Frances Rivera - Updated May 2024

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Frances Rivera

Frances Rivera is a renowned Filipino-American journalist and TV news anchor. Frances Rivera is famous for being the co-anchor of Early Today with Phillip Mena.

Early Life and Education

Frances Rivera was born in the Philippines on September 6, 1970. According to her birth date, she is 52 years old under the zodiac sign Virgo. Rivera holds Filipino-American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding her family background, She and her family, which included her two brothers, Andre and Marc, relocated to Austin, Texas, when she was three years old. They eventually relocated and settled in Dallas.

Speaking of her educational background, Her family sent her to the Philippines to pursue her education, which she did, earning a journalism bachelor’s degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Rivera returned to the country after receiving his degree to work at CBS Morning News in New York City. She worked for the CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City and the NBC affiliate KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Further, She covered the 1996 presidential election for CBS News’ The Morning Show in New York City while working off camera. With the PBS program Asian America, Rivera also served as a reporter and co-host.

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Caption: Frances Rivera broadcasting at the WPIX Pix11 Morning News source: DeviantArt.

Frances joined WHDH in Boston in 2001 and was promoted to the position of news anchor in 2006. It was announced in July 2011 that Rivera would depart WHDH for a New York TV position in August 2011 owing to personal and family reasons.  Thursday, August 18, 2011, was the day of her final Boston broadcast.

On Sunday, August 28, 2011, at 6:14 a.m., she started her broadcast at the WPIX Pix11 Morning News in New York City to cover Hurricane Irene.

Further, Rivera received a buyout offer from WPIX on August 6, 2013, and he left the network at the end of the following month. In 2014, she became a co-anchor for MSNBC. She and Phillip Mena have co-anchored Early Today since 2017.

Net Worth 2023

Frances Rivera has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth by 2023 is approximately $3 million. However, Rivera has yet to be a part of brand endorsement.

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Rivera is currently married to a Boston mortgage broker named Stuart Fraass. After being together for a long time, the duo tied the wedding knot in 2003.

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Caption: Frances Rivera with her husband and kids source: SugerFries.

Rivera and Stuart were blessed with two children. Tessa, a daughter, was their firstborn in the year 2010. She gave birth to their son Laz Conrad River, the couple’s second child, in the fall of 2012.

Body Measurements

Frances Rivera is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm/1.65 m) and weighs around 57 kg (126 pounds). In addition, Rivera has brown pair of lovely eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

Frances Rivera is active on her Instagram account @francesrivera with 6,463 followers. Moreover, she also has 13.2K followers on Twitter and 9.8K followers on Facebook.