Ellen Leyva Biography
Ellen Leyva is an American News anchor and reporter working for ABC7 in Los Angeles, California. She joined the station in 1995as a health reporter.
Ellen Leyva Date of Birth / Birthday
Leyva was born in Tucson, Arizona, she manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 50s.
Ellen Leyva Measurements/Height
Leyva is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Ellen Leyva Partner/ Husband
Ellen is not an empty-nester though — she lives with her adopted rescue dog, Charli. Charli has brought Ellen so much joy that she now champions with “Wags and Walks” to help rescue other dogs and find them forever homes.
Ellen Leyva Kids/Children
Leyva and her husband whom she has not shared his name to the public, have two lovely grown daughters, Emma and Audrey.
Ellen Leyva Relatives/ Family
Leyva was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household by her parents. Much of her childhood time, she spent in Mexico with her mother’s family. Leyva has not disclosed much about her family. Therefore, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Ellen Leyva Schooling/Education
Leyva attended Arizona State University to further her education and pursue her career. After finishing her studies there, she earned her degree in broadcast journalism. In addition, In 2006, she was inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism’s Hall of Fame. Furthermore, the National Hispanic Media Coalition awarded her an Impact Award for Excellence in Television.
Ellen Leyva Profession
Leyva is a News reporter and anchor at ABC7 Los Angeles. She co-anchors 4 p.m. and 6 p.m newscasts on ABC7 Eyewitness News alongside her dear friend David Ono. Since joining the ABC7 News team, she has anchored several other newscasts, including morning and midday and as a health reporter.
Throughout her broadcast journalism career, she has had blessed and wonderful opportunities like standing in the OR with Dr. Oz as he performed a double-bypass and flying with the Blue Angels. In addition, she co-hosted Oscar’s red carpet arrivals with Roger Ebert.
Apart from her passion for broadcasting, she also has a passion for supporting many nonprofit organizations. Furthermore, Leyva serves as an ABC7 team leader for AIDS Walk Los Angeles. She advocates for mental health services for underserved communities. This gives her time to Pacific Clinics as often as needed.
Ellen Leyva Income
Leyva receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Ellen Leyva Net Worth
Through Leyva’s career as an anchor and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Ellen Leyva Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Leyva is active on her social media accounts. She has about 23k followers/friends/likes on her Facebook Page, about 10.2k followers on her Twitter account, and around 10.1k followers on her Instagram account.