Quick Facts of Ama Daetz

  • Full NameAma Daetz
  • Net Worth$1.2 million
  • Date of Birth17 March, 2019
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSan Jose, California
  • Ethnicity Mixed (Black and White)
  • ProfessionJournalist, actor
  • Nationality American
  • SpouseJohn Seymour
  • ChildrenOne Daughter
Ama Daetz

The passionate and one of the trusted sources for the world news, Ama Daetz is currently employed at ABC7 News and viewers can see her every weekend at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., and 11 p.m. She has also worked as a writer, editor, and producer.

Ama is happily married to her husband who is also a sports journalist on the same network. Want to know more about Ama and her net worth? then scroll below.

Who is Ama Daetz? Her Bio and Wiki

Ama Daetz, a weeknight news anchor in San Francisco was born on March 17, 1979. As of 2019, her age is 40 years old. She is a native of San Jose, California but later she moved to San Francisco with her family.


She is of American nationality and she is of Mixed ethnicity (Both White and Black). She grew up alongside her sisters, Effie Daetz and Ekau Daetz. There is no information about her mother but her father, Denny Daetz is a retired teacher. He taught Social Studies, Economics, and Computer in Los Gatos Saratoga Union High School District. Her father married a woman, Laura Lee Dietz who was a step-mother to Ama, but unfortunately, she passed away on October 23, 2015, due to Car accident.

In her family, the grievance continued as shortly after the death of her step-mother, Ama lost her grandmother, Virginia Daetz as well.

Talking about her education, she completed her education from Loyola Marymount University in 2001. She was working as well when she was studying in Fresno, California.

What is the Net Worth of Ama Daetz? Her salary and Income

Ama Daetz is working in this industry for quite some time now. In her career of writer, producer, director, actor, and journalist she has earned a good sum of money. Her estimated net worth is $ 1.2 Million.

We couldn’t find much information on her salary but according to careerexplorer.com, the average salary of the journalist in the United States of America is $33,601. Normally, the salary ranges fall in between $11,727 to $58,506.

Besides journalism, she is also an actor who has worked in movies “You!”, “Batkid Begins”, and TV Series “The Mentalist”. She played the role of News Reporter for two episodes in the series. The main cast of The Mentalist, Simon Baker was getting $350,000 per episode so must have gotten a couple of thousands of dollars.

Ama Daetz’s husband is also a sports reporter in ABC7 News. Together, the couple sure has earned a handsome sum of money to live a comfortable life.

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Who is Ama Daetz married to? Know about her Husband

Ama Daetz is married to her co-worker John Seymour. They tied the knot on September 29, 2012. Both the lovely couple is working together at the ABC7 News station. To our disappointment as we wanted to find out about the couple dating history but they have not spoken about their past dating history.


But she does share pictures on Instagram about her husband and her life. On May 10, 2017, Ama shared a piece of great news on the air of ABC7 News, that she and her husband are expecting a child who will be born on October. There was a picture of sonography on Instagram which she shared and told it was a baby girl they were expecting. She has not shared the happy news with her fans yet nor the child pictures but the couple has already has welcomed a baby girl into their house.

It’s been six years to their marriage and the couple has one child.

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Ama Daetz Professional Career, Movies and Achievements

Ama Daetz when she was studying, still used to work as a writer, editor, and producer. Right after completing her education she started her career as a reporter anchoring and reporting on news networks. In her starting career, she was a field reporter for CBS station in Texas later she moves in News3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

She started working at NBC after moving from Michigan to Detroit and then she was hired by Fox News shortly. There, she was an anchor and now she is working as ABC7 News from 2018.


In her professional life, she has not just been a journalist but Ama is also a talented actor as she has worked in a movie Batkid Begins and a short film You!. Her fans have also seen her in their favorite show The Mentalist for two episodes where she played the role of the reporter.

So far in her career, she has not been awarded any major honors.