Ray Cortopassi Bio-Wiki

Ray Cortopassi is an Award-winning American anchor and reporter working at WGN9 in Chicago, Illinois, as a Weekday evening anchor at 5 pm, 6 p.m., 9, and Ten. He has been part of this network since September 2020.

Ray Cortopassi Age, Birthday

He is 56 years old as of 2023. Ray was born in Dolton, Illinois, United States on 1967 April 6. Thus, he holds his birthday on the 6th of April every year and his birth sign is Aries.

Ray Cortopassi Parents, Siblings

Cortopassi was born and raised to parents in Dolton, Illinois, United States. His parents were raised in Roseland. Ray’s dad was a sheet metal foreman at U.S. Steel’s “South Works” plant and his mom served as a piano teacher who worked from their home in Dolton. However, an update about his parents’ names and whether he has any siblings will be updated soon.

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Ray Cortopassi Education

For his academic qualifications, Ray enrolled at Columbia College Chicago where he graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Ray Cortopassi Husband, Children

Cortopassi is happily married to Leslie. The duo is proud parents of four grown-up children, three boys and a daughter. They all reside in Chicago, Illinois.

Ray Cortopassi Career

Cortopassi works at WGN9 in Chicago, Illinois serving as a Weekday evening anchor at 5 pm, 6 p.m.,  Nine, and Ten. He came to the WGN News team in September 2020. Like many children growing up in the 1970s in Chicago, Ray frequently woke up to Ray Rayner and ate lunch watching Bozo’s Circus. It was in those formative days that he developed a passion for the broadcast world and the magic of television. Cortopassi has been a television broadcaster for more than 2 decades and a half.

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Prior to working at WGN9, Ray worked at FOX59 in Indianapolis, where he anchored the #1 rated morning newscast and 4 pm news since 2009. Before joining  FOX59, Ray served as the evening anchor at the ABC station in Indianapolis and also spent time reporting and anchoring at TV stations in Las Vegas, NV, and Traverse City, MI. Ray commenced his professional career in Chicago as a reporter for the City News Bureau. He has been awarded multiple Emmy and Associated Press awards during his years in Indianapolis.

Ray Cortopassi WGN9 News

Cortopassi 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. Julian Crews
  9. Kelly Davis
  10. Alyssa Donovan
  11. Lourdes Duarte
  12. Patrick Elwood
  13. Christine Flores
  14. Josh Frydman
  15. Gaynor Hall
  16. Shannon Halligan
  17. Jewell Hillery
  18. Demetrius Ivory
  19. Erin Ivory
  20. Mike Janssen
  21. Lauren Jiggetts
  22. Sarah Jindra
  23. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  24. Paul Konrad
  25. Marcus Leshock
  26. Sean Lewis

Ray Cortopassi Height

Cortopassi has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches equaling 1. 75 meters.

Ray Cortopassi Salary

Cortopassi has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 103, 575 K to $ 257, 375 K.

Ray Cortopassi’s Net Worth

Cortopassi has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million and above. Nevertheless, his profession as an anchor and reporter is his main source of revenue.

Is Ray Cortopassi on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

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