• Roz Abrams

    American Television Journalist

    Roz Abrams

  • Facts of Roz Abrams

    Name Kenneth Showers
    Birth Name Roslyn Maria "Roz" Abrams
    Date of Birth September 7, 194
    Zodiac Sign Virgo
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Lansing, Michigan, United States
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Black
    Profession Journalist
    Net worth $8 Million
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Kenneth Showers
    Children Denise Showers and Melissa Showers.
    Hair Color Black
    Eye Color Brown


    Roz Abrams is a veteran journalist, who has never imagine thinking twice before she writes a story because people want to read the breaking news lines on the top of the newspaper. She always looks for progress in her perfection image in the world of news.

    Roz was born as Roslyn Maria Abrams on 7th September 1948 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Her late mother, Esther Caldwell Abrams served for the State of Michigan. She is a granddaughter, Theodore Caldwell, and Mary Dell Caldwell (from her mother’s side).

    On the other hand, Roz grew up with her older sister, Annette Abrams Strandmark, and younger sister, Dennis Abrams. Unfortunately, one of her sisters, Annette passed away in 2005 after suffering from a disease.

    Abrams attended Main Street Elementary School and then, West Junior High School. She later graduated from a public school, J.W. Sexton High School. Following her graduation, she enrolled at Western Michigan University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Broadcast Journalism degree.

    Upon Roz’s post-graduation, she went to study at the University of Michigan and received a Master of Science (M.S.) in Broadcast Journalism degree. Furthermore, she became an alumnus of the New York Institute of Technology after earning an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters degree.

    Salary & Net Worth

    Roz Abrams began her journalism career as a fill-in reporter for a radio station, WJIM based in Lansing, Michigan. She then worked as a news anchor and reporter for radio and TV stations, including WSB-AM, WXIA-TV, KRON-TV, WABC-TV, WCBA-TV, and CBS2 News. She lastly worked for WCBS-TV, affiliated to CBS News.

    Abrams earned a lucrative salary from his news anchoring work for CBS News and other popular news channels as well. She received $94,408 from $78,883 to $107,272 as a CBS News anchor for overall two years. So, her net worth accumulates a total of $8 Million as of 2020.

    Throughout Abrams’ successful journalism career, she has won many accolades and honors. The Friars Club honored her with a title of “News Legend,” and the New York Women’s Agenda praised her with an Elinor Guggenheimer Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the recipient of the New York Association of Black Journalists Award and the Ed Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award. Also, read about Melissa Long‘s net worth and status.

    Relationship Status

    The 71-year-old, Roz has been married twicely, but both of her marriages could not last long. She first tied the knot with Ken Showers in an intimate wedding ceremony. Nevertheless, they separated and concluded a divorce settlement by taking the custody of their two foster daughters, Denise Showers and Melissa Showers.

    Roz Abrams and husband, Kenneth Showers
    Roz Abrams and husband, Kenneth Showers
    Image Credit: zimbio.com

    Following the first divorce, Abrams walked down the aisle with her second mysterious husband in a small and close nuptial. However, they divorced after finding some personal differences in their marital life. They later co-parented their two children, including one son, Alex, and one daughter, Samantha.

    After facing two tragedies in marriage, Abrams is living a single life. Moreover, she has become the grandmother of four grandchildren, Jaelin, Shatyce, Unique, and Kristopher. She lives in Westchester County of New York with her two grown-up daughters, Denise and Melissa.

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