Ashleigh Banfield Biography
Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American journalist and former television anchor at HLN TV network. Currently, she works at Live PD show on A&E backup as a backup host.
Previously, she worked as a host of shows like ‘Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield’ and ‘Early Start’ on CNN. She has also served as a freelance associate producer for World News Tonight at ABC network. In addition, she has also been a host of MSNBC Investigates.
Ashleigh Banfield Age | Birthday
Banfield was born on December 29, 1967, at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is 52 years old as of 2019. Her birth name is Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield.
Banfield stands at a Height of 5’10” (1.78meters).
Ashleigh Banfield Family
Banfield is the daughter of Suzanne Elizabeth (Holland) who is the mother. Her father is called John Alexander Banfield. Moreover, she is a Canadian by birth and became an American citizen on October 24, 2008, by naturalization.
Ashleigh Banfield Husband | Divorce
Banfield got married to her first husband Howard Gould, a real estate financier in 2004. Additionally, Howard founded the carbon credit trading company Equator Environmental. He is a great-grandson of Jay Gould, a railroad developer. Moreover, their wedding took place in a wooden yacht at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club in Canada. The couple had two sons and are now divorced.
Banfield got married to her second husband Chris Haynor on December 29, 2017. She got married on her fiftieth birthday at the Hermitage Club ski lodge in Wilmington, Vermont. Chris Haynor and Banfield dated for three years before getting married.
Banfield studied at Balmoral Hall School, a private university preparatory school in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She left school in 1985. In addition, Her mother Suzanne Elizabeth also attended the same school in the 1950s.
In 1988, Banfield went and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and French from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Moreover, she continued her studies in French at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Later, she graduated in 1992.
Banfield began working at CourtTV in 2005 as the co-host of a show titled Banfield & Ford: Courtside. At the beginning of 2012, she then joined CNN. She started her work at CNN as a co-anchor of a show named Early Start. Banfield has also worked as a host of shows like ‘Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield’.
Ashleigh Banfield Net Worth | Salary
Banfield is currently estimated at a net worth of $3 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist and television host. In addition, her annual salary is estimated to range between $50,000 – $70,000.