Samantha Cortese Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, KTLA 5, Net Worth, Salary

Samantha Cortese is an American anchor/reporter working at KTLA 5 as the digital multimedia journalist & co-host of “5 Live,” KTLA’s digital.

Samantha Cortese Biography

Samantha Cortese is an American anchor/reporter working at KTLA 5 News. There she serves as the digital multimedia journalist and co-host of “5 Live,” KTLA’s digital.

Samantha Cortese Age

Cortese was born on August 26 thus she celebrates her birthday on the 26th of August every year. However, she has not revealed the year she was born as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, she might be in her 30’s.

Samantha Cortese Height

Cortese stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Samantha Cortese Family

Cortese’s mother is known as Kathryn Cortese. On January 21, 2021, she posted a photo of her mother holding her while she was a child while she expressed her love for her mother.  Her father is known as Brain Cortese. However, she has not revealed any information about her siblings.

Samantha Cortese Husband | Wedding

Cortese is married to Chris Di Vincenzo who is a producer at ABC7 Los Angeles. They got engaged in April 2017 and later on May 26, 2018, they tied the knot. However, the couple has not yet been blessed with children. In addition, on May 26, 2021, she posted on her Instagram page celebrating her third wedding anniversary.

Samantha Cortese Net Worth

Cortese has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

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Samantha Cortese Salary

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

Samantha Cortese Career

Cortese serves at KTLA 5 News as the digital multimedia journalist and co-host of “5 Live,” KTLA’s digital. Before joining KTLA, she served at KGUN-TV in Tucson where she was a morning anchor. Before that, she was an anchor and reporter at KESQ-TV in Palm Springs. She also worked at KPSP-TV as a morning show producer and web editor.

When coming to her education, Samantha graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Chapman University. Samantha was the founder, producer, and anchor of Chapman News, the only local news show in Orange County.

While still attending Chapman University full-time, she joined the staff at CBS Local 2, making for quite the commute. Samantha was nominated for an Emmy Award, won the Cecil Award for Best TV Show while at Chapman, and was nominated for the Mir Tuhki Award for Journalism Excellence.

At Palm Desert High School and Chapman University, Samantha was a cheerleader. Later, she coached PDHS cheering. She claims that cheerleading was her way of making an influence the game without actually participating, as a serious college football fan. Her hobbies include traveling (mostly to catch a Pac-12 game), all Disney things, and loving her Havapoo rescue called Magic.

Samantha Cortese KTLA 5

Cortese 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. Rich DeMuro
  6. Dayna Devon
  7. Henry DiCarlo
  8. Kaj Goldberg
  9. Jennifer Gould
  10. Steve Hartman
  11. Kirk Hawkins
  12. Vera Jimenez
  13. Doug Kolk
  14. Mark Kriski
  15. Tim Lynn
  16. Brian Webb
  17. Jennifer McGraw
  18. Andy Riesmeyer
  19. Robert Puente
  20. Mark Mester
  21. David Pingalore
  22. Christina Pascucci
  23. Lu Parker
  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

Samantha Cortese Social Media Platforms

Cortese is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 5.6k followers on Twitter, over 2.9k followers on Instagram, and over 10.1k followers on Facebook.

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