Lu Parker is a successful American Journalist, animal rights advocate, and motivational speaker. She deserves to be praised cause she is the shining star of the journalism sky. She is the winner of Miss USA 1994. To know more about her scroll down.
Educational background and early life of Lou Parker
Lu Parker was born in 1968 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. Her birth name s Frances Louise Parker later she was famous by her stage name Lu Parker. Every year she celebrates her birthday on April 16th. Her birth sign is Aries. She was raised in her homeland Anderson, South Carolina by her parents.
The identity of her parents is still uncovered and it is not known if she has any siblings. She was a very attentive and talented child which led her to be a highly educated person. She gets a Bachelor of arts degree in English from the College of Charleston. After successful graduation, she taught English Literature at North Charleston High School.
She gets the title of Alumnus of the year. Then she gets a Master of Arts in Education from The Citadel. She has been recognized highest civilian honor by the Order of the Palmetto in the state of South Carolina. She was also honored in the South Carolina Congressional record two times as an outstanding South Carolinian.
Career and professional life of Lou
Lu Parker’s journalism career began when she first broadcast as an education reporter and fill-in anchor for WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. She moved to Los Angeles in 2005 to work on Frank Buckley for KTLA’s “KTLA Prime News” as co-anchor on weekends. After 2 years she began to work on weekdays for “KTLA Morning News” as a co-anchor at 5:00 am and 6:00 am.
Since 2015 she has worked as an anchor for the 1p and 3- newscasts at KTLA. She is honored by the Emmy Awards for her works. She has appeared on “Larry King Live” and E! Entertainment Television. She has also appeared in some films and shows. She collaborated with Maria Shriver and KTLA making an inspirational web show named The path with Lu Parker in 2016.
She won Miss South Carolina USA in 1994. She reached to semi-finals and won all three preliminary competitions. She was listed in the Top 6 in second place after the semi-finals. After questioning round, she got in the final three in third place. She becomes the third South Carolina to be crowned Miss USA. In 1994 she continue to complete Miss Universe Pagent in the Philippines, Manila. She is top in the top 6 finalists. For the Miss Teen USA 2016 pageant based on The Venetian Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada she was one of the judge. Besides that, she has written a book on pageantry named ‘Catching the crown: The Source of Pageant Competition”. She is the founder of the Lu Parker Project in 2010. And it’s mission is to ‘improve the lives of at-risk youth and homeless animals through direct service, education, and advocacy.’
Is Lu married or dating?
As of 2021, Journalist Lu Parker is single. Talking about the relationship history of Lu. Lately, in 2009 she was in a relationship with Antonio Villaraigosa. He is the Mayor of Los Angels. Everyone including the KTLA family was unaware of this until 2009 May. Lu covered few stories on Villaraigosa to publicly announcing her relationship. They were very happy together but this happiness doesn’t last long cause they split in 2012.
Height, weight, and body measurement of Parker
Famous Journalist Lu Parker stands 5 feet and9 inches in height and has a moderate weight. There is no information about her exact weight, shoe size, and body measurement. By her attractive healthy physical appearance, hardworking and skilled in work, and charming personality attract every eye. Besides this, she is blessed with hazel eyes and brown hair color. She has 18.8k followers in her Instagram account.
Parker’s net worth and salary
As of 2021, the estimated net worth of the parker is $1.6 million. She earns a huge amount of fortune and gets massive fame through her successful Journalism career. Although she is rich, she prefers a modest lifestyle. The estimated salary of Parker is between $24,292, and $72,507 annually.