Lila Diane Sawyer, a former assistant staff for President Richard Nixon is a celebrated television journalist, news anchor and interview program host. The dexterous, daring and devoted Diane Sawyer has incredibly won big in terms of a brand and net-worth to astounding levels ever attained in the media industry. Her acquaintance with facts coupled with her expertise have seen her turn lots of tables of success throughout her career. Do you know why she stands out amongst her peers in the media industry? Her paycheck, she checks in a huge annual salary!
Diane Sawyer Marriage Details
Diane Sawyer got married to the late Mike Nichols in 2014, but after his demise she opted to live a single life. Nichols was a film and theatre director, producer and actor. It is rumored that Diane dated Richard Holbrooke, an American diplomat before her marriage. Diane does not have any child.
Diane Sawyer Net Worth
Diane Sawyer, host of ABC news bags in a paycheck of $22 million annually. Cumulatively, she is worth $80 million. Her major sources of income include among others TV and journalism; she is a journalist and host of ABC News and co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America. Diane $4.6 million villa in Tisbury in addition to infinite properties in high end suburbs. Her garaged is parked with high end automobile, popular amongst them being Jaguar, Mercedes, and Rolls Royce whose value sum up to approximately $1 million. In 1997, Diane Sawyer was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
Diane Sawyer Education And Early Life
In 1963, Diane represented the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the event of Annual America’s Junior Miss Scholar Pageant. She emerged the winner of the event by submitting an outstanding essay on the differences between the music of the north and the south during the Civil War.
Diane enrolled at Wellesley College, Massachusetts in 1967 where she attained her first degree (Bachelors of Arts in English). While at Wellesley College, Diane was a member of the Phi Sigma Lecture Society. She later joined the University of Louisville to study law.
Diane Sawyer Career Details
Diane career call journalism began with WLKY-TV in Louisville. She later moved to Washington DC to seek out for better platforms. She became an assistant staff for Richard Nixon, the US President. At the White House, she was tasked with public statements for address by the President. A few months later, she was elevated the position of administrative assistant to the then Press Secretary of the White House, Ron Zeigler. Her two-year tenure with Nixon-Ford transition team (1974 to 1975) saw her great support to the President especially with his interviews with the renowned David Frost, a notable journalist.
Diane returned to Washington D.C in 1997 to join CBS News as a general assignment reporter. Three years later in 1980, she was assigned to be the political correspondent before co-anchoring a C – minute CBS News one year later in 1981.
Diane Sawyer Awards
Diane Sawyer has been honored with the prominent Emmy award. Other awards include Peabody Award and Daytime Emmy Award. In 2010, she was honored with Walter Cronkite Award for her exceptionally spectacular work in journalism.
Diane Sawyer Bio: Age, Siblings
The 74 year old Diane Sawyer was born on December 22nd, 1945 to Tom Sawyer and Jean W. Sawyer. Diana has one sibling whose name is Linda Sawyer. Diana once worked at the Seneca.