Robin Baumgarten Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WGN-TV, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Robin Baumgarten is an American Emmy Award-winning news anchor who is co-anchors the WGN Morning News from 6-10 am. 

Robin Baumgarten Biography

Robin Baumgarten is an American Emmy Award-winning news anchor who is co-anchors the WGN Morning News from 6-10 am. Baumgarten attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and is a proud Illini alumna.

Robin Baumgarten Career

Baumgarten joined WGN in 1996 as an airborne traffic reporter and transportation reporter. In 2004 when WGN Morning News expanded to 4 hours, Baumgarten became the solo anchor of the 5 am show. She then became the main anchor of WGN Morning News, from 5:30 am to 9 am.

In 2013, when the show expanded, Baumgarten extended her duties again to cover the 6-10 am hours. Apart from anchoring, she enjoys reporting on stories unique to Chicago and the South Side. Before joining WGN-TV, she worked at Shadow Broadcast Services in Chicago where she worked as a traffic news reporter, and sports reporter for WLUP Radio’s Jonathon Brandmeier Show. Baumgarten also worked as a traffic reporter for CLTV News and spent one year doing freelance work with ABC Sports.

Robin Baumgarten Age / Birthday

She was born on November 7, 1963, in Burbank, Illinois, United States. Baumgarten is 59 years old.

Robin Baumgarten’s Height

Baumgarten stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Robin Baumgarten Family

Baumgarten is a lifelong Chicagoan, born and raised in South suburban Burbank. She has however not revealed any details about her parents or her two siblings.

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Robin Baumgarten Husband

Baumgarten was married to Matt Piacente but they later divorced. Her ex-husband is a news director of Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32. Their union was blessed with two daughters, Anna and Mary.

Robin Baumgarten Net Worth

Baumgarten has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being an anchor.

Robin Baumgarten Salary

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

Robin Baumgarten WGN-TV

Baumgarten 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 Baumgarten.

Who is Baumgarten?

She is an American Emmy Award-winning news anchor


58 years old as of 2021


5 feet 5 inches


Not Available


$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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