Anthony Antoine, News anchor at FOX26, Is he married?, Bio, Kids, Age

Anthony Antoine is an American journalist, currently working as a weekday evening anchor at FOX 26 Houston, Texas. He joined FOX 26 Houston in July 2023 to replace news anchor Jonathan Martin.

Antoine co-anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Rashi Vats and Caroline Collins and meteorologist Remeisha Shade.

Before joining FOX 26, Anthony worked as an early morning news anchor at WWBT, in Richmond, Virginia.

Anthony grew up watching the news alongside his mother, and this is how his passion for being on the screens as a news anchor came around.

“Because I was around it so much, I’m just watching and listening to the news all the time, it piqued by interest,” Antoine said during an interview.

Age | Birthday | Zodiac Sign

Anthony was born on March 7, 1987 in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to United States in 1997, at the age of 10. He is currently 36 years old, and his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Profile Summary

Birth NameAnthony Antoine
Date of BirthMarch 7, 1987
Place & Country of BirthTrinidad and Tobago
Age36 years old
Zodiac SignPisces
GenderMale
Sexual OrientationHeterosexual
ParentsFather (Not Known) Mother (Sharon Peterson)
Siblings2 Siblings; 1 brother and 1 sister
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameRaya Antoine (M. June 21, 2015)
ChildrenNone as of 2023
ProfessionWeekday Evening news anchor at FOX26 in Houston, Texas
Education-2005 – 2009: Bowling Green State University- Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Media Studies
-2001 – 2005: Saint Anthony High School- High School Diploma

Parents | Mother | Father

Anthony Antoine with his mother Sharon

The handsome news anchor was born to his father and mother (Sharon Peterson) in Trinidad and Tobago (a country in Caribbean). He moved to United States at the age of 10 and lived in New Jersey with his mother and his younger brother.

“At the age of 30 and pregnant with my little brother, my mother left Trinidad and Tobago and came to the United States. She left me behind to live with my grandmother, I was 5. For the next 5 years I would only see my mother for 3 months during the summertime.”

Antoine shared a small history of his background through his social media account as he thanked his mother for the sacrifices she made for him to get a better life.

Anthony Antoine Siblings | Brother | Sister

He has a younger brother and an older sister (Natasha).

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Wife | Wedding | Is Anthony Antoine married?

Anthony Antoine with his beautiful wife Raya Antoine

He is happily married to his beautiful wife Raya Antoine. The couple tied the knot on June 21, 2015. The couple met in 2009

Kids | How many kids does Anthony have?

Anthony and  his beautiful Raya have no children yet as of 2023.

Education | University | High School

In 2005 Anthony graduated from Saint Anthony High School. He later joined Bowling Green State University in Ohio, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Media Studies.

Unfortunately after Antoine graduated he struggled to get a job in the television stations. Thus he resolved to do sales and other odd jobs, until he was able to get a part-time camera operator job at WCIA3 in Champaign, Illinois, where he was later promoted to being a news anchor.

He is a true example of patience pays and hard work never goes unrewarded.

Anthony Antoine Career | News anchor at FOX26 Houston

Anthony Antoine is an Emmy award-winning journalist, currently working as a weekday evening anchor at FOX 26 Houston, Texas. He joined FOX 26 Houston in July 2023 to replace news anchor Jonathan Martin.

Antoine co-anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Rashi Vats and Caroline Collins and meteorologist Remeisha Shade.

Before joining FOX 26, Anthony worked as an early morning news anchor at WWBT, in Richmond, Virginia.

He has also worked as a news anchor at WCIA3 in Champaign, Illinois, where he started as a camera operator.

Hobbies and Interests

  • He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Raya Antoine and their two dogs
  • Anthony loves to travel together with his wife and explore new places
  • He loves spending time with his mother and his friends
  • In an interview, Anthony said that he is all about Food, Family and Fitness. “I’m all about Family, Food, and Fitness. Family is the reason why I do what I do. Food I love food. Fitness I wanna remain healthy, so I love going to the gym.
  • He also enjoys playing and watching basketball games