Quick Facts of Anita Padilla

  • Full NameAnita Padilla
  • NicknameAnita
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceWaukegan, Illinois, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • SpouseTom
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children1
Anita Padilla

Are you news enthusiasts? If yes then you might be familiar with the reporter Anita Padilla. Well, Padilla works on stories that impact the lives of Chicagoans. From her successful journalism career, she has won two Emmy Awards.

Anita is also a popular face of media who has captivated millions of hearts with her exceptional presentation abilities and elegant character. Want to know who is the husband of Anita? If yes, we suggest you read the entire article to know details about Padilla’s personal life.

About Anita Padilla

Anita Padilla was born in Waukegan, Illinois, the United States of America. Padilla holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. There is no proper information about Padilla’s family background and early life in the media. Nor, she has shared the details about her siblings.

She moved to the Quad Cities(Iowa/Illinois) Orlando, Florida, and New York. She earned B.A. Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College Chicago. In the same way, she also attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and later she attended Madison Area Technical College.

Career Details

Soon after graduation, she started working as an intern for Bill Kurtis at WBBM-TV. She served at WFTV in Orlando, Florida, where she helped to run a news bureau. She earned her first two career Emmy Awards for breaking news coverage of an armed robbery and carjacking in Orlando by a murderer. Moreover, she reported on former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan‘s battle with cancer, the unexpected loss of his daughter and his wife.

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In 2013 she was the beginning speaker of Northwestern College. “As our starter speaker in 2013, Anita Padilla will add a flair of excitement,” President Schumacher added.

What’s His Net Worth?

The television reporter has earned a huge sum of money along with the name. As of 2020, he has a net worth of around $500 thousand. She collected such a big chunk of money from her long professional career. In addition, she makes around $100 thousand as her annual salary. Her estimated net worth is in millions, however, the exact figure of his net worth is still under review. She may be earning more amount of money since she is still active in the field.

As a reporter, she has covered news of an armed robbery and carjacking in Orlando by a murderer. So far, she is a recipient of two Emmy Awards from her successful career. She has been active in the journalism field since 1989, which means Anita has gathered a good name and fame.

Is she Married?

Many news reporters has maintained their personal life entirely under the shade. Among them, Anita is also the one who has kept her personal details quite a low key. However, she has a successful career and also a perfect marriage life. Yes, you heard it correct, Padilla is happily married to her long time boyfriend turned husband Tom.

Anita Padilla with her husband
Anita Padilla with her husband Tom, Picture Source: Marrieddivorce

Her husband was a former Police office in Florida. The love birds met each other through their friends and quickly they became good friends. Their friendship turned into a relationship within no time. The couple finally exchanged their wedding vows on 14 August 1996 in Matangi Island, Fiji. Soon after getting married, the two welcomed their first child, a son Seth. For now, the family of three is living a blissful life.