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Shirleen Allicot Wiki, Bio, Age, Wedding, Husband, Affair, Pregnant, Baby

Updated On: 08 Oct, 2018

Shirleen Allicot Wiki, Bio, Age, Wedding, Husband, Affair, Pregnant, Baby

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 15
Citizenship American
Profession Co-Anchor
Education Hofstra University
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Jesse Gilmer
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity African-American
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Shayla (Daughter)

Not only news anchors are responsible for covering current events and presenting them to audiences, but they are also supposed to educate people on the issues that make the significant impact in the society.

Shirleen Allicot, the co-anchor in “Eyewitness News This Morning” and “Eyewitness News at Noon,” has been carrying this job of informing audience from a very long time. She has also worked with News 12 Connecticut, News 12 Long Island and News 12 the Bronx.

Career And Profession

Shirleen Allicot was the co-anchor of “Action News at four” on WPVI and “Action News” at ten on WPHL in Philadelphia before coming to WABC.

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She covered everything from the news of ‘Hurricane Sandy’ and ‘Boston Marathon Bombings’ to the recent Amtrak derailment story while she worked there. She interviewed Michelle Obama and covered live in Chicago for Oprah's final farewell.

She previously worked as the writer, videographer, and editor of her own stories and anchored the weekday morning newscast including News 12 Connecticut, News 12 Long Island, and News 12 the Bronx.

With years of experience and role of being an anchorwoman; her net worth must be more than a million.

Wedding Anniversary In Paris; Expresses Sadness To Leave Her Daughter

Shirleen and her husband, Jesse is engaged in a romantic relationship for the past few years. The duo celebrated their wedding anniversary in late June 2018 in Paris, France. It was a dream celebration for the couple who traveled the city of love in a blue chopper. 

Shirleen and her beau, Jesse celebrate their wedding anniversary on 25 June 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

However, the anchor hasn’t shared many details about her wedding, but her frequent social media posts make it evident that they share a lovely marital bond. But she announced that she was pregnant in 2017 and later revealed that she was 38th week pregnant.

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Shirleen Allicot sharing a moment with husband, Jesse in June 2016 (Photo: Instagram)

Shirleen welcomed her baby daughter, Shayla Joëlle Gilmer on 15 March 2017. Her baby, who weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces, and 20 inches long, made her TV debut on her mother’s show, Eyewitness News at Noon on 17 March 2017.


Shirleen and Jesse candid moment with their daughter, Shyala in July 2017 (Photo: Instagram)

She is strictly professional but had to choose between her toddler girl and assignment of Royal wedding in May 2018. Shirleen then fulfilled her responsibility as an anchor and attended the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Princess Meghan Markle. On 14 May 2018, she cooked a lovely dinner for her daughter and asked her mother to handle the sadness of leaving. After that, she subsequently took off for London. As of now, she relished moment with her only kid and better half.

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Short Bio

As per a wiki source, her parents moved to the United States when she was three years old as she was born in Guyana. Her ethnicity is Afro- American and is an American by nationality.

She graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism. She celebrates her birthday on 15 August and reportedly ages around 44.  However, she is yet to confirm her age and birthdate. Besides that, she enjoys an impressive height which enhances her appearance.