Known for her exceptional courage, looks, and talent, Lara Logan is a South African television journalist who worked as a correspondent for CBS News between 2002 and 2018.
The war correspondent, Lara Logan, has worked hard to mark her place in journalism. After years of hard work, dedication, and passion, Lara has now established herself as one of the reputed journalists.
Like her professional career, Lara also had a hard time finding the perfect partner for her. After a failed marriage in the past, the television and radio journalist is currently in a strong and romantic marital relationship with her loving husband.
Who Is Lara Logan’s Husband?
The 49 years old journalist Lara Logan is married to Joseph (Joe) Burkett since 2008. Her husband Joe is a retired Army master sergeant whom she met years before in Afghanistan.
By late 2007, Lara had already begun dating Joe after dating him once in the past in Afghanistan. When the couple met in Iraq, Joe was a contractor in Baghdad and was also working for a firm called the Lincoln Group.
While they were dating, Lara’s boyfriend used to make a frequent visit to the CBS compound to meet her. Their relationship turned quite serious when they reconnected in Iraq. He even joined Lara when she covered news stories for CBS.
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How Many Children Does Lara Logan Have?
The year 2008 had quite a surprise for Lara. She parted ways with her first husband, got pregnant with Joe’s baby, married Joe, and also was made the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News.
Lara and her husband Joe welcomed their first child, a son named Joe aka Joseph. Joe is currently at the age of 11.
In the year 2010, Lara gave birth to their second child, a daughter named Lola. Lara altogether has 3 children- a daughter named Ashley from her previous marriage. Ashely was born in the year 2005.
She currently lives in Fredericksburg, Texas, with her family.
Her Previous Married Relationship & Divorce
In the late ‘90s, Lara was married to American Jason Siemon, who played in the British Basketball League.
After getting married to a professional basketball player, she moved to the UK. But as time passed, her relationship with her first husband turned sour which resulted in divorce in 2008.
Amidst the divorce, she was reportedly in a romantic relationship with CNN reporter Michael Ware. She then became a tablet target when she got pregnant with Joe’s child while she was still romantically linked with Michael.
What Is Lara Logan’s Net Worth?
The recipient of various awards and accolades, Lara Logan has been active as a journalist since 1988. With more than three decades of experience, Lara has not just garnered fame from her job, but also a huge fortune.
As of 2020, Lara Logan has a whopping net worth of $6 million. She has been able to assemble her net worth with the huge salary she receives from her job. Her salary is estimated to be $2 million.
- Lara Logan was born in the year 1971 to her parents in Durban, South Africa. Lara’s birthday is on the 29th of March.
- Lara was born to father Derek Logan and mother Yolanda Logan as one of their three kids. Her father was a textile importer.
- When Lara was just at the age of 8, her parents had a divorce after her father confessed to having a child by another woman.
- She attended Durban Girls' College and then the University of Natal from where she graduated with a degree in commerce in 1992.
- Lara, who reportedly stands tall at the height of 1.68 m, has worked for Daily News, CBS News, ABC News, NBC, and many more.
- Lara is currently working for Fox News channel where she runs a show called "Lara Logan has No Agenda."