A broadcast journalist by trade, Maureen Umeh rose to celebrity status working as a reporter anchor for FOX 5-owned “WTTG-TV.”
Beyond her illustrated career, Maureen gets recognized for her charity work with “Upstate Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society,” “Big Sister,” “Big Brother” and “Mathew House.”
In less than 400 words, the article below outlines Maureen’s prominent wiki details including marital status, earnings, and family background.
Maureen Umeh Wiki — Age, Nationality, Family
On 18th December 2019, Maureen Umeh turned 47 years of age. 1972 is the celebrated broadcast journo’s birth year.
A native of Nigeria, Maureen later moved to the United States. Thus, she holds American nationality while embracing her African ethnicity.
Despite relocating to America permanently, Maureen Umeh remains connected with her Nigerian roots.
Maureen isn’t her biological parents’ solo pride and joy. In her family, she has a sibling (sister) who is now married.
After graduating from high school in 1990, Maureen attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign.
Net Worth, Salary, Height
Fresh off the graduation, Maureen Umeh commenced working as a reporter at “WCIA-TV” and then at “WSPA-TV.” In 2002, she joined the FOX 5-affiliated “WTTG-TV” and never looked back.
Reporting for “WTTG-TV,” Maureen won an Emmy for the categories Best Newscast and Best Investigative Series. Additionally, she garners recognitions from the “NAACP,” “South Carolina Television and Arts Association,” and “Illinois Broadcast’s Association.”
At “WTTG-TV,” Maureen earns a respectable $65k salary annually. The compensation, in turn, cements her $500k-plus net worth.
In terms of height, Maureen couldn’t stand taller than five feet & eight inches in stature.
Maureen joined Twitter in June 2016. By early 2020, she had racked 12.6k followers on the platform. Elsewhere on IG, over 10.2k fans followed the veteran journo.
Maureen Umeh Married, Husband, Daughter
As of February 2020, Maureen Umeh wasn’t married. Nor was she involved with anyone who could be deemed a husband prospect.
Without getting married, Maureen gave birth to a daughter in 2008. She named her first bundle of joy “Zula.” Unsurprisingly, the veteran anchor/reporter opted not to divulge the identity of her daughter’s father (her baby daddy).
In a 2018 interview, Maureen divulged her struggles keeping a balance between her family life with daughter Zula and her obligations at “FOX 5 DC.” She did call her child “the light of my life.”
Back in June 2016, Maureen opened up about her now-former boyfriend and their relationship in a Facebook video posted by fellow “FOX 5 DC” beauty Allison Seymour.
In the said clip, Maureen explained that her ex was now a married man. Despite not being a huge fan of his partner, she continued to remain on friendly terms with him — often talking once a year on the phone and catching up.
By her admission, Maureen could remain friends with her once husband prospects.
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Last modified: February 23, 2020