1. Family and Personal Life
Diane Sawyer was married to Mike Nichols, a Hollywood film director and actor for over two decades.
They never had children during this entire time, however, husband Mike had three from his previous marriage.
Diane, a native of Glasgow, Kentucky was born to Erbon Powers Sawyer, a Jefferson County judge as well as executive and Jean W., who taught elementary pupil.
Since her father was politically associated, they moved to Louisville when he was outlined a community leader who supported Republican Party.
In the memorial of her dad who was gruesomely killed in a car accident, there is a state park in Louisville which is enshrined forever.
- Parents: Erbon Powers Sawyer and Jean W
- Husband: Mike Nichols
- Children: N/A
- Marital Status: Divorced
Growing up in Louisville, she studied at Seneca High School, a public school in the Buechel area. The early sign of her being a journalist was evidenced when she positioned an editor-in-chief for The Arrow, a school newspaper.
During the senior years, she participated America’s Junior Miss scholarship pageant and claimed the title with an essay where she paralleled the music during the civil war. Over the time, she traveled across the country, drawing together a lifetime experience.
She graduated Wellesley College with Bachelor’s degree by majoring in English. While attending Wellesley, she was the member of college cappella-singing squad as well as Phi Sigma Lecture Society.
Following the graduation, she joined the University of Louisville studying law for a semester until transferring to journalism.
Diane Sawyer was married to Mike Nichols, a stand-up comedian, film producer, actor, and director for 26 years.
Mike who was earlier married to three women tied the knot with Diane after two years of divorce with third wife Annabel Davis-Goff.
Over two decades of a relationship, the beloved couple never had their own children; however, Mike had three with his previous relationship.
Before getting married to husband Mike, she briefly enjoyed the romances with Frank Gannon and Richard Holbrooke, an American diplomat.
However, she never dated or had a committed relationship after the death of the husband of 26 years.
Mike Nichols, the late husband of Diane Sawyer, passed away in 2014 at age 83.