Lesley Stahl Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, CBS, Husband and Net worth

Lesley Stahl
Lesley Stahl

Lesley Stahl Biography

Lesley Stahl, born Lesley Rene Stahl is an American television journalist anchor, correspondent, and writer. For most of her career, she has spent with CBS News and reported for CBS on 60 minutes, having been affiliated with that network since 1972; she has reported for CBS’ 60 Minutes since 1991.

Stahl her fame rose after reporting the Watergate scandal which was a major political scandal that happened in the United States in the early 1970s. During the presidential rule of ‘Jimmy Carter’, ‘Ronald Regan’ and ‘George H. W Bush’ she was a white house correspondent.

Because of her prominent work, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Colgate University and another from Loyola College in Maryland in 2008.

Lesley Stahl Age

She was born on December 16, 1941, in Lynn, MA. She is 81 years old.

Lesley Stahl Family

Stahl was born on Dec 16, 1941, to a wealthy Jewish family in Lynn, Massachusetts. She was brought up in Swampscott, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of Dorothy J. (née Tishler), and Louis E. Stahl, a food company executive.

Lesley Stahl Husband

Lesley was Previously married to Jeffrey Gordon a biologist, in 1964 but got divorced in 1967 after three years. She got married on Feb 17, 1977, to a writer and director Aaron Latham after the separation, and have a child together named Taylor Stahl.

Lesley Stahl Daughter

Lesley’s daughter is known as Taylor Stahl who is married to Andrew Major since 2007. She is the vice president of Double Feature Films production. The couple has a daughter named Jordan who was born on January 30, 2011.

Lesley Stahl 60 Minutes

In 1972 Lesley joined CBS News and later became a correspondent in 1974. “I was born on my 30th birthday,” Stahl later wrote about the experience. “Everything up till then was prenatal.” Lesley credits her CBS News hire to the Federal Communication Commission’s 1972 inclusion of ladies in its social action mandate: “the television networks were scouring the country for ladies and blacks with any news experience the least bit. an acquaintance in new york had called to inform me a few memos floating around CBS News mandating that ‘the next reporter we hire will be a lady.'”

According to Connie Chung, Bernard Shaw and Lesley were “the two other ‘affirmative action babies’ in what became referred to as the category of ’72.” In an interview on her time period at CBS Stahl reflected how, on the night of the ’72 Nixon-McGovern election returns, she found her on-air studio chair marked with masking paper, not along with her name like her colleagues, but with “Female.” Stahl was Susan Zirinsky’s mentor who was a CBS news producer.

Lesley Religion

She was born to a Jewish family.

Lesley Stahl Grandmother

Throughout Becoming Grandma, Stahl shares stories about her own life with granddaughters Jordan and Chloe, about how her relationship with her daughter, Taylor, has changed, and how being a grandfather has affected her husband, Aaron. In an era when baby boomers are becoming grandparents in droves and when young parents need all the help they can get raising their children, Stahl’s book is a timely and affecting read that redefines a cherished relationship.

Lesley Stahl Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $40 million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.

Lesley Stahl New Book

Stahl has written two books :

  1. Reporting Live was published in 1999
  2. Becoming Grandma