John Roberts Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Twins, Fox News, Salary, Net Worth


John Roberts Biography

John David Roberts  is a Canadian-American media personality  working for the Fox News Channel, as its chief White House correspondent. He previously worked  at CNN as an anchor and Senior National Correspondent.

John Roberts Age

Roberts was born in November 15, 1956 in  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

John Roberts Height

He stands at a height of 1.8 m

John Roberts Education

John attended Erindale Secondary School and Lorne Park Secondary School and later the University of Toronto – St. George Campus.

John Roberts Parents

Not much is known about John’s parents. His father died when he was 5-years-old and his mother died in 2010. He was brought up alongside his brother and sister whose names are unknown.

John Roberts Wife

Roberts is engaged to his fiancee  Kyra Phillips who is a correspondent for ABC News. She previously worked at CNN as an anchor. John  announced his engagement to Kyra  on April 25, 2010.  Kyra was previously married to John Assad from 2000-2008.  Roberts was first married to Michele. They divorced in 2008.

John Roberts Twins

John and his wife are parents to fraternal twins who were born in March 2011. Daughter Sage Ann arrived first at 12:03 a.m., weighing in at 5 lbs., 15 oz. Son Kellan Clay was born at 12:05 a.m., and also weighed in at 5 lbs., 15 oz.

“It was amazing to welcome them to the world. It was a long road to get here, but they are absolutely beautiful little people,” the couple said in a joint statement to “It’s incredible to be able to hold them in our arms and love them in person.”

John Roberts CNN

John joined CNN in February 2006 after leaving CBS . In July 2006 and August 2006, he reported from the front lines in the Israel/Hezbollah war and at one point, embedded with an Israeli infantry unit, marching 10 miles into Lebanon. He  was recognized with a Headline Award for that embed CNN’s coverage of the war was recognized with an Edward R. Murrow Award.

In October 2006, he returned to Iraq as the first anchor of This Week at War and served as the Senior National Correspondent based in Washington. He has also substituted for Anderson Cooper on Anderson Cooper 360°. Roberts was co-anchor of CNN’s morning program American Morning from 2007 to 2010. He anchored from New York. In 2010, American Morning was nominated for “best morning program” at the Daytime Emmy Awards, losing to Good Morning America.

The New York Post reported on December 7, 2010, that Roberts would depart American Morning and become a national correspondent based out of CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta. The Associated Press reported that his departure was at his request so he could move closer to fiancée and CNN anchor Kyra Phillips.

John Roberts CBS News

Roberts  CBS News in New York in 1992.  His initial assignment was anchoring the CBS Morning News with co-anchor Meredith Vieira. He  was also the news reader and substitute anchor for Harry Smith on CBS This Morning and The Early Show.  From 1994 to 1995 Roberts anchored the 5pm and 11pm newscasts at CBS’s flagship station in New York, WCBS-TV.  In March 1995, he moved back to the CBS Network as anchor of the CBS Sunday Evening News, remaining in that position for nearly 11 years. He also anchored the CBS Saturday Evening News from February 1999 until he became CBS chief White House Correspondent in August 1999.

Roberts served as chief White House Correspondent at CBS from August 1999 to February 2006, and regularly anchored a Sunday-afternoon 3pm ET newscast for the CBS Radio Network. In March 2003, he was embedded with the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion of the U.S. Marines during the initial invasion of Iraq.

On July 19, 2005, he introduced CBS’s coverage on the announcement of the nomination of John Roberts for the Supreme Court of the United States. He jokingly asked colleagues to refer to him as “Your Honor” because he and Justice Roberts bear the same name.  During his time at CBS, Roberts received three national Emmy awards as well as a Gracie award for his coverage of a groundbreaking surgery to repair neural tube defects.

John Roberts Fox News

John joined Fox News in January 3, 2011 as a national correspondent, based in Atlanta. In January 2017, Roberts became chief White House correspondent for Fox News. Prior to working for CNN, CBS and Fox News, Roberts also worked for WCIX in Miami Florida as an anchor/reporter .He also  co-hosted the national CTV morning show Canada AM, initially with Deborah McGregor, and later with Pamela Wallin.

Roberts also worked in radio at the local college station, CFRE-FM in Mississauga. His first professional job was as reporter and news anchor with CFOS in Owen Sound, Ontario in 1975. He also worked at CHYM in Kitchener, as a newsman and DJ, then worked on-air for radio station CJBK in London.

John Roberts Salary

He earns an annual salary of $33,774 to $112,519

John Roberts Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

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