Robin Meade is a known American news anchor and journalist who is well-known for hosting the show Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN as its lead anchor. Robin initially started her career as a reporting for some local television stations in Ohio, an opportunity which she got through the exposure she gained by claiming the Miss Ohio title. She ventured into singing in 2011 through her country music album and also released another one in 2013. Scroll down to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Robin Meade in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Robin Michelle Meade was born on April 21, 1969, in New London, Ohio, the United States to Linro Meade and Sharon Meade. She was raised in New London and attended the New London High School. She was interested in the media field and opted to study programming and performance attending the Malone University and the Ashland University.
Robin Meade was dating her husband Tim Yeager whom she is said to have met during her college days for a long time before getting married to him. The couple tied a knot on November 6, 1993, and has been together for 25 years which clearly shows the love they have for each other.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Robin Meade won the Miss Ohio title in 1992 and came till the semi-finals in the Miss America beauty pageant. Her familiarity in Ohio gained her the opportunity to join the WMFD-TV as a reporter. She later became an anchor at the WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio and moved to Cleveland to work for the WJW-TV. Robin moved to Miami, Florida when she got the opportunity to host Today in Florida for the WSVN-TV.
She covered the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in 1996, during her time at the WMAQ-TV and her gaining popularity brought her to the HLN where she initially covered the Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2005, she started to host the show Morning Express with Robin Meade which she continues to host till now.
In 1995, Meade earned an Emmy Award for covering the famous school bus and train collision in Illinois and also got an Emmy nomination for creating awareness on surviving a plane crash. She was voted the sexiest newscaster in 2004 by an online poll by playboy.com and received the Young Alumnus Award from the Ashland University.
Net Worth & Earnings
Considered to be one of the most talented and beautiful reporters of America, she has amassed quite a good amount of fortune being in the field for over two decades. Her annual salary was $250,000 until 2012, which became $400,000 in 2013 and rose to $750,000 in 2014. Her current net worth is $5.5 million.
Robin Meade is not only a skilled news anchor but also a multi-faceted woman who has released two country music albums so far. She also became an author in 2009 through the book Morning Sunshine!: How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too.