Rhonda Walker Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WDIQ-TV, Family, Husband, Net Worth, and Salary

Rhonda Walker Biography

Rhonda Walker is an American Anchor and Reporter working for WDIQ-TV as a weekday morning co-anchor for the 2 am newscasts. She has been working for the station since 2003.

Rhonda Walker Age

Walker was born on 20th November in Detroit. This is according to a post on her instagram account on 14th February 2021. She has however not disclosed the year she was born but she might be in her 40s.

Rhonda Walker Height

Walker stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 5 inches.

Rhonda Walker Family

Walker was born in Detroit to Dr Ronald Gillum(father) and her mother Harriette Gillum. Walker’s parents tied the knot in December 1963 and have been married for more than 60 years. She was raised in Lansing alongside her two siblings a brother Ronnie and a sister Robin Gamble.

Rhonda Walker Husband

Walker is happily married to Jason and they tied the knot on 31st August 2019. The couple met through a blind date introduction by their mutual friend in 2014. Jason was born in October 1981 and is 42 years old as of 2023. When she is not working, she loves to spend time time with family and friends, go golfing, and shopping, travel with her husband, dine out, volunteer, and enjoy Michigan summers.

Rhonda Walker’s Net Worth

Walker has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

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Rhonda Walker’s photo

Rhonda Walker Salary

Walker earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Rhonda Walker Education

After graduating from high school, Walker joined Michigan State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication.

Rhonda Walker Career

Walker works as a weekday morning co-anchor for the 2 am newscasts at WDIQ-TV. At WDIQ-TV, she has been a driving force in energizing and preparing Detroiters for their day. However, Walker contributions goes far beyond her anchoring duties.

Throughout her life, she has remained dedicated to serving the Detroit community. Her commitment to giving back and empowering others is evident through her nearly 75 appearances each year. During the appearances, she serves as a motivational speaker and supports various charitable events. This has not only made her a leader in her field but also as a pillar of service within the greater Detroit community. Over the past 8 years, Walker efforts have been recognized, earning her awards and honors from over 50 different community, corporate, and professional organizations. These accolades span a variety of categories, including community service, youth empowerment, leadership, and professional media recognition.

Walker’s awards includes prestigious honors such as the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award and the Congressional Black Caucus Michigan Delegation Community Change Agent Award. She has also been recognized for her commitment to philanthropy by receiving the Neal Shine Award for Excellence in Media Commitment to Philanthropy, among others.

Beyond her professional achievements, Walker is actively involved in various organizations. This organizations includes serving as a board trustee at Harper/Hutzel and Detroit Receiving Hospitals and as an active member of the Renaissance Chapter of the Links Inc. Additionally, Walker is the founder and president of the Rhonda Walker Foundation, now in its 21st year(2024).

Through this foundation, she has started comprehensive programs aimed at empowering inner-city teen girls through education, career development, mentoring, and college preparation. The foundation’s efforts have resulted in impressive outcomes, including a 100% high school graduation and college enrollment rate among program participants, along with a 95% college graduation rate.

In addition to this, Walker launched initiatives such as the Give and Get Fit program in 2011 to promote healthy lifestyles among RWF teens and families. She also launched the RWF Academy at 5 partner middle schools in spring 2019, furthering her commitment to uplifting her community.

Rhonda Walker WDIQ-TV

Walker is working at WDIQ-TV where she works alongside other famous WDIQ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Devin Scillian
  2. Karen Drew
  3. Christy McDonald
  4. Pamela Osborne
  5. Kim DeGiulio
  6. Darnell Blackburn

Rhonda Walker Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 38.5k followers on Instagram.

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