Ray Cortopassi Biography and Wiki
Ray Cortopassi is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and news personality currently serving as a news anchor and reporter for WGN-TV, Channel 9, which is an independent television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois. He co-anchors WGN Evening News at 5 and 6 pm, WGN News at Nine, and WGN News at Ten.
Ray Cortopassi Age and Birthday
Ray was born on April 6, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2022. His birth sign is Aries. He turns 55 years old on April 6, 2022.
Ray Cortopassi Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (Approx. 1.85 meters) tall.
Ray Cortopassi Education
The news reporter attended and graduated from a local high school in his hometown. From there he joined Columbia College Chicago, a private art college in Chicago, Illinois.
He later graduated from the institution with a degree in journalism. More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when established.
Ray Cortopassi Family, Parents, Siblings
Cortopassi was born in Chicago, Illinois. Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain, however, it’s known that his dad was a sheet metal foreman at U.S. Steel’s “South Works” plant, while his mother was a piano teacher.
It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.
Ray Cortopassi Wife, Is He Married?
In regards to his marital entanglements, the news personality is happily married to his beautiful wife, Leslie. The romantic duo became espoused in a blissful wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.
Ray Cortopassi Kids
The couple is proud parents to their four children. The family resides in Chicago, Illinois.
Ray Cortopassi 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.
Ray Cortopassi Net Worth
The news reporter has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $3 million as of 2022. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Ray Cortopassi WGN News
WGN-TV, virtual channel 9, is an independent television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States. Owned by Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group, it is sister to the company’s sole radio property, news/talk/sports station WGN.
He joined the WGN News team in September 2020 working as co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 5 and 6 pm, WGN News at Nine, and WGN News at Ten. Prior to that, he previously worked at Nexstar’s FOX59 news in Indianapolis as an anchor and reporter.
Before joining FOX59, he was the evening anchor at the ABC station in Indianapolis as well as reported for TV stations in Las Vegas, NV, and Traverse City, MI. In Addition, he has been honored with multiple Emmy and Associated Press awards during his years in Indianapolis.