Chris Lawrence Bio, Age, Height, WFAA-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Chris Lawrence Bio, Wiki

Chris Lawrence is an Award-winning American anchor/reporter working at WFAA-TV Channel 8, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, TX serving as an evening  Mon-Fri reporter/anchor. He has been working with this station since January 2019.

Chris Lawrence Age

Lawrence is 69 years old as of 2023. He was born in Detroit in 1954. However, an update about his actual date of birth will be done once reliable information is out.

Chris Lawrence Height

Lawrence stands approximately 5 feet 8  inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 76 kg.

Chris Lawrence Education

For his Education, Chris enrolled and graduated from the University of Maryland where he earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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Chris Lawrence Career

Lawrence works at WFAA-TV Channel 8, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, TX as an evening Mon-Fri reporter/anchor. In his new role with WFAA, he co-anchors the station’s evening news broadcasts alongside Cynthia Izaguirre. Chris is glad about living and working in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and looks forward to getting to know and sharing the stories of numerous people there.

Before joining WFAA, Chris served as a Pentagon correspondent for CNN. While there, he drew on his experience as a veteran of the Navy Reserve to give perspective as he reports on the nation’s defense. Previously, he served as a correspondent for CNN situated out of the network’s Los Angeles and Chicago bureaus.

Before joining CNN, Lawrence served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, covering a combination of problems and events, including the Iraq War from Kuwait and Baghdad and the Catholic Bishops Conference in Rome. Before joining CBS, Lawrence was a weekend morning anchor and consumer/investigative reporter for WXYZ-TV in Detroit.

Previously, Lawrence served as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor for WTVH-TV in Syracuse, N.Y., and a general assignment reporter for WDBB-TV in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Lawrence has earned a few awards and honors for his work, including an Associated Press Award, an Emmy nomination for Best Spot News, and the Syracuse Press Club Award for Best News Feature.

Chris Lawrence’s Net Worth

In Chris’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5  Million.

Chris Lawrence Salary

Joy acquires annual earnings that range between $ 93, 715, and $ 189,745.

Chris Lawrence’s Parents and Siblings

Lawrence was born and raised by his devoted parents in Detroit,  the United States of America. His father worked for the county and his mother served as a public school teacher. His family is Christian as they attend  Catholic. Besides this, Chris has not disclosed any further information about his parents or siblings if he has any.

Chris Lawrence Wife

Lawrence is married to Marcela Salazar,  a recovering journalist for CNN and Univision. The duo met while working at CNN Network. He and his wife alongside their children reside in Dallas, Texas.

Chris Lawrence Kids

He and his wife, Marcela are the proud parents of three children namely two girls and a boy, all are under the age of 8.

Chris Lawrence Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Lawrence is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 9,995 Followers around 6K followers on his Facebook page, and 1,988 followers on his Instagram account.

Chris Lawrence WFAA

Lawrence works at WFAA where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Megan Mitchell
  2. Jobin Panicker
  3. Kevin Reece
  4. Mariel Ruiz
  5. Rebecca Lopez
  6. Greg Fields
  7. Susanne Brunner
  8. Hannah Davis
  9. Adriana De Alba
  10. Pete Delkus
  11. Tanya Eiserer
  12. Demond Fernandez
  13. Sean Giggy
  14. Cleo Greene
  15. Jesse Hawila
  16. Matt Howerton
  17. Cynthia Izaguirre
  18. Jonah Javad
  19. Steve”Scoop” Jefferson
  20. William Joy
  21. Mike Leslie