Is Sandra Bookman Married? Her Husband, Parents, Salary and More
- Date of Birth Nov 28, 1959
- Age 61 Years, 9 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession Journalist
- Relationship Status Married
- Husband/Spouse Savio Oppio
- Divorce/Split No
- Dating/Affair Savio Oppio
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- Siblings Bridget, Angela, and Amela
- College University of Texas
Along with her journalistic work, famed American media personality Sandra Bookman’s obscure relationship status was revealed in the year 2017 amidst social media interaction.
The 58-year old Texas native is best known for her reporting and anchoring work with Eyewitness News at WABC-TV - an affiliate of ABC News - in New York City.
The program has been one of the most-watched news programs in the country and New York, thanks to its notable personalities like Sandra, Sade Baderinwa, Lee Goldberg, and others.
Sandra has received widespread acclaim and recognition for her Olympic coverage and reporting in the aftershock of the catastrophic Valuejet Airlines Crash in the Everglades. She's also famous for hosting an ABC show titled Here & Now.
After completing her high school diploma, the veteran ABC reporter enrolled in a journalism program at the University of Texas.
Sandra Bookman’s Life Before ABC News
She began her career as a weekend reporter KFDM-TV in Beaumont, Texas. Later, she moved to WRAL-TV situated in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Before securing her big move to ABC News in 1998, she had worked at ABC affiliated network, WSB-TV in Atlanta.
What's Sandra Bookman's Salary At ABC News?
Her career at ABC News couldn’t have gotten to a better start as she was selected as a weekend anchor for Eyewitness News, just a few months after joining the network.
Sandra arrived at ABC with a catalog that boasted several accolades. She had covered the release of Nelson Mandela from a South African prison in 1990. Similarly, the 58-year-old veteran had reported on the 1992 Olympic games held in Barcelona, Spain.
For her coverage of 1996 Olympic bombing, she was awarded an Emmy. She would later win two more Emmys for the series of stories she did on the fatal Valuejet Airlines crash in the Everglades.
Recognizing her journalistic pedigree, ABC News has reportedly decided to pay Sandra in excess of $100 thousand in salary.
Sandra Bookman's Mini-Bio: Parents, Family & Height
TV anchor Sandra Bookman was born on 28 November 1959 in Beaumont, Texas but moved several times for her work before settling in New York City. Although she hasn’t revealed much about her family, it is evident that she is close to her parents.
Her close tie with her parents was visible when she uploaded a childhood photo of her clicked with her father, in order to wish him on the occasion of Father's Day on 28 November 2017.
Moreover, She has three known siblings -- Bridget, Angela, and Amela.
As for her height: judging by her pictures online, the 58-year-old is not taller than an average African-American woman - 5 foot and 3 inches tall.
Sandra Bookman’s Married To Mystery Husband, Savio Oppio
With her beauty and brain, Sandra couldn’t have remained single for long intervals of time. Her heart was snatched by the enigmatic figured named Savio Oppio.
Replying to an Instagram post on Twitter on 3 February 2017, she revealed that her mystery husband was working as a chef.
Nearly seven months after the tweet, her husband, Savio Instagrammed a snap of him along with Sandra and a friend enjoying a cruise vacation writing my wife on its captions.
Happily Married:- Sandra and her husband, Savio, share snap clicked with friend while on vacation in September of 2017 (Photo:- Savio Oppio's Instagram)
To this day, neither had publically divulged information as to when they had got married.
Despite popping up on each other’s Instagram every now and again, many questions about the married duo remain unanswered.
As for now, Sandra seems content with keeping her married life under the wrap and her husband - a mystery.