Bill Leslie Biography, Age, Wife, Songs, Books, and Net Worth

Bill Leslie Biography

Bill Leslie is an America Recording artist, Composer, and News anchor. He used to anchor the morning and noon newscasts for WRAL-TV which is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bill is a new age recording artist who performs together with his World Music band “Lorica” and Celtic fusion music composed by Leslie.

Bill Leslie Age

Leslie was born in the year 1950 and celebrates his birthday on the 26th of September in every year.

Bill Leslie Wife

Leslie is very secretive and likes to keep his relationship status on a very low key away from the public eye. He is very reluctant to reveal his personal life to the public.

Bill Leslie Career

After Leslie graduated from UNC in 1972, he started his radio and television career as a reporter and news anchor for WKIX radio in Raleigh, North Carolina. After working for three years, he moved and went to work for WTAR in Norfolk and KULF in Houston. In 1979, he went back as News Director for WRAL-FM.

In the year 1984, Bill transitioned to tv work with WRAL-TV, where he has stayed for more than thirty years. At that time, he served the television station in several roles, such as News Director, weekend anchor, environmental reporter, and co-anchor of the morning and noon newscasts. On the 29th of June in 2018, the journalist retired from WRAL-TV.


  • 2008: Blue Ridge Reunion
  • 2006: I Am a River
  • 2002: Christmas in Carolina
  • 2003: Peaceful Journey
  • 2002: Christmas in Carolina

Bibliography | Books

  • 2008: Blue Ridge Reunion

Bill Leslie Awards

  •  George Foster Peabody Awards (2)
  • Emmys Awards (2)
  • The Society of Professional Journalists National Distinguished Public Service Award
  • Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
  • National Headliner Award
  • Gavel Award
  • RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award
  • UPI National Award for Features and twice won the North Carolina Journalist of the Year

Bill Leslie Net Worth

The former enjoys a good salary/earning from his professional career. However, he is very secretive and likes to keep his financial status on a very low key away from the public eye/media. He is also reluctant to reveal his net worth due to public scrutiny and criticism. Once this information is revealed, it will be updated as soon as possible.

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Note: This biography is based on the available information as of 2023, and real-time updates or developments are being updated by our editorial team.