Demetria Obilor is best known for her work on ABC’s Channel 8 as the Traffic Ensemble Anchor. In 2017, Demetria Obilor made headlines for her inspiring answer to a viewer’s body bullying.
Table of Biography
Demetria Obilor was born on 29th March 1991, Kansas City, the United States of America. As of now, she is 30 years old and holds citizenship in America. She has mixed ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Aries. Moreover, she is the daughter of a Nigerian father and a German-Lithuanian-Russian mother. Talking about her siblings, she has three brothers Uzoma, Ikenna, and Kelechi Obilor.
She and her family moved to Las Vegas in 2005, during her high school years. Besides that, there is no information regarding her parents’ names and her early childhood days on the internet and media. In 2009, Obilor enrolled at Johnson County Community College in Kansas. She went to the University of Kansas a year later and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2012.
Talking about her professional career, she first worked for KUJH, the student television station of the University of Kansas. She would also operate the audio board and teleprompter for news shows, as well as present special news updates that highlighted top stories from the campus newspaper, The Daily Kansan. Moreover, she worked for almost one and a half years. Later, she worked for KSHB-TV. She worked there as a Traffic Reporter. In addition, she moved to Las Vegas and she joined KLAS-TV. Till October 2017, she worked in the network. She moved to Dallas to work at WFAA after three years in Las Vegas.
As she joined the WFAA news channel as an Ensemble Anchor and host with the two years contract. For the news channel, she also worked as a traffic journalist for WFAA’s morning segment, ‘Daybreak’.However, her life in Dallas was not as smooth as she had anticipated. Moreover, she was subjected to racial and body-shaming harassment. After finishing the two years contract with WFAA, she decided not to renew the contract and confirmed that she was leaving on 18th September 2019. After leaving the WFAA new channel, she is working as a freelance journalist
Awards and Net Worth
As an anchor and host, she has not won any awards nor got recognition for her work. Looking at her success, we can assume that, she will win some of them in upcoming years.
From her professional career, she earns a decent sum of money. Talking about her net worth, there is no information regarding Demetria Obilor’s net worth. According to online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million to $5 million.
Talking about her relationship status, Demetria is single and unmarried. Moreover, there is no information regarding her past relationship available on media and the internet.
The news anchor was once a part of a controversy where Jan Shedd, a viewer, body-shamed her in 2017. Many people defended her on social media. The TV host thanked the public for their support.
Body measurements and Social media
She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 62 kg and has dark black hair and black eyes in color. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Demetria’s other body measurements.
Demetria is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On her Instagram, there are more than 1 million followers and on her Twitter, there are more than 178k followers. Likewise, there are more than 185k followers.