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Biography

Elizabeth Vargas :: Biography

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Elizabeth Vargas's facts

Date of Birth 1962-09-02
Nationality American
Profession Television Journalist
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Marc Cohn
Married on July 20, 200
Education Bachelor's degree in journalism
Education at University of Missouri in Columbia
Net Worth(s) $3 million dollars
Name on Birth Elizabeth Anne Vargas
Place of Birth Paterson, New Jersey, United States

An American TV journalist, “Elizabeth Vargas” was born on September 6, 1992 in Paterson, New Jersey, U.S. Vargas carries mixed ethnicity of Puerto Rican and Irish American. She is best known as an anchor of ABC’s newsmagazine ‘20/20’ and ‘ABC News Specials’. Her father, Ralf Vargas was a colonel in the U.S. Army. She completed her graduation from the ‘University of Missouri’ majoring in journalism. While studying at the University, she started her broadcasting career as reporter/anchor for NBC affiliated TV station ‘KOMU-TV’.

Talking about her career journey, she after initiating her career from KOMU-TV she became associated with WBBM-TV. Her work as an anchor in the television network was well appreciated by the senior Vice president of ABC, Phyllis McGrady. In the year 1993, she moved to NBC News to work as correspondent. She also worked as a sub anchor for ‘Today’. After spending three years with the network, she became associated with the morning television show called ‘Good Morning America’. In 1997, she worked for the primetime magazine show as newsreader. Considering her good work as an anchor, she was appointed as an anchor for ‘WNT Sunday’. She even became first woman to work as an anchor for the evening newscast in U.S. Vargas was awarded with an ‘Emmy Award’ for covering the story of Elian Gonzalez. Likewise, she received nomination for an ‘Emmy Award’ for the television program 20/20. In the year 2005, she was appointed as a co-anchor for the television program ‘ABC World News Tonight’. However, soon after a year she resigned from the ‘WNT’. In the late month of 2006, she returned to work as a co-anchor for television newsmagazine ‘20/20’. She also appeared as a primary host of ‘ABC News specials’.

Moving towards her personal life biography, the beautiful journalist is a married woman. She got married to singer-songwriter ‘Marc Cohn’ in July 20, 2002. From her marital relation with her husband, she is blessed with two children named ‘Zachary Raphael’ and ‘Samuel Wyatt Cohn’. She was dating the famous singer, Cohn from three years of their marriage. Cohn was already a married man. From his previous marriage, he has two children named ‘Max’ and ‘Emily’. In 2014, the rumors came of their divorce after Vargas checked into rehab to cure from alcoholism. The news was published in Entertainment Tonight. Besides her relationship news with her husband, there is no news published about her past relationships. Vargas was suffering from alcoholism which led her to admit in the rehab. Alcohol is rumored to be the main reason for her divorce with her husband.

The talented television journalist, Elizabeth Vargas is noticed for her beautiful body and exotic figure. She looks absolutely stunning in her television shows. However, she has not revealed her exact body measurements size in the public, but having a close glance at her she looks to have close body measurements size of 36-24-36 inches. She stands with the height of 5 feet 7 inches and carries normal weight of 58 kg. There is no evidence available of wearing sexy bikini outfit. But she might look smoking hot whenever she exposes her curvaceous legs and pretty feet in bikini. Even at the age of 52, she looks much younger to her real age. The beautiful journalist has a good sense of dressing. She just looks stunning and adorable in her each outfit. She is also noticed for her unique bob cut hairstyle.

Elizabeth has come a long way to make her name established in the American media world. She gained both recognition and rewards from her career. At the start of 2014, she has accumulated total net worth amount of $3 million dollars. She might be earning considerable amount of salary from her work which she has not exposed yet. More information about this gorgeous journalist can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites. Her brief bio is also available on IMDb. She is also active on twitter and Facebook.