Val Warner Engaged, Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Val Warner is one of the most influential and award-winning hosts of Windy City Live. She is an anchor, reporter, actress, and also an aspiring entrepreneur. If you are a fan of the fittest show host of WCL then here is everything you need to know about your favorite co-host like when was she engaged, who was her first husband, and many more things.

Val Warner Wiki

Real NameVal Warner
Birthday11 March 1974
BirthplaceLos Angeles, CA
Zodiac SignPisces
Height5 feet and 9 inches
Weight65 Kgs
ProfessionJournalist, Show Host
EducationUniversity of California
Ex-HusbandJeff Cartwright
Engaged/HusbandElijah Maxey (Jobba)
Kids2 (Zoe and Max)
Net Worth$1.7M – $5.0M
ParentsDiane Jackson(Mother)

Who is Val Warner?

Val Warner is the Emmy award-winning host of the Windy City LIVE ABC 7, a Chicago based entertainment show quite popular in the US because of the filming in front of a live audience. We can recognize her as an anchor, reporter, actress, and also an aspiring entrepreneur. She has received a lot of recognition due to her hard work in the reporting profession since 1994.

Val Warner Age, Birthday

Val was born on 11 March 1974 in LA, California, United States. Her birthday is on 11 March and as of 2023, her age is 49 years old.

Early Life: Parents, Siblings, Education

Val warner giving speech at macys awards

She was raised in Los Angeles by her parents. Val’s mother’s name is Diane Jackson who is the writer of the ebook collection “How Thelma got her Wings” and her father’s name is not known. Her sister’s name is Rae Bell and her daughter is Zoe.

From a very young age, she developed an interest in mass-communication-related peoples and started following them.

Talking about her education, she attended a high school in Los Angeles and then matriculated in 1992. After that, she attended the University of California at San Diego for completing graduation with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1996. She was also serving KGTV behind the scenes during her graduation period in 1994.

Career: Professional Life

Val Warner started her career as a fill-in anchor and reporter at KBIM in Roswell, and KRQE in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After working for 1 year, she started anchoring and reporting for bigger organizations as KSNT-TV in Topeka, Kansas, and there she remained till 2000.

In 2005, she moved Illinois and joined Chicago-based WGN-TV where she remained for many years. Her educational knowledge is always the biggest factor for her successful journalism. Although, she stays in the limelight because of presenting political related issues that need to be discussed.

After seeing her progress, Chicago based ABC 7 hired her as a part of Windy City Live first premiered on 26 May 2011. She became a host there and started airing on every episode. Not only that, she has taken interviews of lots of celebrities and co-hosted the popular morning show ‘Mommy Test’, ‘Teacher of the Month’, ‘News at Nine’, etc.

Who is the host of Windy City Live ABC 7?

Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini are the hosts of Windy City Live that premieres every weekday at 1 P.M on ABC 7. The show was first premiered on 26 May 2011 and has been going on ever since.

Val Warner Engaged: Who is her husband?

On December 4, 2020, Val Warner is engaged with Elijah Maxey Jr. (Jobba) and the couple is got married on 31 July 2021 according to Zola registry. Elijah Maxey is popularly recognized as Jobba and he is a motivational life coach who guides people to achieve a happy and successful life.

Val Warner husband Elijah Maxey

Firstly, Val Warner was married to a man(whose identity is not known) in 1999. This was her first marriage but sadly her husband passed away on 1 August 2008. He was the father of 2 kids that Val are having.

What happened to Val Warner and Jeff Cartwright?

She engaged with Jeff Cartwright, an Illinois state police special agent on 4 March 2013 but the relationship doesn’t last longer and the couple get separated after 3-4 years without any official announcement.

Val Warner with Jeff Cartwright


Val Warner has two kids Zoe and Max with her first husband who passed away in late 2000s. Zoe was born in 2003(19 years old) and Max was born in 2007(15 years old).

Val Warner Net worth

Warner did not reveal her assets in the public domain but as per our sources, Val is a millionaire and her net worth ranges between $1.7M – $5M. H We are unable to count her earnings as she makes most of her wealth through brand endorsements and sponsorships.

How did Val Warner and Jobba meet?

Val Warner and Jobba met at a mutual friend’s barbecue. Elijah Maxey aka Jobba was impressed with Val’s ability to hold her own in a conversation with him, and Val was drawn to Jobba’s sense of humor.

How did their relationship develop?

Val Werner and Jobba’s relationship developed over time, through mutual understanding and respect. Jobba was impressed by Warner’s strength and determination, while Val Warner saw Jabba the Hutt as a powerful and wise leader. Over time, the two developed a strong bond of friendship and mutual respect.

What was the nature of Val Warner and Jobba relationship?

Warner and Jabba the Hut were in a committed relationship for 7 years. They met in a bar one night and hit it off immediately. Jabba was a bit rough around the edges, but Val saw the potential in him and took him under her wing. They were inseparable from that day forward.

Val was always the more level-headed one in the relationship, while Jabba was more impulsive. But they complimented each other well and were always there for one another when it counted.

Sadly, their relationship came to an end when Jabba was killed by Darth Vader. Val was heartbroken, but she knew that Jabba would want her to move on and live her life to the fullest.

What is Val Warner best known for?

Val Warner is best known for her work on the morning show Good Day Chicago. She is also known for her work as a journalist and television personality.

What is Val Warner’s background?

Val Warner was born and raised in Chicago. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied journalism.

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10 thoughts on “Val Warner Engaged, Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth”

  1. I’m Very happy for Val Warner She’s been through a lot and she Deserves to be Happy. God Bless you and your New Husband. Glad you found your Boas.😄

  2. Val has a beautiful personality. She is a loving and gracious person and she is very transparent. She doesn’t mind sharing some her personal life with others. She is very outspoken and tells it like it is sternly but, (lovingly). She is first and foremost a good reporter and she makes the best of all her achievements. God bless you and your family Val. Love ya!


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