MollMolly Grantham Biography
Molly Grantham is an American news journalist who currently anchors WBTV News at 5:00 pm, and 5:30 pm and solo anchor the 11 pm. She has been named TV News Reporter of the Year for Mecklenburg County’s “50 Most Influential Women” and Charlottean of the Year in 2020 by Charlotte Magazine.
Molly Grantham Age
Molly is 45 years old as of 2023, she was born on May 1, 1977, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on May 1st every year.
Molly Grantham Height
Grantham is of average height, measuring around 5 feet 7 inches tall, and maintains a moderate weight. This physical description provides a glimpse into her appearance, but it’s essential to remember that her professional contributions and achievements go far beyond her physical attributes.
Molly Grantham Parents and Family
Grantham was born and brought up in the USA by her loving parents, however, she has not disclosed any further information about her family or her siblings. Her mom passed in 2017 after battling breast cancer and her father also died of cologne cancer in 2006.
Molly Grantham Husband
Molly has a happy marriage to her devoted husband, Wes. Three gorgeous children have been a gift to them during their marriage, expanding their family life and bringing joy.
Wes and Molly are probably parents, who share the duties and rewards of raising their kids while also forging lifelong bonds and experiences. This facet of Molly’s life shows her commitment to her career as well as her responsibilities as a loving wife and mother.
Molly Grantham Baby
Molly and her husband, Wes, have a 9-year-old daughter, a 6-year-old son, and a baby boy who will be one in July 2021.
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Molly Grantham WBTV Wikipedia
Grantham is a two-time EMMY-award-winning journalist who has been named TV News Reporter of the Year for both Carolinas, one of Mecklenburg County’s “50 Most Influential Women” and most recently, Charlottean of the Year in 2020 by Charlotte Magazine.
Molly Grantham is a prominent figure in the news industry, known for her anchoring duties at WBTV. Her responsibilities include anchoring WBTV News at 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., as well as solo anchoring the 11:00 p.m. news program. In addition to her television career, Molly has ventured into writing, having published her second book during the coronavirus pandemic, showcasing her talents beyond the newsroom.
Molly Grantham’s influence extends to the realm of social media, where she is recognized as a leader, using her online presence to engage with the community and share important news and information. Her active involvement in the Charlotte community underscores her commitment to making a positive impact beyond her reporting duties, demonstrating her dedication to the well-being and welfare of the region she serves.
Since arriving in Charlotte as a reporter in 2003, Molly has covered gangs, terrorism, and the fight to legalize cannabis oil in North Carolina. She is also well-known for #MollysKids, children with uphill medical battles.
Molly follows the stories of over 100 kids a year, networking them together, promoting awareness, and helping raise funds for pediatric illnesses and research. Much of it is through her active Facebook page
Her first book, Small Victories: The Off-Camera Life of an On-Camera Mom, sold out on Amazon in its first week. It’s a funny, real-life account of juggling too much. This a perfect lead-in to her second book, The Juggle is Real, which launched in May of 2020 and encourages women to laugh through imperfections and sometimes drop balls they have up in the air.
Molly Grantham Ted Talk
In 2018, Molly gave a TedxCharlotte Talk called “The Real We Are” on stereotypes about women and their image. It was well-received, in part because it wasn’t something you expect a television news anchor to tackle, being that her career is visual and harshly judged.
Molly Grantham Cancer
Cancer has hit Molly’s family hard. Molly’s grandfather died of pancreatic cancer. Her mom died of breast cancer in 2017 and her father, who she calls her “forever hero,” died of colon cancer in 2006. Her grandmother also battled breast cancer and her great-grandmother died of the disease.
It’s part of the reason she has a huge passion to find a cure. Every year she captains #TeamMolly for Komen Charlotte’s “Race for the Cure” and over the past decade has helped that event raise millions, pouring much of it back into the community.
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Molly Grantham Salary
She receives an annual salary of $75,000 from her career as a news journalist for WBTV.
Molly Grantham Net Worth
Molly is believed to have an estimated net worth of $450,00 as of 2022 from her successful career as a news journalist for WBTV.
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