Cheryl Burton ABC7, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Salary, Net Worth

Cheryl Burton
Cheryl Burton

Cheryl Burton Biography and Wiki

Cheryl Burton is an American Emmy award-winning journalist and news personality currently working as a news anchor on WLS-TV, Channel 7, which is an ABC affiliate television station in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She anchors the ABC 7 Eyewitness News at 5 pm and 10 pm newscast.

Cheryl Burton’s Age and Birthday

Cheryl was born on December 25, 1962, in Chicago, United States of America. She is 59 years old as of 2022. Her birth sign is Capricorn. She turns 60 years old on December 25, 2022.

Cheryl Burton Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (Approx, 1.68 meters) tall.

Cheryl Burton Education

The news anchor attended and graduated from Robert Lindblom High School in Chicago. In Addition, she was the first alumnus to be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in April 2007.

From there she joined The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana.

She later graduated from the institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biology. More details regarding her academic credentials will be updated soon.

Cheryl Burton Family, Parents, Siblings

Attempts to establish her parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if she has any siblings. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

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Cheryl Burton Husband, Is She Married?

In regards to her marital entanglement, the famed news anchor was previously espoused to his ex-husband Jim Rose. Upon dating for a while Jim proposed to his then-girlfriend with a diamond ring during the Super Bowl XX in New Orleans.

They later exchanged their wedding vows in 1986 in a private wedding ceremony. Unfortunately, the duo parted ways due to irreconcilable differences in 1995. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.

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Cheryl Burton Salary

According to ABC estimates, she receives an average annual salary ranging from $31,300 to $92,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Cheryl Burton’s Net Worth

The news personality has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2022. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.

Cheryl Burton ABC 7 News|WLS-TV

WLS-TV, Channel 7, is a television station in Chicago, Illinois, United States, airing programming from the ABC network. Owned and operated by the network’s ABC Owned Television Stations division, the station maintains studios on North State Street in the Chicago Loop.

she joined the ABC7 News team in 1992 as a weekend co-anchor and reporter. Cheryl anchors the ABC 7 Eyewitness News at the 5 pm and 10 pm newscast. Burton also anchors ABC 7’s 7 PM digital newscast that streams live on ABC 7’s connected TV Apps and on abc7chicago.com.

Prior to joining ABC 7, Chicago, the 15-time Emmy Award winner served as a weeknight anchor for the 6 pm news at KWCH-TV in Wichita, Kansas. Before that, she worked as a general assignment reporter for WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois.

In Addition, she is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Chicago Association of Black Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists.

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