Rob Elgas Biography
Rob Elgas is a well-renowned American journalist currently working for the ABC 7 Eyewitness News anchor and reporter. Rob began to work for the station as the fill-in anchor and reporter on July 7, 2015. Prior to joining ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Rob was serving as an anchor for early afternoon news at NBC 5 based in Chicago.
Rob Elgas Age
Rob Elgas was born in March 1974 in Arlington Heights, Illinois, in the United States of America. He is 48 years old.
Rob Elgas Height
Rob is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (Approx 1.83m).
Rob Elgas Family
Rob Elgas was born in Arlington Heights, IL, but raised in Crystal Lake in the United States of America. He is the proud son of his mother called Adriana. He was brought up together with his sister.
Rob Elgas Education
Rob joined the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and graduated with a bachelor’s degree.
Rob Elgas Wife
Rob is happily hitched to his beautiful and supportive wife named Wendy Elgas. Rob and Wendy share two kids, a daughter named Eva and a son called John. The lovely family stays in the southwest suburbs.
Rob Elgas Salary
He pockets a satisfactory salary of $100,000 annually. This is according to ABC 7 anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Rob Elgas Net Worth
Rob Elgas has managed to accumulate a hefty fortune over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Rob Elgas Career
As of now, he works for the ABC 7 Eyewitness News as an anchor and reporter. Rob began to work for the station as the fill-in anchor and reporter on July 7, 2015. Rob began to serve as co-anchor of 4 PM Weekend News along with Judy Hsu in 2016.
Additionally, during his career as a journalist, he has covered Sochi Olympics in 2014, the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, the devasting tornado in Illinois, provided live coverage for breaking news in California and Texas for ABC 7, and traveled to the USA for the state of the Union. Furthermore, Rob has been a co-host of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade together with Janet Davies, Cheryl Burton, and Judy Hsu.
Rob kicked off his journalism career as a photographer at WICD-TV in Champaign-Urbana. He has also served for ABC 7 as a co-anchor for the morning and also as a weekend anchor show between 2000 to 2002 in El Paso, Texas.