Kenneth Moton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Dec, 2021
Facts of Kenneth Moton
Date of Birth: 1981 , July-26
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Kennenth Moton
Birth Name Kennenth Moton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Anchor, Reporter, Host
Net Worth $700,000
Eye Color Black
Famous for ABC News Correspondent
Married to Brandon Jones
Children 1
Education University of South Carolina College
TV Show Good Morning America, Good Morning America Weekend Edition, GMA3: What You Need to Know
Siblings 2
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Kennenth Moton is an American news journalist who started his career working as reporter, editor, and producer for WIS and WLTX. Currently, he is popular as ABC News Correspondent known for his works in Good Morning America and Good Morning America Weekend Edition. 

When Was Kenneth Moton Born?

Kennenth Moton was born on July 26, 1981, in the United States of America, under the birth sign Cancer. As of 2021, his age is 40 and he stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7-inch or 170 cm tall.

Though Moton's parents often mentions his parents on social media platforms, he has successfully kept their details under the wrap. He spent his entire childhood in South Carolina along with his brother and sister. 

CAPTION: Kenneth with his sister SOURCE: Instagram @kennethmoton

Talking about his education, Kenneth graduated from the University of South Carolina College holding a journalism degree.

Achievements In Journalism Field

Moton started his career in the field of journalism as a reporter, editor, and producer working for WIS and WLTX. After that, he joined News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, where he contributed 2 years covering stories like the Duke Lacrosse rape case. 

Additionally, the 40 year old then began servving in ABC's bureau Washington, D.C in 2015. Some of his covers for Washington politics include the Shooting at Mother Emanuel Church in South Carolina, The 2016 presidential election, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and the Las Vegs shooting massacre.

CAPTION: ABC News correspondent Kenneth Moton SOURCE: Instagram @kennethmoton

Then, Kenneth moved to Philadelphia and started working the 6ABC network in 2011 after working for 4 years in Florida. Following that he began his career on Action News as a reporter at 6ABC.

In the year 2019,  the news reported was announced as the co-ancor of ABC news and America. As a correspondent, host, and co-ancor, he has so far served for America This Morning, World News Now, GMA3: What You Need to Know, Good Morning America, and Good Morning America Weekend Edition.

How Rich Is Kenneth Moton?

The multi-talented himself has never revealed his wealth to public. According to various online sites, Kenneth Moton is worth $7000,000 as of 2021. On the other hand, his other co-works' net worth from ABC news are: Janai Norman ($500,000), Chris Wallace ($1 million), and Kate A. Shaw ($2 million).

Generally, ABC reports pay ranges between $29,000 to $72,000 annually. The average salary of ABC News reporter is around $837 per week and $43,536 per year.

Is He Gay? Does He Have Children?

South Carolina raised Moton is openly gay. He is currently married to long-time boyfriend Brandon Jones. The couple from LGBTQ cummunity exchanged wedding rings on March 7, 2020, after 5 years of relationship.

As per sources, Kenneth and his better half Jones, both attended University of South Carolina. Having lots of mutual friends, they did not know each other until working in Pennsylvania 2015.

CAPTION: Moton and his husband Brandon Jones SOURCE: Instagram @kennethmoton

One of their college mutual friend helped the anchor to reach Brandon on Facebook. Evemtually, they started talking online and after meeting each other they fell in love and began dating.

As of 2021, both the life partners are leading a blissful life together. The ABC News anchor has a goddaughter named Khloe. Back in 2017, he congraluated her for graduating kindergarden on Instagram.

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