Kevin Newman Biography and Wiki
Kevin Newman is a renowned Canadian Journalist and News anchor. Newman was the chief anchor and executive editor of Global National from 2001 to 2010. He became a substitute anchor of CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme in August 2014 and in September 2016 was named host and managing editor of the weekly Investigative program W5.
Newman began his broadcasting career at CHRW radio in London, Ontario. In 1981 after graduating, he got his first job as a reporter for Global Ontario, and in 1986 he joined CTV as the network’s parliamentary correspondent. In 1988, Newman joined CBC Television as a reporter and anchor, hosting Midday from 1992 to 1994 before moving to ABC News in the United States where he anchored ABC World News Now for two years followed by other shows.
In 2001, Kevin moved back to Canada for Global Television which launched Global National, an English-language flagship national newscast. In April 2010, Newman announced his resignation from Global Television, and in 2012, he joined CTV News as the host of Question Period.
Newman retired from the network television in September 2019 and currently operates his own business, Kevin Newman Ideas, that produces TV shows, specials, and documentaries.
Kevin Newman’s Profile Summary
- Real name: Kevin Newman
- Birthday: June 2, 1959
- Age: 63 years old ( turning 64 on June 2, 2023)
- Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Gender: Male
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches tall
- Nationality: Canadian
- Net Worth: $5 million
Kevin Newman Age and Birthday
Newman was born on June 2, 1959, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Kevin is 63 years old and he will be celebrating his 64th birthday on June 2, 2023. He is of Canadian nationality and citizenship.
Kevin Newman Height
Newman stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Kevin Newman Wife
Newman is happily married to Cathy Kearns. The couple is blessed with two children: a son named Alex and a daughter named Erica. In 2015, Kevin and his son Alex published All Out: A Father and Son Confront the Hard Truths That Made Them Better Men, a co-written memoir of their relationship before and after Alex came out as gay at age 17.
Kevin Newman Education
After graduating from high school, Kevin attended and graduated from the University of Western Ontario.
Kevin Newman Net Worth
Newman, a Canadian veteran journalist has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Kevin Newman’s Awards and Recognitions
- In 5005 and 2006, he received the Gemini Awards for Best News Anchors.
- In 2007 he won the Gemini Award for Best Newscast alongside Global National’s journalist Kenton Boston, Doriana Temolo, Marc Riddell, and Joson Keel.
- Received Lifetime Achievement Award from Western University Canada
- On June 13, 2011, Newman received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario.