Who is Leslie Marshall? Age, Bio, Net Worth, Husband, & Children
Leslie Marshall is a political pundit, democratic strategist, and on-air contributor for Fox News Channel. She is the first woman to host an issues-oriented program nationwide and has remained a talk host for over two decades now.
Is the Fox News Contributor Married? Who is her Husband? Does she have any kids? What’s her net worth in 2022? Read the article to know everything about the journalist.
Short Biography of Leslie Marshall: What’s her Age?
Leslie Marshall was born on Oct 2, 1972, in Boston. She is 49 years old as of 2022. Nonetheless, according to IMDb, she is 5 ft and 2 in (1.57 m) tall.
Leslie was born to a Jewish father and a Christian mother in the US and is of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
Marshall is originally from Fall River, Massachusetts, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications from Northeastern University. She has a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College.
Leslie Marshall’s Net Worth and Salary
While Marshall’s net worth has not been disclosed, she is estimated to have amassed a net worth of over $1 million as of 2022. She has been a radio talk hostess for 23 years and is currently nationally syndicated by TalkUSA Radio.
Marshall became the youngest person to be nationally syndicated on the radio after she replaced anchor Tom Snyder in 1992. Leslie started her career as a radio news reporter in Boston.
Following years of anchoring, reporting, and hosting music programs, she transitioned to a talk radio career at WNWS in Miami and remained there for three years.
Marshall currently hosts nationally syndicated The Leslie Marshall Show. She is also a Fox News contributor and writes weekly blogs for US News & World Report and POLITIX.
Husband & Children
Marshall married her husband, Asghar Husain, an Orthopedic Surgeon currently based in California.
He was born on June 28, 1996, and raised in a Muslim family. Asghar is American-born with Indian roots.
They started dating in 1988 and tied the knot after dating for nearly 8 years.
Leslie Marshall and her husband Asghar Husain
The couple lives in Los Angeles with their two children; a son and a daughter named Ella.
As a matter of fact, Leslie adopted her first child from Pakistan. Her daughter Ella was born on April 16, 2008. The couple resides with their children in Los Angeles where they own a medical center.
Who is Leslie Marshall’s Husband?
Asghar Husain is an orthopedic surgeon in California. He primarily focuses on shoulder, elbow, and knee surgeries and has experience of over a decade.
He received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and did his residency in orthopedic surgery at the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program, a sports medicine fellowship at Cincinnati Sports Medicine, and an AO visiting trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Moreover, he has also worked at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento as an orthopedic physician.
Had Difficulties while Adopting Child
Asghar and Leslie were heartbroken when they knew that they can’t have a healthy baby. Leslie had a higher chance of having the Canavan gene mutation because she was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Husain was also found to be a carrier of the neurological disease’s Turkish mutation, according to testing.
She always had a dream to adopt children which Husain supported but he wanted the child to be Indian. The couple couldn’t find any Indian child in America and even traveled to India.
However, they were stuck in bureaucracy and planned to adopt from Pakistan. They faced similar kinds of issues in Pakistan but did not give up.
Marshall and Husain finally found a child with the help of a foundation and returned back to the US after four months.
You can follow her on Instagram at @lesliemarshalltalker to know more about her professional and personal life.