Mark Rivera Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Salary and Net Worth

Mark Rivera is an American anchor as well as a reporter working for ABC 7 Chicago. He joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team in December 2017

Mark Rivera Profile

Mark Rivera is an American anchor as well as a reporter working for ABC 7 Chicago. Rivera joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team as a weekend morning news anchor and reporter in December of 2017.

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Mark Rivera Career

Rivera is an anchor as well as a reporter at ABC7 whose first major live story to be covered for ABC 7 Eyewitness News was in 2018 when he covered the funeral and procession of the slain police commander, Paul Bauer. He reported ABC 7’s on-air coverage for more than three hours as Commander Bauer was honored by the city and its residents.

Prior to joining ABC 7, Rivera worked at WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida, where he served as the station’s weekend morning news anchor and political reporter. While on the anchor desk at WTSP-TV, Rivera provided six hours of compelling non-stop coverage of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in nearby Orlando.

As the station’s political reporter, Rivera covered Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaign rallies, co-moderated a heated congressional debate, and questioned Vice President Mike Pence about Russian influence. Besides the political beat, he has reported on a wide range of stories from a family whose son is a 5-organ transplant survivor to the hurricanes that devastated Florida.

Before working at WTSP, he worked at WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois where he reported breaking news, anchored a two-hour daily newscast, and wrote, edited, and reported a weekly feature piece focused on the local community. While there, he won a regional Associated Press Award.

He is a proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. During his free time, Rivera enjoys running and exploring all of the diners, coffee shops, and taco spots Chicago has to offer.

Quick Facts About Mark Rivera

Full Name Mark Rivera
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Alissa Rivera
Net Worth $1 million – $5 Million

Mark Rivera Age

Rivera was born on 18 February.  His age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Mark is or but he celebrates his birthday on the 18th of February every year. However, he might be in his 30s.

Mark Rivera Height

Rivera stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Mark Rivera Family

Information regarding  Rivera’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Mark Rivera’s Wife|baby

Rivera is married to Alissa Rivera. They tied the knot in May 2014 and together the couple was blessed with a son on 1, August 2021 who they named Pierce. He resides in Chicago together with his family. He posted on his Instagram as well as his Twitter page on the 1st of August stating that it was the best day of his life. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Mark Rivera Salary

Being one of the top anchors/reporters for ABC 7 Chicago, Rivera earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Mark Rivera’s Net Worth

Rivera has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor & Reporter.

Mark Rivera ABC7 surgery

On 1 February 2019, Rivera had to undergo surgery for his leg tumor removal. On 29 February 2019, he publicized that the doctors called and they completely cleared the tumor from his leg.”Good news bad news…
Good news: Doctors called and they completely cleared the tumor from my leg.
It was a rare type that could have spread into muscle and bone. Thankful they were able to get it all out. ? They do NOT believe it will return.

Bad news: I have another surgery scheduled for Friday. BUT that *should* be it! Missing my team at work dearly and can’t wait to get back at it. Should be back on the anchor desk on Saturday, Feb. 9th. I know all will be well. Family and friends are here to help and I am so thankful for them and my compassionate workplace. I am SUCH a lucky man and incredibly grateful for all of the positivity in my life. My ❤️ to you.”

Mark Rivera ABC7 Chicago

At ABC7 Chicago Rivera works alongside;

  1. Stacey Baca
  2. Dionne Miller
  3. Phil Schwarz
  4. Karen Jordan
  5. Ravi Baichwal
  6. Roz Varon
  7. Tracy Butler
  8. Terrell Brown
  9. Tanja Babich
  10. Cheryl Scott
  11. Judy Hsu
  12. Mark Giangreco
  13. Cheryl Burton
  14. Eric Thomas
  15. Kristen Sze

 

 

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