WCBS-TV in New York City in 1981. Lester transferred to KNXT-TV in Los Angeles as a reporter and weekend anchor in 1982. He returned to WCBS-TV as a reporter and weekend anchor in 1983.
Lester was a reporter and anchor with WBBM-TV in Chicago from 1986 to 2000. He was also a contributor to the CBS News program 48 Hours. winning the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for his reporting on “48 Hours: No Place Like Home” in 1990.
Lester was named interim anchor for NBC Nightly News in the wake of then-anchor Brian Williams’ suspension in February 2015. He was named the new anchor of NBC Nightly News, becoming the first African American to serve as a lead anchor of a broadcast. Network’s weekday evening newscast in June 2015.