Leigh Searcy is a news reporter at LEX18 news. She is one of those journalists who enjoyed her news career despite involving in an industry facing continuous disruption. She pursued broadcast journalism while in high school and started thinking like a reporter incredulously.
Who Is Leigh Searcy Married to?
Leigh Searcy, an American news reporter is officially a married woman. She tied the knot with her long-term boyfriend, Heath Dotson in the 2000s. The blonde beauty remains tight-lipped when it comes to opening her personal life.
Ms.Searcy shares two beautiful children with her spouse. The couple gave birth to their first child Reece in December 2006, and the second Olivia in June 2008. Searcy is an avid pet love; she gas two dogs and two cats.
According to Searcy, her husband and the father of her sons is a Versailles Police Officer. The family of four resides in their Lexington, Kentucky home with the spacious horse farms which make the area so unique.
What is Leigh Searcy's Net Worth?
Leigh Searcy possesses an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020. Dotson's wife is currently working as a news reporter at WLEX-TV based in Kentucky. Leigh Searcy receives a salary of at least $38,023 to $44,000 per year
Before this, she's contributed a lot to different news stations such as KMOV-TV (ST. Louis), KCTV-TV (Kansas City, MO), WBIR-TV Knoxville, Tennessee), WWLP-TV, WGGB-TV, and KAMR-TV in Amarillo, Texas.
Leigh Searcy Donates Kidney to Stranger
Leigh Searcy, WLEX-Tv reporter donated a kidney on 18 August 2013 to a woman she did not know. Searcy tried to keep it a mystery for nearly two months but later decided to come forward in an attempt for the sake of encouraging more people to become living donors.
The news reporter told the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital officials, she would like to meet the recipient of the woman. She had heard stories of people giving away a kidney and had covered stories of someone requiring a transplant.
Searcy spent three days in the hospital after the laparoscopic surgery and spent another six weeks recuperating at home. The mother to two kids said she never doubted that and is not aware of the missing kidney. The surgery did not affect her lifestyle.
Wiki-Bio of Leigh Searcy
Leigh Searcy was born in the 1960s in Versailles, Kentucky to American parents. Searcy obtained a degree in broadcast journalism from Western Kentucky University. When it comes to hobbies or interests Leigh enjoys horseback riding, outdoor activities like traveling and decorating. Her favorite movie includes Bette Midler and any Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman movie.
One of Searcy's most memorable moment is she helped a guy named Antonio Reese get a van as he was randomly shot in the head while riding with family. The boy who received an injury spent months for recovery.
Leigh Searcy Affairs
First Affair with Heath Dotson
Leigh Searcy is married to Heath Dotson, an army officer since the 2000s. They have been together for nearly two decades.