Rosanna Scotto Fox 5, Bio, Age, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Son

Rosanna Scotto Biography & Wikipedia

American news anchor Rosanna Scotto. She co-hosts Good Day New York on New York City’s Fox 5 NY WNYW. Scott previously hosted alongside Greg Kelly. She previously hosted the Fox 5 Live 11 am news as well as the 5 and 10 pm newscasts with Ernie Anastos. Since 1990, she has served as the primary female news anchor.

Rosanna Scotto’s Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Scotto is 65 years old right now. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 29, 1958. She also celebrates her birthday annually on April 29. Rosanna, a Brooklyn native, is of white ancestry and has American citizenship by birth. READ: Wilfred Frost CNBC, Bio, Wife, Age, Salary, Family, Height, and Net Worth

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Rosanna Scotto Height, Weight, and Other Measurements Revealed

Scotto is averagely tall, standing at a height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m). Moreover, she maintains stable physic of about 60 kg of body weight.

Rosanna Scotto Parents and Siblings/ Family Background

Scotto is the son of Anthony Scotto (father) and Marion Anastasio (mother). Both his parents were mobsters. Rosanna’S mother Marion Anastasio is the daughter of Anthony Anastasio. Furthermore, Rosanna is a cousin of NY1 news journalist Michael Scotto.

Her family is a staunch Catholic believer and has administered all her children in Catholic schools. Nevertheless, she grew up alongside her siblings namely; Anthony Scotto Jr., Elaina Scotto, and John Scotto.

About Rosanna Scotto’s Husband/Spouse and Children

Scotto is happily married to Louis Ruggiero who is a lawyer by profession. The duo tied the knot in 1986. They have since been blessed with two wonderful children, a son and a daughter named Louis “L.J.” Ruggiero and Jenna Ruggiero respectively. Scotto is co-owner of the family restaurant in NY City – “Fresco by Scotto”, where she frequently assists in the kitchen and greets diners.

Rosanna Scotto Children/ Son

Scotto’s son (Louis Ruggiero) was filmed having sex with hookers by a suspect on trial (known for killing a young man at an Upper East Side apartment ) with the intention to extort money from her for his own huge gambling losses – this was stated by the prosecutor.

Louis Ruggiero testified that defendant James Rackover, 27, revealed to him about 2016, 13th Nov. slaying of Joseph Comunale after the night party in his Sutton Place apartment. Defense lawyer Maurice Sercarz cross-examined about the illegal sports-betting book they bought together for $20,000 and lost cash on.

In a statement, Carter (Assistant District) stated in the supreme court that Rackover threatened that he’d unveil Louis’ all prostitution photographs and videos to his girlfriend.

Rosanna Scotto Education Background

Rosanna attended Visitation Academy, a Catholic elementary school, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn where she graduated. She also attended Brooklyn’s Packer Collegiate Institute in 1976 where she excelled and also graduated. In 1980, Scotto additionally attended The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and garnered a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.

Rosanna Scotto Restaurant

Scotto restaurant is called Fresco by Scotto® Restaurant which has been functional since 1993 November. Its popularity is known as the power broker’s lunch and star-filled entertainment industry dinner – often recognized as the ‘NBC Commissary’, Fresco by Scotto. the restaurant is managed and operated by the Scotto Family which includes Elaina Scotto, Marion, Anthony, Jr, and Rosanna.

Rosanna Scotto FOX 5

Rosanna joined WNYW-FOX 5 News in 1986. She currently works as the co-host of Good Day New York. Scotto started her journalism career in TV at WTBS, Ted Turner’s UHF television in Atlanta, in which she served as a reporter for the local programs and an affiliate producer of the network’s evening newscast.

She got back to New York at the beginning of the 1980s as a correspondent for ABC’s – “Good Morning New York,” which later turned out to be “Live with Kathie Lee and Regis. Scotto united with WABC-TV a year later for the “Eyewitness News” show as a reporter, where she worked till she joined FOX 5.

Apart from covering several main stories in the 3states, Rosanna’s work has also moved her to Rome, Israel, and across the United States. She has won several channels of coveted assignments inclusive of the first exclusive interview with Diana Bianchi, the Woody Allen/Mia Farrow child custody battle, the trials of Joel Steinberg and the “Swiss Nanny,” the other woman in the Christie Brinkley divorce case, and the notorious “Preppie Murder Trial”.

Rosanna, through her good job also made FOX 5 news lead in achieving an interview with Marty Tankleff in jail where she was granted an exclusive interview. Scotto has won 3 Emmys for anchoring FOX 5 News at 10 and Good Day New York.

She also won the New York State Associated Press First Place Award in 1995 for covering “New York Survival Guide”. Additionally, Scotto has also won 3 other Associated Press First Place Awards, including 2 special Associated Press Award nominations.

The passionate hardworking lead media correspondent has also received various honors including a host of honors. Also, awarded for community service work and a doctorate honor from St. John’s University. ln 2014 she also received an honorary doctorate from Mount St. Mary College.

Rosanna Scotto Salary

Scotto’s estimated annual salary is $175,000.

Rosanna Scotto Net Worth

Being a lead anchor at FOX 5 over the year, there is no doubt Rosanna has made a significant fortune. Her estimated Net Worth is $3 Million.