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Leo Terrell is an American civil rights attorney and talks radio host. He has frequently appeared on Fox News programs, such as Hannity and The O’Reilly Factor. Previously a Democrat, in a July 2020 interview, he declared his support for President Donald Trump—the first time he declared support for a Republican Party presidential candidate. Referring to his new self as “Leo 2.0”, Terrell says that he is a happier person as a Republican.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Occupation||Civil rights attorney, Talk radio host|
Leo James Terrell was born on February 1, 1955 (age 67 years) in California, United States. Terrell graduated from Gardena High School of Harbor Gateway, Los Angeles in 1972 and from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 1977 with a BA. Terrell taught high school history, geography and economics at Gage Middle School in Huntington Park, California. He holds a master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University and holds a J.D. degree from the UCLA School of Law.
Leo Terrell co-hosted the weekday talk show Terrell & Katz that debuted on June 3, 1996, on KMPC radio in Los Angeles with former Los Angeles Superior Court judge Burton Katz. Terrell & Katz was a point-counterpoint program with Terrell as the liberal voice and Katz the conservative. Starting October 5, 1996, Terrell and Katz moved to weekends on KABC. Terrell 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. As of July 2021, Leo has returned to KABC with a new daily afternoon drive show called Leo 2.0 Live @ 5.
Terrell became a member of the California Bar on December 4, 1990. He was the Chairman of the Black-Korean Alliance, an Advisory Board Member for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and a member of the Statewide Commission Against Hate Crimes. Terrell wrote the book Your Rights at the Workplace–The Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You in 1998.
He became a member of the NAACP in 1990 and did pro bono legal work for the organization. After Terrell expressed support for Carolyn Kuhl, a Los Angeles County judge nominated by President George W. Bush to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit whose nomination was filibustered in the U.S. Senate, he left the NAACP and accused the organization of “bullying” him out. NAACP Washington, D.C. office director Hilary O. Shelton responded: “He’s not an NAACP lawyer, not even a former NAACP lawyer. He’s done volunteer work for us, which we appreciate. But when he takes a position that is diametrically opposite from our position, he’s not speaking for us.”
Leo Terrell has provided legal and political commentary on TV and radio programs such as Nightline, Larry King Live, Hannity & Colmes, The O’Reilly Factor, Today, Good Morning America, and various radio programs. A family friend of O. J. Simpson, Terrell provided expert legal commentary about Simpson’s civil trial. In 2003, Terrell ran for the seat of District 10 on the Los Angeles City Council and came in fifth place among seven candidates.
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Terrell represented Kumasi Simmons in 1995, a former football player from Centennial High School in Compton expelled for hitting a referee. Simmons accused the referee of using racial epithets. Terrell accused the Beverly Hills Police Department of intimidating witnesses who could back up Simmons’s claim.
Leo Terrell is single and not married. The renowned attorney has no ex-wife or children from any previous relationships. However, in 1999, Leo Terrell called on the Los Angeles police commission to hear witnesses who claimed that a homeless woman, Margaret Laverne Mitchell, was running when police officers shot her. In 2012, Terrell called for an investigation of misconduct by trainees of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. As of mid-2022, Terrell’s wife is unknown to the general public.
Leo Terrell net worth
What is Leo Terrell’s net worth? The net worth of Leo Terrell is estimated at around $4 million. His primary source of income is from his career as a civil rights attorney and talk radio host. Leo Terrell’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $400,000 dollars annually. He is one of the richest and most influential civil rights attorneys in the United States. His remarkable career achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. Terrell stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.