Ray Cortopassi Profile
Ray Cortopassi is an American anchor and reporter working for WGN News where he co-anchors WGN Evening News at 5 and 6 pm, and WGN News at Nine and Ten. He has been working for the station since joining in September 2020.
Ray Cortopassi Education
Cortopassi did his high school education in the USA. After completing elementary school, Cortopassi went to Columbia College Chicago, and there, he attained his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Ray Cortopassi Career
Cortopassi co-anchors WGN Evening News at 5 and 6 pm, and WGN News at Nine and Ten. He has been a broadcaster for not less than 25 years and has worked for different networks also. Cortopassi developed a love for the journalist and the magic of television while growing up in Chicago back in the 1970s. He has worked with Nexstar’s FOX59 News team based in Indianapolis whereby he was an anchor of the morning newscast since 2009.
He was also the evening anchor of ABC Station before he joined FOX59. Cortopassi has been in the broadcasting industry for more than 2 decades and he is still growing because he was reporting at TV stations in Las Vegas, Traverse City, MI, and NV. He has been able to win multiple Emmy and Associated Press Awards during his years in Indianapolis.
Ray Cortopassi Age
Cortopassi was born in 1967 in Illinois, Chicago. He is 54 years old as of 2021. However, information about his exact date and month of birth is still under review.
Ray Cortopassi Height
Cortopassi stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Cortopassi
|Age||54 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Ray Cortopassi Weight
Cortopassi is of an average weight whereby he weighs 160 lbs (73 Kg).
Ray Cortopassi Family
Cortopassi’s father was in the army during the Korean War and was a maintenance engineer who worked on tanks and jeeps. His mother was a piano teacher who worked from their home in Dolton but she was diagnosed with breast cancer and later on died in 2007. However, the exact dates of his parent’s death are still under.
Ray Cortopassi Wife
Cortopassi is maried to Lesley Cortopassi. The couple tied their knot back in 1993 and they celebrate their anniversary every September.
Ray Cortopassi Children
Cortopassi and Lesley have had four kids together since they got married. They have three sons and one daughter. The eldest is their son who is called Ryan and was born in January 1997. Drew is the name of their second born and he was born back in 2000 followed by Tess who was born in 2002 and lastly, Chris who was born in 2005.
Ray Cortopassi Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WGN, Cortopassi earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Ray Cortopassi Net Worth
Cortopassi has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.