Who is Amaka Ubaka?
Known for covering authentic news and her credibility, Amaka Ubaka, a Nigerian-American, Emmy-Award-winning journalist, is currently working a WHDH NBC 7 in Boston, Massachusetts.
The journalist’s personality matches with her unique name ‘Amaka,’ meaning beautiful in one of the many African languages, and likewise, she is graceful.
Short Bio: Birth, Age, and Zodiac
|Date of Birth:||20 April 1987|
The 7NEWS anchor was born on 20 April in California, but the year of her birth has not been made public. She is suspected to be of around 35 years old. She spent most of her childhood and teen life in Florida.
The journalist keeps her profile very low-key. She is an American national and mixed ethnicity, which is not known.
Family and Education
|Education:||University of Miami|
The reporter grew up alongside her sister Bahka Ubaka. Since the reporter is very secretive about her life, the details of her family aren’t known. However, we know that her father has passed away as one of her Instagram posts is about her nephew resembling the eyes of her late father.
On father’s day of 2021, she posted a picture of her father and her younger self, and her sister wished him a happy father’s day. She appreciates his sacrifices and expresses her love for him. Moreover, she hopes he is proud of her looking over from heaven.
In August of 2020, Amaka posted pictures of her nephew on Instagram. She expresses that he resembles her late father’s eyes and expressions. Moreover, she looks forward to watching him grow up into a fine young man.
The above picture is a photo of the reporter with her mother, who has been praised very much by her daughter on the occasion of mother’s day.
In the above picture, the anchor is with her sister. Although the details of her family are a mystery, through her posts, we can observe that she is a very family-oriented person. She admires her family very much for their strengths and generosity.
Talking about her education, the anchor graduated from the University of Miami, majoring in Communications and Internation studies with a minor in sociology.
The reporter is known for her covering major topics such as news regarding ISIS, the 2012 Olympic swim trials, and a man being swallowed up by a sinkhole; no matter what story she covers, she’s versatile in her work.
She began her journalism in 2010 as a general assignment reporter for the KRCR AB7 news team in Redding, California. Amaka worked for different news teams after that, in which she reported a variety of news before she joined WHBH NBC 7 News, where she is currently the weekday morning anchor.
Who is Amaka Ubaka’s Husband?
Even as a public figure, Ubaka has successfully kept her personal life private. There is no information about her past or current relationships; she has been great at maintaining privacy.
It is a mystery if she is married, single, or in a relationship, as there are no details available. Her personal life remains a mystery.
Amaka Ubaka’s Salary and Net Worth
|Salary:||$114,392 – $129,944|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
As she is a private person, her net worth has not so far been publicly revealed. Estimating the average salary of a Boston-based reporter, her annual income must range from somewhere around $75000 to $83,500.
Her estimated net worth could be around a million dollars with her estimated salary. However, the exact data regarding this information is not known.
Physical Appearance: Height, Weight Loss
|Height:||5 ft and 5 inches|
Ubaka is undoubtedly a beautiful woman. She stands at 5 ft and 5 inches and has a moderate weight.
The anchor likes to keep herself as active as possible and likes to keep her weight maintained and figure toned. She published a workout video on Facebook in April 2020 and seems health-conscious in some of her tweets.
Other Interesting Facts And Trivia About Amaka Ubaka:
- The reporter loves helping the community and learning about new people. To give back to her community, she takes part in the annual ‘Cook for Charity event held at an American Bistro called ‘Cook in Newton’, where she has cooked many of her recipes to raise money for the charity. The anchor also works as an emcee for various charity functions such as Project Hope, Rosie’s Place.
- The anchor loves to travel and hike to different places.
- She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
- When the journalist isn’t working, she loves to read non-fiction books.
- Even though the reporter is a private person, she likes to keep her followers updated about her career, news bulletins, and her life.