Lester Holt Net Worth
Lester Holt Net Worth and salary: Lester Holt is an American news journalist and anchor who has a net worth of $12 million. Lester Holt was born March 8, 1959 in Marin County, California. He is best known for the Weekend editions of NBC's Today, (Weekend Today) and NBC Nightly News. He is also the anchor for Dateline NBC. Holt began his broadcast career with CBS in 1981. He worked in New York City for a year before moving to the west coast and the CBS affiliate in Los Angeles. Reporting and anchoring stints in New York and Chicago followed. While in Chicago, he served as anchor and news reporter, covering international and national stories. In 2000, Holt joined the NBC family by landing at MSNBC. By 2005, he was substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News and Today. By 2007, he was anchoring both the weekend edition of Today and the Nightly News. His work at NBC and NBC-owned stations includes stints with The History Channel and the SyFy channel. Movie and TV fans love Lester's cameos, too. He's appeared in The Fugitive, Miracle on 34th Street and 30 Rock and in 2014 'sat in' with The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon's house band The Roots. He lives in New York City with his wife Carol and their two children. He's an avid musician, playing the bass guitar. Lester Holt has been the recipient of the 1990 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for his work on CBS's 48 Hours: No Place Like Home and the 2012 Honorary Doctorate from Pepperdine University.