Personal and Family Life
Born on December 22, 1945, in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States, Diane Sawyer is the daughter of Erbon Powers, a Judge and Jean W., an elementary school teacher. Her ancestries were English, Scots-Irish, German and Irish.
Her family moved to Louisville after her birth. In 1969, her father died in car accident. In his honor, E.P ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park was built-in Frey’s Hill area. She attended Seneca High school. Later, she enrolled at Wellesley College and earned Bachelor degree in English.
Swayer married Nichols in 1988 at Martha’s Vineyard. The couple first met in 1986 in a lounge at Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, France. They didn’t have children together. But, Nicoles had two sons and a daughter from his previous marriage.
Unfortunately, Nichols died in 2014 due to the heart attack at his home in Manhattan. He passed at the age of 83. Late director Mike Nichols left his estimated $20 million fortune to his wife, Diane Sawyer, and three children.
Reports claim that Diane Sawyer is dating Bill Bradley. The duo was seen together sharing white wine and Champagne at Molos. They two knew each other since their college days.