Born on 6th August, 1971, Josh Elliot is the well-known American TV journalist and news anchor who works for CBS News. He is an American by nationality, white American by ethnicity and Jewish by religion but his biography also claims him to be of Catholic faith. He has a long career of TV and Sports Journalism behind him which is why he is very popular with his fans. He is well recognized for his hit TV show Good morning America for ABC news. He joined ABC news team in May 2011 as a news anchor and substitute anchor on the weekend edition of ABC world news. He was employed earlier as a journalist at the Sports Centre at ESPN, as well as in ESPN NEWS programming. He has also worked as a sports anchor for NBC Sports and Today in the past. Elliott has had a remarkable career so far in journalism and is still eager to see what will come next in his career as a journalist.
Education and Career
Elliott had bit of a troubled childhood as his mother Susan gave him up for adoption upon his birth. He was adopted by a couple Charles Elliott and Toni Jordan and then he grew up in Los Angeles, California. His parents divorced and his father came up as a gay when he was 13. He lost his father at the age of 15. Josh attended the Loyola High School of Los Angeles after which he majored in English Literature at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He started off his journalism working at the University paper called the Daily nexus. He worked as a stringer for Santa Barbara News Press and he received his Master’s degree in Science from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 1999. Right at the moment when he finished his education Elliott knew that he had to do something great in his life because of which he decided to join Sports Illustrated. Josh worked for Sports Illustrated for six years where he covered major sporting events. He worked in television as a producer for Galaxy Productions before moving onto 20th Century Fox. He started his stint at 20th century fox working in comedy development and later he also worked in physical production.
Elliott was first recognized for his work at ESPN. He had joined ESPN as a panelist for the show Around the Horn and Jim Rome Is Burning. He also worked as the co-host for Cold Pizza on ESPN2. He also hosted various other Sports TV shows such as ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic and Classic Now. He contributed significantly to ESPN Magazine and the website ESPN.com. Josh became a substitute anchor on the weekend edition of ABC World News, debuting on May 21 2011. From July 9 to September 7 2012, Josh Elliott began anchoring Good Afternoon America weekdays with anchor Lara Spencer with whom he was rumored to be romantically involved. The show Good Morning America was a huge hit instantly among the viewers which got him into peak of popularity. Elliott was honored with the local Emmy Award in the year 2005 in New York City for his contribution to Angles of the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Network.
Salary and Net worth : What is the net worth of Josh Elliot?
According to Wikipedia reports updated in 2014 Elliott enjoys a handsome salary of 4 million dollars. His net worth is estimated to be around 5 million dollars according to online sources.
Married or Dating : Who is Josh Elliot Wife?
Josh Elliott married Priya Narang from Westport, CT and got divorced later. The divorced couple has a daughter, Sabrina Elliott. Elliot was reported to be seen with Liz Cho, who is an anchor at WABC-TV. This is said to be the reason which caused stir in Elliot’s first marriage. Rumors had been floating around for quite a while about their relationship and on 30th September, 2014, Josh was announced engaged to Liz Cho. They reportedly tied the knot on July 11, 2015. Elliot's personal life remains largely controversial as he himself claimed to be a sex addict and was said to be spotted multiple times having sex with TV interns.
Feet Size, Legs, Height and Measurements : How tall is Josh Elliot?
Standing at 1.91 meter (6.3 inches) tall with white complexion Elliot is said to have an attractive but weird personality. His feet size, legs and body measurements are not known.
Josh Elliott bio can be read in detail in wiki sites like Wikipedia. He is also active user of social networking sites like Facebook and twitter.