• Patti Ann Browne is a reporter and news anchor from Queens, New York City with a net worth of $3 million.
• She attended Fordham University and obtained a Master's Degree in Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology.
• Her journalism career began with WSJV-TV in Indiana and she later worked for MSNBC and Fox News Channel.
• She is married to Mike Browne and has a son with him.
• She enjoys travelling and playing sports, and is also involved in philanthropic work.

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Short Info

DiedJune 24, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
SpouseMike Browne, Mike Browne
FactMother of a boy named Connor, born prematurely in July, 2005, at 2 lbs. 6 oz.

Who is journalist Patti Ann Browne?

Patti Ann Browne was born on 10 September 1965, in Queens, New York City USA, and is a reporter and news anchor best known for her work with the Fox News Channel. She hosts the headline update during various programs, and is also a substitute anchor for a number of other network shows.

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The Wealth of Patti Ann Browne

How rich is Patti Ann Browne? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. She also works as a regular guest-panelist and contributor in shows such as “Fox and Friends”. As she continues her career, it is expected that her net worth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

Fordham University in New York City

There is very little information known about Patti Ann’s childhood except that she has an identical twin sister and a younger sister. How she got to develop her passion for journalism isn’t clear, but she attended Fordham University in New York City and studied Communications, meantime co-hosting a music program at the radio station WFUV-FM, which she also served as a News Director and news anchor. She also worked at Fordham’s magazine entitled Alternative Motifs, and at Newsweek Magazine, and was an intern for the television show entitled “Every Day”.

After completing her bachelor’s degree, she went on to study for a Master’s Degree in Communication Arts attend the New York Institute of Technology on a full scholarship and on a teacher assistantship, which had her teach news writing and production. During her time there, she also worked as a general assignment reporter for the news program “LI News Tonight”.

Journalism Career Beginnings

Browne initially worked as a reporter and full-time anchor at WSJV-TV in Indiana, an ABC affiliate. She then headed the station’s Michigan Bureau before getting her first television job as a nightly anchor and News Director of WLIG TV 55 in New York City, concurrently working on radio at WLIM-AM located in Long Island, New York, mainly during the morning hours. She then started working for News 12 Long Island, which is a 24-hour cable news television channel, anchoring the station’s highest-rated three-hour morning news program. She also did field work, general assignment reporting.

Browne also hosted the weekly half hour news talk “Reporter Roundtable”, plus attracting a lot of attention for covering significant events in the area, including the Long Island Rail Road Shooting, the crash of TWA Flight 800, and the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, plus reporting on national events which would affect Long Island. She also reported from Albany, New York State, and from the United Nations.

MSNBC and Fox News Channel

After being a part of News 12 Long Island for many years, she then moved to MSNBC where she would be the anchor of the two-hour show “Weekend Morning Line”. She continued to do similar tasks with the network, conducting live interviews and also covering breaking news without any script, and appearing on various NBC news network channels. She also served as a substitute news anchor on CNBC.

In 2000, Patti Ann moved to the Fox News Channel as a full-time anchor for the headline news updates of “Fox News Live”, which is the hard news daytime show, producing short headline segments nearly every hour of the day, also serving as a substitute host for various other programs on the network. She works as a part of the Fox News Radio network too, anchoring most of the hourly news updates.

Marriage and Personal Life

Mike Browne and Patti Ann Browne

It is known that Patti Ann has been married to Mike Browne since 2004, and the couple have a son. She also. She is still very close to her family, and often communicates with her parents, and visits her four nieces. She is Roman Catholic, and thanks to her achievements, was inducted into the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Brooklyn’s Hall of Fame in 2012.

Aside from her work which required her to travel to various locations in the US, Browne actually loves travelling, and has visited various international destinations independently, including England, Ireland, France and Mexico. During her free time, she enjoys playing sports such as volleyball, plus running and water-skiing, and reading books. She also does philanthropic work, and has volunteered for Island Harvest and the Interfaith Nutrition Network.

General Info

Full NamePatti Ann Browne
DiedJune 24, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
ProfessionJournalist, Journalist
EducationFordham University, New York Institute of Technology, Fordham University, New York Institute of Technology
NationalityAmerican, American


SpouseMike Browne, Mike Browne
ParentsRonald Reagan, Nancy Reagan


AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Lannan Literary Award for Poetry
NominationsTony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performe...
TV ShowsRed Eye, Red Eye

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1Many of her appearances on Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld included her introducing the episode with hard-core rap.
2Survived scarlet fever at age 14.
3Worked at Newsweek magazine throughout college.
4Grew up in Queens, New York.
5Worked as an intern for Joan Lunden's syndicated weekly television show, Mother's Day (1983).
6During college, sang in a rock band called Blacklist. Performances included Queens, N.Y. and basements.
7Loves classic rock.
8Husband proposed seven months after their first date.
9Has an identical twin sister and a younger sister (by one year).
10Named a news anchor for Fox News Channel (FNC) in August, 2000.
11Joined Fox News Channel from MSNBC.
12Earned an M.A. summa cum laude, in Communication Arts, from the New York Institute of Technology in N.Y., where she was a reporter for the school's news program, "LI News Tonight".
13Holds a B.A., in Communications, from Fordham University, where she was news anchor, news director and Irish music host on Fordham's radio station, WFUV-Fm.
14Mother of a boy named Connor, born prematurely in July, 2005, at 2 lbs. 6 oz.



America's Newsroom2012-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Guest Co-Host / Herself - Guest Co-hostess
America's Election HQ2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
Fox Report2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Hostess
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2008-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist / Herself - Panelist / Herself - Guest Ombudsman / ...
Fox and Friends2012-2014TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, F&F First / Herself - Co-Host, F&F First / Herself / ...
Happening Now2012-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Correspondent / ...
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2012TV SeriesHerself - News Reader
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHerself - Fox News Correspondent

Archive Footage

Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Fox News Anchor
Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHerself - Fox News Correspondent

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