Quick Facts of Demetria Kalodimos
- Full Name: Demetria Kalodimos
- Gender: Female
- Birth Country: USA
- Ethnicity: White
- Married Date: October 11, 2008
- Children: No
- Father: Mike Kalodimos
- Birth Name: Demetria Kalodimos
- Date of Birth: 1960
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Spouse: Verlon Thompson
- Marital Status: Married
Demetria Kalodimos, the 16-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, is a longtime TV news host who was a longstanding reporter on WSMV-TV, an NBC affiliate in Nashville. She used to show at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on weeknight broadcasts and worked for over 30 years becoming WSMV’s longest-serving anchor.
Kalodimos recently gained huge media attention after she sued WSMV in 2018 for age and gender discrimination. She settled the lawsuit recently in January 2020.
Demetria Kalodimos Age and Childhood
Demetria was born in around 1960 in Morton Grove, Illinois, U.S. She is 60 years old as of 2020. Her father’s name is Mike Kalodimos. She holds an American nationality. Kalodimos studied B.S. in music at Illinois Wesleyan University and later graduated with an M.S. degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Who is Demetria Kalodimos’ Husband?
Kalodimos is currently married to her husband Verlon Thompson, a country singer/songwriter. The couple tied the knot on October 11, 2008, and is in a marital relationship for more than a decade. Their marriage ceremony was held at Thompson’s cabin in Fernvale, Tennesse. Demetria and her partner Verlon first met in 2000 and Demetria was the one who asked to marry. She talked to him in the club hallway and asked for a date.
The two dated for about eight years before getting married. The couple is still together even after being together for around two decades. The couple currently resides in a barn in Fernvale, Tennesse.
Kalodimos previously married James Mauries. The couple tied the know in 1984 in Chicago and separated after more than a decade in the late 1990s. Her former husband sued her for divorce mentioning that she threatened to kill if he left her.
What is her Net worth and Salary?
Demetria has not revealed her salary and net worth. However, she worked at WSMV for more than three decades and made good earnings. Her annual salary from the network was several thousand dollars. She recently settled a lawsuit with WSMV and might have received some money as compensation. Her net worth is less than $1 Million dollars.