Diane Sawyer Biography

Updated On Dec 12, 2017 Published On Sep 29, 2015
Facts of Diane Sawyer
Date of Birth: 1945 , December-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Diane Sawyer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Glasgow, Kentucky
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Sportscaster, Sports anchor
Weight in KG 60 kg
Married Yes
Married to Mike Nichols
Children Max Nichols, Daisy Nichols, Jenny Nichols
Education Wellesley College
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter,instagram
TV Show Good Morning America
Net Worth 7.5 million Euros
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown light
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Birth Name Bonnie Lynn Bernstein
Father Erbon Powers “Tom” Sawyer
Mother Jean W. Sawyer
Working For ABC World News
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist
Divorce Not yet
Awards Excellence in Media Award(2003)
Breast Size 34A
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Salary 2.6 million US Dollars
Tattoo(s) No Tattoo in her body
Religion Muslim
Neck Size 8
Shoe Size 8
Movies The Divide
Sisters Linda Sawyer
Siblings Éder Valencia
Girlfriend Maria Garcia
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name
Affair with N/A
Albums Never Lose Sight
Chest Size 34
Boyfriend Jamie King
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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Diana had a number of affairs and has dated different boyfriends. She had relationships with Frank Gannon and Richard Holbrooke. She later married "The Graduate" actor, and a good friend to program creator of "Mad Men" Matthew WeinerMike Nichols on April 29, 1988. They do not have any children but Nichols had three children from his previous marriages. Nichols died at the age of 83 on November 19, 2014. She is never divorced. Following the demise of her husband, Daine Sawyer is less known to be in any other relationships and affairs to date.

Talking about her fortune, Diana Sawyer salary is $22 million and her net worth is $80 million dollars. Diane Sawyer is a four wheelers lover and has an outstanding collection of some of the most expensive machines under her hood namely, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar and Rolls Roye.

She was introduced in Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1997. She started her career as a weather forecaster for WLKY-TV in 1967. She worked as U.S. President Richard Nixon's White House staff from  1970 to 1974. She left anchoring since September 2014. Though Diane Sawyer decided not to be on the anchoring seat, since 2014, she will remain with ABC News Channel and will focus on conducting high-profile interviews.

Diane Sawyer facts on timeline

Born in Glasgow, Kentucky

December 20 , 1945

Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States to Jean W. and Erbon Powers "Tom" Sawyer.  Her mother was an elementary school teacher while her father was a Judge. 

Her Father was killed in car Accident


Her father Tom Sawyer was a judge who was killed in car accident in 1969. E. P.A Park in Louisville known as "Tom" Sawyer State Park is made in his honor. They left Kentucky and moved to Louisville where her father became famous as a Republican politician.

Graduated from Wellesley College


She is a graduate from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1967. She is a Bachelor's degree holder with Major in English. She studied at Seneca High School and was also an editor-in-chief for a school Newspaper Arrow.

Married to Mike Nichols

April 29 , 1988

Diana had affair and dated different boyfriends. She had relationships with Frank Gannon, a Nixon aide, and Richard Holbrooke, a U.S Diplomat. She later married her spouse Mike Nichols on April 29, 1988. They have no children and lived happily.

Death of her husband Mike Nichols

November 19 , 2014

Nichols died at the age of 83 on November 19, 2014. She is never divorced. Nichols with Diana does not have children together but He had three children from his previous marriages. They were married on April 29, 1988. Nichols was an actor and director from America.

Sarted her career as weather forecaster

July 25 , 1967

 She started her career as a weather forecaster for WLKY-TV in 1967. Just after her graduation from Wellesley College, she started her job on WLKY-TV. She was later promoted to general assignment post, but she left soon on 1970.

Become White House press aide

July 15 , 1970

She left her job at WLKY-TV and moved to Washington D.C. but could not find her job as Journalist. She then tried at government offices and interviewed for them. Suddenly she was selected as assistance in White House deputy secretary.

Become Literary assistant to President


Initially, she was working on press release and gradually she was promoted to preparing drafts for President Nixon's public statements. She worked as Literary assistant to President Richard Nixon from 1974 to 1978. Until president Nixon gave resignation from his post.

Started working as CBS reporter and correspondent


She started working as general assignment reporter for CBS News from 1978. She was gradually upgraded and became first lady correspondent on 60 minutes, a CBS crime investigation- television Newsmagazine in 1984. The program was top five most watched in the country.

moved to ABC News


She co-anchored Primetime newsmagazine an ABS News program from 1989 and also started co-anchoring 20/20 later from 1998. She worked as co-anchor in various popular program of ABC News including Primetime live, Primetime Thursday, and Good Morning America and so on.

Left Anchoring


She left anchoring from September, 2014. After anchoring so many programs, it was announced she is stepping down from anchor chair from September 2014. But she will remain in ABC News and will be engaged on creating and conducting interviews. 

Induced in Television Academy Hall of Fame

June 30 , 1997

She has covered numerous news and awards by different awards for her contribution as a broadcast journalist. She was introduced in a Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1997. She was also awarded Emmy awards.

Joined Juventus


After spending a decade in AC Milan he finally joined Juventus in 2011. AC Milan actually didn't extend his contract so he joined Italian rival Juventus on a free transfer. He also displayed impressive football from there and won Seria A for four successive sessions.