John Holt Wiki, FOX 4, Education, Birthday, Height, Partner, Kids, Relatives, Income, and Net Worth

John Holt Biography

John Holt is an American news reporter and anchor working for FOX 4/WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the station in September 1994. Previously he worked at KSNW-TV in Wichita, KS.

John Holt Date of Birth / Birthday

Holt 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.

John Holt Measurements/Height

He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8  inches.

John Holt Partner/Wife

Holt is married to his better half Suzy Holt. He has not shared much information about their marriage, when they got married, or where they reside.

John Holt
John Holt

John Holt Kids/Children

Holt and Suzy are the proud parents of two grown children a boy and a girl, Jack Holt and Dr. Katie Moes respectively. Jack is a retired Army Reserve Captain while Katie on the other end is an NP (Chad).

John Holt Relatives/ Family

Holt 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.

John Holt Schooling/Education

Holt attended the University of Kansas in 1977 where he pursued Broadcast Journalism. From there, he joined the University of Kansas Schools of Law and studied Law. After finishing his studies there, he graduated in 1984.

John Holt Profession

Holt is a news anchor and reporter at FOX 4/WDAF-TV in Kansas City. He serves in the station as special projects and investigative reporter reporting and anchoring  5 p.m. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m newscasts. In addition to that, he co-hosts “KC End Zone” during the Chiefs season and also the weekly digital show “4Star Politics.”

Prior to joining the FOX 4/WDAF-TV news team, he worked at KSNW-TV in Wichita. During his working time there, he served as a news reporter and anchor. He also worked with WIBW-TV in Topeka.

Apart from his television work, he likes being involved and active in the community. He serves on the boards of the Kansas Bar Association Media-Bar Committee and the Head for the Cure Foundation, Cancer Funding Partners (KU Cancer Center).

In addition to his community work, he was a former member and board chair of Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports. He was a former member of the KU Advancement Board and the KU Alumni Association-Kansas City Chapter Board. Holt and his wife served as co-chairs of the 2020 “Treads and Threads.” In addition, Holt was the 2018 Heart of America Council “School Night for Scouting” Honorary Chair.

When he is busy reporting and anchoring, he likes emceeing. He has emceed numerous events for metro area charities. These charities include The Johnson County Bar Association, Life Unlimited, The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, and Blue Valley Educational Foundation. They also include The University of Kansas Health System, The University of Kansas, as well as Benedictine College among others.

John Holt Income

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

John Holt Net Worth

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

John Holt Prostate Cancer

In 2010, he was diagnosed with Prostate cancer. His cancer was detected early due to his PSA screening and annual checkups. After he was diagnosed, he was very traumatized by the news because he did not know what to do. His cancer diagnosis news did not shock his family.

Holt’s father is also a prostate cancer survivor while his grandfather, on the other hand, died of the same disease. His wife is very supportive, she has been with him through this journey. This is what he will keep recalling. He says, “I’ll never forget getting the call. We were so sure the biopsy would be clean, I’m grinning into the phone, all happy, like, ‘Hey! Hope you’re calling me with good news!’” “Then I hear this pause,” John says. “Silence. And it hits me: I have cancer.”

Holt’s Awards

His great work has been recognized and he has earned several awards. These awards include 10 Regional Emmys for investigative reporting, news writing, as well as anchoring among o

John has won numerous awards including 10 Regional Emmys, for anchoring, news writing, and investigative reporting, among others. In 2018, NATAS Mid-America Emmy Chapter inducted him into its “Silver Circle.”

In 2015 The Heart of America Boy Scout Council named John a “Ewing M. Kauffman Distinguished Eagle Scout.” He has twice received a “President’s Award” from the Johnson County Bar Association.

John Holt Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Holt is active on his social media accounts. He has about 17k followers on his Facebook Page, about 11.6k followers on his Twitter account, and around 5891 followers on his Instagram account.

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