Scott Pelley | Biography

Posted On: 12 Aug, 2014

Scott Pelley | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth July 28, 1957
Age 63 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Wife/Spouse Jane Boone
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $16 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 1 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Reece Pelley, Blair Pelley

One of the famous name is among the American television journalist is Scoot Pelley, who was born on 28th July, 1957 (age 57 years old) in San Antonio, Texas. He is anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News and also known as a correspondent for the CBS news magazine 60 minutes. He had worked as CBS News’s chief White House Correspondent. The talented, Pelley enhanced his intelligence from Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, where he majored in journalism.

He was very intellectual in his school days, where he used to make surprise his elders by asking logical and good question. He grew up in Lubbock, and he attended Coronado High School, eventually he graduated from same school. You already know about the glimpse of him about his expertise on asking rational question, which helped him to get job at very small age, he attended his first job in journalism, when he was of fifteen as a copyboy for the Lubbock Adalanche Journal.

In 1975, He started his formal career as a broadcast journalist at Lubbock’s KSEL-TV. He attended KXAS-TV in Fort Worth in 1978, Later he went to WFAA-TV in Dallas in 1982, where he worked for seven years. He became reporter CBS News, while he started reporting on Guatemalan refugees living in remote jungles of Mexico but his reporting career began in New York City in 1989 at CBS. After that, He went to Dallas to cover national affairs from the CBS bureau. He was the journalist, who covered the 1990/91 Gulf war, and reported from Baghdad and travelled along with XVIII Airborne Corps. He was given to cover the presidential campaigns of Ross Perot and Bill Clinton in 1992, he was also assigned to report on major event such as 1993 world Trade Center bombing, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the Branch Davidian siege near Waco, Texas. From 1997 to 1999, he provided service as a Chief White House Correspondent. President Clinton was impeached by the United States House of Representatives, during that time, where he received to have interview with President Clinton.

Let’s know about some interesting fact of him. He was awarded by Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University Award, where he performed the task to coverage of mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown CT. The handsome Pelley looks very young and fit; it’s all about his workout and perfect exercise schedule. He married a beautiful lady, whose name is Jane Boone. They met in 1983 and became husband and wife. They have two children. The couple is doing well, still there is no any information regarding their divorce in internet and other media. We can only hope that their relation goes for longer and they have a good understanding with each other. His hair color is Salt and pepper. Star sign is Leo and ethnicity is white. His claim of fame is 60 minute. He is quite tall and measures his height about 6 feet and 1 inch.

He is very punctual, energetic and honest person to his job, therefore he has earned high level of name, fame and prosperity from the job. He is having handsome salary and that is $ 5 million. Not only this, his net worth is quite good and it is $15 million. His sexuality is straight, so it is clear that he is not a gay. During his exercise period, he has exposed so many shirtless scenes. He is very popular among his fans and the good news for his lover is that, they can catch him on twitter and Facebook. His biography available at wiki and