Leslie Sykes

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Leslie Sykes Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
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Leslie Ann Sykes is a news anchor, reporter, and journalist who has been with ABC7 since 1994. She is the morning and midday co-anchor of the “Eyewitness News” at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. 

Originally from San Diego, California, Leslie Sykes was born on June 27, 1965, under the star sign Cancer. The 58-year-old news anchor is American by nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She attended St. Joseph High School. Later, she went to Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she majored in and received a degree in English.

Quick Wikis

Real Name Leslie Ann Sykes
Birthday June 27, 1965
Birthplace San Diego, California, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Journalist
Married/Husband Patrick W. Spann
Net Worth $1 Million
Parents Abel Baxton Sykes, Jr., Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes.
Siblings Dawn Carol Sykes and Daphne Grace Sykes

Leslie Sykes Net Worth and Salary

After graduation, 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.

Leslie Sykes Net Worth, Salary, Income
Leslie Ann Sykes is an American television news anchor, journalist, and reporter.

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.

Sykes’ effort, time, and talent in her career on the air have paid her with sufficient wealth and fortune. She receives a handsome salary for working as an anchor on Channel 7’s morning news. As of 2023, Leslie Sykes holds a net worth of $1 million.

Married to Husband, Patrick W. Spann

Sykes is happily married to her longtime husband, Patrick W. Spann. Her husband is the director of Enterprise Data Warehousing at Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.

Leslie Sykes Married, Husband, Son
Sykes is married to Patrick Spann and the couple is blessed with a son.

Sykes hasn’t unveiled any information about what her wedding was like and when she first met her loving husband. All that is known is that she shares a son, Patrick Jr, with her husband. The family of three live happily in the View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Parent, Siblings, and Family

Sykes was born as the youngest and the third daughter to 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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Her father worked as an administrator for Compton Community College. Sadly, her father passed away on December 19, 2012. Likewise, she lost her mother on July 5, 2021.

Leslie Sykes Height and Weight

Leslie Sykes Height and Weight

Sykes has a decent height of 5 feet 6 inches. She is a woman who has aged gracefully and still possesses a well-maintained, fit body that weighs 66 kg. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Leslie Sykes’s FAQs

How old is Leslie Sykes?

Leslie Sykes is 58 years old, born June 27, 1965.

Where was Leslie Sykes born?

Leslie Sykes was born in San Diego, California, USA.

How much is Leslie Sykes' salary?

Leslie Sykes earns $170,000 annually.

What is the net worth of Leslie Sykes?

Leslie Sykes net worth is $1 million.

Where is Leslie Sykes today?

Leslie Sykes currently lives in View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Is Leslie Sykes married?

Leslie Sykes is a married woman.

Who is Leslie Sykes husband?

Leslie Sykes' husband is Patrick W. Spann.

How tall is Leslie Sykes?

Leslie Sykes is 5 feet 6 inches tall.

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