Ashleigh Banfield Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, CNN, Husband, Net Worth, and Twitter

Ashleigh Banfield is an American-Canadian host who is working at HLN. She serves as the host and legal expert on HLN.

Ashleigh Banfield Profile

Ashleigh Banfield is an American-Canadian host who is working at HLN. She serves as the host and legal expert on HLN. In addition, she is a former host of Early Start and Legal View with a show on CNN.

Ashleigh Banfield Education

Banfield attended Balmoral Hall School in Canada and later on, she attended a private university preparatory school which is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She left the private university preparatory school in 1985.

Ashleigh Banfield
Ashleigh Banfield

Later on, she joined  Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where he graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and French. In addition, she also attended the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, British Columbia where she graduated in 1992 after studying French.

Furthermore, she also attended Loyola Law School in California where she graduated with a Journalism Law School fellowship in 2009 and completed the Canadian Securities Course.

Ashleigh Banfield CNN

She served as the anchor of Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield each weekday at noon. Banfield joined the CNN team in 2011 as a morning show co-anchor. She has covered everything around the globe. Not long ago, she reported the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the George Zimmerman trial, the bombing at the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts, and from the scenes of the Jodi Arias trial.

In addition, she was responsible for informing the public about the happenings at both the George Zimmerman trial and the Jodi Arias trial. Furthermore, she also did work at ABC News where she served as a  correspondent reporting for Nightline, World News with Diane Sawyer, 20/20, and Good Morning America.

Quick Facts About Banfield

Age54 years old as of 2021
SpouseNot Available
Net Worth$3 Million

Previously, she also worked at TruTV where he served as the anchor and host of three programs inclusive of a daily legal news program Banfield and Ford: Courtside. Furthermore, for her achievement at Court TV, she was named by the Gracie Allen Awards in 2008 as the Outstanding Anchor.

Ashleigh Banfield NBC

Banfield also did work at Banfield from 2000 to 2004 where she served as a correspondent. While she was at the station, she served as the reporter for The Today Show, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, and Dateline. Furthermore, she earned an Emmy award for covering the terrorist attacks of September 11th reporting live from the World Trade Center in New York City.

In addition, she also worked at MSNBC where she anchored a number of primetime series inclusive of Ashleigh Banfield: On Location and A Region In Conflict. Furthermore, she also served as the host of LIVE from locations around the globe.

Her most noted interviews include Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, Hillary Clinton, Jane Fonda, Rosie O’Donnell, Donald Trump, Laura Bush, members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, George W. Bush, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, John McCain, Ben Stiller, Shimon Peres, Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Ministers Ehud Barak, and Hugh Grant.

Ashleigh Banfield Age

Banfield is 54 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 29, 1967, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She celebrates her birthday on the 29th of December every year.

Ashleigh Banfield Height

Banfield stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Ashleigh Banfield Family

She is the daughter of John Alexander Banfield and Suzanne Elizabeth. However, she has not revealed the names of her siblings.

Ashleigh Banfield Husband / Chris Haynor

Banfield is married to Chris Haynor. She married her boyfriend of three years, Chris Haynor, on December 29, 2017, during her 50th birthday, at the Hermitage Club ski lodge in Wilmington, Vermont.

She was previously married to real estate financier Howard Gould since 2004, who founded the carbon credit trading company Equator Environmental and is a great-grandson of railroad developer Jay Gould.

The two had met in 2002 at Central Park in New York while Banfield was walking her two Westies and Gould was walking his two pugs. Their wedding took place aboard a wooden yacht at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club in Canada. The couple later divorced and have two sons. She currently resides in Connecticut with her two sons.

Ashleigh Banfield Salary

Banfield has an annual salary of  $80,325.

Ashleigh Banfield Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $3 Million which she has earned through her career as a host.

Ashleigh Banfield Live Pd

As of April 28th, 2018, Banfield fills in as a backup host on the A&E hit show Live PD.

Ashleigh Banfield Crime & Justice

Banfield served as the host of Crime & Justice on CNN which aired from Mondays to Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm. On the show, Banfield tackles the day’s most pressing social and legal issues, hot topic debates with her own passionate point of view, and trials

Ashleigh Banfield Show | Tv Show

  • Banfield & Ford: Courtside
  • Open Court
  • MSNBC Live since (1996)
  • Live PD (since 2016)
  • Crime and Justice  with Ashleigh Banfield
  • Early Start (since 2012)
  • CNN Newsroom (since 2006)
  • American Morning (2001 – 2011)
  • Disorder in the Court (TV series) (2006 – 2014)
  • Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield(2013 – 2016)


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