Lis Wiehl Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Lis Wiehl Biography

Lis Wiehl is well recognized as a New York Times bestselling American author of fiction and also nonfiction books, and a legal analyst. Likewise, she is the author of twenty books, such as, most recently, A Spy in Plain Sight: The Inside Story of the FBI and also Robert Hanssen America’s Most Damaging Russian Spy, published by Pegasus Books.

How old is Lis Wiehl? – Age

The author of fiction is 62 years old as of 2023. She was born on 19 August 1961, in Yakima, Washington, United States, where she also grew up.

How tall is Lis Wiehl? – Height

Wiehl is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.

Lis Wiehl Mother, Father – Family

Wiehl was born in Yakima, Washington, United States. However, she has not revealed her parents in the public. She was brought up along with his brother; Christopher Wiehl.

Wiehl Education

Lis graduated from West Valley High School in Yakima. In addition, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1983, a Master of Arts in Literature from the University of Queensland (1985), and also a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School (1987).

Is Lis Wiehl Married? – Husband

Wiehl has been married to her husband, Mickey Sherman, from 2006-2012. Together, the couple has been blessed with two wonderful children. They are, Danielle London, Jacob London.

Lis Wiehl photo
Lis Wiehl photo

Acting Career

Later after graduating from Harvard Law School, she practiced law at Perkins Coie, known as a private law firm in Seattle where she as well wrote by-lined articles on legal issues for the New York Times. As from there she went ahead to become a third generation federal prosecutor in the US Attorney’s Office in Seattle.

Likewise, she worked as the Deputy Chief Investigative Counsel for Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee through President Clinton’s impeachment. As from 1995 to 2001, she became a tenured law professor at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, the place where she ran the Trial Advocacy Program, which won many national awards through her tenure.

Since 2001 to 2017, she was a legal analyst for The Fox News Channel; she besides appeared weekly on The O’Reilly Factor, The Kelly File with Megyn Kelly, Lou Dobbs Tonight, Your World with Neil Cavuto, and also the Imus morning shows. Besides, Wiehl hosted the Legal Lis radio show and the Wiehl of Justice podcast.


  • A Spy in Plain Sight, Pegasus Books (May 3, 2022)

Lis Wiehl Net Worth

Citing her career, Lis sits at an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Wiehl Instagram

You can find and follow Wiehl on Instagram using the account @lis.wiehl

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