Anthony Ponce Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, FOX 32 News, Net Worth, and Salary

Anthony Ponce Biography

Anthony Ponce is an American journalist who serves FOX 32 News as a co-anchor of Good Day Chicago and launched Backseat Rider as a news segment. He joined the station in 2018. Previously, he served as NBC Chicago as a reporter and anchor. 

Anthony Ponce Age

Ponce is 42 years old as of 2021. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Anthony Ponce Height

Ponce stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Anthony Ponce Family

Ponce is the son of Ann Ponce and Phil Ponce an American journalist and television presenter. His father is best known as a Chicago television journalist who hosts Chicago Tonight, a nightly television magazine of news and culture on WTTW 11. His mother is a Chicago portrait and landscape artist.

Anthony Ponce Siblings

Ponce has two siblings, Dan Ponce and Maria Ponce. His brother is a Chicago television journalist for WGN-TV, a radio talk show host on WLS-AM, and founder of the renowned Cappella group Straight No Chaser.

Dan is the founder of the Cappella group, Straight No Chaser, and was a television reporter with ABC7 (WLS-TV) in Chicago for three years before leaving in January 2009. His sister is a Chicago-based commercial and fashion portrait photographer.

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Anthony Ponce Wife

Ponce is married to Maggie and the couple resides on the North Side with their son, Theo. Maggie gave birth to the couple’s first child in 2016.

Anthony Ponce Net Worth

Ponce has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Reporter/Anchor.

Anthony Ponce Salary

Ponce earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

Anthony Ponce Career

Ponce serves FOX 32 News as a co-anchor of Good Day Chicago and launched Backseat Rider as a news segment. He joined the station in 2018. Previously, he served as NBC Chicago as a reporter and anchor.

He drives for Lyft, bringing you his passengers’ stories and opinions. He is a veteran Chicago journalist who grew up in the northern suburbs. In July 2016, Ponce gained national attention when he left his job in TV news to become a full-time Lyft driver, launching the podcast Backseat Rider.

As a Lyft-driving storyteller, he brings audiences the wide-ranging, hilarious, touching, sometimes bizarre, and always real conversations he has with his passengers.“Listening is a lost art form,” Ponce told CNN. “What I think is missing right now in our national dialogue is aggressive listening.”

Prior to joining FOX 32, he spent nearly a decade as a reporter/anchor at NBC Chicago and spent years as a reporter in Indiana. In returning to television, his goal is to remind Chicagoans that while specific issues can be divisive, we have a lot more in common than is often depicted on the news. Ponce has a Master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and did his undergrad at Indiana University.

Anthony Ponce FOX 32

Ponce is working at FOX 32 where he works alongside other famous FOX 32 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Scott Schneider
  2. Taylor Gleason
  3. Joanie Lum
  4. Dane Placko
  5. Mark Strehl
  6. Bill Zwecker
  7. Corey McPherrin
  8. Roseanne Tellez
  9. Sylvia Perez
  10. Anita Padilla
  11. Terrence Lee
  12. Brittney Payton
  13. Elizabeth Matthews
  14. Kaitlin Cody
  15. Brittany Garzillo
  16. Jake Hamilton
  17. Dawn Hasbrouck
  18. Tia Ewing
  19. Natalie Bomke
  20. Bill Bellis
  21. Michelle Alegria
  22. Mike Caplan
  23. Lou Canellis

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