Leslie Sykes

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Leslie Sykes Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
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Leslie Ann Sykes Wikis

Real NameLeslie Ann Sykes
BirthdayJune 27, 1965
BirthplaceSan Diego, California, U.S.
Zodiac SignCancer
ProfessionNews anchor, Reporter, and Journalist
Married/HusbandPatrick W. Spann
Net Worth$700 Thousand
ParentsAbel Baxton Sykes, Jr. and Sylvia Mae Thierry Sykes.
SiblingsDawn Carol Sykes and Daphne Grace Sykes

Leslie 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 Ann Sykes was born on 27 June 1965 under the star sign Cancer. The 56-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 and received a degree in English.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

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 into her career on the air have paid her with sufficient wealth and fortune. She receives a handsome salary for working as an anchor in Channel 7’s morning news. As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand.

Married, Husband, and Children

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 how 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.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

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.


Her father worked as an administrator for Compton Community College. Sadly, her father passed away on 19 December 2012. Likewise, she lost her mother on 5 July 2021.

Body Measurements: 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 66kg. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

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