Dana King Biography
Dana King is an American broadcast journalist and Sculptor. She served as an anchor for San Francisco Columbia Broadcasting System Affiliate KPIX. King left KPIX in 2012 to pursue her passion for sculpting and art.
Her outdoor sculpture commemorating the Montgomery bus boycott is on display at Montgomery’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice.
Dana King’s Age and Birthday
Dana is 62 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7 March 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Dana celebrates her birthday on 7 March every year.
Dana King Height and Weight
King stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches. She has a weight of 90 kilograms. However, her body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Dana King’s Family, Parents, and Siblings
Dana was born and raised by her parents in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. She has kept a low profile when it comes to her personal life. She has not revealed any details about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Dana King Husband
King is married to Footballer Linden Keith King. King was a linebacker in the NFL for thirteen seasons. However, it is not known if she has any children as there is no information about them which is disclosed. We will let you know when the information is available.
Dana King Education
Dana graduated from Ferris State University. However, details about where she went to high school are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Dana King Career
On December 7, 2012, King announced her departure as a CBS San Francisco news anchor. Although her departure gave her more time to pursue her art career, she began her career while also working as a news anchor for KPIX-TV (CBS 5). King intended to pursue her passion for art and sculpting in the time following her departure. King considered sculpting to be her “third career,” explaining that art and sculpture were her true passion and calling. Sculpture, charcoal drawing, and oil painting are among the mediums used by King.
Throughout her artistic career, King has been known for her sculptures and community projects that aim to convey a political message. One of King’s most well-known sculptures is an outdoor memorial to the women who led and sustained the Montgomery bus boycott. This sculpture is on display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, which opened in 2018. A teacher, a grandmother, and a pregnant woman standing in a triangular formation in this sculpture. Furthermore, King used her journalism knowledge to portray these women as if they were from 1950s Alabama.
In 2016, King created a sculpture, entitled A Man for the People, dedicated to William Byron Rumford, the first African American member of the California State Assembly elected from Northern California, in 1948. The art piece was the first in Berkeley, California to honor an African American. On October 13, 2018, members of the Oakland community began painting a mural near a local homeless encampment with the theme “Oakland for all of us” in Oakland, California. King made this mural project possible by donating space from the building she owns on East 12th Street and 13th Avenue. King donated the wall in the hopes of bringing the community together and raising awareness about political change.
Dana King’s Net worth and Salary
King earns an annual salary of $ 75,449. Which she has acquired in her successful career as a broadcast journalist and Sculptor. She has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.
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