KMBC Lara Moritz Facts- Wiki, Age, Family, Weight Loss, Husband, Family, Cancer

Last Updated : April 2, 2023

Quick Info→Age (2022): Around the 40sHusband/Spouse: Todd Ummelmann

Who is Lara Moritz?

Lara Moritz is a two-time Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning American news anchor who has been with KMBC-TV since January 1995. She presently co-anchors the KMBC 9 News 4, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts with Steven Albritton, Donna Pitman, Cody Holyoke, Kelly Eckerman, and Rob Hughes.

She formerly worked for an NBC-affiliated TV station, KSNT-TV, in Topeka, Kansas. She worked as a morning anchor/producer, part-time photographer/editor, weekend anchor, and 6 and 10 p.m. Crime beat reporter/anchor for three years.

Short Wiki/Bio
Real/Birth Name:Lara
Active From:1992- Present
Famous For:KMBC 9 News Anchor
Family and Siblings
Father/Dad:Not Disclosed
Mother/Mom:lara moritz mom
Name Not Disclosed
Grandmother: N/A
Brother/s:Not Disclosed
Sister/s:Not Disclosed
Personal Life
Date of Birth/Birthday:December 9
Around the 40sAround 40s
Zodiac Sign:Sagittarius
Birth Place:Birth Address
Home Town: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Education:Knox College, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (1986-1990),
The University of Kansas, Master of Science (1990-1992)
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Married
Married/Wedding To:Todd Ummelmann (April 5, 2008)
Husband/Spouse:Todd Ummelmann
Todd Ummelmann
Divorce/Split:Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating:Todd Ummelmann
Son:Tanner Junior
Physical Stats
Height:5 Feet 5 Inches
Body Measurements:Not Disclosed
Shoe size:N/A
Hair Type:Short
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Black
Income & Assets
Net Worth:$1 Million [Estimated]
Annual Salary/Income:$63,889 [Approx.]
House Worth:Under Review
Car Collection:Under Review

Lara Moritz Age, Ethnicity

Lara was born in the state of Wisconsin in the United States. The exact year of her birth is not available. However, she celebrated her birth on December 9 every year. As of 2023, she is around in her forties.

Lara Moritz's birthday

According to her tweet, she celebrates her birthday every year on December 7. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She holds an American nationality, and she is of White ethnicity.

Lara Moritz Parents, Siblings

Her parents brought her up in Wisconsin, where she was born. Unfortunately, Lara’s father was an alcoholic, which made her promise herself when she was a teenager that she would never put her family through the pain she had. Lara hasn’t said anything about her parents and siblings in the media, but she sometimes shares her mom’s pics.

KMBC 9 News Anchor Lara Moritz with her mother
KMBC 9 News Anchor Lara Moritz with her mother

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Lara Moritz Education Background

Lara went to Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and got her Bachelor of Arts in English there. After that, she went to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, and got her master’s degree.

Lara Moritz KNBC Journey

Currently, she serves as the anchor of KMBC 9 News in Kansas City at 4 pm, 6 pm, and 10 pm. As a journalist, Lara thinks she has grown as a person because of the individuals she encounters while reporting stories. She went on to say that some tales are humbling, while others are uplifting, and that each one is meaningful in its own right. However, a one-on-one interview with President Obama was Lara’s most memorable yet.

For her work as a journalist, Lara has won two Edward R. Murrow Awards and two Emmys. In addition, she’s run two half-marathons, three marathons, and a triathlon and trained for many more.

Lara Moritz Husband, Kids

Lara Moritz married Todd Ummelmann on April 5, 2008, a professional photographer at KMBC 9 News Kansas City. They are pleased together.

Lara Moritz with her husband Todd Ummelmann
Lara Moritz with her husband Todd Ummelmann

The couple is lucky to have two children. Tanner Junior, their son, went to Boston University, and Kathryn, their daughter, went to Drake University.

Lara Moritz shares a family picture with her husband and kids on Thanksgiving Day
Lara Moritz shares a family picture with her husband and kids on Thanksgiving Day [credit- Facebook]

The family lives in Park View Manor with their two dogs, Ella and Sasha. When they have time off, they go boating on Smithville Lake. She likes to read, go hiking, work in her garden, ski, and camp.

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Lara Moritz Height and Body

Lara is 1.65 meters (5 feet and 5 inches). However, information on her other physical measurements is now publicly unavailable.

Lara Moritz’s Salary

Lara is one of the best news anchors on KMBC-TV and earns an annual salary of around $63,889, according to Salary. This can be different from the exact amount of salary.

Lara Moritz’s Net Worth

Lara’s estimated net worth is around $1 million. Her successful career as a news anchor helps to accumulate this considerable amount of money. Moritz has amassed substantial wealth from her multiple sources of income, but she likes to live a humble lifestyle.

Lara Moritz Tattoo

During an exclusive interview, self-proclaimed serial murderer John Hughes revealed his tattoo to Lara. Hughes is the Antichrist and provided an excellent justification for the fifteen to twenty murders he claimed to have committed.

Lara Moritz Cancer

In 2008, Lara Moritz of KMBC interviewed a 28-year-old Overland Park lady about her breast cancer battle. However, Lara’s mother is also a breast cancer survivor.

Lara Moritz Recovery

Lara was a heavy drinker and spent her days and nights bingeing and waking up hungover. Even though she had a child after being married, she continued to drink. Then, on February 23, 2011, she finally decided to get out of the addiction and went for treatment.

When Moritz sought treatment at a facility called GRACE Speaks, she was able to tell her experience as the program’s opening keynote speaker. Lara also shared her recovery experience through Facebook Live on September 21, 2019. In the video, she mentioned how her addiction affects her children, husband, and work.

A worldwide addiction rehabilitation program is the target of the platform’s efforts to gather cash and awareness. Lara was overcome with emotion and began to weep. Oxford House, an international institution that offers residential treatment for alcohol and drug abusers, is supported by the organization.

How old is Lara Moritz?

She is around her 40s.

When does Lara celebrate her Birthday?

According to her tweet, she celebrates her birthday every year on December 9.

Where does Moritz live?

She resides in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, with her family.

Is Lara Moritz Married

Yes, she married Todd Ummelmann on April 5, 2008, a professional photographer.

Does Lara Moritz have Children?

Yes, the couple is blessed with two children, a son Tanner Junior and a daughter Kathryn.