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Ron Magers Biography

Updated On 30 Dec, 2021 Published On 29 Jul, 2015
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Facts of Ron Magers

Date of Birth :
Age : 79 years old
Family Name : Magers
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Virgo
Name Ron Magers
Birth Place/City San Bernardino, California
Profession News anchor
Ethnicity White
Nationality Ameriacn
Working For ABC 7 Chicago
Net Worth $1.1 million
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Elise Magers
Awards Chicago Emmy Awards
Siblings Paul Magers

Relationship short Statistics of Ron Magers

What is Ron Magers marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Ron Magers have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Ron Magers having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Ron Magers Gay ? No

A weeknight anchor for WLS-TV, Ron Magers was the No. 1 rated and most-watched news anchor in Chicago, the ABC 7 News until his retirement in 2016.

Ron Magers - Married to wife Elise Magers

Regarding his marital status, news anchor Ron Magers is a happily married man to his wife Elise Magers who works at a counseling center. Mrs. Magers holds a degree in masters of divinity and a master of pastoral counseling.

ABC news anchor Ron Magers and his wife Elise Magers. SOURCE: Southside Center of Hope

Looking at this couple we can easily guess they are very happy with each other and both of them are very supportive of each other's professional careers. The couple is blessed with three beautiful daughters including Tracy Magers, Tia Koso and Kendal Hewitt.

The couple hasn't disclosed the identity of their daughters yet for privacy concerns. Together the family of Magers resides happily in Chicago. However, the children of Ron and his wife are adults and live independent life.

Ron Magers and his wife Elise Magers have been married for more than two decades. SOURCE: FlickPrime

And, while it's not known when did Ron and Elise marry each other, it's certain that the couple has been married for more than two decades. As of 2021, Ron and his beloved wife are still going stronger with their marriage.

Career, Earning & Net Worth of Ron Magers

News anchor Ron Magers started his broadcasting career by hosting radio shows while he was still a high school student in Toppenish, Washington. In 1965 he joined KEZI-TV in Eugene which was the start of his real professional career. He also worked as an anchor at the 11 p.m. newscast at KGW-TV in Portland, Ore.

Later, he left the job and worked as a full-time reporter and anchor at KPIX-TV in San Francisco. And, due to his talent in journalism, he was hired as the principal anchor for KSTP-TV, the ABC affiliate news sect.

Mr. Magers has definitely made an impressive amount of salary from his career as a TV anchor and host with a salary ranging from $50,000 - $150,000. But, to cut to the chase, Magers holds a net worth of more than $300,000.

Quick Facts of Ron Magers

  • Ron previously struggled with alcoholism and recovery.
  • Ron and his wife support Southside Center of Hope, a non-profit organization that help women in recovery
  • Magers is available on Twitter but doesn't use Instagram, as of now.
  • Magers worked with co-anchor Carol Marin, also known as his TV wife for thirteen years.
  • Magers owns a Thoroughbred and breeds the horse too.
  • Magers has been awarded six Chicago Emmy Awards, Associated Press awards and many other prestigious awards.

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Ron Magers Married

First Marriage with Elise Magers

Professionally she is an associate director of the counseling center. She is very supportive to him. Together they are parents of three children.

Ron Magers Children

DAUGHTER : Kendal Hewitt

Mother: Elise Magers

She lives in Minnesota. She is owner of small insurance company.

DAUGHTER : Tracy Magers

Mother: Elise Magers

She is an Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


Mother: Elise Magers

She is youngest of all daughters. She owns retail store called Embelizar in Bucktown.

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