» Lester Holt

Posted On: Feb 2, 2014
Lester Holt is the renowned name and face in the media planet. This American news reporter is currently associated with the NBC network. The journalist serves the network’s show Today’s in its Weekend edition. He is also seen as news caster of the NBC Nightly News. In addition to that he also hosts the Dateline NBC. During his career span he has worked with several network and sub cables which include CBS, WCBS-TV, KNXT, MSNBC, and WBBM-TV. Prior joining TV he served as disk-jockey for the Western and Country station. His efforts and work on journalism has been honored with several prestigious awards that include Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award in 1990 for his contribution in CBS show 48 hours: No Place like Home. He was also honored with Honorary Doctorate in 2012 from Pepperdine University. The net worth of this journalist is $ 10 million and per year salary of him is estimated to be $1.5 million.

This talented and hardworking news reporter was born 8th March of 1959 in Marin Country in California. Adolescence Lester attended Cordova High School and graduated in the year 1977. Holt is also the government degree graduate of California State University which is situated in Sacramento. Starting his first on air job as dick jockey, he has actually travelled considerate distance in his career. This journalist gave 19 years of his life to the CBS in the starting of 1981. He was recruited as the correspondent for CBS New York affiliate WCBS-TV. In the year 1982, he was reporter and weekend host for the KNXT in LA. The anchor has devoted another 14 years of his life for WBBM-TV in Chicago where he never let his work limit only to anchor desk but also brought news to the people from the extensively trouble war zones such as Iraq, Somalia, Haiti, Northern Ireland and El Salvador. The journalism train of this anchor joined MSNBC in the year 2000. After 5 years in August of 2005 he started working full time at NBC contributing as co-host for the network shows like Nightly News and Today. After the death of co-host of Weekend Today David Bloom, he raised to position of the full time host for the same show. He also currently serves as the host of Dateline in NBC.

The acting venture of the reporter started after he made small appearance in the 1993 film The Fugitive. He was also seen in the film Primal Fear in 1996. In addition to this he has also led his appearance in the several episodes of series and sitcom that includes the RED, White, or Blue episode of Due South and in the Early Edition episode Fate. To add more would be he was also seen in the sitcom of NBC 30 rock and has also led his voice in the Sandwich Day episode. Furthermore he was appeared in the magazine Making Music.

Lester Holt is the successful journalist who stands 6ft 2 inch tall and is at 54 years of his age. He might not look handsome in this age but he was among the handsome and hot anchor during his time. There are his photos on internet which show his hot body and biceps. Because of his duty he has to report from the difficult and troublesome place, recently he was seen reporting on the Strom and looked so pale and also has loose lot of weight so there might be the possibility that he is not well and sick.

Moving to his personal bio, he is a married man as isn’t gay and he holds Jamaican ethnicity. The name of his wife is Carol and the couple tied their knot in 1982 and they are the parents of two sons namely Stefan and Cameron. His eldest son Stephan who was on news after he chose his father ways and joined journalism can be seen at WMAQ-TV anchoring their morning news. Lester, who spends his playing the bass guitar and spending time with his family, currently lives in Manhattan, New York along with his wife and also visits Manhattan Church of Christ.

The more and additional information about him can be obtained from his official as well as personal websites. His fan can also visit Wikipedia as it contains his personal biography.