Sukanya Krishnan

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Birth Date August 19,1971
Full Name Sukanya Krishnan
Birth Name August 19, 1971
Profession News Anchor
Nationality American
Ethnicity Asian
Birth City Chennai
Birth Country India
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Married
Spouse Eric Schroeder
No Of Children 2
Height 175 cm
Weight 64 kg
Networth 3000000
Education New Dorp High School, Dickinson College
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Sukanya Krishnan is a six-time winner of the Emmy Awards TV host who has established herself as a well-known broadcasting journalist. She has worked for several TV channels shows such as Good Day Wake Up, Good Day New York on Fox 5 NY WNYW,  PIX Morning News on WPIX, and TV show Home Delivery.


She was born on August 19, 1971, in Chennai, India but grew up on Staten Island. As per her citizenship, she is American and belongs to Asian ethnicity. She attended New Dorp High School for her schooling and graduated from Dickinson College with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.

What is the Education level of Krishnan?

Krishnan attended and graduated from New Dorp High School, were among her classmates was Wu-Tang Clan member, Method Man. She then joined Dickinson College wherein 1993, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and was president of the senior class.

Married Life With Husband, Eric Schroeder

As of right now, the news anchor, who is 51 years old, and her husband, Eric Schroeder, are living in a happy and strong marriage. Eric is also not in show business. He has been a Caption for the New York Fire Department (FDNYT) since May 30, 2013.

Sukanya Krishnan is having dinner with her husband, Eric Schroeder, in a picture.
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Online sources say that Sukanya met her boyfriend Schroeder through a mutual friend when they were both working at the American magazine New York Magazine in the early 2000s. Then, they soon started dating, and after a few years of love and romance, they decided to take their relationship to the next level.

On September 17, 2007, the couple got married in a private ceremony, making the lover a lifelong partner. On their big day, their family and friends were there. The TV reporter also told everyone on the CW11 Morning News on September 17, 2007, that she was getting married to Eric. Since then, the couple has been together for more than a decade, and there have been no rumors of a divorce.


On August 8, 2001, Krishnan joined WPIX for the first time but left to become one of the four hosts of the syndicated TV show Home Delivery in late 2003. In 2005, Krishnan returned to the WB11 Morning News anchor chair which was later renamed CW11 Morning News and presently called PIX Morning News. For her representation of South Asians in the media, Krishnan has won numerous community service awards and many others from Indian American organizations. She won her first Emmy for On-Camera Achievement (News Anchor/Host) in 2006 from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Krishnan also became the first Indian American woman to work at a local network affiliate in the New York market.

Sukanya Krishnan PIX11 Leaving

Krishnan announced her final weeks as one of the station’s co-anchors on May 3, 2017, at the end of the PIX11 6-9 Morning News. She had her last day on-air on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

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Sukanya Krishnan Fox 5 

Krishnan joined Channel 5 at Fox News in mid-2017. She made her debut on Fox 5 at 4:30 am on August 21 alongside anchor Jennifer Lahmers. The pair replaced Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. The move was announced via the official Twitter account for Fox News 5 that the veteran anchor would join Jennifer Lahmers on the channel from their New York station WNYW.

Mother of Two, Kiran, and Shyla

Yes, the TV host, who is 5 feet 9 inches tall, has two beautiful children with her husband, Eric. On July 22, 2009, their first child, a son named Kiran Schroeder, was born. This was after they had been married for two years.

Picture: Sukanya Krishnan and Eric Schroeder Welcomes her Baby Girl Shyla Alexy Schroeder in 2013
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Sukanya went back to work at the Morning News on October 12, 2009, after giving birth to her son Kiran. On May 31, 2013, four years after having their first child, they had a daughter. Her name is Shyla Alexy Schroeder. Now, all four members of the family live together in Westchester County, New York.

What is the Net Worth of Sukanya?

Since she has been working in broadcasting for a few years, Sukanya Krishnan has made a lot of money. As of early 2022, her actual net worth and property details were still being looked into, but some reports said it was around $3 million. Her main source of income comes from her job as a news anchor.

Sukanya has worked for a lot of well-known TV channels and broadcasting companies, so she makes a lot of money for herself. She was one of the morning anchors for Good Day Wake Up with Jennifer Lahmers from 4:30 am to 7 am.

Sukanya Krishnan and Jennifer Lahmers work together at Good Day Wake Up.
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So, her salary could be anywhere between $62,000 – $100,000 per year. But she suddenly quit the Good Day Wake Up show in the first week of August 2019 for her own reasons. Since she makes so much money, she can afford to live in luxury.

How much is Sukanya Krishnan Height?

Krishnan stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

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