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Gina Gaston Biography
Gina Gaston is an American reporter and anchor who is currently working for ABC13. She re-joined this channel for the Eyewitness News at 6 pm and Eyewitness News at 10 pm in June 2001 after leaving it for MSNBC. Previously, Gina worked as the co-anchor of the top-rated 13 Eyewitness News at 6 am, after having joined KTRK-TV, ABC13 in towards the end of 1992.
Gina Gaston Age
Gaston was born on January 14, 1966, in Oxnard, California, United States of America. She is hence 54 years old as of 2020.
Gina Gaston Husband
In the year 2000, Gina found love and with the love of her life, Mario Elie, she tied the knot. Mario Elie is an American basketball coach and former basketball player of the National Basketball Association ( NBA). The two had met when Gina was playing a Rocket Championship game.Gina Gaston
Gina Gaston Children
In the year 2003, Gina and her husband Mario were blessed with triplets. One is a girl and the others are boys. They are Lauren Elie and Gaston Elie and Glenn Elie. They named their firstborn Gaston, after her maiden name.
Gina Gaston Education
She is a native of Santa Barbara and graduated from the University of Southern California.
Gina Gaston Career
Gaston at first came to KTRK-TV, ABC13 towards the end of 1992 as a co-anchor in the then newly expanded, and later on top-rated 13 Eyewitness News at 6 am. She went on as an anchor and reporter until 1999. After that Gina left the station and moved to New York where she worked for MSNBC. In June 2001 she returned to ABC13, serving as a reporter and co-anchor, but this time for the Eyewitness News at 6 pm and at 10 pm.
While with 13 Eyewitness News, she covered the story of O.J. Simpson’s trial in Los Angeles, the Rockets Championships, and the Democratic National Convention among others. During this time when she was working with MSNBC, she was lucky to find love, and she married the former Houston Rocket basketball star, Mario Elie. The two had met when Gina was covering a Rocket championship game.
At MSNBC, she was a network correspondent, she actually anchored the 2000 presidential election from coast to coast, even the Florida ballot recounts. Gaston also anchored the Inaugural activities of President George W. Bush, departure to Cuba of Elian Gonzale, the Mid-East Violence as well as the South American earthquake among other top stories.
Gaston has also interviewed top politicians in America like Senators, Olympia Snowe, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Kay Bailey Hutchison. Also, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating.
She was as well working at WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida as an anchor and reporter. Another place she also worked is at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania plus KLTV in Tyler, Texas.
Important to note, Gaston is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She was honored by the Associated Press Broadcasters for News Reporting.
Gina Gaston Salary
Like most of the anchors in her category, Gina earns a salary between $98,000-$210,000 annually.
Gina Gaston Net Worth
Gaston has an estimated net worth of $2.1 million.
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