Shirleen Allicot is an American journalist who currently serves as a co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon.
She previously worked as the co-anchor of Action News at 4 on WPVI and Action News at 10 on WPHL. She also worked for News 12 Connecticut, News 12 Long Island, and News 12 the Bronx. The media personality has been married to Jesse for a long time and the two are blessed with one child.
Early Life and Education
Shirleen Allicot was born in Guyana, Queens, London, United Kingdom. Her parents moved to America when she was just three months of age. She is Afro-American in ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Allicot spent most of her childhood days in Ozone Park, Queens, New York along with her family. Her father and mother both worked for the NYC Transit Authority.
After she had completed high school, she attended Hofstra University, in Hempstead, Long Island, and later graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism. There is no information regarding her date of birth and age.
Shirleen Allicot's career began in the Bronx, where she worked for several years for News 12, Cablevision's local news network. Shirleen covered three States, including Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York State.
After Allicot worked for a few years in the Bronx, she shifted to the same television station. Later, Allicot left for another position on the 6abc Action News.
Career Break Through
Moreover, Allicot came into the limelight when Allicot began working as an anchor for the Eyewitness News at Noon, whereas, the former anchor was at Philadelphia-based WPVI.
To date, Allicot has covered everything from Hurrican at the Boston Marathon bombings to the current Amtrak derailment case. She also took an interview with the former president's wife, Michelle Obama.
Co-anchor of Eyewitness News
Furthermore, Allicot said in an interview regarding her story, that during the 2016 United States Presidential elections. Being a co-anchor of Eyewitness News at Noon exclusively covered the run-up to the elections.
Allicot provided accounts for both the final and primary elections too, as Hillary figured distinctly during those reports. Allicot had a lot of interest in the Presidential candidate, whereas, she also covered an interview with Hillary Clinton as part of the news program when Hillary Clinton was running for the Democratic Presidential nomination.
Net Worth And Salary
Shirleen Allicot has earned a good amount of money from her journalism career, but the exact amount of her net worth is yet to be revealed. As per some online sources, her net worth is believed to be more than $1 million.
As a journalist, Allicot's salary is more than $85,000.
Shirleen Allicot's Husband
Shirleen Allicot is a married woman. She is married to her boyfriend Jesse. It is yet to be revealed that the couple when exchanged the vows but looking at their stunning wedding they seemed pretty much happy.
It has been reported that her husband's name is Jesse Gilmer but it is not official. She gave birth to her first baby, a daughter, and a second daughter named Shayla Joëlle Gilmer and Gigi.
Expecting Third Child
The journalist is also expecting a third child with her spouse. She has posted a number of pictures showcasing her baby bump on her Instagram account.
The media personality currently resides in New York, New York City along with her husband and one child.
Besides her married affair, Shirleen is also a great cook, she loves doing an experiment in her kitchen and surprises her family with new tasty dishes during her free time.
Allicot also loves to spend her spare time with her husband and daughter. She is also quite busy on social media like Facebook and Instagram with more than 17.2 k followers as of 2019.
Allicot has also a Twitter account with 20.2 K followers as of 2019.
Shirleen Allicot's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Shirleen Allicot stands at the height of 5ft 8 inches.
- She has perfect body measurements.
- She has a black colored eyes and black colored hair also.
- Ellicott's age is yet to be revealed.
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by ab-niranjan, 04 Aug, 2022