Allison Rosati Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Aug, 2021
Facts of Allison Rosati
Date of Birth: 1963 , February-11
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Allison Rosati
Birth Name Allison Kay Rosati
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Dover, Delaware
Ethnicity White
Profession Newsanchor
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Lee Dennis (m. 1993)
Children Kristen Rosati Dennis, Katherine Dennis, Stephen Dennis, Nicholas Dennis
Education Pine City High School, Gustavus Adolphus College
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Regional News Story Spot News
TV Show WMAQ 10PM Spot News
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American journalist, Allison Rosati is working as a newscast and co-Anchor for WMAQ-TV in Chicago. Rosati started her career in 1985 in Rocher Minnesota. She then worked in several networks including KTTC-TV, WGRZ-TV, and NBC among others.

Regarding her personal life, Rosati was married to her boyfriend, Dr. Lee Dennis with whom she shares four children; two sons, and two daughters.

Born in Dover, Delaware

Allison Rosati was born Allison Kay Rosati on February 11, 1963, in Dover, Delaware, the United States of America, under the birth sign Aquarius.

Rosati is American as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is of Finnish and Italian descent. Her parents raised her in the Pine city of Minnesota.

Crowned Minnesota Junior Miss

Rosati was crowned Minnesota Junior Miss in 1981. The same year, she also represented the State of Minnesota in America's Junior Miss Pageant where she received a ''Spirit of Junior Miss.'' 

She completed her education at the Pine City of Minnesota and Gustavus Adolphus College. She completed her education in Speech and Communication. She completed her graduation in the year 1985. She received cum laude after the completion of her graduation.

Journalism Career

Allison Rosat is active in the field of journalism from the past 1985 until the present context. Rosati began her career in 1985 in Rochester, Minnesota. During that period she was hired as a general assignment reporter and she was hired only for a few months that was less than a year.

But simultaneously she was promoted to producer and co-anchor due to her progress in her work during the newscast of 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. she also went across the Buffalo, New York for anchoring the program.

Rosati became the local co-host of The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon in 1989 with Barry Lillis. In 1995, she was hired by MBC 5 as a co-anchor. From 1999 to 2005, he hosted Wednesday's Child, a weekly program. 

Awards And Recognition

Allison Rosati has been honored with several awards. Here's a list of some of the awards she won, check it out.

  • Chicago Emmy Award
  • 2001 Women of The Year
  • Dante Award
  • Department of Health and Human Services Adoption Excellence Award
  • National Emmy
  • Excellence in Communication Awards
  • David Awards
  • First Decade Award
  • Distinguished Award
  • Humanitarian Of the Year
  • Media Person of the Year
  • Gracie Award
  • ''For the Love of Children'' Award
  • Women of the Year 2012
  • Mary Ellen Nolan Guardian Angel Award
  • 2016 Champions for Children Award

Whopping Net Worth of $20 Million

Allison Rosati has an estimated net worth of $20 million as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review. Rosati earns a salary of $1 million per month. 


Rosati has been involved in various social works and social charity linking up within various organizations across Chicago. She was involved in the volunteering activities within the areas of Chicago and organizations related over there. She has worked within the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the Ronald MCdoland house, and March of Dimes. She works according to the necessity of the organization and provides physical and financial support if necessary. She has also provided a huge contribution towards the Big brothers Big Sisters of America and she was also holding the post of Board of Directors within there.

Previously Married to Dr. Lee Dennis

Allison Rosati is a divorcee. Previously, Rosati tied the knot to her doctor boyfriend,  Dr. Lee Dennis after a long affair. The couple met in the early 1990s and eventually started dating. The pair got married on 20th March 1993 in a traditional Roman Catholic ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral in the presence of their friends and families.

They welcomed 4 children, two sons, and two daughters. Their first child, Nicholas Lee Dennis was born on 18th July 1994 whereas their second child stepped the first step on 15th October 1996.

The pair welcomed their first daughter, Katherine Mary Dennis on 16th June 1998 and second daughter, Kristen Alison Dennis on 7th April 2001. The couple after being together for over 2 decades divorced in 2017 for some undisclosed reasons. 

Age & Body Measurement

  • Age: As of 2019, she is 56 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Aquarius
  • Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches(170cm).
  • Weight: Her body weight is 75kg(165Ib).
  • Body Measurements: She has a curved-shaped body with measurements of 37-26-38 inches. 
  • Hair Color: She has a blonde hair color.
  • Eye Color: Her eyes are hazel brown in color.