Adele Arakawa

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Anchor (1957)
Thu Aug 20 2020
By   Manish Khanal

If you were used to watching the evening news of NBC affiliate station KUSA-TV, Adele Arakawa must not be a new name to you. Adele is a retired American News Anchor. She is also a voice provider for the airport train system at Denver International Airport.

Adele Arakawa was born on August 31, 1957, in Colorado. Much information about her parents is not known to the media. Arakawa was raised in Hawaii and later east Tennessee. Adele's mother is from Maui in the Hawaiian islands. Her grandparents were from Okinawa, Japan. She attended the University of Tennessee.

Married Life of Four Decades

Unlike many other celebrities, Adele is living a happy and blissful married life. Adele has been married for more than four decades. Adele is married to her long-time boyfriend, Barry Tiller. The duo walked down the wedding aisle in July 1977 at the age of twenty.

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Image: Adele Arakawa along with her husband, Billy at an event.
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They had been dating for some time before tying their wedding knot. Adele had a private wedding ceremony where only a few members and some close friends attended the ceremony. In their marriage of over thirty-five years, there have been no rumors of the couple separating anytime soon.

Adele and her husband are avid golfers. The entire family also enjoys racing cars. Adele is a certified driving instructor for the Rocky Mountain Region Porsche Club and the Colorado Exoticar Association and holds a Club Racing license with PCA.

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Mother of Two Children

Adele is a proud mother of two children. Soon after their wedding, the duo was blessed with a son, Travis Arakawa. The exact birth date of Travis is not known to the public.

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Image: Adele along with her husband, son, and daughter-in-law
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Adele raised her son away from the presence of media. She is also the mother of a daughter. She is married to her husband and lives along with her three children in Texas. Her son, Travis, married his high school sweetheart in 2013.

Net Worth and Earnings

Adele Arakawa has an estimated net worth of more than $3 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her successful career of working in the Television Industry. Isabel Lawrence is a famous morning anchor with WMTV NBC15 with a net worth of $200,000

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Image: Adele is a sports lover and high-speed cars
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Adele worked in the broadcasting industry for more than forty years. Arakawa was president of the Asian American Journalists Association in 1992 in Chicago and is a member of both the Japanese American Citizens League and the Japanese American Service Committee. 

Four Decades of Career

Adele started her career as a radio news anchor at WYSH in Clinton, Tennessee, and as a disc jockey at WRJZ in Knoxville. Since 1993, She was a weekday evening newscast anchor for KUSA-TV in Denver. She then transferred to television news with WTVK in weather in Knoxville. Adele retired in 2017. 

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Adele has also received a national 1st place award in 1991 for reporting from the Asian American Journalists Association. Adele has received numerous other awards from both community and professional organizations. Adele won Best News Anchor, Heartland Chapter, National Television Academy. 

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