Carlos Amezcua is one of the most reputed and well-known journalists in America.
For his outstanding contributions in the sector of journalism in his 40-year long career, Carlos has been honored with many awards and recognitions.
He has been awarded Emmy Awards for 22 times, which is one of his promising achievements.
Additionally, he has also received the Associated Press Award and The Radio-Television News Association’s ‘Golden Mikes.’
Furthermore, he is the chairman and CEO of CarlosMedia Corp., a news and entertainment producing company based in Los Angeles, established by Carlos himself in 1991.
Talking about his earnings, Carlos has undoubtedly garnered a remarkable net worth in his long-time career as a leading journalist of the nation.
Carlos Amezcua’s Bio
Carlos Amezcua was born on 29th August 1953 as Carlos Rafael Amezcua, in San Diego, California.
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Carlos, now 66 years old, was involved in community works and church activities from a young age.
At the age of 12, he was involved with the LDS sponsored Boy Scout troop. Later, he attended Brigham Young University with some of his LDS friends.
There, he studied broadcasting and graduated with a degree in 1975.
During his years at the university, he had served two years from 1973 to 1975 in social works to the indigenous people of Guatemala and El Salvador.
From there, his interest in helping people and making them aware grew and decided to engage in journalism.
He did his first job as a journalist for the Salt Lake City area KSL-TV. Then, he joined as KTLA TV in Los Angeles as a co-anchor in 1991 and worked there for sixteen years.
From 2007 to late 2013, he served Fox’s KKTV as a News Anchor. As of now, he is involved in his own media group.
Married To Divorce Details With Wife
Carlos Amezcua first got married to Mary Amezcua on 8th July 1976. Together, they shared 34 years of their lives together and welcomed five children.
Though the couple didn’t reveal the exact reason for their separation, they got divorced in 2010.
As of now, Carlos is married to his second wife, Sharon. They got married in early October 2012, since on a tweet dated 6th October 2012, he was congratulated for his lovely wedding.
Carlos Amezcua with his wife, Sharon, on 8th March 2017 (Photo: Carlos Amezcua's Twitter)
Though Carlos has no children with his now-wife, the couple seems happy with the four sons and a daughter from Carlos’s ex-wife.
Among his sons, Dan Amezcua is an internationally published photographer, Mike Amezcua is the founder of Shift Pattern, and Dave Amezcua is a musician.
His youngest son is named Michael, and his daughter is Amie.
Carlos is a family loving person. His social media timelines are filled with posts about his wife and children. He doesn’t miss to wish his children on their birthdays or post photos of them supporting their works.