Who was Uma Pemmaraju ? cause of death, net worth, husband, children

Uma Pemmaraju, best known as the founding member of Fox News Channel died on 10th August 2022. The 64-years-old Indian-American news anchor is best remembered for interviewing religious leader Dalai Lama and former US President Donald Trump. The Emmy Award-winning news anchor was a divorcee with a daughter named Kirina, and $4 million to her name. Unfortunately, this splendid personality died on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Today we’ll talk Uma Pemmaraju net worth, cause of death, husband, children, and other details.

Cause of Death

Although Uma Pemmaraju’s death was immediately reported, the cause of her death hasn’t been out yet. Her family and friends are deeply saddened by this loss.

“We are deeply saddened by the death of Uma Pemmaraju, who was one of FOX News Channel’s founding anchors and was on the air the day we launched. Uma was an incredibly talented journalist as well as a warm and lovely person, best known for her kindness to everyone she worked with. We extend our heartfelt condolences to her entire family,” FOX News Media CEO Suzanne Scott said, per FOX News.

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What is the Uma Pemmaraju net worth before death?

According to the tabloids, Uma Pemmaraju had an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2022. She received a salary of $64k per year which added to her wealth.

Pemmaraju was the first Indian-American news anchor to be on the air when Fox News first launched on 7th October 1996. She first started as an anchor for Fox On Trens and Fox News Now.

Although she had left the channel mid-way Uma rejoined in 2003 as an anchor fill-in. Pemmaraju also hosted Fox News Live and The Fox Report on the cable network, where she interviewed many high-profile newsmakers, including the Dalai Lama and former US President Donald Trump.

Throughout her career, Pemmaraju won several Emmys for reporting and investigative journalism.

Besides being an investigative journalist and a news anchor she was also a professor at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Emerson College in Boston, where she taught journalism.

Fox News Anchor married, husband, children

The late Fox News anchor was a divorcee and a single mom at the time of her demise. She was previously married to Andrew Petkun who is a reported millionaire. He is also a member of the Florida Democratic Party.

The couple shared a daughter named Kirina Alana Devi. However, the marriage didn’t last long and the pair divorced for undisclosed reasons.

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Uma Pemmaraju Short bio: Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Uma Pemmaraju was born Uma Devi Pemmaraju on 31st March 1958 in Rajahmundry, Anadra Pradesh in India. Her parents are from India and migrated to the United States and she was raised in San Antonio, Texas. Uma’s father was a research scientist.

She was of American nationality while her ethnicity is Indian. Pemmarjau studied at Trinty University from where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences.

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