It is extremely disheartening to see racism prevail in the United States in 2020, with many issues like George Floyd’s death to the hand of a police officer looming in the media. Journalist cum television anchor Shannon Lanier was one of the millions who was disappointed with the racist behavior by the American cop and remained vocal on the issue ever since. Lanier might be a household name at CW39, but he isn’t limited to just that. His Twitter bio introduces himself as a veteran television host, social media influencer, and an author. So, today we bring you close to the net worth, career, and married life of the charismatic journalist.
Shannon LaNier’s Staggering Net Worth and Career
With works in television and book-writing, there is nothing that Shannon LaNier has to worry about his finances. Specifically, he possesses a staggering net worth of $1 million as of June 2020. He currently works as a Morning Show Anchor for CW39 under the Tribune Media, after joining the network in October 2018. In the network, he hosts a live 3-hour morning show, which can be seen on other Local television at Houston.
Besides CW39, LaNier hosts the daily International Arise News show titled ‘Arise Entertainment 360’ as the main host. Furthermore, he is also a reporter at RNN-T, Fios1 News from 2016 to present. Similarly, in the past, he acquired experience from Black Enterprise, RNN-TV, and CBS News. As a teenager, Shannon embarked on his career with a first television job on ‘Real Exchange,’ an Emmy Award-winning talk show.
Besides the on-camera works, LaNier is also a professional author. One of his best books was ‘Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family,’ which follows his journey to uncover the history behind Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings.
Shannon LaNier’s Blissful Married Life
While Shannon LaNier communicates all the world happenings to the audience via television, he is quite secretive about his personal life. Interestingly, he was fortunate enough to replicate his professional life success into his romantic life as he is blissfully married. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend from college, Chandra. He often shares pictures with his beloved wife on his official Instagram handle.
LaNier couldn’t be happier with his personal life as he and his wife Chandra started a family with three children. In fact, the love birds have three adorable daughters named Madison LaNier, McKenzie LaNier, and Carter LaNier. The happy family of five reside at Shannon’s lavish mansion-like house in Houston.
Shannon LaNier’s Early Life
It is no new news on how Shannon LaNier prefers to keep a low-profile of his personal life. The Global television host never disclosed any details about his childhood or family background. However, we do know that he always wanted to feature on television as a journalist reporting the latest happenings around the world, and thankfully he achieved his dream with perfection.
Regarding education, Shannon LaNier graduated from Kent State University with a MA & BS degree in Media Management and Electronic Media Production in 2003. Whenever he is free from work, he loves spending time with his family and traveling around new places.
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