Natalie Bomke Biography
Natalie Bomke is an American news anchor and reporter for FOX 32 Chicago. She graduated from the University of Illinois and is a Fighting Illini “super” fan.
Natalie Bomke Career
Bomke has worked her entire career to get to Chicago. She said, “When I saw the city skyline, for the first time as a Chicago resident, I was sitting in the back of a taxi cab. The driver must have thought I was nuts because I had tears in my eyes.” Her broadcast career started in Central Illinois as a morning anchor and reporter for WICD-TV in Champaign and WICS-TV in her hometown of Springfield.
Bomke also co-anchored FOX40 Live Morning News in Sacramento, California, and FOX26 Morning News in Houston, Texas. Natalie is proud of her efforts to highlight the needs of California’s homeless. In Sacramento, she invited former NBA player and city mayor, Kevin Johnson, to camp with a group of homeless citizens. Kevin Johnson’s overnight visit made national headlines and put the need for transitional housing on the city agenda. Natalie was selected to conduct a one-on-one interview with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during state budget negotiations.
In Texas, she worked with veterans drawing attention to the high rate of suicide and lack of mental health treatment for our military men and women. Additionally, she produced a one-hour special featuring Houston doctors who extracted stem cells from a baby’s umbilical cord to treat cancer. She is a certified fitness instructor. Bomke has two feline friends adopted from the SPCA and Humane Society.
Natalie Bomke Age
She was born Natalie Jo-Mae Bomke in 1982 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Bomke is 41 years old.
Natalie Bomke Height
Bomke stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches ( 1.65 m) tall.
Natalie Bomke Family
Bomke is the daughter of Sally Bomke and Larry Bomke. Her mother is a substitute teacher at Franklin Middle School while her father was a state senator before retiring in 2013. She has a brother named Wulf who is a police officer at Springfield Park District.
Natalie Bomke Husband
Bomke is married to Ed Swiderski an American Marketing Technology Executive. The couple got engaged in late April 2015 and tied the knot in July 2015 at the open-air veranda of the Crown on the 25th floor of the Tribune Tower. Her husband is best known for winning the heart of Season 5 The Bachelorette Jillian Harris in 2009.
Natalie Bomke Net Worth
Bomke has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and reporter.
Natalie Bomke Salary
Bomke earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Natalie Bomke FOX 32 News
Bomke works at FOX 32 News where she works alongside other famous FOX 32 News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Mike Caplan
- Brittany Garzillo
- Scott Schneider
- Taylor Gleason
- Joanie Lum
- Dane Placko
- Mark Strehl
- Kaitlin Cody
- Brittany Garzillo
- Jake Hamilton
- Dawn Hasbrouck
- Tia Ewing
- Bill Bellis
- Michelle Alegria
- Mike Caplan
- Lou Canellis
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Bomke.
|Who is Bomke?||She is an American news anchor and reporter|
|Age||39 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches ( 1.65 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 million|