Who is Ukee Washington?
Ukee Washington is an American journalist of African descent who is working for KYW as co-anchor alongside Jessica Kartalija of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. and Eyewitness News at 10 p.m. on The CW Philly 57. Also, he serves as a host of CBS 3’s famed segment Brotherly Love which profiles people who have had positive effects on the communities. He joined the CBS 3 News team in July 1986. Upon joining the station, he initially served as a sports anchor. Additionally, he has served the station for more than 3 and a half decades.
Ukee Washington Date of Birth / Age
Washington was born on August 20, 1958. He is 64 years old as of 2022.
Ukee Washington Height
Washington stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Ukee Washington Parents and Siblings
Washington was raised in West Philadelphia. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, his father, Ulysses S. Washington served as a professor and former football coach at Delaware State University. Also, he served in the US Navy. However, he passed away on October 25th, 2018 at the age of 98. On the other hand, his mom was born in 1924 and celebrated her 98th birthday in December 2022. Further, Washington is the second cousin of the famous actor, Denzel Washington. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Ukee Washington Spouse(Wife)
Washington is a married man. Even so, he has for a long time been keeping details regarding his wife private. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Ukee Washington Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Washington 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.
Ukee Washington Education
After completing his high school education at Dover High School in Delaware, Washington went on to attend the University of Richmond. Later, he finished his studies and attained his Bachelor’s degree.
Ukee Washington Career
Washington works for KYW as co-anchor alongside Jessica Kartalija of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. and Eyewitness News at 10 p.m. on The CW Philly 57. Also, he serves as a host of CBS 3’s famed segment Brotherly Love which profiles people who have had positive effects on the communities. He joined the CBS 3 News team in July 1986.
Upon joining the station, he initially served as a sports anchor. Additionally, he has served the station for more than 3 and a half decades. Later, in 1996 he was promoted to serve on the news desk as an early morning and noon anchor. Further, he was promoted in July 2015 to serve as an anchor of the evening editions of Eyewitness News.
Since then, he has been front and center anchoring some of the area’s historic stories. For instance, Super Storm Sandy in 2012, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and Pope Francis’ historic visit to the City in 2015. Moreover, he served as a host of the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Forum and went behind bars for his assignment to interview a high school classmate on death row.
Thrice, he served as guest co-host of the popular CBS network talk show, THE TALK in 2013, 2014, and 2016. During his younger years, he served as a member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir’s “elite,” where he went to perform in Russia, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Denmark, and Mexico. Also, he served as a high school celebrated athlete.
These experiences assisted him in his broadcasting career as he served as a host of the station’s live telecasts of the Philadelphia Orchestra and his live broadcast of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano, Japan. Prior to Philadelphia, he served in Fort Myers, Florida at WBBH as a sports anchor. To boot, he served in Atlanta at WSB as a sports anchor.
In 2015, he was dubbed into the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2008. Else, in February 2017, Philadelphia’s City Council dubbed him a “Living Legend” throughout its special Black History Month observance. Apart from journalism, he served roles in movies such as Unbreakable (2000), Signs (2002), Shooter (2007), and the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate.
How Much Does Ukee Washington Earn?
Washington approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Ukee Washington Worth?
As an anchor, Washington has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Ukee Washington Sexual Orientation(Straight Or Gay)
Washington is a married man. Even so, he has for a long time been keeping details regarding his partner private. Further, his sexual orientation is not known/public. However, we will update this information once details regarding it are known.