Who is Andrea Canning ? Age, husband, salary, net worth, children

Who is Andrea Canning ? Age, husband, salary, net worth, children

Andrea Canning is no new name in the correspondent world. She is a famous Canadian-American journalist working for NBC news. She also doubles up as a news anchor and fill-in anchor for the Today and Weekend on NBC news.

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Journalist/TV Personality Andrea Canning visits Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 19, 2020 in Universal City, California. Photo: Paul Archuleta
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Andrea Canning enjoys being a mother to her five daughters and one son. She and her husband believe in allowing their children the freedom to explore and become who they want to be in future.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Andrea Canning
  • Year of birth: December 10, 1972
  • Place of birth: Collingwood, Ontario
  • Age: 48 years as of 2021
  • Gender: Female
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Marital status: Married
  • Andrea Canning's height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Alma mater: University of Western Ontario and Ryerson Polytechnic University
  • Career: Journalist, news anchor
  • Father: Gordon Canning
  • Mother: Katherine Jane Canning
  • Husband: Tony Bancroft
  • Kids: 6
  • Alma mater: University of Western Ontario & Ryerson Polytechnic University
  • Net worth: $1 million

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Early life

The journalist was born on December 10, 1972, in Collingwood, Ontario. How old is Andrea Canning? She is 48 years as of 2021.

She attended the University of Western Ontario and studied Psychology, and later graduated at 22 years. She later joined Ryerson Polytechnic University and studied Radio and Television Arts.

Career

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Journalist/TV Personality Andrea Canning visits Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 19, 2020 in Universal City, California. Photo: Paul Archuleta
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Andrea started as a reporter and co-anchor for the evening newscast at WCPO-TV. From 1996 to 1997, she worked as an assignment editor for the tabloid television show Extra.

From 1997 to 1999, she started working as an anchor and reporter for CKVR-TV. She also spent some time working for WPTV-TV and WXVT-CBC. From 2004 to 2012, she worked as a correspondent for ABC News. In addition, she contributed to various ABC News platforms such as Nightline, Good Morning America, and 20/20.

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In 2012, the news anchor joined NBC News as a Dateline host. Today, she serves on several NBC News platforms such as NBC Nightly News and MSNBC network.

It is not entirely clear what the news anchor take home as salary. However, Andrea Canning's salary is estimated to be an average of $105,353, which is an average salary of a correspondent at NBC.

Is Andrea Canning married?

Yes, the news anchor is married to Tony Bancroft. Andrea Canning's husband is known as Tony Bancroft. Tony is a former F/A-18 pilot who fought in the Iraq War. Currently, her husband serves at GAMCO Investors, Inc. as a research analyst.

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Andrea Canning and Tony Bancroft attend Andrea Greeven Douzet's Birthday Celebration at The Tuck Room on October 19, 2016 in New York City. Photo: Patrick McMullan
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On June 7, 2008, after dating for three years, the couple exchanged marriage vows at the remarkable All Saints' Anglican Church of Collingwood. Together, they are parents to six children. Andrea Canning's children include five girls and one boy.

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Their kids' names are Anna Katherine Bancroft, Charlotte Brewster Bancroft, Christina Margaret Bancroft, Georgina Rapalje Bancroft, Elle Corbin Bancroft, and their son George Anthony Bancroft.

Their son's birth is quite interesting; the couple always wanted to have a son. At some point, they thought it was not possible, especially because their age was not entirely favourable for conceiving.

In 2019, she and her husband revealed to TODAY how the journey was and how they felt:

It was just eating away at us that we wanted a boy so badly. We always have, and the window was closing. So we're like, 'Let's just do it. Let's just try.' Honestly, I didn't think it would work, but we were like, let's try.

Their son George Anthony Bancroft was conceived through Vitro fertilization. After his birth, he had to spend some time in the neonatal intensive care unit while she also had to recover from the loss of blood during the delivery by taking iron.

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Andrea Canning wears many hats, from being a wife, mother, and correspondent and news anchor at NBC news. Yet, despite her busy schedule, she still manages to balance her family life and work life, which is a challenge to most people. Overall, she is an inspiration to many people.

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