How much does news anchor Lester Holt earn in a year, as salary? Ascertain his net worth, here

News by Clarence Published on 06 Aug,2021 Updated on 06 Aug,2021

Lester Holt, an American journalist who works as an anchor for the NBC network. He presents several news shows along with fellow journalists of NBC. 

Due to this, his fans are asking a lot of questions about his net worth, salary, and annual income. So, in today's digest, we will let them know more about his net worth and career in detail.

Lester Holt's Net Worth And Income Sources

This talented journalist has been actively working in the American journalism industry for quite a long time. As a result of this, he has acquired a good amount of net worth from his profession. Lester is one of the richest journalists in the American journalism industry and receives a hefty amount from the agency.

However, his net worth varies from source to source. According to The Richest, Lester has a net worth estimated to be around $10 million with a $1.5 annual salary whereas, Celebrity Networth claims that his net worth is around $12 million and receives a handsome salary of $4 million a year.

We can conclude that his net worth is in the millions. Furthermore, he also earns a good amount of brand promotion and commercials. 

The above video shows the never heard facts about the popular news journalist Lestor Holt. His net worth will touch the sky if he continues his work. 

Lester holt's Journalism Career Timeline

Lester started his journalism career in the early 1980s. He first worked as a reporter for WCBS-TV, New York. After a year, the agency assigned him as a reporter and weekend anchor for its KNXT-TV, L.A. Then, in the year 1986, he moved to WBBM-TV, a sister channel of the CBS network, Chicago, and continued till 1999.

On the scene of Oakland fire disaster preparing for tonight's NBCNightlyNews Broadcast

— Lester Holt (@LesterHoltNBC) December 5, 2016

In 2000, another leading news channel, MSNBC, hired him as a correspondent for the agency. In 2003, MSNBC assigned him as a full-time team member for its sister channel NBC-TV. In the initial time, he served as a substitute host for NBC Nightly News and Today. Later, he became a full-time co-anchor of the Weekend today after the death of former co-anchor David Bloom.

In 2007, he became an anchor for the weekend edition of NBC Nightly News and since then, he has been hosting this show. During his tenure in NBC, he has covered several major issues like the Iraq war, the 9/11 attack, Sandy Hurricane and, the Presidential election of 2004, 2008, and 2016.

Besides this, Lester also featured in some movies and TV shows in the past such as The Fugitive, U.S. Marshals; and Primal Fear, Warehouse 13, 30 Rock.

57-years-old journalist owns a house in Manhattan, where he resides with his supportive wife and two sons. His elder son Stefan is also an anchor of 'NBC' and currently co-anchors with his father in NBC Nightly News.