Who is Anita Padilla?
Anita Padilla is an American television journalist working at FOX32 Chicago as an Anchor and reporter in the City of Chicago, Illinois. Therefore, she is currently the anchor of Good Day Chicago, Monday through Friday. In addition, she is a two-time Emmy Awards winner, 1995 and 2000. She was born in Waukegan, Illinois but later moved to the Quad Cities before settling in Chicago.
Anita Padilla Date of Birth/ Age
Padilla was born on the 6th of February in Waukegan, Illinois. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on the 6th day of February every year. However, she has not yet disclosed her year of birth to the public but will be updated once available.
Anita Padilla Height
Padilla stands at an average height of about 5 feet 6 inches.
Anita Padilla Parents and Siblings
Her other family members known to the public include her father whom she gives all the credit for her interest in journalism. He was a news junkie who spent most of his time watching or reading the news which made Anita develop an interest in reporting and journalism.
Anita Padilla Spouse/Husband
Padilla is happily married to her longtime boyfriend, Tom, who happens to be a police officer. Prior to their meeting, Tom was a divorced man with a son from his first marriage. The duo started dating in the year 1991 and tied knots on the 14th of August 1996 in Matangi Island, Fiji. He is a very proud husband and doesn’t shy away from giving him praise even in the public.
Anita Padilla Kids/ Children
Padilla is a proud mother to her son named Seth whom he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Anita Padilla Career
Padilla began her education at Madison Area Technical College where she did her general studies. In addition, she later joined the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to advance her general studies before enrolling at Columbia College Chicago where she earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.
Padilla began her career in journalism as an intern at WBBM-TV. Fortunately, she later got a job work in a radio station as an anchor before joining Shadow traffic as a traffic editor. In addition, she has also worked at WFTV in Orlando, Florida, and WMAQ Channel 5 in Chicago.
She worked as the commencement speaker at Northwestern College in 2013 after being considered the best to inspire graduates as they celebrated their own personal accomplishments. In addition, Anita covered the election of Barack Obama even before he became America’s President. She has also met and interviewed many celebrities including Hillary Clinton, Mariah Carey, Halle Berry, Buddy Guy, and Minnie Driver making her one of the most experienced journalists at FOX32 Chicago.
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How Much Does Anita Padilla Earn?
Padilla earns an annual salary that ranges from $80,000-$130,000.
How Much is Anita Padilla Worth?
As an anchor/reporter, Anita has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.