Ashleigh Dennistoun Banfield is an American-Canadian journalist who is hosting Live PD show on A & E. Ashleigh is 52 years old, she was born on 29 December 1967. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Banfield adopted her trademark rectangular eyeglasses and has her own style of eyeglasses. Ashleigh became a United States citizen in 2008, October.
Ashleigh Banfield Education Details
Ashleigh attended Balmoral Hall School in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Balmoral Hall School is a private university preparatory school. She studied at Queen’s University, Kingston where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science and French in 1988. Thereafter, she advanced her French studies at University of British Columbia and finished in 1992.
Ashleigh went to Loyola Law School in California in 2009, where she got a Journalism Law School fellowship. Later she studied Canadian Securities Course.
Ashleigh Banfield Parents
Banfield parents are John Alexander Banfield and Suzanne Elizabeth. She has one brother who works in Alaska.
Ashleigh Banfield Marriage Details
Banfield has two husbands, her first marriage was to Howard Gould in 2004. Howard is a real estate financier and also founder of carbon credit trading company Equator Environmental. They got divorced. They have two sons, Jay Fischer Gould born on 2005, October and Ridley Banfield Gould born in May 21, 2007.
Banfield started dating Chris Haynor for three before they tied the note on December 2017 as she celebrated her 50th birthday. The event was in Wilmington, Vermont at the Hermitage Club ski lodge.
Ashleigh Banfield Social Media Presence
Banfield is on Twitter where she has 87.2K followers, her Twitter handle is @TVAshleigh. She has a Facebook page with more than 20K likes. She is also on Instagram; ashleighbanfield she has 6.8k followers.
Ashleigh Banfield Career Details
Banfield started her career in Canada then proceeded to the United States of America. She started her career in 1988, in CJBN-TV and CKY-TV. Banfield was the host of the weekend news for CFRN-TV. Thereafter, she produced at CFRN-TV for one year. Between 1993 to 1995 she worked as a business correspondent and as the evening news anchor.
Banfield also worked as a freelance associate producer with ABC’s World News Tonight. Here she worked did two major Summits the April 1993 Clinton/Yeltsin and the 1991 Bush/Gorbachev.
Banfield worked for MSNBC in early 2000, here she hosted the MSNBC Investigates. Thereafter, she became part of the hosts of Homepage at NBC News.
During one of her reporting she was involved in an accident, when the 7 World Trade Center collapsed, and she lost two friends in the process while she suffered minor injuries. After the story reporting she got a promotion and she was the new producer of “A religion in Conflict”, a new program. She covered the conflict in Afghanistan then in Pakistan she interviewed woman aiding refugees. When the program was over she got an opportunity in the 10pm show Ashleigh Banfield on Location.
In 2005, she became the co-host of Banfield & Ford show at CourtTV then got another task of hosting the Open Court Series before handling her last task at the network as a reporter of the Casey Antony trial.
In January 2012 Banfield joined Cable News Network as a co-anchor of the Early Start -a morning show. While on CNN she moved on different shows like CNN Newsroom and Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield.
Ashleigh moved to HLN station, where she hosted the Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield, which was later rebranded as Crime & Justice with Ashleigh. She was later laid off in October 2018 after she wrote an open letter slamming Grace who was Aziz Ansari accuser.
In her career as an actress and a producer, she has done three films known as “House of Cards” in 2013, “The rise of the damned” in 2011 and “Breaking Bad” in 2008.
Ashleigh Banfield Net Worth
Ashleigh estimated net worth is USD 3 Million. She has earned her wealth from her career as a journalist.
Ashleigh Banfield Body Measurements
Ashleigh has a height of 5 feet (1.52 m) 8 inches (0.2 m).
Ashleigh Banfield Awards
Ashleigh during her career as a journalist she has won two Iris Awards. These are Best of Festival and Best News Documentary.
Ashleigh also received an award for the series “To serve and Survive” – a Texas Associate Press Award.