Anthony Ponce Biography
Anthony Ponce is an Ameican Reporter/Anchor for FOX 32 News Chicago since joining the station in 2018. He drives for Lyft, bringing you his passengers’ stories and opinions. He is a veteran Chicago journalist who grew up in the northern suburbs.
Anthony Ponce Age
Ponce is 42 years old as of 2021. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Anthony Ponce Height
Ponce stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.
Anthony Ponce Family
Ponce is the son of Ann Ponce and Phil Ponce an American journalist and television presenter. His father is best known as a Chicago television journalist who hosts Chicago Tonight, a nightly television magazine of news and culture on WTTW 11. His mother is a Chicago portrait and landscape artist.
Anthony Ponce Siblings
Ponce has two siblings, Dan Ponce and Maria Ponce. His brother is a Chicago television journalist for WGN-TV, radio talk show host on WLS-AM, and founder of the renowned Cappella group Straight No Chaser.
Dan is the founder of the Cappella group, Straight No Chaser, and was a television reporter with ABC7 (WLS-TV) in Chicago for three years before leaving in January 2009. His sister is a Chicago-based commercial and fashion portrait photographer.
Anthony Ponce Wife
Ponce is married to Maggie and the couple resides on the North Side with their son, Theo. Maggie gave birth to the couple’s first child in 2016.
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Anthony Ponce Net Worth
Ponce has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Reporter/Anchor.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Ponce.
|How old is Anthony Ponce?||42 years old as of 2021|
|How tall is Anthony Ponce?||6 feet 1 inch|
|Who is Anthony Ponce married to?||Maggie|
|How much money does Anthony Ponce earn?||$45,000 – $110,500|
|How much is Anthony Ponce worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Anthony Ponce Salary
Ponce earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.
Anthony Ponce Career
In July 2016, Ponce gained national attention when he left his job in TV news to become a full-time Lyft driver, launching the podcast Backseat Rider. As a Lyft-driving storyteller, he brings audiences the wide-ranging, hilarious, touching, sometimes bizarre, and always real conversations he has with his passengers.
“Listening is a lost art form,” Ponce told CNN. “What I think is missing right now in our national dialogue is aggressive listening.”
Ponce joined FOX 32 in 2018 to co-anchor Good Day Chicago and launch Backseat Rider as a news segment.
Prior to joining FOX 32, he spent nearly a decade as a reporter/anchor at NBC Chicago and spent years as a reporter in Indiana.
In returning to television, his goal is to remind Chicagoans that while specific issues can be divisive, we have a lot more in common than is often depicted on the news.
Ponce has a Master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and did his undergrad at Indiana University.
Anthony Ponce FOX 32
Ponce is currently working at FOX 32 where he works alongside other famous FOX 32 anchors and reporters including;
- Scott Schneider
- Taylor Gleason
- Joanie Lum
- Dane Placko
- Mark Strehl
- Bill Zwecker
- Corey McPherrin
- Roseanne Tellez
- Sylvia Perez
- Anita Padilla
- Terrence Lee
- Brittney Payton
- Elizabeth Matthews
- Kaitlin Cody
- Brittany Garzillo
- Jake Hamilton
- Dawn Hasbrouck
- Tia Ewing
- Natalie Bomke
- Bill Bellis
- Michelle Alegria
- Mike Caplan
- Lou Canellis