Marissa Bailey Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Marissa Bailey|
29 October 1981
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Profession:||TV Personality, Journalist|
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
Marissa Bailey is the name of a beautiful American broadcast journalist and television host who we shall be discussing in the article below.
At the moment, the subject of this topic is a dedicated anchor for CBS 2 network. Before she began her remarkable career as morning anchor at WBBM/CBS Chicago, Marissa Bailey was a broadcast journalism major at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. It was in a Newhouse lecture hall that she first became familiarized with Ellen Crooke, a WGRZ-TV news director in Buffalo. After their initial meeting, she kept in touch with Ellen while focusing on completing her degree, and it was Crooke who gave Marissa her first job as a desk anchor and on-air reporter. Marissa credits this initial meeting for igniting the sparks in her successful broadcast journalism career. Loyalty to her hometown took Marissa back to Chicago, where she carried on with her career as an anchor at WBBM/CBS station.
She also uses her career as a television broadcaster to advertise the benefits of a Syracuse University education. She continues to stay involved with her alma mater, both within her community as well as philanthropically, something that she refers to as an important part of her life. Marissa showcases her commitment to the University in action by taking part in a previous joint Newhouse-Chicago Regional Council panel convention on women’s impact on media and journalism. And as a new member of the Council, she has announced her excitement to make more connections with the area’s ‘Orange family.’
And now, let’s proceed with the full details of Marissa Bailey’s biography and net worth, as well as every other useful information pertaining to the life and career of this sensational TV presenter.
Early Life: Childhood, Family, Education
The gallant and outspoken news anchor was born on 29 October 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. After rounding up her business as a high school student, Marissa attended Niagra University and graduated with her Bachelors in Communication Studies in 2003. With a goal on her mind to achieve, she proceeded to Syracuse University for a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, graduating in 2006.
Professional Life: Journalism Career & TV Stint
Right after graduating from Syracuse University with her Master’s in broadcast journalism, Marissa joined WGRZ-TV in September 2006 and had a spell as a news reporter and anchor there until January 2012.
Upon leaving WGRZ-TV, she found employment at CBS Chicago/WBBM-TV in March 2012 and began working for the station as a general assignment reporter. In September the same year, she got a promotion and started hosting the morning newscasts thrice a week.
At the moment, Marissa still works for CBS News in Chicago, but as a weekday morning anchor who also anchors the network’s airport news, webcasts and so much more.
Besides being a professional Journalist, Marissa, versatile by nature, has also tried her hands on film acting. She was a cast in the 2012 movie “Manhandlers”, where she portrayed the character of a Creepy Jump Rope Girl.
Achievements: Awards & Honors
While she has broken several broadcasting records in her home city, there hasn’t been much recognition, in terms of awards, for the brilliant newswoman. Her only award nomination in her career was for a New York State Regional Emmy back in 2011.
As her career progresses, there’s still a lot of time for Marissa to pick up one or two along the line, and her fans are looking up to what the future holds for their admired news anchor.
Personal Life: Husband, Children, Hobbies, Private Affairs
The beautiful blonde news presenter, Marissa Bailey, has been married to a former WGRZ-TV producer named Michael Geller since 3rd September 2014. Their marriage ceremony was a simple one that was held privately in presence of selected friends and family members.
Although the anchor has never published any photos of her wedding celebrations, she never fails to share pictures of her beloved husband on social media platforms regularly, and from what her followers can detect from her social media accounts, it seems the married pair is profoundly in love with each other. Both wife and husband are committed to their happy married life and to date, there have been no reports of violence or any incidence of infidelity in their marriage.
On 22 January 2017, Marissa Bailey took to her Instagram to disclose her pregnancy and due date. She shared a photo with her husband accompanied by the ultrasound report of her womb and proceeded to ask for parenting advice from her followers. On 12th April 2017, which was the due date given by the doctor, the TV host welcomed her baby boy into the world. The happy couples keep on posting photos of their adorable son, Beau Geller, on their separate social pages.
The 38 years old anchor Marissa and her husband Michael own a mini Goldendoodle pup named Cubby.
Marissa Bailey Net Worth: Salary, Earnings, Income Sources, Expenses
A career in the journalism field and a respectable job as an anchor in an esteemed American network CBS has surely blessed Marissa with a substantial fortune. The annual salary of this beautiful mom of one who currently works as an anchor and news reporter in CBS 2 is said to be in six figures. Moreover, she has also boosted the status of her bank account by playing a highly applauded role in the movie “Manhandlers”.
Marissa Bailey’s net worth is $3 million, all accumulated from her dedication to her profession. Her million dollars fortune has given her a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. According to our sources, Marissa and her husband live in a $714,000 worth home that is located in the Lincoln Park of Chicago. With both of their incomes and assets combined, we can assume that the couple will be able to continue to sustain themselves and also cater for their little son who’s currently enrolled in a children’s school.