Gwen Tolbart Bio, FOX 5 DC, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Gwen Tolbart?

Gwen Tolbart is an American journalist of African and Canadian descent who is working for FOX 5 DC as a weather anchor on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. To boot, she serves as a reporter on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the evening shows. She joined the FOX 5 DC team in 2002. Further, she has served the station for 2 decades.

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Gwen Tolbart Date of Birth / Age

Tolbart is approximately in her 40s as of 2022 although her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. Even so, she was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. However, we will update the information once available.

Gwen Tolbart Height

Tolbert stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Gwen Tolbart Parents and Siblings

Tolbart was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. Even so, she is a third-generation born Canadian. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Gwen Tolbart Spouse(Husband)

Tolbart has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not she is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Tolbart is married or not but the information will be updated once available.

Gwen Tolbart Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Tolbart has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Gwen Tolbart Education

After completing her high school education, Tolbart went on to attend Montreal’s Concordia University. Later, she became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Journalism. Moreover, she joined Dawson College and attained a degree in Social Science.

Gwen Tolbart Career

Tolbart works for FOX 5 DC as a weather anchor on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. To boot, she serves as a reporter on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the evening shows. She joined the FOX 5 DC team in 2002. Further, she has served the station for 2 decades. Nonetheless, her broadcasting career debuted when she served in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Additionally, she began in Community TV where she served as a host and producer of the Black Community Communications Media’s news magazine program “Black Is.”

Also, she served as a contributor on the radio show, “Black Speaks.” Moreover, she went on to serve Canada’s nationally-telecasted“Weather Network.” While there, she served as a weather anchor. In addition, she served CTV’s Montreal CFCF-12 as a weather anchor. Further, she served as a reporter on the consumer advocacy show“Fighting Back.” And, served as a host on the internationally syndicated, award-winning travel program, “Travel, Travel.”

Furthermore, she served in Dallas, Texas at KTVT CBS-11 in 1997. During her quarter-century, she served as a weather anchor, reporter, and host of the station’s live audience talk program, “Positively Texas.” To boot. she secured a Weather Team Emmy, and five National Association of Black Journalists Broadcasting Awards. And, the “2000 Media Person Of the Year” award.

In her quarter-century with FOX 5 DC, she has gained five Emmy nominations and three Associated Press awards. In the company of strong community devotion, interest in youth, and women’s causes, and reinforcing positive direction, she has been active in community service in both Canada and the USA. Else, she is the founder of “Positive Images,” one of her mentoring programs in Montreal for adolescent inner-city girls.

Arranging the meeting of Coretta Scott King with the girls is one of its spotlights. While at CBS, she served as a tutor for elementary school children and assisted set up mentor programs and workshops for at-risk girls and single teen moms. Also, she obtained the prestigious National Association of Black Journalists “National Community Service Award” (NABJ).

Also, she was featured in Jet Magazine. In 2002, she received a “Woman of Distinction Award” with official commendations from the Governor of Texas, the Texas State Representative, and the United States Congress. Officially, she was acknowledged on the floor by the Nova Scotia House of Assembly – Government of Canada in 2002 for her career accomplishments and community service.

When in Washington, D.C., she served on the Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For fourteen years, she was on the Board of “Our House,” which is a residential program for at-risk adolescent males in Olney. Further, she coordinated programs and accumulated major funds for a new dorm for the program.

Additionally, she has gained the “2004 Voices Against Violence Award” from The Empower Program which serves teen girls. Tolbart was dubbed the “2005 Woman Of The Year” by D.C.’s Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Plus, she gained the 2009 New Endeavors By Women Volunteer Award which serves homeless women. The Daily Record dubbed her one of the “2014 Top 100 Women In the State of Maryland.”

In 2018, Comfort Cases serves foster children and honored her with the “Champion Of the Year Award. Also, her alma mater, Concordia University used her in a billboard campaign to promote education. To boot, she was dubbed a “Leader and Honorary Member” of the All-Canada University Association, Washington DC Metro Area.

In 2016, she was the recipient of a distinguished recognition, President Obama’s “Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service.” Additionally, she’s an entrepreneur that has her own professional speaking business “Tolbart Talks.” Moreover, she serves as a motivational and keynote speaker, seminar leader, MC, and speaking coach.

Else, she is a member of the National Speaker’s Association (NSA). In addition, she served as a Board Member of the D.C. NSA Chapter. Also, she served as the First Runner-Up in the “NSA USA National Keynote Speaking Competition.” On a side note, she has a love of life and positivity. And, animals hold a special place in her heart uniquely dogs, elephants, and pandas.

I have a love of life and positivity with a special place in my heart for animals – especially dogs, elephants, and pandas. You can see me reporting stories on Wednesdays and Thursdays on our evening shows and giving weather forecasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.


Tolbart works with FOX 5 DC where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jim Lokay
  2. Marina Marraco
  3. Wisdom Martin
  4. Marissa Mitchell
  5. Holly Morris
  6. Sue Palka
  7. Shirin Rajaee
  8. Jeannette Reyes
  9. Caitlin Roth
  10. Mike Thomas

How Much Does Gwen Tolbart Earn?

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

How Much is Gwen Tolbart Worth?

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

Gwen Tolbart Leaving FOX 5 DC/ Accident

There have been rumors of Tolbart leaving the station. However, neither she nor the station has made any comment on the issue. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available to the public. Currently, as of 2022, she works for FOX 5 DC as a weather anchor on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

To boot, she serves as a reporter on Wednesdays and Thursdays on the evening shows. She joined the FOX 5 DC team in 2002. Further, she has served the station for 2 decades.

In 2007, Tolbart suffered an injury from a collision between her car and a Metrobus on Saturday night on her way home. Fortunately, she was not fatally wounded and the bus driver, Harvey Carey of Lanham, was charged with failing to stay in the proper lane, which resulted in the accident.

“The driver of the bus got out and started walking in the middle of traffic away from the scene going North. A man who was calling police followed him. The driver would not come back. A girl who had been on the bus came to comfort me as did another man. The girl said the driver was acting strange on the bus. No one on the bus was injured.” she voiced

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