Erika Arias

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News Anchor (1976)
Mon Sep 21 2020
By   Sarthak

Erika Arias is an Emmy award-winning anchor who currently anchors morning newscast from 6-11 am every weekday for Fox 61. She joined the network in 2009 and anchored the nightly newscast. Afterward, Arias joined Connecticut's only All Local All Morning news team.

Erika first gained recognition after working at WPRI-TV in Rhode Island. She covered one of the biggest breaking news stories in New England: the Station nightclub fire in West Warwick. She won an Emmy for being he part of the coverage team.

Erika Arias was born on January 17, 1976, in Massachusetts, the United States. She has three younger siblings. Arias graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University. Moreover, she is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Erika Arias is an Engaged Woman

The 44-year-old Erika Arias is an engaged woman. While all the online tabloids have reported Arias as a married woman, she announced her engagement via Instagram. Her partner proposed her at Strawberry Field in New York City, and Erika couldn't contain her excitement.

Watch Erika Arias and her partner engagement clip!

On February 25, 2020, Arias' colleagues surprised her with a video where her partner can be seen kneeling on one knee. The details about her boyfriend are a mystery. It seems they have been dating for over five years. Previously, Erika was a married woman and has three children.

Erika was Previously Married

Before her current partner, Arias, was married to her ex-husband, Paul Arias. They might have married in the early 2000s. However, the news anchor hasn't shared anything about her past relationships. Also, it is not known when they got divorced.

Image: Erika's children are happy about their mother's new engagement.
Source: Facebook@Erika Arias

From her previous marriage, Erika has three children; a son and two daughters. While her youngest daughter, Julia Ryann, was born in October 2010, the identity of the other two kids is still hidden. Moreover, the kids often appear on their mother's social media account.

Expecting Fourth Child

Yes, Arias and her fiance are expecting their first child, and the due date is October 2020. The couple announced the pregnancy via social media.

Erika and her fiance are soon going to be parents.
Image: Erika and her fiance are expecting their first child in October 2020.
Source: Instagram@erikaariasfox61

Arias shared a picture alongside her fiance and captioned the image: "Big news on this Father’s Day! We’re delighted and excited to share that our family is growing by one tiny human. Baby D coming soon, and we can’t wait to meet you!."

The upcoming child is the first of Erika and her partner. They seemed joyful, and the family of five will have a new addition soon.

Net Worth

The Fox61 news anchor, Erika Arias, has an estimated net worth of at least $600,000 as of 2020. She earns a hefty sum of money from her journalism career. Additionally, her annual salary is over $65,437. Another Emmy winning journalist, Frances Rivera, also has a decent fortune.

Throughout her career, Arias has covered some of the biggest news. She has also been nominated for a few Emmy awards. In 2010, she got nominated for a New England Emmy award for news anchoring.

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