Sade Baderinwa Biography
Sade Baderinwa (born: Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa) is an American Emmy award-winning news anchor and actress who was born on April 14, 1969. She serves as a news anchor at New York’s WABC Channel 7.
Sade attended the University of Maryland, College Park.
Sade Baderinwa Age
Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa was born on April 14, 1969, in Baltimore, Maryland. She is 50 years old as of 2019.
Sade Baderinwa Parents
Sade holds a mixed ethnicity being born to a Nigerian father and German mother. She was adopted by an American-African family after being abandoned by her family at a a young age. She has however maintained contact with her biological father who resides in Nigeria.
Sade Baderinwa Husband
Sade keeps her personal life very private. She has not disclosed any information on her dating life be it, her husband or boyfriend.
Sade Baderinwa Boyfriend
There were rumors that Sade had an affair with a Baltimore politician and lawyer Martin J.O Malley. The two have not denied or confirmed the claims.
Sade Baderinwa Kids
There is no available information on Sade’s children or her ever getting children.
Sade Baderinwa Career
Baderinwa joined WABC in 2003 after a stint in her hometown of Baltimore. There, she anchored the news on WBAL-TV for nearly three years. She replaced Roz Abrams, who left in 2003 to take over the 5 and 11 p.m. anchor duties at WCBS-TV.
Baderinwa anchors the weekday 5 p.m. editions of Eyewitness News alongside Diana Williams. She was also the anchor of the noon broadcasts before being promoted to 5 p.m. On October 27, 2006, she appeared on The View as a guest co-host. She replaced Liz Cho on the 11 p.m. news with Bill Ritter in May 2011. Cho left that slot to anchor the new WABC 4 p.m newscast, which then debuted due to the departure of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Sade continues to anchor the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. news.
Sade Baderinwa Lori Stokes
Sade replaced Lori Stokes in the noon newscast in 2003 who had been removed for a short time.
Sade Baderinwa Salary | Net Worth
Despite Sade serving on television for a long and having a successful career, her net worth and salary are not yet disclosed.
Sade Baderinwa Accident
While she was preparing a report on a location in Hackensack, New Jersey about flooding on July 23, 2004, she was struck by a hit and run driver who went through police lines. Baderinwa went through multiple surgeries and months of recovery and physical therapy. She eventually returned to Eyewitness News on December 13, 2004.
Sade Baderinwa Concussion
Sade was diagnosed with a significant concussion in October 2017. She shared the experience on her Facebook page. She was a passenger and they got rear-ended at a red light at Columbus Circle. A few days after the incident, she began a downward spiral. She couldn’t get out of bed, she was attacked by migraines which grew more and more intense.
The doctor advised her to just relax her brain with no cellphone, computer, or radio. She had had double vision, was nauseous, and was dizzy. This is the time that she was now diagnosed with a significant concussion. Two weeks later, she thought that she felt better and called into work but developed debilitating sensitivity to light and sound.
Sade Baderinwa Foundation
Sade was the founder of a program at Channel 7 studios on the Upper West Side for the 9th annual ‘Get Reel with your Dreams’ program on March 13, 2017. WABC hosted young people who were thinking about careers in television and film to give them advice on how to break into the industry.
Sade led a panel discussion with successful professionals, including our own Josh Einiger, Sandy Kenyon, and also Ryan Field. The participants took part in workshops and got tips from the pros on everything from conducting interviews to camera work.