Alicia Acuna Biography and FOX News
Alicia Acuna is an American news anchor and reporter currently working as a general assignment reporter based in the network’s Denver bureau. Prior to joining FNC, she was a weekday anchor/reporter for KSEE-TV (NBC) in Fresno, California where she anchored the 5 p.m. newscast.
Alicia Acuna Age
Alicia Acuna is 52 years old as of 2022, she was born on May 27, 1970, in Whittier, California. Alicia celebrates her birthday on May 27.
Alicia Acuna Height and Weight
Alicia stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m). She also maintains an average weight of around 125 lbs (56 kgs). She has blonde hair and brown eyes color.
Alicia Acuna Parents, Family, and Education
She was born in Whittier, California, USA, but grew up mostly in Arizona. Alicia considers herself a second or third-generation Mexican-American and a proud Latino girl. According to Alicia, her parents consider themselves Chicano.
Her father and mother divorced when she was 13 with her father moving to San Diego, CA. Therefore, after her parent’s divorce, Alicia stayed with her mother in Arizona during school days but spent the holidays in Southern California with her father.
She attended Tucson Magnet School where she completed in 1988. It is during her time at Tucson that she became interested in journalism and started studying it, and even volunteered as an assignment editor.
She proceeded to Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff from where she graduated with a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting in 1993. While still a student at NAU Alicia was involved with University TV.
Alicia Acone Mother
Her mother got divorced from her father when Alicia was aged 13. However, more details about Alicia’s mother like name, age, and place of residence are currently unavailable.
Alicia Acuna Husband
Alici is married to her husband Brian Daniel Boyd. The couple got married in April 2004 and have been together for 16 years. In 2009, Alicia’s husband was diagnosed with cancer which he fortunately beat.
Alicia and her husband Brian are proud parents of two children together. The first is a daughter named Sofia born in April 2004 and the second is a son named Mario who was born in 2006. She is also a mother to Brian’s other three children from a previous marriage.
Alicia Acuna Wiki, FOX News and FOX Latino
Acuna joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in 1997 and currently serves as a general assignment reporter based in the network’s Denver bureau.
Most recently, Acuna reported live from Dallas, Texas to cover the Ebola outbreak. Previously, she has covered the wake of the devastating May 2013 EF5 tornado reporting live from Moore, Oklahoma.
Acuna has also played an integral role in FNC’s political coverage. She covered the first Presidential debate in the 2012 election at the University of Denver in Colorado, as well as the Denver Democratic Convention in 2008.
Prior to joining FNC, she was a weekday anchor/reporter for KSEE-TV (NBC) in Fresno, California where she anchored the 5 p.m. newscast. She was also a weekend anchor/reporter for KGET-TV (NBC) in Bakersfield, California where she anchored the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.
A graduate of Northern Arizona University, Acuna began her career as an assignment editor. She was the runner-up for the 1997 APTRA reporter of the year award and conducted a fellowship at the CBS News national headquarters.
Alicia Acuna Salary
Alicia earns herself an annual salary of $82,000. She has been working as a news correspondent for FOX News for almost three decades.
Alicia Acuna Net Worth
Alicia has an estimated net worth of $400,00 – $700,000 as of 2022. She has amassed this amount from her career as a news anchor and reporter for FOX news.
Alicia Acuna Democrat
Alicia covered the Denver Democratic Convention in 2008 and the 2012 Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, Colorado. However, it is unclear whether she is a registered member of the Democratic Party. It seems that Alicia’s political involvement goes as far as covering political events.
Alicia Acuna CNN
CNN reported on an incident in 2017 where Republican candidate Greg Gianforte was said to have body-slammed a reporter. CNN termed the incident as a choke-slam. Alicia was an eyewitness in the incident. She published her account on Fox News’ politics website on May 25, 2017.