Robert Costa Bio, CBS 42, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Robert Costa?

American Reporter and Correspondent, Robert Costa, works with CBS 42 where he serves the station as the Chief election and campaign correspondent. He has been employed at the station since 2022.

Robert Costa
Robert Costa

Robert Costa Date of Birth / Age

Costa is 37 years as of 2023. Costa was born in Richmond, Virginia, on October 14, 1985.

Robert Costa Height

Costa’s 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Robert Costa Parents and Siblings

Costa was born in Richmond, Virginia, to attorneys Anne-Dillon (née Dalton) and Thomas E. Costa. His father worked as a lawyer for the Bristol Myers Squibb pharmaceutical company. He has three brothers. Costa is of partial-Italian descent. However, we will apprise this information as soon as more details concerning this are available.

Robert Costa Spouse / Wife

The specifics of Costa’s relationship situation have long been kept a secret. A few publications allege that the rapidly rising journalist is actually married with children, but they have not been able to provide any evidence for their claims, such as names, dates, or places. However, Costa has angrily denied that he is gay, contrary to other stories.. However, as information is made available, it will be updated.

Robert Costa Kids / Children

There is currently no information accessible to the public on whether Costa is a parent. However, as soon as further information about this becomes available, we’ll let you know.

Robert Costa Education

Costa studied at Pennsbury High School. Thereafter, he graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in American studies in 2008, and the University of Cambridge awarded him a master’s degree in politics in 2009. Also, Costa worked as an intern for Charlie Rose on PBS, This Week with George Stephanopoulos on ABC, and the UK House of Commons while he was a student at Notre Dame. He developed and hosted Office Hours on Campus, an interview show for ND-TV.

Costa participated actively in the Cambridge Union debate society while he was attending Cambridge, where he concentrated on researching Winston Churchill and the connections between the UK and the US. British academic and author Andrew Gamble served as his advisor. From 2014 to 2017, Costa served on the board of trustees at Notre Dame.

He was up in Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 2004 from Pennsbury High School. In the book Wonderland: A Year in the Life of an American High School, Sports Illustrated writer Michael Bamberger wrote a profile of Costa while he was a student at Pennsbury. Additionally, he had friendships with fellow Pennsbury students Hallie Jackson, a journalist, and actors Zach Woods.

Costa rose to prominence in high school for booking rock performers at the school, including John Mayer, Eve 6, and Maroon 5. Additionally, he covered local and professional sports for PHS-TV, the student television station, and reported for The Bucks County Courier Times, doing interviews with musicians and reviewing events in the Philadelphia region

Robert Costa Career

Costa was a Robert L. Bartley Fellow at The Wall Street Journal. In 2010, he was hired as a reporter by the conservative magazine National Review. In December 2012, he was promoted to the position of Washington editor for National Review. Also, while at National Review, Costa was a contributor for CNBC, appearing on The Kudlow Report, and for MSNBC. In 2013, during the United States federal government shutdown, Costa’s reporting on the Republican Party in Congress was widely praised. The New Republic called him “the most important reporter in the country over the past few weeks”[18] and Slate writer David Weigel called him “omnipresent.”New York magazine called him “the golden boy of the government shutdown.”

Costa has not officially stated his political stance, merely stating that he is not a member of the “conservative team.” He lists Jim Lehrer, Gwen Ifill, Tim Russert, Robert Caro, and others as influences. He left National Review in November 2013 to work for The Washington Post, and he began working there in January 2014.

Costa was hired as a political analyst by NBC and MSNBC on December 10, 2015. Costa is renowned in local political circles for his extensive network. Further, he has conducted numerous interviews with President Donald Trump. According to Politico, he is the “Trump whisperer.” Costa conducted an interview with Trump in March 2016 alongside Bob Woodward, who has served as his mentor. In March 2017, Costa hosted Charlie Rose as a special guest on PBS.

Robert Costa Experience

In April 2017, Costa became the moderator of the long-running Washington Week news magazine program on PBS, following the death of moderator Gwen Ifill. Top journalists from the mainstream news media were usually guests on Costa’s show.

Costa hosted the final episode of the PBS series Washington Week on January 1, 2021. He left the television program to write a book with Bob Woodward. Peril, the title of the novel, was published in September 2021. The book debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller list and spent nine weeks on the Times’ bestseller list for nonfiction books. To promote the book, Woodward and Costa appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The View, Meet the Press, Good Morning America, and other programs. Additionally,  In October 2021, Costa was a solo guest on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross. The book has been cited in subpoenas issued by the United States House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack.

Further, he managed to depart The Washington Post in 2022 to serve as the main election and campaign correspondent for CBS News. Costa would be a “pivotal correspondent” for CBS in its coverage of the 2022 midterm elections, the 2024 presidential election, and “the evolving state of American democracy.”Costa told the AP that The Washington Post is a “first-class organization” and that he was open to the possibility of working with CBS News. In addition,  Costa has occasionally filled in on the CBS Weekend News.

CBS 42

Robert works with CBS 42 where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Roxana Saberi
  2. Serena Altschul
  3. Mo Rocca
  4. Brian Applegate
  5. Nate Burleson
  6. Susan Zirinsky
  7. Jericka Duncan
  8. Lana Zak
  9. Tony Dokoupil
  10. Jericka Duncan
  11. Lana Zak
  12. Holly Williams
  13. Seth Doane
  14. Bill Whitaker
  15. John Dickerson
  16. Anna Werner
  17. Adriana Diaz
  18. Omar Villafranca
  19. Charlie D’Agata
  20. Jonathan Vigliotti
  21. Jan Crawford
  22. Adam Verdugo
  23. Lee Cowan
  24. Peter Van
  25. Kris Van Cleave
  26. Nancy Cordes
  27. Judy Tygard
  28. Anderson Cooper
  29. Imtiaz Tyab
  30. Ingrid Matthews
  31. Shawna Thomas
  32. Martha Teichner
  33. Nancy Chen

How Much Does Robert Costa Earn?

Costa earns an annual salary that ranges from $50,000-$200,000.

How Much is Robert Costa Worth?

As a journalist, Costa has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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