Leigh Sales Biography
Leigh Sales works for the Australian television channel ABC’s news as a host and also the current affairs program 7.30. In 2019, she was also appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to broadcast journalism.
Leigh Sales Age
Leigh Sales was born in Brisbane, Australia on 10 May 1973, she is 48 years old.
Leigh Sales Height
Leigh stands at a moderate height of 5 feet and 6 inches/1.7m tall.
Leigh Sales Weight
Leigh weighs 59 kg.
Leigh Sales Education
Leigh finished her high school course at Aspley State High School. Then she received a bachelor of journalism from the Queensland University of Technology and moved to Deakin University where she earned a Master of International Relations.
Leigh Sales Parents
Leigh’s parents are Dale Sales who worked as a regimental sergeant major in the Australian Army and Ann Sales who worked as a clerk at the then-named Telecom together with her brother Glen Sale in Brisbane, Australia.
Leigh Sales Husband
Leigh was a married woman to Phil Willis, who works at Newington College as a teacher of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence. They exchanged vows in 1996 and separated in December 2016 after being in marriage for two decades. Together they have two kids; James Christopher Willis, and Daniel Oscar Willis.
Leigh Sales Children
Leigh and her ex-husband Phil Willis have two kids: Daniel Oscar Willis (born in 2012) and James Willis (born in 2014).
Leigh Sales Salaries
Leigh annually earns a salary of $280,400. This is according to ABC hosts salaries.
Leigh Sales Net Worth
Leigh’s estimated net worth ranges between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Leigh Sales Career
Leigh began her career at Nine Network after she graduated, she then worked with the ABC in Sydney for a series of roles as she worked towards a foreign correspondent posting. In 2001, she worked at the Washington bureau, while here she gave out reports on Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 presidential election, and the Iraq War. Then she moved to Lateline anchoring the 7.30 news in 2011. She worked for ABC as its national security correspondent in Sydney From 2006 to 2008. She then worked as network’s Washington correspondent, covering stories such as Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 presidential election, Guantanamo Bay, and the Iraq War, from 2001 to 2005.