Anita Padilla Biography
Anita Padilla is an American television personality and an Award-Winning journalist currently working at FOX 32 Chicago, Illinois as an anchor and also as a reporter. Padilla rejoined the statin in 2007. She is well known for working on stories that impact the lives of people.
Anita Padilla Birthday
Padilla was born on 6th February in Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.
Anita Padilla Education
Padilla studied at Columbia College in Chicago where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
Anita Padilla Family
Padilla has a mixed ethnicity of Hispanic-American. When not on the screen she likes to spend quality time with her family. Although she has not revealed their identity, it’s evident that she has a strong bond with her family.
Anita Padilla Married
Padilla is a married woman to her husband Tom. The couple tied the knot on August 14, 1996. Tom was a police officer, in Florida back in 90;s.
Anita Padilla Son
Padilla and her husband Tom have one son named Seth.
Anita Padilla Height
Padilla stands at a height of 5 Ft 7 inches.
Anita Padilla Salary
Padilla receives an annual salary of $56,000 – $ 135,500 according to FOX 32 anchors/reporters salaries.
Anita Padilla Net Worth
Padilla has an estimated net worth of $200K U.S dollars.
Anita Padilla Career
In her successful career, Padilla has had the opportunity to meet and mingle with different new people who need their stories told. While serving as a journalist, Padilla has worked in areas such as Chicago, New York City, Orlando, and the Quad-Cities.
Anita has also covered both national and regional stories that were equally as important to the people of those communities while serving as an anchor and reporter. Some of the stories she has covered include; the Drew Peterson case (and all its twists and turns) to the political scandals in Illinois that ultimately cost governors and congressmen their jobs and sent them off to prison.
Anita Padilla Live
Padilla had the opportunity to cover the election of Barack Obama even before he became America’s President and interviewed both Mayors Rudy Guiliani and Richard J. Daley. Furthermore, she covered TWA Flight 800 exploded off of Long Island and reported on the deaths of Dean Martin Frank Sinatra, Tupac Shakur, and Biggie Smalls,
Padilla has unknowingly run onto an active scene where there are gunshots being fired and officers later lost their lives. She has covered the World Series wins of the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox and stood in the rain during hurricanes and tropical storms.
Padilla has witnessed shark attack victims pulled from the water and told some of the most unbelievable crime stories in Florida. Furthermore, Padilla has had a one-on-one interview with Hillary Clinton, Mariah Carey, Shirley Jones, Halle Berry, Mia Hamm, Buddy Guy, and Anita Baker, Muhammad Ali, Minnie Driver, and Gladys Knight,