Leslie Sykes Biography

Leslie Ann Sykes is an American television news anchor, journalist, and reporter who has been with ABC7 since  1994. Sykes is the morning and midday co-anchor of the “Eyewitness News” at KABC-TV, ABC’s owned and operated television station in Los Angeles.

Leslie Sykes Age and Birthday

Leslie is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born on 27 June 1965 in San Diego, California, United States. Leslie celebrates her birthday on 27 June every year.

Leslie Sykes Height and Weight

Sykes stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. She weighs 83 kilograms.

Leslie Sykes Family, Parents, and Siblings

Sykes was born as the youngest and the third daughter to her parents Abel Baxton Sykes, Jr. and Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes. She grew up with two older sisters – Dawn Carol Sykes and Daphne Grace Sykes.

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Leslie Sykes Husband

Leslie is happily married to her longtime husband, Patrick W. Spann. Her husband is the director of Enterprise Data Warehousing at Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. The couple is blessed with a son and they are currently living in the View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Leslie Sykes Education

Sykes attended St. Joseph High School. Later, she went to Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she majored and received a degree in English.

Leslie Sykes Career

Sykes started working as a general assignment reporter at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. She then completed an internship at KCOP and served as a desk assistant at KTTV. Finally, she booked herself her first on-air job at WDAM in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

At WDAM, Sykes was responsible for reporting and anchoring three shows a day. She then went on to work at WVUE in New Orleans, Louisiana. In December 1994, she began working as a general assignment reporter for KABC-TV’s Eyewitness News program in Los Angeles. She was promoted to co-anchor the weekend edition of the Eyewitness News in June 1999.

Leslie Sykes’s Net worth and Salary

Sykes has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million-$ 5 million. Her primary source is her career as a Journalist, anchor, and reporter. She also receives an annual salary of $ 55,378 per year.

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