Quick Facts of Deborah Knapp
- Full NameDeborah Knapp
- Net Worth$1 Million
- Date of Birth1954 /11 /12
- Marital StatusMarried
- Eye colourLight Brown
- Hair colourBlond
- SpouseCelso Gonzalez
- EducationUniversity of Texas
- Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
- ChildrenAlicia and Austin
An Emmy-Award winning anchor, Deborah Knapp has been inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame. The respected journalist was also awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for her years of community involvement and leadership in San Antonio.
Currently, Knapp anchors KENS 5 Eyewitness News First at Four and Eyewitness News at 5 p.m along with Ainsley Earhardt. Aparts, she also regularly reports and has had numerous national and international assignments. Besides, Knapp earns a tremendous amount of money from her career and has an attractive net worth as of 2018. Stay with us to know more about her earning, net worth and many more.
Deborah Knapp’s Bio, Wiki
Born on 12th November 1954, in Japan, Deborah Knapp was raised in San Antonio. Her father was in the Air Force, so her family moved numerous times in the 60s. Since her childhood, Deborah had a keen interest towards journalism field. At the age of 14, she aimed to be a reporter when she took a creative writing class at MacArthur High School here in San Antonio.
Furthermore, Deborah appeared in a 1975 movie The Great Waldo Pepper, opposite Robert Redford where she portrayed the role of farmer’s daughter.
Upon her degree in journalism from the University of Texas in Austin, Deborah started her broadcasting career in San Antonio. In 1980 she joined the CBS owned and operated a station in Philadelphia, WCAU-TV. While there, she earned an Emmy Award for Best Television News Anchor.
Since 1987, Deborah has been serving for KENS 5. Currently, she co-anchors KENS 5 Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. Furthermore, she regularly covers religion in special reports.
What a surprise! Kicking off our 20th @KENS5 Credit Human EXCEL Award honoring teachers and as I pass the baton to @ForganySarah I was given an Award! I’ve handed out more than 300 of these to outstanding teachers. So touched to share the honor #kens5eyewitness pic.twitter.com/qZm0bw7PH6
— Deborah Knapp (@DeborahKnappTV5) August 7, 2018
Additionally, in 1999, Deborah helped launch the KENS 5 Excel Award. Every other week during the school year Deborah recognizes and profiles an outstanding public school teacher.
Moreover, Knapp is also active in the community, working on the boards of Any Baby Can, the Boy Scouts of America and Prevent Blindness. Being a leader in the community Deborah designated to work on the Las Misiones Capital Campaign Committee. Also, she raised fund to restore the historic churches at the four Old Spanish Missions.
How Much Is Deborah Knapp Net Worth and Salary
As of 2018, Deborah earns more than $36,000 as an annual salary from her current network. The significant source of her income is her journalism career as she has not disclosed any information about her any other income generating business. Likewise, Knapp has maintained an estimated net worth of over $1 Million.
Besides, Knapp hasn’t discussed anything about her house, cars, and other assets in the media.
Deborah Knapp Personal Life (Wedding)
The S.A news veteran, Knapp has married twice in her life. Deborah first tied the knot with a former congressman, Henry Bonilla. They shared a daughter Alicia and a son Austin.
— Deborah Knapp (@DeborahKnappTV5) July 29, 2018
Also, Deborah and Bonilla are grandparents of Cooper from their daughter side. However, their long marital affair came to an end in 2004. Upon divorce, Deborah stayed single until 2008. Later, she found love with Houston attorney Celso Gonzalez who is four years her junior.
— Deborah Knapp (@DeborahKnappTV5) April 1, 2018
The pair engaged in 2014 and exchanged the wedding vows in October of the same year. The couple celebrated their nuptial ceremony at Mission San Juan. Also, the ceremony attended by their family members and close friends.
Further, Knapp is active on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Similarly, he has earned more than 18K followers on Facebook and over 3,000 on Twitter.