Is Les Moonves married or dating? Regarding his marital status, Moonves is a married man. His has been married twice first in 1978 and second in 2004. His first wife’s name is Nancy Wiesenfeld and together they welcomed three children. One of their children is Sara Moonves who is known for being W magazine style director.
After twenty-five years of their conjugal life, Nancy filed for divorce in April 2003. The divorce was filed citing irreconcilable differences in Los Angeles Superior Court. Moonves started dating CBS’ The Early Show reporter, Julie Chen (born on January 6, 1970). He received an early divorce from the court on December 10, 2004. He was then married to Julie Chen (born on January 6, 1970) who is a television personality as well as a successful news anchor.
The couple became parents to a son in 2009. At present, he lives in Beverly Hills, California with his wife and other family members. He was also accused of sexually assaulting advice columnist E. Jean Carroll (born on December 12, 1943) on June 21, 2019. Let’s explore in detail about more interesting personal facts and biography of Moonves:
Who is Les Moonves?
Born as Leslie Roy Moonves, he landed the planet on October 6, 1949, which makes his age be 70 years old as of 2019. By profession, he is an American media executive best known for serving CBS Corporation as its Chairman and CEO from 2003 to 2018. He resigned from the post following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. Since 1999, he has seen serving ZeniMax Media as a member of the board of directors.
Early Life and Education
Moonves was born in 1949 and his place of birth is in Brooklyn, New York City, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Herman Moonves (father) and Josephine (Schleifer) Moonves (mother). Moonves was raised up in a Jewish family and spent his early life Valley Stream, New York.
He is blessed with two brothers including attorney Jonathan Moonves and one sister named Melissa Moonves Colon. Talking about his education and academic achievements, he went to Valley Stream Central High School for his high school graduation. For his higher education, he was enrolled at Bucknell University from where he received his graduation in 1971.
Career and Professional Life
Moonves worked at 20th Century Fox Television is in charge of the first-run syndication and pay/cable programming where he later turned as vice president of movies and mini-series. He has also served Saul Ilson Productions and Catalina Productions as vice president of development and development executive respectively.
In 1985, Moonves joined Lorimar Television as the executive and later became head of creative affairs in 1988. He also turned as president at Lorimar Television from 1990 to 1993. Lorimar Television and Warner Bros. Television started combined operations and Moonves was chosen as president/CEO in July 1993.
After two years, he was appointed as President of CBS Entertainment in July 1995. In 2003, he was able to become promoted to chairman and CEO of CBS. Following allegations of sexual assault against him, he resigned being replaced by Joe Iannello as an Interim CEO.
Les Moonves is a married man. He is having a happy conjugal life with news anchor Julie Chen since 2004 and together, they are blessed with a son born in 2009. With his former wife Nancy Wiesenfeld, he is a father to three children.
Leslie Moonves stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 11 inches. He weighs about 77 kilograms making him carry a maintained body structure. His body distinctive features include his wide face and thin eyebrows.
Salary and Net worth
American media executive Leslie Moonves has an estimated net worth of 700 million USD. For fifteen years, he has worked for CBS Corporation as Chairman and CEO. He has also been the part of ZeniMax Media, Viacom, Inc., Lorimar Television and Warner Bros. Television.
Wiki and Facts
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