Diane Sawyer
Diane Sawyer
Real Name/Full Name Lila Diane Sawyer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Diane Sawyer
Birth Place: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 December 1945
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 157 cm
In Feet and Inches –  5′ 2″
Weight:  In kilograms-  67 kg
In pounds- 147.71 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father: Erbon Powers “Tom” Sawyer
Mother: Jean W.
Siblings: Linda Sawyer
School: Seneca High School at Buechel area of Louisville
College: Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Mike Nichols (m. 1988–2014)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Television broadcast journalist
Net Worth: $100 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Lila Diane Sawyer by profession is an American television broadcast journalist. She is also known for anchoring important programs on important networks like ABC World News, Tonight, Good Morning America, 20/20, and Primetime Newsmagazine connected to ABS News.

Well, how well do you know about Diane Sawyer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Diane Sawyer’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Diane Sawyer to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Lila was born on the 22nd of December in 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, to a middle-class family. He was born to the family of Jean W. and Erbon Powers “Tom” Sawyer. His mother, by profession, was an elementary school teacher, and his father was a country judge. He belonged from the ancestry of English, Irish, German, and Scot Irish.

Then after his birth, his whole family moved to Louisville. His father started a local prominence as a republic party politician and as a community leader. When he was Kentucky’s Jefferson County Judge/Executive, his father was killed in a car accident in the year 1969. No more information regarding her family members or her siblings has been mentioned, and the rest of the things might be the concern of the private life of Lila.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Diane Sawyer in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Diane Sawyer’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 22 December 1945. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 147.71 lbs in Pound and 67 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Blonde.


Sawyer started her high school education at Seneca High School in the Buechel area of Louisville. She was the editor-in-chief of her school newspaper, The Arrow, which was the name of the newspaper. She also uses to participate in artistic activities while being a student. She won the annual national America’s Junior Miss Scholarship Pageant being a representative of the Kentucky Commonwealth.

Then she pursued her bachelor’s degree in bachelors of Arts with keeping English as her major from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She was also a singer in her initial childhood days. She was into a cappella-singing group and also into Phi Sigma Lecture Society. She also pursued law and even attended one semester in law before opting for journalism as her career. She gave one semester being a student in law from the University of Louisville.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Concerning Lila’s personal life, she started dating Frank Gannon, an aide to President Richard Nixon and American diplomat Richard Holbrooke. Then she married Mike Nichols on April 29, who was a film and theatre director, actor, producer in the year 1988.they got no child.

Nichol has two daughters and a son from his previous marriages, and then he died on November 19, 2014, when he was age 83. She had gained media attention about being close to Robin Roberts. This much is valid information available about Sawyer’s personal life. No further information has been available about her and her personal life in detail.

Is Diane Sawyer Lesbian?:

Lila is a female by sex. When it comes to mark or find out that she is lesbian or female by sexual orientation, Lila is very concerned and open about her sexual life. She often clears it out that she is a female by sex, and she never hides her sex at any terms. We can get clear about it from her married life. She does maintain a good married life previously. Now she is a widow after Nichol’s death. We can clearly find it out that she is female by sexual orientation part.

Professional Career:

She started her career as a weather and news reporter and a teacher at Louisville, Kentucky. Then she was the White House press aide from 1970-1974. Then she was the literary assistant to President Richard Nixon. From 1978 to 1981, she was the then CBS reporter and correspondent. Then she started a show with the name of Morning Charles Kuralt/ The CBS Morning News as a co-anchor.

Then she worked as the CBS Early Morning News co-anchor. She then became the ABC News special contributor from 2014 to September till now. She was also into 20/20 correspondent then co-anchor from 1999-2006. She was into work with good broadcasts, which makes her a worth in life. She, by profession, is good and renowned news and broadcast anchor.


  • She received the Golden Plate Award in the category of American Academy of Achievement in the year 1987.
  • Lila was also inducted into the Television Hall Of Fame (1997).
  • She won the Day Emmy Award for excellence in morning programming in the year 2000.
  • She was on the list of most powerful women in America at the number of 30 in the year 2001 by Ladies’ Home Journal.
  • She also got selected for Forbes Magazine’s List of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in the year 2004
  • She won the Emmy Award in the year of 2007 for outstanding performance being a news anchor.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Diane Sawyer in 2024

Diane Sawyer Net Worth
Diane Sawyer Net Worth

As of 2024, Sawyer’s net worth is expected to be $100 million approximately. She earns a good amount from her news broadcast career being an anchor. She leads a healthy and wealthy life. He got to lead a luxurious life out of his income.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Lila likes to spend time with her family and loves to travel during vacations.
  • She is a peace-loving lady and wants a soothing and healthy life.
  • She loves to cook and paint.
  • She is also a good singer, so she sings during her free time.

Out of all rags and turnovers, Lila is a successful woman who made her life a good one and a successful one too. She faced all hindrances in her life, starting from mentally to physically. She escaped from all and made her career as well as family life a wonderful one.


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