Last updated on March 4th, 2023 at 01:52 am
Ashleigh Banfield Biography and Wikipedia
Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American award-winning journalist currently working as a host of “Banfield”on NewsNation. Previously, she worked as a legal analyst and host for Court TV, as well as a regular contributor to Investigation Discovery’s ID “Murder Mystery” series. She also worked at CNN News based in New York City as the host of her own show. Banfield also appeared as a Weekend News anchor for CFRN TV in Edmonton. She even did several episodes of Court TV as a legal attorney.
Ashleigh Banfield Education
Banfield attended Balmoral Hall School which is a private University preparatory school held in Winnipeg Manitoba. Later, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and French from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario.
Ashleigh Banfield Age and Birthday
How old is Ashleigh? Banfield is 55 years old as of 2023. She was born Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield on December 29, 1967, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her birthday is celebrated on 29th December every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Sagittarius.
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Ashleigh Banfield Nationality and Ethnicity
Ashleigh holds Canadian-American citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada but settled in the United States when she was older. She is of white-British-Canadaian ethnicity/heritage.
Ashleigh Banfield Height
How tall is Ashleigh? Banfield stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches. She also maintains an average body weight of around 58 kg. However, information regarding her other body measurements is currently not yet available. Banfield also has gorgeous blonde hair and her eye color is dark brown.
Ashleigh Banfield Parents
Ashleigh was born and raised in Winnipeg, Minnesota, Canada as the daughter of John Alexander Banfield (father) and Suzanne Elizabeth Holland (mother). She finished her studies in Canada and moved to the University of British Columbia where she stayed for a while pursuing French studies in Vancouver, British Columbia until 1992. Her parents worked very hard to ensure Banfield had a stable career in journalism.
Ashleigh Banfield Husband
Is Ashleigh Married? Banfield is currently married to her husband Chris Haynor. The couple got married officially through a wedding ceremony held in 2017. More details about her husband are currently under review.
Ashleigh was previously married to her ex-husband, Howard Gould, a real estate financier and co-founder of the carbon credit trading company called Equator Environmental. The two love birds exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony that was held on an elegant wooden yacht at the Royal Lake of the Wood Yacht Club in Canada in 2004. However, they ended up divorcing in 2016.
Ashleigh Banfield Kids
Banfield and her ex-husband, Howard Gould share two adorable children named Jay Fischer Gould and Ridley Banfield Gould. Ashleigh now shares custody of the kids with her ex-husband.
Ashleigh Banfield Salary
Banfield working as a correspondent news anchor and a host earns an annual salary ranging from $68,000 to $200, 000.
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Ashleigh Banfield New Show on CNN
Ashleigh currently serves as a News anchor and co-host on CNN News based in New York City, New York. Previously, she began her career in 1986 as a weekend anchor and reporter for CJBN News based in Kenora, Ontario. She then went on to anchor the weekend evening newscasts at CFRN TV in Edmonton from 1989 to 1992. Banfield even appeared as an evening news anchor for CICT News based in Calgary from 1992 to 1995.
During her time in Calgary, she was able to win Iris Awards in 1994 for categories in Best news Documentary and Best of Festival. One year later, Ashleigh worked as a freelance associate producer for ABC’s World News Tonight show where she covered the 1991 Bush Gorbachev Summit in Russia. At CNN, Banfield’s first main task was to anchor the Legal View and Early start. Later, she was given her own show on CNN which has been running for close to three years now.
Ashleigh Banfield Net Worth
Banfield is an American Journalist and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars as of 2021.
Ashleigh Banfield Court TV
Court Tv is a famous American reality crime series that brings viewers bizarre stories that incorporates the most popular cases in the Court TV past and present that have captured the attention of people worldwide. The series featured Ashleigh as the main attorney who talked about some of these most popular cases.
Ashleigh Banfield Political Party
Information regarding Ashleigh’s political party and affiliations is currently under review despite various speculations that she is a republican party supporter. Nevertheless, more details about Ashleigh’s political party will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Ashleigh Banfield Chris Haynor
Chris is a 57-year-old all-American man who recently got public attention as the new boyfriend turned husband of Ashleigh after she finalized a divorce from her ex-husband back in 2016. The two began dating in 2017 and they are still together.
Is Ashleigh A Lawyer
Yes, Ashleigh is a professional Attorney who has hosted a number of Legal Shows on CNN and has even appeared on Court TV.