Alicia Acuna is an American correspondent working at FOX News based out of the network’s Denver, Colorado news bureau since 1997. She has also served at the KGET-TV in Bakersfield as a weekend anchor. Her precise reportage and incredible comprehension of political happenings distinguishes her from other broadcast reporters and makes her a necessary facet of FOX’s political news coverage.
Upbringing and Academic Years
Born on 27 May 1970, Whittier, California, USA, Alicia Acuna is a Gemini woman who bears the citizenship of America. She lived with her mother after their separation when she was 13 years old. She used to frequently visit her father’s place in San Diego, California during vacations. Concerning her studies, Alicia has been to Tucson Magnet School. She completed her high schooling in 1988. From her school days only, she was drawn towards journalism and wanted to pursue it as a career. In 1993, she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcasting from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Her sheer determination in studies since childhood led her to become a highly successful television correspondent.
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Alicia Acuna kickstarted her vocation as an assignment columnist. After a while, she was offered to work at KSEE-TV (NBC) in Fresno as a columnist and anchor of a daily weekend show telecasted at 5 p.m. Thereafter, she served as a weekend reporter and anchor at KGET-TV (NBC) in Bakersfield, CA, USA. Lately, in 1997 she became a part of FOX News Channel which was established back in 1996. Since then she has been a significant part of the network. Some of her exceptional political coverage includes the first presidential debate of the 2012 election, at the University of Denver in Colorado as well as the Denver Democratic Convention in 2008. Lately, she was seen broadcasting live from Dallas, Texas about the fatal Ebola virus epidemic. Additionally, the renowned reporter also composes political stories and articles for the FOX News Insider Site.
Marital Life and Children
Having dated Brian Daniel Boyd for several years, Alicia married him in 2000. The admiring pair have stood by each other’s side ever since their first meeting and walked down the aisle at a privately organized ceremony. Alicia’s husband is a cancer survivor who contracted cancer in 2009. But by God’s grace, his cancer tumor was successfully removed through surgery. The family consists of five members including three kids, their girl Sofia who took birth in April 2004, Mario whom they welcomed in September 2006, and Aidan Boyd, a 17-year-old boy who’s from Brian’s former relationship. The family of five presently resides in Pueblo, Colorado since 2012.
Combined Net Worth
Being in the news broadcasting field for so long, it is obvious that Alicia would have amassed a good amount of fortune to date. According to reliable sources, her net worth is assessed to be around $1.5 million, and she receives an annual income of $63k as a news anchor in the FOX news network.