Updated: 02/08/2017 11:04 AM | First Published: 02/07/2017 08:03 PM

Lester Holt’s son Stefan Holt is a reporter too

Photos of Lester Holt with son Stefan Holt

Lester Holt has been married for almost 34 years now. He is married to Carol Hagen and fathers two children, both sons. He exchanged wedding vows with wife Carol on 8 May 1982.

Talking about his married life with Carol, Lester Holt mentioned “laugh” to be the ingredient that keeps their relationship alive. He said, “We laugh a lot, we really do. I can be silly and she can be sillier. We just laugh through things and we know that everything, tough times will be a story at some point.”

Speaking about the support he has from his spouse, he also said, “I love her to death, she has been so wonderful, she knows this job is going to bring a lot of late-night phone calls, but she’s there for me and that means awful lots.”

Lester Holt’s both sons are adults now. His eldest son Stefan was born on 26 January 1987. He is married to Morgan Holt since 28 July 2012. He is a graduate of Pepperdine University and is already on the track of his father. Stefan launched his career as a reporter from the Chicago-based NBC-affiliated WMAQ-TV and is currently working for WNBC. 

Lester’s other son Cameron is less known to the media. 

An established journalist who has been honored with several prestigious awards, Lester Holt is also a musician. He is an avid bassist who spends his spare time playing music. Lester revealed his interest in bass guitar during an interview that published in the Making Music magazine’s September/October 2009 edition.

Lester is living with his wife in Manhattan, New York. They have a pet dog named Lucy.