Gloria Riviera is a well-known personality in the journalism field. She is famous as a news correspondent at the ABC News channel. For her notable work as a journalist, she was honored with Emmy Award.
She became prominent after getting involved in a romantic relationship with CNN’s journalists, Jim Sciutto. The couple has been together since 2006.
Let’s look at some unknown facts about Riviera.
$2 Million Net Worth
Gloria Riviera has an estimated net worth of $2 million which she accumulated through her career as a news reporter. She is working with the ABC News channel where her average salary ranges from $33,119 to $155,000.
Married Life with Jim Sciutto
A correspondent of ABC News, Riviera exchanged her vows with Jim Sciutto on October 27, 2006. Their weddings happened at St. Ignatius Loyola, a Roman Catholic Church in New York City. Sciutto is the second husband of Riviera.
The couples met when two were on separate official assignments to Iraq, precisely in Baghdad in 2003. After meeting, they became a good friends that grew into a relationship.
Her First Marriage
Gloria was previously married to William Hughes II, who is a Florida native. They got married in the year 2002 and was officiated by the then Mayor of Ketchum, Idaho- Edward Simon. After living a married life for a certain time, the pair separated ways.
Blessed with three children
Riviera has three children from Sciutto. She gave her first child, Tristan Sciutto in the year 2008 when Scuitto was in the war zone in Iraq and was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, which became an ever reporting amid a war zone again.
Similarly, her second son Caden Sciutto came into this world in the year 2010. He was unplanned and unintentional home birth in London. Whereas, she welcomed her daughter Sinclair Sciutto in July 2015 and are living a happy five members family. Her two sons are attending a Chinese school and experiencing China’s colorful life.
Her Family Members
Gloria Riviera was born in the early between 1974-1975 to the parent's Daniel John Riviera and Charlotte Stevens of Washington State.
Her father has married multiple women due to which Riviera has many half-siblings named brothers Dan, Jeffrey, and Spencer, and sisters Sara and Jodi Riviera. Father Daniel John Riviera has endured racism in his legal career.
Education - Alma Maters
She attended Phillips Exeter Academy high school in New Hampshire. She later proceeded to Princeton University where she majored in English Literature. While at the college, she joined the school’s ice hockey team. She returned to school for her Master’s degree in Journalism from New York University.
Her career as a Journalist
Before migrating to London, Gloria worked for ABC News’ London Bureau. After staying for five years in London, she moved to Beijing, China where she served as chief of staff to the former U.S Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, and also was the ABC News Asia correspondent.
Then she got a job at CNN in Washington D.C., but she worked in Beijing so she could continue her reports in Asia. Later, she shifted to D.C. and started working at ABC News as a national correspondent. She has already passed a long journey of a career in journalism. Additionally, she has covered major stories for the network that featured on Good Morning America, World News, and Nightline.
Emmy Award Winner
Nation correspondent of ABC News was honored by Emmy Award for her breaking news coverage of the September 11 terrorist attack. Again in 2017, she was a nominee for an Emmy Award on alarming sex trafficking.
Her courage of reporting in many dangerous situations shows her passion for work. Likewise, in 2003, she was awarded an Alfred I. DuPont award for her dedicated work on the same deadly attack.
Riviera is quite active on social media. She has an Instagram account with 339 followers whereas on Twitter she gained 4,027 followers. She usually shares her family pictures and twisted current news.