Who is Sade Baderinwa?
Sade Baderinwa is an American broadcast journalist. She has worked as the newscaster at WABC-TV, the ABC flagship station in New York, since 2003. She currently co-anchors the weekday newscasts of Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. alongside Bill Ritter.
Sade began her career at ABC News as a production assistant for several different programs, namely This Week With David Brinkley, Nightline, World News Tonight, and News One.
She started working for Baltimore’s NBC station, WBAL-TV in February 2000. She anchored a weekly community affairs show in addition to serving as the anchor for the morning and noon newscasts there.
Sade Baderinwa is Close With Her Biological Parents and Adoptive Family
Baderinwa was born to a Nigerian parent and a German mother. Her mother stopped taking part in her life when she was seven years old, and her father left for Africa, putting her in the care of a family friend.
She was later adopted in Baltimore by WBAL-TV anchor Edie House, whose parents also gave their support. Baderinwa’s birth mother ended up bringing her in to live with her family in nearby Montgomery County when she was 12 years old. She has since kept in touch with both her biological parents and her adoptive family.
Sade Baderinwa is a Well-Educated Woman
Baderinwa received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and resource economics from the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Sade Baderinwa Was Born in Maryland
Baderinwa is currently 54 years old. She was born on April 14, 1969, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Sade Baderinwa Salary
Baderinwa earns approximately $300,000 on an annual basis. Her wages have increased significantly over the years that she has worked in mainstream media.
Sade Baderinwa Net Worth
Sade’s net worth is in the region of $1 million – $5 million. She has built her wealth from her career which spans over two decades.
Sade Baderinwa WABC-TV
Baderinwa anchors the most-watched Eyewitness News segments at 5:00 and 11:00 on WABC-TV. She became a member of the Eyewitness News staff in 2003, as the host of Eyewitness News at Noon.
She joined Channel 7 from WBAL-TV in Baltimore, where she hosted the morning and noon newscasts and contributed to the production of the weekly community affairs show.
In the early stages of her career, she worked as a reporter for WSLS in Roanoke, Virginia, a reporter trainee for WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., and a production assistant for the ABC News programs some of which we have mentioned at the start of this article.
Sade started advocating for initiatives to address the issue of hit-and-run incidents after she became a victim of a hit by a hit-and-run driver while reporting a story for Eyewitness News. She was honored for her work with the NJ Governor’s Representative Award for Traffic Safety.
Is Sade Baderinwa Married?
Sade is not married at the moment. She was rumored to be in a relationship with Martin J.O Malley. Not much is known about what led to their separation.
What is Sade Baderinwa’s Real Name?
Sade was born Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa.