From being the Miss Universe USA 1994 to the anchor of KTLA News, Lu Parker has always managed to captivate the hearts of the viewers with her elegant appearance. Francis Louise “Lu” Parker is an American journalist who is best known for co-anchoring ‘KTLA Morning News’ along with Cher Calvin. She is also the founder of ‘Lu Parker Project’ and has authored a book titled, ‘Catching the Crown: The Source for Pageant Competition.’
Lu Parker got Arrested at LAX on Suspicion of Petty Theft!
The KTLA news anchor was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on November 2 of 2016 after a passenger alleged her of taking headphones during security screening. The spokesperson for Los Angeles Police reported that the incident occurred when a passenger moving through the Transportation Security Administration in Terminal 6 realized a personal belonging was missing.
Parker, however, explained that she was willing to find the owner, but couldn’t find the one, and decided to board the flight with the headphones. The reporter was prohibited from boarding the flight, and later booked and charged with theft. She agreed to enter the diversion program with attorney’s office which allowed her to avoid being convicted or having a criminal record. So, no charges were filed against her.
Career Works of Lu Parker:
Lu Parker began her television broadcasting career with WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina where she served as an education reporter and fill-in anchor. Later, she was hired by KABB TV as weekend anchor and reporter. In 2003, she became the host for ‘Great Day SA.’
The newscaster moved to Los Angeles, where she joined Frank Buckley as a co-anchor for KTLA’s ‘KTLA Prime News.’ The news reporter has also made her appearance on ‘Larry King Live’ and ‘E! Entertainment Television.’
How much is Lu Parker’s Net Worth?
Lu Parker reportedly enjoys a hefty net worth of $1.6 million dollars. She collected the revenue from the salary she receives at KABB TV and KTLA. Since 2016, the news anchor partnered with Maria Shriver and KTLA and has been running a website titled ‘The Path with Lu Parker,’ which also helps in adding her earnings.
Is Parker Married? Or Searching for an Ideal Husband?
The newscaster was previously in a romantic relationship with Antonio Villaraigosa, who is a Mayor of Los Angeles. Parker and her former boyfriend started dating in the arch of 2009 and stayed together for more than three years.
Since their split in May 2012, the anchor has become more secretive regarding her relationship status and whereabouts. As of now, she is neither married and nor shows the hints of welcoming husband in the days to come. There are chances of her being in a secret relationship, but nothing of that sort has made to the media.
Her Short Bio:
Based on wiki sites, Lu Parker aged 49 was born on 16th April of 1968, Anderson, South Carolina, United States. The news broadcaster belongs to white ethnicity and is gifted with an average height of 5 feet and 9 inches. The American national went to College of Charleston, and later received masters’ degree in Arts from The Citadel.