Diane Sawyer

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth December 22, 1945 (age 68)
Nationality American
Profession News anchor
Working for ABC News
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Mike Nichols (husband)
Married on m. 1988
Children(s) Max Nichols, Daisy Nichols, Jenny Nichols
Net Worth(s) $60 million
Name on Birth Lila Diane Sawyer (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.75 m
Weight 54 kg (approx.)
Religion Christian
Eye Color Brown, Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Twitter @DianeSawyer
Body Measurements 35 - 26 - 32 inch. (approx.)
Age N/A

Diane Sawyer is known for her work on World News with Diane Sawyer (1953), 60 Minutes (1968) and Primetime Wednesday (1989).


Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, USA as Lila Diana Sawyer.


Soon after her birth, her family moved to Louisville, Kentucky. Diane, as a teen, said she was insecure and something of a loner. She would say that she was happy going off by herself or with a group of friends.

School College

Sawyer attended Seneca High School in the Buechel area of Louisville. She served as an editor-in-chief for her school newspaper.

In 1967, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. There, she was a member of the Wellesley College Blue Notes, an a cappella group, and Phi Sigma Lecture Society. She attended one semester of law school at the University of Louisville before turning to journalism.

Father, Mother

Sawyer is the daughter of Jean W. Sawyer, an elementary school teacher, and Erbon Powers "Tom" Sawyer, a judge. Her father was Kentucky's Jefferson County Judge/Executive when he was killed in a car accident on Louisville's Interstate 64 in 1969.

Children Kids

She has no children. Her husband Nichols has two daughters and a son from previous marriages.

Boyfriend, dating and affair

Sawyer had previously had relationships with Frank Gannon, a Nixon aide, and Richard Holbrooke, a U.S diplomat.

Career Life and Jobs

Sawyer got her start in TV in Louisville, Kentucky, and then became a press aide for the White House during the Richard Nixon administration. She later assisted Nixon with his memoirs. She ended up at CBS in 1978, moving up the network ladder and eventually landing a gig alongside Mike Wallace on the news magazine 60 Minutes (1984-89). She then jumped to ABC in 1989, co-hosting Primetime Live and 20/20 and, at one point, becoming the highest-paid woman in American TV news. Sawyer built her reputation on tough investigative reports and interviews with world leaders and pop culture figures, and in 1999 she became an anchor for their daily show Good Morning America. On 21 December 2009 she moved into the anchor chair of World News Tonight.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

On April 29, 1988, she married television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols. They have no children.

Hot, legs, feet, and pictures

She manages to look hot and attractive even at this age. Her legs and feet are admired by many people who know her since early years. Her pictures are found on various sites.

Height, weight and age

She has a nice height of 175 centimeters and the height suits her personality. She has also maintained a good height-weight balance.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

She is an American citizen and she is of white ethnicity. She follows Christianity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Diane Sawyer is an American television journalist who has a net worth of $60 million. She has been paid very well throughout her career.

Body Measurements, Body Shape, Body Figure

She has an attractive body. Even at this age, she still manages to be fit and fine.

Award and Achievement

In 2001 she was named one of the thirty most-powerful women in America by the Ladies' Home Journal. In 2007 she ranked 62nd on "Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women". She has won multiple awards, including a 2009 Peabody Award for her work on A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains. She also won a Robert F. Kennedy award for journalism, and 3 Emmy awards for broadcast journalism.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

On November 14, 2011, Diane secured another exclusive by being the first person to interview Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, ten months after she survived an assassination attempt. Sawyer spent the day with the wounded politician and her husband Mark Kelly, and observed Giffords during a speech therapy session. Diane since told People Magazine, "Of all the people I've interviewed, she's right there at the top."

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