Joe Donlon Bio, WBBM, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Joe Donlon?

Joe Donlon is an American journalist who is working for WBBM as co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago’s weeknight 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Irika Sargent. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago News team in May 2022.

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Joe Donlon Date of Birth / Age

Donlon was born on November 26th, 1963. He is 59 years old as of 2022.

Joe Donlon Height

Donlon stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Joe Donlon Parents and Siblings

Donlon was born and raised in St. Louis. 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.

Joe Donlon Spouse(Wife)

Donlon exchanged vows with his wife, Kathleen. The couple has three children. They reside in Chicago. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Joe Donlon Kids / Children

Donlon has three kids; a son and two daughters. Ryan, his oldest child, was born on September 11th, 1993, and is 29 years old as of 2022. Further, he tied the knot in January 2022. Molly, the middle child, was born on December 2nd, 1995, and is 27 years old as of 2022. Regardless, details regarding his children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Joe Donlon Education

After completing his high school education, Donlon went on to attend

Joe Donlon Career

Donlon works for WBBM as co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago’s weeknight 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Irika Sargent. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago News team in May 2022. For more than 3 and a half decades, he has served on the anchor desk and reported on big news happenings. For instance, elections, political conventions, inaugurations, rallies sports championships, and protests.

From 2018 to 2020, he served WGN as a lead anchor where he anchored the No. 1 primetime newscast in the Chicago market. Most recently, he assisted in the launch of the cable news network “NewsNation.” Further, he served as an anchor and host of “The Donlon Report” on the network.

“I am humbled, grateful, and excited for the opportunity to join the award-winning team at CBS2. I love Chicago and have always felt a connection with the people here. This is home. There is no place I would rather be.” voiced Donlon Prior to WGN, he served in Portland, Oregon as the No. 1 anchor. Moreover, he served as the main anchor for 21 years at KGW. To boot, he served in Tucson, Arizona, and Corpus Christi, Texas as the main anchor.

WBBM/ CBS 2 Chicago

Donlon works with CBS 2 Chicago where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Suzanne Le Mignot
  2. Dana Kozlov
  3. Chris Tye
  4. Albert Ramon
  5. Mary Kay Kleist
  6. Laura Bannon
  7. Robb Ellis
  8. Ed Curran

How Much Does Joe Donlon Earn?

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

How Much is Joe Donlon Worth?

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

Joe Donlon House

In late June 2022, Donlon and his wife, Kathleen reimbursed $1.06 million for a two-bedroom, 1,900-square-foot condominium on the 28th floor of a 56-story building in Streeterville. The unit has views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier, 2½ bathrooms, and designer lighting. Also, it has quartz countertops and a quartz backsplash, and a fully remodeled kitchen with Viking appliances.

Further, it has a custom fireplace, built-in shelving, a balcony, and a primary bedroom suite with a walk-in closet and a French limestone bathroom. On a side note, the unit had an $18,651 property tax bill in the 2020 tax year. Initially, the condo was listed in March for $1.27 million. Later, the sellers cut the price and asked for $1.22 million, $1.19 million, and finally $1.12 million prior to striking a deal with Donlon and his wife.

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