Diane Sawyer Net Worth, Salary, Children

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Facts of Diane Sawyer Net Worth, Salary, Children

Name Diane Sawyer
Birth Name Lila Diane Sawyer
Date of Birth December 22, 1945
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Gender Female
Birth Country Glasgow, KY, United States
Nationality American
Profession Television broadcast journalist
Net worth $80 Million
Salary $22 million per year
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Mike Nichols (m. 1988–2014)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blonde
Height 5 ft 8 in (174 cm)
Weight 58 kg
Body Measurement 36-25-36 in
Siblings Linda Sawyer
Education Wellesley College
TV Show Good Morning America, Prime Time

Diane Sawyer always sticks with the truth when something wrong happens. She is one of the daring journalists, who keeps herself on the front end of a regular and ongoing situation to stay close to the heart of the world.

Sawyer was born as Lila Diana Sawyer at 8:00 am-CST on 22nd December 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States. Her mother, Jean W. Dunagan was an elementary school teacher and her father, Erbon Powers Sawyers aka Tom was a county judge. See more glimpse of Sawyer’s personal life in the sections below.

Sawyer’s Current Marital Status – Single

74-year-old journalist Sawyer is reportedly living a good life as a single and independent woman. Many of her fans started querying what happened to her and why she left the journalism world suddenly? But, there were some circumstances for her to come over again and rise as an outspoken news personality.

On the other hand, Sawyer first found love with her college sweetheart, Bill Bradley, a former American senator, whom she met at Wellesley College. Nevertheless, they broke their relationship to start their professional careers. She also dated Frank Gannon, who aided former U.S. president, Richard Nixon, and diplomat, Richard Holbrooke.

Diane Sawyer and her Ex-husband Mike Nichols
Diane Sawyer and her Ex-husband Mike Nichols
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The recipient of the Emmy Award, Diane married Mike Nichols, a late film director on 29th April 1988. After spending 26 glorious years, Mike’s demise due to a heart attack paved their marriage to end on 19th November 2014. Later, his body was cremated in the resting place of Los Angeles, California.

Shares Three Step-Children with her Late Husband

Former WLKY-TV news reporter, Sawyer has three stepchildren from his beloved husband, Mike’s previous marriages. Her late spouse has one half-daughter, Daisy Nicols (born in 1964) with his second estranged wife, Margot Callas, and half-two sons, Max and Jenny Nichols with his third ex-marital partner, Annabel Davis-Goff.

Up to now, Diane’s step kids are chasing their dreams in the field of entertainment, where Max and Jenny persuade their careers as professional actors. On the other hand, her older step-daughter, Daisy is successfully working as a writer and production manager.

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Grasps $80 Million of Net Worth

Diane Sawyer’s net worth is $80 Million as of 2021. From June 2005 to June 2008, she garnered total earnings of $12 Million from her news and documentary programs with ABC News. After looking at her successful journalism work, Forbes Magazine listed her name on “The List of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.”

Back in 2016, Diane sold the 1920s French country-style stone house for $4.6 Million, which she bought with her late husband, Nichols. The accommodation consists of three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms on 3,108 square feet.

Diane Sawyer house
Diane Sawyer house
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Diane Sawyer is a member of the Broadcast Magazine Hall of Fame and Television Academy of Fame. Sawyer became America’s Junior and Kentucky’s Miss pageant holder in 1963. She is an animal lover, who possesses a pet dog, Lila. She credits Mike Wallace as her favorite mentor and best friend. Her ethnic background is English, Irish-Scottish, and German.

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