Byron Pitts who is ABC News chief correspondent and an author is a hardworking and established journalist in the media industry. He is also recognized as an Emmy Award-winning journalist and news expert.
Byron Pitts who has marked his commendable success in media industry did not achieve all this overnight. He had to overcome stammering and illiteracy until the age of 12 to achieve all this name and fame that he deserved.
Byron Pitts' Married Life, Wife, Children
Byron Pitts found love with renowned Television producer and wife Lyne Pitts (63) who is six years older than him. However, their exact wedding date is not yet revealed in the media. The Pitts couple is blessed with three daughters; Christiani Pitts, Brittni Pitts, and Angela Pitts. Byron is as well a stepfather to two sons; Daniel(Dan) Bowen and Ben Bowen.
As per the WRAL blog on 23 June 2009, Dan revealed that Byron was brought up in a family with tough love and that was what he exactly used for his stepsons. He further mentions that Byron is the major source of inspiration for Dan and Ben to work harder and achieve better in life.
Well, Byron Pitts has not only stood out to be a major inspiration for his stepsons but also his three beautiful daughters. He often shares pictures of his daughters on social media claiming that he is blessed to have such amazing and supportive daughters.
Back on 10 March 2018, he shared a picture with one of his three daughters, Christiani wishing her a very happy 25th birthday.
Byron Pitts with his daughter on her birthday back on 10 March 2018 (Photo: Byron Pitts' Instagram)
Byron is always blissful having been surrounded by such beautiful family members in his life and frequently share their pictures on social media.
More About Byron Pitts Career, Bio
Byron Pitts aged 57 was born on 21 October 1960 in Baltimore, the U.S. He grew up with so many obstacles and difficulties in his childhood. His family was in friction; his parents were separated when Byron was twelve years old. Pitts mother faced so many challenges and problem while Pitts was a child.
While Byron's parents' facing difficulties and challenges, he was battling his way through stammering and illiteracy until the age of 12. Pitts who possesses an Afro-American ethnicity has an impressive height which suits his personality.
Pitts who now has reached the soaring heights in the media industry completed his graduation from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and speech communication.
After graduation, he wanted to be a journalist and worked at various television stations. Finally, he got appointed as weekend sports anchor at WNCT-TV during 1983-84. While doing a different job and engaging with mixed media, he moved to Washington D.C as a correspondent for CBS Newspath.
Later on, he was named a CBS News correspondent in 1998. He was one of the CBS news reporters during 9/11 attacks. During his work, he won a National Emmy Award for his coverage. He covered other big stories including Iraq war, the war in Afghanistan, the mudslides in Central America and the refugee in Crisis in Kosovo and many more.
Besides that, he was named a co-anchor of ABC News Nightline in 2014, where he covered national news and reporting across the news division.
Furthermore, Byron is a successful person in the media industry; he enjoys an impressive salary which reflects in his net worth his estimated earning is a $5 million.