Lu Parker Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, KTLA 5, Net Worth, Salary

Lu Parker is an American Emmy Award-Winning anchor/reporter working for KTLA 5 as a co-anchor for the 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. newscasts.

Lu Parker Biography

Lu Parker is an American Emmy Award-Winning anchor/reporter working for KTLA 5. There she co-anchors the 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. newscasts. She is a former Miss USA, author, animal rights advocate, and entrepreneur. 

Lu Parker Age

Parker is 53 years old as of 2021. She was born Frances Louise Parker on April 16, 1968, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. She celebrates her birthday on April 16, every year.

Lu Parker Height

Parker stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Lu Parker Family

Parker has a brother who is known as Bill Parker who she posted on her Instagram account wishing him a happy national siblings day. However, she has not revealed the names of her parents as she likes to keep her personal life private.

Lu Parker Husband

In March 2009, Parker started a friendship with Antonio Villaraigosa, the Mayor of Los Angeles. Until May 2009, her employer, KTLA, was reportedly unaware of this fact. Prior to publicly disclosing her relationship with him, Parker posted some tales about Villaraigosa. In May 2012, Villaraigosa and Parker separated.

Lu Parker Net Worth

Parker has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million $5 million dollars which she has earned through her career as a Journalist.

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Lu Parker Salary

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

Lu Parker Pageantry

Parker ran for Miss USA in 1994 after winning Miss South Carolina USA. In first place, she came into the semi-finals, having won all three preliminary competitions. She went into the Top 6 after the semi-finals in second place. Parker just made the cut in the final three in third place after the judges’ question, eventually becoming the third South Carolinian to be crowned Miss USA.

She continued to compete in Manila, Philippines, in the 1994 Miss Universe Pageant, where she ranked among the top six finalists. In 2016, at The Venetian Theater, in Las Vegas, Nevada, she was one of the judges at the Miss Teen USA 2016 pageant. Parker has written a pageantry book titled Catching the Crown: The Pageant Competition Source.

Lu Parker KTLA

Parker serves at KTLA 5 as a co-anchor for the 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. newscasts. Her first television broadcasting job was in Charleston, South Carolina, for WCSC-TV, where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor for education. She moved to Los Angeles in January 2005 to join Frank Buckley on weekends as the co-anchor for KTLA’s “KTLA Prime News.” In 2007, at 5:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M., Parker started to co-anchor the weekday “KTLA Morning News” Cher Calvin. Parker has been the anchor at KTLA since 2015 for the 1p and 3p newscasts.

For her work, she has received numerous Emmy Awards. On “Larry King Live” and E!, Parker has made appearances. Television Entertainment. In several films and television programs, she has worked, most frequently as a news anchor. She collaborated with Maria Shriver and KTLA in 2016 to produce an inspiring web show entitled The Journey with Lu Parker.

Parker is working at  KTLA 5 where she works alongside other famous  KTLA 5 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Ellina Abovian
  2. Frank Buckley
  3. Liberté Chan
  4. Kimberly Cheng
  5. Samantha Cortese
  6. Rich DeMuro
  7. Dayna Devon
  8. Henry DiCarlo
  9. Kaj Goldberg
  10. Jennifer Gould
  11. Steve Hartman
  12. Kirk Hawkins
  13. Vera Jimenez
  14. Doug Kolk
  15. Mark Kriski
  16. Tim Lynn
  17. Brian Webb
  18. Jennifer McGraw
  19. Andy Riesmeyer
  20. Robert Puente
  21. Mark Mester
  22. David Pingalore
  23. Christina Pascucci
  24. Micah Ohlman
  25. Erin Myers
  26. Kacey Montoya
  27. Lynette Romero
  28. Sam Rubin
  29. Carlos Saucedo
  30. Chris Schauble
  31. Eric Spillman
  32. Megan Telles
  33. Glen Walker
  34. Sara Welch
  35. Chip Yost

Lu Parker Social Media Platforms

Parker is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 16.2k followers on Twitter, over 17.1k followers on Instagram, and over 10.9k followers on Facebook.

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