Dan Ponce Bio-Wiki

Dan Ponce is a renowned American television journalist working at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois, as a morning news anchor. He has been part of this network since September 2010.

Dan Ponce Age, Birthday

Ponce is 46 years old as of 2023. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on the 7th of December 1976. Accordingly, Dan holds his birthday on the 7th of December every year and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dan Ponce Parents/Siblings

Ponce was born and raised to parents in Chicago, Illinois. Most of his family members are journalists. Dan is the son of Phil Ponce (father) and his wife Ann Ponce (mother). His father, Phil is the host of Chicago Tonight on WTTW and his mom serves as a Chicago portrait and landscape artist. Ponce has a brother named Anthony Ponce, an anchor/reporter for Chicago’s NBC5, and a Sister named Maria Ponce, a photographer in Chicago.

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Dan Ponce Education

For his academic qualifications, Dan holds his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and his Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Dan Ponce’s Wife, Children

Ponce is happily married to Amy Levell Ponce. He and his wife are proud parents of a daughter named Maya.  Currently, they reside in Chicago with their daughter and miniature dachshund.

Dan Ponce Career

Ponce works as a news anchor at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. He is currently an anchor for WGN Morning News from 4-6a alongside Lauren Jiggetts. Dan came to WGN-TV in September 2010 as a general assignment reporter for WGN News.

Before joining WGN, he served as a general assignment reporter for Chicago’s ABC7 Eyewitness News. His broadcast job commenced in Lansing, Michigan at WILX. Dan obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and his Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

He is also the founder of the world-renowned a cappella group Straight No Chaser on Atlantic Records. Dan resides in Chicago with his wife, daughter, and miniature dachshund.

Dan Ponce WGN9 News

Ponce works at WGN9 News alongside his fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Jenna Barnes
  2. Dina Bair
  3. Robin Baumgarten
  4. Ana Belaval
  5. Chris Boden
  6. Tahman Bradley
  7. Ben Bradley
  8. Ray Cortopassi
  9. Julian Crews
  10. Kelly Davis
  11. Alyssa Donovan
  12. Lourdes Duarte
  13. Patrick Elwood
  14. Christine Flores
  15. Josh Frydman
  16. Gaynor Hall
  17. Shannon Halligan
  18. Jewell Hillery
  19. Demetrius Ivory
  20. Erin Ivory
  21. Mike Janssen
  22. Lauren Jiggetts
  23. Sarah Jindra
  24. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  25. Paul Konrad
  26. Marcus Leshock
  27. Micah Materre

Dan Ponce Height

Ponce has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches tall equaling 1.75 meters.

Dan Ponce Salary

Ponce has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 91, 385 K to $ 189, 888 K.

Dan Ponce’s Net Worth

Ponce has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million. Nevertheless, his occupation as a  journalist is his primary source of revenue.

Is Dan Ponce on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.  Dan doesn’t appear to have public TikTok, or Snapchat accounts currently.