Erika Erickson - Updated Jun 2024

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Erika Erickson

Erika Erickson is an Emmy Award-winning American general assignment reporter and news anchor at WJBK Fox News 2 Detroit. Erika Erickson is also a promotional model for One Source Talent Modeling and acting agency and was also voted as a favorite personality in Metro Detroit in 2014.

Early Life

Erika Erickson was born on 21 July 1984(age 38 years) in Canton Michigan, USA. She was born to parents Cynthia Erickson and Erik Erickson and their details are unknown as of now.

Her father and grandfather William Lumley were veterans of the Navy. Her father died on December 16, 2013, due to some unknown reasons.

She was brought up along with four siblings named Daniel, Kris, Matthew, and Nathalie Erickson. Likewise, she belongs to the American Nationality and the Causation ethnicity.

Her sexual orientation is straight. In addition, her birth zodiac sign is Leo. She wanted to become a journalist from her very childhood which later she pursued as her career.


Giving light to her career status she was a phenomenal student at her school. Similarly, she completed her high school at Plymouth-Canton High School.

After that, she attended Schoolcraft College for her further studies. Further, she joined Wayne State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. Being a top student she was recognized as Journalism Graduate of the Year in the year 2009.

Erika Erickson – Net Worth 2023

Being a journalist she has gained an enormous amount of worth throughout. She has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million she has gathered throughout her career.

As per her salary status, she gains an average salary of around $75,000 annually. She is fortunate to be living a healthy and luxurious lifestyle ahead.

Body Measurement

There are not many details regarding her body measurements and status. She is around 5 feet 8 inches tall but her weight is unknown. Moreover, she has short brown hair and likes to keep it simple. As per her body measurements, she hasn’t shared any of them yet.

Professional Career

Erika Erickson is an Emmy award-winning journalist on the Fox 2 News channel. She started her career as a full-time reporter when she was still studying at Wayne University.

Firstly, she started her journey in  May 2013 when she joined WJBK Fox 2 Detroit as a full-time reporter. She started her journey as an intern with Fox 2 in January 2009.

After college, she started her first job in Traverse City Michigan on WPBN TV 7 and 4/ WGTU ABC 29 and 8 for three years.

Further, she worked at all local daily news magazine shows known as the upnorthlive Tonight Show and served as a one-man band including producing, anchoring, and also reporting.

Erika Erickson

Erika Erickson posing with her colleague at Fox News 2 (Source: Twitter)

The program is now WPBN-TV but left it after 3 years. After establishing her career on the unpnorthlive show she began to report as a fill-in anchor, write shoots, and produce for other local newscasts. Also, she worked at WTCM-FM and NEWSTALK 580.

Moreover, she was a host on the radio while she wasn’t producing, reporting, or hosting an event. Today she has established herself as an American Journalist who is currently working for WJBK Fox 2 Detroit news station and reports at 5 and 6 p.m.

More Details

Besides Journalism, she had a great passion for DJing as well. In the year 2012, she took part in the swing shift and the star dance-off competition for a charity event.

She along with her dance instructor Cliff Shanoski won the competition and along with the other six couples they were able to collect around $226,000.

It was for six local and state charities including her charity Michigan Blood called Be the Match bone marrow program. As per her awards and nominations status, she has been awarded the I’ve Times with Emmy Award for her outstanding contribution and performance.

Erika Erickson

Erika Erickson posing for a photo after winning the star dance-off show for her charity event (Source: Twitter)

Relationship Status

Erika Erickson hardly speaks about her personal life, nor discusses any details. As per her relationship, a status she might be single and is not committed to marrying anyone. She hasn’t shared any details regarding her past or present relationship history as of now.

Erika Erickson – Social Media

Erika Erickson is active on Twitter with around 12.9k followers. Other than that there is not much information regarding her social media status. She is not active on any other as per the reports.