Drexel Gilbert Bio, Age, Height, WKRG-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Drexel Gilbert Bio, Wiki

Drexel Gilbert is an American Speaker, author, media coach, relationship mentor, and TV journalist working for WKRG News 5 in Mobile, Alabama,  serving as “On the Road” on Friday nights reporter. Before joining WKRG-TV, she worked as an anchor at WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach.

Drexel Gilbert Age

Gilbert is 64 years old as of 2023. She was born in Texas, United States on the 4th of October 1958.

Drexel Gilbert Height/Measurements

Gilbert stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1. 7 m) and weighs around 83 kg.

Drexel Gilbert Education

For her education, Drexel enrolled at one of the Univerity in the United States where she graduated and earned a degree in journalism.

Drexel Gilbert Career

Gilbert works for WKRG News 5 in Mobile, Alabama,  as “On the Road” on Friday nights reporter at 5 pm where she brings the viewers the stories of interesting individuals, places, and things in Northwest Florida. Whether it’s swimming with dolphins, surfing with schoolchildren, cooking pizza in a family-owned Italian restaurant, or practicing football drills with the local college team, Drexel enjoys sharing the stories and the lifestyles of Northwest Florida with the viewers.

She has been a member of TV journalism on the Gulf Coast since she was 19 years old when she was employed to run a studio camera for the evening newscasts at a local ABC affiliate television station. Drexel transferred to South Florida to co-anchor a famous entertainment magazine program at WPEC-TV in West Palm Beach but knew she had to return to the Gulf Coast. She found a home at WKRG News 5 where she first operated as the Pensacola bureau chief and then as the morning news anchor in Mobile and currently as WKRG’s “Drexel On The Road” reporter.  On one day off,  Drexel enjoys running, kayaking, paddleboarding, and pretty much any other outdoor activity. She has also written several children’s books.

Drexel Gilbert’s Net Worth

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

Drexel Gilbert Salary

Gilbert acquires annual earnings that range between $ 108, 275, and $ 273, 045.

Drexel Gilbert’s Parents and Siblings

Gilbert was born in Texas but shifted at an early age to Gulf Breeze, Florida, where she calls home. Growing up, her loving parents gave her the best upbringing and nourishment possible. Besides this, Drexel has not revealed any further details about her mother, father, or siblings if she has any.

Drexel Gilbert Husband

 Gilbert is married to Dr. Wesley Wachob, a United Methodist minister. The duo has been married for over 3 decades. 

Drexel Gilbert Kids

She and her husband are proud parents of two daughters namely Avery and Lauren. Her oldest, Avery serves as the morning news anchor for WFLA-TV in Tampa while her youngest is “making magic” in her role with Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.

Drexel Gilbert WKRG-TV

Gilbert works at WKRG-TV, where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Peter Albrecht
  2. Rose Ann Haven
  3. Bill Riales 
  4. Jessica Taloney
  5. Devon Walsh
  6. Chad Petri
  7. Dana Winter 
  8. Cherish Lombard
  9. John Nodar
  10. Caroline Carithers
  11. Grant Skinner 
  12. Lexi Birmingham
  13. Simone Eli
  14. Whitney Leibold 
  15. Debbie Williams
  16. Blake Brown

Drexel Gilbert Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Gilbert is vocal on her social media accounts, where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 579 Followers, around 1.7K followers on her Facebook page, and 3, 230 followers on her Instagram account.