Dane Placko Wiki, FOX 32, Education, Birthday, Height, Partner, Kids, Relatives, Income, and Net Worth

Dane Placko Biography

Dane Placko is an American Emmy award-winning general assignment reporter working for FOX 32 News in Chicago. He joined the station in October 1992. Previously he worked at WISN-TV in Greater Milwaukee.

Dane Placko Date of Birth / Birthday

Placko was born in Chicago in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.

Dane Placko Measurements/Height

He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Dane Placko Partner/Wife

Placko is married but he has not disclosed the name of his wife. The couple lives on Chicago city’s Northeast Side.

Dane Placko
Dane Placko

Dane Placko Kids/Children

Placko and his wife are proud parents of their two beautiful girls, Haley and Grace. Grace is 17 years old as of 2022 while her sister Haley is 15 years old as of 2022. Haley took part in the St. Baldrick’s event at Lincoln Middle School in Park Ridge that raised more than $416K to fight pediatric cancer in 2019. During this time she was only 12 years old and she opted for a full shave rather than a partial cut. Placko was very proud of her. Grace also was not left out, she got a major St. Baldrick’s shave.

Dane Placko Relatives/ Family

Placko was born in Chicago in the Rogers Park neighborhood. He moved with his family first to Arlington Heights and then Palatine. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Dane Placko Schooling/Education

Placko attended both Fremd and Palatine High Schools since while growing up his family moved to different paces. From there, he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana where he majored in history. Upon college graduation, his journalism career job started at WHO Radio and T.V. in Des Moines.

Dane Placko Profession

Placko is an Emmy award-winning Investigative reporter at FOX 32 News specializing in political corruption and tax waste. He enjoys covering a variety of stories including sports features and sports news. Prior to joining the FOX 32 News team, he worked for

He enjoys his work and covering stories in Chicago. Placko also worked on radio, at WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa. While working there, he served as a news reporter for five years and two months from June 1984 to July 1989. During his leisure time, he likes spending time with family and friends. He is also an avid gardener. His colleagues know him as a long-suffering Cubs fan(not anymore, though!).

Dane Placko Income

Placko receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Dane Placko Net Worth

Through Placko‘s career as an Investigative reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.

Placko’s Awards

Throughout his career, he has received several awards for the great work he has done. He has won Emmy awards for spot news writing and reporting.

Dane Placko Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Placko is active on his social media accounts. He has about 2,671 followers on his Facebook Page and about 2,671 followers on his Twitter account.

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