Net Worth: $10 Million
- Birth Place Marin County, California, U.S.
- Height 1.87 m
- Full Name Lester Holt
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth March 8, 1959
- Occupation Television journalist
- Education California State University, Sacramento
About Lester Holt
Musician and television journalist, Lester Holt has a current net worth of $10 Million. His salary alone is $1.5 Million every year. He is a popular television host and former reporter.
He anchors NBC’s ‘Today’ and ‘Nightly News’ editions for the weekend. Holt has worked as a reporter for WCBS-TV and also as a weekend reporter in Los Angeles for KNXT. He was the host for the ‘9/11 Conspiracy Theories’, ‘Dateline ID’ and the coverage of the Summer Olympics in 2008. Lester works as a narrator on the ‘Crystal Skulls’ of the Sci Fi Network. He has to his credit multiple appearances on sitcoms and serials.
Lester has worked for 19 years with the CBS network, moved to hosting the evening news at WBBM-TV in Chicago where he reported from chaotic locations such as Haiti, Somalia, Iraq, Northern Ireland and El Salvador. Joining MSNBC in 2000, he took up full-time responsibilities in August 2005 at NBC News. ‘Weekend Today’ saw him as a full time co-anchor owing to the sudden demise of David Bloom the previous co-anchor. His achievements include being the best anchor of the weekend nightly news on NBC on May 9th 2007. He has appeared on films and televisions shows like “Primal Fear”, “Red, White, or Blue”, “The Fugitive”, “Fate” and “Cleveland”’. So his wealth comes from these films too.
Born on March 8th 1959 in California, Holt has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award in 1990. He also has a Pepperdine University Honorary Doctorate that he got in 2012. He lives in Manhattan with wife Carol and sons Cameron and Stefan. Lester plays the bass guitar.