Lanetra Bennett Biography
Lanetra Bennett is an American award-winning journalist, anchor, and reporter currently working as a morning anchor and reporter at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida. She joined the station in 2001 as an Associate Producer and eventually became a Producer. In December 2004, she was promoted to a reporter position.
Lanetra Bennett Education
Lanetra attended and graduated from Florida Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Lanetra Bennett Age
Bennett is 42 years old as of 2020. She was born on August 17, 1978, in Tallahassee, Florida. She celebrates her birthday on 17th August of every year. ALSO READ: Bill Melugin
Lanetra Bennett Height
Lanetra stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). However, information regarding her other body measurements including bodyweight is currently not available. Her information will be updated once confirmed available.
Lanetra Bennett Parents
Bennett was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. She is the daughter of (mother) Marilyn Smith and the late father Ernest “Sonny” Jerome Smith, Jr. Her father died at the age of 72 years on January 13, 2017. Ernest owned and operated Community Business Services, an accounting and tax preparation enterprise since 1968. He was a member of Mt. Horeb P.B. Church and served on the Board of Trustees for United Cerebral Palsy.
Lanetra Bennett Sister
Lanetra has a younger sister by the name of Khaneshia “KJ” Smith, an actress. She was born on May 6, 1985. She is a graduate of Florida State University. KJ appeared in the Whitney Houston movie. She has also acted in several TV shows including “Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, Nickelodeon’s “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, Dawn”, Lebron James’ “Survivor’s Remorse”, and Kevin Hart’s hit show, “Husbands of Hollywood” on BET. Her dream is to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony; like Whoopi Goldberg.
Smith’s philanthropic efforts include supporting and raising awareness for Cerebral Palsy and Sickle Cell Anemia, as both causes are close to her heart, having watched loved one’s battle with the respective diseases. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation as a nod to her father, Ernest J. Smith who was stricken with Cerebral Palsy his entire life. He passed last year.
Lanetra Bennett Husband
Bennet is a married woman. However, she has not yet updated her husband’s information in the public. Furthermore, details of the couple having children is not yet available. Her details will be updated once reviewed in the public view.
Lanetra Bennett Weight Loss
Information regarding the weight loss of Lanetra is currently not known. However, she has written several guiding how to lose weight and maintaining body fitness by eating valuable foods. Her information will be updated once confirmed available to the public.
Lanetra Bennett Salary
Bennett working as a news anchor and reporter at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida earns an annual estimated salary of $76,254.
Lanetra Bennett Net Worth
Bennett as an accomplished American broadcast journalist, anchor, and reporter has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Lanetra Bennett WCTV | Wikipedia
Lanetra currently serves as a news anchor and reporter at WCTV, a CBS affiliate in Tallahassee, Florida. She co-anchors the Good Morning Show and Eyewitness News at Noon. She joined the station in 2001 as an Associate Producer and later became a Producer. In December 2004, she was promoted to a reporter position, where she moved across the country to report on all stories emerging and breaking news. Lanetra covers Taylor, Suwannee, and Lafayette Counties primarily, but occasionally covers other parts of north Florida and south Georgia.