Leslie Sykes Profile
Leslie Sykes is an American news anchor, journalist, and reporter working for ABC7 serving as a co-anchor. She has been working for the network since 1994.
Leslie Sykes Career
Sykes is the co-anchor of the ABC7 Morning Show from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. She was born in San Diego, California, and raised in Compton. She studied at St. Joseph High School and then attended Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she majored in English.
Upon graduation, she took a job as a general assignment reporter at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. Sykes completed an internship at KCOP and was a desk assistant at KTTV before landing her first on-air job in Hattiesburg, Mississippi at WDAM. There Sykes reported and anchored three shows a day and produced a newscast. She went on to work at WVUE in New Orleans, Louisiana. In December 1994, she returned to Los Angeles as a general assignment reporter for KABC-TV’s “Eyewitness News” program.
Whenever he is not working, he finds pleasure in spending her free time with her family and friends. She is also very much active when it comes to her social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.
Leslie Sykes Age
Sykes was born Leslie Ann Sykes on June 27, 1965, in San Diego California, United States (she is 56 years old as of 2021.)
Leslie Sykes Height
Sykes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Quick Facts About Leslie Sykes
|Age||56 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Leslie Sykes Family / Parents
Sykes is the daughter of Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes and Abel Baxton Sykes, Jr. (June 1, 1934 – December 19, 2012). She has two older sisters, Dawn Carol Sykes, and Daphne Grace Sykes. Her father worked as an administrator for Compton Community College.
Leslie Sykes Husband/ Patrick Spann
Sykes is married to Patrick Spann. The couple is blessed with a son and currently lives in the View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Leslie Sykes Salary
Being one of the top reporters for ABC7, Sykes earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Leslie Sykes’s Net Worth
Sykes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor, journalist, and reporter.
Leslie Sykes’ mother passed away
On July 6, 2021, Sykes shared a post on her Instagram page paying tribute to her mother stating ” Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes Sunrise: 11.28.36 – Sunset: 7.5.21 Always in my heart.” Her mother by the name of Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes passed away on 7/5/2021. This was one of the reasons why Syke was away from work that month.
Leslie Sykes Nationality
Sykes was born and raised in America and hence holds American nationality.
Leslie Sykes ABC7
At ABC7, Sykes works alongside;
- Marc Cota-Robles – General Assignment Reporter
- Adrienne Alpert – General Assignment Reporter
- Rachel Brown – Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
- Marc Brown – Anchor
- Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Rachel Jordan – Community Journalist
- Brandi Hitt – Journalist
- Miriam Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
- Jade Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
- Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
- Denise Dador – Health Specialist