Tom Llamas Biography

From 2014 to 2021, Tom Llamas won the hearts of viewers as the anchor for World News Tonight on the American Broadcasting Company. He has received numerous Emmys for his reporting, as well as two Edward R. Murrow Awards. Llamas left ABC News for NBC News, a competitor.

Early life

On July 2, 1979, Llamas was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban immigrants who had fled the island as political refugees. They were political refugees who fled the island. In Miami, he attended The Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon’s LA Gamma chapter. He graduated with bachelor’s degrees in Broadcast Journalism, Drama, and Speech in May 2001.

Tom Llamas Career

Llamas began his broadcasting career with the NBC News Specials Unit in 2000 and later moved to MSNBC, where he worked from 2000 to 2005, primarily covering politics. He then went to work for NBC’s WTVJ in Miami. Llamas relocated to New York in 2009 and began working as a general-assignment reporter for WNBC and NBC News. He joined ABC News as a New York-based correspondent in September 2014, and he filled in for David Muir on ABC World News Tonight during the Christmas 2014 season. Llamas took over as the Sunday anchor of ABC World News Tonight in 2015. In January 2017, he became the sole weekend anchor.

Llamas spent the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election reporting on the Republican candidates. He criticized the use of the term “anchor baby” by Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, and Trump referred to him as a “sleaze” after questioning him about the amount of money he had donated to charity. Llamas was reported to be leaving ABC News and returning to NBC News in January 2021. His final ABC News broadcast was on Sunday, January 31, 2021. Llamas was named a senior national correspondent for NBC News in April 2021, and she will anchor a primetime newscast for NBC News Now.

Social media

Tom is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook. He has more than 25.8 K followers on Instagram and gained more than 31 K followers on Twitter. He has more than 20 K followers on Facebook.

Tom Llamas Biography

Real Name Thomas Edward Llamas
Birth Date 2 July 1979
Age (as of 2021) 41 Years
Birth Place Miami, Florida, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 187 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 82 kg  –  in Pounds –  180 lbs
Chest Size 41 inches
Waist Size 36 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 13 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average

Family

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Qualification/Education

School Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
College Loyola University (B.A.)

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Wife? Jennifer Llamas
Children Three

Personal life

Tom and Jennifer Llamas got married. They are private about their marriage and dating lives, so they have kept every detail to themselves. Tom and his wife Jennifer have three children: a son and two daughters. Their family of five was complete with the addition of the children. Between 2012 and 2013, the couple’s first child, a daughter, was born. Juliette, their second daughter, was born on December 17, 2015. In addition, they are expecting their third child in 2017. Despite his hectic schedule, Tom finds time to spend with his children and wife.

Tom Llamas Net worth

Tom Llamas’ net worth is estimated to be around $1 million, which is less than journalist Jeff Rossen’s. He earns the amount through his journalism career. A News Anchor at NBC earns a salary of $87,153, with a range of $52,661 to $108,353. Similarly, an NBC reporter earns $52,654 per year.

Trivia

  • Tom Llamas began his career at NBC. During his tenure, he covered the September 11th terrorist attacks as well as the war in Afghanistan.
  • His first Emmy was given to him in 2008 for his reporting as the first television journalist to work on a human smuggling interdiction at sea with the United States Coast Guard.
  • He produced a documentary about Cuban refugees smuggled into the United States via boats.
  • In 2013, he received an Emmy Award for his coverage of Hurricane Irene.
  • Llamas has won several awards, including an Emmy for “Best Anchor” and “Best Hard News Story,” as well as a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for WNBC-Hurricane TV’s Sandy coverage.

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