Emmy Award winner, Jummy Olabanji has been serving as the anchor and reporter for NBCUniversal Media, LLC. This journalist has been capturing the hearts of viewers with her breathtaking reporting.

American journalist, Jummy Olabanji
Caption: American journalist, Jummy Olabanji (Photo: NBC4 Washington) 


Jummy Olabanji Nationality

On 22 April 1984, Jummy Olabanji was born in Fairfax County, Virginia under the birth sign Taurus. She is the daughter of parents Bola Olabanji (father) and Christiana Olabanji (mother). 

Picture of Jummy Olabanji with her siblings
Caption: Picture of Jummy Olabanji with her siblings (Photo: Instagram)


She has younger siblings Olaide Olabanji (brother) and Tomi Olabanji (sister). Having American nationality, Jummy is of black ethnicity. 


Olabanji's College & High School

She enrolled in Westfield High School located in Chantilly, Virginia. Then she went to Virginia Tech located in Blacksburg, Virginia then graduated with a BA in Mass Communication. 

She enrolled at Gonzaga University located in Spokane, Washington. From the University, she graduated with a degree of M.A in Communication and Leadership in the year 2011. 


Who is Jummy Olabanji Married to?

On 24 June 2017, Jummy Olabanji tied the wedding knot with her husband Darren Sands. Their wedding ceremony was held at International Country Club in Chantilly, Virginia. The couple's wedding ceremony reflects both their culture, & heritages. 

Jummy Olabanji with her spouse Darren Sands in their wedding dress
Caption: Jummy Olabanji with her spouse Darren Sands in their wedding dress (Photo: Instagram)


At her wedding, she wore a white lace gown with no sleeves and an embellished belt. Jimmy's husband Darren serves as a staff writer at The Washington Post. Also, he is a graduate of Hofstra University located in New York State with a degree in journalism. 

Jummy Olabanji with her hubby Darren Sands
Caption: Jummy Olabanji with her hubby Darren Sands (Photo: Instagram)


Before marriage, Jummy and Darren have been in a romantic relationship for 3 years. However, the duo has been together for more than a decade. Then her boyfriend Darren proposed to her in Washington DC in the year 2010. The couple is yet parents of kids but living a blissful married life.


What's Jummy Olabanji Net Worth? 

Jummy Olabanji has a net worth of $1 Million collected from her working career. The average salary of an anchor and reporter ranges from $38221 to $59968. However, she earned more than the average salary. 

Picture of Jummy Olabanji working in the studio
Caption: Picture of Jummy Olabanji working in the studio (Photo: Facebook)


The average salary of anchor and reporter WJLA works at the station makes a salary of  $132,719 to $139,132. She with such amazing earnings living a lavish life with her family. 


What is the Height of Jummy Olabanji?

Jummy Olabanji has a height of 1.67m or 5 feet 6 inches tall. While her body weighs around 56kg or 123 pounds. Jummy has black-colored hair with brown eyes.


Career As a Journalist

Olabanji is working at NBC in News York as a News Anchor and Reporter. In the year 2017, she joined NBC News. Previously, she had worked as an assistant general in NBC. Also, she worked as an assistant general in the year 2005 during her internship.

Picture of Jummy Olabanji working in the studio
Caption: Picture of Jummy Olabanji working in the studio (Photo: Biography Line)


Jummy has worked at NBC in Washington for News4 Today Team as a morning reporter. Also, she was honored with two national Edward R. Murrow Awards for breaking news anchor coverage. Due to her success and determination in her career, Olabanji got two Virginia Associated Press Awards and seven EMMY Awards.

Jummy Olabanji with her co-worker
Caption: Jummy Olabanji with her co-worker (Photo: Instagram)


Then she became a member of the organ donation advocates and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation. Likewise, Jummy is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She worked at WJLA-TV as a news anchor and reporter as well as in other stations prior to joining NBC.