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What is Lesley Stahl's Net Worth? Find All the Details Here

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What is Lesley Stahl's Net Worth? Find All the Details Here

Learn all the net worth and earning details of the American journalist Lesley Stahl.

Lesley Stahl is best known for her work in CBS News, where she spent most of her career as a journalist. She's mainly known as a reporter of CBS's '60 minutes,' which she's been doing since 1991.

Many people are interested to learn more about her personal and professional life. Below, we take a look at the details of her net worth and earnings to get to know how much she's made so far in her career.

What is Lesley Stahl's Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lesley Stahl's estimated net worth is $40 million as of March 2021. She made her fortune through her career as a television journalist.

Lesley Stahl's estimated net worth is $40 million as of March 2021.

Lesley Stahl's estimated net worth is $40 million as of March 2021.
Source: CBS News

Lesley began her major career with CBS News, where she started as a producer in 1971. She began to report for CBS's '60 Minutes' in 1991. Her responsibilities included reporting news and television investigations. She also did numerous award-winning foreign reporting.

Before she joined '60 Minutes,' Stahl served as a  CBS News White House correspondent. She covered the presidencies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan at the time. She also oversaw a part of the term of George H. W. Bush.

Stahl's reports frequently appeared on 'The CBS Evening News,' first with Walter Cronkite, then with Dan Rather, and on other CBS News broadcasts. She also served as a moderator of 'Face the Nation,' CBS News' Sunday public affairs broadcast from September 1983 to May 1991.

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As a moderator, Lesley interviewed many prominent political personalities. Some of them included world leaders like Margaret Thatcher, Boris Yeltsin, and Yasser Arafat. Between 1990 and 1991, she was the co-host with Charles Kuralt of 'America Tonight,' which was a daily CBS News late-night broadcast of interviews and essays.

Lesley Stahl Was Born in a Jewish Family

Lesley Stahl was born in 1941 to a Jewish family in the Boston suburb of Lynn, Massachusetts. Her parents raised her in Swampscott, Massachusetts. Her father, Louis E. Stahl, is a food company executive. Her mother's name is Dorothy J. (née Tishler).

Lesley Stahl was born in 1941 to a Jewish family.

Lesley Stahl was born in 1941 to a Jewish family.
Source: Wikipedia

Lesley went to study at Wheaton College, where she was an honors graduate and majored in history. In 1977, she married an author and journalist named Aaron Latham. The two share a daughter at present.

Lesley's husband Aaron wrote an article that became an inspiration for the movie 'Urban Cowboy.' He co-wrote its script with director James Bridges. Also, he co-wrote the book for the short-lived 2003 Broadway musical version.

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He is also a regular contributor to publications as 'Rolling Stone,' 'Esquire,' 'Talk,' and 'The New York Times.' He's written a few novels too, and co-written the screenplays 'Perfect,' also with Bridges, another film inspired by his articles, and 'The Program.'

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