Leland Vittert is an American journalist. He worked for Fox News for 11 years, first as a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem and later as a news presenter. Vittert worked as a substitute host on Fox & Friends, America’s Newsroom, and Happening Now.
Currently, Leland is working as a national correspondent and morning news anchor for NewsNation. The stylish journalist also won Westword’s Best Hair on a TV Anchor Award in 2007.
Leland Vittert Age, Bio, Education, Family
The high-ranked journalist was born on August 31, 1982, in Illinois, United States. Furthermore, the journalist is 39 years old. Leland’s parents Mark Vittert and Carol Vittert met & fell in love in Leland and he was named after the town.
Leland’s sister Liberty Vittert is a television chef, political commentator, and host of Liberty’s Great American Cookbook. Vittert has not disclosed his relationship with anybody. He doesn’t wear a ring on his finger so it is safe to assume that the journalist is single.
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The journalist completed The General Course, a one-year study abroad program at the London School of Economics. Later, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Leland Vittert Career and Achievements
Leland began his career as an intern at KTVI-TV in St. Louis, MO. After completing his internship, Vittert began his career at ABC 9 based in Orlando, FL. The journalist also has experience working for broadcasters such as ABC 7, NBC 50 and NBC 15.
The aspiring journalist joined Fox News in 2010. For the first four years, he served as a Middle East news correspondent in Jerusalem. Later, he returned to Washington as an anchor and correspondent. In addition to anchoring, Vittert often hosts shows such as Fox and Friends, America’s Newsroom, and Happening Now.
Vittert also won and award for the best hair on tv anchor award. Likewise, the journalist was nominated for Emmy awards at a young age for clearing a police officer wrongly accused of rape.
Leland Vittert Net Worth
Leland Vittert has a staggering net worth of $1.5 million. He hasn’t disclosed his salary yet. However, according to PayScale, the average salary of a news anchor is $49k – $122k. So, we can assume that the high-rank journalist earns at least $100k a year.
Apart from his career at Fox News, the actor is currently working at NewsNation as national correspondent and news anchor. This job also generates him a handsome salary.
Leland can be seen living a very luxurious lifestyle. With a nice house and, a luxurious car, the journalist seems to have earned a huge fortune for himself.
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