Lester Holt is an American journalist who anchors the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News. Holt was born in 8th March, 1959 in Marin County, California. Holt is also known for the anchor of Dateline NBC. Holt attended California State University majoring in government in 1977 however, Holt never graduated. On 18th June, 2015, Holt was made permanent anchor on NBC Nightly News. As per Lester Holt bio, Holt is popular all the social networking platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Lester Holt Facebook page has over 160,000 likes. Similarly, in his Instagram account there are 63,000 followers with more than 80 posts.
As of 2017, Lester Holt net worth is $ 12 million. Holt started his career with CBS in 1981 as a reporter for WCBS-TV in New York City. After one year, in 1982, Holt became a reporter and weekend anchor on KNXT in Los Angeles. Again, in the next year, Holt returned to WCBS-TV as a reporter and weekend anchor. In 1986, Holt moved to Chicago and joined WBBM-TV and anchored the evening news for 14 years. Holt also reported extensively from troubled spots around the world such as Iraq, Northern Ireland, Haiti, Somalia and El Salvador. In 2003 Holt worked as full time duty in NBC News and became substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News and Today. Then, Holt became a full time co-anchor of Weekend Today. Holt anchored a two-hour daily newscast on MSNBC until late 2005. In May, 2007, Holt was an anchor of weekend edition of NBC Nightly News. Holt has also hosted about 9/11 conspiracy theories for The History Channel, served for NBC Sports coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics as sports desk reporter. On the Investigation Discovery network, Holt was the host of Dateline on ID which was an edition of Dateline NBC. Holt covered the absence of Williams from anchoring Nightly news as Williams had controversy of exaggeration of Iraq War story. Holt was permanent NBC Nightly News anchor kept by NBC while Williams to MSNBC at the end of suspension in 17th June, 2015. In January, 2016 Holt was a moderator in Democratic presidential candidates’ debate with a panel of NBC political reporters as well as first presidential debate on 26th September 2016. Currently, Holt is a host for NBC Dateline. Beside these work, in 1998, Holt appeared in the film The Fugitive, U.S. Marshals and Primer Fear in 1996 and on television shows such as Red, White or Blue, Fate, A New Hope etc.
Lester Holt family consist of his wife, parents and two sons. Holt parents are June (De Rozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. Holt two sons are Stefan and Cameron. Stefan was morning news anchor in WMAQ-TV in Chicago. Stefan graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu in 2009. Lester Holt wife name is Carol Hagen.
Currently, Lester Holt is 58 years old. Even in this age, Holt looks smart and handsome. Holt has maintained his body through proper diet and exercise however, Lester Holt weight loss news in not in any websites. Holt height is about 6 feet and 2 inches. Holt has athletic body type with weight of 71 kg. Brown dark colored eye with dark brown colored hair has suited his mixed white face.