Leigh Sales

Leigh Sales

Who is Leigh Sales?

Leigh Sales (Leigh Peta Sales) is an Australian author and journalist born on 10th May 1973 in Brisbane, Australia. She hosts the Australian television channel ABC’s flagship news and current affairs program 7.30. 

What is Leigh Sales Famous for?

Leigh Sales is best famous for hosting the Australian television channel ABC’s flagship news and current affairs program 7.30. since 2011.

Where was Leigh Sales Born?

Leigh Sales was born as 10 May 1973 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia to father Dale Sale, a regimental sergeant major in the Australian Army and mother Ann, a clerk at Telecom. She has one sibling, a brother, Glen Sale. Her nationality is Australian and belongs to White ethnicity. She is skeptical about religion and Her horoscope is Taurus. Leigh studied journalism at the Queensland University of Technology and later joined Deakin University where she did a Master of International Relations.

How is Leigh Sales's Career?

Initially, Sales worked for Nine Network during the year 2000. From 2001 to 2005, she was the network’s Washington correspondent, covering stories including the Iraq War, the 2004 presidential election, Guantanamo Bay and Hurricane Katrina. From 2006 to 2008 she worked for the ABC’s national security correspondent based in Sydney. In 2011 Sales was appointed as the presenter of the ABC’s flagship news and current affairs program, 7.30.  Sales also started a podcast in November 2014, with Annabel Crabb called Chat 10 Looks 3 where they talk about books, movies, television, the media, and culture.  As an author, She is the author of two critically acclaimed books, Detane 002, The case of David Hicks and On Doubt published in 2007 and 2009 separately. Leigh also wrote "No Ordinary Day" after her deal which happened to 2014 from having a uterine ruptured, 

 She also writes a fortnightly blog called Well-readhead, which is mostly about books and reading. The blog appears on both the ABC’s The Drum website and News Limited’s The Punch. Looking at her history of journalism and author she is really into them and doing her best for the job. 

What are Leigh Sales' Achievements?

2005: Walkley Award for Best Radio Current Affairs reporting on Guantanamo Bay 2007: George Munster Award for Independent Journalism for Detainee 002. In 2012: Walkley Award for Broadcasting and Online Interviewing. In 2019, she was awarded an Order of Australia for her services to broadcast journalism.

What is Leigh Sales's Net Worth?

Leigh's net worth is estimated at $460,000, and her salary is $280,400 which she earns from ABC. Leigh owns 2million worth 5 bedroom mansion based in Sydney. Information regarding her cars is not in the public records.

Who is Leigh Sales's Personal Life?

Leigh Sales married Phil Willis, a math teacher, in 1996. They divorced in 2016 after 20 years. Leigh with her now ex-husband Phil Willis have two children: Daniel Oscar Willis (born in 2012) and James Willis (born in 2014).

How Tall is Leigh Sales?

Leigh has a height of 5feet 6inches and a balanced weight of 59 kg. She has green eyes and dark brown hair color. Her other body measurement is 36-29-35 inches. Her bra size is 34D. She fits in the dress size of 8 (US) and walks on a shoe size of 9(US). She is a straight sexual orientation.

Leigh is a very active user on social media. She has over 372K followers on Twitter profile @leighsales and 57.3K followers on Instagram profile @leigh_sales. Her original Facebook profile is not discovered.

Facts About Leigh Sales

  • #1Leigh suffered a uterine rupture (– a condition that is fatal to mother and child) during the birth of her first childbirth but they were lucky they survived.
  • #2She soon found out that her eldest child Daniel has a tremor in his hands which leads to several operations.
  • #3In January 2013 she hosted the 70-minute Townterview, a mix of a town hall and a television interview, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
Leigh Sales
Quick Facts of Leigh Sales
Celebrated Name Leigh Sales
Age 47 years old
Nick Name Leigh Sales
Birth Name Leigh Peta Sales
Birth Date 1973-05-10
Gender Female
Profession Australian journalist
Nationality Australian
Education Aspley State High School
Place of Birth Brisbane, Australia
Famous for hosting the Australian television channel ABC’s flagship news
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity White
Father Dale Sale
Mother Ann sale
Brother Glen Sale
Net Worth $460,000
Salary $280,400
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Phil Willis
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 59 kg
Body Measurement 36-29-35 inches
Dress Size 8 (US)
Shoe Size 9(US)
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