Ernie Anastos Salary, Net Worth, Fox 5, Wife, Family

Published On: 17 Oct, 2018

Ernie Anastos Salary, Net Worth, Fox 5, Wife, Family

The TV anchor and reporter, Ernie Anastos holds a relished professional career with more than 30 awards and nominations. The 74 years old Fox 5 News presenter also created Positively Ernie for making the world a better place through inspirational news and stories. 

Ernie, who has his career in reporting and media for more than four decades, enjoys the vast experiences and enjoys massive fortune accumulated from his prolific career.

How Much Is Ernie Anastos' Salary & Net Worth?

Ernie Anastos is one of the wealthiest American TV anchors of the era. He garners his net worth from the professional career in media and anchoring. The net worth of Ernie is estimated to be 3.5 million dollars and he is entitled to the salary of $350 thousand per year. 

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He stepped in the media and anchoring field since his graduation in degree in mid-1970's. He worked as a newsman in NBZ-FM in Boston. He served as an anchor at WCBS-TV in 1989 and also hosted a show, Our Home in Lifetime, which is an American Pay Television Channel. 

Besides that, Ernie worked as an anchor and reporter for CBS This Morning and CBS Late News. He also appeared on eight seasons, episode 10 of the American Television Series, 24. 

Ernie is one of the board Trustees at New York Institute of Technology since 2014. He is an anchor and host for the Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City since 2005 where he presents unique and positive news stories at 6 p. News.

During his career life, he was awarded more than 30 awards including “Lifetime Emmy Award,” which is the highest honors given for the distinctive sustenance in TV reporting industry. He was awarded for the Outstanding Single Newscast at 10, Host/Producer Original TV Series: Positively Ernie, and Reporter Outstanding News Story: Heart Stop Teen at Fox 5. Besides, he has smashed the awards from WCBS-TV, WABC-TV, WWOR-TV, and others.

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Long-Term Relationship With Wife

Ernie Anastos, age 74, is married to Kelly Anastos, with whom he has sustained his marriage for many decades. The couple welcomed their daughter Nina Anastos in 1970, who is also a news anchors for the evening news at WTZA. The couple also has another child, a son named Philip.

Besides that, his relationship and family status remain beyond the curtain, but he usually attends the public events and weddings with his wife, Kelly Anastos.

Ernie Anastos and his wife Kelly Anastos attended the wedding of Andrea Catsimatidis and Christopher Nixon Cox in New York City in 2011 (Photo:

Currently, the couple resides in New York City and frequently goes out for the vacation in Greece with their family including their children and four grandchildren. 

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Short Bio

Ernie Anastos was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S, in 1945. He belongs to the mixed ethnicity with the Greek-American descent. 

He attended the Northeastern University in Boston, from where he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Arts. He also holds the degree of the doctorate from Columbia University and Manhattanville College.