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To achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, dedication, and determination, this line has been very well proved by ‘Lara Logan’ who is a famous South African television and radio journalist.
She is well recognized as the chief of foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and works for CB’s 60 Minutes as a correspondent. She is considered one of the best female journalists in the world. She has also been pulled into controversies and has been criticized besides her applausive works.
Lara has been active in the field of journalism since 1988. In the journalism field, she is known as one of the brave and courageous female journalists of all time and a very talented journalist at the same time.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 21 March 1971, this gorgeous diva has turned 51 years old. Hunter is blessed with a good height of 167 in Centimetres and 5’6” in Feet & Inches. Her blue eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance the charm of her beauty.
She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with the weight of 61 in kilograms and 134 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 38 inches breast, 34 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately.
She has a huge earning from her profession as a correspondent and Journalist. Lara Logan earns $2 Million annually as her salary and maintained an estimated net worth of $6 Million.
Education / Family
Lara was born and raised up in Durban, South Africa, and belongs to the white ethnicity. She is born to her father Derek Logan and her mother Yolanda Logan. She also has a caring sister named Lisa Herr. As for her education, she completed her high school at Durban Girl’s College and further enrolled at the University of Natal to pursue her higher education.
|Birth Place||Durban, South Africa|
|Date of birth||21 March 1971|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’6”
In centimeters: 167 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 61 kg
In pounds: 134 lbs
|School||Durban Girl’s College|
|College||University of Nata|
|Home town||Durban, South Africa|
|Fathers name||Derek Logan|
|Mothers name||Yolanda Logan|
Career / Fashion and Style
As of her career, she started her career in 1988 by working for Sunday Tribune as a news reporter. After that, she worked for Daily News and Reuters Television in Africa as a senior producer. Then, she joined ITV and later CBS News. She has worked on shows like The Early Show, CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes on the CBS News.
In 60 minutes, she has interviewed various politicians. She also contributed as a freelancer to various news channels like ABC News, NBC, CNN, and more. She is considered one of the best female journalists in the world. She has also been pulled into controversies and has been criticized besides her applausive works.
For her work, she also won many awards such as the 2008 American Women in Radio, Radio and Television Association David Bloom Award, five times Best International News Story Award, Television Gracie Award, Overseas Press Club Award, Murrow Award, and 2007 Emmy Award. In 2011, she won the John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award as well as Distinguished Service Award and the Daniel Pearl Award in the same year.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she is a married woman who married multiple times. For the first time, she tied the marriage knot with her boyfriend Jason Siemon who is a lowan playing professional basketball player. They both got married in 1998 and the duo divorced in 2008.
After that, she tied the marriage knot with Joe Burkett in November 2008 who is the U.S. government, a defense contractor. The couple has been blessed with two children Joseph Burkett and Lola Burkett. Although, she is the stepmother of her daughter named Ashley Siemon. Currently, Lara is living happily with her husband and children.
|Children||Joseph Burkett, Lola Burkett, Ashley Siemon (Step-Daughter)
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Some Interesting Facts About Lara Logan
- Since February 2006, she served as the CBS News chief foreign correspondent but left in August 2018.
- On February 11, 2011, she was sexually assaulted in Cairo, Egypt during the Egyptian Revolution.
- While attending college, she was a swimsuit model.
- She was hired by Fox News for a series called “Lara Logan has No Agenda” in 2019.
- She faced criticism when she said journalists as “political activists” and “propagandists” against President Trump.
- She has a diploma in the French language, culture, and history.
- She spent five years based in Afghanistan covering the war there as a lead foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News.
- She sparked controversy by Criticizing US Actions in Afghanistan and Libya.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @lara_j_logan
- Twitter – @laralogan
- Facebook – @LaraLogan