Ernie Anastos

Who is Ernie Anastos?

Ernie Anastos is a news anchor in the United States. Ernie Anastos is best known in New York City as the anchor of the 6 p.m. news on Fox 5 NY WNYW. Previously, he was the anchor of Fox 5 NY’s 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts.

Ernie Anastos – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Ernie Anastos was born on July 12, 1943, in Nashua, New Hampshire. Phillip Anastos is his father’s name.

Ernie is an American citizen. Furthermore, no information about his ethnic heritage is yet available.

Anastos received his education at Northeastern University.

Colombia University has also awarded him an honorary doctorate.

Net Worth of Ernie Anastos? Salary, Earning

Anastos has not disclosed his current pay. 

However, as of 2022, Ernie Anastos’s net worth is expected to be around $8 million.

Facts of Ernie Anastos

Age: 79 years
Birth Date: July 12, 1943
Full Name: Ernie Anastos
Net Worth: $8 million
Profession News anchor

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Ernie Anastos married Kelly Anastos, his long-term girlfriend.

He has a wife. He married Kelly Anastos, his long-term girlfriend.

Ernie Anastos is with his wife. Source: Thecelebscloset

The couple’s actual wedding date is unknown. Nina and Philip are their two children together.

There are no reports of extramarital affairs in the couple’s marriage at the moment.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Ernie Anastos stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds (1.75 m). 

Furthermore, his hair is dark brown and his eyes are light brown.

Ernie Anastos – Professional Career

Anastos began his career in journalism as a news reporter at 98.5/WROR in Boston.

Later, in 1976, he made the transition to television, becoming an anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence. 

In June 1978, he was also employed by WABC-TV. He quickly rose to the position of anchor of the 11:00 p.m. ‘Eyewitness News’ broadcast. 

Anastos has also worked for WCBS-TV, WWOR-TV, and WNYW-TV.

Anastos covered the World Trade Center attacks, the Cuban Revolution’s 45th anniversary, and John Joseph O’Connor’s formal visit to El Salvador.

In addition, he covered Princess Diana’s death and funeral. 

He has also served as a news anchor and reporter for ‘CBS This Morning’ and ‘CBS Late News.’

Aside from his career in television and radio, Ernie wrote a book called ‘Twixt: Teens Yesterday and Today’ about the lifestyles of young people in America.

He also writes a regular column for ‘Family Circle.’ Anastos has received 28 Emmy nominations and awards. 

In addition, he has been nominated for the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.

In addition, March 21 is designated as Ernie Anastos Day in New York City in his honor.

Ernie Anastos – Social Media Status

Anastos is a social media user. 

He has many followers on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has over 5,000 Twitter followers. In addition, he has around 1.5k Instagram followers. 

Likewise, his Facebook profile has over 5000 fans. 

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Quick Facts of Ernie Anastos

  • Ernie is an American news anchor.
  • People mostly know him as the anchor of 6 p.m. news on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City.
  • Ernie is of American nationality.
  • Ernie has won 28 Emmy Awards and nominations.
  • He has an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of 2022.
  • Over the years, several of Ernie’s actions on live television has been criticized.