Irika Sargent Husband, Salary, Bio, Age, Pregnant, Parents, CBS Chicago, Height and Net Worth

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Irika Sargent Biography AND Wikipedia

Irika Sargent is an American award-winning journalist currently serving as an evening news anchor at CBS Chicago, Illinois. She joined CBS in October 2015 after working as an evening news anchor at CBS based in Miami for almost one and half years. Irika also served as an anchor and reporter for KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas. Sargent even anchored another legal show that aired on an NBC affiliate station based in Mobile, Alabama known as WPMI-TV.

Irika Sargent Age

How old is Irika? Sargent is 44 years old as of 2024. She was born on August 14, 1980, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 14th August every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Leo. READ: Anne State 

Irika Sargent Education

Sargent earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri. From there, Irika received her first Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School in 2006.

Irika Sargent Height

Irika stands at an average height of 5 feet 1 inch. She also maintains an average body weight of around 58 to 68 kilograms.  Details about her other body measurements are still under review.

Irika Sargent Family

Sargent was born and brought up in a simple neighborhood situated in Kansas City, Missouri. However, her mother and father like to maintain a simple and low-profiled life away from the attention brought forth by their daughter’s career. Nevertheless, Irika described her mother, Joyce, as a role model whom she always looked up to ever since she was a young girl.

Irika Sargent Husband

Is Irika Married? Sargent is married to her husband, Dorian Orr. The lovely couple tied the knot on October 3, 2019, in front of close friends and family.  Her husband, Dorian is an accomplished Chicago-based general manager working for the Microsoft Services User Experience. The two are blessed with one daughter named Aria Vivian. She was born in November 2020. READ: Zoe Perry

Irika Sargent Wedding | Married| Engagement Ring

On October 3, 2019, Irika glowed at her Hawaiin-themed wedding ceremony held on the island of Maui in Hawaii. She wore a beautiful silk white wedding dress as she exchanged vows with her husband, Dorian who wore an elegant black and white Tuxedo Suit.

The clouds that day gave way for the sun to shine on Irika’s wedding day as she made a long-term commitment to her husband. The wedding was attended by around sixty family members and friends who sat in the stunning outdoor venue that was decorated by beautiful Hawaiian-themed flowers. Pictures of Irika’s wedding day and engagement ring are available on her Instagram account.

Irika Sargent Baby

In November 2020, Irika and her husband welcomed their firstborn daughter, Aria Vivian some hours before midnight. Her baby was delivered weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce. Irika came back from her maternity leave in February 2021 and she expressed how she feels so happy to be a new mom and wife with a loving husband.

Irika Sargent Salary

Sargent working as a correspondent reporter and anchor for CBS 2 News based in Chicago earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 – $120,000. READ: Zackary Arthur 

Irika Sargent Net Worth

Sargent is an American journalist and news anchor with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Irika Sargent CBS Chicago WBBM-TV News

Irika currently works as a correspondent anchor for WBBM CBS 2 News. She mainly anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm and 10 pm evening newscasts alongside Brad Edwards. Her work at the station has also earned several Emmy Awards and one Edward Murrow Award.

Before CBS 2 News, Irika worked as an anchor for WFOR CBS 4 news in Florida. She also appeared on the station’s evening newscasts and reported several public affairs segments in South Florida. Irika even made some contributions to the editing and writing of a weekly news segment on CBS 4 called Legally Speaking.

She even worked as a field reporter and fill-in anchor for KPRC-TV in Houston and a Legal anchor for WPMI-TV in Mobile, Alabama. During her first years as an upcoming media personality, Erika practiced labor and employment law for close to four years in New York City. She mainly worked at the Greenberg Traurig Law firm representing clients in New York Federal and state courts.

Irika Sargent Return

In February 2021, Irika made her official return to CBS 2 as a new mom. She has not seen on-air since early October 2020 because of her pregnancy and the due date. Nevertheless, she is back on air and she introduced a pic of her newborn daughter live on air expressing how she is grateful for the support and love she has received from her family, colleagues and viewers who waited for her return on air.  Irika’s daughter is named Aria Vivian.