Rita Cosby Husband, Show, Net Worth, Voice, and WABC Radio

Rita Cosby Biography

Rita Cosby is a popular American Emmy Award Winning TV & Radio Host, Special Correspondent, Military Supporter, and New York Times Bestselling Author. She is currently a host on the two-hour news show, Saturday Report on Newsmax, and a special correspondent for the CBS syndicated program, Inside Edition.

Rita specializes in interviewing newsmakers and political figures. She has authored two books, Blonde Ambition, and Quiet Hero. In addition, Rita was a news anchor for Fox, MSNBC, and NewsMax. She has received several awards such as the Matrix Award and the Jack Anderson Award due to her investigative success.

October 11, 2010, was reported “Rita Cosby Day” in the State of New York due to her “extraordinary journalism and exemplary service on behalf of her community.” Rita balanced college with a role at WACH-TV, the local FOX affiliate. Following an internship working for Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News, she began working as an anchor/reporter at KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California, and WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Quick Facts

Age November 18, 1964 (60 years old)
Net Worth $1 million
Education University of South Carolina
Husband Unmarried
Father Richard Cosby (Ryszard Kossobudzki)
Rita Cosby's photo
Rita’s photo

Rita Cosby Age

Rita Cosby is 60 years old. She was born on November 18, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States. Rita celebrates her birthday on November 18, every year.

Early Life And Education

Rita was born in Brooklyn, New York, to her parents. Her mom is Danish while her father Richard Cosby (Ryszard Kossobudzki) is Polish. Rita’s father came to the United States in 1956 where he started working in planning and construction of the Interstate Highway System in the North-Eastern section of the US. Rita’s father died of cancer at age 86, on June 25, 2012, in an Alexandria, VA hospital. She grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Moreover, Rita has one brother named Alan. She holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. As of now, Rita has no sister. She attended Greenwich High School. Later on, Rita attended and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.

Rita Cosby Husband

Rita Cosby is not married. She lives in New York where she is busy concentrating on her journalism career.

Rita Cosby Show

She is the Rita Cosby Show host. Rita has hosted the weekly two-hour news show, Saturday Report on Newsmax since 2022, replacing former host Carl Higbie. The show can be heard on Spotify and Podcast Addict. Moreover, she co-hosts the show on weeknights from 10 PM to 12 AM on 77 WABC. Her show also has 1180 episodes. In hour two, Rita talks about the upcoming Trump vs. Biden Debate on CNN next week and the illegal migrant crimes happening across the country.

In 2005, she moved to MSNBC to host a primetime weeknight show, Rita Cosby Live & Direct. The show became the network’s highest-rated show that year, and she did extensive reports for other NBC programs, such as The Today Show. In addition, Rita hosts her show on weeknights from 10 PM to 12 AM on 77 WABC. She hosted the top-rated show on MSNBC, Rita Cosby: Live & Direct.


Rita’s voice is so rough. Since she switched over to MSNBC her voice has gotten worse.

WABC Radio

Rita worked at 77 WABC Radio from 2014 through 2018, where she was a Political Editor as well as hosting successful weekend and midday shows. She now hosts the 10 pm to Midnight program of “The Rita Cosby Show”, where she focuses on breaking news and fascinating interviews.

Movies And TV Shows

– Saturday Report.

– Saturday Agenda.

– Spicer & Co.

– Prime News.

– The Sit-Down Huckabee and Trump at Mar-a-Lago.

– Mike Huckabee Christmas in America.

– Fox and Friends.

– Wasted Talent.


Rita is a woman of above-average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (approx. 1.7 m).


As a host on the news show, Saturday Report, Rita’s average salary is $75,089 per year.

Net Worth

Rita has been an Emmy-award-winning journalist for over two decades. She has earned a decent fortune over the years. Rita’s net worth is $1 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Is Rita Cosby Now?

Rita now hosts the two-hour news show, Saturday Report on Newsmax.

Is Rita Cosby Married?

Rita is not married to anyone at the moment.

What Happened To Rita Cosby And Curtis Sliwa?

In 2018, Rita and veteran radio personality Curtis Sliwa joined forces for a new show on WABC-AM.

Who Is Rita Cosby?

Rita is an Emmy Award-winning TV host, veteran correspondent, and best-selling author, who anchored highly-rated primetime shows on FOX News Channel and MSNBC. She now does frequent hosting on HLN/CNN and as a special correspondent for top-rated CBS syndicated newsmagazine, Inside Edition, and co-hosts “Curtis and Cosby” weekdays from 12-3 pm alongside Curtis Sliwa on WABC Radio. Following working as an intern for Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News, she began working as an anchor/reporter at KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California, and WBTV.

Social Media Handles

Twitter – @RitaCosby

Instagram – ritacosby