Who does not like knowing about celebrities whom we see daily on screen or in magazines and newspapers? Maybe we all have known about them through different gossip sites or we may also have been dedicated fans of them through a long period. They are a huge part of our daily life and they also play very important role in our life to fill entertainment and excitement. One among them is Scott Pelley who is an American journalist. He is presently an anchor as well as a managing editor of CBS Evening News and he is also a correspondent for CBS News magazine, 60 Minutes. Apart from his position on the 60 Minutes, Scott had also served as a correspondent on 60 Minutes II from 1999 till 2004 and also as CBS News Chief White House Correspondent from 1997 until 1999.
Now let us know some more details related to his personal life biography which has been accessed through different sources. Pelley is the native of San Antonio, Texas, United States. He has now reached the age of 58 and he was born on 28th July of the year 1957. Although he is known by the name Scott Pelley, his full name is Scott Cameron Pelley. He was grown up in Lubbock. He went to get enrolled at the Coronado High School and graduated from there. After that, he obtained his first ever job in journalism when he was 15 years old as a copyboy for Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Later, he also attended the Texas Tech University and got majored in Journalism from there.
Scott Pelley has been active in this field since 1975 and it is sure that during this period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Even then, it is so much importance for each and every celebrity for creating their virtual image and also goodwill these days by interacting with the fans on several of the social media. He has got more than forty thousand of followers on Twitter and Instagram account. Additionally, he is also active on Facebook and the link to his Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/scottpelleyCBS. He also has a page on Wikipedia and IMDb and we can actually follow him on all of these websites to stay more updated on what is happening in his personal as well as professional life.
Scott Pelley is married to his wife named Jane Boone who is a former TV reporter with the Dallas TV station KXAS Channel 5. Before getting married to each other, the pair was in a relationship for many years. Later, their love finally resulted in marriage in 1983. Additionally, Pelley and Boone are also the proud parents of two children. They have good trust as well as understanding between them and it is the reason that they are together since their marriage. Apart from that, Pelley has been earning a handsome salary and his net worth has been estimated to be around $15 million.
Pelley stands at a height of six feet and one inch. Recently in 2016, Pelley and his team were awarded The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award for reporting on nerve gas attack that occurred in suburbs of Damascus, Syrian the year 2013.