Ali Lucia Biography
Ali Lucia is an American anchor/reporter known for having worked at WCCO. She joined the station in 2014 and left in 2020. Lucia served as an anchor for morning newscasts on WCCO-TV, as well as every weekday at noon. She was the go-to sports reporter for the morning show.
Ali Lucia Age
Lucia is 38 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 19, 1983, in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 19th October every year.
Ali Lucia Height
Lucia stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Ali Lucia Family/ Parents
Lucia is the daughter of Don Lucia and Joyce Lucia who were married in 1983. Her father is the former head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s hockey team, while her mother’s profession is unknown. She has a sister named Jessie, and two younger brothers named Tony (born in 1987) and Mario (born in 1993) both of whom have had some experience and success as hockey players.
Ali Lucia Siblings
Lucia’s brother Tony is an ex-Gopher and played for the University of Minnesota from 2006-2010, and her youngest brother, Mario, played at Notre Dame where their father went to school.
Ali Lucia Husband
Lucia is married to Drew Showalter since August 4, 2018, and the couple is blessed with one child. Drew proposed to Lucia in February 2018 after dating for some time. She announced the moment during the broadcast of “This Morning” alongside her colleagues. They did a wedding 6 months after proposing. She and her husband, Drew, reside in Minneapolis.
Ali Lucia Net Worth
Lucia has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a reporter.
Ali Lucia Salary
Lucia earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Ali Lucia Education
Lucia attended Wayzata High School. She then attended the University of Minnesota where she double majored in communications studies and journalism. During college, she worked in the gopher football and basketball offices.
Ali Lucia Career
Lucia has worked at WCCO as an anchor for morning newscasts on WCCO-TV, as well as every weekday at noon. She joined the station in 2014 and departed in July 2020. In her departure announcement, she stated that she wanted to move to Chicago with her family. Lucia joined WCCO as a feature reporter. She has anchored live coverage of the 2016 Ryder Cup, as well as the Super Bowl and Final Four at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Lucia began her career as a news anchor in Rochester, Minnesota. From there she left the north for warmer weather, working as the weekend sports anchor in Hampton Roads, Virginia. There, Lucia didn’t just cover sports, but breaking news including Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, as well as the Navy SEAL helicopter crash.
Lucia is a hockey fan, which is exactly why she left the east coast for Texas to cover a team Minnesotans know well, the Dallas Stars — or should it be “North Stars”? Lucia’s time in Texas wasn’t all about two-stepping; there she fulfilled her dream of working in the NHL as the Stars pre/post-game show host on Fox Sports Southwest. Lucia has also covered hockey for NHL Network and college football for Big Ten Network.
She enjoys volunteering in the community and regularly emcees signature events. Lucia currently serves on the ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students) Executive Board. She is always up for an adventure! If you have an idea of a great story Lucia should cover, she would love to hear from you! She is a coffee lover, which is good for those early mornings. When she is not working, she enjoys running, yoga, biking, art, and watching local sports on the weekends.
Ali Lucia WCCO
Lucia has worked at WCCO where she worked alongside other famous WCCO anchors and reporters including;
- Frank Vascellaro
- Mike Max
- Chris Shaffer
- Amelia Santaniello
- Heather Brown
- Jennifer Mayerle
- Jason DeRusha
- Mike Augustyniak
- Liz Collin
- David Schuman
- Pat Kessler
- Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
- Kari Patey
- Esme Murphy
Ali Lucia Social Media Platforms
Lucia is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 11k followers on Twitter, over 6k followers on Instagram, and over 2k followers on Facebook.