Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian journalist who is known for her work at CNN. She is mainly popular in the world for hosting the show, Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield. She is also famous for being the hosts of the shows like Early Start and CNN Newsroom.
Early Life, Education
Ashleigh who is known for her sweet smile and her rectangular eyeglasses was born as Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield on December 29, 1967, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to Suzanne Elizabeth and John Alexander Banfield. She is an American as well as Canadian and is of white ethnicity.
Ashleigh completed her secondary education from Balmoral Hall School in 1985. She then joined Queen's University where she majored in Political Science and French. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honor in 1988.
Professional Beginning & Net Worth
After graduating from there she joined CJBN-TV and that was the beginning of her broadcasting career. She also worked at CKY-TV in 1988.
The following year, she joined CFRN-TV where she worked as an anchored of the weekend news. After working in Canada for about a decade, she moved to the United States and she joined MSNBC. She also performed as a singer in Calgary during the late 1990s.
Her net worth is said to be around $3 million.
Ashleigh met her first husband Howard Gould at Central Park in New York in 2002 while she was with her two Westies. That was the first day they met each other. They fell in love and began dating each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend.
After being in love for about two years, they finally got married on the 24th of July 2004. She also gave to two children with him. They are now divorced.