Sue Simmons

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News Anchor, Journalist (1942)
Thu Apr 13 2023
By   Chhanya

Sue Simmons is an American retired news anchor and television news reporter. Furthermore, Sue served as a news anchor for WNBC TV from 1980 until her retirement in 2012. She worked as a lead news anchor for over 30 years on WNBC TV. Besides, she also appeared in numerous television series including The First Wives Club(1996), Exiled: A Law & Order Movie(1998), 30 Rock(2015), and Elementary(2012)

The former WNBC TV news anchor, Sue Simmons was born on May 27, 1942, in New York, USA. Simmons holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Besides, Sue grew up and raised in the Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village. Sue is the daughter of John Simmons, a jass bassist. Besides, she completed her high school education from Julia Richman High School in 1961. Later, she decided to work rather than going to college.

Is 78 years old Sue Simmons' Married? 

Well, 78 years old Sue is still living an unmarried life. Further, we don't have information regarding her relationship or rumors history yet. Apart, she is a very secretive nature person and keeps her love life away from the media and public. Moreover, Simmons was busy with her career building so, she might not have time for her love life.

Sue Simmons with her co-anchor, Chuck Scarborough.
Sue Simmons with her co-anchor, Chuck Scarborough. Image Source: Getty Images

On the other hand, she is working as a news anchor for over 30 years but, there is no news of her involvement in any kind of rumors and controversies yet. However, she has the best onscreen chemistry with her co-anchor, Chuck Scarborough. The couple never dated each other but, they were just good friends. As of now, she is enjoying her happy life with her family and friends.

How Much Is Sue Simmons' Salary & Net Worth?

Simmons has earned a hefty amount of fortune from her three decades as a news anchor. Furthermore, her estimated net worth is around $5 million. Ron Magers is another retired news anchor form ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV) in 2016 with a net worth of $1.1 million.

The former WNBC news anchor, Sue is enjoying a lavish life after her retirement.
The former WNBC news anchor, Sue is enjoying a lavish life after her retirement. Image Source: The New York Times

On the other hand, she used to earn around $50,000 per year as an annual salary until her retirement in 2012 from WNBC TV News. Apart, she might have earned a huge bonus from her long career in journalism which helps her to uplift income. As of now, she is living a wealthy and healthy life with her family.

Three Decades-Long Career in WNBC

The Legendary news anchor, sue started her career as a consumer action reporter at WTNH-TV in New Haven, Connecticut. Later, she joined WBAL-TV in Baltimore where she worked from 1974 to 1976. Before joining WNBC, she also served as a reporter and news anchor at WRC-TV in Washington DC from 1976-1980. 

Nevertheless, she joined as a co-anchor at Live at Five with Jack Cafferty, Tony Guida, Matt Lauer, Jim Rosenfield, and many others from 1980 to 2007. Later, she worked with her co-anchor Chuck weeknights at 11 p.m till her retirement and she was replaced by Shiba Russell.  Back in 2017, she returned to WNBC for providing a tribute to Gabe Pressman, a longtime reporter who died at age of 93.



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