Deborah Knapp KENS 5, Bio, Wiki, Age, Birthday, Ex-Husband, Salary

Deborah Knapp

Deborah Knapp Biography and Wiki

Deborah Knapp is a beautiful and talented American news journalist who currently anchors KENS 5 Eyewitness News First at Four and Eyewitness News at 5 and 10 p.m. She also worked for KYW-TV before becoming a news anchor for KENS 5 News.

Knapp is a renowned journalist with a remarkable career spanning over 40 years at KENS 5 news. Her dedication to reporting has earned her prestigious accolades, including an Emmy Award, and a place in the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame. As the anchor for KENS 5 Eyewitness News First at Four, Eyewitness News at 5, and Eyewitness News at 10 p.m., Deborah has become a familiar and trusted face in San Antonio.

Beyond her role as an anchor, Deborah’s reporting versatility shines through as she covers diverse topics, both national and international. Her commitment to community involvement and leadership earned her the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award in Washington, D.C.

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Deborah’s passion for her community extends to her service on the boards of important organizations like the Boy Scouts of America and The Old Spanish Missions. The latter organization focuses on preserving San Antonio’s historic Mission churches, which are now designated as a World Heritage Site.

Education holds a special place in Deborah’s heart, evident from her scholarship from The University of Texas at Austin, where she pursued her studies. In 1994, she established the Knapp Scholarship, an annual award given to a deserving San Antonio student who demonstrates a genuine passion for community service.

Deborah Knapp Family

Knapp was born in Japan but most of her life in the USA with her loving parents. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family or her siblings.

She attended Garner Middle School and MacArthur High School before graduating. Knapp went on to the University of Texas in Austin, where she earned a journalism degree. Knapp appeared with Robert Redford in the 1975 film “The Great Waldo Pepper,” playing a short love interest of attractive aviator Robert, before attempting a career in journalism.

Deborah Knapp New Husband

Deborah is currently married to her loving husband Celso Gonzalez-Falla. She is a proud mother of two children whom she got from her previous marriage with Henry Bonilla, a daughter Alicia and a son Austin.  In addition, she is also a grandmother to three of her grandchildren born to her daughter.

Deborah Knapp Ex-Husband

KENS 5 news veteran Knapp was previously married to Henry Bonilla, a congressman. In their marriage, they were blessed with two kids, Alicia and a son Austin. Nevertheless, she is currently enjoying her new marital life with her husband Celso Gonzalez-Falla. On the other hand, she is four years older than her current husband and he has two teenage kids from a previous marriage.

Deborah Knapp Salary

Deborah receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from her career as a news journalist. The normal pay of a news journalist ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.

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