Lou Canellis Biography
Lou Canellis is an American sports anchor working for FOX 32 WFLD-TV in Chicago, Illinois. He joined the station in 2010 as a sports anchor. Previously he worked with WLS Radio, 890AM
Lou Canellis Date of Birth / Birthday
Canellis was born in Oak Lawn, Illinois, the United States in 1964. He is 68 years old as of 2022. Canellis has not disclosed the date and month he was born.
Lou Canellis Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Lou Canellis Partner/ Wife
Canellis is married to his better half Monica Canellis. The two first met when he was dating a 23-year-old girl while Monica on the other side was residing in Atlanta and seeing a 27 years old guy. During this time, Monica was working for the Band Collective Soul as a manager. Sometimes she directed Elton John to the bathroom when he visited the Versace store.
The two started dating when in their 30s. After dating for quite some time, they tied the knot in 2005 in Chicago at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Monica had several surgeries secondary to uterine fibroid making it difficult to have a child.
Lou Canellis Kids/Children
The several surgeries which she underwent, made it difficult to have children. They ended up looking for a surrogate mother on skype and on May 10, 2018, they were blessed with a baby girl Gia Carnellis at Abeline Regional Medical Center.
Lou Canellis Relatives/ Family
Canellis was born and raised in Oak Lawn, Illinois, the United States. He considers himself a “South Sider.” Canellis was brought up with his three siblings in a Greek home. His brothers are called Peter and George. He also has an uncle, Nick Kladis who was a basketball player at Loyola. In 1963, his uncle helped a team out as a coach and the team won the NCAA championship.
Lou Canellis Schooling/Education
Canellis attended High School in Oak Lawn, Illinois, and earned her DIploma in general education. While there, he played baseball. From there, she joined Loyola University in 1982. In 1986, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Radio/ Television Communications.
Lou Canellis Profession
Canellis is a Sports Anchor working for FOX 32 WFLD-TV in Chicago, Illinois. He anchors Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m sportscasts. In his whole life, he has followed local teams and has a vast sports background.
He also works as a host of all five of the TV shows the Bears own and produce, he is living the dream with the Chicago Bears. In addition, Canellis anchors Bears Game Night Live and Bears Game Day Live on FOX Sunday nights and Sunday mornings. He does all these along with Bears Blitz and Bears Recap on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays on Comcast Sportsnet.
His love and passion for sports journalism began as a young boy. Since he was four years old, he used to go to the Bears games. Furthermore, Canellis has held a season ticket holder since he was six years old. In addition to that, on Mondays and Fridays, Sweet Lou’s expertise on the Bears is heard on the Roe Conn Show on WLS Radio, 890AM.
He started his dream job broadcasting on TV and radio as a member of the Chicago Bulls and working on the sidelines. In addition to that, well-known for his post-game chats with Michael Jordan. Canellis also works as a host of the “Making Money in Real Estate” and is an expert on real estate. He loves traveling and he is a die-hard fan of the Bears.
Lou Canellis Income
Canellis receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Lou Canellis Net Worth
Through Canellis‘s career as a sports anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Lou Canellis Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Canellis is active on his social media accounts. He has about 4.4k followers on his Facebook Page, about 14k followers on his Twitter account, and around 5627 followers on his Instagram account.