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John Garcia Profile
John Garcia is an American general assignment reporter and co-anchor who is currently working at ABC 7 Chicago. At the station, he serves as a general assignment reporter and co-anchor. Additionally, he joined ABC 7 Chicago in 1994 and was co-anchor of ABC 7 Sunday Morning News from 1995 to 1997.
John Garcia Age
Garcia is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born on 22nd July 1964, in San Diego, California, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 22nd July every year.
John Garcia Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
John Garcia Family
Garcia has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
John Garcia Wife
Jon remarried his current wife, Ana Garcia, and they have been together for over fifteen years. He was previously married to his ex-wife Kathy Colace from 1982 to 1998. The two are parents of two twins and one son. Jon and Kathy’s daughters namely Nikki and Brie Bella rose to fame due to their time as wrestlers in the WWE.
As of now, Nikki is currently not active due to competition in Dancing with celebrities. Additionally, the ex-couple welcomed their twin daughters on November 21, 1983. The twins have a brother named JJ Garcia. His current wife has four daughters. He is married and enjoys spending time with his daughters.
John Garcia Career
He earned his B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1986 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Furthermore, from 1988 to 1991, Garcia served as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Earlier in his career, he was a reporter and weekend anchor at KMID-TV in Midland, Texas 1987 to 1988, and a reporter at KTIV-TV in Sioux City, Iowa 1986 to 1987.
Garcia has been honored with numerous awards, including five Regional Emmys and an Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award. Previously, he worked at KSAT-TV, the ABC station in San Antonio, Texas, where he co-anchored the morning and noon newscasts in 1994. Previously, he worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KXAS-TV in Dallas, Texas, from 1991 to 1994.
Furthermore, he was chosen for the Drake University Young Alumni Achievement Award. Additionally, he won recognition from the Associated Press with their award for Best Series and received Best Spot News honors from the Northwest Broadcasters Association. Moreover, he won the Dallas Katie Award for spot news. Garcia serves on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He is the past president of the Drake University Journalism National Alumni Board.
He has served as a volunteer for the Respiratory Health Association, as well as the ‘Character Counts’ program in Elmhurst. Additionally, he is a member of the Chicago Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. An avid runner, Garcia has competed in numerous marathons including the Chicago and Boston marathons. Garcia is a Chicago native. He is married and enjoys spending time with his four daughters
John Garcia Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at ABC7 Chicago.
John Garcia Net Worth
Garcia has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his general assignment reporter and co-anchor career.
John Garcia Social Media Platforms
Garcia is active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 76 followers on Twitter, 1.9k followers on Instagram, and 6.2k followers on Facebook.