Who is Leo Terrell?
Leo Terrell is a popular American talk radio host and civil rights attorney based in Los Angeles, California. Frequently he has appeared on Fox News programs such as Hannity and The O’Reilly Factor. Terrell joined the Fox News channel recently as a contributor appearing on numerous shows including the Sean Hannity show.
He declared his support for Trump in an interview in 2020. This was his first time supporting a Republican presidential candidate as he is a long-known Democrat. Referring to his new self as “Leo 2.0 “, he says he is a happier person as a Republican.
How Old Is Leo Terrell?
He is 68 years old as of February 2023, having been born on February 1, 1955, in the U.S. Terrell shares his birthday with celebrities like; Lisa Marie Presley, Pauly Shore, Big Boi, Brandon Lee, Harry Styles, and many more.
Leo Terrell Family
Who Are Leo Terrell’s Parents and Siblings?
Terrell’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding Terrell’s parents and siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Leo Terrell Education
He received his high school education at Gardena High School of Harbor Gateway, Los Angeles, and graduated in 1972. After high school, he enrolled at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1977. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University and a Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law.
Leo Terrell Wife
Terrell is a married man. However, Terrell is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage life low-key and leave many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is any news regarding this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Leo Terrell Children
Terrell has managed to keep a low profile on his family matters making it difficult to know if he has any children.
How Tall Is Leo Terrell?
Adding to his well-built body, he stands at a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and a weight of 65kg (143 lbs).
Leo Terrell Career
Terrell began his career as a teacher at Gage Middle School in Huntington Park, CA. teaching history, geography, and economics.
Tarrell joined the California Bar on 4th December 1990. He served as the chairman of the Black-Korean Alliance, a member of the Statewide Commission Against Hate Crimes, and an Advisory Board Member for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). He is the author of Your Rights at the Workplace–The Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You published in 1998.
Terrell did pro bono legal work after joining the NAACP in 1990. He left the organization after he supported the nomination of Carolyn Kuhl to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President George W. Bush.
Terrell has been a legal and political commentator on television and radio programs such as Nightline, Larry King Live, Hannity & Colmes, The O’Reilly Factor, Today, Good Morning America, and various radio programs. He provided O. J. Simpson with legal expert commentary during Simpson’s civil trial. Terrell vied for the Los Angeles City Council seat of District 10 in 2003 and finished fifth.
He has presented numerous notable cases such as representing a former football player from Centennial High School in Compton expelled for hitting a referee, Kumasi Simmons in 1995. He accused the Beverly Hills Police Department of witness intimidation which could back up Simmons’s claim.
Terrell called on the Los Angeles police commission in 1999 to hear claims by a witness claiming that Margaret Laverne Mitchell, a homeless lady was shot while running by police officers. He called for an investigation of misconduct in 2012 by trainees of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A Radio Career
He co-hosted the weekday talk show Terrell & Katz which debuted on June 3, 1996, on KMPC radio in Los Angeles with former Los Angeles Superior Court judge Burton Katz. The talk show was a point-counterpoint with Terrell as the liberal voice and Katz as the conservative. Starting October 5, 1996, Terrel & Katz was moved to weekends on KABC. Terrel thus continued to host a weekend legal show on KABC until August 15, 2010, and continues to be a recurring guest host for KABC’s The Peter Tilden Show. He has returned to KABC as of July 2021 with a new daily afternoon drive show called Leo 2.0 Live @5.
Leo Terrell’s Salary and Net Worth
Terrell has accrued an estimated net worth of about $19 million from his career. He has an annual average salary ranging from $80,000-$124,000.