Maureen Umeh Biography
Maureen Umeh is an American anchor and reporter for FOX 5 Morning. She currently serves as an anchor/reporter for its morning show, ‘FOX 5 News Morning’ since 2002
Maureen Umeh Age
She was born on December 18, 1972, in Nigeria. Maureen is 48 years old.
Maureen Umeh Education
She attended and graduated from the University of Illinois, and later she embarked on a full-time reporting career at WCIA-TV.
Maureen Umeh Family
Ume was born and raised in Nigeria. However, she has not revealed information regarding her family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Maureen Umeh Husband
She has not revealed whether she is in a relationship as she likes to keep her personal life private, However, this information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Maureen Umeh Children
Ume is blessed with one beautiful baby girl called Zulia who was born in 2012. She is a dream come true, and she feels so grateful to Zulis’s mother.
Maureen Umeh Height
She stands on an average height of 5 Feet 2 inches.
Maureen Umeh Career
“Hello, everyone! My name is Umeh and I’m an anchor and reporter for FOX 5 Morning. It’s a new shift for me after being here at FOX 5 since 2002 and anchoring and reporting on mostly the evening and weekend newscasts.” I’m proud to say that I’ve achieved the goal of becoming a reporter, and even more proud to know that some of my stories have helped make a difference.”
Umeh began her career in TV started many moons ago in Champaign, Illinois. She was lucky to land a full-time reporting job at WCIA-TV right after graduating from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Umeh worked so hard to get that job. She had a radio talk show and also DJ’d. Additionally, she wrote for the university newspaper and then served at the TV station. She did anything she thought would give her the experience needed to be a better journalist. It wasn’t always fun, but it proves that hard work does pay off.
Umeh moved to Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina where she served as one of the main anchors for the late evening newscasts at WSPA-TV. Where she had such an amazing experience there and treasures the memories.
She received numerous awards for her work. They include an Emmy for Best Investigative Series and Best Newscast. Furthermore, she has also been honored by many other organizations, including the South Carolina Television and Arts Association; the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association, and the NAACP.
She has worked as the Chairwoman for the Upstate Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society and also worked with nonprofit organizations including Big Sisters, Big Brothers, and Mathew House, an agency for disadvantaged youth. With that said, my biggest accomplishment is my daughter.
Maureen Umeh Salary| Net Worth
Ume earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 and has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars.
Maureen Umeh’s Social Media Platforms
He has over 15.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.