Renee Chenault Fattah Biography
Renee Chenault-Fattah is an American journalist and news anchor who worked for more than 25 years at the NBC10 News station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chenault-Fattah began her career in journalism in the early 1980s and worked as a reporter and anchor for several television stations before joining NBC10 in 1991.
Renee Chenault Fattah Age
Renée Yvette Chenault was born on 12 October, 1957, in Littleton, Colorado, U.S. She is [agecalc birthdate=1957-10-12]old.
Renee Fattah Parents
Fattah’s parents are John Chenault and Pamela Chenault. John Chenault is the chairman and CEO of American Express. Pamela Chenault is a philanthropist and community activist.
Chenault-Fattah earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied communications. She then went on to earn a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After practicing law for a brief period of time, she decided to pursue a career in journalism.
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Chenault is married as the third wife to Pennsylvania politician Chaka Fattah. The couple has a daughter named Chandler Fattah. Two and a half years prior to marrying Fattah, Chenault had a daughter named Cameron Chenault through artificial insemination.
Chenault is the stepmother to Frances (“Fran”) Fattah, and Chaka Fattah Jr., known as “Chip”.
Renee Chenault Fattah Divorce
She and her husband, Chaka Fattah, filed for divorce in 2016. The divorce was finalized in 2017.
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She began her career in journalism as an intern at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and worked as a reporter and anchor at several other television stations before joining NBC10 in 1991.
During her time at NBC10, Chenault Fattah co-anchored the station’s evening newscasts and also hosted the public affairs program “NBC10 @Issue.” She received numerous awards for her journalism, including several regional Emmy Awards and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.
In 2016, Chenault Fattah left NBC10 after her husband, Congressman Chaka Fattah, was convicted of federal corruption charges. She has since worked as a communications consultant and serves on several nonprofit boards, including the National Constitution Center and the Philadelphia School Partnership.
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A criminal case involving her husband, Chaka Fattah, made it difficult for her to continue as an anchor, and she went on to leave for seven months following his indictment. Finally, she left the station on February 24, 2016.
Although Chenault was mentioned in a business dealing of her husband’s, she was never charged with anything in connection with the activities that ultimately led to his conviction.
Chenault Fattah Net Worth |Salary
Chenault’s salary and net worth is not yet disclosed.