Byron Pitts

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Journalist (1960)
Fri Aug 07 2020
By   Selena

Byron Pitts is a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist who is best known for working at ABC News. Currently, he serves for the network's late-night news program, Nightline, as a co-anchor. Prior to that, he was a chief national correspondent for The CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes. 

He was born on October 21, 1960, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. He is the son of Clarice Pitts who is a factory worker and William Pitts, a news producer and network vice president. He has one older sister named Saundra Pitts and brother, William M. Pitts. So far, he holds American citizenship and is of mixed ethnicity.

Blissful Married Life With Wife, Lyne Pitts

Fifty-Nine years old Byron is a happily married man. As of now, he has been relishing his healthy marital relationship with his supportive wife, Lyne Pitts, 65. She is a journalist and TV executive who works as a managing editor for The Root since February of 2014. 

Caption: Byron Pitts Is Married To Lyne Pitts For Nearly Three Decades
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But Pitts, who graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, BA, in 1982, has kept most of his married details under the wraps. Because of this, there is no further information about when and where they got married. But it seems the couple is in a marital relationship for over three decades.

After scrolling his social media account, we came to know that he keeps posting pictures mostly with her daughter. But up to now, Byron who attended Archbishop Curley High School neither shared a photograph of his wife nor talked about her to the public. Thus, he loves to live a very low key married life.

How Many Children Do Bryon and Lyne Have?

Altogether, Mr. and Mrs. Pitts have five children, three daughters, and two sons. Their daughter's names are Brittni Pitts, Christiani Pitts, Angela Pitts while their two sons' identity remains hidden or away from the limelight.

 Photo: Byron Pitts Attends The Kennedy Awards with His Daughter, Christiani Pitts
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The duo's youngest daughter Christiani was born on March 10, 1993. According to the sources, his eldest son completed his graduation from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2001 with a journalism degree. Also, he is a reporter with WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Net Worth and Earnings Of Byron Pitts

Since his beginning journalism career in 1983, Byron Pitts has amassed a huge amount of fortune for himself. As of early 2020, he has an impressive net worth of $5 million. He credits most of his earnings to his nearly four decades of a career as a journalist. 

Similarly, his annual salary might fall in the range from $99 thousand to $106 thousand for his work on ABC. Now, he serves as a co-anchor on the ABC's late-night news program, Nightline, alongside Juju Chang. As per sources, the Abc News Nightline special correspondent employee is making the wage from $85914 to $123304.

Byron Pitts co-anchored a special edition of “Nightline” with Juju Chang
Image: Byron Pitts With His Co-Anchor Juju Chang 
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In 1997, Pitts started working for CBS News where he served for CBS Evening News as a chief national correspondent until March 2013. So, he might be earned the payment about $167482 in a year. Janet Shamlian is another CBS Evening News reporter with $700k net value.

In addition to that, on September 29, 2009, he released his book titled Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges.

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