Sam Rubin Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, KTLA 5, Net Worth, Salary

Sam Rubin is an American multiple-Emmy winner journalist currently working as an entertainment anchor for the KTLA Morning News

Sam Rubin Biography

Sam Rubin is an American multiple-Emmy-winner journalist currently working as an entertainment anchor for the KTLA Morning News, the No. 1 news program in Los Angeles. She joined the KTLA team in 1991.

Sam Rubin Career

Throughout his career, he has received the Golden Mike Award for best entertainment reporter; has been named best entertainment reporter by the Los Angeles Press Club; and has received a lifetime achievement award from the Southern California Broadcasters Association.

In 2013, he was honored by the National Hispanic Media Coalition with its Impact Award for outstanding integrity in broadcast journalism. He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies and rhetoric.

Rubin is also an author and has published two books, and has seen his work published in both print and online around the world. He often appears on BBC television and radio in the United Kingdom and is a regular contributor to Triple M radio and Channel 9 television network in Australia.

He is one of the founding members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the largest organization of film and television critics in the United States with more than 200 members.  In 1996, the BFCA started the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, now regarded in the same tier as the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes. The 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, hosted by him, was seen in more than 2 million homes, making it the No. 1 rated show in Los Angeles and other major cities. The show was the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter that evening and gained more than 500 million impressions online.

When he is not reporting, Rubin supports various non-profit organizations including putting together a KTLA team for the annual MS 150 Bay to Bike Tour, the premiere cycling event in Southern California raising funds to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. Additionally, Rubin is interested in revitalizing Los Angeles schools, including support for literacy programs and events such as the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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Sam Rubin Age

He was born on 16 February 1960 in San Diego, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday every February 16th of every year. Rubin is 63 years old.

Sam Rubin Height

Rubin stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Sam Rubin Wife – Wedding

Rubin has been married twice. He has first married Julie Anderson. The couple wedded on 9th January 1988. They together have two daughters.  He then married his second wife, Leslie Rubin, a movie studio lawyer, after divorcing his first wife. The couple has two children, a daughter in 2008 and a son. The family lives together in  Los Angeles.

Sam Rubin Net Worth

Rubin has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an entertainment anchor.

Sam Rubin Salary

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

Sam Rubin KTLA 5 News

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

  1. Ellina Abovian
  2. Frank Buckley
  3. Samantha Cortese
  4. Rich DeMuro
  5. Dayna Devon
  6. Henry DiCarlo
  7. Steve Hartman
  8. Kirk Hawkins
  9. Vera Jimenez
  10. Tim Lynn
  11. Brian Webb
  12. Jennifer McGraw
  13. Andy Riesmeyer
  14. Robert Puente
  15. Lu Parker

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

Who is Rubin?

 He is an American multiple-Emmy-winner journalist currently working as an entertainment anchor


61 years old as of 2021


5 feet 8 inches


Leslie Rubin


$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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