Dane Placko (FOX 32) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Daughters, Salary, Net Worth

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Dane Placko Biography and Wiki

Dane Placko is an American Journalist currently working as an investigative reporter at WFLD Channel 32 News in Chicago, Ill. Previously, he worked as a news reporter at WISN-TV in Milwaukee.

Dane Placko Age and Birthday

Placko was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He is thought to be in his mid 60’s as of 2023. However, his exact age and birth year are currently unavailable.

Dane Placko Height

Dane stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.


The news anchor enrolled at both Fremd and Palatine High Schools. Afterward, he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a public land-grant research university in Champaign, Illinois, and Urbana, Illinois. During this time, it is known that he majored in History in 1984.

Dane Placko Family, Parents, Siblings

Placko was born and brought up by his parents in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. However, our attempts to discover more about his parents’ and siblings’ identities were in vain since he had not disclosed the information to the public.

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Dane Placko Photo

Dane Placko Wife | Married

Regarding her marital status, Placko is currently married to his lovely wife whose identity is still unclear. However, we are keeping tabs on his wife’s private life and will be updated soon.


Dane and his wife have been blessed with two daughters whose details are still unclear. However, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.

Dane Placko Salary

Placko receives an estimated salary that ranges between $45,000 – $110,500 annually from his career as a news journalist. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Dane Placko Net Worth

The journalist has an estimated net worth of $350,000 to 550,000 (Approx.) as of 2023. This amount is from his extensive career as a news journalist.

WFLD Channel 32 News

WFLD Channel 32 News is a television station in Chicago, Illinois. It serves as the market’s Fox network outlet and is affiliated with FOX News. Likewise, it is owned by Fox Television Stations and was licensed by MyNetworkTV outlet WPWR-TV.

Placko is a broadcast journalist who is currently working for WFLD Channel 32 News in Chicago, Ill. Here, he serves as an investigative reporter for FOX 32 News regular newscasts. Initially, he joined the station as a general assignment reporter back in 1992.

Throughout his work there, he was a recipient of several Emmy awards for both his writings and reports. Before this, he worked for WISN-TV as a news reporter in Milwaukee. It is known that he began his career as a news broadcaster for both WHO Radio and TV in Des Moines, Iowa.


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