The Hottest News Anchors in the World
Listen…there’s nothing hotter than a well-dressed news anchor. Especially when they get the weather forecast right. There’s just something about the men and women of news that does it for us. Sure they look nice, but their ability to hold a logical conversation is what really puts us over the edge.
Have you ever found yourself literally drooling at the TV while you listen to world events? It’s not the ‘90s, you can lick your TV now if you want…because some of these newsies are yummy. Thick-rimmed glasses and a blazer? Yes, please!
It’s like the news networks know what we want. Fox News is all about blonde women who show a little leg, so it’s okay for us to get our eye candy with our morning news too! All we need is a three-quarter cuffed sleeve and you’ve got our attention. They must know what they’re doing.
We’ve polled the audience and found out which men and women of news we’re all going gaga over. From the American Midwest to the far East, we’ve got a different flavor every day of the week. This is our list of the hottest news anchors in the world. Is your favorite on the list? If not, let us know!
Hailing from Buffalo, New York, Nick Filipowski wanted to be in the news since he was just a kid. He’s passionate about his job and has even been through some of mother nature’s more serious weather events. “I’ve experienced tornados, hurricanes, typhoons, blizzards and even earthquakes, and nothing is more unpredictable than Mother Nature,” he says in a blurb on WIVB.com
Apparently, viewers have been drooling over Nick for quite some time…and we can see why. He has that smile that makes your heart melt and your face get all warm. Who doesn’t like a well-dressed guy? He looks like he smells good too! Besides weather, he’s also very into baseball. So, if you ever meet him, chat him up about America’s favorite pastime.
Location: Buffalo, New York
Why We Like Him: That smile of course…
Gabriela Grechi is an Italian news anchor from Milan. She serves as an on-air meteorologist for TG4. Additionally, she hosts Melaverde, a food, wine, and lifestyle program. On top of this, she has had acting appearances on shows like Rete 4's The Price is Right.
In addition to her television hosting duties. She also has a Youtube channel with makeup tutorials, vlogs, unboxing and shopping reviews. You can also check out her Instagram page, which she regularly updates. Gabriela Grechi's net worth is not known.
Award Winning meteorologist and storm chasing bad-boy, Jordan Steele, brings his west coast charm to your daily weather forecast. Maybe it’s his “approachable vibe,” maybe its that charming smile, but we’re liking what we’re seeing!
Fun fact: Jordan is a hunter and fishing enthusiast, and he showed his skills on the game show The Price is Right, winning an amazing trip to Portugal! Jordan is the typical boy-next-door, and maybe that’s why he won an Emmy for the Best Weathercaster in the Northwest Region. Get it, boy!
Why We Like Him: He was on The Price is Right.
Barbara Francesca Ovieni
Barbara Francesca Ovieni is an Italian news anchor born in Milan. In addition to those duties, she also works as a musical artist and a model. She has hosted such programs as Night Match on TeleMilano, Rai Sport's Speciale Mercato Zona 11 and Bordo Campo. Her net worth is likely between $100K and $5 Million.
While hosting a football show called Rabona, she made news recently thanks to a wardrobe malfunction on camera. Known for dressing up on television, she showed a little more than she intended. Barbara Francesca Ovieni is not known much outside of Italy but she does have over 130K followers on Instagram.
Sara Carbonero is a Spanish sports journalist and presenter for Telecinco. She has a net worth of about $10 Million. Her salary is estimated to be about $1 Million per year.
Sara Carbonero is Roman Catholic and has a home in Madrid. She is married to a soccer player, Iker Casillas, since 2016, and they have two sons together.
Lancaster, PA native, Matt Pellman moved to the big city of Philadelphia to keep the flow of traffic moving so you and I can make it to work on time! If there’s anyone out there that deserves a few compliments…it’s this guy. Just look at those blue eyes! Who wouldn’t want the morning traffic update from him?
The entire freeway is jammed because a grandma’s Toyota Camry died? Who cares! We’re just here for Matt. If you ever have the opportunity to chat with Matt, here are a few conversation points: He loves to travel. He frequents the United Arab Emirates, China, and Thailand! So, make your itinerary…and plan ahead for traffic.
Why We Like Him: He’s cultured.
Susan Li is a news anchor who currently works for the Fox Business Network. She graduated from the University of Toronto and has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million. Her annual salary is said to be between $75K and $90K.
Susan Li was born in China and raised in Canada. Starting off as a freelance reporter on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, she later got a job as an anchor on China Central Television. Additionally, she has worked for Bloomberg, CNBC Asia, CNBC Europe and CNBC in the US.
Akiyo Yoshida is a Japanese announcer, just 32 years old, who worked for TBS. Now she works as a free announcer on various programs including Asa Zuba!, SUNDAY JAPON, Hakunetsu Live Vivid, and Honoo-no Taiiku-kai TV, among others.
Akiyo Yoshida is well-educated with a degree from Seijo University. She has also done some acting work on The Solitary Gourmet, The Female Teacher in Black and Papadoru!.
Do you want to know the sexiest thing about David Yeomans? He’s a published researcher for climate change! You heard it here first folks, believing in science is sexy! David grew up in Austin, Texas but he studied meteorology at the University of Miami, although he eventually made it back home to Austin.
David’s not just easy on the eyes…he puts in the hard work to help others too! He was a volunteer carpenter for a rebuilding project in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina decimated the state in 2005. You can catch David mountain biking or wakeboarding in Austin during his spare time.
Why We Like Him: He’s handy…and volunteers.
Magda Palimariu is a Romanian TV presenter and model from Transylvania. However, to be clear, she's not a vampire - she just doesn't age. Her first television job was on the Pro TV channel in Romania, serving as a weather reporter.
Her net worth and salary have not been disclosed. However, we do know where she went to school. She graduated from Pedagogical High School, and later on, Letter College. She received her master's degree in Journalism.
Your hometown island-boy Keahi Tucker was born and raised in Kauai, and he is very passionate about getting the facts straight. Keahi left the island for a time to work in Kansas as well as Baltimore, however the island called him home in 2005…we don’t blame him.
Here is a short quote from his blurb on HawaiiNewsNow.com, “Mahalo for welcoming me into your homes. I hope to continue telling Hawaii's stories for a long time to come.” You’re welcome in our home anytime Keahi…anytime at all. Rain or shine.
Network: Hawaii News Now
Why We Like Him: He’s a surfer boy.
Yanet Garcia is a Mexican weather anchor for Televisa Monterrey. Her natural talent in front of the camera and stunning beauty make audiences tune in day after day. Her net worth is around $3 Million. Her salary is not known.
Yanet Garcia has also modeled, having been featured on the cover of Maxim in 2018. She has even opened up her own modeling school: Yanet Garcia Models. She currently has a huge following, after being mentioned by Playboy, including her 13.7 Million followers on Instagram.
Besides being an absolutely yummy silver fox, Larry’s highly awarded resume makes him all the more attractive. He’s passionate about sharing in-depth stories about science, religion and much much more. A man that knows what he’s talking about? Yes, please!
Larry has many shows that periodically air on WGN-TV News. He’s been with the company since 1994, so we don’t think he’s going anywhere anytime soon! There’s nothing better than a well-travelled person, and that’s exactly what you’re getting with Larry. Don’t believe us? Just watch “Larry’s World” on WGN-TV.
Why We Like Him: He’s distinguished, awarded, and seriously hot.
Evaristo is one of Brazil’s favorite names in news, however he was unfortunately “let go” from CNN Brazil in 2021 due to overcrowded programming. What a shame, we’ll miss seeing his handsome face on TV!
In a statement to the press, CNN Brazil shared thoughts about Evaristo saying “With strategic decision and programming, the original CNN series is ending its season. As a result of these changes, the contract with presenter Evaristo Costa will be terminated. The journalist, so far, with his talent, professionalism and charisma has contributed to building the success of CNN Brazil…”
Why We Like Him: He’s been in the biz since he was 19.
Mélissa Theuriau is a French journalist and news anchor for the M6 station in France. Mélissa Theuriau has appeared on numerous news programs including La Chaîne Info.
Mélissa Theuriau's net worth is said to be a whopping $18 Million, so you can imagine she has a sizable annual salary. he has a DUT in News-Communication from the Technical University and a master's degree in Audiovisual Journalism from the Institute of Communication and Media.
Charlie Lopresti always knew that he wanted to be in weather. Apparently fascinated by the world’s worst weather, Charlie went to some of the most inhospitable weather locations just to research weather phenomena. He’s super dedicated, which makes him all the more hot!
He’s a native New Englander, so he knows his way around the snow during the winter months. He’s into skiing and snowshoeing during the cold months, and pretty much anything outside during the warmer ones. Sorry to tell you this, but mister Charlie is married…with kids, so you probably don’t have a shot.
Location: Portland, Maine
Why We Like Him: He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty in the garden.
Mayte Carranco is a model and weatherperson for FOROtv, a Mexican news station. She was also the Miss Televisa Monterrey beauty pageant.
Carranco's estimated net worth is between $100K to $1 Million, but the real number is unknown. Much of her income comes from modeling.
Another Philly boy, Keith Jones, is part of the NBC 10 News team. He’s a nine-time Emmy award-winning anchor, and he’s just getting started. Keith enjoys writing stories that affect the communities in which he grew up, so that means he’s super thoughtful.
Keith doesn’t just stop at news, he’s also into sports anchoring. He’s anchored for the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, and Flyers. He’s so good at his job that he was even asked to cover the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games.
Why We Like Him: He plays guitar.
Rachel Maddow is one of the leading news anchors and commentators on MSNBC. She has her own show, appropriately titled The Rachel Maddow Show. She also co-hosts also with Brian Williams for special events.
Rachel Maddow has a net worth of about $25 Million and has an annual salary of about $7 Million. She currently holds a bachelor's degree in Public Policy from Stanford University and has a doctorate in Political Science from Oxford University.
Juan Carlos Aizprua
Mister Juan Carlos is a cute little snack from Quito, Ecuador. He’s on Channel 8 News, and if you ask us…he’s pretty up there on the hotness list. He’s the tall, dark, and handsome type that will never be out of style.
Bonus points for Juan, he has a super cute dog. That’s a perk every girlfriend enjoys in a guy! From the looks of his Instagram, Juan is a busy guy! When he’s not working, he looks like he enjoys spending time with his furry little friend and occasional soccer game.
Network: Channel 8
Location: Quito, Ecuador
Why We Like Him: Those brown eyes.
Pamela David is an Argentinian anchor who has worked as a model, voice actress and presenter. She is currently working on América TV's Desayuno Americano.
Pamela David's net worth is said to be between $100K and $1 Million. With that said, her actual salary is not known. She has a husband and son.
If you’ve never heard of Brian Taff you might be living under a rock. This man has been everywhere throughout his career in the news! Brian has had major national stories and exclusives that defined the times. He did all this with a super cute smile that let us know everything was going to be okay.
When he’s not pounding the pavement looking for the hottest news, Brian is an avid outdoorsman. He seems to be very fond of boating off the coast of New Jersey but says he’s into skiing and hiking when he’s not on the water.
Why We Like Him: He’s got a boat…duh!
Sana Kevan is a Pakistani primetime host for two news shows, including working with BOL as an anchor. Formerly, she worked as a correspondent for Express News and Neo News.
Sana Kevan's net worth and salary are not known. But while hosting two shows at once right now, this hard-working woman is sure to earn plenty.
13-time Emmy Award-winning anchor, Dan Mannarino is happy to bring your morning news from 6:00am to 11:00pm six days a week for PIX11. The best thing about his take on the news? That smile of course! However, he’s not all good looks.
Dan is smart too. His exclusive reporting on Rikers, a prison island in the east river between Queens and the Bronx, brought national attention to abuse of inmates which ultimately lead to a plan to close the island for good. Here’s a bit of info about mister Dan:
Location: New York City
Why We Like Him: He takes his rescue dog to the park.
Joining WGN-TV in 2005, Pat Tomasulo is one of the most prominent sports anchors and reporters in the states! In 2009, he was voted as one of the top five anchors to sit with Kelly Ripa as co-host to “Live! with Regis & Kelly.”
Can’t get enough of Pat on the news? Check out his Instagram…he posts pretty frequently and isn’t afraid to share his real thoughts on life. He’s one of those “Man’s man” types. He looks like he could chow down on some pizza. So if you met him, just tell him you want to know how football works, and he’s sure to talk your ear off.
Why We Like Him: He’s funny.
Julie Banderas was an American news anchor on the show Fox Report Weekend. However, after taking maternity leave, she was reassigned as a general news correspondent. Now she works as a primary fill anchor from Monday through Friday. She has a net worth of $12 Million. Her salary is not known but the average salary for a Fox News reporter is around $73K.
Julie Banderas was a graduate of Emerson College before she turned Fox News anchor. She earned a bachelor's degree and started her career on WLVI-TV, a local Boston station. She would work for several other local channels before joining Fox News.
According to his Instagram, Keith Carson is a “Meteorologist. Purveyor of smedium clothing, dad bod expert.” We love a dad bod! Listen, it’s no secret that we all crush on the weatherman every now and then. Keith isn’t your typical weatherman however…he doesn’t take himself too seriously.
He looks like he enjoys every minute of life. There’s just nothing more attractive than someone who’s having a good time! From hiking to floating on the lake, Keith looks like he knows how to have fun.
Location: Portland, Maine
Why We Like Him: He’s one of those “nature” guys…but for real.
Diane Mecado is an American television anchor for ABC News. She serves as a co-anchor for both World News Now and America This Morning. She has also been an anchor on the weekend version of Good Morning America.Her net worth is said to be $1.2 Million and she has an annual salary of $120K.
Before ABC, she was on on-air reporter for the Fox Business Network. And before that, she went to Boston University as a political science and communications double-major.
Rob Carter is one of those frat boys who actually turned out to be successful! He’s got that swagger that says he’s here for a good time, but he also knows what he’s talking about. He’s pretty much done it all according to his resume.
Location: Tampa, Florida
Why We Like Him: He’s super involved in his community.
Here’s a snippet of his community work:
• Triangle Rising Stars at DPAC Board member
• Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association
• The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (past)
• Gentleman’s Quest mentoring program
• Board of Visitors, FAMU School of Journalism
• Tampa Bay Juneteenth Coalition
• Swope, Rodante Vanguard Award Selection Board (past)
• Hillsborough Community College Digital, TV and Media Production Advisory Board
Rima Maktabi, born in Beirut, is a Lebanese TV presenter and an award-winning journalist. She currently hosts a monthly program on CNN called Inside the Middle East. She has also worked at al-Arabiya, an Arab satellite channel. For her coverage of the Israeli and Lebanese war in 2006, she earned multiple journalism awards.
Rima Maktabi's exact net worth is not known but is estimated to be about $12 Million. Annually, she is believed to earn up to $2 Million. But before, she became a millionaire won awards, it took a lot of hard work to get there. She graduated from the Lebanese American University with a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts, and she also earned a master's degree in International Affairs.