Brian Abel Bio, Age, Height ,WXYZ-TV, Net Worth, Income, Parents, and Spouse

Brian Abel Bio, Wiki

Brian Abel is an American Emmy-winning journalist working for WXYZ-TV serving the station as a weekend evening news anchor. He has been working with this station since June 2017. 

Brian Abel Age

Abel manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 30s.

Brian Abel Height / Measurements

Abel stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Brian Abel Career

Abel works for WXYZ as an evening anchor. He covers political stories for metro Detroit. During impeachment hearings into President Trump, and 1-on-1 interviews with presidential candidates, including VP Nominee Kamala Harris, Senator Bernie Sanders, Democrat Nominee Joe Biden, Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during the 2020 presidential primary, and Former Vice President.

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He has led to many breaking news stories at the anchor desk including the horrific Oxford High School shootings, spearheading coverage of the death of legacy congressman John Conyers Jr, and the plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored him with an Emmy award in 2020 for highlighting the consequences and prevention efforts of a drug pipeline in “Connected in Crime: Detroit to West Virginia.”

For his work reporting on Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin’s decision to impeach President Donald Trump, he was nominated for an Emmy in 2019. Before, he reported for Scripps sister station KSHB in Kansas City. There, he served as the lead reporter during the station’s coverage of the 2016 election and was twice nominated for an Emmy.

Abel also reported stories with national attention, including the death of two firefighters battling an arson fire, the tragic death of a young boy on the nation’s tallest waterslide, a massive construction fire forcing the evacuation of an Overland Park neighborhood, a Missouri bill to consider sex between legislators and lobbyists as a gift, devastating tornadoes, and a triple shooting in an Olathe bar prosecuted as a hate crime.

Before KC, he reported in North Dakota for WDAY, the often-frozen tundra of Fargo, and served as the primary anchor for WDAZ in Grand Forks. He enrolled at Western Michigan University, where he graduated with a degree in Journalism. When his not working, you can find him at Michigan Stadium on game days in the fall or on the golf course.

Brian Abel WXYZ-TV

Abel works at WXYZ-TV where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Ross Jones
  2. Carolyn Clifford
  3. Dave LewAllen
  4. Keenan Smith
  5. Alicia Smith
  6. Glenda Lewis
  7. Jenn Schanz
  8. Ameera David
  9. Mike Duffy
  10. Hally Vogel
  11. Kevin Jeanes
  12. Dave Rexroth
  13. Mike Taylor
  14. Ali Hoxie
  15. Jeanna Trotman
  16. Brad Galli
  17. Heather Catallo

Brian Abel’s Net Worth

In Abel’s career as an evening anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

How Much Does Brian Abel Earn?

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Brian Abel’s Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Abel was brought up in a family of four alongside his younger sister. He manages to keep information regarding his parents and siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Brian Abel Spouse

Abel is married to his lovely and caring wife Daniel Mancinelli Abel. She is a Livonia native who works as a head chef at Zaman. The two live together in Michigan. He manages to keep information regarding his marriage private. An update on his marriage will be done when available.

Brian Abel  Kids

Abel manages to keep information regarding whether he has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Brian Abel Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 5789 followers, around 2.3k followers on his Facebook page, and about 899 followers on his Instagram account.