Erik Barajas Biography|Profile
Erik Barajas is a skilled American journalist currently working at ABC -KTRK as an anchor. He joined KTRK-TV’s 13 Eyewitness News in March 2008.
Erik Barajas Age|Birthday
How old is Barajas? He is 45 years old as of 2023. Barajas was born on September 11, 1977, in Houston, Texas, USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of September every year.
Erik Barajas Education
He went to North Shore Senior High school and later attended the University of Houston where he received his bachelor’s degree.
Erik Barajas Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Erik Barajas Family|Parents|Siblings
He is the son of Ambrosio Barajas his dad and Tanya Barajas his mother. He has two siblings; a sister and a brother whose names have not been disclosed.
Erik Barajas Wife|Married
He is happily married to his wife called Courtney Stubbs. The couple tied the knot in June 2002. He has not disclosed information regarding his wife. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Erik Barajas Children
Together with his wife, they have two young boys named Gavin and Kole but he has not disclosed information about them. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Erik Barajas Career
As a true Texas journalist, Barajas has served as an anchor and a reporter all over the state. He came to Houston from KSAT 12 in San Antonio where he was a weekend anchor and reporter for four years.
Barajas’ television career started in Corpus Christi, Texas at KZTV 10 where he wore several hats. He served as a news photographer, reporter, producer, and anchor. Additionally, he says his involvement in all those different positions helped give him an understanding and perspective of the challenges it takes to produce the news. Barajas later moved to Austin, Texas, and to KTBC Fox 7 to be that station’s weekend anchor and reporter.
Notably, Barajas has covered the crash of the space shuttle Columbia on the borders of Texas and Louisiana. He has also traveled to Louisiana to cover the Gulf Oil spill, and he reported from Austin, Texas, to cover President Barack Obama’s visit there.
Barajas points out that working in Houston at KTRK-TV is “a true blessing” because he can do what he does for a living “in front of family and friends”. He goes on to add, “Staying in Texas throughout my career, thus far has been eye-opening in terms of really getting to know the state on a deeper level and realizing just how diverse this state really is.” He is happily married and together with his wife have two young boys and are very happy to be back in their hometown.
Erik Barajas salary |Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.