Corey McPherrin Biography
Corey McPherrin is an eminent American 6X Emmy Award-winning journalist who currently, works as a co-anchor at FOX 32 News located in Chicago since joining back in 1995. Before joining FOX 32 News, McPherrin served at WBBM-TV as a sports anchor for four consecutive years.
He enjoys traveling, eating, reading, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family during his free time.
Corey McPherrin Age
Corey McPherrin was born on March 10, 1955, in Markham, Illinois, United States. He is 67 years of age.
Corey McPherrin Height
McPherrin is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches ( Approximately 1.79 meters).
Corey McPherrin Family
McPherrin was born to his supportive dad Jack McPherrin and his caring mum. His dad was a Platoon sergeant in the 94th Infantry in WWII. Nevertheless, he has not shared salient information with reference to his committed mum or whether he has any siblings. Thus, his mum’s and siblings’ whereabouts are currently not available.
Corey McPherrin Wife
McPherrin is presently divorced. He was formerly hitched to his ex-wife Sally. He divorced her back in the year 2016. Before their divorce, they lived in the Lake View neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side. Further, Sally and McPherrin were gifted with two kids, Margaret and Jack. McPherrin then listed his Lake home for $2.35 million in Feb 2016 following separating.
He is a satisfied dad of two virtuous kids named Jack and Margaret. Lately, Jack graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in International Affairs from Loyola College Chicago. Again, he celebrates his birthday on Apr 17 every year. On the other hand, Margaret was born on Feb 16, 1996. McPherrin is 26 years old and celebrates her birthday on Feb 16 every year.
Corey McPherrin Education
McPherrin studied at a local high school. Afterward, McPherrin enrolled at Butler University stationed in Indianapolis and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio and TV in 1977.
Corey McPherrin Salary
McPherrin receives an annual salary of $93,113. This is according to FOX 32 News in Chicago anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Corey McPherrin Net Worth
McPherrin has an estimated net worth of about $1 million – 5 million US dollars.
Corey McPherrin Career
He started his broadcasting profession in 1977 in Davenport, Iowa. She also worked as a sports broadcaster in New Orleans, Illinois, Quincy, and Atlanta. Whilst in Atlanta, he received an Emmy award in 1984 as the Outstanding News Performer in the state of Georgia. Prior to his going back to Chicago, McPherrin served in New York for seven years as the chief sportscaster at WABC-TV. He worked there from 1984 -1991.
While in New York, McPherrin worked at ABC Sports as a college football play-by-play announcer. He returned to Chicago, his home, and assumed his work duties at WBBM-TV as a sports anchor. He then locomoted to Fox 32 in 1995 where he presently works as a co-anchor. Currently, he co-anchors the 5.00 p.m. and 9.00 p.m. newscasts from Sunday to Thursday.
Before, he served for FOX Chicago News at Nine as the sports anchor. Further, he co-hosted The Final Word, a Sunday night sports wrap-up show, and Fox Kickoff Sunday, the Bears pre-game show. Additionally, he won 5 Emmy awards in the course of his sixteen years at FOX 32 Chicago. Similarly, he serves at Butler University as a member of the school’s board of trustees.