Dawn Stensland-Mendte Biography

(Talk Show Host, News Anchor)

More about the relationship

Dawn Stensland-Mendte has been married to her boyfriend Larry Mendte since 2000. Before marriage, she dated him for a short period of time.

They have two sons named Michael David. She is also a step-mom to Mendte’s two children, Stacia and Jonathan, from his previous relationship.

As for now, she has been living happily with her husband and children. Furthermore, she has no past relationships, linkups, and breakups.

Relationship Facts of Dawn Stensland-Mendte

  • Dawn Stensland-Mendte is married to Larry Mendte.
  • She is mother of 2 (Michael, David).
  • Dawn Stensland-Mendte is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Dawn Stensland-Mendte?

Dawn Stensland-Mendte is an American television talk show host and news anchor for WJLP-TV and WPHT 1210 AM.

Likewise, she has been a TV spokesperson for Dreambaby child safety products, manufactured by the Australian Company Tee-Zed.

Dawn Stensland-Mendte: Birth Facts, Early Life

Dawn Stensland-Mendte was born on June 15, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. As of 2022, she will be celebrating her 58th birthday.

Mendte has never disclosed anything regarding her parents. Likewise, she seems to be the only daughter of her parents as she has not talked about any of them.

She along with her family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina, and finally settled in Farmington, Minnesota.

She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is unknown. Regarding her education, she graduated from Farmington High School.

Later, she earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Minnesota and became the president of the school’s Society of Professional Journalists chapter.

Career, Professional Life

Before coming to WJLP-TV and WPHT 1210 AM, she first worked at CBS Saturday Morning as a host. Prior to this, she started her television career at KSTP-TV Minneapolis. After that, she worked on WREX-TV and WKOW-TV at KDKA-TV share she began hosting Capitol City Sunday.

Moreover, she also became the main anchor at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Florida, WBBM-TV in Chicago, and WKYC-TV in Cleveland. Currently, she is a spokesperson for Dreambaby child safety products, manufactured by the Australian Company Tee-Zed.

Since then she has been continuously doing that work with greater dedication and immense passion. As she is a big fan of sports, she might change her anchor role to sports news reporter, if she would be given a chance in the near future.

Salary, Net Worth, Income

Dawn earns a hefty amount from her profession. Likewise, Dawn Stensland-Mendte has an estimated net worth of over $4M.

Rumors and Controversies

Her husband Larry Mendte once co-anchored at KYW-TV with Alycia Lane about her dismissal from her job for striking a New York City woman police officer and calling her a “dyke bitch” in December 2007. Lane filed a case against Mendte to the FBI mentioning he was surfing at her emails.

Mendte later admitted to a physical romance with Lane while his wife was going through a difficult pregnancy. Their romance came to an end when his wife found racy emails from Lane to Mendte.

Due to the issue of Larry Mendte and Alycia Lane, Dawn Stensland-Mendte was eventually dragged into a major controversy that made headlines on the front page of news in Philadelphia.

Anyway, she got a positive response for r her courage and for standing by her husband’s side.

Dawn Stensland-Mendte: Body Stats, Hair and Eye Color

Dawn Stensland-Mendte stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs moderate. She has black hair and hazel color eyes. Besides this, there is no information regarding her other body measurements.

Social Media Profiles

Dawn Stensland is highly active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has over 2.1k followers on Facebook, over 1.2k followers on Instagram, and over 5.2k followers on Twitter.


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