Who is Andrea Canning? Husband, net worth, age, children

Who is Andrea Canning? Husband, net worth, age, children

Andrea Canning is a respected journalist and talented writer who has written several films. Many people recognise her as a news anchor for NBC News. She has also served as a fill-in anchor for Today and Weekend Today for the same media network.

Andrea Canning
The journalist at the Dateline Season 24 Premiere Event. Photo: Michael Loccisano/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images
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Andrea Canning has been working as a journalist and writer for over two decades. She has worked for multiple media stations in Canada and the United States of America. Learn more about her today.

Profile summary

Full nameAndrea Mead Canning
Date of birth10th December 1972
Age50 years (as of 2023)
Place of birthCollingwood, Ontario, Canada
Current residenceNew York, United States of America
Zodiac signSagittarius
Height in feet 5’ 6”
Height in centimetres167
Weight in pounds137
Weight in kilograms62
Body measurements in inches 35-25-36
Hair colourBlonde
Eye colourBlue
Marital statusMarried
SpouseLt. Col Tony Bancroft
MotherKatherine Jane Canning
EducationThe University of Western Ontario and Ryerson Polytechnic University
ProfessionJournalist and writer
Andrea Canning's Instagram@andreacanning

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Who is Andrea Canning?

Andrea Mead Canning is a journalist and writer. She has been in the mainstream media industry for a long time and is best known for working for NBC News and Dateline.

How old is Andrea Canning?

Andrea Canning's age is 50 years as of 2023. She was born on 10th December 1972, and her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Where is Andrea Canning from?

The journalist was born in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada and raised in Collingwood, Ontario. She is now based in New York, United States of America. Her nationality is Canadian-American, and her ethnicity is White.

What are Andrea Canning's religious beliefs?

The seasoned journalist is a Christian. Her late mother, Katherine Jane, raised her in a Christian setting. She is a member of the Anglican Church.

Educational background

The journalist graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1994. She also pursued a programme in radio and television arts at Ryerson Polytechnic University.

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The journalist started her career soon after completing her higher studies. One of her earliest jobs was at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, where she was a reporter and co-anchor of an evening show.

After leaving WCPO-TV, she became an assignment editor for Extra, a tabloid television show. She worked for extra from 1996 to 1997.

From 1997 to 1999, she worked as an anchor and reporter for CKVR-TV in Barrie, Ontario. In 1999, she joined WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida and worked there until 2001. At one point, Canning was an intern for Baywatch.

In 2004, she joined ABC News as a correspondent, a position she held until April 2012. She covered multiple stories at ABC and gained fame and also contributed to 20/20, Good Morning America, Nightline, and World News with Diane Sawyer.

She joined NBC News as a Dateline correspondent in October 2012. Shortly after, she started contributing to other NBC News platforms.

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Dateline's Andrea Canning is also a writer credited for several Hallmark films. What Hallmark movies did Andrea Canning write? She has written 20 films for Hallmark and Lifetime.

Some of the Hallmark productions are A Paris Proposal, Christmas Bedtime Stories, and South Beach Love. The table below has her writing credits.

Double Mommy2016
House of Deadly Secrets2018
A Daughter's Revenge2018
Til Ex Do Us Part2018
A Model Kidnapping2019
Homekilling Queen2019
The Perfect Cheerleader2019
Was I Really Kidnapped?2019
A Ruby Herring Mystery2019- 2020
Killer Prom2020
USS Christmas2020
Christmas She Wrote2020
Two for the Win2021
Galentine's Day Nightmare2021
The Perfect Wedding2021
Webcam Cheerleaders2021
South Beach Love2021
Love Triangle Nightmare2022
Christmas Bedtime Stories2022
A Paris Proposal2023

How much does Andrea Canning make in a year?

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The amount the journalist makes annually is yet to be disclosed to the public. As a result, Andrea Canning's net worth remains unknown in the public domain.

Who is Andrea Canning's husband?

The journalist and writer is married to Lt. Col Tony Bancroft. Andrea Canning's husband is an instructor pilot. The two were introduced by a mutual friend.

They first met over the 2006 Thanksgiving weekend in Annapolis. The lovebirds got married on 7th June 2008 at All Saints' Anglican Church of Collingwood. 215 guests attended the wedding ceremony.

Andrea Canning's children

The journalist is a mother of six. She and her husband are blessed with five daughters and a son.

The kids' names are Anna Katherine, Charlotte Brewster, Christina Margaret, Georgia Rapalje, Elle Corbin, and George Anthony Bancroft III.

Is Andrea Canning pregnant? The journalist is not pregnant as of 2023. The last time was expectant was in 2019.

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Did Andrea Canning have a baby? Yes, she welcomed her son in 2019 after five girls. She underwent an IVF procedure to have him. Busy as her career is, she prioritises being as relaxed as possible with her six children.

What is Andrea Canning doing now?

The journalist and writer is still working for NBC as a Dateline correspondent since 2012. She also contributes to other NBC News platforms, e.g., NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, and Today. She is also actively involved in writing for Hallmark and Lifetime.

How tall is Andrea Canning?

The journalist is 5’ 6” or 167 centimetres tall, and her weight is about 137 pounds or 62 kilograms. Her body measurements in inches are 35-25-36, and she has blue eyes and blonde hair.


  • Canning's public profile went up considerably after she interviewed Charlie Sheen for 20/20 on 28th February 2011.
  • She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta.
  • She is an animal lover and has a pet dog and cat.

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Andrea Canning is a seasoned journalist currently working for NBC News. Besides being a media personality, she is a film writer for Hallmark and Lifetime.

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