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OccupationJournalist
Networth$1 million
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristian
EducationHoly Trinity High SchoolNassau Community College, the University of Dayton. New York Institute of Technology.
Place of birthLong Island, United States of America

An Emmy Award-winning journalist, Carol Silva is famous for making her appearance on News 12 Long Island, America's first 24-hour regional news channel. She is the current morning and midday Edition anchor at News 12 Long Island.

As of 2019, Carol Silva so far has an estimated net worth of $1 million and her average annual salary is reported to be around $65,000. The resident of Long Islander, Silva currently resides with her family.

What is Carol Silva's Net Worth and Earnings?

As of 2019, Carol Silva has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. Further, her annual salary is reported to be in the range between $55,000-$65,000. These calculations are based on Silva's professional journey with News 12 Long Island Network.

Did you know, an average salary for the News 12 Long Island employees is around $72,000 per year? Further, she has earned a pretty decent amount of income from her journalism career.

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Carol Silva and her husband own a beautiful house in Long Island, which is assumed to have a market place of over $800,000.


CAPTION: Carol Silva's House in Long Island

SOURCE: Facebook

In addition, Carol Silva has a decent lifestyle, she doesn't spend her earnings on expensive materials. Well, we can say that her salary and net worth will increase even more, given her active professional career. 

Carol Silva Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children

Don't you wanna know how is Carol Silva's married relationship? Well, Silva is a married woman and is living happily with her husband. Till the date, there haven't been any rumors of the couple getting divorced. 

Together, they have been blessed with a son and a daughter. She was active as a mother to her children in their early days but have grown quite well now.

As a loving and caring mother, Silva trained her son to play football and was the Girl's Scout leader for her daughter. Additionally, Silva is very concerned with music. She loves blues music and is a huge fan of Eric Clapton.

Silva has not mentioned her husband's name on social sites and even her children's name. As of now, her followers are more than 4.89k on Instagram, 5.9k on Twitter, and her Facebook page has been followed by 9.06k people. 

Carol Silva Early Life, Birth sign, and Education

Carol Silva birthdate is August 12, which marks her star sign as Leo. A native of Long Island, she was raised in Hicksville, U.S.A. His father, Tony Silva was a military Army and has Carol has two brothers.

She attended the Holy Trinity High School and graduated from Nassau Community College. Silva also joined the University of Dayton and New York Institue of Technology for her higher education.

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During her time at college, Silva was pulled back to New York after she was invited for her first job at WBAB in Babylon. Later, she graduated magna cum laude from New York Institute of Technology.

Carol Silva Professional Career

Having anchoring experience since her college days, Silva served WGBB in Merrick for a long period of time. She then became a part of WGSM in Huntington and WLIR in Hempstead. Soon after, she joined WOR, WKTU Radio in New York. Silva also worked for WNBC, the RKO Radio Network, and WNET-PBS Television.

Carol is also an author, who writes a monthly column for Long Island Woman Magazine, which calls her “everyone’s favorite Long Island neighbor.” Carol is honored to be in the neighborhood!

News 12 Long Island

Carol Silva joined News 12 Long Island as a field reporter for first four months. After working for about a week, Silva began working as an anchor and since then she has been working for the same post. She has gained three Emmy Awards, more than thirty press awards, press clubs, the Long Island Coalition for Fair Broadcasting award and Regional Cable Ace.

Know about Carol Silva's Awards and Achievements

The talented and beautiful anchor, Carol Silva has a long list of awards and honors, which she earned because of her skills. She has been presented with numerous prestigious awards and honors.

Silva was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate and saluted by the Long Island Congressional Delegation when named one of “The Top 50 Women on Long Island” by Long Island Business News.


CAPTION: Carol Silva, Honorary Degree Recipient and Emmy Award-winning anchor at NYIT Class of 2018

SOURCE: Twitter/NYIT

Carol was also voted for 'Best Local TV Reporter' by The Long Island Press Newspaper. She was named the Media Member of the Year Award from the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island.

After being around 10 years as her children’s soccer coach and her daughter’s Girl Scout leader, The Girl Scouts of America honored her volunteer work with their distinguished “Juliette Low Award.”

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Carol was named a PTA Board Member at her children’s schools, and as a veteran high school rower and competitive swimmer herself, she was on the Board of Directors for her daughter’s High School Crew Team. The Catholic Archdiocese of New York, awarded her for TRISCORT Award, saying she “spreads optimism, faith, and hope in her daily work as a journalist.”

As a Mexican American, Carol has been named Long Island Hispanic of the Year by the Suffolk County Police Department and deemed a Hispanic role model by the Nassau County Hispanic Cultural Association.

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Carol has also worked as the honorary chairwoman for the United Way, the Arthritis Foundation, Helen Keller Services for the Blind and for the March of Dimes which named her a "Woman of Distinction.”

Carol Silva facts and Body Measurements

Here are some of the interesting facts of Carol Silva, a famous anchor of News 12 channel!

  • Birthdate: August 12
  • Birthplace: Long Island
  • Star Sign: Leo
  • Net Worth: $1 million
  • Salary: $65,000
  • Body Measurements: 33-26-32 inches
  • Breast size: 33B
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches ( 1.64 m)
  • Weight: 54 kgs ( 119.05m)
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair color: Brown
Updated On Thu Apr 20 2017 Published On Thu Apr 20 2017 By rajan

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