Ron Claiborne
Ron Claiborne
Real Name/Full Name Ron Claiborne
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ron Claiborne
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20th August 1953
Age/How Old: 70 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 189 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Earl Claiborne
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Two brothers
School: N/A
College: Yale University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Journalist and Newsreader
Net Worth: $600 thousand
Last Updated: April 2024

The fact that someone is good at something and is even considered as a celebrity right now doesn’t mean that they had different opportunities. In fact, there are chances that his or her counterparts had better opportunities than what he had. All what matter is how well they are able to make use and take advantage of the opportunity they get.

Ron Claiborne is a famous journalist and an ABC correspondent who had an opportunity of proving what he was good at and ensured that he gave it his best. He also worked for Good Morning America as a newsreader. Ron is not famous because he did something that other people could not do and were not doing. However, he became famous because he knew the importance of giving his all to his career and did exactly that.

Well, how well do you know about Ron Claiborne? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ron Claiborne’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 Ron Claiborne to date.

Biography and Early Life

It was on the 20th of August of 1953 when Ron Claiborne was born as Ronald Eldbridge Claiborne. His parents were residents of San Francisco in California, which is one of the states in the United States of America. He is the son of Earl Claiborne, who is a Navy shipyard. Unfortunately, Ron lost his father in September of 1995. Although he has revealed the name of his father, it is not clear who his mother’s name is. He has however made clear that his mom was an employee at Percy Street in an informal child daycare service.

Ron and his anonymous mother who is alive to this day and she is currently 89 years of age have such a great relationship. The two enjoy spending time together whenever they have a chance to. Ron is not the only son Earl Claiborne and his wife has as Ron has two brothers but for some reasons, he has decided not share the names of the two guys with the public. Ron is American by birth and his horoscope sign is Leo.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ron Claiborne in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ron Claiborne’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 20 August 1953. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 189 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90 kg in Kilograms.


We cannot say that Ron is very secretive as he tries his best to share information that he feels is worth sharing with his fans. Some of this information include where he schooled at. Although he has not revealed the name of the high school he revealed, there is enough details about his university studies.

First, he was enrolled at Yale University where he studied psychology and he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the same in 1974. He was also a student at Columbia University Graduate of School of Journalism from where he earned his postgraduate degree in 1975. He felt he was now fully equipped to pursue any career in his life.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Looking at his current age, we would all assume that Ron is in a deep relationship with his wife and has several kids to his name. Things are however contrary opposite of what we would all expect. Ron Claiborne is currently single and although he has been in the public for such a long time, there is no details of him being in any relationship. It is not clear whether Ron has only managed to keep the information of his love life away from the public or it is only because he has never been in any relationship before. At the same time, there has been some rumours going around about Ron’s life of him being gay. However, there has never been any prove to this.

Is Ron Claiborne Gay?

Ron Claiborne is a mysterious man and especially when it comes to his love life. We currently have no information of his love life and although he has been rumoured to be gay, it is simply a rumour. We will therefore conclude he is straight until proven otherwise.

Professional Career

Ron has worked on different topics that are very major on ABC. Some of these include; Yugoslavia conflict in Belgrade, legalization of gay marriages and the Boston Catholic Church Scandal among others. His coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzales which was done in Miami became his most notable work.


Not many journalists are as lucky as Ron to have been appreciated for his commitment to his work. He has received several awards including an Emmy Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ron Claiborne in 2024

Ron Claiborne Net Worth
Ron Claiborne Net Worth

It is not just about awards but also wealth. Ron has earned a lot of wealth for the years he has been a journalist. As of 2024, This has accumulated to a total of $600 thousand.

Although Claiborne has a busy life, he has also managed to be active on social media. At the moment, he has over 11.9K followers on Twitter while his Facebook account has over 25K followers.


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