Charles McCord

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Charles McCord ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Charles McCord

Place Of Birth

Joplin, Missouri, USA


79 years old

Birth Date

April 30, 1943

Star Sign


Charles McCord Facts

Child Star?



AIR Radio Personality, News Anchor

Education & Qualifications

State University of Missouri

Net Worth

$5 million

Current Partner

Connie McCord


1.7m (5'6"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Sheep

Annual Earnings

$400 thousand+ per year

About Charles McCord 

Charles McCord is a well-known former news anchor and on-air radio personality.

Charles McCord was born in 1943 in Joplin, Missouri in the United States. Charles McCord is of American nationality, and his Zodiac sign is a Taurus. 

In 1988, after WNBC went off the air, and WFAN took over, Imus and McCord were both retained.

Charles McCord Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Charles McCord’s net worth?

Charles McCord has a net worth of $5 million.

How much does Charles McCord earn per year?

Charles McCord's earnings per year are around $400,000.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Charles McCord?

Charles McCord's height is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Charles McCord?

Charles McCord is 79 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Charles McCord was born in 1943 in Joplin, Missouri. However, not much is known regarding his parents and childhood. Charles McCord went to the State University of Missouri where he studied Journalism.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Charles McCord’s partner?

 Charles McCord is married to Connie McCord, and they have three children together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Charles McCord is best known for his successful career as a radio personality and news anchor. In 1963, Charles McCord began his radio career at KICK in Springfield, Missouri. Charles also worked as a backup reporter on a number of TV shows. After that, he went to the now-defunct WFAA in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. In the early ’70s, he continued his work with numerous news stations in Washington, D.C., including the now-defunct WWDC and WTOP; Charles McCord then joined the WNBC radio station in New York as a newsreader. He returned to Imus in 1979 and secured a deal with the news and programming department of WNBC. He also contributed to NBC's News Radio Network's 'Monitor' broadcast.

Later, Charles gained his essential role as Don Imus's sidekick in 'Imus In The morning,' which was widely broadcasted. Even after Imus's departure, McCord stayed on the morning shows and became the show's newscaster. After nearly 30 years on the air, McCord retired.

But in 2007, Charles McCord returned with Imus on 'Imus In The Morning.' Charles is known for his news writing, being a news reader, and news reporting for celebrity impersonators like Rob Bartlett and Larry Kenney. Charles McCord worked for 48 years in radio before retiring in April 2011.

What awards has Charles McCord won?

Charles McCord won the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Other Interesting Charles McCord Facts And Trivia

  • His radio career began in 1963 at KICK, a small Springfield, Missouri station.
  • Following his radio career in Springfield, he moved to WFA in Dallas, then to WWDC, and then to WTOP in Washington.
  • McCord announced his retirement in April 2011, and it took effect on May 6, 2011.
  • Charles McCord hails from Joplin and is currently still living in the United States. 
  • Don Imus died at the White Medical Center College station in Texas.
  • His main responsibility on the Imus program was news reporting, as well as writing comedy material for celebrity impersonators like Rob Bartlett and Larry Kenney.
  • No one knows exactly what Charles McCord is doing after retirement.
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