Lori Stokes
Lori Stokes
Real Name/Full Name Lori Stokes
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lori Stokes
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 September 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Louis Stokes
Mother – Jay Stokes
Siblings: 3
School: John F. Kennedy High School, Cleveland
College: Ohio State University; Howard University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Brian Thompson (divorced)
Kids/Children Name: Nicolette Thompson, Alexandra Thompson
Profession: Journalist, Anchor, TV Personality, Author
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Lori Stokes is an American investigative journalist who is currently working on the WYNW network as a news anchor. She has won nine Emmy for her investigative journalism. Previously she was a host of the famous morning news show named Good Day New York. She became internationally famous after covering the news of the infamous Columbine High School Shootings and The death of John F Kennedy due to a plane crash.

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

Biography and Early Life

Lori belongs to a very famous American family. The birthplace of Lori is Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. Her father, Louis Stokes, was one of the most famous politicians of American politicians of his time. He also worked as a well-known attorney. Her mother, Jay Stokes, was a homemaker. Lori grew up along with her three other siblings.

All of her siblings are well-known and famous. Her sister Angela served as a court Judge while her brother Chuck Stokes is a journalist just like her. Her uncle was also a notable politician. Because of her family background, Lori grew interested in politics and journalism from a very early age.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lori Stokes in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Lori Stokes’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 16 September 1962. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


Lori was a very good student and always maintained an excellent academic record. She attended the famous school of Cleveland named John F. Kennedy High School. She got her high school graduation degree from there in 1980. She then continued her higher studies by attending Ohio State University in Cleveland.

She later got a scholarship and completed her Master’s from Howard University, where she had Broadcast Journalism as her major. She got her degree in 1985. During high school and college, she always took an active part in extracurricular activities besides her studies. She was a member of her college debate club.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Lori met famous American actor Brian Thompson in 1994 in the Good Morning Show, where she was a co-host. The duo started dating immediately. They welcomed their first daughter named Nicolette Thompson in 1995. The couple were engaged then.

They got married three years later, in 1998, in a private wedding where only close friends and family members were invited. The name of their second daughter is Alexandra Thompson. Both of her daughters have attended George Washington University. In 2014, Lori posted the news of her divorce on Twitter and said that the duo had irreconcilable differences. Though it was reported that Brian cheated on her, she didn’t make any public statement on the rumour. Their divorce was finalized in the same year.

Is Lori Stokes Lesbian?

No, Lori Stokes isn’t lesbian. Though she is divorced now, she was married for almost twenty years. According to her dating history, she never dated anyone. Also, she never identified herself as homosexual. It is safe to decide that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Lori started her career at WCIA as a co-anchor. She then served as a journalist for WBTV. Later she became a crime journalist and was recruited at WJLA TV. She then joined MSNBC and was a full-time anchor. Along with Robb Hanrahan, she hosted the Morning News. Her show ‘Eyewitness News This Morning Back’ was very famous. She later hosted the Noon News. In 2017, she left Morning news and started working for Good Day New York along with Rosanna Scotto on WNYW.


Till now, Lori has received several prestigious awards. She was honored with the George P. Foster Peabody Award for her work during 9/11. In 2013, she won the Leadership Award. In 2016, she was placed on the ‘100 empowering girls and Women’ list by Ideagen Power. Till now, she has won a total of nine Emmys for her investigative journalism.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lori Stokes in 2024

Lori Stokes Net Worth
Lori Stokes Net Worth

According to a financial report of 2024, Lori earns almost $73,000 per year as her remuneration. She also has inherited a huge amount of property from her father, which makes her estimated net worth around $15 million as of 2024.

In addition, she earns a considerable amount of money from the royalty of her books. Also, she has endorsed some commercial brands through her shows which allowed her to earn a healthy amount of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lori’s uncle Mr. Carl Stokes was the first African American Mayor.
  • Lori was awarded with Emmy for her investigation on Children Abuse.

Lori Stokes is an amazing journalist who is famous for her fearless attitude. She completed an investigation on child abuse on her own. She always talks about how financial independence is important for women. She uses her Twitter and other social media accounts to promote various social issues such as Racism, Discrimination and Environmental issues.


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