Quick Facts of Joe Torres
- Full NameJoe Torres
- Net Worth$1 million
- Date of Birth1963 /06 /02
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York
- ProfessionAnchor, Reporter
- Active Year1987-present
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseFran Torres (m: 1991)
- Height1.76 m
- Weight160 lbs
- EducationThe College of Brockport
- Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
Joe Torres, an Emmy award-winning journalist is currently working as a news reporter and anchor for WABC-TV. Likewise, he presents weeknight, Eyewitness News broadcast, as well as Saturday and Sunday night newscasts. In addition, Torres received wide acclaim for the coverage of the September 11 attacks in the United States.
Torres currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife, Fran and their two boys. So, despite the hectic schedule, how does Torres manage to keep his personal life cheerful? Without any delay, let’s discuss his career and personal affairs. Stay tuned!
Who is Joe Torres?
Brooklyn born journalist, Joe Torres celebrates his birthday on June 2. He was born in 1963 under the star sign of Gemini. By nationality, he is American and belongs to Puerto Rican ancestry.
Torres graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from The College at Brockport, majoring in Communication. He is a graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River.
How much is Joe Torres’ Net Worth?
A reporter, anchor, and an author, Joe Torres has been successful to accumulate the net worth over $1 million as of 2019. Also, he earns an annual salary of over $46,000 from his journalism career. The 48-year-old, author and reporter, Joe Torres makes a desirable amount of capital from his astounding journalism career.
Torres started his career 32 years ago as an assignment reporter. Throughout his long professional journey, Torres saw multiple ups and downs, but despite all those, he is able to manage quite a fortune from his career.
For your information, the average salary for a reporter is around $35,000 per year. The salary may vary according to the person’s experience, skills, and demand.
Torres’s Professional Life
Joe is currently working as a reporter for WABC-TV, an ABC affiliate. He started his television career in 1987 as an NBC Page in New York. His first reporting job was at WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia where he served as a general assignment reporter. Joe then moved to ABC affiliate WNEP-TV in Pennsylvania to work as a Consumer Reporter, general assignment reporter, and Weekend Anchor.
Joe joined the Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter in 1996. Throughout the last two decades, he has established himself as one of the premier street reporters here in the nation’s #1 television market.
Versatility is his strength. Crime, politics, religion, education, transportation, business, whatever the subject, Joe has covered it all with an engaging and energetic style that fellow New Yorkers have come to know and love.
Joe’s distinctive storytelling ability garnered him a Peabody Award and the Edward R. Murrow Award for his reports on the world-changing events of September 11th. Similarly, he also earned an Emmy Award for his coverage of the ‘Greenpoint Gas Tank Implosions’ in 2001.
Joe Torres Wife and Children
The 48-year-old, Torres married his longtime girlfriend Fran Torres on August 31, 1991, and shares two sons from their marriage. The couple will complete their 28th wedding anniversary on coming 2019.
Besides the information about the wedding date, not many details are available. It seems that they are living happily with their two boys who are now in their early 20s.
As a loving father, Joe often takes his boys to sports games and encourages them to follow their passion. So, now we know how caring father and a husband is Joe Torres. Not only a talented journalist, but he is equally a good family man.
Joe Torres Height, Weight
Joe stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inch ( 1.76 m) and has a body weight of 160 lbs.