Chris Lawrence Biography
Chris Lawrence is an American Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent working for WFAA in Dallas, Texas as a news reporter and evening news anchor. He has been working for the station since January 2019.
Chris Lawrence Age
Lawrence was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.
Chris Lawrence Height
Lawrence stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
Chris Lawrence Family
Lawrence was born to his loving parents, whose names are not known. His mother worked as a public school teacher and his dad worked for the county. He was raised in Detroit, Michigan. When he was young, he and his father used to often practice white water rafting.
According to Lawrence’s WFAA bio, it is known that Lawrence has a mother-in-law, who used to cook him enchiladas and was the one who made him love comic books. It is not known if Lawrence has any siblings.
Chris Lawrence Wife
Lawrence is married to his lovely spouse, Marcela Salazar, a recovering journalist for Univision and CNN. There is no information about their wedding.
Chris Lawrence Children
Lawrence and his wife, Marcela, take great pride in being dad and mom to their 3 children; 2 daughters: Nico and Sophie, and one son, Juju. He often posts photos of his kids and wife on his Instagram Page. Lawrence likes spending his spare time with his kids and wife, either hiking, running, swimming, reading riding bikes, or playing and watching basketball/baseball/football. His son really loves Mcdonald’s!
Lawrence and his wife make an effort to have regular date nights, during which they set a rule of only spending a maximum of 10 minutes discussing the kids.
Chris Lawrence Net Worth
Lawrence has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.
Chris Lawrence Salary
Lawrence earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Lawrence Career
Lawrence serves at WFAA as a news reporter and evening news anchor. He co-anchors the evening newscasts alongside Cynthia Izaguirre. In an interview talking about his experience at WFAA, he expressed his appreciation for his colleagues and stated that he has been feeling welcomed from the start. He also stated that he values the WFAA’s willingness to take risks and try new approaches. Additionally, Lawrence said that he admires the widespread coverage provided by reporters at WFAA, considering the large area they serve and the dedication required to tell stories from numerous counties.
Lawrence began his career at local TV stations in Syracuse, New York; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. After that, he lived in California for 8 years and then in DC/Virginia, during which he worked for CNN, covering the Pentagon. Lawrence feels blessed to have covered impactful stories that broadened his worldview.
Over the years of his career, he has covered many stories. He provided live reports from New Orleans after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina and arrived in Haiti shortly after the devastating earthquake. He spent significant time reporting from Pakistan and Israel and made multiple trips to Afghanistan and Iraq for more than a decade period, developing lasting memories from his time with American troops in combat.
When coming to his education, Lawrence is a proud alumnus of the University of Maryland, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Journalism. Lawrence has a passion for running – he has completed 2 marathons (Chicago and Honolulu) and anticipates running another one in Texas. An interesting fact about Lawrence is that he has served in the Navy Reserve, although not as an officer (he enlisted when he was 18 years old).
Chris Lawrence WFAA
Lawrence is working at WFAA where he works alongside other famous WFAA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Cleo Greene
- Jesse Hawila
- Matt Howerton
- Cynthia Izaguirre
- Jonah Javad
- Steve “Scoop” Jefferson
- William Joy
- Mike Leslie
Chris Lawrence Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2K followers on Instagram.