Quick Facts of Corey McPherrin

  • Full NameCorey McPherrin
  • Net Worth$1.5 million
  • Date of Birth10 March, 1955
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceMarkham, Illinois, United States
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionNews Reporter
  • Nationality American
  • Height1.79 m
  • Weight165 lbs
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Pisces
Corey McPherrin

Corey McPherrin, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, is an American News reporter for WFLD-TV in Chicago. The former host of Good Day Chicago, McPherrin is active in the journalism field for more than 42 years. Previously, McPherrin worked as a sportscaster and was a lead sports anchor for the WBBM-TV.

McPherrin earns a hefty sum of amount from his professional career. In 2017, FOX Network promoted him as a top news anchor moving his morning time slot to 5 pm and 9 pm weekday newscast. This talented anchor is a divorced man and has two children with his ex-wife, Sally. Also, there are many personal details of McPherrin which is yet to be revealed. So let’s know some interesting facts about him.

Corey McPherrin Bio

Corey B. McPherrin was born on March 10, 1955, in Markham, Illinois, the United States under the birth sign of Pisces. He graduated from Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills, Illinois. Later, McPherrin earned a bachelor’s degree in radio and television from Butler University in Indianapolis.

How much is Corey McPherrin’s Net Worth?

Corey McPherrinn has a net worth of over $1.5 million as of 2019. As a morning news reporter in WFLD-TV, McPherrin earns an annual salary of over $42,000. The average salary for news reporter in Fox Network is around $46,000 per year.

Corey McPherrin with co-reporter, Natalie, Source: Instagram@Corey McPherrin

Throughout his four-decade-long journalism career, McPherrin made a stupendous amount of fortune. He is an Emmy award winner who is now a top news reporter of Fox Network. No doubt, his income, and earnings will increase more in the upcoming future.

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In February 2016, Corey and his ex-wife listed their Southport Corridor house for $2.79 Million. The couple bought the house for $827,500 in 1991. In 2015, the McPherrins paid $512,500 for a two-bedroom duplex condominium unit in a vintage low-rise building on the Gold Coast.

Corey McPherrin Professional Life

McPherrin began his broadcasting career in 1977 at a television station in Davenport, Iowa, and then worked for TV stations in Quincy, Illinois, New Orleans, Denver, and Atlanta. While in Atlanta Corey received an Emmy in 1984 as “Outstanding News Performer” in the state of Georgia.

He joined WABC-TV in New York City and became the network’s top sports anchor in 1986. During the late 1980s, he delivered in-game updates during ABC’s Monday Night Baseball and Thursday Night Baseball broadcasts. In 1991, he joined WBBM-TV in Chicago as the station’s main sports anchor. He then remained in that role until 1995. In July 2012, it was announced that McPherrin had been promoted to host Good day Chicago Weekdays (7-10).

Corey McPherrin’s Married Life, Children

The 64-year-old, News anchor, Corey McPherrin is a divorced man. He and his ex-wife, Sally has two children, Jack and Margaret. As per reports, the McPherrins divorced in June 2016.

Corey and his ex-wife, Sally, Source: Radaris

The exact information regarding Corey’s marriage with Sally is yet to be revealed but analyzing their personal life, they might have been together for more than 20 years. At the present moment, Corey is enjoying his single life and it seems that he has a close relationship with his daughter. He often takes his daughter, Margaret to sports games, vacations, and award ceremonies.


Corey with his children lives near Chicago’s North Side. In October 2016, Corey and his ex-wife sold their 5,450-square-foot house in Lake View neighborhood’s Southport Corridor area for $2.35 Million.

Corey McPherrin Height

Corey stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inch ( 1.79 m) and has a body weight of 165 lbs. To maintain his physique, McPherrin regularly works out a minimum of 45 minutes per day.

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