Facts of Lester Holt
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||61 years old|
|Family Name :||Holt|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Pisces|
|Height :||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||Lester Don Holt, Jr|
|Father||Lester Holt Sr.|
|Birth Place/City||Marin County, California|
|Working For||NBC News|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Face Color||Mix White|
|Hair Color||Brown Dark|
|Eye Color||Brown Dark|
|Weight in KG||71 kg|
|Married to||Carol Hagen (m. 1982)|
|Children||Stefan Holt, Cameron Holt|
|Education||California State University, Sacramento|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Wiki,instagram|
Lester Don Holt Jr. is a news journalist who anchors NBC Nightly News and the weekend editions of NBC's Today Show. In 1997, he graduated from Cordova High School and majored in Government from California State University but he never graduated. He started his career on air as a disc jockey for a radio station. He is known for his work on Mystery of the Crystal Skulls, Dateline NBC and 2012: Startling New Secrets.
Early Life of Lester Holt
Born on March 8, 1959, Lester Don Holt Jr is popularly known as the anchor of NBC Nightly News. He was raised in Marin Country, California to June (DeRozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. He was the youngest of four children of his parents.
He has mixed ethnicity, Lester parental grandparents were Jamaican and his maternal grandfather was of half English and half Indian descent.
Early Education and Career of Lester Holt
Holt graduated from Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, California. Later he joined the California State University, Sacramento and majored in government.
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His first on-air job was at a Country and Western station as a disc jockey. His interest in journalism drives him to pursue his career towards anchoring.
Lester Holt Career
Lester got his first job as a reporter in 1981 at WCBS-TV and after a gap of a year, he became a reporter and weekend anchor on KNXT in Los Angeles.
In 1986, Holt moved to WBBM-TV and served almost 14 years as an evening news reporter. He joined the MSBNC in 2000 but in 2003, he worked for NBC News as a substitute anchor.
Besides anchoring, he was seen in several movies and series but as a minor character. During the presidential candidate debates in 2016, he was praised by Donald Trump because of his outstanding work.
Lester Holt Net Worth
Lester Holt holds an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Lester Holt Personal life
Mr. Holt is a married man, he exchanged a vow with Carol Hagen in 1982. The duo first met when Hagen was a flight attendant and Holt was a college student.
His wife, Hagen is also a renowned name in the real estate business as she served as a licensed real estate salesperson based in New York. She has even worked at a travel industry and cosmetic industry.
Currently, Lester resides in Manhattan with his wife along with his two sons; Stefan and Cameron. He attends the Manhattan Church of Christ in New York.
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The 58 years old reporter has a quite impressive net worth of $10 million and his estimated salary is $4 million.