Ukee Washington is an American news co-host of the evening newscast on KYW-TV, a CBS affiliate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was also the host of the Eyewitness News This Morning. He hosts CBS 3's Brotherly Love segment that profiles people who had positive impacts in their respective communities.
Ukee Washington's Wife & Married
Ukee Washington is happily married at the age of 60. He is married to his wife Laurie Washington. Laurie is a physical therapist at BAYADA Home Health Care in Wilmington, Delaware. However, he has kept the information related to his wedding in the shadows.
The media personality chooses to keep his personal life private and gives out limited information regarding his family and love life.
However, it is known that he resides with his wife in Philadelphia. During his free time, he makes up the lost time with his wife. The two go to movies during the weekends. That alone is enough to suggest that Ukee shares a deep bond with his wife.
Other than this he never talks freely about his married life and his wife.
Ukee Washington's Bio, Age, Family
Ukee Washington was born on 20 August 1958 as Ulysses Samuel Washington III as per his bio. He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA by his parents. His father, Dr. Ulysses Samuel Washington, Jr. is a noted professor and former football coach at Delaware State University.
But later his parents divorced, and he stayed with his mother in Mt. Vernon, New York. Even after his parents divorced, he used to visit his dad near Dillwyn during the summer. Unfortunately, father passed away on 25 October 2018 at the age of 98.
When it comes to his family, Ukee is also related to actor Denzel Washington. Denzel and Ukee are second cousins, once removed. Ukee came to know about his cousin when Denzel did the film, Philadelphia. His father revealed the truth about the relationship. At first, he was not ready to believe it, but after meeting him, the two quickly became good friends.
Ukee Washington wishes Happy Birthday to Denzel Washington on 28 December 2015 (Photo: Ukee Washington's Twitter)
Maintaining his educational base, Ukee graduated from his high school and attended the University of Richmond.
Ukee Washington's Career / Salary
Ukee started his career shortly after the graduation. He worked at WBBH-TV as a weekend sportscaster. Later, he moved on to work with WSB-TV in Atlanta as a sportscaster followed by his work as a weekend sportscaster at KYW-TV. At KYW, he was seen in the program 'Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale.'
Apart from the journalism field, Ukee also heightened his career by appearing in movies including Unbreakable, Signs, Shooter, The Happening, and many more.
He has garnered his net worth from his professional career as he serves as a news anchor in CBS-3 Philadelphia. He draws an average salary of $62K per annum. Therefore, there's no doubt that he carries a net worth of millions.