Elizabeth Vargas Biography, Age, Family, Husband, ABC News and Salary

Elizabeth Vargas Biography

Elizabeth Vargas was born Elizabeth Ann Vargas is an American television journalist and reporter. Vargas is known for being the lead investigative reporter/documentary anchor for A&E Networks.

She is also the current host for Fox’s revival of America’s Most Wanted. On May 28th, 2018, Anne began her new position after being an anchor of ABC’s television news magazine 20/20 and ABC News specials for the past 14 years. In 2006, she was co-anchor of World News Tonight alongside ABC News journalist Bob Woodruff.

Elizabeth Vargas Age and Birthday

The American journalist, Elizabeth Anne Vargas, was born on September 6th, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Elizabeth is 58 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on September 6th every year.

Elizabeth Vargas Height and Weight

Elizabeth who is an American news reporter measures a standing height of 5 feet 9 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.75 meters. She also weighs 58 kilograms which is equivalent to 127 lbs. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.


Elizabeth Vargas Family, Parents, and Siblings

Elizabeth is the loving daughter of Italian-Spanish, Rafael “Ralf” Vargas, her father and Irish-American, Anne Vagas, her mother. Her father is a colonel in the U.S. Army from Puerto Rico while her mother is a part-time English teacher.

American journalist, Vargas, has two siblings, Amy and Christopher, who both work in tech in Silicon Valley. Her father was a U.S. Army captain, hence, he moved the family to Okinawa when Vargas was four years old. Elizabeth spent most of her youth moving from post to post in Germany, Belgium, and the United States.

Elizabeth Vargas Dating, Wife and Children

Anne Vargas who is an American news reporter got married to singer-songwriter, Marc Cohn on July 20th, 2002. The couple got married after dating for three years. Moreover, the lovely couple was initially blessed with two sons, that is, Zach and Sam. Elizabeth has two stepchildren as well. She is the stepmother to Max and Emily, from Cohn’s first marriage. Entertainment Tonight reported that in August 2014, Vargas and Cohn were divorcing after being married for 12 years.

Elizabeth Vargas Education and Career


Elizabeth graduated from an American high school in Heidelberg, where she realized her passion for journalism. In 1980, she was enrolled at the University of Missouri in Columbia. In 1984, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Vargas served as a student reporter at KOMU-TV and a student editor at KBIA. Former advisors spoke well of her competency in her journalism work on campus.

Career | ABC News

In June 1996, Vargas joined ABC News’ Good Morning America as the news anchor and Joan Lunden’s likely “heir apparent”. Elizabeth got promoted in June 1997. Moreover, Kevin Newman was promoted as a news anchor to the prime time magazine show correspondent.

In 2002, she became one of the anchors of 20/20 Downtown. However, the station was later renamed Downtown before being rebranded again before its end in 2003 as Primetime Monday. Anne Vargas later reported occasionally for Primetime.

American-born journalist, Vargas, became an anchor of World News Tonight Sunday in November 2003. The co-anchor of 20/20, Elizabeth, was listed in May 2004. Elizabeth announced she was leaving ABC News on December 22nd, 2017. She officially departed ABC on May 25th, 2018 after a dedication on 20/20.

Elizabeth Vargas Net Worth and Salary

Vargas has made a great fortune from her journalism career. Her annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review. Updates of this topic will soon be uploaded.

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