Wisdom Martin Biography
Wisdom Martin is an American News/Sports Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 DC since joining the station in the year 2003. He currently anchors the morning newscasts on FOX5DC, from 4 a.m. – 6 a.m., and co-hosts Good Day DC from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., from Monday to Friday.
Wisdom Martin Age
Martin is 36 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 25, 1985, in the United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 25th of September every year.
Wisdom Martin Height
Martin stands at a height of approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Wisdom Martin Family
Martin was raised with his loving parents, whose names are currently unknown. His dad is a United States military army veteran. Martin has a brother, who is married.
Wisdom Martin Wife
Martin is married to his lovely spouse, Monifa Martin. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children, 2 daughters, and 1 son. One of the daughters is 18 years old as of 2021, having been born in the year 2003. The son’s name is Wisdom Martin, and is 14 years old as of 2021, having been born in the year 2007.
Wisdom Martin Net Worth
Martin has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News/Sports Anchor/Reporter.
Wisdom Martin Salary
Martin earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Wisdom Martin Career
Martin serves at FOX 5 DC as a Morning News Anchor and Host. A proud alumnus of Jackson State University, Martin began his TV career while a student at the university. He got his start at an ABC-affiliated television station in Jackson, Mississippi, WAPT-TV, where his role was to run the teleprompter on the weekends. He later transitioned to sports reporter, editor, and news photographer for the weekend programs. This was before he graduated from the university.
From there, he went to work for KSEE-TV in Fresno, California as sports and news reporter/anchor, then to WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. Later on, he moved to CNN in Atlanta to serve as a weekend anchor, then to WKRN-TV in Nashville Tennessee as a news anchor/reporter. After that, he now joined FOX 5 DC.
Martin has reported live on everything from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to the murder of Washington Redskins football player Sean Taylor in Miami. He was also the first reporter to cover live on the scene of FOX 5’s award-winning coverage of the serial bank robberies in Washington.
Martin has been passionate about TV broadcasting since he was young. He used to watch the evening news, which had co-anchors, Peter Jennings, Max Robinson, and Walter Kronkite, instead of watching cartoons like what most children do. He would also watch the NFL pregame shows every Sunday. During his leisure, he likes working on his body fitness, volunteering time to speak to various schools, cooking, or even coaching kids baseball and basketball.
Wisdom Martin FOX 5 DC
Martin is currently working at FOX 5 DC where he works alongside other famous FOX 5 DC anchors and reporters including;
- Jim Lokay
- Marina Marraco
- Marissa Mitchell
- Holly Morris
- Caitlin Roth
- Mike Thomas
- Gwen Tolbart
- Maureen Umeh
- Tucker Barnes
- Steve Chenevey
- Erin Como
- Jennifer Delgado
- Angie Goff
- Tisha Lewis
Wisdom Martin Social Media Platforms
Martin is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 26.9K followers on Twitter.