Toni Yates Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Nov, 2019
Facts of Toni Yates
Date of Birth: 1963
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Toni Yates
Birth Name Toni Yates
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Jacksonville, Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blue
Body Measurements N/A
Boyfriend Quin
Married Yes
Married to Arthur Fennell
Children Gabriel Wendell Harvey, Alexis Naomi Fennell, Sarah Austyn Fennell
Divorce Yes
TV Show Eyewitness News
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Toni Yates, an American news reporter, and anchor, who currently works for Eyewitness News WABC-TV as their New Jersey reporter. She was a news anchor and reporter at WPHL-TV WB17. Starting her career in the field of media working as a reporter at WTOC, Yates later held several high positions at numerous networks like WABC-TV as well as the Opening Reception of The Philadelphia Black Gay Pride's 5th Annual. 

Who Is Toni Yates?

Toni Yates was born in 1963, Jacksonville, Florida, in a middle-class family. Yates was raised in her hometown Jacksonville, Florida, along with her siblings. According to her ethnicity, she is Afro-American and Toni’s nationality is American. Further details of her parents are yet to be revealed.  

Toni Yates attended Bishop Kenny High School and she graduated from the same college. Later, she joined Florida State University and graduated with a major in Communications. 

Toni Yates' Professional Career And Wiki

In the early days of her career, Toni Yates worked as a reporter at WTOC in Savannah, Georgia. Later she worked as a weekend co-anchor with WSAV.

Yates also worked for WTLV as a reporter and during her work there she returned twice to the hometown. Toni also served as a co-anchor for WJXT. During her placement in Norfolk, Virginia she had two jobs, one was delivering morning news and the other was Communications Director for the March Of Dimes.

Later Toni got an opportunity to work as General Assignment reporter job at WGAL which was located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and worked there for about several years. Toni later joined at WB 17 in Philadelphia and after few years there she returned to WABC, where she was promoted to the weekend anchor-medical reporter to weekday anchor.

Currently, Toni is regularly featured on WABC TV as a co-anchor for Eyewitness News Saturday along with Michelle Charlesworth or Phil Lipof. Toni’s first work on WABC TV was on Tropical Storm Beryl. Yates has also been featured as host an Opening Reception of The Philadelphia Black Gay Pride's 5th Annual.

Toni Yates's Net Worth And Salary

Toni Yates has collected a large amount of net worth from her journalism career. Her net worth as per some sources is believed to be over $1 million. She currently serves for WABC-TV where her annual salary is over $56.7K. She primarily collects such an impressive amount of money from her journalism career. 

Toni's major source of income is her journalism career. It has been reported that Yates owns a house in New York City. 

Toni Yates' Married, Fiance, Girlfriend, And Relationship

Toni Yates is a smart charming lady and her current relational status is single. Yates has three children from her previous marriage. She previously married her ex-husband Arthur Fennell, an award-winning journalist and actor. However, the ex-couple has not revealed how long their marriage went. Both of them have remained tight-lipped about their married life. 

Yates and her ex-spouse broadcast journalist Arthur Fennell dated for a few years before they tied the knot. Yates has three children with her husband Fennell, namely Sarah Austyn Fennell, Gabriel Wendell Harvey, and Alexis Naomi Fennell

It has been reported that the media personality is engaged now. Her fiance Quin popped the question to Yates on 30  December 2018. She announced her big day via Twitter showing up her engagement ring. Her boyfriend-turned-fiance Quin also has two children from his previous relationship. She is a doting mother to his two kids too. The two look very much in love. 

Toni previously lived in New Jersey, United States. As of now, she resides in New York City with her fiance and children. 

On the other hand, Toni also has a great attachment for animals especially she often posts loving pictures of her dog called Casper on her Instagram.  

Other Work

Besides her journalism career, Toni Yates also involved with the Girl Scouts. And she has also been a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Toni has also been featured in several other television shows and magazines. Yates has also been one of the popular TV journalists with her bold voice and perfect body language. 

Yates is also quite active on social media like Instagram with thousands of followers. She frequently shares beautiful pictures of her children with her social media. 

Toni Yates' Age, Height, And Birthday 

  • Toni Yates; height: she stands at the height of 5ft 9 inch (1.75 m).
  • Body Measurement: 37-26-36 inches
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown 
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • It is yet to be revealed when she celebrates her birthday. 
  • As of 2019, she is aged 56 years.