According to several reports, Kroft has admitted to a three year affair with Lisan Goines, a married Manhattan lawyer.
He appeared as himself on an episode of Murphy Brown.He played himself again in Woody Allen's 2000 movie, Small Time Crooks, in which he interviewed Allen's character for a segment on 60 Minutes.
According to the bombshell report, Kroft “convinced” Goines that he was in a s-xless marriage with his wife, Jennet Conant, a fellow author and journalist.
Steve Kroft and his wife, Jennet Conant.
Kroft confirmed the affair to the New York Post:
I had an extramarital affair that was a serious lapse of personal judgment and extremely hurtful to my wife and family, and for that I have nothing but regret. My wife and I are committed to each other and are working hard to get past this, and consider it a private matter.
The couple have one son together.