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Facts of Lester Holt

Full Name:Lester Holt
Age:63 years 10 months
Birth Date:March 08,1959
Horoscope:Pisces
Lucky Number:5
Lucky Stone:Aquamarine
Lucky Color:Sea Green
Best Match for Marriage:Cancer, Scorpio
Birth Place:Marin County, California, U.S.
Father's Name:Lester Don Holt, Sr.
Mother's Name:June DeRozario
Marital Status:Married
Gender:male
Profession:Veteran journalist
Education:California State University, Cordova High School
Weight:71 kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Salary:$ 4 million per year
Net Worth:$ 12 million
Ethnicity:Mixed (Indian, English, Scottish, and Jamaican)
Nationality:American
Hair Color:Dark Brown
Eye Color:Dark Brown
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Lester Holt is a famous veteran journalist. He is currently working on NBC network. Presently, he works as the anchor of the weekday edition of ‘NBC Nightly News’.

The birth of Lester Holt’s grandson!

American journalist Lester Holt has become a proud grandfather for the first time! This NBC Nightly News host’s son Stefan Holt welcomed his first child to their family. His wife, Morgan delivered a healthy baby boy on September 5, 2017, night. Holding the little one towards the camera and with his wife standing beside him, Stefan Holt posted this picture on his Instagram handle and captioned it with the words:

“Say hello to the newest member of our family. Henry Holt, born last night in NYC. Baby and Mom are doing great! #babyholt #family,” 

https://www.instagram.com/p/BYs-ZMdABC0/

The little one was all wrapped up and barely able to keep his eyes open. But he looked too cute for words! They named the son Henry Holt. NBC News also uploaded the child’s picture on their Instagram and captioned it as:


“@LesterHoltNBC
 is a grandpa! @stefholt4ny and wife Morgan welcomed baby Henry Holt in New York City last night. #GrandpaHolt . . . . . . . . . . . #nbc #nbcnews#babyboy #lesterholt #nbcnewsnewyork.”

Lester Holt too posted pictures of him and his wife holding their grandson. He wrote:

“The big story happened just after @NBCNightlyNewslast night. Meeting our new grandson Henry. Welcome little man!”

Stefan met his wife at Pepperdine University in Malibu and they married in July 2012.

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Lester Holt’s glorious Career

Lester Holt was born on March 8, 1959, in Marin County, California to Lester Holt Sr. and June June DeRozario. He had a sister named Donna, a brother called Wayne, and a half-brother Mike Swanigan from June’s previous marriage. Mike used to work at a radio station in Alaska.

Lester Holt had an extreme and keen interest in reporting and making announcements from a very young age. He used to address and make announcements on the public address system of his school. He had secretly entered Mike’s radio station once but was kicked out. Even while at school, he had talked his way into an internship at the local KCRA TV station.

Source: Adweek (Lester Holt on his TV program)

While he was studying Government at the California State University in Sacramento, he used to do reporting of certain events for the press. He used to reach the accident scenes for reporting faster than his other crew members and hence was nicknamed as ‘Lightning Bolt Holt’.

In 1981, Lester Holt got the job with CBS Network and hence left his studies in between. He anchored shows for CBS Network and also covered Somalia, Iraq, and Haiti. In 2000, Lester joined MSNBC. He would work long hours tirelessly and still remained focused and vigilant. Hence he earned the name of ‘Iron Pants’.

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In 2003, he started work as a substitute anchor on the ‘NBC Nightly News’ as well as ‘Today’. He hosted several other shows and also moderated the US Presidential Debate and Iraq War. He also featured in ‘House of Cards’, ‘Primal Fear’, and ‘30 Rock’.

Lester Holt is a great approachable person. He loves to play guitar. Since his father used to work at the Air Force, Lester had got used to listen to and see many planes. He mastered the art of being able to tell the plane type merely by listening to it fly.

Lester Holt’s married life, Relationship

Lester Holt and his wife Carol Hagen tied the knot in May 1982 at Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco. Carol is a real estate agent. They have two children, sons Stefan and Cameron. Stefan was born on December 16, 1988. Cameron Holt is a New York-based financial analyst who works for Morgan Stanley. Stefan is married to Morgan while Cameron is not married yet. The family resides in Manhattan, New York.

Source: Heavy (Lester Holt with wife, 2 sons and son Stefan’s wife)

Lester Holt: Height, Weight

Lester Holt has maintained his body. He stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches. Similarly, his body weight is around 71 kg. He has dark brown eyes and hair.

Lester Holt: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Lester Holt has more than 133k followers on Instagram and more than 501k followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has around 179k followers on Facebook.

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