Rob Elgas Bio, Age, Height, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Rob Elgas Bio, Wiki

Rob Elgas is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for ABC 7 Chicago serving the station as a reporter and fill-in anchor. He has been working with this station since July 7, 2015. 

Rob Elgas Age

Elgas manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.

Rob Elgas Height

Elgas stands at the height of 5 feet  8 inches tall.

Rob Elgas Education

Elgas graduated from the University of Illinois, where he specialized in agricultural communication and journalism, prior to landing his first job in television.

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Rob Elgas Career

Elgas worked at ABC7 Chicago where he served as a co-anchor of ABC 7’s top-rated 4 p.m. weekday news alongside Judy Hsu since May 2016. He joined the station on July 7, 2015, as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Prior to joining, he served NBC 5 in Chicago as an anchor for the early afternoon news and a reporter for the late evening news. On his arrival at Chicago’s most-watched television station, ABC 7’s Vice President of News Jennifer Graves said.

Rob is an accomplished journalist who has confirmed a strong connection with Chicago viewers during his 13 years covering Chicago and its suburbs. We are also thrilled to have him as part of our news team.” Moreover, he is a  Chicago area native and brings more than two decades of news experience to ABC 7. An award-winning journalist, he has received several Emmy Awards including an Emmy. For breaking news coverage of a devastating tornado in the area. He reported from Naplate, Illinois after a tornado outbreak devastated the small town.

Rob Elgas co-hosted

Additionally, he co-hosted an Emmy award-winning broadcast of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade with Cheryl Burton, Janet Davies, and Judy Hsu. Throughout his career, he has been honored with Associated Press Awards for his live breaking news reporting of protests in 2014 in Chicago. He received Emmy Awards for co-hosting various specials, including a Winter Olympic special, “Hometown Hopeful,” featuring Chicago Olympians. Rob has covered two Olympics, Italy, the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, and the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He has traveled to D.C.

For the State of the Union, Washington, and included breaking information in California and Texas for ABC 7. But his maximum memorable project becomes overlaying the ancient World Series win through the Chicago Cubs. Becoming a member of Mark Giangreco and Jim Rose in Cleveland for breaking information insurance of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.

Before his return to Chicago in 2002, he worked for ABC 7 in El Paso, Texas. He was a weekend anchor prior to co-anchoring the morning show from 2000-2002. Additionally, Rob began his broadcasting career behind the lens in Champaign-Urbana, working as a photographer for WICD-TV.

Rob Elgas Net Worth

In Elgas’s career as a reporter and fill-in anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

How Much Does Rob Elgas Earn?

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

Rob Elgas Parents and Siblings

Elgas was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Rob Elgas Wife/ Spouse

Elgas is married to Lissa and the two are living a happy life with their two children. The family resides in the southwest suburbs.

Rob Elgas Kids

Elgas is proud of two kids whose names are unknown. However, once available, an update regarding his children will be made.

Rob Elgas ABC 7 Chicago

Elgas works at ABC 7 Chicago where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Stacey Baca
  2. Mark Giangreco
  3. Roz Varon
  4. Tracy Butler
  5. Jim Rose
  6. Terrell Brown
  7. Hosea Sanders
  8. Tanja Babich
  9. Judy Hsu

Rob Elgas Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 18k followers, around 17k followers on his Facebook page, and about 699 followers on his Instagram account.