Ashleigh Banfield a popular figure in the television presenting was born on 29 December 1969 in Winnipeg. She went to Queen's Univeristy and achieved a degree in political science. She started her career with CJBN-TV slowly she moved from one channel to another. She has worked for channels like CKY-TV, CFRN-TV, CICT-TV, MSNBC, KDFW-TV, NBC. She has also won Emmy award. She married to Howard Gould and has two children with him. Other than tv she is also a lead singer for Rusty River Rafter. She was rumored of being fired from CNN while she was doing other work for the channel.