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Elizabeth Vargas

Elizabeth Vargas is a American television journalist who is an anchor for the national network channel ABC. She is a host for ABC’s popular and long running program 20/20. She is also called upon by the network for their ABC News specials. Working for 20/20 means that Elizabeth is well respected in the journalism world because 20/20 has broken many important news pieces throughout its history on television.

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Elizabeth graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Dedicating herself to the craft of journalism by going to college for it made Elizabeth well prepared for her future career in the field. With all of her studies, she would not be at risk of being incompetent when it came to the real world. Elizabeth converted her knowledge from college into a job an anchor and reporter for KOMU-TV. The job marked her debut into the broadcast world. She is best known for anchoring Good Morning America. Her job on the popular show lasted 18 long years spanning from 1996 to 2014. With almost 20 years on a high profile network show, it made sense for ABC to hire her for their flagship 20/20 news program. Elizabeth also got to flex her journalism muscles on World News Tonight.

The brainy and beautiful reporter married singer-songwriter Marc Cohn on July, 20, 2002. The couple had been dating for three years before deciding to commit to each other with marriage. Elizabeth was introduced to Marc, the Grammy Award winning folk rock singer-songwriter and musician by tennis star Andre Agassi at the 1999 US open. It was the convergence of multiple sides of the entertainment world. In this scenario, you had a top tennis star introduce a Grammy award winning musician to a network journalism actor. Elizabeth and Marc gave birth to two children. Their sons, Zachary Raphael Cohn was born on January 31, 2003 and Samuel Wyath Cohn was born on August 16, 2006. The two boys are fortunate that both their parents are wealthy and public figures. Elizabeth’s net worth alone is estimated at $3 million and her salary is $750K per year. This is not counting Marc’s net worth which combined with Elizabeth would make them a very wealthy family.

Elizabeth had a colorful and romantic dating life prior to her marriage with Marc Cohn. She had a couple of relationships before her ever meeting Marc Cohn. Elizabeth has two stepchildren, Emily and Max, from Marc’s previous relationships. The couple has not been divorced but experienced a tragic accident when Cohn was shot during a carjacking incident in Denver, Colorado. Some assume that the stress from the incident might have put a strain on Elizabeth and Marc’s marriage. However, the opposite was true as their marriage vows and unconditional love saved Marc who successfully made a full recovery from the shooting.

Elizabeth’s relationships before Marc were with very high profile men. Vargas had a romantic affair with famous actor, Michael Douglas. The couple shared some quality time romancing and shared sizzling chemistry in the 1990’s. However, Michael Douglas ended the affair with Elizabeth as he began dating New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. Elizabeth had to accept that a relationship with an actor would be intense but short lived because that was just how the typical actor operated.

According to the biography of the late legendary baseball player Joe Di Maggio, no other women ever replaced the love and passion he had for the beautiful actress Marilyn Monroe but Elizabeth Vargas may have come close. Joe had a crush on Elizabeth and she brightened his final years as he was absolutely smitten by Elizabeth. Joe was an elder senior citizen but he still had enough charm to attract a beautiful woman like Elizabeth. They engaged in a small affair before his death in 1999. Elizabeth was his final love, an accomplishment no other woman can claim. They were introduced to each other by a mutual friend and shared a comfortable relationship with numerous dinners and romantic meetings.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 6 Sep, 1962
Age: 57 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Paterson
Education: University of Missouri
Gender: Female
Description: American female television journalist
Twitter Id: EVargasABC
Spouse: Marc Cohn[2002-2014]
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Last Modified: Apr 20 2020
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