Lester Don Holt jr also known as Lester Holt who was born in the year 1959 on March 8th. He is an American journalist and news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News. After the demotion of Brian Williams in the year 2015, He was made the permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News.
Lester Holt started his career in the year 1981 with WCBS-TV in the Newyork City. After a year of time, he moved to KNXT to work as a weekend anchor. Later in the year 1983, he returned to his former channel WCBS-TV as a weekend reporter and as a reporter.
After working for a period of three years of time with WCBS-TV he moved to WBBM-TV where he spent 14 years anchoring the evening news. He also worked in some trouble spots such as Iraq, Northern Ireland, Somalia, El Salvador, and Haiti.
From the year 2003 Holt did not look back in his career. He assumed full-time duties at NBC News, where he became a substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News and Today. After a few months, Holt became a full-time co-anchor of Weekend Today due to the death of previous co-anchor David Bloom.
From the year 2007 to 2015 he has worked as the weekend edition of NBC Nightly News. He moderated the presidential debates in 2016 and interviewed President Donald Trump in 2017. This is one of the biggest achievements in his career.
Apart from his career he also appeared in many movies such as the film The Fugitive, its 1998 sequel, U.S. Marshals; and Primal Fear. He also appeared in many television shows also some of them are “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” the episode “Red, White, or Blue” of the series Due South, “Fate” of Early Edition and “A New Hope” of Warehouse 13.
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Lester Holt Parents
He is the son of June (DeRozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. Holt was born in Marin County, California. He graduated from Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova in the year 1977.
Father: Lester Don Holt, Sr
Lester Holt Wife
Carol Hagen is a licensed real estate salesperson in New York. She keeps assisting her client by relocating and maximizing resale potential. She also worked as a flight attendant.
Other than a real estate agent, Carol has also worked with many traveling companies and sales and management. So far, she has been successful in her real estate career.
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Stefan Holt Wife
He is the younger child of Lester Holt. Cameron Holt is a New York-based financial analyst with two degrees from Stanford University.