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Leigh Sales Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Separated, Age, Wiki-Bio.

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Australia has given us a lot of things: beautiful beaches, the outback, legendary actors and musicians, the list could go on endlessly. On their list of prized assets is one Leigh Sales. Leigh is a remarkable woman who has led a life full of ups and downs, happiness and tragedy. That will be our main focus today.

We are going to take a look at Leigh’s life to examine her net worth and salary before segueing into her personal life. How old is Leigh Sales? Is she married or separated from her husband? If so, who is her husband?

Leigh Sales Net worth, Salary.

Unlike in other countries, Australian privacy rights shield broadcasters from disclosing their salaries. So it’s hard to determine Leigh Sale’s current net worth and salary. At the moment, it remains at $2 million.

However, a leaked salary spreadsheet in 2013 suggested that the Australian broadcaster was on a salary of $280000 at the ABC network. This amount could have only risen as the years progressed, owing to Leigh’s growing experience and popularity.

From this, it’s safe to say that we can place Leigh on the top half of the spectrum in terms of net worth.

Leigh makes a living as the host of ABC’s 7:30. She is also a writer and published author whose works are well known. Her success in writing has also helped to increase her net worth.

Leigh Sales Houses

Reports suggest that the broadcaster recently purchased a five-bedroom mansion in Sydney, valued at $2 million. Before this, Sales and her husband owned property in Glebe. The four-bedroom house was valued at $2.6 million. It was her family home until very recently.

Image of Television Presenter, Leigh Sales house at Glebe
Television Presenter, Leigh Sales house at Glebe

Career info.

Journalism is something that has always been in Leigh’s blood. Her passion for media was evident right from early on. The Australian broadcaster is a Queensland University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. Leigh Sales also holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the prestigious Deakin University.

Before joining ABC, sales was part of the Nine Network. Between 1999 and 2007, she worked at various places: she was employed by the national radio for current affairs, a reporter covering the Olympics and State elections.

Leigh Sales’ big break came in 2001 when she was appointed as the ABC network correspondent for Washington, which she would hold until 2005. While in America, she would cover Hurricane Katrina, the Iraq War, the 2004 presidential election, and many more stories.

In 2006, Sales moved back to Sydney to serve as the national security correspondent. From then, she would continue to build her image and popularity. The broadcaster reaped the rewards of her hard work in 2011 when the network appointed her as a presenter for its flagship news show.

Leigh would also publish her first book, Detainee 002, in 2007. It was an instant bestseller, but it would take another two years before she published her second book.

Leigh Sales and Husband Phil Willis are now Separated after ten years of marriage.

Leigh Sales is presently divorced at the moment and not dating anyone. The popular broadcaster was once married to Phil Willis. Leigh and her ex-husband tied the knot in 1996 and stayed married till 2006. In between, they had two beautiful children together.

Image of Leigh Sales with her husband Phil Willis with their kids
Leigh Sales with her husband Phil Willis with their kids

Leigh Sales Age, Parents, Family, Siblings, wiki-bio, facts.

Full name Leigh Peta Sales
Age 48 years old.
Date of Birth May 10th, 1973
Place of Birth Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Profession Journalist and Author
Net worth Undisclosed
Husband Phil Willis (ex-husband)
Kids 2
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity Caucasian
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Parents Dale and Ann Sales

 Leigh Sales was born in Brisbane, on May 10th, 1973, to parents Dale and Anne Sales. This makes her 48 years old at the moment. The famous journalist grew up alongside her brother Glen. Leigh’s life has been a mixed bag of ups and downs. She has suffered two near-death experiences, the latest while she was pregnant with her second child. The broadcaster also lost her father, Dale.

Image of Leigh Sales Late father Dale
Leigh Sales Late father Dale


Throughout the hard times, Leigh has remained strong, focusing on her work and children. She is an inspiration to us all.

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