Lucy Bustamante Bio, NBC10, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Lucy Bustamante?

Lucy Bustamante is an American 4x Emmy and Murrow-winning journalist working at NBC 10 as an anchor and Journalist.

Lucy Bustamante
Lucy Bustamante

She is fluent in both Spanish and English and hence good in the Broadcasting field. Lucy is the Former President of NAHJ Philly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Besides NBC 10 she also works for Telemundo62 as a news anchor.

Lucy Bustamante Date of Birth / Age

Bustamante is 43 years old as of 2023 since she was born on the 26th of September 1980 in New Orleans, United States. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on September 26th of every year. Her ethnicity is Latino.

Lucy Bustamante Weight and Height

Bustamante is of average height of about 5 feet and 6 inches and has a healthy weight.

Lucy Bustamante Parents and Siblings

Bustamante’s parents were Cuban refugees who migrated to the U.S. in 1969, However, she learned Spanish at a tender age since this was her home language, therefore, becoming an excellent bilingual as she grew up.

Lucy Bustamante Spouse/ Husband

Bustamante is married to her charming husband who is Navy Veteran though his personal information is not available. Nonetheless, the details will be updated once available.

Lucy Bustamante Kids/ Children

Bustamante and her handsome husband have four children and the family lives in Havertown.

Lucy Bustamante Education

Bustamante attended Cabrini High School in New Orleans from 1994 to 1998. She successfully completed with excellent performance and later joined Loyola University, New Orleans. Lucy graduated with a Bachelor of arts(B.A.)in Broadcast Journalism in 1998-2002. 

Lucy Bustamante Career

Bustamante volunteered at the former Cabrini Convent for retired nuns in Radnor Township while still in high school. The convent acted as a nursing home for the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Bustamante joined WALA-TV FOX 10 immediately after campus in 2002-2004 as a Reporter/ Fill-in Anchor in

Mobile, Alabama Area. However, she left to work for WWL-TV in 2004-2010 and anchored the 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. Lucy also reported news of the day and filed investigative reports. She covered the devastation post-Hurricane Katrina. Besides, she also worked as a daily weekday morning news anchor for La Selecta 103.3 at WVXX-FM, a Spanish-language radio station.

Lucy has been working for WVEC since 2010 as an Anchor/Reporter for 5 pm News. She also focuses on the impact of the Affordable Care Act posts on social media and gives in to Bustamante was employed as Co-President, of Philadelphia in 2019 by NAHJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists). The association offers various training to its members.

Bustamante is a proud and famous news anchor for NBC News since 2018 and she is working her dream job. She translates English into Spanish, therefore, assisting communities in fighting language barriers. Lucy facilitates communication in the U.S. and in Philadelphia and touches the whole world through broadcast.

Lucy Bustamante Accomplishment

Bustamante has won the Emmy award twice. She earned it by anchoring the explosion of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions plant in South Philly in June 2019. Bustamante was awarded Press awards for best anchor,  for breaking news in 2004 in New Orleans, a Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and three regional Edward R. Murrow awards in 2011 among others. Lucy covered the first gubernatorial trade trip between Louisiana and Havana under President Bush in Cuba. Bustamante was once live with Regis and Kelly with the late Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa.

Lucy is working with NBC10 News where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
    1. Bill Henley
    2. John Clark
    3. Steve Sosna
    4. Kaitlin Cody
    5. Krystal Klei
    6. Sheila Watko
    7. Jacqueline London
    8. Katy Zachry
    9. Cydney Long
    10. Violet Yas
    11. Natalie Bomke
    12. Randy Gyllenhaal
    13. Frances Wang
    14. Joy Lim Nakrin 
    15. Jim Rosenfield
    16. Erin Coleman
    17. Brittney Shipp
    18. Rosemary Connors
    19. Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz

How Much Does Lucy Bustamante Earn?

Bustamante’s salary ranges from $80,000-$180,000.

How Much is Lucy Bustamante Worth?

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

Lucy Bustamante Weight Loss

Bustamante shared a story about a woman who stays true to weight loss as her New Year’s resolution. One year down the line, the woman was still keeping her New Year resolutions and had lost weight hugely.

Lucy Bustamante Wedding

Bustamante’s wedding was featured and shared by Welliver Wedding Video on their Facebook Page. This video has about 6 views and 2 comments and was posted on the 6th of April 2010.

Lucy Bustamante Instagram

Bustamante is active on her Social Media platforms where she posts her life journey and news stories. On her Instagram Account, she has about 4.75K followers.