Anita Padilla Biography
Anita Padilla is a skilled American journalist and an Award-Winning currently working at FOX 32 Chicago, Illinois as an anchor and also as a reporter. She rejoined FOX in 2007. She is well known for working on stories that impact the lives of people.
Anita Padilla Age
Padilla was born in Waukegan, Illinois, U.S, on 6th February. However she has not revealed the year she was born, she is around 56 years old.
Anita Padilla Education
she attended Columbia College in Chicago and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
Anita Padilla Family
Padilla has a mixed ethnicity of Hispanic-American. though she has not revealed information regarding her family.
Anita Padilla Married
She is happily married to Tom, the two tied the knot on August 14, 1996. Tom was a police officer, in Florida back in 90;s.
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Anita Padilla Children
Padilla and her husband Tom together have one son named Seth.
Anita Padilla Height
She stands on an average height of 5 Ft 7 inches.
Anita Padilla Career
Padilla’s best part of her job is the opportunity to meet and mingle with different new people who need their stories told. You might see her in the street of the City of Chicago on a crime scene or fire. On other days I’m in the studio or in the suburbs where a home is struck by lightning and a family has been left homeless. If you tune into Good Day Chicago Monday through Friday, you will discover she winds up with some of the most interesting people in her reports
Waukegan area where she was raised up and her desire to become a journalist began at an early age. While serving as a journalist, she has worked in areas such as Chicago, New York City, Orlando, and the Quad-Cities. In addition, she has covered both national and regional stories that were equally as important to the people of those communities while serving as an anchor and reporter.
Some of the stories she has covered include; the Drew Peterson case (and all its twists and turns) to the political scandals in Illinois that ultimately cost governors and congressmen their jobs and sent them off to prison.
Anita Padilla Live
She was privileged to have covered the election of Barack Obama even before he became America’s President and interviewed both Mayors Rudy Guiliani and Richard J. Daley. Furthermore, she covered TWA Flight 800 exploded off of Long Island and reported on the deaths of Dean Martin Frank Sinatra, Tupac Shakur, and Biggie Smalls,
She has unknowingly run onto an active scene where there are gunshots being fired and officers later lost their lives. Padilla has covered the World Series wins of the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox and stood in the rain during hurricanes and tropical storms.
She has witnessed shark attack victims pulled from the water and told some of the most unbelievable crime stories in Florida. Furthermore, she has a one-on-one interview with Hillary Clinton, Mariah Carey, Shirley Jones, Halle Berry, Mia Hamm, Buddy Guy, and Anita Baker, Muhammad Ali, Minnie Driver, and Gladys Knight,
Anita Padilla Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Anita Padilla Net Worth
Padilla has an estimated net worth of $1 million -5 Million dollars