Lou Canellis Biography, Age, Education, Salary, Wife

Lou Canellis Biography

Lou Canellis is an American Journalist who is the veteran of Chicago’s broadcasting scene. He is the host of Bears GameDay Live. Since his childhood, he was a sports enthusiast, and following his graduation from Loyola, he started anchoring sports in Chicago.

He served as a play by play announcer for ESPN TV and currently works at FOX 32 News as a sports anchor.

Lou Canellis Age

Canellis was born on February 19, 1982, in Oak Lawn. He is 36 years old as of 2019.

Lou Canellis Education

Canellis then went to the College of Arts and Sciences and attended Loyola’s radio and television communication program. As per wiki, for nine semesters, he reported sports at WLUW Radio during the newscasts.

Lou Canellis Salary

As per SimplyHired, FOX News anchor earns the average salary of $63,455 per year. Given his stint at FOX 32 News as a sports anchor since 2010, Lou is likely collecting some lucrative amount of payrolls.

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Lou Canellis Wife/ Family

FOX News sports anchor Lou Canellis and his wife Monica have a goal to help the childless couple who doesn’t have kids. The couple knew that Monica couldn’t bear her biological child on her own and as a woman, she became emotional to accept her fate. When they went towards the hospital in the hope to adopt a child, the fertility doctors encouraged them for surrogacy, not for adoption.

The childless couple had a sense of relief after they knew about surrogacy and did gestational surrogacy. The surrogate mother became ready to carry the baby using a donor egg and Lou’s sperm. With the help of a gestational surrogate, Lou and his wife Monica welcomed their baby girl named Georgia Kailani Canellis in May 2018. They prefer to call their little bundle of joy with a name of ‘Gia.’

The sportscaster is a proud father and often gushes about his little daughter on social media. During the late January 2019 when Pizza Hut used the adorable little Gia in its national advertisement, Lou became gratified towards his first born child who is the ‘official pizza of the Super Bowl.’

He and Monica are married since June 2005. During his decade anniversary on 11 June 2015, the Oak Lawn native shared their wedding throwback picture and labeled his wife as his ‘partner in crime, best friend, and soulmate.’ Lou gushed that the couple went through life struggles and his wife had shown him what it means to be a partner.

His wife Monica worked in the real estate business and served as an executive assistant in the music industry. She was referred to as a social planner, and the Chicago native returned to her hometown from Atlanta setting the groundwork for real estate. The real estate developer has involved herself in social and charitable organizations like ‘Stimulus Social Club.’ With Lou and her daughter Gia, the family-of-three are residing in the Museum Park area of the South Loop.

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WFLD-Ch. 32 lead sports anchor Lou Canellis and his wife, Monica, last month paid $930,000 for a three-bedroom condo on the 12th floor of a 26-story South Loop tower, and they also have sold their longtime condo in a different building in the South Loop for $675,000.

A veteran of Chicago’s broadcasting scene, Canellis, 50, joined Fox 32 in 2010 and later that year became the station’s main sports anchor.

Canellis’ new 2,319-square-foot condo in the South Loop had been listed for as much as $1.23 million and most recently was available for $1.05 million. Monica Canellis, who is a broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff, represented the couple in the purchase.

Features include northeast views of Lake Michigan, three baths, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom built-ins, a large marble master bath, a split bedroom floor plan, and a fully upgraded kitchen with granite countertops, a full backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. The sale price also included three garage spaces.

Also last month, Canellis and his wife sold their 17th-floor condo in a private transaction. The couple paid $637,500 for that unit in 2006.

Canellis did not respond to requests for comment.

Lou Canellis Cubs In Mesa

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The Cubs haven’t played a game yet this year, but they’ve already hit a home run with some kids from the Chicago area.

Nine children with serious health issues were headed to Arizona Tuesday to join the Cubs at spring training camp.
The kids and their families took off from O’Hare, kicking off a “Kids, Cubs and Cactus” road trip.

“It’s really a dream come true for her and a dream come true for us,” said Dan Greyson

Dan and Olivia Greyson are among the patients and parents from Advocate Children’s Hospital who say baseball truly is the best medicine.

“I’m really excited and I really can’t wait to meet all the Cubs players,” Olivia said.

FOX 32: Who do you really want to see?

“Kris Bryant,” Olivia said.

“It’s incredible. The fact she gets to do something like this is unbelievable. And to be able to see them the year after they win the World Series?” Dan said.

Saida Trznadel, 11, couldn’t believe it when she learned she’d be meeting the Cubs.

“First I thought my parents were teasing me because they tease me so much. I was like, ha, good one. What? And then I started freaking out. I’m like what?” Saida said.

The Cubs and American Airlines are picking up the tab for the trip: 35 people, including the kids, their parents, some nurses and even a doctor.

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