Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Anchor Journalist

Frank Somerville

Who is Frank Somerville?

KTUV News’ Frank Somerville is a well-known American anchor. At KTUV, he has won three Emmys, including one for Best on-Camera News Anchor. His Twitter account is followed by 7,834 people. Frank Somerville has been on leave since the 3rd of June due to a slur in his speech.

Frank Somerville- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Frank Somerville was born on March 19, 1958, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. His parent’s and siblings’ identities have not yet been revealed to the public. He did, however, have a paternal grandfather named William Somerville. He grew up in a happy, nurturing atmosphere.

Frank graduated from Berkeley High School in 1976 after completing his high school education. He afterward attended San Francisco State University for further and higher education. Looking back on his career, he must have learned about journalism.

His actual net worth has not yet been revealed to the media. Brand endorsement and sponsorship are some of his other sources of income.

Frank Somerville
Frank Somerville posing for photo source: Pinterest

Facts of Frank Somerville

Real Name Frank William Somerville
Birth Date 19 March 1958
Age (as of 2021) 63 Years
Birth Place San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Frank Somerville- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

Donna Wright Somerville, a television producer, and Frank tied the marriage. Callie and Sydney Somerville, the couple’s two daughters, were born to them. They like to keep their personal lives private and out of the public eye.

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is he Gay? No
Wife? Donna Wright Somerville
Children Two (Callie Somerville, Sydney Somerville)

Frank Somerville- Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  187 lbs
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Average

Frank Somerville- Professional Career

In 1981, he started his career as an intern at KTVU. He began working at local stations in Santa Rosa, California, Providence, Rhode Island, Minnesota, and many other places in the field of journalism after completing his education.

He was appointed as a co-anchor of the station’s morning news show in 1992, as well as the first anchor of the station’s 5 p.m. broadcast. He was later appointed as a co-anchor for the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts in 2008.

Since then, he has devoted himself to the KTVU channel and is well-liked by his coworkers. He was recently caught on camera slurring his speech on a Sunday program. So, according to KTVU News Director Amber Eikel, he has been removed off the air until further notice. Concerns about his health arose as a result of the situation.


In 2013, he was forced to apologize for an incident on Asiana Airlines Flight 214, in which racist pilot names were broadcast on the radio.

He has been more cautious when speaking since that episode. He also keeps his personal and professional lives private and out of the spotlight.

Frank Somerville- Social Media Status

For the time being, he appears to be taking a sabbatical and will be sharing his thoughts on social media.

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Quick Facts of Frank Somerville

  • Frank is a well-known American Anchor for KTUV News.
  • He has been awarded three Emmy awards at KTUV which also includes the category of a Best on-Camera news anchor.
  • He has been on leave from 3rd June onwards due to his slur in speech.
  • Recently on a Sunday broadcast, he was seen slurring in his speech while on air. So the KTVU News Director Amber Eikel has allegedly taken him off-air until further notice.