Shelley Bortz Bio, KDKA, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Shelley Bortz?

Shelley Bortz is an American who joined KDKA in October of 2021 as an anchor and reporter. Before joining the KDKA team, Bortz worked as a weekend anchor/reporter in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Therebefore, she interned at WJET in Erie and FOX Sports Pittsburgh. Further, Shelley was the morning anchor and later an evening anchor/reporter in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Thereafter, Shelley went to Steubenville, Ohio as the morning anchor/reporter and later to Jacksonville, Florida as a reporter. She joined the WPXI team in Pittsburgh as a reporter.

Shelley Bortz
Shelley Bortz

Shelley Bortz Date of Birth / Age

Bortz is approximately 40 years as of 2022 although 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.

Shelley Bortz Height

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

Shelley Bortz Parents and Siblings

Bortz was born and raised in Uniontown, PA. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Shelley Bortz Spouse / Husband

Bortz’s husband is called Bob Ligashesky who is an NFL special teams coordinator for the Texans although more information will be updated once available.

Shelley Bortz Kids / Children

Bortz has a four-year-old daughter called Sydney who accompanies her on a basketball court. She also enjoys the company of her puppy Phoenix often. However, we will update more information concerning her daughter once available.

Shelley Bortz Education

Bortz went to Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School which is a Roman Catholic high school in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Later she joined Gannon University where she graduated Magna cum laude in 1997 with a degree in communications.

Shelley Bortz Career

Bortz worked as a weekend anchor/reporter in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Therebefore, she interned at WJET in Erie and FOX Sports Pittsburgh. Further, Shelley was the morning anchor and later an evening anchor/reporter in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Thereafter, Shelley went to Steubenville, Ohio as the morning anchor/reporter and later to Jacksonville, Florida as a reporter. She joined the WPXI team in Pittsburgh as a reporter.

Bortz was a Public Address Announcer for the University of Pittsburgh Women’s Basketball Team and Held the position for 3 seasons. Besides, she was awarded a full scholarship to play basketball at Gannon University. She also became Mrs. Pennsylvania America and Mrs. Ohio United States. Additionally, she was inducted into the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame. Shelley enjoys basketball in the company of Sydney her daughter and Phoenix her puppy whenever off duty. She spends quality time with her family too. Shelley holds a sad, tragic memory she has lived with for the last 20 years.

How Much Does Shelley Bortz Earn?

Bortz earns an annual salary that ranges from $70,000-$500,000.

How Much is Shelley Bortz Worth?

As an anchor and reporter, Shelley has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.

Shelley Bortz Accident

In April 1, 1994, at night, Ligashesky and her best friend and Gannon basketball teammate Kerri Welc of Mount Pleasant were in the backseat of a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by her brother, George Bortz IV. Additionally, Larry Renaldi was in the passenger seat of the car. Suddenly at 11:35 p.m., another vehicle would be slammed into their Cavalier and all four were hospitalized with serious injuries later Welc didn’t survive.

Bortz, suffered a concussion and bruised ribs, although he was able to free himself from the car, the other three had to be cut out of the wreckage. On the other hand, Renaldi fractured his pelvis and had a severe head laceration while a passenger in Porter’s car, Danny McGee of Uniontown, was also injured. Porter was not and Welc was taken to Uniontown Hospital with internal injuries. Unfortunately, She suffered a ruptured aorta and was pronounced dead at 1:35 a.m.

Shelley’s pelvis was shattered, and the right femur was broken, along with both forearms, left thumb, and collarbone. Also, her bladder was ruptured and her kidney and colon were torn. Therefore, two plates were placed in her right arm, one in her left arm, six into her pelvis, and a rod into her femur.

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