Stefani Schaefer Bio-Wiki
Stefani Schaefer is a 6X Emmy Award-winning reporter and anchor working at WJW-TV FOX 8 News in Cleveland, Ohio, as a morning and noon anchor/reporter. She has been part of this network since 1992.
Stefani Schaefer Age, Birthday
Schaefer is 49 years old as of 2023. She was born on 1974 May 31st in Alliance, OH, United States of America. Thus, she holds her birthday on the 31st of May every year and her birth sign is Gemini.
Stefani Schaefer Parents, Siblings
Schaefer was born and raised in Alliance, OH, United States of America by her parents. She hails from a remarkable family. Stefani has a brother named Thommie, a recording artist in California. Nevertheless, she has not disclosed any further information about her parents or siblings if she has any.
Stefani Schaefer Education
For her academic qualifications, Stefani went to St. Thomas Aquinas in Louisville. Then she proceeded to enroll at The University of Mount Union where she graduated and obtained a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, and writing.
Stefani Schaefer Husband, Children
Schaefer is happily married to Roger Schaefer, a constructor. The duo wedded in 1998. Sadly, her husband is currently suffering from aphasia and visual agnosia after falling at a construction site and hitting his head. The family shares a home with several furry family members, Polo, Marco, Bruno, lots of fish, and other critters she picks up along the way.
Stefani and her husband, Roger are proud parents of two daughters namely Race and Siena, who are now 20 and 22 years old. Villanova is pursuing her music career as a singer/songwriter and Race is a senior at Siena Bella. Siena also produces, directs, and edits her music videos. Stefani operates as Siena’s “mom-A-ger” dealing with the business side of her profession.
Stefani Schaefer Career
Schaefer works as a morning and noon anchor/reporter at WJW-TV FOX 8 News in Cleveland, Ohio. She first landed the Fox 8 family in 1992 as an anchor/reporter for Good Day Cleveland. In 2006, Stefani anchored a national network show that was aired out of Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. On 2008 September 14th, she was inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
For over 20 years, Stefani taught dance and voice at her family’s performing arts center in Alliance, Ohio. She is still passionate about music, and remains active today, singing the National Anthem for the professional teams on the West Coast and Cleveland sports teams. From 1979 to 1989, Stefani and her brother, Thommie, a recording artist in California, toured the country with the Bob Hope USO Troupe.
In 1983, she and her brother had their own show at Geauga Lake Amusement Park, where they danced, sang, and played eight different musical instruments. The brother-sister duo was also the opening act for Barbara Mandrell, Chubby Checker, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Alabama.
In 1989, Stefani received the Ohio Governor’s Choice Award and was also Ohio’s Junior Miss / Ohio’s Young Woman of the Year in the same year. Stefani has been very engaged in the festivities surrounding the Professional Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Since she was fifteen years old, she has performed the opening and closing songs for the Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremonies and sung the National Anthem for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.
Besides hosting other festivities and the fashion show, the journalist hosted the Hall of Fame Parade national broadcast with Dan Dierdorf for more than 2 decades. While attending the University, she acted as a National Collegiate Academic Honoree and an All-American Scholar.
Stefani has also been on the cover of Cleveland Magazine’s Millennium issue emphasizing Cleveland’s Most Interesting People of 2000. She was also on the cover for “Celebrity Homes” and “Celebrity Working Moms.”
Since 2012, Stefani has been named Cleveland’s Favorite News Anchor and Favorite News Team by the readers of Cleveland Magazine and was also honored as the top favorite TV celebrity in Scene Magazine. Stefani has also ranked number one for her engagement, followers, and interaction on her social media pages in the city of Cleveland.
Stefani Schaefer Height
Schaefer has an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches tall equaling 1.7 meters.
Stefani Schaefer Salary
Schaefer has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 91,055 K to $ 185,525 K.
Stefani Schaefer Net Worth
Schaefer has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 4 Million and above. Nevertheless, her career as an anchor/reporter is her main source of income.
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