Bill Ritter Biography | Wiki
Bill Ritter is an American Journalist and Anchor currently serving as a correspondent for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News since 1999. He was also a co-host on ABC’s Good Morning America from 1991 to 1999. Before ABC, Bill worked as an investigative reporter for KTTV News in Los Angeles, California. He then served as a reporter KNSD in San Diego and KCAL-TV in Los Angeles.
Bill Ritter Education
Bill attended San Diego State University but he was expelled in 1972 after he instigated a protest against the Vietnam War. However, he was able to complete his studies at the University forty years later. This was followed by a degree in broadcast journalism from The New School in 2016.
Bill Ritter Age | Birthday
How old is Bill? Ritter is 71 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 26, 1950. Los Angeles, California, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 26th February every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Pisces. ALSO READ: Cindy Farmer
Bill Ritter Height
Ritter stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches. He also maintains an average bodyweight of around 168 lbs (76 kg). Information regarding his other body measurements is still under review.
Bill Ritter Ethnicity | What Nationality Is Bill?
Bill holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is of white ethnicity /heritage.
Bill Ritter Family | Parents | Brother
Ritter was born and brought up by his parents in a simple neighborhood situated in Los Angeles, California. He grew up as the son of Ethel Ritter (mother) and Bill Ritter (father) in Los Angeles, California. Ritter’s parents are Jewish and he grew up alongside his brother Bruce Ritter who died in March 2018.
Bill Ritter Wife
Is Bill Married? Ritter is married to his wife, Kathleen Friery. The couple exchanged vows in the presence of friends and family at a simple wedding ceremony that was held in 2008. Together Bill and Katy are blessed with three children named Mia, Owen and Ella Ritter. Kathleen is an award-winning producer who has worked with various TV networks in the United States for close to twenty years now.
Bill Ritter Daughter
Out of his three children, Bill is the father of two daughters, Mia (his firstborn) and Ella Ritter who is the youngest. In June 2021, Bill revealed that he is a close ally to the LGBTQI+ community in a personal essay he wrote during Pride month celebrations. He went on to state that his daughter Mia came out when she was only seventeen years. Since then, he has supported her and the community with an open and sweetheart.
Bill Ritter Hair | Haircut | Afro
In the early 1970s, Bill had a big puffy afro haircut during his early years as an intern cub reporter based in California. In 2020, he made a promise to the viewers and fellow ABC colleagues that he won’t get a haircut until it begins to resemble his 1970s look. However, Bill got a haircut on June 22, 2021.
Bill Ritter Net Worth
Bill is an American Journalist and Anchor who has an estimated net worth of $1 million. This amount has been approximated from the number of properties under his name.
Bill Ritter Email Address
According to our findings, Bill’s official e-mail address is [email protected]. Information regarding his other personal contacts is still under review.
Bill Ritter Salary
Bill working as a correspondent anchor and reporter for ABC News earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 – $120,000.
Bill Ritter ABC
Bill currently serves as a correspondent for ABC News. Previously, he worked as a reporter for KTTV in Los Angeles from 1991 to 1992. He then went on to work as FOX Network correspondent reporter for Entertainment Daily in 1990. At KTTV, Ritter was promoted to investigative reporter and became the main anchor who covered the Gulf war before leaving for greener pastures. Before KTTV, Bill worked as the main reporter for KCAL-TV from 1987 until 1990.
Ritter began his duties at ABC as a co-anchor on Good Morning America in January 1993. There he was able to cover a number of relatable and important news updates and stories like the Crash of TWA Flight 800, the trial of OJ Simpson and the Sudden death of Princess Diana. Bill even interviewed prominent guests, politicians and other newsmakers.
He also produced a number of GMA’s series that focused deeply on drugs and teenagers, plastic surgeries and other related topics. A few years later, Bill began delivering reports for ABC’s 20/20 where he investigated the claims of James Van Praagh, the Columbia shooting among other light-hearted to heart-warming stories. In 1999, Bill officially became the co-anchor for Eyewitness News alongside Diana Wiliams.