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Ashlei King Profile
Ashlei King is an American Co-anchor who is currently working at Fox 16 News. At the station, she serves as a co-anchor. Additionally, she joined the Fox16 Good Day Morning program as co-anchor in July 2018.
Ashlei King Age
King is 34 years old as of 2023. She was born on 23rd July 1989, in Italy. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on 23rd June every year.
Ashlei King Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Ashlei King Family
King was born in Italy, she spent part of her childhood in Germany. She has deep-seated roots in Arkansas. King’s side of her family is originally from Southeast Arkansas (Dermott, Monticello, and McGehee areas). She still has family who live in the area.
Random Fun Fact: Ashlei is related to music icon Michael Jackson. However, King has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Ashlei King Husband
King is happily married to her loving husband Joel Burger. The couple tied the knot in Illinois. She and her husband are blessed with two beautiful daughters whose names are not public. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Ashlei King Career
Born in Italy, Ashlei spent part of her childhood in Germany. She has deep-seated roots in Arkansas. King’s side of her family is originally from Southeast Arkansas (Dermott, Monticello, and McGehee areas).
She still has family who live in the area. Random Fun Fact: Ashlei is related to music icon Michael Jackson. His grandmother and her great-grandfather were first cousins. She earned her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
During her freshman year at UT, she was a member of the co-ed cheerleading squad. She cheered for the Texas Longhorns football team and men’s basketball team. She also ran hurdles for two years on the UT Track and field team. After graduation, she worked for KTXS in Abilene. During her time in Abilene, she won a Texas Associated Press Award for deadline editing.
Ashley also spent two years in Tulsa, Oklahoma working for the CBS affiliate. While in Tulsa, she covered a variety of stories from tornadoes to devastating wildfires that torched hundreds of homes. Her most memorable moment was when she did a live interview on CNN with Don Lemon about a racially motivated shooting spree in Tulsa.
King joined the Fox16 Good Day Morning program as co-anchor in July 2018. The San Antonio, Texas native comes to Arkansas from her hometown, where she worked at KABB FOX 29 for four years. While there, she was nominated for an Emmy for her work on a documentary highlighting the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. March, which is the largest in the country. She also won a National Association of Black Journalists award for the documentary.
Ashlei kicked off her broadcasting career in Austin, where she served as the CBS affiliate’s UT reporter. She was also the Assistant News Director for Texas Student Television’s KVR News. Ashlei is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
During Ashlei’s spare time, you can find her hanging out with her family, eating at hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and then working off the calories at the gym. If you see her out and about, don’t hesitate to say hello and if you have any story ideas, send them her way.
Ashlei King Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at FOX 16 News.
Ashlei King Net Worth
King has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a Co-anchor.
Ashlei King Social Media Platforms
King is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 4k followers on Twitter, 865 followers on Instagram, and 4.4k followers on Facebook.