Scott Pelley CBS, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Illness, Salary and Net Worth

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Scott Pelley Biography

Scott Pelley is an award-winning American journalist, television personality and author who currently serves as the correspondent for the CBS News magazine 60 Minutes since 2004. He has previously served as the CBS News anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News (2011-2017). Scott has been a correspondent and anchor for CBS News for more than 31 years.

Scott Pelley Age

Scott is 65 years old as of the year 2022, he was born Scott Cameron Pelley on 28 July 1957, in San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. His birthday is on July 28th every year. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

Scott Pelley Height

Scott has not shared his exact height with the public. However, this section will be updated as soon as the information regarding his exact height is available.

Scott Pelley Education

Scott attended Coronado High School in Lubbock. After his graduation, he obtained his first job in journalism at the age of 15 as a copyboy for the Lubbock Avalanche Journal. He then joined Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Scott Pelley Family

Scott was born in San Antonio, Texas and raised in Lubbock United States of America by his parents Wanda Graves Pelley (mother) and his father John Elmer Pelley Jr. He grew up alongside his brother named John Pelley.

Scott Pelley Wife

Scott is married to Jane Ruth Boone, who is a former television reporter and advertising executive. The couple married on August 20, 1983, in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares two adorable grown-up children. Scott and his family reside in Washington D.C, United States.

Scott Pelley Children

Scott together with his wife are blessed with two children; son Reece Pelley and daughter Blair Pelley. However, he has not disclosed the ages of his children. We are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Scott Pelley Salary

Scott earns an average annual salary of $7 Million.  However, journalists’ salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. Scott has been with CBS News since 1989 hence through the proceeds from his work as an anchor/reporter, he has been able to accumulate this great salary.

Scott Pelley Net Worth

Scott’s net worth is estimated to be $16 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.

Scott Pelley CBS News

Pelley is an award-winning American journalist, television personality and author who currently serves as the correspondent for the CBS News magazine 60 Minutes since 2004. He has previously served as the CBS News anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News (2011-2017). Scott has been a correspondent and anchor for CBS News for more than 31 years.

Not many have made as wide and as deep a mark on a news organization as Pelley has, whose career was recognized with the RTDNA’s highest honor, the Paul White Award. His stories for 60 Minutes have accounted for half of all the major awards won by the broadcast since he joined it.

60 Minutes Scott Pelley

In 1999, Pelley left the White House to join 60 Minutes II shortly after its inception. In 2000, Pelley landed the first interview with president-elect George W. Bush. On the morning of September 11 of the following year, Pelley reported from the scene of the collapsing World Trade Center towers.

On the anniversary of 9/11 in 2002, Pelley was granted the one and only interview with President Bush. Pelley started submitting reports for 60 Minutes in 2003. Prior to the pope’s visit to the US in September 2015, Pelley met him in the Vatican. He later led CBS News’ coverage of the trip.

Few people have had as profound an impact on a news organization as Pelley, whose career was honored with the Paul White Award, the highest distinction given by the RTDNA.

Since he joined the broadcast, half of all the major prizes won have been attributed to his reports for 60 Minutes. Pelley has won a record 42 Emmys for field work, nearly all of them for 60 Minutes stories, which also have been recognized with eight Edward R. Murrow awards, three George Foster Peabody awards, four Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia Silver Batons, a George Polk award, as well as honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Overseas Press Club of America, Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Writers Guild of America.

What Happened to Scott Pelley?

After being dismissed the previous month after months of rumors, Pelley resigned from the CBS Evening News in June 2017. Months before a wave of sexual misconduct claims surfaced in Hollywood and the media.

Scott Pelley Illness

Scott revealed that he has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder while discussing long-term illnesses. As the name suggests, this is a mental illness that is caused by terrible events. He described how it all started after 9/11.

He didn’t realize how much the event had affected him until a long time after it happened. That’s when he started going to see a therapist. But, for the time being, the journalist is fine and enjoying his retirement life, despite the fact that he did not retire under ideal conditions.

Scott Pelley Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: Scott Cameron Pelley
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Age: 65 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Under Review
  • Date of Birth: 28 July 1957
  • Place of Birth: San Antonio, Texas
  • Birthday: 28 July 1957
  • Body Measurements: Under Review
  • Height: Under Review
  • Weight: Under Review
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Jane Ruth Boone
  • Children: Two
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be $16 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of $7 Million

Scott Pelley House

Scott resides in New York City, NY, United States of America.

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