Rosanna Scotto Biography & Wiki
Rosanna Scotto is an American media correspondent and a news anchor. She is currently the co-host of the network’s Good Day New York, on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City with co-host Lori Stokes-a show that she previously hosted with Greg Kelly. Rossanna earlier co-hosted the 5 pm and 10 pm news with Ernie Anastos, and the early morning 11 am Fox 5 Live news. Since 1990, she has always been a lead/senior anchor
Rosanna Scotto’s Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background
Scotto is currently 64 years old. She was born in 1958, on April 29th, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday every 29th April of the year. Nevertheless, Rosanna, a Brooklyn native holds American nationality by birth and is of white heritage. READ: Wilfred Frost CNBC, Bio, Wife, Age, Salary, Family, Height, and Net Worth
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
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 an 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 the 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 – Oftenly recognized as the ‘NBC Commissary’, Fresco by Scotto. the restaurant is managed and operated by the Scotto Family who 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 WABC’s – “Good Morning New York,” which later turned 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. in 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.