Lori Stokes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Dec, 2019
Facts of Lori Stokes
Date of Birth: 1962 , September-16
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Lori Stokes
Father Louis Stokes
Mother Jay Stokes
Nationality African American
Birth Place/City Cleveland, Ohio
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For WABC-TV
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 76 KG
Affair with Brian Thompson
Boyfriend Brian Thompson
Married Yes
Married to Brian Thompson
Children Nicolette Thompson, Alexandra Thompson
Education Ohio State University and Howard University
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Lori Stokes is a news anchor currently working for the WABC-TV for the show  Eyewitness News with Ken Rosato. She has also worked for other big channels such as WBFF-TV, WJLA-TV, and MSNBC. Well, she is also known as the first African-American to broadcast on MSNCB.

Early Life, Bio, And Mother Of Lori Stokes

Lori Stokes was born in the year 1962 on the 16th of September making her 56 years old at the moment. At this age, she has already achieved a significant amount of success as a news anchor and it she has been thriving under her role. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is Afro-American. 

Stokes was born in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States of America. She is ethnically black and is an American citizen. The names of her parents are Louis Stokes and Jay Stokes and they have always supported her in her way to becoming one of the very best.

Stokes has won it all from fame to money with her amazing work and the only thing that has helped her to grow this big is her talent. Stokes went to Ohio State University for her education and also got her degree from Howard University.


Lori Stokes wanted to be a novelist but later on, started her career as a journalist as a medical reporter. Se first worked as a weekend anchor for WBTV. In the years 2000, she joined WABC-TV. 

She worked for the WABC-TV for a show called Eyewitness News and her partner for the show is Ken Rosato. In 2003, Stokes was removed from the noon newscast and Sade Baderinwa started working.  

Stokes has also worked for other big channels such as WBFF-TV, WJLA-TV, ABC, and MSNBC. Even after being so popular and so successful she has always been a humble human being.    

Why Did Lori Stokes Leave ABC and WABC-TV?

Lori who spent more than five years on ABC channel as the host leave the studio in August 2017. However, she didn't officiate the reason for her departure. 

She also left the WABC-TV network after 17 years of service,

Let’s just say I’m shifting gears. Thanks for going on this incredible ride with me, and I know we’ll see each other again.

Well, currently she working on the show New York’s Good Day New York in WNYW alongside Rosanna Scotto replacing Greg Kelly. 

Lori Stokes' Net Worth And Salary 

Lori Stokes has been very successful in her career and it has given her great earnings and a very high net worth. She gets a very healthy salary and this boosts her net worth every year. She has a net worth of around $1 million and is paid a good salary too. 

Lori owns a house in New York.   

Divorce From Longtime Husband Brian Thompson

Lori Stokes married Brian Thompson and started to live very happily as husband and wife. The couple was going just fine with their relationship but sadly some serious problems occurred because of which the couple could not save their relationship and it sadly ended in a divorce.

The news of thier separation was confirmed by the Twitter post shared by Lori on December 25, 2014, where she has shared a picture of her with Brian inc which she has mentioned him as an "Ex-husband". 

CAPTION: Lori Stokes with her ex-husband SOURCE: Twitter

Stokes has two children and their names are Nicolette Thompson and Alexandra Thompson. It does not seem like she is dating anyone else or having an affair at this time. Her first daughter was very special to her and so was the second one but sadly her love for her children could not save her marriage.

Lori currently resides in New York City along with her husband and daughters. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Lori Stokes' height: She stands at 5 feet 7 inches.
  • Her age as of 2019 is 56 years. 
  • Her uncle is Carl Stokes.


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