Tom Llamas

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Journalist (1979)
Thu Nov 21 2019
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Emmy Award-winning journalist, Tom Llamas is working for ABC News' World News Tonight. On his journey from NBC to ABC, he made coverage on some huge issues like human smuggling.

Llamas was born on 2nd May 1979 in Miami under the sun sign Taurus. Further, he is American and is of White ethnic background.

Tom's Married Life

Tom Llamas tied the knot to Jennifer Llamas. They are private when it comes to their marriage, and dating life so, has kept every detail to themselves.

Tom and his wife are posing for a click
Tom and his wife smiling. 
Source: Tom's Instagarm

The soulmates further, post several pictures of them on their social media, which shows their blissful conjugal life. More to that, they are together for years without any divorce rumors.

Father Of Three

Tom and his wife, Jennifer, are the parents of three children, a son, and two daughters. The children completed their family of five.

Tom's kids are having fun
Tom's kids are playing at their home.
Source: Tom's Instagram

The couple's first kid, a daughter, was born between 2012-2013. Similarly, their second daughter, Juliette, was born on 17th December 2015. Further, they welcome their third child in 2017. Despite the busy schedule, Tom somehow manages to spend time with his kids and wife.

Tom Was Slammed For His Tweet

Back in 2017, he tweeted breaking news where he wrote that he was witnessing ''looting'' in the area grappling with catastrophic floods and supply shortages. Also there as a dead body nearby.

Tom mentioned looting on his tweet
Tom's Tweet about witnessing looting.
Source: Tom Llamas

Soon after his tweeted, he received many hate comments. He tweet again, mentioning that he had informed the police.

Tom told that he informed police via Twitter
Tom mentioned that his team had informed police.
Source; Tom's Twitter

In the response, he made the things clear by another tweet.

Tom responded to hate comments
Tom making things clear by a tweet.
Source: Tom's Twitter

Net Worth- $1 million

Tom Llamas has a net worth of around $1 million, which is less than that of journalist Jeff Rossen. He is making the amount from his journalism career.

A News Anchor in NBC further, makes a salary of $87,153 ranging from $52,661 to $108,353. Similarly, a reporter of NBC makes $52,654 annually.

Award-Winning Journalist

Tom Llamas joined NBC in his initial phase. During his tenure, he covered the September 11th attacks and the war with Afghanistan.

Along with NBC, he also worked at MSNBC as a reporter and anchor. On MSNBC, he made the coverage of the Presidential campaigns 2005. 

Two years later, his career took off after he became the first-ever journalist embedded with the Coast Guard during a human smuggling interdiction at sea. He made a documentary story where he shoed about Cuban refugees smuggling to the US via boats.

Not only this, but the brave journalist also made a coverage of Hurricane Sandy. For his bravery, he was awarded Emmy Awards in 2013.

The following year, Llamas joined ABC news and substituted one of the best journalists David Muir on ABC World News Tonight. Later, he became an anchor of ABC World News Tonight. Moreover, in 2016, he reported on Republican candidates during the US Presidential campaign.

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