Ashleigh Banfield – Biography, Height & Life Story

Ashleigh Banfield
Nick Name Ashleigh
Real Name Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield
Profession Actress, Producer, Journalist
Known for Live Rescue
Nationality American, Canadian
Age 54 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth December 29, 1967
Birthplace Winnipeg, Canada
Hobbies Shopping, Cooking, Dance
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Type Hourglass

Ashleigh Banfield was first demoted from her profile and fired less than a year later from MSNBC in 2003 for breaking what people in the cable TV business might call a code of conduct.

We will in further segments explore the answers to the asked question back, then, “what happened?”

“She is already a familiar name in the Canadian TV journalism industry, she has won an Emmy award plus she has worked with ABC and other known television channels.”

Ashleigh Banfield MSNBC

Perhaps these points circles over board member meetings of MSNBC and therefore,  MSNBC hires her in early 2000 recognizing her potential as a star TV journalist. She gets famous on MSNBC and people liked her reporting skills.

She gets more popular when she gives a live report of the 7 World Trade Building collapse situation right from the scene and eventually gets promoted and sent all over the world to produce her program called “ Region in conflict.” She is now at this point MSNBC/NBC’s new star, and she gets advertised heavily by the company as “The one.”

Accelerated by MSNBC, she runs her project in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan and interviews, various people.

But a speech of just about 15 minutes in April 2003 at Kansas State University, shadows her hard-earned reputation at MSNBC.

Ashleigh Banfield Career

In the controversial speech, she talks about people ignoring other aspects of war such as people being affected, soldiers fighting hard, and voices being silenced because of the war plus the media coverage of the story and connects her overall speech raising concerns about the way media covered the conflict in Iraq to blaming.

The channel Fox sympathizes Arab world explores America’s positions in different countries like Iraq, Libya, and Iran, and requests people to analyze carefully what news they get in media and what news they should get in media besides only looking to the result of the war itself as glorious or about throwing a dictator.

Ashleigh Banfield Managements

This incident makes NBC management so angry that they first demote her for ten months with no access to the computer, mobile, or office. It gets harder for her when they don’t accept her request to leave the office for 17 months, and she has to work in a tape closet. She says she will never forgive the president of NBC News, Shapiro for his cruel behaviors.

She works for CourtTv in 2005 being the only non-lawyer anchor, Truth in 2009, and joins said to be a “pro-democratic” news channel, CNN in 2012, and hosts the 11 a.m. edition of CNN Newsroom.

At present, she runs her show “Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield” where she can finally express her right views and works in can other reporting and interviewing projects if necessary. In 2014, the show-time of her show “Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield” moved from 11 am to noon, which means her ratings are going down.

Ashleigh Banfield’s Net worth

Her, present salary at CNN is not known, but we can guess the amount. At MSNBC, she used to earn $200,000 per year. So, at CNN, it’s certainly increased from $300,000 to $400,000. Ashleigh Banfield is 46 years old.

She is famous for her stylish rectangle sunglasses and argument skills which fire back to her sometimes like the time when she gets scolded by two Republican representatives during the discussion on the issues of the partial Untied States government shutdown in 2013 for not trying to understand their point of view and being pro-democratic.

Ashleigh Banfield Lifestyle

And you also cannot forget her remarks that being gay is a lifestyle choice which she describes later as a situation that took place due to her misspeaking and mangling of words.

She has a Canadian Nationality; she married real stated financier Howard Gould in 2004, and she has a Canadian ethnicity with American nationality.

Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield was born in Winnipeg, Canada . Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield is Actress, Producer, Journalist by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


Qualification Canada, Manitoba, Balmoral Hall School


Salary 50K (Par Episode)
Net Worth $3 Million Approx


Father John Alexander Banfield
Mother Suzanne Elizabeth Holland
Mirtial Status Married

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Chicken Rice
Favorite TV Show Comedy Nights Bachao, So You Think You Can Dance
Favorite Actress Karisma Kapoor
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Colour Pink