- Career growth and net worth
- Honors and Awards
- Who is Lester Holt wife?
- Bio and wiki
Lester Don Holt, Jr professionally called as Lester Holt was born on 8th March 1959 in Marin County, California, United States of America. Lester Holt ethnicity is mixed with his parents. Lester Holt family basically came from a Jamaican descendant from his mother’s side and the rest of West African and Scottish descendants. He is the son of June (DeRozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. Holt attended Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, California and completed his high school education in the year 1977. Later, he studied at California State University in Sacramento majoring in Government but he never completed his graduation. Lester Holt ethnicity is black and belongs to American nationality.
Career growth and net worth
By profession, Lester Holt is American television journalist and an anchor. Holt started his career in journalism working for WCBS TV as a reporter in 1981. He served there for a year and later moved to KNXT as a weekend anchor and reporter. From the year 1983 to 1986, he worked as a TV anchor in WCBS TV and became a TV anchor and reporter for WBBM TV until the year 2000. From the millennium year, he is working at NBC News. He worked as a MSNBC and NBC News correspondent from 2000 to 2003, as a co-anchor in Weekend Today from 2003 to 2015, as a fill-in anchor in Today from 2003 to 2014 and as a weekend anchor in NBC Nightly News from 2007 to 2015. At present, he is a NBC news anchor since 2007, dateline NBC anchor since 2011 and NBC Nightly News anchor since June 2015. As per the data of 2017, Lester Holt net worth is estimated to be approximately 12 million dollars and earns salary of around 4 million dollars per year. Besides being a television journalist, Lester Holt net worth also increases though sponsorships, ads and endorsements. In addition to his profession, he made cameo appearance in the film The Fugitive in 1993 and in its sequel in 1998, in U.S Marshals and Primal fear in 1996. He was also featured in the series Due South, early edition, Warehouse 13 and 30 Rock.
Honors and Awards
In the year 1990, he was honored with Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for his work on CBS’s 48 Hours: No Place Like Home. Similarly, he was awarded with Honorary Doctorate from Pepperdine University and from California State University, Sacramento in the year 2012 and 2015 respectively. Likewise, he was inducted into the California Hall of Fame on 28th October 2015 and was honored with Alan B. DuMont Broadcast of the Year from Montclair State University.
Who is Lester Holt wife?
Focusing on Lester Holt family, Holt got married with Carol Hagen in the year 1982. Lester Holt wife Hagen is an actress and has become the judge of the television show Bristol. She is the only female judge in the show. After their marriage, Lester Holt wife gave birth to two cute sons. Currently, the happy family is living together in Manhattan. Lester Holt son are named as Stefan Holt and Cameron Holt. Stefan completed his graduation from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and is the morning news anchor in WMAQ TV NBC5 in Chicago. Similarly, Cameron did his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at Stanford University majoring in mathematical and computational science, and management science and engineering respectively. Since June 2013, he is working as an associate in Morgan Stanley in New York.
Bio and wiki
Talking about Lester Holt bio, he is popular among of his fans and followers through various social sites. So, one can know about his updated news via Facebook where he has approximately 159,968 likes and 159,065 followers. Likewise, he has more than 400k followers in Twitter which he has been using it since March 2009. Lester Holt bio is also easily available in the most visited site Wikipedia and IMDb.