Chris Egert Bio, KSTP, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Chris Egert?

Chris Egert is a well-experienced TV News Anchor & TV Host | Writer | Speaker | Advocate for Amputee Community and volunteer. He is an Edward R. Murrow-winning reporter and has also received multiple various Emmy awards for his work covering the people of Minnesota. Chris is the m

Chris Egert
Chris Egert

Chris Egert Date of Birth / Age

Egert is approximately 47 years as of 2023 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Chris Egert Height

Egert stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Chris Egert Parents and Siblings

Egert was born and raised in Armour, South Dakota. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Chris Egert Spouse /Wife

Egert’s wife is called Kate and together have a daughter namely Delaney and a son Dakota who is a Type 1 diabetic. More information on his wife will be updated once available.

Chris Egert’s Wife Cancer

Egert was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent breast cancer treatment for a number of months. Egert stated that her outcome looks positive and that others weren’t so lucky. This is evidenced by a post Chris shared on the 4th of February 2020.

Chris Egert Kids / Children

Egert has a daughter namely Delaney and a son Dakota who is a Type 1 diabetic.  However, we will update more information regarding his children once more details are available.

Chris Egert Education

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Chris Egert Career

 Egert is a famous purveyor of hand-crafted local news content since 1993. Chris came back home to his family and friends in the Bold North after spending the last 20+ years telling people’s stories all around the country.

Egert won Edward R. Murrow for his excellent work as a reporter. Additionally, he has received multiple various Emmy awards for his work covering the people of Minnesota.

Chris was among the first journalists in the world to arrive in Japan in 2011 after the earthquake and Tsunami.  Further, Chris covered the historic hurricane season of 2004 in Orlando.  In Omaha, he was able to cover the start of the War on Terror.

He also accompanied the military forces in 2001 as they left for Afghanistan right after 9/11. Chris traveling a lot has become difficult since he is a  family man living in the west metro. Moreover, he serves the morning news to enable him to be around in the evenings to help coach his children’s football and basketball teams.

Chris and Kate his wife have a son who has Type 1 diabetes. They actively participated in local organizations like JDRF in their fundraising efforts to help find a cure.  Chris is also a recent below-the-knee amputee which was a result of a series of unfortunate events stemming from his high school and college basketball career. Egert also keeps emceeing local charity events, or on some kind of sports court,  and you’ll find him on Lake Minnetonka whenever off duty.

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How Much Does Chris Egert Earn?

Egert earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Chris Egert Worth?

As a reporter, anchor & TV host, writer, speaker, and advocate for Amputee Community  Chris has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.

Where is Chris Egert Going?

Egert is now working with KSTP-TV where she serves the station as a Morning Show Co-host for Minnesota Live. Previously, she was working with KIRO-TV where she was serving the station as a Morning News Anchor/Reporter.  She worked with the KIRO-TV News team between June 2007 and April 2012.

Does Chris Egert have Diabetes

Egert shared his family’s experience with Type 1 diabetes on the 15th of April 2021. He, however, has not shared information regarding whether or not he has diabetes away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.

Chris Egert Amputee

Egert, a familiar face on viewers’ morning TV, has something that viewers don’t see behind his desk. This is something that came as a result of a life-changing decision. He made a decision to have his leg amputated from the knee down in the month of December 2017. Egert wears a prosthetic which is often seen during his television shows such as “Minnesota Live.” He underwent amputation after years of pain and suffering.

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