Is Rhonda Walker married? No, she isn’t. Regarding her marital status, she is a divorced woman but now she is an engaged person. American footballer Derrick Walker is her former husband with whom she divorced in October 2012. As of now, she is engaged to Jason whom she met in 2016. The couple is having a romantic relationship together and often provides a glimpse of their moments on social networking sites.
They were spotted together at Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit Opera House on 4 June 2016. On 22 January 2018, the couple attended the Charity Preview alongside Rhonda’s sisters. Also, they attended the wedding ceremony of friend Kim DeGiulio and Kyarows. Their engagement was confirmed through Walker’s Instagram post from 26 September 2018.
Talking about her past relationship, she was also rumored to have dated entrepreneur Robert Shumak. They were spotted together for the Detroit Historical Society’s charity dance contest and spent a lot of time together, However, Walker found Shumak to be gay which eventually ended their relationship. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Rhonda:
Who is Rhonda Walker?
Rhonda Walker was born on 21 November 1968, which makes her age be 52 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is a news personality best known for her contribution to WDIV TV 4 News Detroit as Morning News Anchor. She is one of the established journalists credited for her incredible dedication, enthusiasm, energy presentation and most important her impeccable style. In addition to her successful career, she is also recognized for her charity and social contribution and is also noted for being the founder of the Rhonda Walker Foundation.
Early Life and Education
Rhonda was born in1968, in the United States. She was born to the parents named Dr. Ronald Gillium (father) and Harriette Gillium (mother). Talking more about her family background, she is blessed with two siblings including a younger sister named Robin and an elder brother named Ron. She was a brilliant student from her early days and was also excellent at making public debate and communication.
Being interested in journalism and mass communication from her young age, it was previously figured that Walker would definitely establish herself in the media industry. She was enrolled at Michigan State University from where she completed her graduate degree majoring in Communication Science.
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Career and Professional Life
After completion of her graduate degree, Walker initially worked at WJBK FOX 2 News in 2003 where she worked as a reporter. After that, she landed her professional life as a weekday morning news anchor at WDIV TV 4 News Detroit. According to some wiki sites, she turned as an evening anchor and health anchor in 2007. In addition to her television career, she has been serving the Detroit community for various charitable works. The journalist is also honored from Michigan Women’s Foundation, NAACP, News/Talk WJR 760am, Ford Motor Company and so on.
Rhonda Walker Foundation
This foundation was formed in 2003 after having years of experience of helping Detroiters. Rhonda has dedicated her life being committed to helping the Detroit community. She is also associated with the Renaissance Chapter of the Links, Inc. as one of its active members. The Rhonda Walker Foundation has set up a mission in making the inner city teen girls more empowered and making them more successful, strong and confident. The foundation’s website can be reachable www.rhondawalkerfoundation.org.
Rhonda Walker was previously married to footballer Derrick Walker. She is currently engaged to Jason and has been making public appearance frequently. She was also linked with businessman Robert Shumak. The reason behind their separation is said to be Robert Shumak’s sexual orientation.
Moving to her body measurements, Rhonda has a tall height of 5 feet and 11 inches. She carries a slim-body structure but the exact statistics of her body facts are not available. She must be following a maintained healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet plan. According to the Facebook profile of Rhonda Walker Foundation, she starts her day at 2:00 a.m.
Salary and Net worth
The American news anchor Rhonda Walker has an estimated net worth of 1 million USD considering her annual salary. Some wiki sites have assumed her salary to be 300,000 USD. Rhonda is also a motivational speaker and has helped various community projects as a volunteer. With no hesitation, she always stands in the support of local charities and spent most of her time on social welfare as well. Being the founder of the Rhonda Walker Foundation, she has been properly using her net worth for social purposes.
Wiki and Facts
Despite sharing a successful journalism career, the profile of the Rhonda Walker is still missing from Wikipedia although other different wiki sites have provided her biography. You can find her on Twitter @rhondawalker and on Instagram @rhondawalkertv where she has garnered over 23k and 21k followers respectively.