Ukee Washington Biography
Ukee Washington (Real name- Ulysses Samuel Washington III) is an American anchor who is currently working at CBS3. He serves as the weekday evening co-anchor at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. and Eyewitness News at 10 p.m. on The CW Philly 57. In addition, he also serves as the host of the CBS 3 popular Brotherly Love segment.
Ukee Washington Career
He joined the Channel 3 news team in July 1986 and served as a sports anchor at that time. Later in 1996, he was promoted to serves as early morning and noon anchor prior to being promoted to serve as the anchor of the evening editions of Eyewitness News in July 2015.
Since then, he has anchored some of the region’s most memorable stories such as; Pope Francis’ historic visit to the City in 2015, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and Super Storm Sandy in 2012. Furthermore, he has also served as the host of the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Forum to going behind bars to interview a high school classmate on death row. In addition, he has also been the guest co-host on the popular CBS network talk show, THE TALK in the years 2013, 2014, and 2016.
West Philadelphia is his native home and he attended Dover High School in Delaware where he was a celebrated athlete and graduated proudly. In addition, he loved music and was a member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir’s “elite,” which gave him the opportunity to travel to; Mexico, Denmark, Poland, Finland, Sweden, and Russia to perform.
Furthermore, he has also worked in Fort Myers, Florida where he served as a sports anchor at WBBH-TV, and in Atlanta where he worked at WSB-TV. Additionally, he attended and graduated from the University of Richmond.
In addition, in his career as a journalist, he has been named by both the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2008, and in 2015, by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Ukee Washington Age
Washington is 63 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 20, 1958, in Philadelphia, United States, and celebrates his birthday on the 20th of August every year.
Ukee Washington Height
Washington height and weight will be updated when available.
Ukee Washington Family
Washington’s father was known as Dr. Ulysses Samuel Washington, Jr who was a noted professor and former football coach at Delaware State University before he passed on 25 October 2018 at the age of 98. After his parents had divorced, he resided with his mother in Mt. Vernon, New York. However, information about his mother is not known and will be updated when available.
Ukee Washington Wife and Children
Washington is married to Laurie Washington who happens to be a physical therapist at BAYADA Home Health Care in Wilmington, Delaware. However, information about his children will be updated when available.
Ukee Washington Salary
Washington earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Ukee Washington Networth
Washington has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.