Rob Elgas Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Rob Elgas Biography

Rob Elgas is an American anchor/reporter for ABC 7 Eyewitness News since joining the station on July 7, 2015. He anchors the 4 pm news for ABC7 in Chicago alongside Judy Hsu since May of 2016.

Rob Elgas Age

Elgas was born in Arlington Heights and raised in Crystal Lake. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40’s.

Rob Elgas Height

Elgas stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Rob Elgas Family

Elgas 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 Elgas has any siblings. Most of his family now lives in south Texas, just a few hours north of the Mexican border.

Rob Elgas Wife 

Elgas is married to Lissa and the two are living a happy life with their two children. The family resides in the southwest suburbs.

Rob Elgas Net Worth

Elgas has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a reporter/anchor.

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Rob Elgas Salary

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

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

How old is Rob Elgas? Not Available
How tall is Rob Elgas? 5 feet 8 inches
Who is Rob Elgas married to? Lissa
How much money does Rob Elgas earn? $ 45, 000 $ 110, 500
How much is Rob Elgasworth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Rob Elgas Education

Elga graduated from the University of Illinois, where he specialized in agricultural communication and journalism, prior to landing his first job in television.

Rob Elgas Career

On his arrival at Chicago’s most-watched television station, ABC 7’s Vice President of News Jennifer Graves said, “Rob is an accomplished journalist who has confirmed a strong connection with Chicago viewers during his 13 years covering Chicago and suburbs. We are also thrilled to have him as part of our news team”. Elgas, a Chicago area native, brings more than two decades of news experience to ABC 7.

Prior to joining ABC 7, he was working at NBC 5 in Chicago where he anchored the early afternoon news and reported for the late evening news. An award-winning journalist, he has received several Emmy Awards including an Emmy for breaking news coverage of a devastating tornado in the area. He reported from Naplate, Illinois after a tornado outbreak devastated the small town. He as well co-hosted an Emmy award-winning broadcast of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade with Cheryl Burton, Janet Davies, and Judy Hsu.

Throughout his career, he had been honored with Associated Press and Awards for his live breaking news reporting of protests in 2014 in Chicago. He received Emmy Awards for co-hosting various specials, including a Winter Olympic special, “Hometown Hopeful,” featuring Chicago Olympians. He has covered two Olympics, Italy, the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, and the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He has traveled to D.C. For the State of the Union, Washington, and included breaking information in California and Texas for ABC 7. But his maximum memorable project become overlaying the ancient World Series win through the Chicago Cubs, becoming a member of Mark Giangreco and Jim Rose in Cleveland for breaking information insurance of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.

Before his return to Chicago in 2002, he worked for ABC 7 in El Paso, Texas. He was a weekend anchor prior to co-anchoring the morning show from 2000-2002. He began his broadcasting career behind the lens in Champaign-Urbana, working as a photographer for WICD-TV.

Rob Elgas ABC7 Chicago

Elgas is currently working at ABC7 where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Alan Krashesky
  2. Stacey Sager
  3. David Novarro
  4. Val Warner
  5. Paul Meincke
  6. Diane Pathieu
  7. Eric Horng
  8. John Garcia
  9. Michelle Gallardo
  10. Evelyn Holmes
  11. Jessica D’Onofrio
  12. Sarah Schulte
  13. Leah Hope
  14. Janet Davies
  15. John Idler
  16. Samantha Chatman
  17. Jason Knowles
  18. Chuck Goudie
  19. Larry Mowry
  20. Mark Rivera
  21. Stacey Baca
  22. Dionne Miller
  23. Phil Schwarz
  24. Karen Jordan
  25. Ravi Baichwal
  26. Roz Varon
  27. Tracy Butler
  28. Jim Rose
  29. Terrell Brown
  30. Hosea Sanders
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma

Rob Elgas Social Media Platforms

Elgas is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 18.3k followers on Twitter, and over 16.9k followers on Facebook.