Jummy Olabanji Biography
Jummy Olabanji is an American eight-time Emmy-winning anchor working for NBC 4 as a morning co-anchor of News4 Today. She joined the NBC 4 team in July 2019, after previously working for WNBC-TV.
Fairfax County is her native home and she spent the better part of her life in Virginia. She attended Westfield High School in Chantilly where she earned a diploma and later studied at Virginia Tech where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in mass communication and media studies in May 2006. Later, she joined Gonzaga University, earning a Master of Arts in communication and media studies in May 2011.
Jummy began her journalism career at NBC4 as an intern. Over the years, she has worked for stations in New York City, Norfolk, and Charlottesville. For her outstanding work as a journalist, she has been honored with; two Virginia Associated Press Awards, two national Edward R. Murrow Awards for breaking news anchor coverage, and eight EMMY Awards.
In addition, she is a huge advocate for organ donation and is a member of the board of directors of the National Kidney Foundation. Furthermore, Olabanji is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the National Association of Black Journalists, The Links, Incorporated.
Jummy Olabanji Salary
Olabanji earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jummy Olabanji Net Worth
Olabanji has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Jummy Olabanji Age
Olabanji was born on April 22, 1984, in Toronto, Canada. She is 39 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of April every year.
Jummy Olabanji Height and Weight
Olabanji stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Jummy Olabanji Family
Olabanji likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Jummy Olabanji Husband and Children
Olabanji is married to Darren Sands who is a staff writer at The Washington Post. They tie the knot on June 24, 2017, and together the couple resides in Washington, D.C.
Jummy Olabanji Social Media Platform
Olabanji is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 13K followers on Twitter 13K followers on Instagram and 13K followers on Facebook.