Facts of Demetria Obilor
|Full Name:||Demetria Obilor|
|Age:||29 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||March 29, 1991|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Ethnicity:||Nigerian, German, Lithuanian, Russian|
|Education:||University of Kansas|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
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Relationship Statistics of Demetria Obilor
|What is Demetria Obilor marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|Is Demetria Obilor having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Demetria Obilor lesbian ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Demetria is single. She is very focused on her career as of now. She has not revealed anything about her relationship status in interviews or in her social media sites. Moreover, there is no information about her past affairs.
- 1 Who is Demetria Obilor?
- 2 Demetria Obilor: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity
- 3 Education: School/College, University
- 4 Demetria Obilor: Professional Life, Career
- 5 Demetria Obilor: Net Worth, Salary
- 6 Body Measurements: Height, Weight
- 7 Response to Body shaming
- 8 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Who is Demetria Obilor?
Demetria Obilor is an American journalist, traffic anchor, and TV personality. She is best known for her time at WFAA when she stood up against body shaming for which she gained support from celebrities including Chance the Rapper, Meghan McCain, etc.
Demetria Obilor: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity
Demetria Obilor was born in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, on 29th March 1991. As of 2020, her age is 29. She has not revealed the identities of her parents but it is known that her father is Nigerian and her mother comes from a German-Lithuanian-Russian background.
She has three siblings, her three brothers, Uzoma, Ikkena, and Kelechi. Demetria is very close with her brothers and her parents. She spent her childhood days with her brothers in Kansas and Las Vegas.
Her family lived in Kansas City for a while before moving to Las Vegas in 2005 when she was 14 years old. Her ethnicity is Nigerian, German, Lithuanian, Russian.
Education: School/College, University
Talking about her education, she attended Johnson County Community College in Kansas for a year in 2009 before transferring to the University of Kansas. From there, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Broadcast Journalism in December 2012.
While studying at the University of Kansas, she already started her journalism career. She worked at the NBC affiliate in Kansas City as a production tech. After graduation, she continued working there and got a promotion and became the traffic reporter for their morning news.
Demetria Obilor: Professional Life, Career
Demetria Obilor started her career in journalism from her college days. She worked at the NBC affiliate in Kansas City as a production tech. After graduation, she continued working there and got a promotion and became the traffic reporter for their morning news.
In 2013, she transitioned from being a production technician at KHSB-TV to a traffic reporter. Since then, she has worked for news stations in Dallas (WFAA) and Las Vegas (KLAS-TV).
In July 2014, she landed the job of an anchor for CBS’s Channel 8 in Las Vegas. While working there, she also hosted and produced a popular social media segment called, “Trending now’ in addition to a franchised segment, ‘What’s Driving You Crazy?’
In October 2017, Demetria joined WFAA’s Channel 8 morning show, ‘Day Break’ as the Traffic Ensemble Anchor. In addition to her traffic duties, she also hosted a segment on social media titled, ‘Speed Feed.’ After working for two years, in October 2019, she left Channel 8.
Demetria is also a successful host. In 2015, she hosted the Beauty In, Beauty Out (BIBO) Awards at Las Vegas. Moreover, she has also hosted McDonald’s Green for Grads event, Cyril Wengert Elementary’s Reading Rangers, DeLaSalle High School’s 9th Annual Pumpkin Patch Event, Eskew’s Fine Jewelers at St. John LaLande’s 15th annual Christmas Holiday Auction, and also a youth radio show titled ‘Generation Rap for KPRS Hot103 Jamz’.
Demetria Obilor: Net Worth, Salary
Demetria Obilor has an estimated net worth of around $200k. Her main source of income is her career as a journalist. Her annual salary is estimated at around $83 k.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Demetria stands at a height of around 5 feet 4 inches. She weighs around 62 kg. Her shoe size is 8 (US) and her dress size is 6 (US). She has an attractive curvy figure but she has not revealed the measurements for her breasts, waist, and hips. Her hair color is black and she has dark brown eyes.
Response to Body shaming
In November 2017, Demetria was subject to a viral post by Jan Shedd. She vocally protested her for her choice of clothing on Facebook.
The Nov. 1 comment read,
“Has anyone seen Channel 8’s new morning traffic reporter? She’s a size 16/18 woman in a size 6 dress, and she looks ridiculous. I understand that when I watch Channel 8 I’m going to get biased reporting and political correctness, but clearly they have taken complete leave of their senses. I’m not going to watch Channel 8 anymore.”
Her response to the comment was very strong and became viral soon,
“I’m not a 16/18, but even if I was, for you to try to call out my size like that to hurt me or discriminate against me, I’m not for that”.
She also had previously shared a screenshot of an email from a viewer who said her natural hairstyle must be hard to clean and smell bad. The star rapper, ‘Chance the Rapper’ retweeted a post about her, and Meghan McCain thanked her for “speaking out against body shaming”.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
The journalist is active on social media sites. She has around 164.7k followers on Twitter and around 160k followers on Facebook. Her Instagram account has around 693k followers.