Lis Wiehl is a multi-talented American attorney, writer, legal analyst, and a former Fox News Network contributor. She has worked as an associate professor at the University of Washington Law School as well as an Adjunct Professor at New York Law School.
While at Fox News, Wiehl appeared in so many shows including Bill O’Rielly’s radio program among others. 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 in Yakima, Washington in the United States on August 19, 1961. She has a brother named Christopher and they were both raised by their parents Dick Wiehl who worked as an FBI agent and a Danish mother. While she was growing up, she went to West Valley High School, and after her graduation; she enrolled at Barnard College where she got her Bachelor’s degree in 1983. She also went to the University of Queensland where she obtained Masters of Arts in Literature in 1985. Lis studied further at Harvard Law School where she graduated as a Juris Doctor in 1987.
After her graduation, Lis Wiehl started working as a litigation associate at Perkins Cole Law firm, and later on, in 1990, she worked as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s office until 1995. During her stay at the attorney’s office, Lis served as a legal correspondent and contributor for National Public Radio. She served in the United States House of Representatives as a Principal Deputy Chief Minority Investigative Counsel for Democrats during Clinton’s impeachment.
Subsequently, she became a law professor at the University of Washington’s School of Law in Seattle from 1995 to 2001. While at the school, she also conducted Trial Advocacy Program.
Fox News Career
The multi-talented legal analyst joined Fox News in 2001 as a legal commentator for the popular show titled The Radio Factor anchored by Bill O’Reilly. She was given a corner titled Lis on Law on the Fox website where she writes on legal issues. Lis also appeared on other Fox shows including The Kelly with Megyn Kelly, The O’Reilly Factor, Lou Dobbs Tonight as well as Your World with Neil Cavuto. Lis Wiehl left Fox News in 2017 following some issues of sexual harassment against Bill O’Reilly for which she later received $32 million in the settlement.
Asides from being a great legal analyst, Lis 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 among others.
Personal Life – Who is her Husband?
Being the daughter of a former FBI agent, Lis likes keeping information regarding her personal life under the shades without the interference of the media. She is married and a mother of two children. She married her longtime boyfriend Mickey Sherman who is also a legal analyst and a criminal defense attorney. The duo tied the knot in 2006 in a lavish wedding held at Old Greenwich, Connecticut restaurant. Their wedding was attended by very high profile people.
Their marriage blossomed until after six years when they started experiencing a lot of issues that could not be resolved. The power couple finally separated in 2012 and Lis Wiehl got custody of their two children. Since the divorce, she has been focused on raising her kids and there is no news of her relationships.
Lis and Mickey have two children a son named Jacob and a daughter named Danielle, there is no information regarding her children’s current status, their date of birth, educational status, and other details. Danielle and Jacob are both living with their mother in New York City.
Lis Wiehl is a gorgeous lady with an attractive personality. She is very tall, standing at 6 feet (1.83m) which is above the average height for American women and she weighs 78 kg (171 lbs). Lis has body measurements of 37-29-39 inches and a bra size of 34C. Her dress size is 10 and her shoe/feet size is unknown.
Lis Wiehl’s Net Worth
The professor has made a lot of money from her law career, television career as well as from the sales of her books. She has spent years working as a professor at New York Law School and she is also a legal analyst for Fox News, National Public Radio Program, and Bill O’Reilly’s radio program.
Lis Weihl has a net worth of $32 million, she earns her net worth from her career as a lawyer, her job at Fox News, and other endeavors. She was reportedly paid $32 million in January 2017 by Bill O’Reilly as a settlement for sexual harassment allegations.