Lee Cowan Bio, Age, Height, Family, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Children

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Lee Cowan Biography

Lee Cowan is an American  CBS News National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News. She is also a substitute anchor for CBS Sunday Morning.

Lee Cowan Age

He was born in the year 1965 on the 1st of May in  Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. He is therefore currently 57 years of age.

Lee Cowan Height

Cowan has an average body measurement height by the look of his photos. However, his height is estimated to be 5ft and 8inches which is the same as 1.73 meters tall.

Lee Cowan Weight

He has a moderate body measurement weight, however, his exact measurement for his weight is not available because is not publically disclosed.


He was born Leland P. Cowan in  Salt Lake City, Utah, United States by his both loving parents. Leland B. Cowan his father was a surgical and radiation oncologist, while his mother was  Constance W. Cowan. So it’s not known whether he has other siblings because is not available publically, though we will update it as soon as we fetch it.

Lee Cowan Education

After graduating from high school with good grades, he did join the University of Washington. Later he did graduate from the university with a double major in communications and speech communications in 1988.


Cowan is an award-winning journalist serving as a national correspondent and also a replacement anchor for “CBS Sunday Morning.” He also reports and appears on all CBS News broadcasts together with platforms.

Cowan did conduct various events and interviewed a variety of news and entertainment personalities also prominent people such as First Lady Michelle Obama,  comedy great Carol Burnett, pop star Bruno Mars, and also tennis legend Billie Jean King.

Furthermore, he did also cover issues ranging from the nation’s public defender system, the water crisis in the Navajo Nation, and also childhood hunger. In his early 30s, he did spend two decades career at CBS News spread over two periods.

In addition to that Lee did cover the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the terrorist attack on the 11th of September, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the 2006 conflict in Beirut, and also the 2006 tsunami in Indonesia.

As a national correspondent for  NBC News and also reporting for the “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC, Cowan was given a task to cover the campaign and election of Barrack Obama, the crisis in Libya, the tsunami in Japan in 2011, the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.

Prior to that Lee did serve as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, he was also a researcher for CBS News’ “CBS News Nightwatch” and then later in for the “CBS Evening News” in Washington, D.C.

He did start his career working as local news and serving as an anchor and reporter for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. Cowan was also an anchor and reporter for WWMT-TV, in Kalamazoo. In addition to that Cowan held positions as news director and also anchor at NBC be in league with KIEM-TV Eureka, Calif.

Lee Cowan’s Net Worth

Apparently, his net worth as an American  CBS News National Correspondent for the CBS Evening News has a net worth ranging from $1million to $5million dollars.

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The annual salary that he receives ranges from $62,300 to $122,500 dollars.

Lee Cowan Wife

He is a husband to a beautiful lady Molly Palmer who is a television associate producer. They tied their knot in 2012 to date.


Lee Cowan has two children, however, the information about their names and age is not available at the moment but we will update you soon.

How old is Lee Cowan?

He was born in the year 1965 on the 1st May in  Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. He is therefore currently 57 years of age.

How tall is Lee Cowan?

His body estimation height is 5ft and 8inches which is the same as 1.73 meters tall.