Ron Claiborne Biography

Updated On Aug 12, 2018 Published On Mar 18, 2016
Facts of Ron Claiborne
Date of Birth: 1953 , August-20
Birth Nation: United States
Name Ron Claiborne
Birth Name Ronald Eldridge Claiborne
Nick Name Ron
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For WNYW-TV, ABC News
Net Worth $ 5 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blade
Weight in KG 64 KG
Married N/A
Education Yale University , Columbia University
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
TV Show Good Morning America, ABC World News
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Emmy award winner, Ron Claiborne is a journalist and news anchor from the United States. These days, he is serving as the correspondent for ABC News and is the anchor of Good Morning America.

Ron Claiborne was born as Ronald Eldridge Claiborne in San Francisco, California, United States of America. He was also raised in San Francisco, California. Ron graduated from the Yale University with a major in psychology in 1974. Then, he joined Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He earned his master’s degree from the same college.

He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

He began his journalism career as an independent newspaper. He also worked at FOX News as a general assignment correspondent. In 1980, he joined New York Daily News and served them as a reporter for about two years.

Ron Claiborne also served as reporter and editor for the United Press International wire service in the late 1970s and in 1986, he joined the ABC News as a general assignment correspondent based in Boston. 

Working for ABC, Ron has covered a wide variety of stories which include legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts, the Elian Gonzales custody battle, the Persian Gulf War, and  U.S. Presidential campaigns of 1992 and 2008 featuring Senator John McCain who is diagnosed with brain cancer.

In 2000, he was awarded with an Emmy for his coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzales in Miami.

Though Ron is a well-known journalist, most of his personal profile has been kept low and secret. Information related to his love affairs, girlfriend, dating life married life and divorce are unknown. However, as per the report, Ron is searching for an Aquarius wife.

He is active on Twitter where he has 10.8K fan followings.

Well, because of the lack of ladies in his life, there are many who doubt Ron sexuality. Although many claim him being gay, there is no authentic proof to prove the rumors.

As of 2018, the actual figure about his annual salary is unknown, however, it is estimated that his net worth is around $5 million.

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Born in San Francisco, California

August 20 , 1953

Ron Claiborne was born as Ronald Eldridge Claiborne in San Francisco, California, United States of America. He was also raised in San Francisco, California. There is no any information about his parents. He is an American.

Worked at United Press International wire service

1978

Upon his high school graduation, Ron joined Yale University with a major in psychology. He also graduated from there. He began his journalism career from an independent newspaper. He also worked at United Press International wire service as a reporter and editor.

Joined New York Daily News

1980

Ron Claiborne is a journalist and news anchor from United States. He also worked at FOX News as a general assignment correspondent. In 1980, he joined New York Daily News and served them as a reporter for about two years.

Joined ABC News

1986

 In 1986, he began working at ABC News as a general assignment correspondent. There he worked as the reporter of several shows like World News, Nightline and Good Morning America. He is known for reporting the news about the gay marriages, Boston Catholic Church scandal and so on. 

Nominated in Daytime Emmy Award

2000

He is a talented journalist and news anchor from United States. He has also been nominated in lots of prestigious awards in his life. He was nominated in Daytime Emmy Award for the first time in his life in 2000 for Outstanding Morning Program.