Chris Egert Biography
Chris Egert is an accomplished American journalist who works as a news anchor at KSTP ABC 5 News in Saint Paul, MN. Previously, he was a news reporter and anchor at KIRO 7 News in Seattle.
How old is Chris Egert? – Age
Chris is around 48 years old as of 2024. He was born in Armour, South Dakota, United States, where he grew up.
How tall is Chris Egert? – Height
The news reporter stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Chris Egert Mother, Father – Family
Egert was born and raised by his loving parents in Armour, South Dakota, United States. However, his father’s and mother’s identites are still unclear. It is also not known whether he has any siblings or not.
Is Chris Egert Married? – Wife
Chris has been married to his beautiful wife, Kate Egert, for quite a long time now. The couple has been blessed with a son Dakota and a daughter Delaney. It is known that their son is a Type 1 diabetic for which they work with JDRF in their fundraising efforts to help find a cure.
KSTP 5 News
Chris is a vastly recognized broadcast journalist who is currently working for KSTP 5 News. Here, he served as a news anchor, writer, and co-host for the Minnesota Live morning show. It is known that he provided the news coverage of the 2020 George Floyd protests and riots.
Most noteworthy, he was among the reporters who explored the construction of the US Bank Stadium in Germany in 2014. During this time, he also uncovered the use of controversial materials in the multi-billion dollar facility
Furthermore, he led a journey to Africa for stories on Minnesotans in 2013. Moreover, he was involved in doctor training, wildlife tracking in the Serengeti, and educating impoverished students. As a morning anchor in Seattle, he was among the first journalists worldwide to reach Japan after the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami.
In Orlando during the historic 2004 hurricane season, he faced multiple hurricanes. While anchoring in Omaha, he joined military forces in Spain in 2001 as they headed to Afghanistan after 9/11.
Edward R. Murrow Award
Chris Egert’s Net Worth
Citing his journalism career, Chris has an estimated net worth of $1 Million to $5 Million (Approx.).
You can find and follow Egert on Instagram using the account name: @chrisegerttv