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Robin Baumgarten Biography

Updated On 04 Oct, 2023 Published On 28 Dec, 2022
Robin Baumgarten

Facts of Robin Baumgarten

Date of Birth :
Age : 60 years old
Family Name : Baumgarten
Birth Country : American Samoa
Birth Sign : Scorpio
Height : 5 feet 5 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Robin Baumgarten

What is Robin Baumgarten marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Robin Baumgarten have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Robin Baumgarten having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robin Baumgarten Lesbian ? Don't Know

Robin Baumgarten is well-known as a TV reporter on WGN-TV. She joined WGN-TV in 1996 and initially worked as airborne traffic and transportation reporter. She is also a three times Emmy Award winner, journalist, and news anchor.

Did Robin Baumgarten Get Married? Who's Her Husband?

Robin Baumgarten was previously married to Matt Piacente, the vice president of WVIT-TV, and they became the parents of two daughters but later got divorced for some reason in the year 2000. As she used to keep her personal life private, her wedding date hasn't been revealed.

Matt Piacente taking a selfie with his two daughters. SOURCE: Facebook(Matt Piacente)

Robin`s ex-husband Matt Piacente is a Veteran Chicago TV news producer and also a vice president of news at WVIT-TV and an NBC-owned station in Hartford, Connecticut. They both met each other while working for WGN- Channel 9. Their vibe used to get matched as they are from similar professions. But they got divorced, and the actual reason for it hasn't been revealed.

Robin Baumgarten is a mother of two Beautiful Daughters

Robin married the vice president of WVIT-TV, Matt Piacente, and they both gave birth to two beautiful daughters. They are Anna Piacente and Mary Piacente. They both have a years of age gap, but their birth month is similar. The first child was born on 5 July 2002 and the second kid was on 22 July 2004.

Robin Baumgarten with her two daughters on Christmas 2022. SOURCE: Facebook(Robin Baumgarten)
As per WGTV, on Oct 28, 2022, WGN TV reporter Robin shared a list of the times she has embarrassed her daughters, Anna and Mary, on TV. One of her daughters, Anna, joined them on set for fun.

Who Is Mr. X In Robin Baumgarten's Post? Is He Her Fiance?

After Robin divorced the Veteran Chicago TV news producer, Matt Piacente, she allowed a new man in her life. She started dating her partner and started a new chapter in her life.

Robin Baumgarten covering the photo of her fiance who she referred to as Mr. X. SOURCE: Facebook (Robin Baumgarten)  

Robin posted a picture together with her fiance, where she put her shining ring on her finger. She shared the engagement news on Facebook and Instagram.

In her post, we can see them together, but she covered her fiance's face with an emoji as she didn't want to reveal the identity of her fiance to the public. The most shocking thing is that she didn't mention her fiance's name and indicated using the word Mr. X. It is not learned whether she married her fiance or not. 

Robin's Ex-Husband, Matt Piacente

Matt Piacente is well-known as vice president of news at WVIT-TV, which is an NBC-owned station in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a Veteran Chicago TV news producer. 

Robin Baumgarten's ex-husband Matt Piacente. SOURCE: Facebook(Matt Piacente)

Moreover, Matt graduated from the University of Missouri. Before being given the vice president position, he worked as a television news producer in the same company. He also worked as a producer at ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7, Tribute Media WGN-Channel 9, and CLTV.

After Matt had experience working for 20 years in Chicago news, he decided to return to his hometown. There he became close to his two daughters, who were living with his former wife, Robin Baumgarten.

Net Worth Of Robin Baumgarten

Robin Baumgarten, a reputed TV reporter, has successfully made a good income through her profession. She is listed among the millionaires and has an estimated net worth of $2 million, similar to Sharon Kennedy. Most of her income source is from her profession as a TV reporter.

Firstly, she started working on WGN-TV in 1996, gaining huge respect from her fans and followers. On average, an American journalist earns around $98,000. The WGN-Ch anchor Robin Baumgarten even brought a home in Lemont. The house was brought on $783,000 with four bedrooms, 3,314 square feet, while another one of three bedrooms and 1800 square feet in Orland Park for $430,000.

Robin Baumgarten's Journey: Education &  Career

Robin Baumgarten has been good in her education since her childhood. Due to her great interest in education, she can be where she is now and do well in her profession as a journalist. Currently, she co-hosts a morning program from 6-10 a.m. with Larry Potash, Paul Konard, and Pat Tomasulo, and she is a reputed TV reporter on WGN-TV, similar to Lary Potash.

At first, she studied and graduated from the University of Illinois. There she received a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism. But information about her school-level education hasn't been revealed.

See the clip of Robin Baumgarten showing her colleagues how to use a skip-it.

After Robin's graduation, she started working in her related field. At first, she worked at Shadow Broadcast Services, then as a traffic reporter for CLTV News. She even reported traffic, news, and sports for the Jonathon Brandmeier show on WLUP Radio.

Moreover, Robin joined working with WGN-TV in 1996, along with working with traffic and transportation. After that, when there was an addition of an extra hour on WGN-TV in 2004, she became the solo anchor of the 5 a.m. broadcast and worked from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Again in 2013, there was a growth in her schedule, and she began to work from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. There she prefers being an anchor reporting on South Side and Chicago-specific news.

Physical Appearance Of Robin Baumgarten

Robin seems to be quite serious about her appearance. She is a news reporter, which might be the reason behind the seriousness of her body appearance. She is a beautiful, confident, independent woman with brown hair and eyes. She stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m), similar to another American journalist Lauren Sivan.

On the other hand, she has maintained her weight up to 65 kg. Her weight matches well according to her height, making her more perfect in her appearance. But, unfortunately, her body measurements haven't been revealed.

Presence On Social Media

Robin is interested in sharing her lifestyle, family, and work on social sites. Her profession as a Reporter might be one of the reasons to make her active on social media because she is even familiar with cameras during her work. She is active on most social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. She has more than 45.1k followers on her Instagram account @wgnrobin.

Furthermore, Robin is on Facebook with an account named Robin Baumgarten and on Twitter @Robin Baumgarten with more than a thousand followers. She has more fan followers as she is mostly known for her career as a journalist.

 Robin Baumgarten Quick Facts

  • Robin Baumgarten is an American citizen with a 'White' ethnic background.
  • She was born on November 7, 1963, in Burbank, Illinois.
  • The lady has been a TV reporter on WGN-TV since 1996.
  • Robin is a three-time Emmy Award winner.
  • She has more than 45.1k followers on her Instagram with the username @wgnrobin.

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Robin Baumgarten Married

Marriage with Matt Piacente

Robin Baumgarten was previously married to Matt Piacente, and they both have two beautiful daughters. But unfortunately, they got divorced.

Robin Baumgarten Children

DAUGHTER : Anna Piacente

Father: Robin Baumgarten and Matt Piacente

Anna Piacente is the eldest daughter of Robin Baumgarten and Matt Piacente. She is beautiful in her appearance and is the first child of them.

DAUGHTER : Mary Piacente

Father: Matt Piacente and Robin Baumgarten

Mary Piacente is the second child of Robin and Matt. She is younger than Anna Piacente and is beautiful in her appearance.

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