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Rhonda Walker Biography

Rhonda Walker is a television journalist and news anchor in the United States. She is the morning news anchor of WDIV TV 4 News Detroit since 2013 and is an award-winning journalist. She is also the founder and president of the “Rhonda Walker Foundation,” a non-profit organization that helps inner-city teen girls. The charity is dedicated to the education and personal development of women.

Rhonda Walker Age | Birthday

How old is Rhonda? She is 53 years old as of 2021. Walker was born Rhonda Gillium on November 21, 1968, in
Detroit, Lansing, Michigan, in the United States of America. Walker celebrates her birthday every 21st of November.

Rhonda Walker Height | Weight | Measurements

The talented & versatile stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m). However, details about her other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible.

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Rhonda Walker Nationality | Ethnicity

Rhonda is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Detroit, Lansing, Michigan, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Rhonda Walker Family | Parents | Sisters

She was born in Detroit, Lansing, Michigan, the United State of America.  The second-born child of  Dr. Ron Gillum Sr. and Harriette Gillium. She was born alongside her brother Ron Gillum, and a younger sister Robin Gillum.

Rhonda Walker Husband |Married | First Husband

She has been married twice. Currently, she is happily married to her husband Jason Drumheller, a Bloomfield Hills-based financial advisor whom she met in 2016. The two engaged on n 26th of September 2018 and married on the 31st of August 2019 in California Wine Country, Chateau St Jean Winery, in Sonoma. She was previously married to footballer Derrick Walker, who she divorced in 2007.

Rhonda Walker salary

She earns an annual salary of $300 Thousand.

Rhonda Walker’s Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.

Rhonda Walker Surgery | Illness

She has survived breast cancer. She underwent surgery. Her trip began one morning when she found her breast was inverted after getting out of the shower. The mass had grown to almost 4 cm by that point. She began her treatments with chemo and then moved on to radiation. On September 4, 2009, she completed her treatment.

Rhonda Walker Local 4 | Career

Rhonda has dedicated her life to helping the people of Detroit. Rhonda’s passion for giving back and inspiring others is demonstrated by the nearly 75 appearances she makes as a motivational speaker and in support of charitable projects, she makes throughout the year, establishing herself as a pioneer not only in her field but also in service to the greater Detroit community. Rhonda is also the founder and president of the Rhonda Walker Foundation, which is now in its 17th year. Girls into Women, the foundation’s award-winning five-year education, professional and personal growth, mentorship, and college readiness programming, has resulted in 100% high school graduation and college enrollment rates for inner-city young girls who complete the program.

Rhonda was a driving force behind the launch of a comprehensive college readiness program in 2011 that includes year-round tutoring in all subjects and ACT/SAT test prep courses for students in eighth through twelfth grades, as well as the award-winning Give and Get Fit program to encourage healthier lifestyles. Rhonda helped launch a comprehensive college readiness project in 2011 that includes year-round tutoring in all subjects and ACT/SAT test prep courses for students in eighth through twelfth grades, as well as the award-winning Give and Get Fit program in 2011 to encourage healthier lifestyles among RWF teens and families and raise community awareness about wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

The City of Detroit, NAACP, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, News/Talk WJR 760am, YWCA, NAWBO, Michigan Women’s Foundation, Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, Art Van Award of Hope, and 7 consecutive years of “Best News Anchor Awards” from Hour Detroit Magazine are among her numerous honors and awards.