Nancy Wiesenfeld Biography

Nancy Wiesenfeld is the ex-wife of American media executive Leslie 'Les' Roy Moonves. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, etc.

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Birthday: May 15, 1960

Nationality: American

Famous: Family Members American Women

Age: 59 Years, 59 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Taurus

Born in: California

Famous as: Les Moonves' ex-wife

Height: 1.68 m

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Spouse/Ex-: Les Moonves (m. 1978–2004)

children: Adam Moonves, Michael Moonves, Sara Moonves

U.S. State: California

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education: University of California

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Nancy Wiesenfeld is the ex-wife of American media executive Leslie 'Les' Roy Moonves. She made headlines in 2004, when she divorced Moonves who was serving as the Chairman and CEO of ‘CBS Corporation.’ Nancy Wiesenfeld was married to Les Moonves for more than two decades before filing for divorce in ‘Los Angeles Superior Court.’ Irreconcilable differences were cited as the reason for their divorce. Subsequently, Moonves started dating television personality and news anchor Julie Suzanne Chen. Wiesenfeld’s divorce and Moonves’ relationship with Julie Chen caught the attention of many, including the paparazzi. Wiesenfeld’s high profile divorce with Les Moonves increased her popularity. However, she has maintained a low profile since her divorce with the famous media executive.

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Early Life & Career
  • Nancy Wiesenfeld was born on May 15, 1960, in California, United States of America. She was raised along with her younger sister with whom she attended high school. Wiesenfeld showed interest in dance at a young age, so her parents got her enrolled at a dancing class. After graduating from high school, she went to the ‘University of California’ from where she graduated with a degree in arts. She currently owns several businesses in Los Angeles. Wiesenfeld is regarded as a successful businesswoman as she owns many assets, including a house in Los Angeles, California.
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Relationship with Les Moonves
  • Nancy Wiesenfeld started hogging the limelight because of her relationship with Les Moonves. She dated Moonves for many days before marrying him on December 17, 1978. On November 26, 1984, Wiesenfeld and Moonves were blessed with a daughter named Sara Moonves who went on to become a style director for the famous American fashion magazine ‘W.’ On February 9, 1988, Wiesenfeld gave birth to her son Michael. Wiesenfeld and Moonves had another son named Adam during their married life. Wiesenfeld attended many red carpet events and high profile public events during her married life with Moonves. After being married for more than 20 years, Wiesenfeld filed for divorce in April 2003 in ‘Los Angeles Superior Court.’ Moonves started dating television personality Julie Chen even before his divorce with Wiesenfeld was finalized. Their divorce was finalized on December 10, 2004, as Moonves had appealed to the court to grant him an early divorce so that he can ‘return to the status of being single.’ Their divorce was covered extensively by the media as Moonves was serving as the Chairman and CEO of ‘CBS Corporation’ at the time.
Family & Personal Life
  • Nancy Wiesenfeld lives with her husband in Los Angeles, California. She is close to her daughter Sara who often visits her. After her divorce from Moonves, Wiesenfeld went on to become a successful businesswoman. She currently owns many assets, including a house in Los Angeles, California.
  • Unlike her ex-husband, Wiesenfeld likes to maintain a low profile. She is not active on social media. While Johnny Depp is her favorite actor, Jennifer Aniston is her favorite actress. She loves shopping and traveling and has been to many popular holiday destination across the United States.

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