Know About Josh Elliott; Age, Wife, Wedding, Net Worth, Adopted

Published Date: 24 May, 2019 Updated date: 24 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Just before the three weeks of his wedding Josh Elliot found the most tragic news in his life; his mother’s death. However, he managed to collect strength in front of friends and families on another special day of his life.

American television journalist Josh Elliott is known for his work on media networks such as CBS News, ABC, and NBC. In 2018, he began to host Yellowstone Live, a four-day live event in the National Geographic Channel.

Josh Elliott Bio; Parents, Adopted, Education

Joshua Michael Elliott was born on 6 July 1971 to mother Susan. Soon after his birth, he was adopted by Charles Elliott and Toni Jordan and grew up in Los Angeles, California. Eventually, his parents divorced as his father came out as gay when Josh was 13 years old.

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Elliott with the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) attended Loyola High School of Los Angeles. Afterward, he went to the University of California, Santa Barbara from where he graduated with a B.A. degree in English literature at the age of 22. He received a Master of Science degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1999.

His Career; ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS

Firstly, Josh joined ESPN in 2004 and began to work as a panelist for the shows, Around the Horn and Jim Rome Is Burning. Moreover, he co-anchored the daily sports news program, SportsCenter for three years from its beginning in 2008.

In 2011, he joined ABC News and started to appear on Good Morning America. He also anchored the weekend edition of ABC World News. Elliott left ABC in 2014 and joined NBC to appear in news-related programs. He worked for more than a year on NBC as a sports correspondent.

Josh Elliott co-anchored Good Morning America on ABC News from 2011 to 2014 (Picture: ABC News)

Josh moved to CBS News in 2016 as the lead anchor for its digital news service CBSN. He was promised for a bigger role by a network executive. However, he left the network within less than a year, which surprised the viewers.  In 2018, he appeared in the Yellowstone Live on National Geographic Channel with wildlife expert Chris Packham.

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Salary & Net Worth

In the case of earnings, Josh comes as one of the highest paid journalists in the United States. While joining NBC, he made a hefty salary of $4 million per year.

Moreover, Elliott received the handsome paychecks for his work in numerous media houses. As of now, he enjoys the astonishing net worth of an estimated $5 million.

Second Wedding With Journalist Wife

Previously, Josh, aged 45 was married to Priya Narang, which ended in a divorce. They share a 10-year-old daughter, Sarina from the marital relationship.

After the divorce, he began dating Liz Cho, a news anchor at WABC-TV. The couple got engaged in August 2014. After a year, they tied the wedding knot on 11 July 2015 in Montecito, California.

Josh Elliot and his wife Liz Cho with their respective daughters from a previous marriage on their wedding day in July 2015 (Picture: People)

Before three weeks of the wedding, Josh lost his mother because of septic shock. However, he collected the courage to walk down the aisle with the supports and encouragements of his friends and family.

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Some Interesting Facts About Josh Elliot

  • Josh was one of the co-hosts for Super Bowl XL for radio coverage on Westwood One Sports.
  • In 2005 he won a local Emmy Award for writing and contributing to Angles on MSG Network.
  • His wife Liz, aged 48 was married to Evan Gottlieb from 2008 to 2012. She has a 12-year-old daughter Louisa from her ex-husband.
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