Eric Perkins Bio, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Parents, Salary, Net Worth, KARE 11

Eric Perkins Bio, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Parents, Salary, Net Worth, KARE 11

Eric Perkins KARE 11 sports reporter
Eric Perkins KARE 11 sports reporter

Eric Perkins Biography Wiki

Eric Perkins is an American reporter and journalist. In November of 1996, he joined KARE 11 as a sports reporter. Perkins was named weeknight sports anchor and sports director at KARE in 2012. He recently announced that he is leaving KARE 11 News. 

Eric Perkins Leaving KARE 11

Perkins came to the local NBC affiliate 25 years ago. He announced on Wednesday that he is leaving the station. “There’s no scandal here. There’s no drama involved in this exit,” Perkins said in a video message posted on YouTube. “I want a change, and that hasn’t been happening for me here lately. I want to extend myself. I want to push myself.” His last day on the air will be Aug. 8, the final night of the Tokyo Olympics, which is airing on NBC.

Eric Perkins Age

Perkins was born in Hong Kong on 14 October 1966. He is 54 years old as of 2020.  Perkins celebrates his birthday on the 14 of October every year.

Eric Perkins Height / Weight

Perkins stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall.


83kgs (185)lbs.

Eric Perkins Parents

Perkins was born to his parents Mary Jo Perkins (mother) and Jack Perkins (father). He had three siblings: Julie, Mark, and Eric.

Eric Perkins Farther

Perkins’s father (Jack Perkins) was an NBC Nightly News correspondent and onetime host of A&E’s cable network. Jack Perkins died on August 19, 2019. At the age of  85 years at his home on Casey Key Florida, U.S.

Eric Perkins Siblings

Perkins had three siblings; Julie, Mark, and Eric.

Eric Perkins Wife

Perkins is a happily married reporter to his caring wife Shelly Perkins. The couple is blessed with three children two daughters and a son. Their names are unknown.

Eric Perkins Education

Perkins joined Pepperdine University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) BroadcastingField Of StudyRadio and Television.

Eric Perkins Salary

Perkins receives a basic salary of $50860.According to the KARE 11  sports reporters salary.

Eric Perkins Net Worth

Perkins has an approximate net worth of $100-$1 million U.S dollars.

Eric Perkins Career

Perkins started his career as a Sports Anchor/Reporter at WHBQ-TV from 1994  to1997. However, he worked as a Morning Radio Host at 96.3 K-TWIN from January 2012 to  December 2014. Furthermore, Perkins worked as a Content Contributor at AirVuz, LLC from August 2015 to July 2018.

Also, he worked as a Radio Show Host at 94.1 The Loon KKLN-FM from January 2009. As of now,  Perkins is a TV Host at KARE 11 since 1997.

Eric Perkins Awards

Perkins was awarded National Community Empowerment Award.

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