Elisabeth Leam Biography
Who is Elisabeth? Elisabeth Ann Leamy, an American journalist, author, and speaker, was born on September 10, 1967. She currently contributes to The Washington Post in a column. Additionally, Leamy is the host of the “Easy Money” podcast, which is created in Washington, D.C. by District Productive. Since 2013, Leamy has served as the show’s investigative correspondent. She served as the consumer reporter for Good Morning America and other ABC News programs from 2005 through 2013. From 2006 through 2015, Leamy contributed a business column to ABC News. She served as the host of the YouTube program “Free For All” in 2014, which discussed the free goods and services accessible to customers.
In addition to receiving 13 Emmy awards, Leamy is the author of two books, Save BIG: Cut Your Top 5 Costs and Save Thousands (2010) and The Savvy Consumer: How to Avoid Scams and Rip-Offs That Cost You Time and Money (2004). Leamy belongs to the National Speakers Association and works as a professional speaker. She speaks on topics including saving money, professional success, media pitching, and financial literacy.
Elisabeth Leamy Age
On September 10, 1967, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America, Elizabeth Ann Leamy was born. By September 2023, she will be 56 years old.
Elisabeth Leamy Education
She graduated from Ross, California’s The Branson School with a diploma. Leamy earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and her graduate degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Elisabeth Leamy Family
Leamy is the daughter of Jeanne MacLeamy, a Novato, California, city councilwoman, and Patrick MacLeamy, chairman of the architectural company HOK. Elisabeth is related to Masters of Reality’s drummer John Leamy.
Is Elisabeth Leamy Married? Husband
Leamy is happily wed to financial planner Kris Persinger, and the two of them have a daughter named Kelsea Adair Leamy Persinger.
Elisabeth Leamy Author- Books
Leamy’s second book is titled Save BIG: Cut Your Top 5 Costs and Save Thousands (2010). Avoiding Scams and Rip-Offs That Waste Your Time and Money, by The Savvy Consumer, 2004.
Elisabeth Leamy ABC
At KERO-TV 23 in Bakersfield, California, Leamy started her career as a television news reporter. From 1994 until 1997, she then worked for WFLA-TV in Tampa. From 1997 through 2005, Leamy worked as an investigative and consumer reporter for Fox 5 WTTG in Washington, DC.
Elisabeth Leamy now contributes a consumer column to the Washington Post where she writes on issues including how to avoid robocalls, whether pricey paint brands are worthwhile, and how to save money on organic goods. In June 2006, Leamy started a podcast titled “Easy Money” that discussed strategies to increase your income, increase your savings, and locate any unclaimed funds. Leamy gives thorough episode notes for her listeners on the podcast’s companion site.
Leamy is still employed by The Dr. Oz Show as an investigative journalist. She routinely appears as a guest on radio and television stations in Washington, D.C., to discuss her consumer and medical reports.
She served as the consumer reporter for Good Morning America and other ABC News programs from 2005 through 2013. Leamy is still contributing to the ABC News Business section. She was the host of the YouTube program “Free For All,” which discussed the free goods and services that are offered to customers. Leamy is the author of two books, The Savvy Consumer: How to Avoid Scams and Rip-Offs That Cost You Time and Money (2004) and Save BIG: Cut Your Top 5 Costs and Save Thousands (2010).
While working for WTTG in 1999, Leamy aired an investigative piece about the “Buzz” rave party in Washington, D.C. According to the report, party security provided by D.C. police officers off-duty disregarded drug usage by attendees. The narrative was questioned by The Washington City Paper. Following a brief shutdown, Buzz’s owners eventually filed a lawsuit against WTTG.
For Good Morning America in 2006, Leamy looked into the herbal treatment “Airborne” and questioned the marketing claims and clinical study data presented by the manufacturer. After two years, Airborne agreed to settle a class action lawsuit and FTC accusations while denying any wrongdoing and offering to reimburse customers for up to $30 million.
President Barack Obama and Leamy spoke exclusively in 2010 about the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Leamy produced a series of “Show Me the Money” segments for Good Morning America between 2011 and 2012 that helped reconnect people with approximately $2 million in unclaimed government funds. The most popular online feature on ABC in 2012 was Leamy’s account of a West Virginia woman who was battling an aggressive debt collector to collect a $10 million judgment.
Epidural steroid injections for back pain are not FDA-approved and have resulted in injuries and fatalities, Leamy reported in 2013 for The Dr. Oz Show. She then claimed that the adverse effects of LASIK eye surgery were more severe than initially thought. For The Dr. Oz Show in 2015, Leamy revealed that eleven physicians who had called on Columbia University to oust Dr. Oz have connections to the genetically modified food business. Genetically engineered food ought to be identified as such, according to Dr. Oz.
Elisabeth Leamy Salary / Net Worth
An estimated pay range for Leamy is $40,00 to $110,500 annually. Elisabeth’s projected net worth as of 2023 is between $1 million and $5 million.
Elisabeth Leamy Twitter / Facebook
Leamy has significantly increased her following on Facebook and Instagram, and you can also find her on Twitter. Elisabeth has over 10.4k followers on her official Twitter handle @elisabethleamy, and she has 11k fans on her own Facebook page @elisabeth leamy.