Maureen Umeh Biography and Wiki
Maureen Umeh is an American Multiple Award Winning Television News Anchor and reporter currently working as a co-anchor WTTG-TV Fox 5 DC. Before, he worked as one of the main anchors for the late evening newscasts at WSPA-TV in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina. She also lands a full-time reporting job at WCIA-TV.
Maureen Umeh Age and Birthday
Maureen was born on December 18 1972 in Nigeria. She then moved to the USA where she currently lives. She is 48 years old as of 2020 and celebrates her birthday on 18th December every year. Umeh is an American by nationality and she holds African American ethnicity.
Maureen Umeh Height
Maureen stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches(1.68 m). Information regarding her other body measurements is currently under research
Maureen Umeh Husband
Maureen is currently leading a single life. Her past relationships and affairs are also not publicly available as she prefers to keep that information away from the public.
Maureen Umeh Daughter
She is the mother of one adorable daughter by the name of Zulia. She has on many occasions cited that her daughter is all she has and the reason why she pushes herself to achieve more in life. Zulia is 8 years old.
Maureen Umeh FOX 5
Maureen Umeh is an American journalist who currently works as a news anchor at FOX 5 News. She recalls watching the news as a kid growing up in Chicago and seeing one of my favorite reporters taking on city hall and fighting for the little guy. He was something like a superhero, and I wanted to be just like him.
Umeh says that she is proud to say that through the years, she has achieved the goal of becoming a reporter, and even more proud to know that some of my stories have helped make a difference.
As of 2021, Maureen works at FOX 5 as a Morning news anchor. It’s a new shift for me after being here at FOX 5 since 2002 and anchoring and reporting on mostly the evening and weekend newscasts.
Maureen Umeh Career
The early hours are taking some adjustment, but boy am I having fun. I mean, on what other show can you go from covering something serious at the White House to dancing with a celebrity, and laughing till you cry with a famous comedian? It’s a whirlwind, and I’m so glad to hear from so many of you who tell me how much you enjoy our shows.
She started her broadcasting career in Champaign, Illinois, and was lucky to land a full-time reporting job at WCIA-TV right after graduating from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Before then, Maureen worked as a radio talk show and also DJ’d and a writer for the university newspaper. She did anything she thought would give her the experience needed to be a better journalist. It wasn’t always fun, but it proves that hard work does pay off.
Her next stop was in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she served as one of the main anchors for the late evening newscasts at WSPA-TV. She had such an amazing experience there and treasures the memories.
Maureen Umeh Awards and Achievements
Maureen has been honored with several awards, such as an Emmy for Best Investigative Series and Best Newscast. She has also been honored by many other organizations, including the South Carolina Television and Arts Association; the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association, and the NAACP.
Maureen then worked as the Chairwoman for the Upstate Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society and also worked with nonprofit organizations, including Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and Mathew House, an agency for disadvantaged youth.
Maureen Umeh Net Worth
Maureen has an estimated net worth between $100k and $1 Million dollars as of 2021. This estimated from her job as a news anchor and reporter at FOX 5 and the average salary for news anchors in the United States of America.