Chuck Scarborough Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WNBC, Net Worth

Chuck Scarborough Biography

Charles Bishop Scarborough III is an American award-winning journalist, author, and narrator. He is best known for being the lead news anchor at WNBC NBC affiliate in New York since 1974. He presents News 4 New York at 6 p.m on weekday nights.

Chuck Scarborough Age

Scarborough was born on November 4, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 77 years old as of 2021.

Chuck Scarborough Height

Scarborough appears to be of average body height and body size. He stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches. Further details about the journalist’s body measurements are still under review and will be updated as soon as they are available.

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Chuck Scarborough Family

Scarborough was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He has not yet disclosed any information about his parents or siblings if he has any. This information will however be updated as soon as he discloses it.

Chuck Scarborough Wife

Chuck has been married twice. His first marriage was to Anne Ford. Although there is no information about when they got married, they got divorced in 1991. His second marriage was to Linda Gross who he later divorced. He is currently married to Ellen Ward Scarborough. Chuck has two children named Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a journalist.

Chuck Scarborough Education

Chuch went to the University of Southern Mississippi where he graduated with a bachelor of science degree in journalism in 1969.

Chuck Scarborough WNBC

Chuck started his career as a tv journalist in Mississippi at WLOX-TV. He later moved to WDAM-TV in Laurel and then WAGA-TV in Atlanta. In 1972 he joined WNAC-TV in Boston. He was first hired as a co-anchor alongside New England journalist Lee Nelson. Chuck was later made a solo anchor. He also presented the weekly program Mass Reaction.

In 1974, Chuck joined WNBC-TV to anchor the 5:00 PM newscast News 4 New York. He became the lead anchor at 6 pm and 11 pm. Chuck became the unofficial “dean” of New York-area television news anchors in 2003 after Bill Beutel retired. He occasionally as an NBC News correspondent and presented various prime-time news updates.

Chuck hosted the syndicated programs Images – A Year in Review and Memories…Then and Now from the early 1980s to early 1990s. In addition, he co-anchored the NBC network documentary series Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. In July 2017, Scarborough stopped anchoring the 11:00 pm broadcast with Stefan Holt taking his place.

Throughout his long career, Chuck has won a total of 36 local Emmy Awards. In 2005, he was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. As an author, Scarborough has written three novels; Stryker, The Myrmidon Project, and Aftershock. He has appeared in The Corruptor, The Adjustment Bureau, and Veronica’s Closet.

Charles Scarborough Salary

As one of the journalists with the longest careers at WNBC, Chuck earns a decent annual income which is estimated to be in the range of $20, 000 – $100, 000.

Chuck Scarborough Net Worth

Scarborough has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has earned his net worth from his long successful career as a journalist.