Lesli Foster Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WUSA, Salary, and Net Worth

Lesli Foster Profile

Lesli Foster is an American Award-Winning Anchor and Reporter working at WUSA-TV in Washington serving as the Weeknight Anchor at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. She previously worked at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland where she served as a reporter.

Lesli Foster Career

Foster went to Howard University where she graduated. Foster serves as the Weeknight Anchor at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. on WUSA-TV based in Washington, D.C. In addition to these roles, she is also the lead for “Impact” a series that links the community and WUSA-TV. Since joining WUSA-TV in 2001 and has enclosed a to of major events as well as stories all across Washington.

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Lesli Foster Photo

Prior to working at WUSA-TV, she worked at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland where she served as a reporter. She kickstarted her journalism career working at WEYI-TV outside of Flint, Michigan where she served as a MMJ and Reporter. Since starting her journalism career, she has won several awards and honors including Associated Press, four Emmys for Best Anchor – plus numerous other Emmys, Gracies, NABJ Salute To Excellence, TEGNA Make A Difference awards, and Edward R. Murrow.

Foster is an active member of the International Women’s Forum DC, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, the Potomac Valley Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, and the National Association of Black Journalists. In 2012, she started “Girlfriends Give Back,” a charity organization where Lesli raises and funds money to introduce women to everyday philanthropy. The collected funds are directed to small but impactful organizations that specialize in helping out not-so-well families all across Washington and beyond.

Lesli Foster Age

Foster was born on December 22, 1975, in Lansing, Michigan. She is therefore 48 years old as of 2023 and celebrates her birthday every year on December 22.

Lesli Foster Height

Foster stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Lesli Foster Family

Foster was born in Michigan but grew up in Detroit with her mother Gail Foster-Dorsey. Lesli once publicized that her mother was one of the two African-American students in her school and was not allowed to board the school bus hence she had to walk over a mile to and from school every day. On November 28, 2023, she posted her mother on her Instagram Account wishing her a happy 74th birthday.

Lesli Foster Husband

Foster is happily married to John Mathewson who is working at HSC. On June 18, 2023, she posted a photo of her daughter and husband wishing her husband a happy Father’s Day.

Lesli Foster Daughter

Foster and John are proud to be parents to their daughter, Jordan Elise Mathews. Jordan was born on October 6, 2005, and celebrates her 18th birthday on October 6, 2023. On October 6, 2023, Lesli posted a photo of her daughter on her Instagram Account wishing her a happy 18th birthday.

Lesli Foster Salary

Being one of the top Anchors and Reporters for WUSA, Lesli earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000. 

Lesli Foster Net Worth

Foster has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Lesli Foster Nationality, Race, and Ethnicity

Foster was born and raised in the USA and hence holds the USA nationality/citizenship. Concerning her race and ethnicity, she is of African-American descent and Black. She is also an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Lesli Foster WUSA

Foster is working at WUSA where she works alongside other famous WUSA anchors and reporters including

  1. Lorenzo Hall
  2. Topper Shutt
  3. Annie Yu
  4. Allison Seymour
  5. Larry Miller
  6. Darren M. Haynes
  7. Sharla McBride
  8. Adam Longo
  9. Chester Lampkin
  10. Kaitlyn McGrath
  11. Miri Marshall
  12. Makayla Lucero
  13. Marcella Robertson
  14. Delia Goncalves
  15. Ellen Bryan

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