Rob Powers Biography
Rob Powers is a popular American broadcast journalist and sportscaster currently working as a news anchor and reporter for an ABC affiliate called WEWS news based in Cleveland Ohio. He has been working as a correspondent for the station for almost a decade. Previously, Powers spent time fulfilling his duties as a sportscaster for another ABC affiliate and flagship station known as WABC News based in New Jersey, New York City. He also gained fame for working as an evening anchor for WTVG News which is another ABC News affiliate based in Toledo, Ohio.
Powers was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio by a Native American family of caucasian details. He grew up as a very smart kid who was always focused on his passion to become a journalist. John then attended and graduated from the Holy Name High School in his hometown Ohio. eventually, Rob pursued his higher learning at Eastern Michigan University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and communication.
Rob began his career as a journalist officially after his college graduation. His first job was working as a freelance broadcast journalist doing various television assignments in Binghamton, Indianapolis and other stations based n New York City. From there, he became a sports news director for the 05:30 pm newscast for WTVG News. Eventually, Powers was promoted to news anchor due to his hard work and dedication. He also did play-by-play voice-overs for the football and basketball games held by the University of Toledo while he was still working at WTVG.
He even appeared as a play-by-play announcer for the popular Toledo Mud Hens minor league baseball team. Rob left WTVG in Toledo and moved to New York to work as a correspondent for WABC News. In 2016, Rob announced his official departure from WABC News on his Facebook account. He was so happy and very excited to finally return home and work for WEWS news. Rob still works at WEWS and he loves his new family in Clevland. Additionally, Powers has received around four regional Emmy awards for the incredible stories he covered while he was working in Toledo.
Rob Powers Age
How old is Rob Powers? Powers is about 58 to 57 years old as of 2023. He was born in 1965 in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, United States. However, Rob has managed to keep his official birthday away from the public
Rob Powers Height | Weight
How tall is Rob Powers? Rob stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 m). He also weighs approximately 58 to 70 kilograms. His hair color is grey and his eye color is dark brown. However, Powers’other body measurements are still under review.
Rob Powers Family
Rob was born to his loving and supportive working-class parents living in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He also grew up alongside his older brother named Jimmy Powers. However, Rob has managed to keep personal information about his mother and father away from the public Nevertheless, Rob shares a close relationship with hsi brother Jimmy and his family.
Rob Powers Wife | Spouse
Is Rob Powers on WEWS Married? Rob is happily married to his lovely wedded wife, Debbie Powers. Debbie and Rob met while he was working in New York City. They dated for close to three years before finally getting married.
Powers then exchanged vows with his lovely wife in a simple and private wedding ceremony that was held in his hometown in Ohio. The couple is blessed with two wonderful kids. Powers is a family guy who always spends time with his family during the weekend.
Rob Powers Kids
Powers are the proud father of two lovely children with his wife, Debbie. However, he has managed to separate his personal life from his professional life. Hence, the identity of kids still remains unknown.
Rob Powers Salary
Is Rob Powers a Veteran of WEWS? Rob earns an annual salary ranging from $60,000 to $100,000 per year. This is according to WEWS’ payroll
Rob Powers Illness
In 2019, Powers was hospitalized after he fell down during an obstacle course race held in Cleveland, Ohio. He took a few days off to recover from the injuries he sustained. Eventually, Powers returned to his work on WEWS after making a full recovery. Since then, Rob has never fallen sick or even gotten any illness of any kind.
Rob Powers Net Worth
Powers has an estimated net worth of around $500,000 to $1 million dollars as of 2022. His main source of incoming is his career as a broadcast journalist.