Lis Wiehl is a multi-talented American lawyer, writer, legal analyst, and former Fox News Network staffer. She has served as an associate professor at the University of Washington Law School and as an adjunct professor at New York Law School.
During her time at Fox News, Wiehl appeared on so many programs, including Bill O’Rielly’s radio show. She is the daughter of an ex-FBI official named Dick Wiehl and was previously married to a fellow attorney named Mickey Sherman.
Lis Wiehl’s Bio
Lis Wiehl was born on 19 August 1961 in Yakima, Washington in the United States of America. She has a brother named Christopher, and both were raised by their parents Dick Wiehl, who worked as an FBI agent, and a Danish mother. While growing up, she attended West Valley High School, and after graduation, she enrolled at Barnard College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 1983. She also went to the University of Queensland, where she received a Master of Arts degree in Literature in 1985. Lis continued her studies at Harvard Law School, where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1987.
After graduating, Lis Wiehl began working as a trial lawyer in the law firm of Perkins Cole, and later, in 1990, she worked as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s office until 1995. During her time with the law firm, Lis Wiehl served as a legal correspondent and as a staff member of National Public Radio. During Clinton’s impeachment, she served in the United States House of Representatives as Principal Deputy Chief Minority Investigative Counsel for Democrats.
Subsequently, she was a Professor of Law at the University of Washington’s School of Law in Seattle from 1995 to 2001. During her time at the school, she also directed the Trial Advocacy Program.
Fox News Career
The multi-talented legal analyst joined Fox News in 2001 as a legal commentator for the popular Bill O’Reilly moderated shows The Radio Factor. She was given a corner entitled Lis on Law on the Fox website, where she writes about legal issues. Lis also appeared on other Fox shows, including The Kelly with Megyn Kelly, The O’Reilly Factor, Lou Dobbs Tonight, and Your World with Neil Cavuto. Lis Wiehl left Fox News in 2017 after some sexual harassment issues against Bill O’Reilly, for which she later received $32 million in a settlement.
Apart from being a great legal analyst, Lis Wiehl is a prolific writer and has published many books, including New York Times bestsellers such as The Separatist, Face of Betrayal, The Newsmakers, The 51% Minority, Eyes of Justice, Snapshot and Walking Hours and others.
Personal Life – Who is her Husband?
As the daughter of a former FBI agent, Lis likes to keep information about her personal life in the shadows without the interference of the media. She is married and the mother of two children. She married her long time friend Mickey Sherman, who is also a legal analyst and defense attorney. The duo sealed their marriage in 2006 at an elaborate wedding that took place at the Old Greenwich Restaurant in Connecticut. Their wedding was attended by very prominent guests.
Their marriage flourished until after six years many problems arose that could not be solved. The power couple finally separated in 2012 and Lis Wiehl was granted custody of her two children. Since the divorce, she has concentrated on raising her children and there is no news about their relationships.
Lis and Mickey have two children, a son named Jacob and a daughter named Danielle. There is no information about the current status of their children, their date of birth, education, and other details. Danielle and Jacob both live with their mother in New York City.
Lis Wiehl is a gorgeous lady with an attractive personality. She is very tall, stands 6 feet (1.83 m), which is above the average height of American women, and weighs 78 pounds (171 lbs). Lis has body measurements of 37-29-39 inches and a bra size of 34C. Her dress size is 10 and the shoe/foot size is unknown.
Lis Wiehl’s Net Worth
The professor has earned a lot of money with her legal career, her television career, and with the sale of her books. She has worked as a professor at New York Law School for many years and is also a legal analyst for Fox News, the National Public Radio Program, and Bill O’Reilly’s radio program.
Lis Weihl has net assets of $32 million, her net assets are earned through her career as a lawyer, her work at Fox News, and other ventures. She was reportedly paid $32 million by Bill O’Reilly in January 2017 as a settlement for sexual harassment charges.
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