Sade-Baderinwa
Sade Baderinwa | Biography

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  • Full Name Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa
  • Nickname Sade Baderinwa
  • Occupation News anchor and Broadcast journalist
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Birth Date Apr 14, 1969
  • Age 52 Years, 7 Months
Co-anchor of Eyewitness News at 5:00 and 11:00 p.m. on WABC-TV

Sade Baderinwa | Biography

Started her journalism career as a production assistant for ABC News

In 2003, she joined WABC following a nearly three-year stint, anchoring the news on WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. She took over for Roz Abrams, who departed WABC in the same year to take up the anchor duties at WCBS-TV at 5 and 11 p.m. 


Sade Baderinwa co-anchors the Eyewitness News at 5:00 and 11:00 p.m. on WABC-TV. As a newscaster of Eyewitness News at noon, she joined the team in 2003.

Who Is Sade Baderinwa?

Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa, also known as Sade Baderinwa, is an American news anchor and broadcast journalist at New York's WABC Channel 7. 

She started her journalism career as a production assistant for ABC News programs such as This Week With David Brinkley, Nightline, World News Tonight, and News One. She then served as a reporter trainee at WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C., before moving to WSLS-TV, the NBC affiliate in Roanoke, Virginia.

In February 2000, Baderinwa began working for WBAL-TV, Baltimore's NBC affiliate. There, she was the anchor for the morning and noon newscasts and the host of a weekly community affairs show.

In 2003, she joined WABC following a nearly three-year stint, anchoring the news on WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. She took over for Roz Abrams, who departed WABC in the same year to take up the anchor duties at WCBS-TV at 5 and 11 p.m. 

Before being promoted to 5 p.m. with Diana Williams, Baderinwa was the anchor of the noon broadcasts. Then in May 2011, Baderinwa joined Bill Ritter as co-anchor of the 11 p.m. news, replacing Liz Cho, who left to anchor the new WABC 4 p.m. newscast, which debuted after The Oprah Winfrey Show departed the network. 

Baderinwa earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural business and resource economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

How Old Is Sade Baderinwa?

Sade Baderinwa was born Folasade Olayinka Baderinwa on 14 April 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland. As of November 2021, she is 52 years old.

Parents

Baderinwa was born to a German mother and a Nigerian father. Her mother left her when she was seven, and her father returned to Africa, leaving her in the care of a family friend. She was later adopted in Baltimore by WBAL-TV anchor Edie House, whose parents also provided financial assistance. 

Baderinwa's birth mother eventually took her to live with her family in nearby Montgomery County when she was 12 years old. She has maintained contact with both her biological parents and her adoptive family since then.

Is Sade Baderinwa Married?

Baderinwa is currently single and not married. However, not much information is known regarding her personal life.

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