Frances Weller Bio, Age, Height, WECT, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Frances Weller Bio, Wiki

Frances Weller is an American Anchor working for WECT News in Wilmington, North Carolina, as a weeknight news anchor. She joined the station in May 1982 soon after graduating from University of North Carolina.

Frances Weller Age

Weller is 64 years old as of 2024. She was born on July 8th, 1959 in Wilmington North Carolina and therefore celebrates her birthday on 8th July every year.

Frances Weller Height/Measurements

Weller stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Frances Weller Education

Weller attended Alderman Elementary, then later went to Roland Grise Middle School. She then attended Hoggard High School and later joined the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Frances Weller
Frances Weller

Frances Weller Career

Weller works at WECT News in Wilmington, North Carolina, as a weeknight news anchor. She joined the station in May 1982. She is an award-winning journalist, serves as a community advocate, and she also leads the most trusted news team in Southeastern North Carolina. Weller started her career in journalism at WECT, the news team she grew up watching, soon after graduating from the university. Besides winning multiple awards in her career, and also North Carolina’s highest civilian award called the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, she finds great joy in community involvement. Additionally, she has 2 passion projects namely; Weller’s Wheels and Fran’s Fans which aim at keeping the elderly cool during summer by collecting fan donations. Through the projects, Weller has brightened up many Christmas occasions for local children through her drive in bike collection.

Weller is also the chair of public relations for the Willie Stargell Celebrity Invitational, which is an event that helps in raising funds for local people suffering from kidney disease. Her twin sister’s husband named Willie Stargell, died from kidney failure in the year 2001. She says she has no plans of retiring as she cannot imagine life without WECT. Some of the awards Weller earned throughout her career include; YWCA Woman of the Year in Achievement and Citizen of the Year, presented by Omega Psi Phi fraternity. Weller also earned the North Carolina State Human Relations Achievement Award presented by the governor, and she was voted Best Newscaster by Encore Magazine readers.

Frances Weller Net Worth

In Weller’s career as a news anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Frances Weller Salary

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

Frances Weller Parents and Siblings

Weller was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States by her parents; Katherine Weller and the late Fritz Weller. She has two siblings inclusive of her twin sister named Margaret Weller-Stargell who was married to Willie Stargell, who played major league baseball. Willie sadly died of kidney failure in 2001. Weller also had a brother named Michael who was born on 12 December. Unfortunately, Michael died when Weller and her twin were 16 years old and his daughter 4 years old. Currently, his daughter is an author, an attorney and a plant guru. She is also a wife and a mother of two.

Frances Weller Husband

Weller is happily married to Joseph Durham who is a deputy manager of the Wake County, North Carolina. The couple started dating in June 2017 and later got married on 30th December 2017. The currently reside in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Frances Weller WECT

Weller works at WECT News, where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Jon Evans
  2. Daniella Hankey
  3. Zach Solon
  4. Emma Dollenmayer
  5. Ava Brendgord
  6. Delaney Tarpley

Frances Weller Twitter and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 4.7K followers, and about 3.1K followers on her Instagram account.