Rosanna Scotto Biography
Rosanna Scotto is a popular American news anchor. Moreover, she is the Co-host of Good Day New York, on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City. In addition, she formerly hosted with Greg Kelly. Before, she anchored the 5 and 10 pm news with Ernie Anastos, and also the Fox 5 Live 11 am news. Besides, she has been the lead female news anchor since 1990.
Rosanna Scotto Age|Birthday
Scotto is 64 years old as of 2022. In addition, she was born on 29 April 1958, in New York, New York, United States. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on the 29th of April every year.
Rosanna Scotto Height |weight
Scotto has however not revealed her body measurements in the public. Therefore more details to be updated.
Rosanna Scotto Family
Scotto was born in New York City to Anthony Scotto (born 1934- died 2021), a mobster, and Marion Anastasio (mother). However, she has not disclosed details about her siblings. However, she is a cousin of NY1 news correspondent Michael Scotto.
Rosanna Scotto Husband
Scotto married Louis Ruggiero, who is a lawyer in 1986. In addition, they are blessed with two children, a son, Louis “L.J.” Ruggiero, and a daughter, Jenna Ruggiero. Besides, she is part owner of the family’s New York City restaurant, Fresco by Scotto, where she often assists in the kitchen and greets diners. Furthermore, she is Catholic and has as well enrolled her son and daughter in Catholic schools.
Rosanna Scotto Career
Scotto started her career in television at WTBS, Ted Turner’s UHF television station in Atlanta. Additionally, she was a reporter for two local programs and also an associate producer of the station’s evening newscast. Later, she went back to her native New York City (1982) as a reporter for WABC-TV’s Good Morning New York, which eventually was Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. After a period of one year with Good Morning New York and The Morning Show, she joined WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News as a reporter, where she remained till she joined Fox’s WNYW.
Additionally, she began at WNYW-TV in 1986 as a weekend anchor and reporter and later in 1994, later she began anchoring the weekday edition of Fox 5 News. Moreover, she was a former anchor of the 5 and 10 pm newscasts along with Ernie Anastos. Furthermore in 2008, she was named and promoted to anchor of Good Day New York, soon moved together with Greg Kelly.
Later, she gained some notoriety by suggesting “soy jism” as an alternative name for milk not produced by dairy cattle on April 29, 2010. Additionally, longtime WABC-TV morning anchor Lori Stokes replaced Kelly as her co-anchor shortly after Kelly left in September 2017. Furthermore, she was featured for the first time as a co-host on The Five, substituting for Judge Jeanine on July 28, 2022.
Likewise in 1997, she made a cameo appearance as herself on an episode of the Fox police drama New York Undercover. Besides, she has been on Fox for over 25 years.
Moreover, she appeared in the 1998 movie The Object of My Affection as a news anchor. Additionally, she had brief roles in the films, Lisa Picard Is Famous in 2000, The Scout from 1994, Ransom in 1996, the remake of Miracle on 34th Street (as well 1994) and Ghostbusters in 2016.
Rosanna Scotto Education
Scotto attended Visitation Academy, a Catholic elementary school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Additionally, she graduated from Brooklyn’s Packer Collegiate Institute in 1976. Furthermore, she attended The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C., and graduated holding a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1980.
Rosanna Scotto Net worth| Salary
Scotto has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 million dollars. Furthermore, she may make more than the $175,000 per year that most news reporters and anchors make and because of the television and movie appearances she is most likely to make much more.