John Roberts Biography
John Roberts whose full name is John David Roberts is a Canadian-American journalist who serves at the Fox News Channel. He was previously the Fox News Chief White House Correspondent and is now the co-anchor of “America Reports.” He previously worked for CNN as an anchor and Senior National Correspondent.
John Roberts Age
Roberts is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 15, 1956, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He celebrates his birthday on 15th November every year.
John Roberts Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
John Roberts Family
There isn’t much information available about John’s parents. His father died when he was five years old, and his mother passed away in 2010. He was raised with his brother and sister, the names of whom are unknown.
John Roberts Wife
Roberts is engaged to his fiancee, ABC News correspondent Kyra Phillips, who previously worked at CNN as an anchor and ABC News as a “D.C.-based correspondent.” She graduated from Helix High School and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.
On April 25, 2010, John announced his engagement to Kyra. Kyra was previously married to John Assad from 2000 to 2008, while Roberts was previously married to Michele. They divorced in 2008, but the reasons for their divorce are unknown.
John Roberts Twins
John and his wife are the proud parents of fraternal twins born in March 2011. Sage Ann arrived first at 12:03 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Kellan Clay was born at 12:05 a.m. and weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces. “It was incredible to welcome them into the world.” “It’s been a long journey, but they are absolutely beautiful little people,” the couple said in a joint statement to People.com. “It’s amazing to be able to hold them in our arms and love them face to face.”
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Roberts.
|How old is John Roberts?||65 years old|
|How tall is John Roberts?||1.8 meters|
|Who is John Roberts married to?||Kyra Phillips|
|How much money does John Roberts earn?||$150,000|
|How much is John Roberts worth?||$4.2 million|
John Roberts Net Worth
Roberts has an estimated net worth of $4.2 million which he achieved through his professional career as a DJ, correspondent, and anchor.
John Roberts Salary
Roberts earns an annual salary of approximately $150,000.
John Roberts Education
John attended Erindale Secondary School and Lorne Park Secondary School and later the University of Toronto Mississauga.
John Roberts Health
In 2018, John was diagnosed with blocked arteries in his heart, which caused him some medical problems. The problem was solved by inserting three stents into his heart to keep the passageway open. Roberts blamed the blockage on his years of smoking.
John Roberts Harassment Allegations
Andrea Tantaros, a Fox News broadcaster, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in August 2016. Roberts, Scott Brown, and Bill O’Reilly, she claimed, sexually harassed her. She described Fox News as “a sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult steeped in intimidation, indecency, and misogyny?” in her lawsuit. The case, however, was later dismissed.
John Roberts Career
John Roberts is currently the co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s America Reports (weekdays, 1-3 PM/ET) (FNC). In January 2011, he joined the network as a senior national correspondent based in Atlanta. He previously served as FNC’s chief White House correspondent, covering the top stories coming out of Washington, D.C. Roberts regularly attended White House briefings and covered President Donald Trump’s recent second impeachment.
Previously, he covered the US-North Korea summit live from Hanoi, Vietnam, for FNC. In 2018, he contributed to FNC’s special live coverage of President Trump’s trip to Europe, which included stops in Brussels, Belgium for the NATO Summit, in the United Kingdom for meetings with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II, and Helsinki, Finland for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Roberts provided live coverage of the US-North Korea summit, which took place in Singapore. He had been tracking and reporting on the Republican side of the 2016 presidential election. He landed behind-the-scenes interviews with then-Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, and other prominent members of the party. John has provided live coverage of numerous breaking news and political events, including the presidential debates in 2012 and 2016, the Democratic and Republican national conventions, and Hurricane Irene.
He obtained an exclusive interview with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who is facing allegations of drinking and drug use. In the aftermath of the deadly EF5 tornado, he also reported live from Moore, Oklahoma. Roberts previously co-anchored CNN’s American Morning from 2007 to 2010. Previously, he was CNN’s senior national correspondent and the host of This Week at War, which examined international conflicts such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Throughout his career, he has traveled internationally to report on major breaking news, including the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, the July 2005 London bombings, and the earthquakes in Turkey. He has also interviewed former Presidents George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, as well as former Vice President Al Gore, the late Yitzhak Rabin, and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Before joining CNN in 2006, he worked for CBS News for more than 14 years, where he was the chief White House correspondent, chief medical correspondent, and anchor of the CBS Evening News and CBS Morning News weekend editions. He was embedded with the US military while there.
During the Iraq war, he was a Marine, and he hosted the CBS Evening News coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the death of Pope John Paul II. Roberts anchored the evening news on WCBS-TV (CBS 2) in New York from 1994 to 1995. He began his career in Canada, where he worked as an anchor and correspondent for City TV in Toronto and co-anchored CTV’s morning news program, Canada A.M., from 1990 to 1992.
John Roberts Awards
Roberts has received several awards throughout his career, including an Emmy, a New York Press Club award, and three national Emmy Awards for his coverage of the Atlanta Olympic bombing, Princess Diana’s death, and the TWA crash. He also received a National Headline Award in 2006 for his coverage of the Israeli-Lebanese border crisis.
John Roberts FOX News
Roberts works at Fox News as the co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s America Reports (weekdays, 1-3 PM/ET) (FNC). At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel