Frank Somerville Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Salary, KTVU

Frank Somerville

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Frank Somerville Biography

This is what you need to know about Frank Somerville, an American News Journalist currently working for KTVU, as a news anchor. He has also received three – Emmy awards at KTVU News.

Frank Somerville Age

Somerville was born on 19 March 19, 1958, in San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.

Frank Somerville Height

  • 1.75 M.

He stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches.

Frank Somerville Family

He was named after his father’s childhood friend, Frank Patty, and his paternal grandfather, William Somerville.

Frank Somerville Wife

He is happily married to television producer, Donna Wright Somerville. The couple is blessed with two daughters. A picture of him styling his Black, adopted daughter’s hair went viral on the Internet.

Frank Somerville Net Worth

Somerville has an estimated Net Worth of 1 .5 million dollars. Her career as an actor is her primary source of income.

Frank Somerville Education

He attended Berkeley High School and graduated in the class of 1976. He attended San Francisco State University.

Frank Somerville KTVU News

He interned at KTVU while attending San Francisco State University. After graduation, he worked at local stations in Santa Rosa, California; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Providence, Rhode Island before returning to the Bay Area. He became co-anchor of the station’s morning news program in 1992 and was the first anchor of the 5 pm newscast when it launched in 2005.

He was also named as co-anchor in 2008, of the 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts, replacing 40-year veteran Dennis Richmond. In 2013, He later apologized for an incident in which racist pilot names were read out in a broadcast on Asiana Airlines Flight 214.

He also took a personal leave of absence from KTVU following an on-air incident, during which he struggled to read the script for several stories and appeared to slur his words. He returned to the anchor chair on August 4 without addressing the incident that saw his brief departure.