Art Rascon Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Education, ABC13, Net Worth, Salary

Art Rascon
Art Rascon

Art Rascon Biography

Art Rascon is an American Emmy award-winning news anchor for Disney-owned KTRK in Houston, Texas. Before joining KTRK, he served as a CBS News correspondent on assignments that included international reporting for the Evening News with Dan Rather and 48 Hours. 

Art Rascon Age

Rascon is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 4, 1962, in El Paso, Texas, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on December 4th every year and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Art Rascon Height | Weight

Rascon stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches(1.70 m). He also weighs about  141 Ibs  (64 kgs).

Art Rascon Education

Rascon was born in El Paso, TX, but his family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. However, they didn’t stay there for long. Later, they moved to Denver, Colorado, where he went to school at Green Mountain High School, where he spent much of his teenage days.

Art entered the Brigham Young University of Idaho after graduating from high school, where he served a mission for his religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and then returned to Brigham Young University in Utah for his studies.

In addition, to further his studies, he traveled to Madrid, Spain, to learn more about European political science, history, humanities, and the arts. He finally graduated from BYU in 1985. He used to work as a reporter for KBYU-FM and KBYU-TV while he was still on campus.

Art Rascon Family | Parents | Siblings

Rascon is one of five kids raised by caring parents who have served their children as role models. After living in two separate states, Art’s family settled in Denver, Colorado, first in El Paso, where he was born, then in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he spent a few years before moving to Denver, Colorado, where he spent much of his youth growing up.

The hidden essence of Rascon has robbed us of knowing the specifics of his early childhood, parents’ identity, and siblings, while he was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.

Art Rascon Wife

Rascon, an ABC affiliate of KTRK anchor, is married to his lovely wife, Patti Rascon. Art and his wife, Patti, have been married for over 34 years, after marrying on November 1, 1985. The couple still makes time for one another, despite their busy schedules. In addition, there are no rumors about their separation or divorce.

Art Rascon Children

Rascon has six children namely: Natalie, Matthew, Erica, Spencer, Absalon, and Isaac, and Jacob, Matt Rascon.

Art Rascon Son

Like his father’s son, Jacob Rascon, one of the two sons of Art, chose to follow in the footsteps of his father. Ok, he’s a well-known reporter now working for KPRC-TV, the Houston affiliate of NBC. Jacob is a married man, too and his wife’s name is Ashley Rascon. They’re both blessed with five kids. Art also has another sibling, Matt Rascon, who is a Boston reporter for 7News.

Art Rascon | Jacob Rascon

Jacob Rascon, one of Art’s five sons, is a reporter at rival station KPRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Houston.

Rascon Health

It was in August 2019 that Rascon was hospitalized for “unknown reasons” at Memorial Hermann after collapsing three times. As a result, after a few weeks, he went through a series of numerological, cardiovascular, and discharge examinations. He’s doing well at the moment, and in fact, in good health.

Art Rascon Salary

Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States, Rascon earns $90,000 per annum, which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 25.15 and $ 40.32.

Art Rascon Net worth

Rascon has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a broadcast journalist. Rascon is a multi Emmy award-winning journalist who has enjoyed a long career in the journalism industry for more than three decades.

Some of his reporting stories include the  Pope John Paul II killing attempt and three Papal conferences, Papal elections, the Rodney King, and Lyle and Erik Menendez trials and the Branch Davidian stand-off and 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Rascon In Miami CBS Evening News

As a CBS Evening News journalist, Rascon later moved to Miami. While there, he focused on major events in the south-eastern United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean, including a host of stories from Cuba, South and Central America. The Oklahoma City bombing, wars, and instability in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, and hurricanes in the area were also covered by Rascon.

Manuel Noriega and Daniel Ortega were both interviewed by him. His CBS Radio and CBS News spot coverage of Hurricane Opal won him a national Edward R. Murrow award. He and the 48 Hours (TV series) team have received an Emmy nomination for their coverage of Hurricane Fran from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Art Rascon ABC News | Art Rascon ABC13

Rascon is an American news anchor in Houston, Texas, for ABC affiliate KTRK, now working as an anchor for newscasts between 11:5 pm and 6 pm.

Art Rascon Houston(ABC 13)

Rascon relocated to Houston in early 1998 to join the KTRK-TV news team. The station’s lead anchor of the 11 am, 5 pm, and 6 pm newscasts are now running. Domestic and international events and conflicts, including events in the Middle East, Iraq, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Central America, have been documented by Rascon.

Art has covered the story of the assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II and three Papal conferences, the Papal elections. He has covered immigration problems extensively, tracking children, teens, and adult migrants all the way to the American border from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

Consequently, the morning after the quake, he was one of the first to write from Haiti. In addition, Rascon covered everything from earthquakes to tsunamis and created and reported several half-hour special reports on a variety of topics, including Katrina, Ike, and a host of other storms, from the scene of more than a dozen major hurricanes.

He’s the author of his books as well, Rascon, Art (October 17, 2007). The News’ Heart (1st ed.). The Press RMG. 9789798370052 ISBN. Rascon, Kunst (August 1998). On Assignment: The Stories Behind The Stories: An LDS Broadcast Journalist’s Inspiring Experiences. Covenant Communications Inc.

Art Rascon Books

  • The Heart of the News on October 17, 2007.
  • On Assignment: The Stories Behind The Stories August 1998.