Mary Bubala - Updated Sep 2023

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Mary Bubala

Mary Bubala is an anchorwoman, news presenter, journalist, and also host who hails from Chicago, Illinois. The anchorwoman Mary Bubala is more popular than the earlier Baltimore news anchor who had served for WJZ-TV.

Early Life and Education

The beautiful host was born on 14th September 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Mary Bubala’s age as of 2022 must be fifty-two years old and her sun sign is Virgo. Likewise, she is an American native and is of Caucasian ethnicity. She also follows the Christian religion and was born in an American family. Her parents are father Paul Bubala, and mother, Carol Bubala. In addition, she has a sister however there is no information available about her.

As for her educational background, the anchor is obviously a well-educated personality. Bubala went to Glenbrook South High School which is located in Glenview, Illinois. In fact, during her school days, she was also a part of the Glenbrook South Television (GBS-TV). Later, she went to New York and attended John Hopkins University. In the year 1991, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of science in broadcast Journalism.

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Caption: Mary Bubala with her siblings when they were young (Source: Instagram)


The anchorwoman is a very lovely and kind woman who also loves reading several types of books and watching films. Her favorite celebrities are Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez. Likewise, her favorite holiday destination is Paris. She also loves white color and her favorite food is Italian Cuisine. Moreover, the anchorwoman also loves spending more time with her close friends and family and is often seen traveling to different places. She also loves her pet dog a lot and often shares images of being together with her close ones.

Mary Bubala – Career and Professional Life

At the beginning of Mary Bubala’s career, she went to serve at WMAR which is in Maryland. She has also worked in WENY and WBNG which is in upstate New York. Likewise, the news presenter was previously working in WORK located in Rochester. The anchorwoman immediately got a profession the day after her graduation at WENY-TV with the post of weekday news anchor and also as a weekend reporter. With the help of the anchorwoman’s hard and impressive works, she was able to receive the regional Emmy award for being a news anchor.

Likewise, Bubala also was present in the nomination list for covering the Freddy Gray protests. The Maryland Daily Record praised and prestige she being an Influential Marylander in the year 2018. In December 2003, the news presenter got into WIZ-TV where she served for more than fifteen years and was dropped out in May 2019. It happened after she was somehow related to the former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s resignation due to her gender and race.

Controversial matter

She told, “We’ve had three female, African-American mayors in a row. They were all passionate public servants. Two resigned, though. Is this a signal that a different kind of leadership is needed to move Baltimore City forward?” when she was talking to Loyola University Maryland professor, Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead. She told all these after Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was fully left from Mayor. In fact, Catherine left the Mayor after she was also engaged in the series of her own children’s books sales controversy.

As a reply, the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists (BABJ) recorded another statement disagreeing with her statement. They even told that her statements were racial and sexist. After some time, the anchorwoman had to apologize many times for all her statements from her social media accounts. Then, she even told about her quitting from WJZ-TV after making a post on her Facebook page. Apart from this, the anchorwoman has also previously active in charity works which is nonprofitable to her.

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Caption: Mary Bubala sharing the news (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

The anchorwoman’s salary ranges from $42,116 to $62,000 which she gets annually. As of now, she seems to have a net worth of around $500 thousand. The primary source of her income from her impressive and decent career as an anchorwoman, news presenter, journalist, and even as a host. There is no doubt that she is living a happy and luxurious life to this day after working very hard.

Mary Bubala – Relationship Status

Mary Bubala is a married woman and the name of her husband is Bruce Douglas Smith. Bubala’s husband is an oncologist and they have been living together happily to this day. The couple got to meet and know each other for the first time when the both of them were in Rochester, New York. Eventually, she and Bruce’s wedding took place in September 1996. ¬†Moreover, the couple together is the parents of two beautiful kids and the

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Caption: Mary Bubala with her husband (Source: Instagram)

Mary Bubala – Body Measurement

Coming to the body measurement part, the news presenter has a good height of 5 feet 6 inches or else 168 cm or 1.68 m. Also, the anchorwoman has a suitable bodyweight of around 55 kg or 121 lbs. Similarly, the size of her breast is 35 inches, her waist size is 27 inches, and the size of her hips is 36 inches. Mary Bubala wears a shoe size of 6 (UK) and the size of her bra cup is 34 B. In addition to that, the anchorwoman has a fair complexion with a slim body type. She also has a pair of beautiful blue eyes with brown hair.

Social Media

Talking bout the anchor’s presence on the social media platform, she seems to be quite active there. She has an Instagram account where she has managed to gain more than 6 thousand followers. Likewise, the news presenter has a Twitter account where she has less than two thousand followers. The beautiful anchor also has a Facebook page where she has more than 21 thousand followers. As an anchor, her social media accounts are all full of the news and her profession-related posts.