Leon Bibb Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WKYC, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Leon Bibb is an American six-time Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently working at WKYC. He serves as a Senior Reporter and Commentator at WKYC.

Leon Bibb Biography

Leon Bibb is an American six-time Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently working at WKYC. He serves as a Senior Reporter and Commentator at WKYC studios in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, he is a poetry author and a short story writer, and an actor. His career in journalism began in 1979 when he worked at NBC television for 16 years. 

Leon Bibb Age

Bibb is 77 years old as of 2021Marguerite Bibb. He was born on October 5, 1944, in Butler, Alabama, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 5 the of October every year.

Leon Bibb Height

Bibb stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Leon Bibb Family

Bibb has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Bibb has any siblings.

Leon Bibb Wife

Bibb is married to Marguerite Bibb who was his college sweetheart. They tied the knot on December 23, 1966. Together the couple has been blessed with two daughters namely Jennifer and Alison and four rand children. He resides in Shaker Heights together with his wife.

Leon Bibb Net Worth

Bibb has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Senior Reporter and Commentator.

Leon Bibb
Leon Bibb

Leon Bibb Salary

Bibb earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Bibb.

How old is Leon Bibb? 77 years old as of 2021
How tall is Leon Bibb? 5 feet 6 inches
Who is Leon Bibb married to? Marguerite Bibb
How much money does Leon Bibb earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Leon Bibb worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Leon Bibb Career

For over forty years, he has worked as a journalist in television stations in Cleveland. He rejoined the WKYC studio and served as a senior reporter and commentator, offering his viewpoints on the passing scene.

Before he came to Cleveland to serve as a journalist, he worked in Columbus and Toledo where he served as an anchor and reporter, and in Cleveland, he worked for the Plain Dealer newspaper as its reporter. He attended Bowling Green State University where he joined the School of Journalism and also learned Radio-TV-Film in graduate school.

 He has covered a number of national stories such as the Persian Gulf War when he was embedded with the Ohio-based United States Coast Guard unit. He got the opportunity to interview President Barack Obama face to face at the White House in 2011. Furthermore, ten years after Neil Armstrong’s historic walk on the moon he had the opportunity to interview him. He also interviewed President George H.W. Bush in the White House.

He has authored many books and among them is the 300 pieces entitled “My Ohio with Leon Bibb,” which tells of the interesting places, people, and things in the state. Interestingly, since he was in elementary school he has had a passion for journalism. Furthermore, in organizations such as the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters, and the Cleveland Press Club he is in their halls of fame.

He has also been a popular guest in the pulpit of many churches, which have asked him to deliver a Sunday address. As of the moment, he is one of the vice presidents of the Greater Cleveland Association of Black Journalists.

 In addition to his career as a journalist, he is a United States Army veteran. When he was awarded the military’s Bronze Star Medal for his service in the Army, served a full tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. Furthermore, he has been a popular speaker at United States military and Memorial Day events.

 While he is not at work in the journalism sector, he is in the theater. In a number of location productions, he has starred. Some of them are; Love Letters, Same Time Next Year, God’s Trombone, A Soldier’s Play, Modern Warrior, War of the Worlds. In the 2013 Made in Cleveland film, he was featured.

 He also has a one-man live production, “Burning Leaves” where he is its one-man live production, “Burning Leaves,” which is filled with his own original poetry and storytelling ability. Furthermore, the National Association of Black Storytellers awarded him with the Zora Neal Hurston Award.

Leon Bibb WKYC

Bibb is currently working at WKYC where he works alongside other famous WKYC anchors and reporters including;
  1. Adam Boulton
  2. Will Ujek
  3. Brandon Simmons
  4. Monica Robins
  5. Pat Chiesa
  6. Nick Camino
  7. Andrew Horansky
  8. Lynna Lai
  9. Matt Stanridge
  10. Jason Frazer
  11. Matt Wintz 
  12. Hollie Strano
  13. Betsy Kling
  14. Danielle Wiggins
  15. Romney Smith
  16. Jay Crawford
  17. Jim Donovan
  18. Dave Chudowsky
  19. Maureen Kyle
  20. Laura Caso
  21. Sara Shookman
  22. Russ Mitchell

Leon Bibb Social Media Platforms

Bibb is active on his social media account and is often seen posting on his Facebook. He has over 3.2k followers on Facebook.

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