Ama Daetz Biography
Ama Daetz is an American anchor currently working at ABC7 News in San Francisco. She anchors every weekend at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Ama Daetz has always been passionate about journalism and had a strong desire to be one of the trusted sources of world news. It was the main reason she chose her career as a journalist and is currently working at ABC7 News. Well, if you’re the regular ABC7 News viewer, you might have seen Ama at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. every weekend. And at 11 p.m.
She is a huge American sports fan. She follows the San Jose Ice Hockey Team, the Golden State Warriors Basketball Team, and the San Francisco Giants Baseball Team.
An active person, she often goes on weekends running, cycling, hiking or hitting the gym.
Her favorite foods are garlic fries and ice cream from Ghirardelli. In-N-Out Burger is her all-time favorite dining spot.
An active member of the Make A Wish Foundation, she often presents their charity events.
Starred in the documentary Batkid Begins, a film funded by the Make A Wish Foundation for a 5-year-old leukemia patient, Miles. It was Miles ‘ wish to be Batman for a day, and the movie records for a day his adventures saving Gotham City as Batkid.
Her fans were scared when she slurred her speech and appeared dizzy on air earlier this year. After a break she was replaced and was reported to have taken a sick leave.
Ama Daetz Age
Ama was born and grew up in San Jose, California on March 17, 1979.
Ama Daetz Family
Her father, Denny Daetz is a retired teacher. He taught Social Studies, Economics, and Computer in Los Gatos Saratoga Union High School District. In 2013, he was awarded the Kennedy Center Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award for his inspiration and positive impact on students and the community. We have no details of her biological mother. Her father married Laura Lee Daetz (stepmother) but unfortunately, she passed away on October 23, 2015, due to Car accident. Ama grew up alongside her sisters, Effie Daetz and Ekau Daetz. She is the youngest child.
Ama Daetz Husband | Ama Daetz And John Seymour
Ama Daetz is a married woman. She is married to her co-worker John Seymour, a sports reporter at ABC7 News. The couple tied the knot on September 29, 2012. They have not yet revealed their dating history.
Ama Daetz Baby Girl
Ama welcomed their first baby girl in October of 2017. However, Ama hasn’t announced the happy news on social media and neither has shared a picture of her baby girl. They are yet to reveal their baby girl’s name.
Ama Daetz Education
In 2011 she graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.
Ama Daetz Career
She worked as a writer, editor, and producer when she was studying in Fresno, California. She anchored and reported on various news stations after graduating.
Ama began her career as a news field reporter for CBS Station in Amarillo, Texas. She then moved to join News3 at Kalamazoo, Michigan. She moved to Detroit after working in Kalamazoo and worked at NBC. She was soon hired by FOX as an anchor in Sacramento, California. She is currently working as an American weekday co-anchor for ABC7 News.
In addition to her career as a news reporter, she has also appeared in several movies. She played the role of TV News Reporter in two episodes of The Mentalist TV Series between 2010 and 2011. She appeared in 2011 on a short film’ You! Where she portrayed Claire’s role. She also appeared in the Batkid Begins family movie in 2015.
Ama Daetz Net Worth
Ama Daetz has been working in this industry for quite some time now. She has earned a good sum of money in her career as a writer, producer, director, actor, and journalist. Her estimated net worth is 1.2 million dollars.
Ama Daetz Abc7 News
Ama is currently working at ABC7 News in San Francisco. She anchors every weekend at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.