Scott was born as Scott Cameron Pelley on 28th July 1957 in San Antonio, Texas, United States to parents, Wanda Graves Pelley and John Elmer Pelley, Jr. He spent most of his childhood days in Lubbock with his sibling, John Pelley. He then went on to attend and graduate from Coronado High School. He joined Texas Tech University based in Lubbock and majored in journalism.
He began his career in journalism first at KSEL-TV based in Lubbock. Since then he moved to working for KXAS-TV based in Fort Worth, WFAA-TV in Dallas and more. Scott joined CBS News in 1989. He went on to cover many events such as 1993 World Trade center Bombing, 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing, Bill Clinton presidential campaign and more. He was then seen as the host of 60 Minutes II. He then went on to become the anchor of CBS Evening News in 2011. For his exceptional work in journalism, Scott Pelley has won six Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Scott does not have a long dating history. He is currently married to his wife, Jane Boone. Scott Pelley’s wife, Jane is a huge support to him. Jane Boone is a TV reporter and advertising executive. The couple got married in 1983 and has been together since. Together, the couple have two children named Reece Pelley and Blair Pelley. The couple has not had any reported disputes or extra marital affair till date. They are living happily together.
Scott Pelley’s age at present is 59 years. Scott’s age has not affected his work. He is working actively and aging beautifully. Scott has a very charming presence and is adored by the public. Scott Pelley’s net worth is estimated to be a hefty $ 16 million. It is known that Scott Pelley’s salary arises from his successful career in journalism. His salary is noted to be $ 7 million per year. The very talented and reputed, Scott Pelley’s bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, facebook and more.