| Date of Birth : Jul 28th, 1957
| Age : 61 Years old
Scott Pelley is an anchor and television reporter born on July 28, 1957 in San Antonio, Texas which makes Scott Pelley age 60 years as of 2017. His bio depicts Scott’s nationality to be American and his ethnicity white. Spending most of his childhood in Lubbock, Scott was the only child of his parents John Elmer Pelley Jr and Wanda Graves Pelley. Scott is known for his association with the CBS channel in its various shows. He currently works as a correspondent for the CBS News Magazine”60 minutes”. The talented Scott Pelley biography is given below.
Net Worth and Salary
Scott Pelley net worth is $15million while Scott salary was $5 million per year in 2011. This earning of Scott was less than other similar Evening News Anchors. His show is continually receiving increasing number of audience. Besides, he also works as a Managing Editor of Evening News. We believe that Scott Pelley salary has been increased after the renewal of contract. Nearly 4 decades into commercial journalism, Scott’s prolific career has paid off in his net worth as well. This huge wealth has risen from his continuous dedication to the field. Scott Pelley attended Coronado High School for his education and later graduated in journalism from Texas Tech University, Lubbock. He started working at an age of 15; his first job being a copyboy for local journal in Lubbock. However, Scott Pelley first broke through his career in journalism with KSEL-TV in 1975. Other local television ventures include KXAS-TV in 1978 and WFAA TV in 1982. Seven years later, after some top notch reporting in these low profile networks, he grabbed the attention of the popular CBS network. Moving to New York for the career pursuit paid off big time as since 1989 to 2000 he covered major headlines and news with professionalism and energy. He was appointed the CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent in 1997 and stayed for 2 years. During his time with the CBS, he has interviewed the then presidents and former presidents like Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He shifted to 60 Minutes II for a short time in 1999. He became the evening anchor for 60 Minutes in 2011. Scott has been acclaimed for his strong war coverage and terrorist reporting over the years as well. He only recently quit CBS Evening News.
Is Scott Pelley Married? Who is His Wife?
At 59 years of age, this experienced journalist is a married man. Scott Pelley is married to his wife Jane Boone. Scott met and dated Jane for a long time before they finally decided wedding plan in 1983. Scott has 2 children Reece and Blair Pelley with wife Jane. The couple is in a long, strong relationship with absolutely no rumors of divorce or split up. Rumors had once spread about Scott’s sexuality and many speculated him to be gay. But it comes as a surprise as Scott is clearly a married man and lives happily with his family.
Height and Weight – How tall is Scott Pelley?
The good looking reporter from CBS is also very tall. Scott Pelley height is 6 feet 1 inches (1.83 meters) and his weight is 57 kg. Distinguished by his white hair, blue eyes and a charmingly famished smile, Scott Pelley seems ageless despite his hard working nature. He also has a formidable presence on screen which is further complimented by his exceptional anchoring skills.
Wiki and Facts
Even with his presence on all major social platforms, Scott’s activities are evidently minimal. He likes to keep a boundary between his personal and professional life and enjoys being with the family more when off screen. On Twitter, he is found as @ScottPelley with 61K followers. He can also be reached at Instagram where he has minimal followers as well. With a successful career and charming personality, one would expect a celebrity like him to be open a little. More information on his bio can be obtained from Scott Pelley Wikipedia and other wiki sites.