Lara Logan’s Age, Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, Career, And Bio

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Lara Logan's Age, Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, Career, And Bio

Lara Logan is a well-known American journalist as well as a war correspondent. She worked in CBS news from 2002 to 2018. Since 2019, she is working for the Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Lesser Known Facts About Lara Logan’s Net Worth, Career

This renowned journalist was born on 29th March 1971. Her birthplace was Durban, South Africa. Presently her age is 48 years.

Her father’s name is Derek Logan and the name of her mother is  Yolanda Logan who died after a lengthy coma. Presently she lives in America. The ethnicity of Lara Logan is South African.

Lara Logan's Age, Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, Career, And Bio

Lara Logan’s Early life and Education: 

There is no doubt that Lara is an educated woman. She went to Durban Girls’ College. In 1992, she have completed her graduation with commerce studies at the University of Natal which is situated in Durban.

Additionally, she has completed her diploma course in French language, history, and culture at Francaise which is located in Paris.

Personal Life of Lara Logan:

In 1998, Lara Logan got married to Jason Siemon who is a well-known professional basketball player in the United Kingdom. Ten years later, the couple got divorced. The year was 2008, she got married to Joseph Burkett who was a U.S. government defense contractor from Texas. Although it was the second marriage for both Lara Logan and Joseph Burkett. Presently, this couple lives in Washington, D.C. they have two children, Barkett has a daughter through his previous marriage.

Lara Logan’s Professional Life, Awards, and Net Worth:

Lara Logan worked in The Sunday tribune as a news reporter while she was studying then she worked for The city’s daily news. After that, she joined Reuters Television in Africa and also she worked for CNN. The year was 2000, GMTV breakfast television hired her then she worked with CBS news.

She took interviews with numerous famous figures and explorers like Robert Ballard, RMS titanic who was the discoverer of the wreck. Most of her reports were nearly 60 minutes.

In early 2006, she got the promotion to Chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS news. In the middle of 2018, she left CBS news. In June 2010, she was criticized. 

On 3rd February 2011, the Egyptian army arrested Lara Logan and some CBS crew while they were covering the revolution in Egyptian.

Though there were released later and advised to leave the country. According to CBS Lara Logan was sexually assaulted on 11th February while she was covering the celebration in Tahrir Square.

In an interview that was taken on 1st May, Logan said that they were trying to prevent them from doing their job.

She works for many news channels and experienced lots of obstacles. The net worth of Logan is  $6 million as of 2022. She covered many incidents during her reporting career.

In 2004, she won Gracie Award from American women’s radio and television and In 2006, The David Kaplan from the overseas press club, in 2007, David Bloom Award from Radio and Television correspondent’s association, Daniel Pearl Award, and the John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award from National press club in 2011.

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