Rosanna Scotto Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Fox 5 NY WNYW

Rosanna Scotto Biography

Rosanna Scotto is a news anchor in the United States working as the co-host on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City’s Good Day New York. She used to co-host with Greg Kelly. She previously co-anchored the Fox 5 Live 11 a.m. news and the 5 and 10 p.m. news with Ernie Anastos. Since 1990, she has been the principal female news anchor.


How old is Rosanna Scotto? – Age

She is 63 years old as of 29 April 2021. She was born in 1958 in New York, New York, United States.

Rosanna Scotto Family

Scotto was the son of gangster Anthony Scotto and Marion Anastasio, the daughter of another mobster Anthony Anastasio. Scotto attended Visitation Academy in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, a Catholic elementary school. In 1976, she received her diploma from Brooklyn’s Packer Collegiate Institute. She earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C. in 1980.

Who is Rosanna Scotto’s Husband? – Marriage

Scotto married lawyer Louis Ruggiero in 1986. Louis “L.J.” Ruggiero is their son, and Jenna Ruggiero is their daughter. She is a co-owner of Fresco by Scotto, the family’s New York City restaurant, where she frequently assists in the kitchen and greets customers. She is a devout Catholic who has enrolled her children in Catholic schools.

What is Rosanna Scotto Salary?

Scotto earns an annual salary of ‎$ 175 thousand.

Rosanna Scotto Net Worth

Scotto has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Rosanna Scotto Acting

Scotto appeared in a cameo role as herself on an episode of the Fox police thriller New York Undercover in 1997. She’s been on Fox for more than two decades. Scotto played a news presenter in the 1998 film The Object of My Affection. She also appeared in Lisa Picard Is Famous in 2000, Ransom in 1996, The Scout in 1994, Miracle on 34th Street: The Remake, and Ghostbusters in 2016.

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Rosanna Scotto Television Career

Rosanna began her television career as a reporter for two local programs and an associate producer for the station’s evening newscast at WTBS, Ted Turner’s UHF television station in Atlanta. In 1982, she returned to her hometown of New York City as a correspondent for WABC-Good TV’s Morning New York, which later evolved into Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. Scotto joined WABC-Eyewitness TV’s News as a reporter after a year with Good Morning New York and The Morning Show, where she remained until joining Fox’s WNYW. Scotto began her career at WNYW-TV in 1986 as a weekend anchor and reporter before moving on to lead the daily edition of Fox 5 News in 1994.

She and Ernie Anastos used to co-anchor the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Rosanna was named and elevated anchor of Good Day New York in 2008, and she quickly formed partners with Greg Kelly. Scotto gained prominence on April 29, 2010, when he suggested “soy jism” as an alternate name for milk not produced by dairy cows. Greg Kelly made his farewell appearance on Good Day New York on September 29, 2017, announcing his departure after nearly nine years of amazing chemistry and success as anchors together. Shortly after, Kelly was replaced as Scotto’s co-anchor by Lori Stokes, a long-time WABC-TV morning anchor.