Cheryl Burton Wiki: Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Salary

By Ravi Lama | Updated On: 30 May, 2018
Cheryl Burton Wiki: Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 25, 1962 Age 58 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single Husband/Spouse Jim Rose (M. 1986–1995)
Divorced Yes Once Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth N/A Ethnicity African-American
Children/Kids Not Yet Height 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Education B.S. in Psychology and Biology

American-born news anchor, Cheryl Burton is known as the news anchor for ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) in Chicago, Illinois. She also worked for the station's 5 p.m. newscast alongside Alan Krashesky. Cheryl is also a cheerleader and has been inspiring people. She was a part of the Chicago Honey Bears cheerleading squad for the Chicago Bears for three seasons.

How Much Is Cheryl Burton's Net Worth?

Cheryl Burton gathered the net worth as being the new anchor. As per the paysa, the estimated salary of ABC 7 Chicago News Anchor is $79,574. Cheryl has been working for news station since 1992, so she draws a higher salary than an average news anchor.

News anchor Cheryl started her career in broadcasting in 1989 working in association with WGN-TV in Chicago as co-anchor of "MBR: The Minority Business Report." Working with the news agency, she earned the salary of around $81,230 for her job.

Later, she joined KWCH-DT in Wichita, Kansas and worked there from 1990 to 1992. Thus, it added a considerable amount of fortune. Further, in 2003, Cheryl was appointed as weekday co-anchor which increased revenue to her wealth. Alongside her career in Journalism, she gathered some money as being cheerleader.

Divorce With Sports Anchor Husband!

Cheryl Burton was in a dating relationship with ABC 7 sports reporter Jim Rose. The two started dating when Cheryl was a cheerleader for Chicago Bears. In January 1986, her then-boyfriend Jim, purposed with an engagement ring.

In the same year, Cheryl married Tim. They had a low-key wedding ceremony with few of their closed friends and family. But after nine years of being together, the blissful relationship of Cheryl and Jim turned to a tragic ending as the pair filed for a divorce in 1995. 

Cheryl Burton divorced her husband, Tim in 1995. (Photo:

As of now, Cheryl has secluded her personal life and is reportedly unmarried after her separation with the first husband.

Cheryl Burton's Family

Cheryl Burton had a great attachment to her parents. She shared the wedding photo of her late dad and mom on Valentine's Day. Also, she mentioned them as the great motivation who taught her the meaning of life. Cheryl's mother died at the age of 87. Her mother was a teacher and served for military too. On 10 May 2018, she shared the photo of her late mother and wished her on Mother's Day.

Cheryl Burton wishes her late mother on Mother's Day 2018. (Photo: Facebook)

She has four siblings, three sisters, and one brother named, William. She has great bonding with her older brother William.

Short Bio

Cheryl Burton, 55, was born on 25 December 1962 at Provident Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Cheryl went to Lindblom Technical High School and completed her high schooling there. She completed her graduation in Psychology and Biology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Holding an American nationality, Cheryl belongs to Afro-American ethnicity as per wiki.