Alicia Acuna Wiki, Bio
Alicia Acuna is an American journalist currently working as a reporter for the FOX News Channel (FNC) stationed in their Denver bureau in Colorado. She is also a contributor to Fox News Latino. Before joining the station in 1997, Alicia worked at KSEE-TV in Fresno, California, as a reporter.
Alicia Acuna Age
She was born on May 27, 1970, in Whittier, California, United States, but grew up mostly in Arizona. Alicia is 50 years old.
Alicia Acuna Height | Measurements
She is a woman of average stature. Alicia stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m). She also maintains an average weight of around 125lbs (56 kgs). She has blonde hair and brown eyes color.
Alicia Acuna Background
She was born in Whittier, California, USA, but grew up mostly in Arizona. Alicia considers herself a second or third-generation Mexican-American and a proud Latino girl. According to Alicia, her parents consider themselves Chicano.
Alicia Acuna Parents
Sadly, her father and mother divorced when Alicia was 13 with her father moving to San Diego, CA. Therefore, after her parent’s divorce, Alicia stayed with her mother in Arizona during school days but spent the holidays in Southern California with her father.
Alicia Acuna Husband
She is married to Brian Daniel Boyd. The couple got married in April 2004 and have been together for 16 years. In 2009, Alicia’s husband was diagnosed with cancer which he fortunately beat. She gives updates on social media of her cancer-free husband every year since he was cured. In the same breath, she thanks God, her family, and friends in her life.
Alicia and her husband Brian are proud parents of two children together. The first is a daughter named Sofia born in Aril 2004 and the second, a son named Mario who was born in 2006. She is also a mother to Brian’s other three children from a previous marriage.
Alicia Acuna Dog
Apart from being an accomplished journalist, Alicia is also an avid dog lover. She owns a pet dog named Henry. Alicia can mostly be found playing and cuddling with Henry. She often takes pictures and videos of her dog and posts on Insta stories.
Alicia Acuna Eye
Alicia seems to have a lazy eye from afar. However, she came out on Twitter to discount that assumption stating that one eye is simply smaller than the other.
Alicia Acuna Education
She attended Tucson Magnet School where she completed in 1988. It is during her time at Tucson that she became interested in journalism and started studying it, and even volunteered as an assignment editor. She proceeded to Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff from where she graduated with a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting in 1993. While still a student at NAU Alicia was involved with University TV
Alicia Acuna Fox News | Fox News Latino
Alicia joined Fox News in 1997 soon after she had been runner up for the reporter of the year award by APTRA. She has therefore been with FNC for 23 years and has become an integral part of the FNC’s team. Among the big stories that Alicia has covered is the Denver Democratic Convention in 2008 and the 2012 Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, Colorado.
She also reported live in news coverage from Dallas, Texas, on the Ebola Virus outbreak and also covered the live reporting in 2013 of the devastating EF5 tornado from Moore, Oklahoma. Currently, Alicia is stationed in FOX News Channel’s Denver bureau in Colorado. She belongs to the latino ethnicity and also works as a contributor for Fox News Latino.
Alicia’s other colleagues at Fox News Channel include:
Alexandra Hogan – Reporter
Matt Finn – Correspondent (Chicago)
Steve Doocy – Host
Amy Kellogg – Correspondent (Milan)
Ashley Strohmier – Anchor
Aisha Hasnie – Correspondent (NY)
Gillian Turner – Correspondent (WA)
John Roberts – Chief White House correspondent
Alicia Acuna Salary
She has enjoyed an illustrious career in journalism spanning for almost three decades. It is no surprise, therefore, that Alicia earns an impressive amount in compensation. Alicia’s estimated salary is $82,000 per year.
Alicia Acuna Net Worth
Having been in the media industry for almost thirty years and earning a good amount of income, there is no doubt that Alicia has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Alicia estimated net worth is $700,000. The bulk of her wealth comes from her successful career as a reporter.
Alicia Acuna Democrat
Alicia covered the Denver Democratic Convention in 2008 and the 2012 Presidential Debate at the University of Denver, Colorado. However, it is unclear whether she is a registered member of the Democratic Party. It seems that Alicia’s political involvement goes as far as covering political events.
Alicia Acuna CNN
CNN reported on an incident in 2017 where Republican candidate Greg Gianforte was said to have body-slammed a reporter. CNN termed the incident as a choke-slam. Alicia was an eye witness in the incident. She published her account on Fox News’ politics website on May 25, 2017.
Who Is Alicia Acuna Mother
Alicia’s parents consider themselves Chicano. Her mother got divorced from her father when Alicia was aged 13. However, more details about Alicia’s mother like name, age, and place of residence are currently unavailable. We shall update this section when we have the details.
Her account is designated as private. Therefore, one has to follow her in order to access her posts.