Russ Spencer Bio, Wiki, Age, wife, FOX 5 Atlanta, Net Worth, and Salary

Russ Spencer Biography

Russ Spencer is an American journalist who serves FOX 5 Atlanta as an anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news on FOX 5 Atlanta. He joined the station in 1995 and has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades. 

Russ Spencer Age

Spencer was born and raised up outside Philadelphia. He likes to keep his personal life private and 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 50’s.

Russ Spencer Height

Spencer stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Russ Spencer Family

Spencer is the son of Russell B. Spencer, Jr. of Malvern and Clare. His parents met at DuPont Company where his father first worked and later got married in 1958. His father died on 18 September 2016 at his home at the age of 90. He died after a brave battle with leukemia.

Spencer said that his dad was in good spirits until the end, full of faith, and surrounded by the people who love him. His grandparents were Russ Sr. and Blanche who had built a home at the end of Poplar Avenue on what is now Radnor Street Road in 1925, a year before Spencer’s father (Russell B. Spencer, Jr.) was born. He has a sister named Susan who is married to Eric. Through Susan, Spencer has two nieces Julia and Sophia.

Russ Spencer Wife

Spencer is married to his longtime girlfriend Isa, whom he met in the classroom next door. The couple lives in Johns Creek together with their six children, four of whom attended the University of Georgia.

Spencer Russs photo
Spencer Russs photo

Russ Spencer Net Worth

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

Russ Spencer Salary

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

Russ Spencer Education

After completing his high school education, Spencer attended and graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in English literature.

Russ Spencer Career

Spencer serves FOX 5 Atlanta as an anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news on FOX 5 Atlanta. He joined the station in 1995 and has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades.

Spencer started his TV career in Pennsylvania. He as well worked in North Carolina and Denver before making Atlanta home. Spencer took a break from television to teach school and work as a freelance journalist in Central America in the late 1980s. Russ became fluent in Spanish with the intention of becoming a foreign correspondent.

In 1990, Spencer was in Central America to report on the historic vote overthrowing the Sandinistas in Nicaragua. Russ has as well reported from the Middle East – briefly. He has been awarded 13 Regional Emmy Awards during his time in Atlanta, including seven for Best Newscast and three for Best Anchor.

Russ Spencer Fox 5 Atlanta

Spencer is working at  Fox 5 Atlanta where he works alongside other famous  Fox 5 Atlanta anchors and reporters including;

  1. Phil Kent
  2. Randy Travis
  3. Alex Whittler
  4. Janice Yu
  5. Christine Sperow
  6. Doug Evans
  7. Alyse Eady
  8. Deidra Dukes
  9. Denise Dillon
  10. Morse Diggs
  11. Cody Chaffins
  12. David Chandley
  13. Courtney Bryant
  14. Ryan Beesley
  15. Katie Beasley
  16. Claire Simms
  17. Dale Russell
  18. Ken Rodriguez
  19. Aungelique Proctor
  20. Ron Gant
  21. Buck Lanford
  22. Lori Geary
  23. Tom Haynes
  24. Emilie Ikeda
  25. Janelle King
  26. Dana Fowle
  27. Natalie Fultz
  28. Joanne Feldman
  29. Marc Teichner
  30. Sharon Lawson
  31. Paul Milliken
  32. Kelly Price
  33. Kaitlyn Pratt

Russ Spencer Social Media Platforms

Spencer is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 5k followers on Twitter and over 33k followers on Facebook.

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