• Robin Meade is a news anchor and journalist, best known for the show “Morning Express with Robin Meade”.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $4.5 million, earned through success in broadcast journalism.
• She won a regional Emmy Award and has ventured into a music career.
• She began her journalism career in Mansfield, Ohio and moved to Miami, Florida where she became the morning news anchor of the show “Today in Florida”.
• She has also written a book, moderated a show, and won several awards for her work.



Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$4.5 million
Date Of BirthApril 21, 1969
SpouseTim Yeager
FactMiss Ohio in 1992 and a top ten finalist in the Miss America pageant.


Who is Robin Meade?

Robin Michelle Meade was born on 21 April 1969, in New London, Ohio USA, and is a journalist as well as a news anchor, probably best known for being the lead news anchor of the show “Morning Express with Robin Meade”, which airs on HLN.

The Riches of Robin Meade

How rich is Robin Meade? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $4.5 million, earned through success in broadcast journalism. She has won a regional Emmy Award for her work, and has also ventured into a music career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Robin grew up in New London, and attended New London High School. After matriculating, she enrolled in Malone University and then moved to Ashland University, from where she graduated in 1991 with a degree in radio/television production, programming and performance – she also had a minor in political science. After completing her education, she earned popularity the following year when she won the Miss Ohio pageant, leading her to join the Miss America pageant, in which she had a semi-finalist finish.

After her Miss America run, she began her journalism career with the Mansfield, Ohio station WMFD-TV which she served as a reporter. She then moved to Columbus, Ohio to work as an anchor and reporter for WCMH-TV, followed by a stint at Cleveland’s WJW-TV before moving to Miami, Florida where she became the morning news anchor of the television show “Today in Florida” on the network WSVN-TV. She was also the station’s health reporter and noontime anchor.

HLN and Morning Express

Meade’s next job would take her to WMAQ-TV, an NBC Chicago affiliate. During her time there, she co-anchored weekend newscasts and was also the general assignment correspondent for the station, as well as anchoring morning newscasts. She covered the 1996 Olympics and also reported on the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. She left WMAQ-TV to join CNN Headline News which would later become HLN, anchoring the coverage of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom which were high profile military operations by the US after the September 11 attacks.


She worked mainly at the CNN world headquarters in Atlanta, and eventually her tenure lead to her own show entitled “Morning Express with Robin Meade”. The show features an ensemble led by her which includes money correspondent Jennifer Westhoven, and meteorologist Bob Van Dillen, and discusses sports, entertainment, travel, weather, news and finance. The show is particularly popular among young males from 18-34 years old. The program was originally called “Robin & Company” but was later rebranded and billed “the fastest morning news show on television”. Meade has also written a book entitled “Morning Sunshine! How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too”, based on her work, and which made the New York Times Best Seller list.
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Other Work and Awards

In 2011, Robin became the moderator of the show “Ask Oprah’s All Stars” which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network, joining Dr. Phil McGraw, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Suze Orman. In the same year, she released her own country music album entitled “Brand New Day”, with the single “Dirty Laundry’ receiving radio airtime; this led her to be featured in the publication “Making Music”. She also sang “Star Spangled Banner” at the NASCAR Sprint Cup pre-race activities.

For her journalism work, Robin won a Young Alumnus Award for her achievements in broadcasting, received a regional Emmy Award for her coverage of the 1995 collision of a train and a school bus in Fox River Grove, and was also nominated for reporting on decreasing chances of injury in survivable plane crashes. She also served as the commencement speaker in 2005 at Ashland University. She is considered one of the more popular television personalities in terms of broadcast news, even being voted as “Sexiest Newscaster” by a Playboy online poll.

Personal Life

For her personal life, it is known that Robin married Tim Yeager in 1993 though not many details have been shared about their relationship. She revealed in an interview that country singer and songwriter Blake Shelton is her distant cousin.

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Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through social media, having accounts on both Twitter and Facebook. Her pages mainly promote her work, and recent appearances as a part of “Morning Express” though she does share personal pictures from time to time. She also uses her online platforms to help update people on the latest news on a variety of topics. Numerous videos of her are also available online through the website YouTube, mainly posted by the official channel of HLN.

General Info

Full NameMorning Express with Robin Meade
Net Worth$4.5 million
Salary$4.5 million
Date Of BirthApril 21, 1969
Height1.6 m
ProfessionJournalist, Talk show host, Newscaster, Singer, Put My High Heels On, Because You Think I Can, Morning Sunshine
EducationNew London High School, Huron County, Ohio, Ashland University, Malone University, Put My High Heels On, Because You Think I Can, Morning Sunshine
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseTim Yeager
ParentsLinro Meade, Sharon Meade, Put My High Heels On, Because You Think I Can, Morning Sunshine

Accomplishments

TV ShowsMorning Express with Robin Meade

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Facts

#Fact
1Lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, their cat and two dogs. [2009]
2Release of her book, "Morning Sunshine: How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It, Too". [September 2009]
3Has a dog named Rocco, which viewers named based on her show's title at the time, Morning Express with Robin Meade (2005).
4Grew up in New London, Ohio and graduated from New London High School. Attended Ashland University and Malone College. Graduated in 1991 with a major in programming and performance.
5Was a Girl Scout.
6Meade won a regional Emmy Award for her efforts covering the 1995 Metra train collision with a school bus that was stopped at a red light fouling the [railroad] right-of-way in Fox River Grove, IL, that killed seven and injured more than 24 teenagers.
7She is an accomplished singer, having once sang "Alexander's Ragtime Band" for President George Bush at a campaign rally.
8Miss Ohio in 1992 and a top ten finalist in the Miss America pageant.

Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2013TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The CNN Quiz Show: The '80s Edition2016TV MovieHerself - Contestant
The CNN Quiz Show: Famous Americans Edition2015TV MovieHerself - Contestant
Headline News2007-2014TV SeriesHerself - Anchor / Anchor
Steve Harvey2014TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight2013TV SeriesHerself / Guest Hosts
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Morning Express with Robin Meade2009-2013TV SeriesAnchor / Herself / Herself - Host
Day Jobs2012TV SeriesHerself
Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert2011TV MovieHerself - Host
Ask Oprah's All-Stars2011TV SeriesModerator
With All Due Respect2009TV MovieHerself - Host
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2008-2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest Expert
Free Radio2009TV SeriesHerself
A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the Brave2008TV SpecialHerself
Beauty Queens Gone Wrong: 15 Shocking Pageant Scandals2008TV MovieCommentator

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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