Lourdes Duarte Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WGN-TV, Husband, Family, Net Worth, and Salary

Lourdes Duarte is an American co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 4pm. Before her role on the evening news, She was co-anchor of the WGN Morning News and a reporter for WGN News at Nine.

Lourdes Duarte Biography

Lourdes Duarte is an American co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 4 pm. Before her role on the evening news, She was co-anchor of the WGN Morning News and a reporter for WGN News at Nine.

In September of 2007, She joined WGN-TV as a general assignment reporter for the WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine and Investigative Reporter. In addition, she has won Emmy Award Four times. Duarte graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication

Lourdes Duarte Career

Before joining WGN-TV, She worked for three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor for the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan, and WJBK-TV. Besides, she spent two years as a reporter for WXIN-TV in Indianapolis. While there, Duarte launched and hosted the station’s public affairs program, “Hoy en Dia,” and anchored daily news cut-ins in Spanish for radio station WEDJ-FM.

Prior to this, she was a reporter in Peoria at WHOI-TV and at Metro Networks in Miami, Florida for radio stations WLRN-FM and WTMI-FM. Duarte got her start here in Chicago, working as a freelance reporter for Telemundo. She is a four-time Emmy Award winner. Duarte as well has received an Emmy nomination for a story on deportation.

She and a WGN photographer were aboard the plane that transported undocumented immigrants to their home country. Duarte as well hosts “Adelante Chicago” on WGN. She was picked as one of DePaul University’s 14 Under 40 and is on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Communication in 2009.

Lourdes Duarte Age

She was born in 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She has not yet disclosed the date and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. Duarte is 47 years old.

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Lourdes Duarte photo

Lourdes Duarte Height

Duarte stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Lourdes Duarte Family

Duarte was born to Cuban parents. However, she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Duarte has any siblings.

Lourdes Duarte Husband

Duarte is married to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s press secretary, Matt McGrath. The couple got engaged in February 2019 in Puerto Rico. They welcomed their first daughter, Madeline McGrath in August 2019.

Lourdes Duarte Net Worth

Duarte has an estimated net worth of around $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a reporter and anchor.

Lourdes Duarte Salary

Duarte has an annual salary of $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Lourdes Duarte WGN-TV

Duarte works at WGN-TV where she works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Kaitlin Bennett
  2. Julie Unruh
  3. Mike Toomey
  4. Judy Wang
  5. Pat Tomasulo
  6. Tom Skilling
  7. Erik Runge
  8. Dan Roan
  9. Dean Richards
  10. Dana Rebik
  11. Marcella Raymond
  12. Larry Potash
  13. Dan Ponce
  14. Jarrett Payton
  15. Micah Materre
  16. Lauren Magiera
  17. Mike Lowe
  18. Nancy Loo
  19. Paul Lisnek
  20. Sean Lewis

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Duarte.

Who is Duarte?

 She is an American co-anchor


45 years old as of 2021


5 feet 6 inches


Matt McGrath


$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 million – $5 Million
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