Huel Perkins Biography
Huel Perkins is an American journalist currently working as a news anchor for Fox 2 based in Detroit. He anchors the 5 p.m. 6, 10, as well as the Edge at 11 p.m. Furthermore, Huel hosts the renowned talk show “Let It Rip” which airs at 1030 every Thursday night. Prior to joining Fox 2 News, Perkins worked at various channels such as KSDK, WVLA, NBC33 among others.
Huel has traveled the country with Nelson Mandela, accompanied the Pope, and covered nearly every major political gathering in his 24 years with the station. But the best part was that he got to work with some of the most skilled reporters, photographers, and producers in the industry.
Perkins received two Emmy Awards for reporting and four nominations for Best Anchor along the way. It was not bad for a young man on his way to becoming a lawyer when he landed his first big break on television.
Perkins established a deep and persistent faith in the people of metro Detroit throughout the years.
Huel Perkins Age
How old is Huel Perkins? Perkins is 68 years old as of November 2022. He was born on November 23, 1954, in Detroit, the United States of America. In addition, Huel celebrates his birthday on November 23rd every year.
Huel Perkins Wife
Perkins is happily married to Priscilla Perkins, Oakland County’s Lighthouse chief development officer. The couple is blessed with two grown-up sons; Jared 29 years old, and Vincent 23 years old.
Huel Perkins Family
Perkins was born to his father Dr. Huel Davis and his mother Thelma O. Smithon on November 23, 1954, in Detroit, the United States of America. Huel is the only child of his parents and holds an American nationality and African-American ethnicity.
His father Davis is a retired educator from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In addition, he worked in the United States Navy between 1943 and 1946 as a musician first class.
Huel Perkins’s Height
Perkins stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.7 m) tall.
Huel Perkins Net Worth
Perkins has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a broadcast journalist.
Huel Perkins Salary
Perkins receives an average annual salary of $62,506. This is as per the annual salaries of Fox 2 news anchors.