Bill Balleza Bio, Age, Family, Channel 2, Net worth

By | April 5, 2024

Bill Balleza Biography

Bill is an American Emmy-award winning TV news reporter and anchor. He co-hosts the channel 2(KPRC) newscast with Dominique Sachse. Balleza’s contract with KPRC lapsed in 2021.This is 50 years after he started as a TV news reporter…Balleza expanded San Antonio college from where he completed in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.

How old is Bill Balleza?

Balleza was given birth to in 1947 in San Antonio, Texas. He will be 73 years by 2020.

Bill Balleza family

Balleza is the eldest of six children. Balleza’s maternal grandfather was Francisco Ibarra born in Monclova Mexico in 1894. He passed on in 1960. Bill’s grandmother, Tomasa passed away in 1960 of breast cancer at the age of 67 years old.

Bill Balleza Wife

Balleza is husband to Melissa Loh. The two have three children and two grandchildren. As an avid woodworker, he has made furniture for families that he and his Channel 2 colleagues supported for Houston Habitat for humanity.

Bill Balleza Channel 2

Balleza had worked as the dean of Houston anchors. Having worked at the Channel for almost to 50 years, Balleza says he will have 50 years in the business and be the longest-working anchor on Channel 2. Before then, Ward left Channel 13 after 50 years of anchoring.

Balleza aired the death of pope John Paul ll from the Vatican the year 2005 and as well the election of pope Francis in 2013. Balleza’s reporting on the deadly fertilizer company explosion in West, Texas gifted him an Emmy award. Balleza as well aired the shooting of United States. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson. He as well aired the Murrah Federal Building explosion in Oklahoma city, and aired too the crash of American Flight 587 in New York, a month later he covered 9-11 attacks.

During his tenure at Channel 2, he has aired news sharing the news desk with famous newscasters like Paul Zahn, Jan Carson, and Linda Lorelle.

Bill Balleza Net worth

Balleza has gathered a lot of wealth from his work. Nevertheless, neither the estimated nor the exact amount of his salary is known.

 

 

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