Diane Sawyer Bio, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, ABC News, Net Worth

Diane Sawyer

Diane Sawyer Biography

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  20/20. Prior to her journalism career, she was a member of U.S. President Richard Nixon’s White House staff and assisted in his post presidency memoirs.

Diane Sawyer Age

Sawyer was born on 22nd December, 1945, Glasgow, Kentucky, U.S.

Diane Sawyer Height

Diane stand at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Diane Sawyer Education

Sawyer attended Seneca High School in the Buechel area of Louisville. Sawyer matriculated at Wellesley College graduating in 1967.

Diane Sawyer Nationality

Sawyer is an American.

Diane Sawyer Parents

Diane was born to Jean W an elementary school teacher and Erbon Powers “Tom” Sawyer a county judge.

Diane Sawyer Siblings

Sawyer keeps her private life away from the media. As a result her siblings’ names are not known.

Diane Sawyer Husband

Sawyer was in relationships with Frank Gannon, aide to President Richard Nixon, as well as American diplomat Richard Holbrooke. On 29th April, 1988, she married film and theatre director producer and actor Mike Nichols. Nichols had two daughters and a son from previous marriages. He died on November 19, 2014, at the age of 83.

Diane Sawyer Children

Diane and Mike Nichols had two daughters and a son from previous marriages.

Diane Sawyer ABC News

Diane works at ABC News mainly focusing on creating specials and conducting high-profile interviews. Sawyer was announced on 2nd September, 2009 as the successor to Charles Gibson who retired as the anchor of ABC World News, on 18th December, 2009. Sawyer left GMA on 11th December, 2009, and was scheduled to become the ABC World News anchor in January 2010.

Sawyer has traveled extensively across the United States and abroad to report on and investigate a wide range of topics. She has covered nearly every major news event and interviewed a diverse group of newsmakers and personalities. She traveled to North Korea in October 2006 and brought viewers an unprecedented look inside the secretive country. Throughout the week, Sawyer reported live for “Good Morning America” from the country’s capital city of Pyongyang.

Sawyer is one of the few Western journalists ever to report from North Korea on the famine and the government’s attempt to keep it secret. In January 2005, She traveled to Southeast Asia and reported live on the aftermath of the tsunami that left a path of death and destruction behind. Sawyer’s additional overseas reporting includes her coverage of the attempted coup in Moscow, when she made her way into the office of Boris Yeltsin at the moment the attempted Soviet coup was at its crisis.

Diane Sawyer and Matthew Perry

Perry reveals in a preview of the upcoming interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC News that Jennifer Aniston was the one who reached out the most when his drinking spiraled out of control, Perry, who confirmed taking Methadone, Xanax and consuming a “full quart of vodka” a day in addition to 55 Vicodin a day, admitted Aniston told him, “We know you’re drinking.”

Diane Sawyer Salary

Diane earns an annual estimated salary of USD 100,000.

Diane Sawyer Net Worth

Sawyer net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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