Brian Ross
Brian Ross
Real Name/Full Name Brian Elliot Ross
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Brian Ross
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 October 1948
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 168 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –
Mother –
Siblings: 3 Brothers and 5 Sisters
College: University of Iowa
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lucinda Sanman (m, 1985)
Kids/Children Name: McKenzie Ross and William Curry Ross
Profession: Investigative Journalist
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Brian Ross is a popular American investigative journalist. He has worked for NBC News from 1974 to 1994. From 1994 to 2018, he worked as a Chief Investigative Correspondent for ABC News. During his time with ABC News, he worked on various popular programs including, “World News with Diane Sawyer”, “Good Morning America”, and “Nightline”.

Well, how well do you know about Brian Ross? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Brian Ross’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Brian Ross to date.

Biography and Early Life

Brian Ross, whose full name is Brian Elliot Ross, was born on the 23rd of October 1948 in the city of Chicago in Illinois, U.S.  The identity of his parents isn’t out yet but it is known that he has three brothers and five sisters.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Brian Ross in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Brian Ross’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 23 October 1948. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.


While it isn’t known where Brian Ross went to high school, it is known that he received his education in journalism from the University of Iowa. He graduated from the aforementioned university in 1971.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Brian Ross married Lucinda Sanman in 1985 and the two have been together ever since. Together, they have a daughter, McKenzie, and a son named William Curry Ross. Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he has been the subject of controversies multiple times in his career. In October of 2001, he linked Iraq to the anthrax attacks in the United States.

The administration denied the reports and the following month he admitted to the original reports being incorrect. In 2017, he incorrectly reported that Michael Flynn was preparing to testify that Donald Trump had directed him to make contact with Russian officials during his presidential campaign. For this, he had to go through a four-week suspension without pay.

Is Brian Ross Gay?

When it comes to Brian Ross’s sexual orientation, he is straight and is neither lesbian nor bisexual. He has been married to Lucinda Sanman since 1985 and the two have been together ever since. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s), if any. Seeing his relationship history, it’s clear that he is a one-woman man and that he is straight.

Professional Career

Brian Ross began his career working for KWWL-TV in Waterloo, Iowa. He then worked for WCKT-TV in Miami, Florida, and WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio.  Things changed for the better in 1974, when he joined NBC News as a national correspondent. He worked in that position for two decades till 1994. One of the most notable works he did during his time with NBC News was his reporting on Teamsters that brought him a Sigma Delta Chi Award in 1976 and a National Headliner Award, the following year.

From 1994 to 2018, he worked as a Chief Investigative Correspondent for ABC News. He has worked on various popular programs including, “World News with Diane Sawyer”, “Good Morning America”, and “Nightline”. Working for ABC News, he has done several great works. In 2004, his investigation of nuclear smuggling brought him the duPont Award. Two years later, his reporting on the Congressional page scandal involving Rep. Mark Foley brought him multiple awards including an Emmy Award and Peabody Award. Also, the scandal led to Mark’s resignation. He has also worked for the Law & Crime network.


  • Brian Ross was the winner of the 2013 CINE Golden Eagle Award for “Tragedy in Bangladesh.
  • Brian Ross was the winner of the 2007 Peabody Award for “Conduct Unbecoming-The Mark Foley Scandal”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Brian Ross in 2024

Brian Ross Net Worth
Brian Ross Net Worth

As of 2024,  Brian Ross has garnered a net worth of $15 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a journalist. He has been an immensely successful journalist and therefore it’s no surprise that he has built such a huge net worth.

Brian Ross has been an amazing journalist and his work shows that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he keeps bringing us the hard-hitting stories like he always has.


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