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Chris Burrous Biography – Chris Burrous Wiki
Chris Burrous was an American news anchor.
Burrous launched his two-decade career after graduating from Chapman University with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Burrous came to KTLA in 2011 after spending 14 years as a reporter and anchor at news stations across the U.S. — primarily in California’s Central Valley, where one of his parents was from.
After stints at stations in the Bay Area and South Dakota, he joined KGET in Bakersfield in 1999 as a morning news anchor.
After anchoring the morning news at both KGPE in Fresno and KMAX in Sacramento, Burrous accepted his first job outside California with KTLA sister station WPIX in New York City, where he was an anchor.
Upon leaving New York for Los Angeles, Burrous told the New York Daily News he asked for a transfer so that his daughter could grow up near her grandparents. The family wound up settling in Porter Ranch.
At KTLA, Burrous helped extend to Morning News to seven days a week, anchoring weekends and covering breaking news on weekday mornings.
Chris Burrous Age
He was born on January 11, 1975 in Santa Clara County, California, United States. He died on December 27, 2018 in Glendale, California, United States. He was 43 years old.
Chris Burrous Parents
He was the son of a father who was a farmer, and a mother who was a NASA engineer.
Chris Burrous Wife
He was married to his wife, Mai Do-Burrous, a journalist. The couple met in 1999 when Burrous joined KGET in Bakersfield, California, where Mai was working as a journalist. The couple wed in 2003 and share a daughter, Isabella.
Chris Burrous Daughter
Burrous and his wife had one child together, a daughter named Isabella.
Chris Burrous Death
Chris Burrous was found dead in a hotel in Glendale, California on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Around 1:14 p.m., Glendale police received a call from a man about a person who he was with that had passed out and wasn’t breathing.
The caller said they were at the Days Inn. When authorities arrived, they found a man down inside a room who had suffered from a medical emergency. The man wasn’t breathing and CPR was performed.
The man, later identified as Burrous, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
KTLA President and General Manager Don Corsini and News Director Jason Ball issued a statement Thursday [December 27, 2018] night:
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Burrous family. Chris loved sharing the stories of Southern California and connecting with our viewers. He will be remembered as a great journalist and a wonderful friend to many. He brought a kindness to his work and will be deeply missed by the entire KTLA family.”
Burrous is survived by his wife Mai Do-Burrous, a journalist, and their daughter, Isabella.
Chris Burrous Cause of Death – Chris Burrous Autopsy Results
On Friday, December 22, 2018, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner announced that Chris Burrous’ cause of death was methamphetamine toxicity with other contributing factors being hypertension and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The manner of his death was an accident.
Chris Burrous Ethnicity
He was of Caucasian ethnicity.
Chris Burrous Nationality
He was of American nationality.
was Chris Burrous Gay
According to the Los Angeles County coroner investigative report, Burrous was taking methamphetamine including inserting the drug into his rectum during a sexual encounter with a man he met on a dating site.
Chris Burrous Salary
He received a salary in the range of $142,863 and $142,893.
Chris Burrous Net Worth
He had an estimated net worth of $0.5 million.