Kerry Sanders, a correspondent for NBC News, announced his retirement after 32 years of service.
On Tuesday, he appeared on the Today show to reflect on his career, which included extensive travel to various locations around the world, with an average of 200 days of travel per year. Sanders, who is based in Florida, stated that he will miss the close-knit community and daily energy of the job the most.
Sanders said on Today, “My wife, Deborah, has been a great supporter, but we kind of sat down and said, ‘This might be the right time,’ because during the pandemic, we weren’t going anywhere, and we realized that we work well together all the time, so maybe that’s what we should do now.”
The reporter’s fans are eager to learn more about his personal life. In this post, we will provide an in-depth look into everything one needs to know about the journalist’s wife and net worth.
Who Is Kerry Sanders’ Wife?
Kerry Sanders has been happily married to his love, Deborah Sharp, who is a former USA Today reporter and author.
Deborah Sharp, a devoted journalist, attended the University of Georgia, earning her MS in Psychology in 1981. After graduating, she spent five years in the field before deciding to pursue her passion for reporting and joined USA Today, where she worked as the Florida Correspondent.
After two decades of reporting the news for USA Today, the journalist decided to turn the page and embark on a new chapter in their career as a storyteller and author. Starting in 2006, they began writing stories and books.
Kerry and Deborah have been happily married for over 30 years, having tied the knot on December 9th, 1989 in an intimate ceremony. They currently reside in southern Florida, United States, enjoying their life together. They have always been private individuals and prefer to maintain a low-key profile. They have never publicly spoken about their children or family, which is why not much is known about them.
What Is Kerry Sanders’ Net Worth?
As per the reports, Kerry Sanders has an estimated net worth of $1 million-5 million. Through his primary profession as a journalist, he amassed a fortune. The reporter has a diverse background in Florida television journalism, having worked as a general news reporter for several stations including WTLV in Jacksonville (where he started as a paid intern), WINK in Ft. Myers, WTVT in Tampa (a CBS affiliate, and later Fox-owned station), and WTVJ in Miami (an NBC affiliate).
He graduated from the University of South Florida in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree, later receiving a Distinguished Alumni Award from the same institution. In 1996, he joined NBC News as a correspondent based in the Miami bureau, where he was immediately thrown into the spotlight covering the ValuJet crash in the Everglades shortly after starting with the network.