Demetria Obilor is a prominent American journalist recognized as the Traffic Ensemble Anchor for the WFAA. She came into the spotlight after creating a stir back in 2017 for her befitting reply to a viewer body-shaming her.
The journalist has since then, has been successful in capturing a global audience with her journalism. Currently, Obilor is working as a self-employed media personality.
Demetria Obilor was born in Kansas City, MO, on March 29, 1991. She holds an American nationality and identifies herself as a mixed ethnicity with African-American heritage.
As her father is from Nigeria and her mother has German-Lithuanian-Russian culture. Her birth sign is Aries. As of 2022, Obilor’s age is 31, and she currently resides in LAs Vegas, Nevada.
Family: Father, Mother, Brothers
Demetria Obilor was raised in Kansas City for 14 years by her parents and three brothers: Uzoma, Ikkena, and Kelechi. Even after rising to fame, she respects her family’s privacy and has not disclosed her parent’s identity to date.
However, Obilor has never shied away from showering her family’s close-knit relationship on social media and sometimes shares posts about them. Like, she shared a beautiful video of childhood with her father on Father’s Day. In that video, her followers can have a glimpse of their bond.
Moreover, Demetria has also posted a picture with her mother from her childhood days, which signifies their close relationship. Despite having a tough professional life, it seems like she always manages to spend quality time with her family.
Education: High School, College
The journalist shifted to Spring Valley in 2005, from where she completed her high school education. However, Demetria has not revealed the name of her high school yet.
After which, she attended Johnson County Community College in 2009 and later transferred to the University of Kansas in 2010 to pursue journalism and graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism in December 2012.
Journalism Career History
Demetria is a career-oriented woman and started her career from her university day. She started her career in 2011 as a Kansan Update Correspondent for the KUJH-TV News and was promoted to Newsroom operator and then Multimedia Journalist.
Demetria worked with them for almost one and a half years. After which, she worked for KSHB-TV as a Traffic Reporter and then moved to Las Vegas to work for KLAS-TV till October 2017.
Furthermore, Obilor then joined WFAA as an Ensemble Anchor/Host with two years of the contract. She also worked as a traffic journalist for WFAA’s morning segment, Daybreak, when she was targeted for racism and became the victim of body shaming. Subsequently, her empowering reply made headlines, and she rose to fame.
Where Is Demetria Obilor Today?
After completing her contract, she left the WFAA, which created quite a commotion among her followers regarding her new job. So naturally, her followers were interested to know about her new beginning. ‘
Demetria is currently a self-employed media representer creating her segment, Live With Demetria.
Demetria Obilor’s Relationship
Demetria Obilor’s followers are not intrigued by her professional life but also by her personal life. But, unfortunately, the 30 years old journalist has not shed any light regarding her love life yet, making her followers curious about her unknown boyfriend.
It appears that Demetria loves to keep her personal life away from the prying eyes of the media. However, back in 2017, when a Twitter user asked about her relationship status, she replied that she was single, and to date, she has not made any advances about her love life yet.
Moreover, Demetria is currently focusing on her new job and not on her love life. So, it seems like she is not in a hurry to find a husband and settle down anytime soon.
Height, Weight, Body
The journalist’s actual height is 5 ft 3 inches, and her weight is around 62 kgs. Her body measurement is 38-26-42, respectively.
Demetria is currently flaunting her medium-length black-colored hair with her dark brown-colored eyes. Looking at her curvy body, it seems like she is a fitness freak.
Salary and Net Worth
Demetris’s journalism experience and fame is the primary factor causing her audience to know about her salary and net worth. The internet sources claim that her annual salary in WFAA was $83,000.
However, as she is currently self-employed, there is no information regarding her present wage on the internet. But, we have estimated that her current net worth is more than $200,000.
Other Quick Facts and Trivia
Demetria Obilor was named to “Woke 100: list by the Essence Magazine in 2018.
She hosted the digital show IAMSTILLUP, covering pop culture and the latest trends contents.
Meghan McCain appreciated Demetria for her empowering response to a body-shaming online.
Demetria Obilor participated and won the grand prize in the Las Vegas’ Container Park Fashin Show. She has also been awarded the People’s Choice Award.
She also hosted many events, such as BIBO awards in 2015, Mac Donalds Green for Grads events in Las Vegas, and many more.
Apart from her journalism career, Demetria also worked as a production tech for KAHB-TV.