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Ukee Washington Biography

Ukee Washington is a KYW-TV news co-anchor in the United States. He works as a news co-anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on weekday evening newscasts. He presently hosts Eyewitness News on CBS 3 at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. with Jessica Kartalija, as well as Eyewitness News on The CW Philly at 10 p.m. on sister station WPSG-TV.

Ukee Washington Age

How old is Ukee? He is 63 years old as of 20 August 2021. He was born in 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His real name is Ulysses Samuel “Ukee” Washington III.

Ukee Washington Education

He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond.

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Ukee Washington Ethnicity | Nationality

What ethnicity is Ukee? he belongs to the black ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the  United States and he holds American nationality.

Ukee Washington Family | Parents

He is the son of Ulysses S. Washington, a long-time educator and American football coach at Delaware State University. On October 25, 2018, his father passed away in Dover, Delaware. His godson is Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver, Nate Allen. The actor Denzel Washington is Washington’s second cousin.

Ukee Washington Married |Husband

Is Ukee Married? He is happily married to Laurie Washington.

Ukee Washington Salary

He earns an annual salary of $290,000.

Ukee Washington Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Washington KYW-TV |Career

In 1996, he joined the news desk as an early morning and lunchtime anchor. In July 2015, he was promoted as the nightly anchor of Eyewitness News. Since then, Ukee has played a key role in some of the region’s most significant events, including Superstorm Sandy in 2012, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and Pope Francis’ historic visit to the city in 2015. Furthermore, the multi-talented anchor’s responsibilities have encompassed everything from hosting the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Forum to visiting a high school acquaintance on death row to interviewing him. In 2013, 2014, and 2016, Ukee participated three times as a guest co-host on the classic CBS network chat show THE TALK.

As a member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir’s “elite,” he performed in Russia, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Denmark, and Mexico. Both of these experiences served him well in his broadcasting career, which included hosting live telecasts of the Philadelphia Orchestra as well as live coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan. Before returning to the Philadelphia area, Ukee served as a sports anchor at WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida, and WSB-TV in Atlanta. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond. He was honored into the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2008. The Philadelphia City Council verified what most of us already knew during a special Black History Month ceremony in February 2017.