• Adrienne Bankert is a broadcast journalist based in New York City with an estimated net worth of over $1 million
• She is of African American descent and attended Wheatland High School and the University of Southern California
• She began her career with KCRA as a traffic presenter and later worked with CBS 11, hosting "CBS This Morning"
• She then joined ABC News and is currently a correspondent for "Good Morning America"
• She is active on social media and dedicates her free time to her family and charity work
Who is Adrienne Bankert?
Adrienne Bankert was born on 6 May 1979, in Sacramento, California, USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with ABC News, which she serves as a correspondent based in New York City. She has appeared in numerous high profile programs of the network, including “Good Morning America”.
The Net Worth of Adrienne Bankert
How rich is Adrienne Bankert? As of early 2020, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career as a television broadcaster.
She’s also worked for other news stations and networks throughout her career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
There is very limited information about Adrienne’s life before her rise to fame as a broadcaster, but it is known that she is of African American descent. She grew up with parents and siblings, but no details have been shared about them or her childhood. She attended Wheatland High School in California.
The school was established in 1907 and was a relatively small school until the 1950s, when there was a large increase in enrollment. It now has over 700 students and has been undergoing projects to increase buildings to expand the campus and accommodate an increase in population.
After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Southern California (USC) to study for a degree in communication and media studies. The university was founded in 1880 and is the oldest private university in California.
They have over 47.000 students enrolled in different programs. They university is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles and has produced numerous notable alumni. The school has graduated more alumni who have gone on to win an Academy Award more than any other institution.
After Bankert completed her degree, she began her career by working with the Sacramento based station KCRA as a traffic presenter. She developed her skills there, and showcased a talent for ad libs as well as delivering news quickly.
This led her to more reporting duties, and she covered several high profile events during her tenure. She covered the 2010 governor candidacy of Jerry Brown, the case of the missing child Jaycee Dugard, the wildfires in California, and the catastrophic tsunami that rocked Japan in 2011.
After her run with the station, she then began working for CBS 11, and during her time there became a host of the show “CBS This Morning”, which replaced “The Early Show” in 2012, emphasizing national and international news stories.
They have a hard news format in an attempt to give the program a more competitive edge. During her time there, one of her biggest coverages was that of the Ebola virus outbreak. The Ebola virus causes a viral hemorrhagic fever which has a high risk of death among those infected. In recent years, outbreaks have been occurring in several parts of Africa.
Career with ABC News
In 2016, Bankert moved to New York City, and joined American Broadcasting Company’s (ABC) news division.
ABC News has numerous high profile news programs including its flagship program “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir”, with other programs including “Good Morning America”, “Nightline”, “20/20”, “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and “Primetime”.
She became a part of the show “Good Morning America”, which elevated her popularity significantly. The morning show has been airing on the network since 1975 save for a few years during the early 2000s. It has been the most watched morning show in total viewers every year since 2012.
On average, it places second in the ratings behind the NBC show “Today”, and has also won three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program. During her time with the show, she’s interviewed numerous popular personalities, including Oprah Winfrey and Marlon Wayans.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known of Adrienne’s romantic relationships. She has managed to keep this aspect of her life away from the public even with a lot of attention on her due to her work as a journalist. There is a strong possibility that she is single due to the lack of evidence to prove otherwise.
She dedicates a lot of her free time towards her family, especially her mother. She also spends time involved in charity work with several non-profit organizations, including Loving Individuals Giving Help Together (LIGHT), Sacramento Helping Hands, Carter Blood Care, and Family Learning Center.
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media.
— Adrienne Bankert (@ABonTV) February 28, 2020
She has an account on Instagram on which she posts personal photos, plus from behind the scenes from her work at ABC. She enjoys posting inspirational quotes, while also promoting some of her organization’s events. She has a Twitter account too, using the platform to promote interesting stories. Another account she has is on Facebook, posting content not seen on her other accounts, including more photos and quotes.