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Lester Holt Biography

Updated On 25 Jun, 2017 Published On 25 Jun, 2017
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Facts of Lester Holt

Date of Birth :
Age : 65 years old
Family Name : Holt
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Lester Holt
Birth Name Lester Don Holt, Jr
Mother June Holt
Father Lester Holt Sr.
Birth Place/City Marin County, California
Profession Television journalist
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Nationality American
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
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Carol Hagen (m. 1982)
Children Stefan Holt, Cameron Holt
Divorce N/A
Education California State University, Sacramento
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Twitter, Wiki,instagram
TV Show Today

Relationship short Statistics of Lester Holt

What is Lester Holt marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Lester Holt have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Lester Holt having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Lester Holt Gay ? No

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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Net Worth

The 58 years old reporter has a quite impressive net worth of $10 million and his estimated salary is $4 million. 

Lester Holt Married

First Marriage with Carol

She is a lovely and kindhearted lady who have a good understanding and bonding with her husband.

Lester Holt Children

SON : Stefan

Mother: Carol

He is a graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, and is now the morning news anchor at WMAQ-TV NBC5 Chicago.

SON : Cameron

Mother: Carol

He is a intelligent, disciplined and hard working guy. He enjoys his leisure time having fun with his family.

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