Erica Hill Biography

Updated On Feb 21, 2019 Published On Nov 29, 2015
Facts of Erica Hill
Date of Birth: 1976 , July-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Erica Hill
Birth Name Erica Ruth Hill
Father Steve Hill
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Clinton, Connecticut
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Journalist
Working For NBC News
Body Measurements 34-24-32 inches
Shoe Size 9.5 us
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to David Yount (m. 2005)
Children Weston Robert Yount ,Sawyer Steven Yount
Divorce Not Yet
Education Wethersfield High School
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
TV Show Weekend Today
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American journalist and news presenter, Erica Hill is famous for being the co-anchor of the weekend edition of Today and being a national correspondent for all platforms of NBC News.

Erica Hill's Early Life and Education

Erica Hill was born Erica Ruth Hill-Yount on July 20, 1976, and is 42 years old as of early 2019. She was born in the middle-class family in Clinton, Connecticut, the United States of America to parents of diverse descent. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

In 1998, Erica graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Boston University.

Erica Hill's Career

After being graduated from Boston University, in the same year, she began her journalism career. She started her career as a production assistant for PC Week Radio.

With the start of 2003, she joined the CNN’s Headline News channel. She joined NBC News on 1st of November 2012 and started her journey as a co-anchor of the show, Weekend Today.

Back on April 19, 2018, sources announced that she would join CNN.

Erica Hill's Net Worth and Earnings

Erica has been earning a high figure of salary from her journalism career. As of early 2019, Erica Hill's net worth is estimated to be around $4.5 million. She is reportedly earning an annual salary of $700,000.

Erica Hill's Personal Life: Married Husband David Yount

Talking about Erica Hill's current relationship status, she is a married woman. On 15th of October 2005, Erica got married to husband David Yount. Her husband David is an attorney.

Erica and David are enjoying a blissful married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. There is no any information about her extra-marital affairs.

As a married couple, they have welcomed two children; Weston Robert Yount born on November 25, 2006, and Sawyer Steven Yount born on March 23, 2010.

Erica Hill's Body Measurements

Height: 5 feet 5 inches

Weight: 57 kg

Figure: 34-25-35 inches

Hair Color: Light Brown

Eye Color: Dark Brown

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Born in Clinton, Connecticut

July 20 , 1976

Erica Hill was from the middle class family born as Erica Ruth Hill in Clinton, Connecticut, United States of America to parents of diverse descent. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. She is five feet and six inch tall. 

Graduated from Boston University


A young girl with deep interest to pursue her career in journalism, Erica Hill joined Boston University soon after her high school graduation and then she majored in Journalism. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998.

Joined PC Week Radio


Soon after receiving her BA in Journalism from Boston University, she began her professional career.  She began her career as a production assistant for PC Week Radio. That was the PC Week magazine's online news program.

Joined CNN


With the start of 2003, she joined the CNN’s Headline News channel. At the beginning of her career in CNN, she worked as a general news anchor is several programs. And then the next year, she was named the national correspondent of the CNN Newsource.

Was named the new co-anchor of The Early Show

September 22 , 2008

After working as a national correspondent in CNN for about half a decade on 22nd of September 2008, she was named the the new co-anchor of The Early Show. She first worked there in a temporary basis but from the next week on 27th of September she was made the permanent anchor.

Joined Weekend Today

November 3 , 2012

On 1st of November 2012, she announced that she will be joining NBC News as the co anchor of the show, Weekend Today and two days later, she finally joined them. She also worked there as the NBC News national correspondent.

Married to David Yount

October 15 , 2005

The only love she is linked with is with David Yount. David Yount is an attorney. On 15th of October 2015, Erica Hill got married to him. As a married couple, they have already welcomed two children. They are living happy married life. 

First child, Weston Robert

November 25 , 2006

Within a year after being married with love of her life, David Yount, she announced her pregnancy in the mid 2006 and finally welcomed it on 25th of November. That time it was a son and they named him, Weston Robert. 

Second child, Sawyer Steven Yount

March 23 , 2010

She also became mother for the second time in her life and that was in 2010. She and her lovely husband, David Yount welcomed their second child together on 23rd of March and that time it was also a son and they named him, Sawyer Steven Yount. 

Was listed in People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People issue


In 2006, she received one of the major honors in her life and that was from People Magazine. They listed her in their list of 100 Most Beautiful People issue of the year in 2006. Actually, she was ranked 35th is this listings.