Diane Sawyer Biography and Wiki
Lila Diane Sawyer is an American television broadcast journalist known for anchoring major programs on two networks including ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, and Prime newsmagazine while at ABC News.
Diane Sawyer’s Age and Birthday
Sawyer was born on 22 December 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States. Currently, Sawyer is 76 years old.
Diane Sawyer Height and Weight
Sawyer stands approximately 1.75 m tall and weighs about 58 kg.
Diane Sawyer Educational Background
Sawyer Attended Seneca High School for junior education. When she graduated from high school she managed to join Wellesley College for higher education. Sawyer earned her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 1967 and then returned to Louisville for work. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English.
Diane Sawyer Family
Sawyer was born and raised in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States. She was brought up with her sibling Linda Sawyer. The two were raised by their supportive parents Erbon Powers Sawyer and Jean W. Sawyer.
Diane Sawyer’s Husband and Children
Sawyer is a happily married woman. She is married to Mike Nichols. The two got married in the year between 1988. Sawyer has not yet revealed details about her children in the public. Her husband die in 2014.
Diane Sawyer Career
Immediately after Sawyer graduated from her College education in Massachusetts in 1967 she returned to Louisville to work as a television weather reporter. Sawyer was part of the President Nixon transition team from 1974 to 1975 and assisted Nixon in the writing of his memories in 1974 and 1975. In the year 1967 to 1970 Sawyer worked for WLKY-TV, and from 1970 to 1974 she worked as a White House press aide.
Sawyer become a co-anchor of CBS Morning News in 1981 and became a correspondent for 60 minutes in 1984. After years with 60 minutes, Sawyer moved from the CBS network to ABC, she has co-anchored Primetime Live, Good Morning America, and 20/20. Sawyer was the first female correspondent of 60 minutes in history. Sawyer has been a trailblazer for female Journalists and one of the most recognized.
Diane Sawyer’s Net Worth and Salary
Sawyer has an estimated net worth of $ 70 million – $ 80 million and earns an annual salary of up to $22 million.