Ellen Leyva Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, ABC7, Salary and Net Worth

Ellen Leyva is an American news anchor who co-anchors ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., along with David Ono.

Ellen Leyva Profile

Ellen Leyva is an American news anchor who co-anchors ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., along with David Ono. Since joining ABC7 in 1995, she has served as a health reporter and has anchored several other newscasts, including morning and midday.

Leyva attended Arizona State University where she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism. She was inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism’s Hall of Fame in 2006. Leyva has received an Impact Award for Excellence in Television from the National Hispanic Media Coalition.

Leyva’s years working in broadcast journalism have blessed her with many wonderful opportunities, such as flying with the Blue Angels, standing in the OR with Dr. Oz as he performed a double-bypass, and co-hosting the Oscars red carpet arrivals with Roger Ebert.

Her passions include supporting many nonprofit organizations. A couple causes dear to her are serving as ABC7 team leader for AIDS Walk Los Angeles and advocating for mental health services for underserved communities, giving her time to Pacific Clinics as often as needed.

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Ellen Leyva Age

Leyva was born on January 10, 1963, in Tucson, Arizona, United States (she is 57 years old as of 2020.) She celebrates her birthday on 10th January every year.

Ellen Leyva Family / Parents

Leyva grew up in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household. She is the daughter of Emma Leyva Duarte and Thomas Kraemer Lundy. She spent much of her time in Mexico with her mother’s family and says being bilingual has helped her tremendously on the job in the large Hispanic communities of Phoenix and Los Angeles. She has a sister named Cindy.

Ellen Leyva Husband

Leyva is married to Mark Hair since 1990. Her husband is a pilot-a former F-15 pilot. The two met when Leyva was interviewing him during her work in Arizona. The couple is blessed with two kids.

Ellen Leyva Daughter

She has two daughters Emma and Audrey who are her number-one passion. She is not an empty-nester though — she lives with her adopted rescue dog, Charli. Charli has brought her so much joy that she now champions with “Wags and Walks” to help rescue other dogs and find them forever homes.

Ellen Leyva Salary

Being one of the top reporters for ABC7, there is no doubt Leyva earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of money  Leyva receives has not yet been disclosed.

Ellen Leyva Net Worth

Leyva has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.

Ellen Leyva ABC7

At ABC7, Leyva works alongside;

  • Eileen Frere – Reporter
  • Rob Fukuzaki – Sports Anchor
  • Sid Garcia – General Assignment Reporter
  • Carlos Granda – General Assignment Reporter
  • Sophie Flay – Journalist
  • Kimi Evans – Metrologist
  • Chris Cristi – Helicopter Reporter
  • Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
  • Denise Dador – Health Specialist
  • Tony Cabrera – General Assignment Reporter
  • Alex Cheney – General Assignment Reporter
  • Lori Corbin – Food Coach and Journalist
  • Marc Cota-Robles – General Assignment Reporter
  • Adrienne Alpert – General Assignment Reporter
  • Rachel Brown – Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
  • Marc Brown – Anchor
  • Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor/Reporter
  • Rachel Jordan – Community Journalist
  • Brandi Hitt – Journalist
  • Miriam Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
  • Jade Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
  • Rob Hayes – General Assignment Reporter
  • Josh Haskell – General Assignment Reporter
  • John Gregory – General Assignment Reporter
  • Eileen Frere – Reporter
  • Jessica De Nova – Multi-Skilled Journalist
  • Denise Dador – Health Specialist

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