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Lester Don Holt, Jr.

Current Location:: New York, New York County, New York, United States
Birthplace: Marin County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Husband of Private
Father of Stefan Holt and Private

Occupation: Journalist
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • Private
    • Private
    • Private
    • Private

About Lester Holt

Lester Holt is an American journalist who anchors the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News. He is also the anchor for Dateline NBC. On February 9, 2015, he became the interim weeknight NBC Nightly News anchor, filling in for suspended anchor and managing editor Brian Williams. On June 18, 2015, he was made the permanent anchor of NBC Nightly News after NBC decided to keep Brian Williams as MSNBC breaking news anchor and reporter and fill-in NBC News breaking news anchor and reporter.

He is of African-American paternal ancestry and Jamaican, English, and East Indian maternal ancestry.


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Lester Holt's Timeline

March 8, 1959
Marin County, California, United States
January 26, 1987
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States