Leigh Sales: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth

Leigh Sales: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Interests, Husband, Height, Achievements, Net Worth:    Currently 48 years old, Leigh Sales is a successful Australian Journalist working for ABC news. Besides that she is also an author. Sales has interviewed many famous personalities including almost every living Prime Minister of her country, Australia. Her first book named ‘Detainee 002 : The case of David Hicks’ was published in the year 2007 and gained her even more recognition and popularity. Here is some information regarding the life of the loved Australian Journalist. 

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Leigh Sales Career

In the year 1995, Sales joined the broadcasting station ABC of Brisbane. It was her first job since her graduation from college. She got the opportunity to cover the state elections of year 1999 as well as 2007. Not only that, But Sales was able to earn the chance to report for the Summer Olympics in year 2000. Between the years 2001 and 2005, Leigh Sales did the job of being the Washington Correspondent for ABC news.  Sales has covered several stories including the report on the Iraq War, the Presidential election for year 2004, Hurricane Katrina and Guantanamo Bay. Sales went on to be the co-host on a current affairs show of ABC news channel, which used to broadcast late in the night. The show also focused on Politics and international affairs. ABC then appointed Leigh as their national security correspondent for two years(2006 to 2008) in Sydney. She was then given the position of an anchor by ABC news for the program 7.30, again a current affairs program.  Leigh has taken interview of many well known figures, from Prime Ministers to  Hillary Clinton, Dalai Lama, as well as the Famous Paul McCartney.

Career as a Writer

Dating back to year 2007, Leigh published her first book titled ‘Detainee 002 : The case of David Hicks’, with the help of Melbourne University Publication. The book is about Mister Hicks’ case but also has a detailed explanation of the detainee policy of Bush administration in the War on Terror with mention of the cooperation by Australian government. She did not stop there and in year 2009, she went on to write and publish her second book named ‘On doubt’. In 2017, the book’s second edition was published with a newly added chapter which had the mention of American President Mr. Donald Trump and his presidency. Further, published in year 2018, ‘Any ordinary day’ is Leigh’s third book. Leigh has written the book with her own experience in journalism and news reporting field. Her writings have also made their appearance in Australian publications, including ‘The Bulletin’, ‘The Monthly’, as well as the popular ‘The Australian’. She started a podcast along with Annabel Crabb in the November of 2014 where Leigh can be heard talking about books, movies, television, the media and culture, the things she like.

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Leigh Sales Education

Teenager Leigh sales attended Aspley State High School of Queensland. For higher studies, She enrolled in the Queensland University of Technology for her Bachelors degree in Journalism. She then pursued the Master’s degree of International Relations from Deakin University.

Leigh Sales Personal Life 

Born in the Queensland region of Australia, Leigh is a May child. Her birth year is 1973, hence her age is 48.  Nothing is known about her family background. Currently, Leigh is a divorcee. Around 20 years ago, she tied the knot with her ex-husband Phil Willis. The couple gave birth to two lovely children. However, the marriage did not work and they parted ways in December of 2016. Leigh can be found on social sites like Instagram. She does not have much to hide and does not live a very private life.

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Here is the full Bio/Wiki of Leigh Sales, her family/ mother/ father/ brother name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, husband, sisters, daughters, cars, property, bikes, address, email, house, hometown, ethnicity, hometown, birthplace, parents, achievements, phone number, school, her Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, earning /income/net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Date Of Birth.

Leigh Sales  Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Leigh Peta Sales
Nickname Leigh
Gender Female
Profession Journalist, Author
Height (approx.)

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Weight (approx.)

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Eye Colour Dark Blue
Hair Colour Blonde
Date of Birth 10 May 1973
Age (as in 2021) 48 years
Birth Place New York, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality Australian
Hometown Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
School Aspley State High School, Queensland, Australia

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Deakin University, Australia

Educational Qualification BA in Journalism, MA in International Relations
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity White
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Writing
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known


Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Phil Willis
Children 2
Net Worth Not Known

Some lesser-known facts about Leigh 

  • Leigh Sales divorced after a marriage of over 20 years.
  • She has interviewed many former Prime Ministers of Australia.
  • She loves to write and has three books successfully published.
  • She is available on all three popular social sites.
  • Leigh Sales looks younger than her age.
  • She is currently 48 and was born in summer season.
  • She has two children.

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