Lara Logan - Updated May 2024

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Lara Logan

Lara Logan is a South African television and journalist. Lara Logan is popular as the CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent. Moreover, she has worked for the Sinclair Broadcast Group and Fox News.

Early Life and Childhood

Lara Logan was born into the world on 29 March 1971 in Durban, South Africa. As of 2024, she is 53 years old. Her parents’ names as well as her siblings’ names are not known yet.

Her full name is Laura Logan.  She belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and is known to be an Atheist. Her Zodiac sign is Aries.

As for her education, she enrolled at the Durban Girls College. Later, in 1992 they graduated with a degree in commerce from the University of Natal.

Besides that, she has a diploma in French Culture, Language, and History of Alliance Francaise.

Lara Logan – Professional Life

Lara Logan started working in the Sunday Tribune as a news reporter in 1988 and then later moved to DailyNews in 1990.

Then after graduating from university, he joined Reuters Television and worked as a senior producer. However, she again left the job and worked as a freelancer.

Likewise, she was employed with CNN, covering episodes, for example, the 1998 United States consulate bombings in Nairobi and Tanzania, the contention in Northern Ireland, and the Kosovo war.

Logan was employed in 2000 by GMTV Breakfast Television as a reporter; she additionally worked with CBS News Radio as an independent journalist.

Days after the September 11 assaults, she asked a representative at the Russian Embassy in London to give her a visa to head out to Afghanistan.

Joseph Burkett

Caption: Joseph Burkett returns on TV (Sources: The Daily Beast)

CBS News offered her an undeniable journalist position in 2002.

She spent a significant part of the following four years announcing from the combat zone, incorporating disaster areas in Afghanistan and Iraq, regularly inserted with the United States Armed Forces.

Many of her reports were for an hour II. She was additionally a standard supporter of the CBS Evening News, The Early Show, and Face the Nation.

In February 2006, Logan was elevated to “Boss international concerns reporter” for CBS News. Logan left CBS News in August 2018.

The next year, she joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group on a transitory premise, as a reporter giving an account of the United States-Mexico border.

Lara Logan – Net Worth 2024

She has an estimated net worth of around $6 million as of 2021. Her sources of income are Journalism, producing and working for many news channels, etc.


Other than that there is no data regarding her salaries as well as other assets. Moreover, she has won different awards for her brave and outstanding career.

She has won the David Bloom Award, Gracie Award, Emmy Award, Overseas Press Club Award, Murrow Award, etc for her impressive work in the field of Journalism.

Lara Logan – Personal Life

She is married to Joseph Burkett the US government defense contractor from Texas in 2008. Together they have two children Lola Burkett and Joseph Burkett who live in Washington DC.

Before that, she was married to Jason Siemon. However, the marriage could not last long as it ended in divorce.

Lara Logan

Caption: Lara Logan and husband Joseph Burkett (Sources: Pinterest)

Moreover, she is a journalist and controversy is part of it. She along with her crew has been arrested by the Egyptian army while covering the Egyptian revolution.

she was sexually assaulted and beaten while covering the celebration in Tahrir Square. Her criticism of the media has also been controversial as she is not afraid to cover things in the media.

Body Measurement

Lara Logan is 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m) tall and has a body weight of around 61 Kg (134 lbs). She has a body measurement of around 38-34-36 inches with an hourglass body type.

Other than that she got a pair of blue eyes and blond color hair.

Joseph Burkett

Caption: Lara Logan Body Measurement (Sources: HuffPost)

Social Media

She is active on social media. Her Instagram account lara_j_logan has more than 22k followers.

Her Twitter account @laralogan has more than 200k followers and her Facebook account Lara Logan has more than 143k followers.