Kirk Hawkins Bio | Wiki
Kirk Hawkins is an American journalist and real estate agent currently working for KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles, California as a traffic anchor, weather anchor, news anchor, and reporter. In addition, he is also a chief broker officer, founding real estate agent, and head of growth at NILE Technology, Inc., an organization he launched in August 2021.
Kirk joined KTLA 5 in December 2014. Prior to that, he worked for WCCB-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina serving as a weeknight anchor. Previously, Kirk worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. Before that, he was a fill-in anchor and reporter for WFTV-TV in Florida. Kirk has obtained an Emmy nomination and two R. Murrow Awards.
Kirk Hawkins Age | Birthday
He was born in Santa Monica, California, in the United States. Kirk is around 38 years old. However, he has not disclosed any information in regard to his date and year of birth hence we can’t tell when he celebrates his birthday.
Kirk Hawkins Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Kirk stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m).
Kirk Hawkins Family
He was born to his parents in Santa Monica, California, and was brought up in Agoura Hills, California, USA. However, Kirk has not revealed any information concerning his parents and siblings to the public.
Kirk Hawkins Partner | Husband | Spouse
Kirk is openly gay and likes maintaining a low-key profile when it comes to his love life. Therefore, he has not shared any information with the public concerning his partner or husband hence we cannot tell whether he is married, dating, or single. However, there were speculations that Kirk was dating Peter Daut some years back. None of them clarified the rumors.
Kirk Hawkins Education
He acquired his bachelor’s degree in Communication, Political Science, and a minor in History from the University of California in Santa Barbara in 2004.
Kirk Hawkins Real Estate | Realtor
In addition to his work as a traffic anchor, weather anchor, news anchor, and reporter for KTLA, Kirk is also a real estate realtor and has his own real estate agent called NILE Technology, Inc. He began thinking of this idea when some of the news networks asked him if he had something else he could bring to the table in addition to his outstanding news coverage. The more he thought about the idea of owning his own home the more excited he got. Although setting up his own real estate business was not easy, Kirk says that it’s the most rewarding.
In addition, he also hosts a weekly podcast on KTLA called “HOME MADE with Kirk Hawkins”. In his real estate business, Kirk serves buyers as well as sellers all over Southern California. Moreover, he has also worked at Coldwell Banker and The Agency. Since obtaining his real estate license in 2016, he has sold over 43 properties all over Southern California worth more than $42,086,033.
Kirk Hawkins KTLA
He has been serving as a traffic anchor, weather anchor, news anchor, and reporter for KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles since joining in December 2014. Before that, Kirk worked as a weeknight anchor for WCCB-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina. While there, he led the station’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention. In addition, Kirk also reported live from Washington, D.C., throughout Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing for the U.S. Transportation Secretary.
Prior to joining WCCB-TV, Kirk worked as a fill-in anchor and reporter for KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, California. During his time at KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV, he was acknowledged for his breaking news coverage of the Occupy L.A. movement by the Los Angeles Press Club. In addition, Kirk was also the station’s lead reporter for the Michael Jackson death trial of Dr. Conrad Murray.
Besides that, he also reported for “The Insider” and also covered the deaths of Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson, as well as the legal saga of Lindsey Lohan. Kirk worked for WFTV-TV in Florida as a fill-in anchor and reporter where he covered some of the final space shuttle launches live from the Kennedy Space Center. He later flew with the Air Force Thunderbirds and was recognized for his feature reporting when he worked for KXLY-TV in Spokane, Washington.
Additionally, Kirk was honored by the Associated Press after almost being arrested while covering a prison riot for KCOY-TV in Santa Barbara. Throughout his career, he has acquired two Edward R. Murrow Awards and an Emmy nomination. Apart from his journalism career, Kirk also played in the film known as “Surrogates” starring Bruce Willis as well as the lifetime original movie called “Blue-Eyed Butcher”. He is also a proud alumnus of the University of California in Santa Barbara where he received his bachelor’s degree in Communication, Political Science, and a minor in History.
Some of Kirk’s colleagues at KTLA include:
Kimberly Cheng – General Assignment reporter
Micah Ohlman – Co-Anchor
Rick Chamber – Co-Anchor
Lauren Lyster – Reporter
Ginger Chan – Reporter
Kaj Goldberg – Meteorologist
Doug Kolk – Entertainment Reporter
Kirk Hawkins Salary
He makes quite an impressive amount from working at KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles. Kirk’s average salary is $98,450 annually.
Kirk Hawkins Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry since 2002 and as a real estate agent, Kirk has managed to accumulate a decent fortune. Kirk’s estimated net worth is $2.5 million.
Is Kirk Hawkins Married
He is quite secretive when it comes to his private life affairs hence Kirk has not disclosed any information in regard to his married life. Therefore we can’t verify whether he is married, dating, or single.
How Tall Is Kirk Hawkins
He is a man of above-average stature. Kirk’s height is 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m).
How Old Is Kirk Hawkins
Kirk is around 38 years old. He was born in Santa Monica, California, USA. However, Kirk has not disclosed any information concerning his year and date of birth to the limelight.