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Elizabeth Anne Vargas AKA Elizabeth Vargas was born on 6th September 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States of America which makes Elizabeth Vargas age of 54 years old now. She is the daughter of Puerto Rican father Rafael Ralf Vargas and Irish American mother Anne Vargas. Her father is a colonel in the U.S. Army. During her young age, she moved from post to post in Germany and Belgium with her family. Vargas is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity but her religion is unknown. As soon as she completed her high school education, she studied at the University of Missouri in Columbia and achieved her bachelor’s degree majoring in journalism. At the university, she made her debut in broadcast journalism as an anchor and reporter for NBC affiliate KOMU TV.
By profession, Elizabeth Vargas is an American television journalist, anchor, and correspondent. While Vargas was working at WBBM TV, an affiliate of CBS in Chicago, Illinois, a senior vice president of ABC, Phyllis McGrady said that Elizabeth is one of the most flexible talents I've ever worked with. She could do interviews, and do hour-long specials that make you think, and then she'll do a great interview with P. Diddy. She is versatile. She served in WBBM TV for four years at Chicago and then went to work for NBC News as a correspondent for Dateline NBC and a sub anchor for Today in the year 1993. Elizabeth Vargas age was 31 years old then. In June 1996, she joined Good Morning America as a newsreader. In November 2003, she also became an anchor of WNT Saturday and got an opportunity to develop specials for primetime. But did not work for the longer period as, in May 2004, she became a co-anchor of 20/20.
Since Connie Chung, Vargas was the first woman to anchor a network evening newscast in the U.S. and the first national evening news anchor of Puerto Rican and Irish American heritage. Vargas is proud to be an ABC special reporter in which she asked why the Laci Peterson case merited more attention than two other similar cases, one involving a black woman and the other involving a Hispanic woman. She also covered the story based on the book The Da Vinci Code and the role of Mary Magdalene, helped fuel a nationwide religious debate. According to her, for centuries Mary Magdalene has been portrayed as a prostitute by the church despite evidence to the contrary. She questioned the strictly limited role of women within the church. In the year 1999 she won an Emmy Award for her coverage of the Elian Gonzalez story, and in the year 1998, she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her 20/20 investigation into the wrongful conviction of Betty Tyson. In late 2013, Elizabeth Vargas rehab news was the hot topic in the town. According to Elizabeth Vargas bio, on 6th November 2013, ABC confirmed a New York Daily News story that she was undergoing treatment for alcoholism. Vargas second rehab admission was on 24th January 2014 which described herself as an alcoholic. Vargas was later introduced to Transcendental Meditation in 2014 by fellow ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos.
Who is Elizabeth Vargas husband?
Talking about Elizabeth Vargas married life; she dated with Marc Cohn for three years and tied their knot on 20th July 2002. Elizabeth Vargas husband Cohn is a singer and song writer. After she got married, the couple was blessed with two beautiful sons named as Zachary Raphael Cohn and Samuel Wyatt Cohn. Elizabeth Vargas husband was previously married and had two children namely Max and Emily. Everything was going well between the couple until the late of 2014. On August 2014, there is shocking news about Elizabeth Vargas divorce. Entertainment Tonight reported that Cohn and Vargas were divorcing after 12 years of marriage. More details on Elizabeth Vargas bio can be obtained from the demanded site Wikipedia and various social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.