Lu Parker Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, KTLA 5, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Salary

Lu Parker is an American Emmy Award-Winning Journalist who co-anchors the KTLA 5 News at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Lu Parker Biography

Lu Parker is an American Emmy Award-Winning Journalist who co-anchors the KTLA 5 News at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. She is also a former Miss USA, author, animal rights advocate, and entrepreneur. 

Lu Parker KTLA

Parker moved to Los Angeles in January 2005 to join Frank Buckley on weekends as the co-anchor for KTLA’s “KTLA Prime News.” In 2007, at 5:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M., Parker started to co-anchor the weekday “KTLA Morning News” Cher Calvin. Parker has been the anchor at KTLA since 2015 for the 1p and 3p newscasts. For her work, she has received numerous Emmy Awards. On “Larry King Live” and E!, Parker has made appearances. Television Entertainment.

In several films and television programs, she has worked, most frequently as a news anchor. She collaborated with Maria Shriver and KTLA in 2016 to produce an inspiring web show entitled The Journey with Lu Parker. Her first television broadcasting job was in Charleston, South Carolina, for WCSC-TV, where she was a reporter and fill-in anchor for education.

Lu Parker Age

She was born Frances Louise Parker on April 16, 1968, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. She celebrates her birthday on April 16, every year. Parker is 55 years old.

Lu Parker Height

Parker stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Lu Parker Family

Parker 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 Parker has any siblings.

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Lu Parker Husband

In March 2009, Parker started a friendship with Antonio Villaraigosa, the Mayor of Los Angeles. Until May 2009, her employer, KTLA, was reportedly unaware of this fact. Prior to publicly disclosing her relationship with him, Parker posted some tales about Villaraigosa. In May 2012, Villaraigosa and Parker separated.

Lu Parker Net Worth

Parker has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.

Lu Parker Salary

Parker earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Lu Parker Pageantry

Parker ran for Miss USA in 1994 after winning Miss South Carolina USA. In first place, she came into the semi-finals, having won all three preliminary competitions. She went into the Top 6 after the semi-finals in second place. She just made the cut in the final three in third place after the judges’ question, eventually becoming the third South Carolinian to be crowned Miss USA.

She continued to compete in Manila, Philippines, in the 1994 Miss Universe Pageant, where she ranked among the top six finalists. In 2016, at The Venetian Theater, in Las Vegas, Nevada, she was one of the judges at the Miss Teen USA 2016 pageant. Parker has written a pageantry book titled Catching the Crown: The Pageant Competition Source.

Lu Parker KTLA5

Parker works at KTLA 5 News where she works alongside other famous KTLA 5 News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Ellina Abovian
  2. Frank Buckley
  3. Liberté Chan
  4. Rich DeMuro
  5. Dayna Devon
  6. Henry DiCarlo
  7. Kaj Goldberg
  8. Jennifer Gould
  9. Steve Hartman
  10. Kirk Hawkins
  11. Vera Jimenez
  12. Doug Kolk
  13. Brian Webb
  14. Jennifer McGraw

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

Who is Parker? She is an American Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
Age53 years old as of 2021
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.75 m)
SpouseNot Available
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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