Erin Como is an American journalist and television personality currently working for Fox 5 News Morning and Good Day DC as a reporter and traffic anchor. With a keen interest in hosting and organizing events, Erin has hosted and participated in numerous programs.
Erin Como’s Age and Birthday
Erin was born on 31st January 1984 in Richmond, United States, and comes from a large Italian family.
Erin Como’s Bio, Early Life, & Family
She was raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania along with her elder sister Leah. At the age of 4, she along with her parents David Como (father) and Patricia Trautman Como (mother) and her sibling moved from Richmond, VA, to Bensalem, PA.
Her dad was a licensed clinical social worker and also an Administrator for the Philadelphia-based Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health, while her mother serves as a Director at Head Start. Her older sister Leah is a married school teacher.
Erin is very attached to her family and spends time with them quite often. She lives in Washington D.C at present.
Talking about her educational qualifications, Erin attended Bensalem High School where she was the class president as well as an anchor of the Bensalem High School television network through all four years in high school. Erin later graduated from Temple University with a double degree in Broadcast Journalism and English.
Fox 5 Career
Her professional career started as an intern at a law firm during her junior year however, she switched to journalism after she realized her actual passion. Likewise, her journalism journey began at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where she worked as an editor for planning assignments and traffic reporter. Later, she worked as a traffic anchor for Fox 17 in Nashville, Tennessee, and as a reporter on ‘The Morning’ show. She is working as a reporter and traffic anchor for Fox 5 News Morning and Good Day DC at present.
Similarly, Erin has also hosted another seasonal travel show for Philly (dot) com highlighting the great outdoors and delicious foods in South Jersey.
Moreover, she has also worked as a show host for ‘Road Trippin’, a travel series that reviews all the best travel destinations including hotels, spas, activities, and restaurants around Mid-State.
Como has also appeared on cooking shows and has her cooking show, ‘Cooking with Como’, with Executive Chef Ryan of Salamander Resort and Spa and Chief Brad Feickert of Oz Restaurant.
Furthermore, she has also participated in ‘Dancing with the Nashville Stars’ on October 23rd, 2014 for fundraising seeking to support a hunger-relief charity that feeds the hungry in the Middle Tennessee Region.
Erin’s hobbies include traveling and participation in charity events. She has also been the spokesperson of an event sought to raise awareness on Autism. Besides, she is actively involved in supporting St. Jude and has been donating funds as well as participating in the Music City Half Marathon. Moreover, she enjoys yoga classes, hiking, trying out new restaurants, cooking as well as reading. She loves animals and has adopted a rescued cat named ‘Little Miss’.
Is Erin Married? Her Fiance/Husband Details
Erin was previously engaged to her fiance whose identity is unknown but later they mutually broke their engagement after ending their relationship.
As per the media reports, Erin is in a relationship with Chris Smith, who is a senior producer at Good Day DC. According to the podcast recording at “I Still Have a Keycard”, the couple gave an insight into their relationship. Both Chris and Erin were introduced through a mutual friend beforehand interview for the network in March 2017. The same year, in August the couple started dating soon after Erin officially joined the ranks of Fox 5. It was reported that Chris traveled many miles to frequently spend time with Erin when she was living at her aunt’s place in Alexandria. The pair have been dating for quite some time now and have hinted at the news of their possible marriage plan to the world.
Erin Como’s Salary & Net Worth
Erin is a famous TV personality and has exceptional work qualifications. She allegedly earns $75K plus salary per annum for her services as an anchor. It is assumed that she earns around $200K per annum from her franchise and various events. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $800,000 and is still under review.
She is active on various social media platforms and has mass followers.
Real Name: Erin Como
Date of Birth: January 31, 1984
Age: 37 years old
Birthplace: Richmond, United States
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Ethnicity: White Caucasian
Profession: Traffic Reporter, Television Journalist, Show Host
Boyfriend: Chris Smith
Pregnant: Not Pregnant
Salary: $200,000 per annum (approx)
Parents: David Como (Father); Patricia Trautman Como (Mother)
Siblings: Leah Como (Elder sister)