Elizabeth Vargas Biography
Elizabeth Vargas is an American TV journalist who leads investigative reports for A&E Networks. She was born on September 6th, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey.
Her parents are, Rafael Vargas and Anne Vargas. She attended the University of Missouri in Columbia and graduated with a degree in journalism. She made her debut as a TV reporter for NBC affiliate, KOMU-TV. She dated Marc Cohn for three yers and the two got married on July 20th, 2002. They have two sons, Zachary Raphael Cohn and Samuel Wyatt Cohn. She also has two step children, Max and Emily. In 2014, Entertainment Tonight, reported that the couple was going to divorce 12 years into their marriage.
Elizabeth Vargas Parents
Her parents are, Rafael Vargas and Anne Vargas. The father is of Puerto Rican origin and her mother was an Irish-American.
Elizabeth Vargas Age
She was born on September 6th, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey. She is 56 years old as of 2018.
Elizabeth Vargas Husband
She dated Marc Cohn for three yers and the two got married on July 20th, 2002. They have two sons, Zachary Raphael Cohn and Samuel Wyatt Cohn. She also has two step children, Max and Emily. In 2014, Entertainment Tonight, reported that the couple was going to divorce 12 years into their marriage.
Elizabeth Vargas Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.
Elizabeth Vargas Height
She is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Elizabeth Vargas ABC
After school, Vargas worked for a brief timeframe in Reno at KTVN-TV, before moving to a noteworthy market as a lead columnist for KTVK-TV in Phoenix. Following three years there, she moved to Chicago and, while working at WBBM-TV, a member of CBS, Phyllis McGrady, a senior VP at ABC, said of her: “Elizabeth is one of the most adaptable gifts I’ve at any point worked with. She could do interviews, and do hour-long specials that make you think, and after that, she’ll do an extraordinary meeting with P. Diddy. She is adaptable.”
Following four years at Chicago’s WBBM, Vargas hopped to NBC News in 1993 as a journalist for Dateline NBC and a sub stay for Today.
In June 1996, she joined ABC’s Good Morning America as the newsreader and Joan Lunden’s presumably “beneficiary obvious”.
In June 1997, ABC elevated Vargas to primetime magazine show journalist, prevailing by Kevin Newman as a newsreader. In 2002, she was one of the stays for 20/20 Downtown, which was later rebranded Downtown before being rebranded again in 2003 as Primetime Monday before its end.
She later announced sporadically for Primetime. She was additionally named stay of World News Tonight Saturday and gave the chance to create specials for primetime. In November 2003, Vargas progressed toward becoming stay of World News Tonight Sunday. She was named co-grapple of 20/20 in May 2004.
Vargas was the main national nightly anchorperson of Puerto Rican and Irish-American legacy and furthermore the third female grapple of a system evening broadcast in the U.S. since Connie Chung and Barbara Walters. She is said to be especially glad for an ABC unique report in which she addressed why the Laci Peterson case justified more consideration than two other comparative cases, one including a dark lady and the other including a Hispanic lady. Another story she did, in view of the book The Da Vinci Code and the job of Mary Magdalene, helped fuel an across the country religious discussion.
Vargas expressed that for quite a long time Mary Magdalene has been depicted as a whore by the congregation regardless of proof in actuality. She proceeded to scrutinize the carefully restricted job of ladies inside the congregation. In 1999, she won an Emmy Award for her inclusion of the Elián González story, and in 1998 she was named for an Emmy Award for her 20/20 examination concerning the unfair conviction of Betty Tyson.
In April 2005, Vargas and Charles Gibson incidentally filled in for Peter Jennings, who was getting chemotherapy for his lung disease, on World News Tonight until Jennings’ passing in August. After a time of grieving and hesitation, she and Bob Woodruff were picked as co-grapples on December 5, 2005. She moored numerous communicates alone after Bob Woodruff’s damage in Iraq in January 2006. She likewise co-tied down World News Tonight with either Charles Gibson or Diane Sawyer.
On May 23, 2006, Vargas reported her renunciation from World News Tonight. Gibson was then named sole stay of the show, powerful from May 29, 2006, supplanting Vargas and Woodruff. To clarify the unexpected change, Vargas referred to her primary care physicians’ proposal to curtail her timetable significantly inferable from a troublesome pregnancy and her desire to invest more energy with her new child when he arrived.
Most “inside records”, be that as it may, said she completely expected and wished to come back to the stay seat not long after in the wake of conceiving an offspring, however, Gibson took steps to stop ABC News on the off chance that he was not made sole perpetual grapple.
As per these sources, his gambit succeeded and she was left disenthralled, in spite of the fact that insufficient to disavow the system. In late 2006, Vargas returned as co-grapple of 20/20 and essential host of ABC News specials.
In 2009, Vargas facilitated an exceptional TV occasion entitled “Elvis: Viva Las Vegas” that investigated Elvis’ triumph in Vegas and his imaginative inheritance, which highlighted exhibitions and meetings with different stars, including Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Dwayne Johnson, Faith Hill, David Lynch, Jon Bon Jovi, Celine Dion, and Priscilla Presley.
(Recovered from 2009 DVD narrative “Elvis: Viva Las Vegas.”) In an uncommon release of 20/20 that broadcast September 9, 2016, Vargas opened up about her battles with uneasiness and liquor abuse and further discussed her forthcoming book Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction, which talks about those battles.
On December 22, 2017, Vargas reported she was leaving ABC News in May 2018. Her last day at ABC News was on May 25, 2018. She communicates her first analytical narrative arrangement on A&E, Cults and Extreme Belief, in May 2018. Vargas currently has an arrangement on A&E, Cults and Extreme Belief.
Vargas and others talk with previous individuals from associations thought about cliques, conversing with them about how they ended up included and their charges of maltreatment. The arrangement has conversed with previous individuals from NXIVM, Twelve Tribes, Unification Sanctuary Church, The Family International, Jehovah Witnesses and the United Nation of Islam.
Elizabeth Vargas Book
Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction
Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, “I am an alcoholic,” to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam-and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came of age, to her eventually turning to alcohol for relief.
She tells of how she found herself living in denial, about the extent of her addiction and keeping her dependency a secret for so long. She addresses her time in rehab, her first year of sobriety, and the guilt she felt as a working mother who had never found the right balance. Honest and hopeful, BETWEEN BREATHS is an inspiring read.
Title Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction
Author Elizabeth Vargas
Contributor Overdrive Inc
Publisher Grand Central Publishing, 2016
ISBN 145555961X, 9781455559619
Length 243 pages
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