Anthony Ponce Biography
Anthony Ponce is an American Reporter/Anchor working for FOX 32 News Chicago since joining the station in 2018. Prior to joining the station, he worked at NBC Chicago.
Anthony Ponce Education
He is a proud graduate of Northwestern University where he received his Master’s degree in journalism. He then joined Indiana University where he did his undergraduate degree.
Anthony Ponce Career
Ponce is a Reporter/Anchor at FOX 32 News Chicago. He drives for Lyft, bringing you his passengers’ stories and opinions. He is a veteran Chicago journalist who grew up in the northern suburbs. Ponce gained national attention in July 2016 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 his audiences the wide-ranging, touching, hilarious, sometimes bizarre, and always brings real conversations he has with his passengers. He joined FOX 32 to co-anchor Good Day Chicago in 2018 and went ahead to launch Backseat Rider as a news segment. Prior to joining FOX 32, he worked as a reporter/anchor at NBC Chicago for nearly a decade and spent years as a reporter in Indiana.
Anthony Ponce Age
Ponce was born in Chicago, Indiana, and manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. He is approximately 40 years old as of 2021. We will update this information once information regarding his dates of birth are available to the public.
Anthony Ponce Height
Ponce stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Anthony Ponce Family
Ponce was born and raised in Chicago to his parents, Phil Pounce, his father who also happens to be a journalist. Phil is well known as the Chicago television journalist and hosts Chicago tonight. He is also the son of Ann Ponce, his mother who is a Chicago portrait and landscape artist.
He was raised alongside one brother, Dan Ponce, and one sister, Marie Ponce. Dan happens to be a television personality who is based in Chicago working as a journalist for WGN-TV, and as a radio talk show host on WLS-AM(890). He also happens to be the founder of the renowned acapella group Straight No Chaser. His sister happens to be a Chicago-based commercial and fashion portrait photographer.
Anthony Ponce Wife
Ponce is married to Maggie and the couple resides on the North Side. Together, the duo happens to be proud parents to their son, Theo.
Anthony Ponce Net Worth
Ponce has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Reporter/Anchor.
Anthony Ponce Salary
Ponce earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.