Maureen Umeh Biography
Maureen Umeh is a Nigerian-born American Emmy award-winning anchor, reporter, and host who is currently working at FOX 5 DC. She serves as the co-anchor of Fox News Morning which airs from g 4:25 am to 6 am. In addition, she joined the FOX 5 DC news team in 2002, as an anchor and reporter on many evening and weekend newscasts.
Maureen Umeh Career
She was bought up in Chicago and while she grew up she did enjoy watching news and working at FOX 5 DC makes her happy. Her television career began in Champaign, Illinois as she was able to secure a job at WCIA-TV where she served as a reporter. In addition, she attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she graduated proudly.
Furthermore, she has worked at a radio station and as a disc jocker prior to writing for the university newspaper. Later on, she moved to Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina where she worked as the main anchor for the late evening newscasts at WSPA-TV. While working as as a journalist, she has also been honored with a number of awards.
For being the Best Investigative Series and Best Newscast she was awarded an Emmy award. In addition, other organizations have honored her with awards such as the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association, the NAACP, and the South Carolina Television and Arts Association.
In the Upstate Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society, she serves as the chairwoman in addition to working with nonprofit organizations such as Mathew House, an agency for disadvantaged youth, and Big Brothers, and Big Sisters. During her leisure time, she enjoys traveling.
Maureen Umeh Age
Umeh is 49 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 18, 1972 in Nigeria.
Maureen Umeh Height and Weight
Umeh stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches however, she has not disclosed her Weight as she like to keep her personal life private.
Maureen Umeh Family
Umeh 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.
Maureen Umeh Husband
Umeh has a daughter who is known as Zulia who was born in 2012. However, she has not disclosed any information about her marital status as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Maureen Umeh Net Worth
Umeh has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor, host, and reporter.
Maureen Umeh Salary
Umeh earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Maureen Umeh Leaving Fox 5
Umeh is still working at Fox 5 as of 2022.
Maureen Umeh Social Media Platform
Umeh is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages and she has 15k followers on Twitter, 2k followers on Instagram, and 26k followers on Facebook.