Lori Stokes Biography
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Lori Stokes is an American journalist and news anchor. She is currently the co-host of Good Day New York on Fox 5 NY WNYW, with Rosanna Scotto. Previously, she was a co-anchor on WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News This Morning, with Ken Rosato (April 2000 to August 2017).
Lori Stokes Age and Birthday
Stokes is 59 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 16, 1962, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She celebrates her birthday on September 16th of each year.
Lori Stokes Height
Stokes’s height measurement stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Lori Stokes Parents and Siblings
Stokes is the daughter of Jay and Louis Stokes. Her father, Louis was an American attorney, civil rights pioneer, and politician with 15 terms of service in the United States House of Representatives. Louis was the first African American congressman elected in the state of Ohio. Her father died on August 18, 2015.
Lori Stokes Ex-Husband, Children, and Dating?
Stokes was married to Brian Thompson, a New Jersey Bureau Reporter for WNBC, and an Emmy Award winner. The two have two daughters together named Nicolette Thompson and Alexandra Thompson. Lori and Brian are divorced.
Lori Stokes Career
Stokes began her career as a journalist in 1986 at WCIA in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois where she worked as a medical reporter and later on as a weekend co-anchor.
She later joined WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1988 as a reporter and weekend anchor working for the channel for two years. She then moved to work for WBFF-TV, the Fox Station in Baltimore as a crime and street reporter.
Lori then joined WJLA-TV as a lead female anchor of the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts, and at MSNBC.
Lori Stokes Fox-5 WNYW
Stokes joined Fox-5 WNYW on October 4, 2017, as a co-host of Good Day New York with Rosanna Scotto replacing Greg Kelly who had left the station.
Before joining FOX -5, she worked for 17 years at WABC-TV having joined the station in the year 2000 as a co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning with Robb Hanrahan. The pair took the show to the number one position.
The two anchors later shifted to Eyewitness News at Noon, replacing Nancy Loo and David Ushery. Afterward, Lori was eventually paired with Ken Rosato and the two worked as the morning and noon anchors. The reporter left Fox 5 in August 2017.
Lori Stokes Salary and Net Worth
Stokes has an estimated salary of around $500K and an estimated net worth of $10 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.