Tamala Edwards Biography

Published On Nov 25, 2017
Facts of Tamala Edwards
Date of Birth: 1971 , April-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Matt O'Donnell
Father Jim O'Donnell
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Comox
Ethnicity White
Profession Footballplayer
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color White Brown
Weight in KG 149 KG
Married Not Yet
Education Queen's University
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Edwards started her career as staff writer for Time magazine in 1993 and worked for two years as a Time reporter in New York, covering international news from 1995 to 1997. During the presidential election in 2000, she covered vice president Al Gore's campaign as well as former New Jersey's Senator Bill Bradley's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. 

Later, she started working for ABC News as a White House correspondent in 2001. She reported during the Iraq War, moving with the Air Force and eventually become an anchor for ABC's World News Now and World News This Morning

Tamala joined 6abc in 2005. She works as a weekday co-anchor of Action News Morning, from 4:30 to 7 am. Moreover, she has also conducted several interviews with Governor Tom Corbett, Senator Bob Casey, Mayor Michael Nutter and many other as a co-host of Inside Story.  

Moving towards personal life, Tamala Edwards married her boyfriend, Rocco Alexander Lugrine, a pastry chef, in 2006. They met each other in February of the same year when she noticed an advertisement for classes in Valentine's Day chocolate-making at one of Rocco's patisseries. A few days later, he asked her for dinner and their relationship started from there. 

Tamala and Rocco engaged in August and finally married in September. The couple's wedding ceremony held at the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd in Philadelphia by the famous Episcopal priest Rev. Robert C. Smith. 

Currently, Tamala and Rocco are blessed with their two sons. Their first child, Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine, was born in 2009, and second child, Massimo John Edwards Lugrine, in 2012. It's been 15 years since the couple married, and they are enjoying their married life without any sign and rumor of divorce. 

News anchor and reporter Tamala Edwards earns a huge amount of money from her journalism career. Currently, she makes around $400,000-$500,000 as an annual salary and it is estimated that her current net worth is around $1.5 Million

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Born in Georgia

April 7 , 1971

Tamala Edwards was born on 7th April 1971 in Georgia. She was born to father, Redick, senior vice president, and mother, Edith, retired counselor in the financial aid department, and grew up along with her siblings in Georgia

Stared journalism career from Time magazine

1993

Tamala Edwards started her journalism career in 1993. Firstly, she worked as a correspondent for Time magazine and eventually worked in the Washington, D.C. bureau till 1995.  

Joined ABC

2001

Edward started working for ABC News as a White House correspondent in 2001. During her ABC career, she reported the Iraq war and also anchored ABC's World News Now and World News This Morning.

Joined 6abc

2005

Tamala Edwards joined 6abc news in 2005, where she works as a weekday co-anchor of Action News Morning. She had also conducted several interviews with political leaders. 

Married with Rocco Alexander Lugrine.

September 19 , 2006

Tamala Edwards married her boyfriend Rocco Alexander Lugrine, a pastry chef, in 2006. Their first child, Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine, was born in 2009, and second child, Massimo John Edwards Lugrine, in 2012. 

Current Networth

2017

Tamala Edwards earns a huge amount of money from her journalism career. Currently, she is making around $400,000-$500,000 as an annual salary and it is estimated that her current net worth is around $1.5 Million.