If you are a regular viewer of The View on ABC, then you have not only seen Paula Faris, you know her well. The TV correspondent was a co-correspondent on the news programs World News Now and America This Morning on
In 2014 she was promoted to co-host of Good Morning America Weekend. After that, Faris became the permanent co-host of The View – another talk show that airs on ABC.
Paula is the wife of John Krueger, regional manager of Marcus & Millichap (real estate company), and mother of three lovely children. More information about the news presenter can be found below.
John Krueger’s Wife Paula Faris Bio
Although there is little information online about the reporter’s biography, we know that she was born on October 26, 1975, and is of half Lebanese descent, as her paternal grandfather was born in Lebanon.
Paula Faris grew up in Jackson, Michigan, and attended the Jackson Christian School. For her university education, she attended Cedarville University, where she earned a degree in radio and television with a focus on television production.
While at Cedarville University, she worked behind the scenes at a local cable company. After graduating in 1997, she moved to Columbus, Ohio, where she kept several jobs to make ends meet. She worked at a video production agency, then at Arby’s, and cleaned apartments.
Soon she quit her job at the video production agency and moved to an advertising company. After a few months, she left the company and went to Dayton where she became a substitute teacher. Still interested in the news, Faris went from one TV station to another looking for an opportunity, and after a while, she got a job as a production assistant at a local NBC subsidiary – WKEF/WRGT.
She also worked as a production assistant, reporting and presenting occasionally. Between 2002 and 2005 she hosted weekend and weekday sports on WCPO TV in Cincinnati.
After her contract expired, she worked as a sports reporter and presenter for WMAQ-TV Chicago (another NBC subsidiary) before joining ABC in 2012, where she co-hosted World News Now and America This Morning.
During this time she was on assignment and occasionally temped for Good Morning America. She was soon appointed correspondent for all ABC news programs in New York.
After Bianna Golodryga left for Yahoo News in 2014, ABC News announced the promotion of Paula Faris to weekend co-correspondent of Good Morning America. In 2015, she joined The View as a co-host for season 19. The following year, her contract was renewed for season 20, and she is still the talk show host.
Faris was nominated for the following awards;
- 2016 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show host.
- 2017 Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
- 2018 Entertainment Talk Show Presenter for Outstanding Entertainment.
The salary of the journalist, presenter, and TV correspondent is estimated at $565,000 and her net worth at $1 million. Her income comes mainly from her work as a media personality.
Her Husband, Kids, Family
Paula Faris has been married to John Kruger since 2000. The couple met during their time at the University of Cedarville. John was on the basketball team, while Paula was part of the university’s broadcast team at their games, and this is how they actually met.
Faris was two years ahead in the class, so she graduated in 2007 and John graduated two years later, and in 2000 the knot was tied. Their connection is blessed with three children – Caroline Grace, born in 2007, JJ Kruger, born in 2009, and Landon, who arrived in January 2014).
Faris describes her husband as her greatest supporter. In an interview with CBN, she said Kruger encouraged her at every stage of her career and gave her emotional support, especially when she was stressed or having a bad day.
She lives with her family in Westchester County.
Other Facts To Note About Paula Faris
Faris is a Christian and speaks openly about her faith. In an interview with CBN News, she talks about the challenges of working in the secular news industry and the grace to overcome them.
She visits the Hillsong Church in New York with her family. According to her, it is difficult for her and her husband to be fully involved due to their very busy schedules, but they visit her every Sunday. She also added that her children are involved in the ministry of the children there.
Paula stands 4 inches (163 cm) at 1.5 meters, weighs 59 kg (129 pounds), and her body measurements are 37-26-37 inches. She is politically independent.