Taryn Asher Biography
Taryn Asher is an American sux-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for FOX 2 Detroit in Detroit, Michigan as a news anchor and reporter. She joined the station in September 2007.
Taryn Asher Age / Birthday
Asher is 47 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 14, 1975, in Fenton, Michigan. Asher celebrates her birthday on the 14 th of June every year.
Taryn Asher Height / Measurements
Asher is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Taryn Asher Partner / Husband
Asher is married to her better half Jason Carr. The two met in 2000 in Flint, Michigan working at WJRT ABC 12. Jason is a digital anchor and reporter working at WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan. They began dating in 2001. After dating for some time, they tied the knot and exchanged their marriage vows.
Taryn Asher Kids / Children
Asher and Jason are proud parents of their daughter Gia Car. Their girl is the light of their lives and tries to keep us with the times. The family also has two dogs Violet and Charli Tickle keep us busy too.
Taryn Asher Family / Relatives
Asher was born and raised in Fenton, Michigan by her father, Joe Asher, and mother, Antoinette Gallo. She was brought up along with her two siblings Monique Asher and Amber Asher. Asher spent all her childhood with her sisters.
Taryn Asher Education
Asher attended Catholic High School in Flint where she earned her High School Diploma. From there, she joined Michigan State University in 1993 to further her education and pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she graduated with her degree in journalism and political science in 1997.
Taryn Asher Career
Asher is an anchor and reporter at FOX 2 Detroit serving as a news reporter and anchor. She developed her love and passion for broadcasting when she was eight years old and she knew she wanted to become a broadcast journalist. Asher loves what she does since it is her passion. Currently, she anchors Fox 2 News at 5 pm alongside Roop Raj. She refers to him as a good friend and a colleague. In addition to that, she like asking tough questions and giving a voice to those who are struggling.
Upon college graduation, she landed her first job at Lansing’s CBS station working as a reporter and anchor. Her career also took her to Flint and ABC12. Throughout her career, she has covered everything from the most dangerous crimes and taking on those who are responsible and Presidents and politics. She also helped to change state laws to ban the sale of synthetic drugs.
Apart from her journalism career, she like being involved and active in the community giving back and teaching her daughter how important it is. She also supports several organizations including Jackets for Jobs, COTS Homeless Shelter, and Community Living Services, which helps disabled people gain their independence. Asher also supports Light House of Oakland County, which provides housing and assistance to homeless families.
During her leisure time, she likes running outdoors and practicing yoga. She is proud to say she has run the Detroit Free Press Marathon and survived. During winter, she like snow skiing, traveling and looking forward to a new vacation destination.
Taryn Asher Salary
Asher receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Taryn Asher Net Worth
Through Asher’s career as an anchor and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Her great work in journalism has been seen and she has received several awards and honors throughout her career. She has won six Emmy Awards for Best News Anchor and multiple awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press.
Taryn Asher Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Asher is active on her social media accounts. She has about 48K followers on her Facebook Page, about 23.3K followers on her Twitter account, and around 21.8K followers on her Instagram account.