Frank Somerville Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, KTVU

Frank Somerville Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, KTVU

Frank Somerville
Frank Somerville

Frank Somerville Biography

Frank Somerville is a television personality and a journalist currently working as an anchor for KTVU-TV in Oakland, California. He is the KTVU-TV’s newscasts anchor at 5 o’clock, 6 o’clock, as well as 11 o’clock. Somerville has won three Emmy awards at KTVU, including one for best on-camera news anchor.

Frank Somerville Age

Frank Somerville was born on 19th March 1958 in San Luis Obispo, California, United State. He is 63 years old as of 2021.

Frank Somerville Family

Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Somerville currently resides in Oakland, California, U.S. Somerville was named after his father’s childhood friend, and his paternal grandfather, William Somerville. He has been a vegetarian for 46 years. And he trains in Krav Maga, which is an Israeli fighting s

Frank Somerville Wife

Somerville is a married man to his wife Donna Wright Somerville since 1993. His wife Donna Wright Somerville is a television producer by her profession.

Frank Somerville Children

Somerville is a father of two children, daughters namely Callie Somerville and Sydney Somerville. Callie was adopted by the couple in 2005 while Sydney is their biological daughter.

Frank Somerville Height

Somerville stands at a height of 5 Ft 4 inches.

Frank Somerville Salary

Somerville receives an annual salary of $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 according to KTVU-TV anchors/reporters’ salaries.

Frank Somerville Net Worth

Somerville has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars.

Frank Somerville Education

Somerville went to Berkeley High School graduating in 1976. He later joined San Francisco State University. While attending San Francisco State University, Somerville worked as an intern at KTVU in 1981.

Frank Somerville KTVU

Somerville made his career debut in 1981 at KTVU as an intern, while still attending San Francisco State University. He also worked at local stations in Santa Rosa, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and California after completing his degree and later returning to KTVU in 1992.

Additionally, Somerville joined KTVU Channel 2 (Fox) in 1991 as an anchor for news. He is the morning news program co-anchor of the stations the following year. Moreover, he co-anchored 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts replacing in 2008.

Frank abruptly left the air after a newscast four days after KTVU, anchor during which he repeatedly slurred and tripped over his words, station management finally addressed the problem, announcing that the veteran newsman would be on an indefinite leave of absence.

“We can confirm Frank is taking time away from the desk to focus on his health and we welcome his return when he is ready,” Victoria Gurrieri, a New York-based spokesperson for Fox, the network that owns and operates KTVU, said on Thursday. There were no more details provided.

Frank, one of the Bay Area’s highest-paid and most visible TV journalists, alarmed viewers when he appeared to be struggling to read news text from the Teleprompter during a Sunday evening (May 30) show.

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