LESTER Holt is the anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, the network’s flagship broadcast.
Holt is the “most-trusted television news personality in America” according to a 2018 Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll.
Lester Holt in 2018[/caption]
What is Lester Holt’s net worth?
It is believed that journalist Lester Holt has a net worth of $35million.
In addition to hosting NBC Nightly News, Holt has served as principal anchor of Dateline NBC for the last decade.
Holt, who is 62, has been with NBC News since 2000.
“Trust is at the heart of what we do,” he told The Hollywood Reporter in 2018.
“The recent sustained attacks on the truth remind us how precious that is. To me, there is no higher honor than to have earned that trust.”
Holt has been a journalist for four decades and has reported on stories all over the world.
Lester Holt in 1981[/caption]
“One of Holt’s trademarks is his on-the-ground reporting and his deep commitment to providing viewers with first-person accounts when disaster and tragedy strikes,” his NBC News bio reads.
He has covered more than a dozen natural disasters, including the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Holt moderated the first presidential debate of 2016, the most-watched debate in American history at the time.
The following year the journalist interviewed President Donald Trump.
He has captured multiple Emmy Awards and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award.
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Is Lester Holt married?
Holt and his wife Carol Hagen have been married since May of 1982.
The couple reportedly met in 1980 when Hagen was a flight attendant – and Holt was a student at California State University.
They have two sons together, Stefan and Cameron.