Anita Padilla Biography
Anita Padilla is an American television journalist best known as an anchor/reporter as well as works on stories that impact the lives of Chicagoans. She was born and brought up in Waukegan, Il a far northeastern suburb of metropolitan Chicago. Anita currently works for Fox Chicago. She is also the recipient of two Emmys.
|Full Names||Anita Padilla|
|Occupation / Profession||television journalist|
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed|
Anita Padilla Age and Birthday
Anita’s age, date of birth, and birthday are publicly not available. She was born in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. We will update this section once this information is available.
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|Date of Birth:||Not known|
|Place of Birth:||Waukegan, Chicago|
Anita Padilla Height and Weight
Anita stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m) tall. Information about her weight, weight loss, and weight gain, and other body measurements is still under review. This information will be updated as soon as possible.
|Height and Weight|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m) tall|
Other Body Measurements
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|Hair Color||Chocolate brown|
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Anita Padilla Education
Anita attended Madison Area Technical College, as well as the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she took general studies for her education. She slowly started taking a liking to reporting and journalism which led her to join Columbia College Chicago. Anita graduated from Columbia with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism.
She has attended the following institutions:
- Columbia College Chicago, B.A. Broadcast Journalism
- The University of Wisconsin, Madison, General Studies
- Madison Area Technical College, General Studies
|College/ University||University of Wisconsin|
|Highest Qualification||B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism|
Anita Padilla Family, Parents, and Siblings
Anita was born and raised by her parents in the United States. Our efforts to find out more about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Anita’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if she has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
|Father (Dad)||Not Known|
Anita Padilla Husband and Children
Anita has been married to her husband Tom since August 14, 1996. Anita’s husband was a police officer, back in Florida around the ’90s. The couple is blessed with two sons Ryan and Seth. Anita says that she is lucky to have family in Chicago willing to jump in and help when she needs backup.
|Children||Two sons Ryan and Seth|
Anita Padilla Salary and Net Worth
Anita receives an average annual salary of between $24,292 and $72,507. This translates to an hourly average wage of between $10.15 and $31.32. This is Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary but we will update this section when the information is available.
Anita Padilla Net Worth
Anita has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars – $5 million dollars as of 2022. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a television journalist. Through her various sources of income, Anita has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
|Salary and Networth|
|Salary||$24,292 and $72,507.|
|Net Worth||$1 million dollars – $5 million|
|Source of Income||Her career as a journalist|
Anita Padilla Journalist
Anita’s first reporting work was as an intern for Bill Kurtis at WBBM-TV, Anita went on to work in radio as an anchor and at Shadow traffic as a traffic editor. Anita worked at WFTV in Orlando, Florida, where she helped to run a news bureau.
In 1995, Anita earned her first of two career Emmy Awards for breaking news coverage of an armed robbery as well as a carjacking in Orlando by a murderer. In the year 2000, Anita earned a second Emmy for her role in a New Year’s Eve Millennium celebration piece while at WMAQ Channel 5 in Chicago.
Anita continues to report on many high-profile stories in Chicago. Anita had exclusive interviews with Betty Loren-Maltese on the day of her racketeering conviction and again when Anita was sentenced to eight years in federal prison. Anita reported on former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan’s battle with cancer, the unexpected loss of his young daughter as well as his wife’s heart attack.
In 2013 Anita was the Northwestern College commencement speaker. She will bring a flair of excitement as our 2013 commencement speaker, commented President Schumacher. (Anita’s a local success story having grown up in the Chicago suburbs, and we have no doubt that Anita will inspire our graduates as they celebrate their own personal accomplishments.)
Frequently Asked Questions About Anita Padilla
Anita Padilla is an American television journalist best known as an anchor/reporter as well as works on stories that impact the lives of Chicagoans. She was born and brought up in Waukegan, Il a far northeastern suburb of metropolitan Chicago.
Anita’s age, date of birth, and birthday are publicly not available. This section will be updated as soon as we have the information about her date of birth.
Anita stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m) tall.
Anita is married to her husband Tom since August 14, 1996. Anita’s husband was a police officer, back in Florida around the ’90s.
Anita has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars – $5 million dollars as of 2022. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a television journalist
Details about Anita’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.
Because of security reasons, she has not shared the precise location of her house. We shall upload the address and images of her house as soon s we get them.
Anita is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.
Anita is still pursuing her career as a journalist. She currently works for Fox Chicago as an anchor and reporter.
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