Ellen Leyva Biography
Ellen Leyva is an American News Reporter/Anchor working for ABC7 Los Angeles since joining the station in the year 1995.
Ellen Leyva Age
Leyva is 59 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 10, 1963, in Tucson, Arizona, United States. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 10th of January every year.
Ellen Leyva Height
Leyva stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Ellen Leyva Family
Leyva was raised in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual family. She says that being bilingual has assisted her to a very great extent in her job in the large Hispanic communities of Los Angeles and Phoenix. Her father’s name is Thomas Kraemer Lundy and her mother’s name is Emma Leyva Duarte. Leyva has a sister, Cindy.
Ellen Leyva Husband / Is Ellen Leyva still married?
Leyva is married to her lovely spouse, Mark Hair, a former F-15 pilot. They met at an interview when Leyva interviewed him during her work in Arizona. The couple tied the knot in the year 1990. They take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 daughters, Audrey and Emma, who are currently adults. When Leyva is not chasing news, she like spending precious time with her husband, children, and their adopted rescue dog, Charli.
Ellen Leyva Net Worth
Leyva has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Reporter/Anchor.
Ellen Leyva Salary
Leyva earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Ellen Leyva Career
Leyva serves at ABC7 Los Angeles. Throughout Leyva’s career, she has gotten chances to fly to the Blue Angels, and stand in the OR with Dr. Oz as he was performing a double-bypass. Also, she has co-hosted Oscar’s red carpet arrivals alongside Roger Ebert. Leyva is an avid supporter of multiple nonprofit organizations. She has served as ABC7 team leader for AIDS Walk Los Angeles. Also, she has advocated for mental health services for underserved communities. In addition, she has volunteered her time to Pacific Clinics as regularly as needed.
Leyva is a proud alumnus of Arizona State University. She graduated from the university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalisms in the year 2006. The National Hispanic Media Coalition has awarded her an Impact Award for Excellence in Television.
Ellen Leyva ABC7 Los Angeles
Leyva co-anchors evening newscasts on ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 and 6 pm, alongside David Ono. Since joining the station, she has worked as a health reporter and an anchor of several other newscasts, including midday and morning. Leyva is currently working at ABC7 Los Angeles where she works alongside other famous ABC7 Los Angeles anchors and reporters including;
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Hayes
- Jade Hernandez
- Brandi Hitt
- Leticia Juarez
- Dave Kunz
- Jovana Lara
- Leslie Lopez
- Ashley Mackey
- Rob McMillan
- Veronica Miracle
- Anabel Munoz
- David Ono
- Amanda Palacios
- Phillip Palmer
Ellen Leyva Social Media Platforms
Leyva is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 9800 followers on Instagram.