Rosanna Scotto Biography
Rosanna Scotto is an American 3-time Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 NY since joining the station in the year 1986. She currently co-hosts the morning show, Good Day New York. She formerly co-hosted the show with Greg Kelly.
Rosanna Scotto Age
Scotto is 63 years old as of 2021. She was born on April 29, 1958, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 29th of April every year.
Rosanna Scotto Height
Scotto stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).
Rosanna Scotto Family
Scotto was raised in Brooklyn, New York City, with her loving parents, Anthony Scotto(dad) and Marion Anastasio(mom). His dad was born on May 10, 1934, and passed away on August 21, 2021, when he was 87 years old. He was an American New York mobster, as well as a labor union racketeer in the Gambino crime family. He was ruling the Brooklyn waterfront. Anthony was raised with his father-in-law, Anthony Anastasio. Scotto spent her youth and childhood with her 3 siblings, whose information is currently under review. She has a cousin who serves as a news correspondent at NY1 news, Michael Scotto.
Rosanna Scotto Husband
Scotto is married to her lovely spouse, Louis Ruggiero. Louis works as a lawyer. The couple tied the knot in the year 1986. They take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, Jenna Ruggiero(Daughter) and Louis “L.J.” Ruggiero(Son). Scotto is a Catholic and has enrolled her children in Catholic schools. The family currently resides in News York City.
Rosanna Scotto Net Worth
Scotto has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Rosanna Scotto Salary
Scotto earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Rosanna Scotto Education
Scotto is a proud alumnus of The Catholic University of America, where, in the year 1980, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She holds honorary doctorates from both St. John’s University and Mount St. Mary College.
Rosanna Scotto Career
Scotto serves at FOX 5 NY as a Co-anchor. She previously anchored the 5 pm and 10 pm newscasts alongside Ernie Anastos. Also, she was anchoring the Fox 5 Live 11 am news. Scotto has been the lead female anchor since the year 1990. Other than her journalism job, she also works as a part-owner of Fresco by Scotto, the family’s New York City restaurant. There she assists in the kitchen, as well as greets diners.
Scotto got her start at Ted Turner’s UHF television station in Atlanta, Georgia, WTBS-TV. There she served as a News Reporter for 2 local programs, as well as an Associate Producer of the WTBS’s evening newscast. She then moved back to her hometown New York in the early 1980s, to work for WABC-TV as a news reporter of “Good Morning New York,” which ultimately became “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.” She spent a year at “The Morning Show” and “Good Morning New York” and then joined the stations’ “Eyewitness News”, where she served as a news reporter. After that, she then joined WNYW-FOX 5.
Her job as a reporter has taken her to various places including Rome, Israel, and across the United States. She has won an endless string of coveted assignments including the case of the other woman in the Christie Brinkley divorce, the first exclusive interview with Diana Bianchi, and the trials of Joel Steinberg and the “Swiss Nanny.” Also, the notorious “Preppie Murder Trial” and the Mia Farrow/Woody Allen child custody battle. Scotto is also the leading path of FOX 5 news to the forefront in getting Marty Tankleff a new trial and being granted an exclusive interview with him in jail.
She holds 3 Emmy Awards for her work as an anchor of Good Day New York, as well as FOX 5 News at 10. Also, she holds the 1995 New York State Associated Press First Place Award for her work as a reporter of “New York Survival Guide”. Additionally, Scotto holds 3 other Associated Press First Place Awards, including 2 special Associated Press Award nominations. She has volunteered in the community in different ways, and for that, she holds a host of honors and awards.
Rosanna Scotto FOX 5 NY
Scotto is currently working at FOX 5 NY where she works alongside other famous FOX 5 NY anchors and reporters including;
- Mike Woods
- Dan Bowens
- Tina Cervasio
- Nick Gregory
- Bianca Peters
- Audrey Puente
- Lori Stokes
- Chris Welch
- Ines Rosales
Rosanna Scotto Social Media Platforms
Scotto is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 71.2K followers on Twitter.