Ellen Leyva Biography
Ellen Leyva is a skilled American journalist currently working at ABC7 as the co-anchor of Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., along with her dear friend David Ono. She joined the news team in 1995 has served as a health reporter and has anchored several other newscasts, including morning and midday.
Ellen Leyva Age
How old is Leyva? Leyva was born on January 10, 1963, in Tucson, Arizona, United States She is 59 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on 10th January every year.
Ellen Leyva Education
Leyva attended and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism and is proud to have been inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism’s Hall of Fame in 2006.
Ellen Leyva Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Ellen Leyva Family
Ellen was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household. She is the daughter of Emma Leyva Duarte and Thomas Kraemer Lundy. Leyva spent much of her time in Mexico with her mother’s family and says being bilingual has helped her tremendously on the job in the large Hispanic communities of Phoenix and Los Angeles. She has a sister named Cindy.
Ellen Leyva Husband
Leyva is happily married to Mark Hair since 1990. Her husband is a pilot-a former F-15 pilot. The couple met when Leyva was interviewing him during her work in Arizona. The couple is blessed with two kids.
Ellen Leyva Children
Leyva and her husband Mark Hair are blessed with two children, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not.
Ellen Leyva Career
Ellen was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household. She spent much of her time in Mexico with her mother’s family and says being bilingual has helped her tremendously on the job in the large Hispanic communities of Phoenix and Los Angeles. Leyva attended and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism and is proud to have been inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism’s Hall of Fame in 2006. She has received an Impact Award for Excellence in Television from the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
Throughout her career she has been blessed with many wonderful opportunities, such as flying with the Blue Angels, co-hosting the Oscars red carpet arrivals with Roger Ebert, and standing in the OR with Dr. Oz as he performed a double-bypass.
She is passionate about supporting many nonprofit organizations. Major causes dear to her are serving as ABC7 team leader for AIDS Walk Los Angeles and advocating for mental health services for underserved communities, giving her time to Pacific Clinics as often as needed.
Leyva’s number-one passion is her two lovely grown daughters, Emma and Audrey. she lives with her adopted rescue dog, Charli. Charli has brought her so much joy that she now champions with “Wags and Walks” to help rescue other dogs and find them forever homes.
Ellen Leyva Salary
Leyva has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Ellen Leyva Net Worth
Leyva has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Ellen Leyva Social media Platforms
Leyva is very active on social media platforms and has over 10.2k followers on Twitter, 9.6k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.