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Leland Vittert


Leland Vittert- Biography

Leland Vittert is a well-known American television personality and weekend anchor, best known as a Fox News Channel newscaster. He is also well-known for frequently appearing on other network shows such as “America’s Newsroom,” “Fox and Friends,” and “Happening Now.”

What is the Net Worth of Leland Vittert? Salary, Earnings

According to credible sources, Leland Vittert’s net worth is predicted to be over $1 million as of 2022, with an annual income of up to $100,000.

Leland Vittert- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Leland Holt Vittert was born on August 31, 1982, in Leland, Illinois, USA, under the sign of Virgo, and is of American nationality and white ethnicity. He is the elder son of Carol and Mark Vittert, and he has a younger sister, Liberty Vittert, who is best known for her own cooking show, “Liberty’s Great American Cookbook.”

Leland spent most of his childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, where he finished his secondary education before moving to the United Kingdom and enrolling at the London School of Economics. Vittert returned to the United States after receiving his degree in Major Economics to attend Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago, Illinois, where he graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Leland Vittert- Professional Career

Leland began his profession in broadcast journalism soon after graduating. When he joined the Fox-affiliated TV station KTVI-TV in St. Louis, Missouri, he quickly went to Little Rock, Arkansas, where he joined KATV-TV, the ABC-affiliated virtual TV channel.
Vittert’s next stop in his early career was Rogers, Arkansas, when he joined KNWA-TV, an NBC-affiliated virtual channel television station, which led him to become a member of another NBC-affiliated station, WMTV-TV in Madison, Wisconsin. Leland also worked as a newscaster and reporter for FOX’s KDVR-TV in Denver, Colorado, as well as WFTV-TV, an ABC affiliate in Orlando, Florida.

During the early years of his journalism career, young Leland was nominated for an Emmy Award for covering the tale of Florida’s Officer Bishop, who was wrongfully convicted of rape, and in 2007 he received the Best Hair on a TV Anchor Award for always being ‘dapper and well-spoken.’

NBC News

Leland Vittert joined Fox News Channel in 2010 as its Middle East Foreign Correspondent, covering the Arab Spring, a series of protests against harsh regimes and governments in the Islamic world. As one of only a few pressmen, he reported ‘live on the ground’ from Cairo, Egypt, in January 2011, covering the Egyptian revolution of 2011 (often referred to as the January 25 Revolution), when Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt’s 4th President for the past 30 years after two weeks of violent protests and riots.

Following that, Leland covered the Battle of Misrata, where the country’s ‘Brotherly Leader,’ Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who had ruled Libya since 1977, was assassinated in October 2011. In 2012, he reported from Gaza, reporting the Israeli Operation Pillar of Defense (also known as Pillar of Cloud), during which he snatched an interview with Muhammad al-Zawahiri, a captured Palestinian (possible) suicide bomber and the brother of Al-Qaeda commander Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Prior to reporting from Ukraine in early 2014 to cover the Russo-Ukrainian War, he covered the Ghouta chemical attack in Syria and the Westgate shopping mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya in 2013.

Leland returned to the United States in 2014, when he began working as Fox’s correspondent in the Washington, D.C. area. Vittert rose to prominence in April 2015 after his coverage of the Freddie Gray riots in Baltimore, Maryland, received strong feedback from various news outlets, including The Daily Caller and the Mediate. In August 2019, Leland made headlines for ‘ambushing’ US President Donald Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro.

Leland Vittert has been on every major Fox News Channel broadcast in his professional journalism career, including series such as “Media Buzz,” “America’s Election HQ,” “Fox News at Night,” and “America’s News Headquarters.”

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

This 37-year-old American newscaster, anchor, and journalist stands 5ft 10ins (1.77m) tall and has a slender and toned frame, black hair, and dark brown eyes. Although there have been speculations regarding his sexual orientation in the past, that he is gay, one may assume that he is heterosexual based on Vittert’s description of bliss, which includes him, a Victoria Secret’s model, a beach, and margaritas.

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