Ellen Leyva Bio, Wiki
Ellen Leyva is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 News in Los Angeles a co-anchor for the 4 and 6 p.m. news since joining the station in 1995. There she co-anchors alongside her dear friend David Ono. She has also previously served the station as a health reporter which is in addition to reporting on several other newscast such as morning and midday news.
Ellen Leyva Age
Leyva was born on the 10th of January 1963, in Tucson, Arizona, United States. She is 59 years old as of 2022.
Ellen Leyva Heights
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Ellen Leyva Education
She is a proud graduate of Arizona State University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is proud to have been inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism’s Hall of Fame in the year 2006.
Ellen Leyva Work Experience
Leyva works with the ABC7 team where she serves as a co-anchor for the 4 and 6 p.m. news. Growing up, she spent most of her time in Mexico with her mother’s family and also states that being bilingual has helped her tremendously on the job in the Hispanic communities in Los Angeles and Phoenix. She is also very proud to have received an Impact Award for Excellence in Television from the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
In her years working in the broadcast journalism career, she counts herself blessed with many wonderful opportunities. Among these opportunities includes standing in the OR with Dr. Oz as she was performing a double-bypass, flying with the Blue Angels, and co-hosting the Oscar red carpet arrivals alongside Roger Ebert.
She has a great passion for supporting nonprofit organizations. She has a couple of causes dear to her as she serves as ABC7 team leader for AIDS Walk Los Angeles and also advocates for mental health services for underserved communities by giving her time to Pacific Clinics as often as it is needed.
Ellen Leyva ABC7
Leyva works with ABC7 where she works alongside fellow ABC7 reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Hayes
- Jade Hernandez
- Brandi Hitt
- Leticia Juarez
- Dave Kunz
- Jovana Lara
- Leslie Lopez
- Ashley Mackey
- Rob McMillan
- Veronica Miracle
- Anabel Munoz
- David Ono
- Amanda Palacios
- Phillip Palmer
- Jaysha Patel
- George Pennacchio
Ellen Leyva Net Worth
In Leyva’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Ellen Leyva Salary
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Ellen Leyva Parents and Siblings
Leyva was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona in what she states is a bilingual household. She is a proud daughter to Thomas Kraemer Lundy, her father, and Emma Leyva Duarte, her mother. Additionally, she grew up alongside her sister, Cindy whom she states as one of the happiest people she has ever met. Growing up. she spent time in Mexico with her mother’s family.
Ellen Leyva Husband/ Spouse
She is married to her husband, Mark Hair whom together they tied knots in the year, 1990. Mark happens to be a pilot and was formerly flying the F-15 plane. The duo met when Levya was doing an interview when they were in Arizona.
Ellen Leyva Kids
The duo counts it a blessing to have two grown daughters namely, Audrey and Emma. Emma, the elder sister was born in the year 1996, while Levya was born in the year 1999. She also states that her number one pride has always been her daughters whom she greatly loves.
Since her daughters are fully grown, she resides with her adopted dog, Charli. She states that Charli has always brought her much joy and now she champions the “Wags and Walk” campaign to help in rescuing other dogs and finding them forever homes.
Ellen Leyva Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 1,000 followers, around 23,000 followers on her Facebook page, and about 1,000 followers on her Instagram account.