Lori Stokes Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net worth, Husband, Daughters

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Lori Stokes Biography

Lori Stokes is an American journalist and news anchor. Currently, she is an evening news anchor for the five, six, and ten o’clock news at Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City. Previously, she was a co-host for Good Day with Rosanna Scotto. Additionally, she co-anchored WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News This Morning from 2000 to 2017. However, she actually joined the part in an effort to increase ratings on WABC’s morning newscast and helped bring the broadcast.

Lori Stokes Age

Born in the year 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio on the 16th of September. Currently, she is at the age of 59 years old as of 2021. She is yet to celebrate her 60th birthday this year 2022 in September.

Lori Stokes Height

However, she is a woman of an average stature according to her measurements. She is currently standing at a height of 5 feet 7 inches which is also equivalent to 1.7m tall

Lori Stokes Weight

Likewise, she is weighing a moderate weight of 60 kilograms according to measures. Although she might add up or reduce depending on her lifestyle.

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Lori Stokes Family

She is the daughter of Louis Stokes and Jay Stokes. Apparently, his father was an American attorney, civil rights pioneer, and politician. Unfortunately, he died from brain and lung cancer when he was at the age 95 years old. However, he has siblings two sisters, Shelly, Stokes Hammond, and Angie Stokes, and one brother namely, Chuck Stones.

Lori Stokes Education

So, after his primary education, he attended John. F. Kennedy high school in Mayland, Afterward he joined Ohio State Campus where she studied and graduated. Later on, she continued with her studies at Howard campus where she majored in Broadcast journalism.

Lori Stokes Career

Regardless, she began her career in journalism as a medical reporter and then weekend co-anchor at WCIA in Champaign-Urbana in 1986. Afterward, she worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Later on, she worked as a crime and street reporter for WBFF-TV the Fox Station in Baltimore. Then she went to MSNBC at the time of its inception. Apparently, she was one of the original anchors on the 24-hour cable news television channel and the first African American to speak on the cable news network.

So, she was paired with Robb Hanrahan who, at the time. Apart from that, she also co-anchored the station’s 5 p.m. news with Roz Abrams. Previously she co-anchored the morning news. For a brief time in 2003, she was removed from the noon newscast and replaced with Sade Baderinwa. Eventually, she resumed anchoring the noon newscast when Roz Abrams left the station and was replaced by Baderinwa.

Furthermore, she was the sole anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon. In addition to that, she was joined by a rotating roster of reporters from March until July when reporter Ken Rosato was chosen to permanently replace Steve Bartelstein. Currently, she is an evening news anchor for the five, six, and ten o’clock news at Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City.

Lori Stokes’s Net worth

Presently, she is believed to have an estimated of around $1 million to $10 million according to records of 2022. However, this has been generated from her career and professionalism in broadcast journalism.


Apparently, she is also recorded to be receiving quite a good amount of salary which is ranging from $20,000 to $ 200,000 annually.


However, she was previously in marriage to her lovely husband Brian Thompson and they met in an interview for a CBC affiliate. However, they have two beautiful daughters namely, Alexander and Nicolette.