Ashleigh Banfield is not a woman who is going to be afraid of politicians and tolerate their filthy comments and accusations. Apart from being the host for the legal news program named "Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield" for CNN, she is a woman of unflinching integrity and kicks back every dogs which try to bite her legs. And, recently the intolerant Canadian- American Journalist fired at North Carolina GOP precinct chair Don Yelton for calling her ‘bitch’ in his Facebook page last September. From debating with cantankerous politicians from a desk to covering news for criminals in the field, this 48 year old beauty can be seen everywhere.
The Winnipeg-born broadcaster officially began her journalism career in the year 1988 at Canada; she worked with CJBN TV in Kenora, Ontario. From 1993-95 she worked with CICT TV as evening news anchor and business correspondent, also she was the producer of the TV from 1992-93. In the year 2000 she was officially hired by MSNBC and her journalism career in US stared from there.
She became more popular in TV with her blonde hair and specially designed rectangular glassed, prefers short haircut and was rumored to almost every executives had a crush on her.
As a correspondent for ABC News, Banfield reported for Good Morning America, 20/20, World News with Diane Sawyer and Nightline. Prior to ABC, Banfield anchored and hosted three programs on TruTV (formerly Court TV) including a daily legal news program Banfield and Ford: Courtside; the weekly evening show Hollywood Heat; and the successful prime time special series that she created and co-produced, Disorder in the Court. In 2008, the Gracie Allen Awards named her Outstanding Anchor, recognizing her achievement at Court TV. Her Banfield and Ford: Courtside Fire -- earned a Telly Award in 2007
It was Banfield who covered the 9/11 attack and was just before the twin tower when it collapsed and crumbled. Later, it she revealed she got injured during covering the 9/11 attack.
Among the many who had an eye on her, only Howard Gould was able to impress this ‘chick’ and take her on a date. The real estate financier Howard Gould was the pinnacle of her love life ‘the one’ as she likes to put it who later became her husband and gifted her with two beautiful children. Reportedly, the two met at "Central Park" in New York got married in 2004. The wedding took place aboard a wooden yacht at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club in Canada. However, their beautiful relationship hit rock bottom and the couple later headed for a divorce.
The 47 year old television journalist became a naturalized U.S. citizen on October 24, 2008. This Canadian beauty is quite active on social platform. Ashleigh, on her twitter account, 32.9k followers and has 2670 tweets so far.