Glenda Lewis Bio, WXYZ, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth


Who Is Glenda Lewis?

Glenda Lewis is an American anchor and reporter of African descent working for WXYZ-TV as a news co-anchor of 7 action news at 5 and 10p.m on TV20 Detroit as of 2022.

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Glenda Lewis Date of Birth / Age

Lewis was born in December in California. She is approximately in her 30s as of 2023. Her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Glenda Lewis Height

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

Glenda Lewis Parents and Siblings/Sister

Lewis’s mother is known as Diana Lewis and is married to Glenn. Together, they are proud parents to their two daughters, Donna and Glenda. Donna Lewis works at Henry Ford Hospital and Glenda is a journalist. On the 17th of March 2022, Glenda posted her mother on Instagram wishing her mother a happy birthday and seems to be close to her family as she refers to herself as “mommy’s girl” and “daddy’s girl,” and regularly posts her sister wishing her well.

Her dad is an ex-US marine corps and was born on the 20th of June as suggested by her Instagram post wishing him a happy birthday and her sister’s birthday is in September 1966 as suggested by her post on the 15th of September 2021 wishing her a happy 55th birthday and is 57 as of 2023.

Glenda Lewis Mother

Diana was also a journalist for more than 35 years. She began broadcasting back in 1968 on WPVI-TV, Philadelphia and she retired back in 2012 July 25th being her last day to be on-air. In 2002, her mother was named one of Michigan’s 95 Most Powerful Women. She has been awarded and is recognized as ‘immeasurable’ as described by Ed Fernandez, WXYZ Vice-President, and General Manager.

Also, she is one of the few seven women and two African-Americans to be in the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. On top of this, she has been featured in movies with famous stars, including Sylvester Stallone in “Rocky” and “Rocky 5” and has appeared in shows such as “The Twilight Zone” and others.

Glenda Lewis Grandmother

Also, she has a grandma who was 102 years old as of her Instagram post on the 10th of April 2021wishing her a happy birthday. Also, Lewis had a brother who died whom she remembers on her Instagram post on the 12th of January 2020 and also lost her Uncle Jim. We will however update more information once it’s available to the public.

Glenda Lewis Spouse(Husband)/Who is Glenda Lewis Husband?

Lewis is married to Kahn Hall who was her two-year boyfriend. They got married at  Meadow Brook Hall on July 15, 2015. They had an outdoor wedding in Rochester, Michigan.

Glenda Lewis First Husband/Is Glenda Lewis still Married?/Who is Glenda Lewis married to?

Lewis is still married to his husband, Kahn. We will update this information in case they decide to part ways.

Glenda Lewis Kids / Children/Daughter

Lewis does have a daughter who is in her teens by the name of Eve. She was born on the 14th of December as suggested by the Instagram post. The post was made by Lewis wishing her a happy birthday on this day. She will be turning 14 in December 2023. Also, she has a dog named  Creed. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

How old is Glenda Lewis Daughter?/Glenda Lewis Daughter Age

Eve was born on the 14th of December 2009 and is therefore 14 years old as of 2023.

Glenda Lewis Education

Lewis studied at and graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing

Glenda Lewis Career

Lewis works for WXYZ-TV as a news co-anchor of 7 action news at 5 and 10 p.m. on TV20 Detroit as of 2022. Lewis was not initially interested in the broadcasting profession. However, she later realized during her first job interview when taking a personality characterization that her best attributes pointed to being a reporter. Later, she went on to tackle post-graduate work at Specs Howard School of Broadcasting in preparation for her newly selected career.

She first joined the WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 news team as co-anchor of Action News Sunday at 6 and 11 pm and a general assignment reporter on 2003 September 1.  Lewis first began her career as a photographer/ reporter at WBKB-TV, Alpena. Later, she served as anchor and reporter for WLNS-TV, Lansing. Prior to joining WXYZ-TV, she served as the co-anchor of ABC 12 News at 6 and 11 p.m. for WLNS-TV, Flint.

Glenda Lewis Achievements

Additionally, she is a five-time Emmy Award winner. One of the awards was given to her by her mother, Diana Lewis. Her mother was also the winner of the award for “Best Anchor.” Also, she was bestowed upon by her previous Congressman, Mike Rogers together with Jemele Hill, a sports reporter, the honor of Distinguished Alumni Award, and is a proud graduate of the Michigan State Spartans.

In addition to this, for being the first mother and daughter duo to co-anchor they are in the Museum of Radio and television history, New York. Also, they both were adopted into Detroit’s history by the city council. This was the first mother-and-daughter duo to co-anchor together in the nation.

In 2012, she was acclaimed a “woman of Excellence” by the Michigan Chronicle. On top of this, she takes part in numerous community organizations such as MOTTEP Minority Organ. Other organizations include Tissue Transplant, United Negro College Fund, and NAACP just to name a few.

How Much Does Glenda Lewis Earn?

Lewis approximately earns an annual salary ranging from $100,000 to $500,000.

How Much is Glenda Lewis Worth?

As an anchor, Lewis has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

Glenda Lewis Illness/Does Glenda Lewis have Cancer?

Lewis was diagnosed with Metastatic Bladder Cancer during its 4th Stage in the month of October 2020. Lewis has been fighting her hardest since that time to kill the disease and has a long road ahead of her. She finished about 12 rounds of chemotherapy with very little change in her tumors.

From her initial scans, the tumor in her liver has grown. She began the second round of medicine, an immunotherapy drug. Glenda is frail and unable to work due to the severity of her illness. Lewis requires daily hands-on assistance with basic ADLs, medical care, and food, among others. She is determined to face the battle head-on but will need assistance in order to do so.

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