Tashara Parker WFAA, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Hair, Fiancé, Engaged, Salary, Net Worth, Bun

Tashara Parker
Tashara Parker

Tashara Parker Biography and Wiki

Tashara Parker is an American award-winning journalist, speaker, emcee, and news personality. She works as a news anchor at WFAA News 8 in Dallas, Texas. Parker is notably the host and founder of the #Rooted series on WFAA. Moreover, she is also the founder of the organization LOUD Women Lead, as well as the creator of the hair movement #TheBunMinistry.

Before joining WFAA in November 2019, Parker served as an Evening Host/Solo Storyteller at CBS 19 News. She has also worked as an adjunct journalism professor at Tyler Junior College.

Tashara Parker Age and Birthday

Tashara was born on September 2, 1988, in Houston, Texas, United States. She is 35 years old as of now. Her birth sign is Virgo. Parker turns 36 years old on September 2, 2024.

Tashara Parker Height

Parker stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx.1.72 meters) tall.

Tashara Parker Education

Tashara attended and graduated from a local high school in her hometown. She later enrolled at the University of Westminster where she graduated with a degree in journalism communication and related programs

She then proceeded to Texas A&M University, a public land-grant research university in College Station, Texas, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in business communications and sports management.

The journalist also attended DePaul University, a private, Catholic research university in Chicago, where she received a Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Media studies.

Tashara Parker Family, Parents, Siblings

She was born to her parents Mr. Parker (father), and Mrs. Parker (mother) in Houston, Texas. It’s unclear if she has any siblings. Further details about her family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

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Tashara Parker Husband, Is She Married?

Concerning her marital status, the renowned news host is engaged to his loving fiance Julian Simmons. Julian is an entrepreneur, financial advisor, and real estate investor. Moreover, he is also a United States Air Force (USAF) veteran.

Simmons proposed to his wife-to-be Tashara, on September 5, 2023, as a surprise during her birthday weekend. Details of their wedding date are still under review. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.

Tashara Parker Salary

According to ABC estimates, she receives an average annual salary of $62,300 to $122,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Tashara Parker Net Worth

Tashara Parker has an estimated net worth of $500,000 to $1 million. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.

Career| WFAA News

Parker is an experienced journalist, speaker, emcee, and news personality working as a news anchor at WFAA News 8 in Dallas, Texas. The Daybreak anchor joined the news station in November 2019.

She anchors the 4:30 am-7 am newscast covering traffic, breaking news, and inspirational stories. Tashara is the host and founder of the #Rooted series on WFAA. Moreover, she is also the founder of the organization LOUD Women Lead, as well as the creator of the hair movement #TheBunMinistry.

Before that, she served as an Adjunct Professor of Communications at Tyler Junior College. Prior to that, she served as an Evening Host/Solo Storyteller at CBS 19 News.

Tashara Parker Hair

The famed news anchor ignited a global conversation following backlash for a natural bun hairstyle she wore on-air in October 2020. This resulted in a national discussion surrounding natural hair discrimination and evolving organically with the launch of her “Bun Ministry” movement.

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