Cheryl Burton (WLS-TV) Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, 10 Quick Facts

Cheryl Burton
Cheryl Burton

Cheryl Burton Biography and Wiki

Cheryl Burton is a renowned award-winning American journalist best known for her work as an anchor on ABC 7 Chicago/WLS-TV, a prominent television station in Chicago, Illinois since 1992.

Burton began her journalism career in 1989 working for  WGN-TV in Chicago where she co-anchored “MBR: The Minority Business Report”. A year later, she moved to Peoria, Illinois, where she worked as a reporter at WMBD-TV.

She then became an anchor at KWCH-DT in Wichita, Kansas in 1990 before joining WLS-TV in 1992 as weekend co-anchor/reporter where she currently anchors the station’s 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscast and the digital 7 p.m. newscast.

Having an amazing broadcasting career, Cheryl has won numerous awards including the Phenomenal Woman Award in 1997, Kizzy Image and Achievement Award in 1998, the Russ Ewing Award in 2004, and Thurgood Marshall Award in 2004 and 2005 among others.

10 Quick Facts About Cheryl Burton

  • Full Name: Cheryl Annette Burton
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Date of Birth: December 25, 1962
  • Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Parents: Hattie Burton (mother) and Simpson Burton (father)
  • Husband: Jim Rose (1986- 1995)
  • Occupation: Journalist/Anchor
  • Net Worth: $2 million
  • Education: University of Illinois,  Lindblom Technical High School

Cheryl Burton Age and Birthday

Burton was born on December 25, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.  She is 61 years old and her Zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Cheryl Burton’s Height

Burton stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).

Cheryl Burton Family/Parents

The Chicago native was born to Hattie Burton (mother) and Simpson Burton (father).  Her father is a U.S. Air Force veteran while her mother was a Chicago Public Schools teacher.

Cheryl Burton

Education

Burton graduated from Lindblom Technical High School in 1980 and later earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Cheryl Burton Husband and Children

Burton was married to Jim Rose, an American former sports anchor from 1986 until 1995 when they divorced. Moreover, she is currently not married and has no children.

Cheryl Burton’s Net Worth

Burton is a veteran anchor with an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

Did Cheryl Burton Get Married?

Burton was married to Jim Rose, an American former sports anchor from 1986 until 1995 when they divorced.

Does Cheryl Burton Have Children?

Unfortunately, Burton has no children.

How Much is Cheryl Burton’s Net Worth?

Burton is a veteran anchor with an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2024.

When Did Cheryl Burton Join ABC 7 Chicago/WLS-TV?

Burton joined the station in 1992.

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