News Anchor Gloria Campos Biography, Husband, and Net Worth

You might recognize Gloria Campos as the American news anchor. She is best known for being the former anchor of WFAA-TV in Dallas as well as producing the station’s weekly Wednesday’s Child reports for more than two decades.

Here’s a detailed biography of the stunning and very talented Gloria. We will also talk about what she is doing now, her family, relationship details, and more. 

Gloria Campos’ Age and Biography 

American anchor Gloria Campos was born on August 29, 1955. She is 68 years old.

She was born and raised in Harlingen, Texas, a mid-sized city close to Mexican border with around 72,000 population.

She moved to Dallas in 1984.

Birth NameGloria Campos
Birth DateAugust 29, 1955
BirthplaceHarlingen, Texas
HometownHarlingen, Texas
Age68 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo

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Gloria Campos’ Salary, Net Worth, and WFAA-TV Career

Gloria Campos’ net worth as of 2024 is estimated to be $1 Million.

Gloria Campos is an anchor by profession although she started her career being a reporter. She earned around $54,000 per year as a reporter.

She was junior in college when she got her first internship at KGBT.

Initially, Gloria started as a radio intern at KMOL radio (Formerly called WOAI) and intern with a scholarship in KGBT-TV in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas in 1974 and later did full time after graduating from her University.

When she started out on her career, she was a reporter, then a photographer, then an editor.

She recalls that embarking on this career path was far from easy. In an industry predominantly composed of men, she faced considerable challenges.

Initially, men were reluctant to trust her with equipment and acknowledge her skills, compelling her to invest substantial effort in demonstrating her professional competence, ultimately proving herself as capable as any man in the field.

After that, Gloria joined WFAA-TV in Dallas as a general assignments reporter and worked her way up to a full-time anchor as well as procuring the station’s weekly Wednesday’s Child reports.

In March 2014, Gloria retired as a TV news anchor and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Fine Arts and Communication.

Her last newscast on WFAA-TV was at 10 p.m. on March 07, 2014. Cynthia Izaguirre replaced Campos on the 10 p.m. news.

Gloria Campos wfaa career

During Gloria’s marvelous career, she has achieved many recognitions and awards.

Some are the 2013 winner of the Texas Trailblazer Award from the Family Place, the 2013 UNT Mayborn School of Journalism Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, and the 2013 Texas State University Alumni Achievement Award.

Gloria’s list of achievements and awards keep on going but we won’t be listing all of them here.

Our research says that Gloria lives in Rio Grande Valley, South Texas with her family in the present.

ProfessionAnchor & Reporter
Known forBeing the former anchor WFAA-TV
Net Worth$1 Million approx
House/Current ResidenceDallas, North Texas
Brand EndorsementNA

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Gloria Campos’ Wedding and Husband Details

Gloria has been married to Lance Brown for more than three decades now and they have 2 children. Moreover, Lance is a freelance writer and broadcasts sporting events for Irving Community Television.

Gloria Campos with her husband and kids

When she got promoted to the nighttime news, her husband chose to work part time and stay at home to take care of the kids and home.

Marital StatusMarried
Sexuality Straight 
Affair/ Ex-boyfriend NA
HusbandLance Brown
Wedding DateNA
Current RelationshipMarried

Gloria Campos’ Parents, Sons, Twins, & Family

Family MemberRelationship
Lance BrownHusband
Greg and TonySons
Roberto Ignacio CamposFather
Gaudencia CamposMother
Debbie Campos and Clarissa CamposSisters
Roberto I. Campos, Jr.Brother
Norma SilvaSister-in-law
Richard BowenBrother-in-law
Roberto Campos III, Enrique Joel Silva, Gregory Brown, and Anthony BrownNephew
Lola LopezNiece
Antonio J. CamposGrandfather
Ventura CamposGrandmother
Pablo CamposUncle
Reynaldo “Tony” CamposUncle


Gloria and her husband, Lance have two children, Greg and Tony. She gave birth to her twins in 1993. She was thirty eight years old then.

As of now, both of them have graduated from their colleges. One of her son went to a college in Philadelphia and the other one chose a community college in Dallas.


News Anchor Gloria Campos’ Parents

Her parents Roberto Ignacio Campos and Gaudencia Hernandez got married in 1953.

Her father Roberto Ignacio Campos was a U.S. Navy and had fought in World War II. He has earned severel recognitions and awards from the U.S. government. Later, he became the professional firefighter in Harlingen. He was born in 1926 and died on June 11, 2018.

Her mother Gaudencia Hernandez was born to Elvira Tamez and Felipe Hernandez in Donna, Texas on February 12, 1932. She went to Harlingen High School and attended Pan American University.

She owned an emplyment agency and helped many people with interviewing skills, resume writing, getting jobs. She was the member of Harlingen Chamber of Commerce and Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC).

She died on October 29, 2020, age 88.


Gloria is the eldest among her siblings.

Her sister Debbie Campos is a retired marketing and sales professional and her younger sister Larissa Campos runs a blog. Her brother Robert Campos Jr. is a retired firefighter.

Her sister Larissa “Lisa” also followed her footstep and worked as a news anchor for the student radio station in the University of Texas at Austin. She now works full-time remotely as a proposal manager for a global IT service company and also runs a blog that helps visitors explore Harlingen.

College & Education

Gloria graduated from Texas State University (Formerly called Southwest Texas State University) in 1976 after which she did full-time in the KGBT-TV. She has BA in Journalism.

She said that she is the first person in her family to go to college.

School Harlingen High School
College/University Texas State University, 1976
Education Qualification BA in Journalism

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Gloria Campos’ Height and Body Measurements

Gloria is a powerful woman who has succeeded in her career and her physical appearance looks intriguing just because of her confidence.

Numerically, Gloria stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 61 kilograms. Also, Gloria has brown hair and brown eyes. But her body measurements aren’t known and we are still working on it.

Height 5 feet 3 inches
Weight 61 kilograms
Shoe Size 6 US
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hip) NA
Tattoo NA
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

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  1. Gloria started as an intern and scholarship recipient with KGBT-TV in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas after which she did full time and later joined WFAA-TV in Dallas as general assignments reporter as well as producing the station’s weekly Wednesday’s Child reports for more than 2 decades.
  2. In March 2014, Gloria Campos retired as a TV news anchor after a 40-year career in broadcast journalism.
  3. Gloria Campos has been married to Lance Brown for more than 30 years and has two children, Greg and Tony Brown who also are college graduates.
  4. Gloria currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Fine Arts and Communication and also is in the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Hall of Fame and an honorary lifetime member of the Texas PTA.
  5. Texas Can Academies honored her by naming a school after her, known as Gloria Campos Wee Can Academy, which officially opened its doors on September 15, 2015.
  6. She was also the board member of SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics
  7. Besides Gloria’s professional life, she enjoys gardening, movies, collecting, and spending time with her family.
  8. She was interested in journalism, history, and becoming a teacher from an early age.
  9. She got more serous in journalism when she started working for the campus newspaper (student yearbook and the student literary magazine).

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