Rob Hughes Bio, Age, Height, KMBC 9 News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Rob Hughes Bio, Wiki

Rob Hughes is an American journalist working for KMBC 9 News as a reporter/anchor from Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. –  9 a.m., and noon. He worked at KSWT CBS 13 in Yuma, Arizona before joining KMBC 9 News.

Rob Hughes Age

Hughes manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he/she has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 30s.

Rob Hughes Height

Hughes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Rob Hughes Education

Hughes earned his MBA from Emporia State University. He’s a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the premier honorary organization for students in business, and recognized worldwide as an indicator of outstanding achievement. Beta Gamma Sigma chapters are limited to schools of business that are accredited by AACSB International. To earn membership, graduate students must be in the top 20% of their class. Hughes also graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communication.

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Rob Hughes Career

Hughes is a news anchor at KMBC9 News. He anchors in Kansas City, Missouri, from Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. –  9 a.m., and noon. Before he worked at KMBC’s sister station, KOCO ABC 5 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor, Hughes has worked in these areas:  at KSWT CBS 13 in Yuma, Arizona, both in Grand Junction, Colorado, and KRGV ABC 5 in McAllen Texas as an anchor, reporter, and producer. 

When he was at USC, Hughes was the host of “Political Platform” and “CU@USC,” which was selected as the best college television talk show by Spin Magazine. In the greater Los Angeles area, the show reaches almost 2 million homes. Hughes was voted best male host and best senior host for his good work. Grammy Award-winning band Train, actors Gary Sinise and Laurence Fishburne, former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez and  Star Wars creator George Lucas are the interviews he will never forget. In the Kansas Army National Guard, he works as an infantry officer.

Now he is a division operation staff officer and before worked as a  battalion operations staff officer, company executive officer, human resources/administrative officer, and rifle platoon leader. Hughes was sent to Ukraine from 2016 to 2017 as part of the European Reassurance Initiative, Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine, Operation Atlantic Resolve, and Task Force Tomahawk. He assisted in training the Ukrainian Army and worked with the British, Lithuanian, Polish, Canadian, and Danish militaries to help build Ukraine’s first-ever Combat Training Center.

Awards and decorations are the Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal,  Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, National Defense Service Medal, Army Certificate of Achievement, Army Service Ribbon, and a Citation of Commendation from the Oklahoma State Senate and Oklahoma House of Representatives for being 1 of 16 out of a total 64 soldiers to graduate from Officer Candidate School, and for his commitment to education. He works on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Autism Training Center/Astra Day School. Hughes loves spending time with his wife Rhea, and children Robbie, Rowan, and Rhen. He also likes running, snowboarding, surfing, playing guitar, and volunteering.

Rob Hughes KMBC 9 News

Hughes works with KMBC 9 News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
  1. Pete Grigsby
  2. Neville Miller
  3. Bryan Busby
  4. Katie Horner
  5. Nick Bender
  6. Karen Kornacki
  7. Len Jennings
  8. Len Dawson
  9. Donna Pitman
  10. Kris Ketz
  11. Emily Holwick
  12. Kelly Eckerman
  13. Cody Holyoke
  14. Larry Moore
  15. Johnny Rowlands
  16. Brian Johnson
  17. Martin Augustine

Rob Hughes Net Worth

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

Rob Hughes Salary

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

Rob Hughes Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Hughes 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 Hughes Wife

Hughes is a happily married man. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife Rhea and sons Robbie and Rowan, playing guitar and bass, surfing, snowboarding, and golfing. Rob and his wife Rhea are also active supporters of their church, the 2LT Jered Ewy Memorial Foundation, Fisher House Foundation, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Previously Rob volunteered for the Oklahoma City VA Hospital and currently volunteers at the Kansas City VA Hospital.

Rob Hughes Kids

Hughes manages to keep information regarding whether he has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Rob HughesTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 1,826 followers, around 3k followers on her Facebook page, and about 1,745 followers on his Instagram account.