Gwen Tolbart Bio, Age, Heights, FOX 5 DC, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Gwen Tolbart Bio, Wiki

Gwen Tolbart is a Canadian Emmy-Award-Winning Meteorologist working for FOX 5 News in Washington, D.C. where she works as a Weather Anchor/Reporter since August of 2002. One can catch her reports every Wednesday and Thursday and catch her weather forecasts on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sunday nights.

Gwen Tolbart Age and Family

Tolbart who seems to be in her 50s, was born on the 19th of December in Montreal, Canada. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on the 9th of November every year. However, she hasn’t shared details about her birth year, as well as her parents. She is private when it comes to her dating life.

Gwen Tolbart Heights

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

Gwen Tolbart Education

She is a proud graduate of Concordia University located in Montreal where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism. In addition, she is a proud graduate of Dawson College where she obtained a Diploma in Social Science. Concordia University happened to use her in order to promote education. There, she was also named a “Leader and Honorary Member” of the All-Canada University Association in the Washington DC Metro Area.

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Gwen Tolbart Work Experience

Tolbart works with FOX5 News where she serves as a Weather Anchor/Reporter since August of 2002. Her broadcasting career kickstarted in her area of birth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She began her career working in a Community Television where she was working as a Host/Producer for the Black Community Communications Media’s news magazine program “Black Is.” In addition, she contributed to the radio show, “Black SPeaks.”

Later on, she joined Canada’s Nationally-aired “Weather Network” where she was working as a Weather and News Anchor. Additionally, she was also working as a Weather Anchor and Reporter for CTV’s Montreal CFCF-12 working on the consumer advocacy program “Fighting Back” and was also a host for the internationally syndicated award-winning travel show, “Travel, Travel.” The year 1997 saw her join KTVT CBS-11 located in Dallas, Texas where she was working as a Weather Anchor, Feature Reporter, and a Host for the Station’s Live audience talk show, Positively Texas.

Having a strong community commitment, women’s causes, reinforcing positive direction, and an interest in the youth, she has always been an active community service member both in Canada and the U.S.A. While in Montreal, among her projects included “Positive Images,” a mentoring program that she established for adolescent inner-city girls. One of the highlights of this group was when she arranged for them to meet at Coretta Scott King.

Later on, she was officially recognized on the floor by the Nova Scotia House of Assembly- Government of Canada in the year 2002 which was for her career achievements and Community service. While in Washington, D.C., she was serving on the Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation where she served for about 14 years. There, she was serving on the Board of “Our House.” This is a residential program for at-risk adolescent males in Olney MD. There she coordinated programs in addition to raising major funds for a new dorm.

She states that in the year 2016, she was highly honored and humbled to receive a distinguished recognition. This is President Obama’s “Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Service.” Being an entrepreneur, she has her own professional speaking business known as “Tolbart Talks.” There, she works as a Motivational and Keynote Speaker, Seminar Leader, Speaking Coach, and Emcee.

She is a proud member of the National Speaker’s Association(NSA). Additionally, she is a former Board Member of the D.C. NSA Chapter. There, she was a First Runner-Uo in the “NSA USA National Keynote Speaking Competition.” She is a huge lover of animals, most especially elephants, pandas, and dogs.

Gwen Tolbart Net Worth

In Tolbart’s career as an Anchor, Reporter, and Professional Speaker, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Gwen Tolbart Salary

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

Gwen Tolbert Awards and Honors

While at KTVT, she was able to earn five Emmy Awards, the “2000 Media Person of the Year award, and five National Association of Black Journalists Broadcasting Awards. Since joining the FOX 5 DC team, she has been able to gain five Emmy Nominations and three Associated Press Awards.

While working for CBS located in Dallas, she was a tutor for elementary school children who helped her set up a mentoring program and workshops for at-risk girls and single teen moms. There, she was able to receive several awards. For her service in Canada, she was also able to receive the prestigious National Association of Black Journalists’ “National Community Service Award” (NABJ). This award was featured in Jet Magazine. In addition, the year 2002 saw her receive a “Woman of Distinction Award.” This award was with official commendations from the Texas State Representatives, Governor of Texas, and the United States Congress.

Since moving to D.C., she has been able to receive numerous awards. These awards include the “2004 Voices AGainst Violence Award”, an award she earned from The Empower Program (serving teen girls). In addition, she is a recipient of D.C.’s Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. “2005 Woman Of The Year” (non-member). Additionally, the year 2018 saw her being honored by Com-fort Cases (serving foster children) with the “Champion Of the Year Award. This is all in addition to being named the “2014 Top 100 Women In the State of Maryland” by The Daily Record, and receiving the “2009 New Endeavors By Women Volunteer Award” (serving homeless women).

Gwen Tolbart FOX 5

Tolbart works with FOX 5 where she works alongside fellow FOX 5 reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:

  1. Jim Lokay
  2. Marina Marraco
  3. Wisdom Martin
  4. Marissa Mitchell
  5. Holly Morris
  6. Sue Palka
  7. Shirin Rajaee
  8. Jeannette Reyes
  9. Caitlin Roth
  10. Mike Thomas
  11. Maureen Umeh

Gwen Tolbart Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 8,050 followers, around 13,000 followers on her Facebook page, and 390 followers on her Instagram account.