Lesley Stahl

Birth Day December 16th, 1941
Birth Place Lynn, Massachusetts
Age 79 Years Old

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About Lesley Stahl

An American journalist, Lesley Stahl is well recognized for her news and television investigations, and award-winning foreign reporting. She has spent most of her career with CBS News, where she began as a producer in 1971 though she has reported for CBS's "60 Minutes" since 1991. She was a White House correspondent for Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush. Prior to joining CBS News, she was functioning as a maker and live correspondent at  Channel 5, WHDH-television, in Boston. As of now, Stahl is functioning as an essayist and anchor at CBS-television in New York City. She turned into a journalist in 1974. She showed up on the NBC sitcom Frasier, playing herself in the scene "Desperately Seeking Closure" in 1998. She gained much media attention for her interview with President Donald Trump in which he stopped the interview short and walked out due to his objections to her warning him about "tough questions" which he believed was "inappropriate" in 2020.

 Famous For

  • Being an American journalist.
  • For her news and television investigations, and award-winning foreign reporting. 

Lesley Stahl, an American Journalist

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Early Life of Lesley Stahl

Lesley Stahl took birth on 16th December 1941 with the real name or full name of Lesley Rene Stahl in Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S. However, she was raised in Swampscott, Massachusetts. She holds an American nationality and American-white ethnicity as she is from a Jewish family. Analogously, she is from a Judaism religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 16th December of every year and she has celebrated her 78th birthday as of 2019 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Sagittarius. She is the daughter of Dorothy J. (mother), and Louis E. Stahl (father), a food company executive.  She also has a brother named Jeffrey. She attended Wheaton College where she was an honors graduate, majoring in history. 

Career of Lesley Stahl

  • Lesley Stahl commenced her journalism career as a producer and on-air reporter at Boston's original Channel 5, WHDH-TV, though she joined CBS News in 1971, and became a correspondent in 1974. 
  • Her prominence grew after she covered Watergate. She was also the moderator of "Face the Nation" between September 1983 and May 1991.
  • She then went on to become White House correspondent during the presidencies of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush though she covered the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan and the 1991 Gulf War during her time at CBS.
  • She also starred on the NBC sitcom "Frasier", playing herself in the episode "Desperately Seeking Closure" in 1998 as well as has written two books, the first of which, "Reporting Live", was published in 1999.
  • As well, she hosted "48 Hours Investigates" from 2002 to 2004 and gained attraction for her interview with the then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy for a "60 Minutes" in 2007 when the President abruptly ended the conversation and walked out, calling it "stupid" and a "big mistake". 
  • Stahl was a founding member in 2008, along with Liz Smith, Mary Wells Lawrence, and Joni Evans, of wowOwow.com, a website for "women over 40" to talk about culture, politics, and gossip though it had merged into PureWow by the end of 2010.
  • Additionally, she has also served as a correspondent for "Years of Living Dangerously" in 2014 as her second book, "Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting" was published in 2016.

Lesley Stahl has reported for CBS's 60 Minutes since 1991

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  • Stahl interviewed President Trump on 20th October 2020, for a segment on "60 Minutes" during the 2020 United States presidential election campaign. Although Trump cut short the interview and complained about it on Twitter, he released the full interview on Facebook on 22nd October, ahead of its planned official release on "60 Minutes" on 25th October.
  • Furthermore, she has also starred in the computer-animated comedy film, "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" in 2008.

Awards and Achievements of Lesley Stahl

  • The Dennis Kauff Journalism Award for lifetime achievement in the news profession.
  • The Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement
  • The Fred Friendly First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac College
  • Gerald Loeb Award for Television Long Form business journalism for "The Jobless Recovery"
  • The Radio Television Digital News Association's Paul White Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • The Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in Television
  • The International Center For Journalists Founders Award for Journalistic Excellence

Personal Life of Lesley Stahl

Reflecting on Lesley Stahl's personal life, she is a married woman. She is a hitched lady. Right off the bat, she was hitched to Jeffrey Gordon. The pair were hitched for a long time from 1964 to 1967. After their partition, on 17th February 1977, she wedded creator Aaron Latham. Aaron is notable as the writer who composed an article that was later recorded as Urban Cowboy Movie. Also, he was a co-essayist of the book for the fleeting 2003 Broadway musical version. The couple likewise has two kids; Taylor Stahl and Jordan Latham though their relationship status is exceptional as of now and hope it will remain as same as in the future too. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Lesley Stahl and her husband, Aaron Latham

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Net Worth of Lesley Stahl

Moving towards Lesley Stahl's net worth, she has a worth of around $20 million as of 2020 though she has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also around $1.8 million. She is a well-known television columnist who has appreciated a long vocation in the news-casting industry traversing right around thirty years. She was first qualified for a compensation of $2.3 million in the wake of joining CBS News. CBS News asked Stahl to reduce her salary by $500,000 to accommodate Couric's salary, bringing her salary down to $1.8 million when Katie Couric was hired. In addition, her major source of income is from her journalism career.

Body Measurement of Lesley Stahl

Lesley Stahl is a beautiful and versatile journalist with an enchanting character drawing in many individuals towards her. Her body construct is normal. She stands tall at a tallness of 5 ft. 6 in. She has a decent bodyweight of 60 Kg. She has blonde hair and blue eyes as her body build type is average. Lovely lady Lesley has maintained her body at this age too which is so awesome though her body measurement is 36-37-37 inches. Stahl revealed that she had been hospitalized with COVID-19 on the 3rd May 2020 broadcast of "60 Minutes", but she is healthy, fit, and fine now.

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