Alicia Vitarelli - Updated Apr 2024

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Alicia Vitarelli


Alicia Vitarelli is an American Anchorperson and a reporter who hosts 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia. Alicia Vitarelli has been the Grand Marshal of the Italian American Woman of the Year for the Center for Italian and Italian-American Culture. Likewise, She has also worked along with NJ 101.5 radio host Dennis Malloy for a weekend cooking show called A Roma Aroma.

Early Life

As of 2023, Alicia Vitarelli’s age is 45 years old. She was born on January 1, 1978, in New York City. Her birth sign is Capricorn.

Her father’s name is Albert J. Vitarelli and her mother’s name is Elizabeth Ann Vitarelli. Likewise,  she has a stepmother named Sharon Vitarelli.

Her mother is the Director of Nursing at Abbey Delray, Florida. Her father is a retired  President of Ford in Manhattan.

Similarly, she belongs to the American nationality. She holds a mixed ethnicity of American and Italian.


Talking about her educational background, her high school name is still under review. However, Vitarelli spent days writing journals and short stories and performing in musicals in her childhood.

She loves stories like 100th and over 100 birthday stories. She has written for the Teenage Section of her local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance as a high school student.

Moreover, Vitarelli graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Spanish, and Theatre from Villanova University.

She attended the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University for a Master’s in Broadcast Journalism.

Alicia Vitarelli – Net Worth 2024

She has earned a lot of money from her profession. She is talented and hardworking. The reporters at 6ABC earn around $78,593 including bonuses and incentives.

However, her estimated net worth is between $500k and $1 million as of March 2023. Likewise, her salary as a reporter and host is approximately $78,593-$166,691 yearly.


Reflecting on Alicia’s Awards and Nominations, she was nominated for the Emmy Anchor/Reporter Award at WPVI 6ABC Action News in Philadelphia.

Also, she has received an award as the Grand Marshal of the North Wildwood Italian-American Parade. And named an Italian-American Woman of the Year by the Centre for Italian and Italian-American Culture.

Career and Professional Life

In 2000, Alicia Vitarelli started her career as an anchorperson and reporter. She has worked for NY1 News in Manhattan for six years. She was also the newscaster for News 12 for more than 2 years in New Jersey,

Likewise, she hosts her production “Buck Wild” a daily bargain-hunting program, and “Best Kept Secrets of New Jersey”. This show discovered secret recipes and food across the Garden State.

Alicia Vitarelli

Caption: Alicia Vitarelli (Source:

Later she also co-hosted on the radio for New Jersey 101.5 in the Dennis and Michele Show. In this show, she and Dennis Malloy craved food magic in the cooking show “A Roma Aroma”.

Then, she worked at 6ABC Action News WPVI in Philadelphia in October 2010 as an anchor/reporter.

However, she is still working on Action News as a co-presenter and also hosts the weekly family food section.

Furthermore, in her spare time, she prefers traveling the world, exploring, cooking, dining outdoors, and spending time with family.

She was bound at home for 2 months due to her ear injury.  Now she is back to work in Philadelphia with 6ABC Action News WPVI.

Personal Life

Yes, Alicia Vitarelli is a married woman. She got married to Matthew Pantaleno on 2007 April 20, at Our Lady of Angels Church in Brooklyn. Her husband was the Chief Photographer at WNBC.

Now he is a former photojournalist at Time Warner and former chief photographer at News 12 in New Jersey.

Also, he is the executive director of Staten Island Community Television and a Professor of Communications at St. John’s University.

The couple was blessed with a daughter Priscilla Isabelle on January 24, 2014. They seem to be happy and enjoying their company with each other. However, there is no sign of divorce anytime soon.

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Caption: Alicia Vitarelli with her family (Source: Chiaraboni)

Health Issues

There were rumors regarding her two-month absence. However, Alicia is back at 6ABC and shared details about her absence as she was suffering from an ear infection. She has a good profile and is a sober person.

She prefers to keep her life away from scandals. So, there are no controversies and rumors currently regarding her personal and professional life.

Alicia Vitarelli – Social Media

Vitarelli is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. She often keeps sharing her family pictures. Likewise, she has around 125k followers on Facebook and more than 37.8k followers on Twitter.

Likewise, she has more than 48.8k followers on her Instagram account under the username ‘@aliciavitarelli‘.

Alicia Vitarelli – Body Measurements

Alicia is beautiful. She has an amazing personality with a stunning body.

Moreover, she finds time to stay in shape as the curvy beauty she is with average body measurements. Her height is 1.67 m tall and weighs around 121 lbs.

Likewise, she has raven-black hair color and chestnut-brown color eyes. Even despite her tight work schedule, she finds time for workouts and sports which also includes cheering Wildcats.

Alicia Vitarelli

Caption: Alicia Vitarelli (Source: Appreciation of booted News Women)