Dan Ponce Biography and Wiki
Dan Ponce is an American journalist and news personality currently serving as a news anchor and reporter for WGN-TV, which is an independent television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois. He joined WGN-TV in September 2010 as a general assignment reporter. Dan co-anchors WGN Morning News from 4 am to 6 am alongside Lauren Jiggetts.
Dan Ponce Age and Birthday
Dan was born on December 7, 1973, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 49 years old as of 2022. His birth sign is Sagittarius. He turns 50 years old on December 7, 2023.
Dan Ponce Height
He stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.7 meters) tall.
Dan Ponce Education
The news anchor attended and graduated from a local high school in his hometown. From there he joined Northwestern University, a private research university in Evanston, Illinois.
He later graduated from the institute with a Master’s degree in Broadcast journalism. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a system of public universities in the U.S. state of Indiana.
Dan Ponce Family, Parents, Siblings
Ponce was born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to his parents, Phil Ponce (father) and his mother whose identity is yet to be released. His dad is a Chicago television journalist who hosts Chicago Tonight.
He grew up in Illinois alongside his siblings, Anthony Ponce, and Maria Ponce. his brother Anthony is an anchor/reporter for Chicago’s NBC5. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.
Dan Ponce’s Wife, Is He Married?
In regards to his marital entanglements, the news anchor is happily married to his loving wife, Amy Levell. The romantic duo became espoused in a lovely wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.
Dan Ponce Daughter
The couple is blessed with a daughter whose identity is yet to be disclosed.
Dan Ponce Salary
According to WGN estimates, he receives an average annual salary ranging from $31,300 to $92,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Dan Ponce’s Net Worth
The news reporter has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2022. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Dan Ponce WGN News
WGN-TV is an independent television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States. Owned by Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group, it is a sister to the company’s sole radio property, news/talk/sports station WGN.
He joined WGN-TV in September 2010 as a general assignment reporter. Dan co-anchors WGN Morning News from 4 am to 6 am alongside Lauren Jiggetts.
Prior to joining WGN, he previously worked as a general assignment reporter for Chicago’s ABC7 Eyewitness News. He kicked off his broadcasting career in 2005, at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan, where he worked as a reporter and weekend anchor.
Dan Ponce Straight No Chaser
Aside from his journalism career, he is also the founder of the world-renowned Cappella group Straight No Chaser on Atlantic Records.