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Leslie Moonves is a leading media mogul who currently serves as the CEO and President of CBS Corporation. Before this, he has was assigned as the Co-president and Co-COO of Viacom. Inc. He is also known for his acting career, which didn’t last long and soon he shifted to the business side of television.
Leslie Moonves has been very successful throughout the years.
After realising that acting wasn’t his true calling, Leslie Moonves shifted his focus towards the business aspect of the entertainment field with procuring a job at ‘20th Century Fox Television’. There he was initially in charge of pay/cable as well as first-run syndication programming before being promoted to the position of Vice-president for the mini-series and movies department.
Family and Personal Life
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On the 17th of December, 1978, Leslie settled into a married life with Nancy Wiesenfeld, and the couple went on to have three children together. They got divorced in 2004, after which Leslie got married to the ‘The Early Show’ reporter Julie Chen whom he was already dating at the time of his divorce proceedings. He has a son named Charlie Moonves with her. Leslie Moonves currently lives in Beverly Hills, California.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Julie Chen (m. 2004), Nancy Wiesenfeld (m. 1978–2004)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Adam Moonves, Charlie Moonves, Sara Moonves, Michael Moonves)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Leslie Roy Moonves|
|Age (as of today)||74 years|
|Date of Birth||October 6, 1949|
|Place of Birth||New York, New York, United States|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||77 kg, 170 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$450 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Leslie Moonves' height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Leslie Moonves weighs 77 kg. Being born on October 6, 1949, translates to an age of 74 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
My wife is the host of ‘Big Brother.’ Her name is Julie Chen, and she’ll say, ‘Da da da, but first we do this.’ So they mashed together her saying ‘but first’ a couple dozen times. Literally. In different outfits. And when you cut it together like that, it appears very robotlike. They called her the Chenbot.Leslie Moonves
I am broadcaster’s biggest cheerleader because I genuinely believe in it. Where else can you get 20 million people a week watching ‘NCIS’ or ‘American Idol?’ Where else can you get 120 million watching the Super Bowl?Leslie Moonves
We realize that if we live in a world that depends totally on CBS.com, we’d be dead.Leslie Moonves
By the same token, I think news has more and more of a pro bono aspect to all the networks. When we do our election coverages throughout this coming year, it’s not a money-maker for us. It is more of a public service situation.Leslie Moonves
Rebuilding a network is a slow, brick-by-brick process. It’s not just creating a hit show – it’s building shows to back up that hit show; it’s creating an identity of success so that people want their shows on your network.Leslie Moonves