Kenny Crumpton Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, FOX 8 – WJW

Kenny Crumpton is an American Emmy Award-winning Reporter & Anchor working for WJW – FOX 8 in Cleveland, Ohio as a feature reporter.

Kenny Crumpton Biography

Kenny Crumpton is an American Emmy Award-winning Reporter and Anchor working for WJW – FOX 8 in Cleveland, Ohio as a feature reporter. He joined the station in the year 1999.

Kenny Crumpton Age

Crumpton is 55 years old as of 2022. He was born on December 17, 1967, in Ft. Eustis, Virginia, United States, on an Army base. He celebrates his birthday on the 17th of December every year.

Kenny Crumpton Height

Crumpton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).

Kenny Crumpton Family

Crumpton was born to his loving parents whose names are unknown. He grew up in Ft. Eustis, Virginia. There is no information regarding him having any siblings. However, in the year 2015, Crumpton was interviewing a man on FOX 8 who was of average height just like Crumpton and was in the same clothes as the reporter. The title of the interview was “Kenny Twin’s reveal of his brother.”

Kenny Crumpton Wife

Crumpton has managed to keep his personal life quite private from the limelight hence he has not disclosed whether he is in any relationship, engaged, or married to anyone at the moment. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship. Some fans also wonder whether Crumpton is gay. He has not yet disclosed anything to do with his sexuality. However, there will be an update as soon as any information regarding his dating and sexuality is available.

Kenny Crumpton Salary

Crumpton receives an annual salary of $40,000 – $110,500, which he earns through working as an Anchor and Reporter for FOX 8 – WJW.

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Kenny Crumpton Net Worth

Crumpton has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $1 Million – $5 Million, which he earns through his career as a journalist.

Kenny Crumpton Career

Crumpton serves at FOX 8 – WJW as a Morning Show/Feature reporter on “Kickin It With Kenny”. His adventures on WJW – FOX 8 News in The Morning began on a cold day. Shortly after fans toured Crumpton’s “empty” apartment, they found him swimming with dolphins in 19-degree weather! Before joining the station, he served at KJEO-TV in sunny Fresno, California.

Crumpton’s antics have placed him; skydiving out of a plane at 12,000 feet, standing atop Terminal Tower (575 feet above ground), wrestling a bear, riding a circus elephant, and jumping off a 30-foot platform into Lake Erie. Also, hanging out in a shark tank with 8 sharks, feeding a 500-pound tiger “inside” the cage, and trading steps with Broadway-great Ben Vereen.

Crumpton is a board member of The Celebrity Soul Food Cook-off and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “Halloween Bash.” He has also worked in assisting in raising funds for many charitable organizations such as Cleveland Food Bank, the Diabetes Association, United Way Foundation, the Easter Seals, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and NFL Charities.

He began his career in journalism in 1990 summer when he served at KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas as a fill-in anchor and general assignment reporter. For his work there, he earned 2 regional first-place honors for “Best Series Reporting” and “Best Spot News Coverage.” Crumpton’s 5-part series called “The Struggle of the African-American Farmer” earned an honorable mention from NABBJ – the National Association of Black Broadcast Journalists.

At KJEO, Crumpton reported on many stories and earned national attention. Some of these stories include the Yosemite Murders, the massive flooding of Central Valley, California’s 1st Violent Crime Suppression Unit, the Sierra National Forest Fires, and the crashing of a jet in Fresno. In Fresno, Crumpton ran one marathon to raise awareness and funds for the Leukemia Society. He was also a board member of the Fresno Reads program. Crumpton also assisted in bringing awareness to the significance of bone-marrow registration and blood donation.

Crumpton’s commitment to the community won him 2 Fresno Chapter NAACP Image Awards. He also earned recognition from Jim Patterson (Fresno Mayor) and Jim Costa (California Senator). When coming to his education, he is a proud cum laude graduate of the School of Communications at Howard University.

During his leisure time, he likes to golf, explore the outdoors skydive, climb rocks, bodysurf, rollerblade, and play various local organized sports such as softball, volleyball, and football. Crumpton is also a self-described snowboarding freak and a percussionist who writes poetry “when inspired!”

Kenny Crumpton Arrested

In early 2013, Crumpton got arrested by Lakewood police after ‘allegedly’ driving drunk on a Friday night. He was charged with Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated (OVI). According to the reports of the police, his SUV car was seen veering across Detroit Avenue around 10:30 PM. He failed to use a turn signal before heading south on Orchard Grove Lane and failed to halt before entering the intersection.

One police stated that he could smell a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage coming from his mouth breath, he had glassy eyes, and his speech was slurred slightly. Ultimately, Crumpton had to get out of the car for a sobriety test and was asked to step heel to toe and stand on one leg. Crumpton however scheduled to appear in court and he was forgiven after repeatedly apologizing.

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