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Ashleigh Banfield Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Mon Jan, 2016
Ashleigh Banfield

Facts of Ashleigh Banfield

Date of Birth: 1967 , December-29
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Ashleigh Banfield
Nationality Canadian-American
Birth Place/City Winnipeg, Manitoba
Profession Journalist
Working For CNN
Salary $ 200,000
Married Yes
Married to Howard Gould
Children Jay Fischer Gould,Ridley Banfield Gould
Education University of British Columbia
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki

Quick Timeline of Ashleigh Banfield

1967 Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1985 Graduated from Balmoral Hall School
1988 Joined CJBN-TV
1992 Joined CICT-TV
1994 Won Iris Awards
2000 Was hired by MSNBC
2002 Began dating Howard Gould
2004 Married to Howard Gould
2005 First child, Jay Fischer Gould
2007 Second child, Ridley Banfield Gould
2012 Joined CNN

Detail Timeline of Ashleigh Banfield

December 29 , 1967

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ashleigh who is known for her sweet smile and her rectangular eyeglasses was born as Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to Suzanne Elizabeth and John Alexander Banfield. She is an American as well as Canadian and is of white ethnicity.

1985

Graduated from Balmoral Hall School

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 an honor in 1988.

1988

Joined CJBN-TV

After earning her undergraduate from Queen's University 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.

1992

Joined CICT-TV

In 1992, she joined CICT-TV. That year, she served them as a producer. In 1993, she worked as evening news anchor and business correspondent. She worked in this position for about two years. While she was working at CICT-TV, she also worked at ABC.

1994

Won Iris Awards

She has also been honored with several prestigious awards. In 1994, she was awarded with Iris Awards. She won this award for Best News Documentary and Best of Festival. That year, she was honored with this award twice. 

2000

Was hired by MSNBC

After working in Canada for about a decade, she moved to United States and she joined MSNBC. Network executives were really fascinated and attracted by her looks. She also performed as a singer in Calgary during the late 1990s.

2002

Began dating Howard Gould

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

July 24 , 2004

Married to Howard Gould

After being in love with Howard Gould for about two years, they finally got married on 24th of July 2004. Howard Gould is a real estate financier. She also gave to two children with him. They are now divorced.

October 22 , 2005

First child, Jay Fischer Gould

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2005. She and her ex husband, Howard Gould welcomed their first child together on 22nd of October and that time it was a son and they named him Jay Fischer Gould. 

May 21 , 2007

Second child, Ridley Banfield Gould

She also became mother for the second time in her life and that was in 2007. She and her ex husband, Howard Gould welcomed their second child together and that time it was also a son and they named him Ridley Banfield Gould. 

2012

Joined CNN

In 2005, she began working at CourtTV as the co host of the show, Banfield & Ford: Courtside. With the start of 2012, she joined CNN. During her early days in CNN, she worked as a co anchor of the show Early Start.

Content

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.

Net Worth

Her net worth is said to be around $3 million.

Marriage, Husband

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.