Tony Betton Jr. Biography
Tony Betton Jr. is an American journalist who is currently (2022) working as a news anchor and producer for WPTA Weekday Morning News and a host of the station’s weekly Grant Me Hope reports, which focus on area foster children who are seeking a permanent home, and the station’s Young Entrepreneur segments, which are produced in a partnership with Junior Achievement. He joined ABC21 in January 2020 and was previously- anchoring Weekend Morning News.
Tony Betton Jr. Age | Birthday
The news anchor and reporter, Betton is 25 years old as of February 2022. Tony celebrates his birthday on the 9th of June every year and was born on June 9, 1996. On one of his Facebook posts, Betton showed his excitement on turning 25 years. On the post he wrote:
After anchoring and producing the newcast this morning it’s time to head to Indy Airport to catch my flight home to the A-T-L for my birthday celebration 2-week vacation!
Wow! Can’t believe I’ll be turning “25” years young on June 9th!
Tony Betton Jr. Family
The journalist was born to his parents in Columbia, South Carolina, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother is named Sheryl La Joyce Brown and he occasionally posts her photos on his social media accounts.
Tony Betton Jr. Height
The News anchor, Betton stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 10 inches approximately.
Tony Betton Jr. Wife
Betton maintains a very private life when it comes to his personal life. The Weekend Morning News WPTA anchor has not publicly disclosed information on whether he is dating or not. There are also no sources linking him to a romantic relationship.
Tony Betton Jr. Children
Betton has not revealed publicly whether he has children or not.
Tony Betton Jr. Education
Betton went to Mt.Zion Fine Arts Magnet High School where he did a Diploma in general studies, Broadcasting, Acting & Theatre. He attended Georgia State University where he earned a Bachelors’s degree in broadcast journalism.
Tony Betton Jr. ABC21/ WPTA
Betton is a news anchor/ producer working for ABC21/WPTA. He anchorsWPTA Weekday Morning News and is a host of the station’s weekly Grant Me Hope reports, which focus on area foster children who are seeking a permanent home, and the station’s Young Entrepreneur segments, which are produced in a partnership with Junior Achievement. He joined ABC21 in January 2020 and was previously- anchoring Weekend Morning News.
Betton joined Kayla Stewart and meteorologist Nick Marusiak on February 2022, on the weekdays to takeover from Samantha Myers.
Prior to joining ABC21, Tony was a studio production intern for ABC News’ Good Morning America in NYC. Moreover, he’s a member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists and of the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Inc.
Tony Betton Jr. Net worth
Betton has an estimated net worth of around $1 million – $ 5 million. His primary source of income is his career as a news anchor and reporter.