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 for 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 Steve Kroft who is an American journalist as well as a longtime correspondent of 60 Minutes. His reporting has gained so much acclaim, which also include three Peabody Award and nine Emmy Awards, one of which was an Emmy Award for the Lifetime Achievement.
Now let us know some more details related to his personal life biography which has been accessed through different sources. Kroft is the native of Kokomo, Indiana, United States of America. He has now reached the age of 70 and he was born on 22nd August of the year 1945. His parents are Fred Kroft and Margaret Kroft. He got enrolled at the Syracuse University from where he earned Bachelor’s Degree in 1967. While there, he was also the member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Completing his graduation, Kroft was drafted in US Army and served in Vietnam War.
It was in 1980 when he joined CBS News as a reporter in the Northeast Bureau based out in New York City. The following year, he was named as a correspondent and network soon moved him to the Southwest Bureau in Dallas where he served until 1983. Besides that, Kroft has also made his appearance as himself in an episode of Murphy Brown. He had also played as himself again in 2000 movie of Woody Allen known as Small Time Crooks in which he interviewed the character of Allen for a segment on 60 Minutes. His work has made him earn the estimated net worth of $8 million. More information about his TV shows can be obtained from various sources.
Steve Kroft has been active in this field since 1971 and it is sure that during these long 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 various social media. He has got more than thousands 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/stevekroftofficial. 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.
Kroft is married to his wife Jennet Conant who is also a journalist and an author. There is no detail found about when and where did the pair tied their knot. Additionally, Steve also has one child, a son named John Conant Kroft together with his wife. According to several reports, Steve has admitted about an affair with Lisan Goines who is a married lawyer from Manhattan.