Peyton Furtado Bio, Wiki, Height, Family, Husband, WYFF News 4, Salary, and Net Worth

Peyton Furtado is an American journalist working for WYFF News 4 as a morning weekend anchor since January 2024.

Peyton Furtado Biography

Peyton Furtado is an American journalist working for WYFF News 4 as a morning weekend anchor since January 2024. She joined the station in August 2022 as a reporter. Previously, she worked for WWAY 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina as a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor for 2 years.

Peyton Furtado Education

Furtado joined UNC Chapel Hill in 2016 when she finished her high school education at Coastal Christian High School. In 2020, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Media and Journalism and Dramatic Arts. She won the school’s Mangum Medal for public speaking in 2020.

During college, she worked for Carolina Week as a reporter and multimedia journalist. Also, she worked for Southeastern Insurance as a front desk receptionist. She anchored and directed for Study Break, an on-campus talk program that spotlighted student occasions, charities, and clubs. She held an internship at WECT News.

Peyton Furtado Career

Furtado has worked for WYFF News 4 as a morning weekend anchor since January 2024. Upon joining the station, she first worked as a reporter. Previously, she worked for WWAY 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina as a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor for 2 years.

While in Wilmington, she broadcasted stories like a mass shooting and a hospital cover-up of mediocre working conditions and did feature pieces on interesting people in the area. She even gained national and international attention for her story about a 150-year-old marriage license found in a thrift store and rejoin with the owner’s granddaughter. She is vocal about supporting suicide prevention. She made a guest appearance on the Dr. Phil Show after her brother passed away by suicide in 2022.

Peyton Furtado Age

Furtado was born in Wilmington, North Carolina but likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 20s.

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Peyton Furtado Height

Furtado stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Peyton Furtado Family

Furtado n grew up visiting family in Greenville alongside her late brother and parents, Brian and Kim Furtado. Even so, she has not disclosed any information about her parents.

Peyton Furtado Brother

Bryson Furtado, her younger brother, committed suicide in 2022 at the age of 20 in his off-campus house in Greenville. Before his death, he studied at East Carolina University to become an occupational therapist. To raise awareness about suicide prevention, she made a guest appearance on the Dr. Phil Show after her brother passed away by suicide in 2022.

Peyton Furtado Husband

Furtado married Taylor in November 2021. Taylor is her middle school crush. He proposed to her on October 1, 2020, as evidenced by her Facebook post on October 1, 2023, captioned “Three years ago today we got engaged!” She loves to bike the Swamp Rabbit Trail with her husband, musical theater, and good food.

Peyton Furtado Net Worth

Furtado has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.

Peyton Furtado Salary

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