John Quinones is an American journalist and a television host. John Quinones serves as a news correspondent for ABC News and anchors a TV show “What Would You Do?” for the network.
John Quinones has been married twice in his life. He married Nancy Loftus in 1988 in West Palm Beach at a private ceremony. He and Nancy attended same high school and began dating shortly after seeing each other.
Unfortunately, his first marriage ended with divorce in 2009 and following year, he remarried Deanne White, a former model. With his first wife, he has three children, Julian, Nicco, and Andrea.
Currently, he resides at his condo located in Manhattan, New York along with his second wife and children.
Born in San Antonio, Texas, Quinones is a fifth-generation San-Antonian and a fifth-generation American. He was raised in a Spanish-speaking family and learned English only at the age of six when he began school.
He was born as “Juan Manuel Quinones” to his parents Bruno and Maria Quinones.
When his father was sacked from his job, Quinones along with his family began working as migrant farmworkers and traveled to Traverse City, Michigan to collect cherries. He has two sisters named Irma and Rosemary.
Later, he made a decision to join college which was provoked by a determination to surpass then Latin stereotype of remaining illiterate.
He attended Brackenridge High School and while there he was chosen as a participant in “Upward Bound”, a federal anti-poverty program that prepared inner-city students for college.
He tells “Upward Bound saved my life”. He joined St. Mary’s University located in San Antonio and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity’s Sigma Beta-Zeta as an undergraduate.
He earned his bachelor degree in Speech Communication from St. Mary’s University and following completed his master’s from Columbia University’s School of Journalism.
Stands with model height and bit hefty weight, Quinones is a handsome television personality. He has bit heavy physique but looks absolutely fit and healthy even at the age of 66.
With his good looks, generous heart, and humble personality, Quinones is placed as a legit gentleman of television. His great reporting and charm have made his one of the favorite journalists of American as well as people around the world.
On his mid-sixties, he still reflects an immensely energetic attitude and works with the same grace and performance. Of Latin-American ancestry, he has a broad face with small black eyes and dark black hair. He has brown complexion and juvenile looks.
Does light workouts and running, he has a fit body which makes him much younger than his actual age. To stay healthy, he eats more organic food and lives a decent lifestyle with less alcohol and smoking.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his children and wife and traveling various exotic places with them. He loves artworks, music, gardening, running, hiking, and sports.
John Quinones net worth is $2 million while his salary is yet to be disclosed. Moreover, he also owns a lavish home in Southlake, Texas, a condo in Manhattan, a weekend home in The Hamptons, New York, and a vacation home in Vail, Colorado.
One of the reputed journalist and TV anchor, Quinones has made massive possessions through his glorious career in broadcasting.