Eva Pilgrim Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, ABC News, Salary, and Net Worth

Eva Pilgrim Profile

Eva Pilgrim is a Korean-American anchor and reporter working for ABC News serving as a correspondent. She has been working for the station since 2009.

Eva Pilgrim Education

Pilgrim went to Airport High School in West Columbia where she led several clubs as well as the editor of the school newspaper. While still in high school, she managed to write quite a number of articles that mainly focused on high school sports, for the county’s local newspaper, The Lexington Chronicle. After her high school studies, she joined the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications where she attained her Bachelor’s Degree in 2004. She also went to the University of Florida.

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Eva Pilgrim Career

Pilgrim is a correspondent, anchor, and reporter who started her journalism career at WIS-TV in 2002 where she served as a web producer. Come 2004, she left the station for WVVA where she served as an anchor and reporter. After working for WVVA for a few years, she switched careers and started working for Fox Charlotte serving as a reporter on a cab driver who failed to pick up handicapped or differently-abled customers.

Pilgrim was offered a position at WPVI as an anchor and soon accepted the offer and joined the station. In 2009, she switched gears to ABC News serving as a correspondent. While at ABC News, she has managed to enclose major stories that hit the headlines including Prince’s death, and the Sago Mine collapse. She also enclosed the hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Florence, and Matthew, the Charlottesville protests, and the Amtrak derailment just to mention a few.

During her tenure at ABC News, she has also made contributions to some of the station’s shows that are a huge success including Good Morning America from 2016 to 2018. She also contributed to ABC World News Tonight with David Muir from 2016 to 2017, Good Morning America Weekend Edition from 2016 to 2018, and ABC News Nightline in 2018.

Pilgrim succeeded Paula Faris after joining Good Morning America as a weekend co-anchor in October 2018. She is also very much active when it comes to her social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. Whenever she is not working, she enjoys spending her free time with her husband, daughter, and family.

Quick Facts About Eva Pilgrim

Age39 years old
SpouseEd Hartigan
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Eva Pilgrim Age

Pilgrim was born on 30 August 1982 in Seoul, South Korea. She is therefore 39 years old as of 2021.

Eva Pilgrim Height

Pilgrim stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Eva Pilgrim Family

Pilgrim was born to her American father and Korean mother. Her father works for the American military army and met her mother when he was deployed to Korea. Information regarding Pilgrim’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Eva Pilgrim’s Husband and Boyfriend

Pilgrim is happily married to her long-term boyfriend Ed Hartigan. Ed is half English and half Irish and is working in advertising and marketing. The couple met for the first time in Miami at a friend’s wedding and knew each other more after Pilgrim was sent to London where Ed lived for a special assignment. They had planned for their wedding to take place in Ireland but it could not happen because of the COVID-19 restrictions. Prior to her relationship with Ed, Pilgrim was in a romantic relationship with Clayton Anderson who gained fame after winning the Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star competition in 2008.

Eva Pilgrim Salary

Being one of the top journalists for ABC News Pilgrim earns an annual salary ranging between $ 100,000 – $ 130,000. 

Eva Pilgrim’s Net Worth

Pilgrim has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor, correspondent, and reporter

Eva Pilgrim Dog

Pilgrim and Ed welcomed their new companion Walter, a French bulldog, into the family two days after their wedding. They name their puppy Walter after Walter Peyton of the Chicago Bears and the broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite. Pilgrim says that Walter Peyton is Ed’s favorite American football player.

Eva Pilgrim Baby

Pilgrim and her husband Ed welcomed their first child Ella in September 2021. Pilgrim shared the good news on her Instagram page saying “Welcome to the world little Ella,” ad also shared a photo of her and baby Ella.

Eva Pilgrim Book

Pilgrim is also an author who authored Walter Does His Best which has been a huge success over the years.

Eva Pilgrim ABC News

Pilgrim is currently working at ABC News where she works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;

  1. David Muir
  2. Whit Johnson
  3. Amy Robach
  4. Mona Kosar Abdi
  5. Robin Roberts (newscaster)
  6. George Stephanopoulos
  7. Lara Spencer
  8. Ginger Zee
  9. Rob Marciano
  10. Andrew Dymburt
  11. Linsey Davis
  12. T. J. Holmes
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