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Anita Padilla Profile
Anita Padilla is an American award-winning anchor who is currently working at Fox 32 Chicago. At the station, she serves as an Anchor and Reporter. Additionally, she rejoined the news team in 2007. She anchors Good Day Chicago from Monday to Friday.
Anita Padilla Age
Padilla was born on the 6th of February, in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of February every year. He has not revealed the year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Anita Padilla Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Anita Padilla Family
Padilla was born in Waukegan, Illinois, the United States to her parents. During her childhood and teenage years, she lived in different places Orlando, Florida, and New York City where she grew up. her father was a news junkie and this is what motivated Anita to a career in journalism. Anita has however not shared more information concerning her parent and sibling or if she has any. Her parents currently live in Quad Cities Illinois.
Anita Padilla Husband
Padilla is happily Married to her loving husband, Tom who she met in the 1990s. Tom is a retired police officer who worked in Florida. They tied the knot on 14th August 1996, in Matangi Island, Fiji. The couple has one son named Seth. Tom is a divorced man and he has a son named Ryan, whom he got from his first wife during his previous marriage. The family currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Anita Padilla Career
While growing up in Waukegan, the news was on every night. His father is a news junkie and still is to this day. But he never imagined that one day, he too would become a member of the news media and have opportunities to work in Chicago, New York City, Orlando, and the Quad-Cities. Over the years, he has covered some of the most amazing stories – some are of national importance while others focused on local events that were equally as important to the people of those communities.
What he has learned, is that one must take time to listen. Prior to joining Fox 32, she worked at WMAQ-TV, an NBC-owned and operated television station in Chicago, Illinois where she served as a news reporter. Sometimes producers envision a story will go one way…but it’s his job to tell them if the story takes a twist or changes. It’s his job to know a good “nugget” of information when he sees or hears one.
He covered the election of Barack Obama even before he became America’s President and interviewed both Mayors Rudy Guiliani and Richard J. Daley. Additionally, he was there when TWA Flight 800 exploded off of Long Island and reported on the deaths of Tupac Shakur, Biggie Smalls, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin. He unknowingly ran onto an active scene where gunshots were being fired and officers later lost their lives.
He has covered the World Series wins of the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox and stood in the rain during hurricanes and tropical storms. Seen shark attack victims pulled from the water and told some of the most unbelievable crime stories in Florida. Moreover, he has interviewed many celebrities he has met and interviewed: are Mariah Carey, Muhammad Ali, Gladys Knight, Halle Berry, Hillary Clinton, Mia Hamm, Minnie Driver, Shirley Jones, Buddy Guy, and Anita Baker just to name a few off the top of his head.
Anita Padilla Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at Fox 32 Chicago.
Anita Padilla Net Worth
Padilla has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Anita Padilla Social Media Platforms
Padilla is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 16.6k followers on Twitter, 6.1k followers on Instagram, and 102k followers on Facebook.