Frances Rivera

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Anchor (1970)
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Relationship Timeline Of Frances Rivera

Husband : Stuart Fraass
Frances Rivera exchange the weeding vows to Stuart Fraass 2003

The beautiful Filipino-American journalist, Frances Rivera is a two-time Emmy Award winner. She works as an anchor for the NBC's Early Today show along with Phillip Mena, and as a fill-in reporter on MSNBC. Before NBC, Rivera worked for two years as the anchor of PIX11 Morning News at WPIX in New York City.

Rivera manages her professional career along with a successful personal life just like the 40-year-old female journalist, Mara Schiavocampo. She currently resides in New Jersey along with her husband and two children. Rivera was nominated for several Emmys from 2001-2010 along with recognization from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England Chapter.

Frances Rivera was born in 1970, hence her age might be around 48-49 years old. She credits her Filipino heritage as the source of her adventurous spirit. Let's know about her personal life in detail now.

Married to Husband, Stuart Fraass

LIke another Anchor Lee Cowan, The NBC anchor rejoices her married life with her husband, Stuart Fraass. With two adorable children, Frances and her spouse have a blissful lifestyle. The couple initiated a romantic relationship in early 1998 as a boyfriend and girlfriend.

Frances Rivera and her husband, Stuart Fraass with their children
Image: Frances Rivera with her husband, Stuart Fraass, and their children.
Source: Instagram@Frances Rivera

The pair exchanged their wedding vows on May 29, 2003, after dating for five years. The same year a renowned English journalist Sophie Raworth also got married. They are soon celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary. Frances and Stuart are an ideal couple as their bond is super strong till now. Also, both have managed to carry their responsibilities perfectly despite their hectic schedules.

Little info about Stuart Fraass

Rivera's spouse is a mortgage broker and currently works in the position of principal at Five Borough Capital, LLC in New York. Previously, he worked as the director at Cushman and Wakefield in the debt, equity, and structured finance department.

Photo: Frances Rivera and her husband, Stuart enjoying their vacation with children.
Source: Instagram@Frances Rivera

Stuart is very supportive of his spouse, supporting her profession and taking her to exotic places for vacations. Along the family of four members attends baseball games, parties, and outings together.

Mother of two adorable Kids

The lovely couple, Frances and Stuart are proud parents of two lovely children. The pair welcomed their first child, a daughter named Tessa in 2010. Similarly, their second child, a son named Laz Conrad River was born in the fall of 2012.

Frances Rivera's children
Photo: Frances' children, Tessa and Laz.
Source: Instagram@Frances Rivera

Tessa (9) and Laz (8) currently live with their parents. The children enjoy a lavish lifestyle as both of their parents are millionaires. On September 23, 2019, Frances with her children went to the Yankee Stadium to see the last home game of the season.

Frances Rivera has a net worth of $3 million

The host of NBC's Early Today show, Rivera has a net worth of $3 million as of early 2021. Another prominent journalist, Sheinelle Jones also has a similar net worth. Frances, a longtime reporter initially worked at CBS Morning News in New York City. Also, she was the co-host and reporter for the PBS show, Asian America.

Frances Rivera has a net worth of $3 million
Frame: Frances Rivera has a net worth of $3 million.
Source: Instagram@Frances Rivera

Meanwhile, her husband, Stuart as a broker has a net worth of over $4 million. He currently holds the principal position at Five Borough Capital, LLC.

How much is Frances Rivera's Annual Income?

The primary source of Frances' income comes from her profession as a journalist. Currently, she works for NBC and MSNBC. According to, the average salary for NBC anchors varies from $36,000-$76,000 per year. Therefore, Frances might earn similarly.

The graduate of the Philippines Diliman University, Rivera joined NBC News and MSNBC in February 2014. She is still active in her professional grounds so still a lot of good stuff is waiting for the two-time Emmy award-winning reporter.


Frances finished her studies in the Philippines receiving a Bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Frances with her dad
Photo: Child Frances with her dad.
Source: Instagram@Frances Rivera

The Philippines born citizen, Frances Rivera moved to Austin, Texas when she was three years old. She grew up along with two brothers Andre and Marc.

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