Shiba Russell

American journalist

Shiba Russell

Facts of Shiba Russell

Name Shiba Russell
Date of Birth 1st August 1976
Zodiac Sign Leo
Gender Female
Birth Country Boston, MA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession American journalist
Net worth $8.2 Million
Salary $70,944
Marital Status Single
Children 1 Daughter
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 62 KG
Education The College of New Rochelle
TV Show Morning Rush


Shiba Russell is finding every day a new chance to create memorable moments in her life with a strong spirit to do all things with self-confidence. She gave many breaking news stories from the September 11 attacks to the life-threatening EF5 tornado destroying Moore city of Oklahoma.

Russell was born on 1st August 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. She is the daughter of African-American parents. Furthermore, she now holds the citizenship of the United States.

Shiba is a graduate of Northwestern Graduate School. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the College of New Rochelle, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communications degree. She now holds a Master of Science (M.S.) in Journalism and Communications degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Salary & Net Worth

Shiba Russell pursued her career as a news anchor for NBC 4-affiliated news station, WNBC based in New York. She then worked with other TV stations, including WXIA-TV and WCNC-TV. She also volunteered for non-profit organizations, including the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, United Negro College Fund (UNCF), and so on.

Russell has been news anchoring at the NBC-affiliate news station, WXIA-TV (also known as 11 Alive). As in the present context, she earns a per year salary of $70,944, which is similar to a WXIA-TV news anchor. Currently, she maintains a net worth of $8.2 Million in 2020. Also, read Monica Pearson‘s net worth and status.

Relationship Status

The 44-year-old, Russell is a married woman. Nevertheless, she has kept her husband’s identity as mysterious as private in the media’s attention. As a matter of fact, they have been together for more than two decades in their blissful marital relationship.

Shiba Russell with Daughter
Shiba Russell with Daughter
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The couple is the parents of a beautiful teen daughter who was born on 8th July 2004. Not just that, they celebrated their daughter’s 16th birthday with a delicious vanilla cake with red velvet cake cups at the Lake Lanier Islands Harbor Landing in 2020. Back in 2018, their daughter began high schooling.

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