Rob Nelson Biography, Age, Family, Wife, WGN America and Net Worth

Rob Nelson Biography

Rob Nelson is an American journalist. Nelson is working as the Weeknight Breaking News Anchor for WGN America’s new primetime newscast. Prior to joining WGN America, Rob worked as a weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter at WABC-TV. He left the station in February 2020.

Rob Nelson Age and Birthday

The American journalist, Rob, was born on June 5th, 1978 in New Jersey, United States. Nelson is 42 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on June 5th every year.

Rob Nelson Height and Weight

Nelson measures a standing height of 5 feet 6 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.67 meters tall. His weight and other body measurements are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.


Rob Nelson Family, Parents and Siblings

Rob is the son of Bob Nelson, his father, and Sharon Nelson, his mother. There is no known information about his siblings nor his relatives. This information is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Rob Dating, Wife and Children

The American journalist, Nelson, is a loving husband to JJenny Hurwitz. The beautiful have been together for over nine years. They have been residing in Brooklyn since July 2019. They have been blessed with one child; a son called Gabe who was born in 2019. Upon having a son, Rob opted to leave Eyewitness News saying that the fact that he is now a parent has shifted his perspective and priorities. He also said that it felt right for him to leave the station after working for Eyewitness News for six years.

Rob Nelson Education and Career

In June 2007, Nelson became a morning anchor for WWL-TV after working for seven years for the New Orleans newspaper The Times-Picayune. Rob became a co-anchor of the ABC overnight news program World News Now on July 7th, 2010 as well as in America This Morning.

The American journalist, Nelson, joined New York City’s WABC-TV as a co-anchor of the weekend morning newscasts, succeeding Phil Lipof in January 2014. He announced that he would be leaving the station on February 24th, 2020 so that he could pursue other opportunities. He headed to Chicago where he helped Nexstar Media Group launch NewsNation for its national station WGN America.

Rob Nelson Net Worth and Salary

Nelson has made a great fortune from his journalism career over the years. However, his annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review and will soon be updated.

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