CBS’s Paul Magers, Family Man With Wife And Daughters At Age 63! House, Salary
Lucky are those who get to experience prosperity in both the significant fronts of life, professional and personal. But, striking a balance between both the aspects isn't as easy as it sounds. Paul Magers, a former American News anchor, is also one of those personalities who enjoyed a happy married life as well as a long successful career.
Paul Magers is a veteran journalist who spent 20 years of his career on KARE-TV, 13 years with CBS 2 (officially KCBS-TV). Very recently, however, Paul retired from news saying that it was his time.
Retirement Announcement: Paul Magers retires from his professional life to concentrate on himself and his family (29 March 2017)
Paul Magers, the recipient of numerous accolades, including Emmy and Golden Mic Award, is one of America's leading newscasters.
Paul Magers' Bio (Age)
On 15 May 1954, Paul Magers was born in Santa Maria, California, but spent most of his childhood in Ellensburg, Washington. As a Washington native, Paul attended and earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington.
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Paul later went on to get his Juris Doctorate degree from the Hamline University School of Law.
Paul Magers' Career: KARE-TV & CBS-2
Initiating his career in journalism, when he first began his broadcasting at KSTP-TV in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Paul, later, moved to Portland where he joined KATU-TV and worked as an on-air reporter.
In 1981, he joined KGTV-TV as a reporter and anchor in San Diego. After two years, he returned to Twin Cities where he began the 20-year stint with KARE. He later moved back to California and KCBS-TV in 2003.
During his time in KCBS-TV, it was rumored that the network had almost doubled the anchor's salary from what he earned at KARE in the Twin Cities.
In addition to new anchoring, he has hosted numerous political debates and participated in a variety of community events during his time in the world of media.
Problems With Alcoholism & Retirement
Paul retired from the TV in 2017, but before the retirement announcement, he was absent from TV for a short while. Apparently, Paul was suffering from alcohol addiction for a long time, but couldn't ask for help. When he finally did, during the latter part of his career, all his family and friends came to his aid.
Consequently, he took a little time off the television to spend on a treatment center to overcome his addiction. And afterward, he came out in public with his story to encourage other people suffering from addiction to seek help.
Shortly after returning from the treatment center, however, he announced that he was retiring from CBS 2, the TV network he was then working for.
Paul Magers' Family Life: Wife, Daughters & House
The veteran journalist lives a low-key life with his family. Paul is married to his wife, Kathy Magers, whose further details are still under the veil. He has not even opened up about their marriage dates, which is why their relationship timeline remains mysterious too.
But, despite not spilling the beans regarding his wife, he often talks about his daughters. Paul shares two children with his wife Kathy, Emily and Anna.
Paul usually tweets metaphorically regarding his family, and his tweets are mostly relatable to cherishable moments that he shares with them. On one of his tweets, he shared a quick jocular conversation with his wife where his wife calls him "annoying," during the time of his sickness.
Further, talking about his daughters, he never misses a chance of sharing memorable moments with them. One of such moments involves gathering up together and talking about the trending stories.
Paul's family of four shares a Mediterranean-style villa in Bravery Hills which he purchased for $6.5 million back in 2004.
Well, Paul did confess to enjoying living in his house with wife and daughters in Southern California with courtyard and a fountain which is a sight of delight. It seems Paul is sure to have a nice, relaxing retirement with his wife and the house.