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Monica Day Biography | Wiki

Monica Day is an American News Anchor, Reporter, Host, Miss Ohio, USA currently working as a a morning anchor at NBC4 since February of 2006.  Additionally, Monica, a top 10 semi-finalist for Miss Ohio America and is a former Miss Columbus and Miss Teen Columbus.

Monica Day-Age and Birthday

Monica Day was born on July 5, 1982, in Palm Beach, FL. She celebrates her birthday on the 5th of July every year. Monica is 42 years old as of 2023.

Monica Height and Weight

Day is a woman of average stature, she also appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73m. She also weighs 115 lbs or 52 kg. Day has short blue hair and hazel eyes color.

Monica Day Parents and Siblings

Monica is the daughter of Jim Hillegass (Father) and Linda Sapp(Mother). However, she was raised in Ohio by her mother and her stepfather Charles Boggs. She belongs to American nationality and white ethnicity, it’s not known if she has any siblings.

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Monica Day Husband and Children

Monica is married to Sean martin. The couple has a daughter Presley and two fur babies. The family lives in Columbus.

Monica Day Pregnant|Is she pregnant?

On February 14, 2020, during the morning show, Day shocked everyone by revealing she was expecting baby number two! This is some good news to Monica’s young daughter, Presley who is excited to be a big sister. Monica is expected to arrive in September 2020.

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Monica Day NBC4

In February 2006 she joined the team at NBC4. The thing Monica loves most about her work is the chance to connect with local charities and events.

WCMH-TV (Channel 4) announced that Monica was named co-anchor to NBC4 Today, its morning weekly newscast.

Day, who has been with the station since 2006, will be working with Matt Barnes, who took over in January as co-anchor of the program. That change was part of the station’s reorganization of anchors following Cabot Rea’s retirement, who left the station after 30 years there in December.

Co-anchor Katie Ferrell, who started work for the station in August, shifted to the news desk on the weekend evening. She will fill the job which Candice Lee, who has been with the station since 2007, will vacate next month.

During her tenure at NBC4, Monica was very involved in raising awareness of ovarian cancer and is a strong supporter of The Ronald McDonald House. She has made it her task to bring to NBC4 Today tales of everyday people doing remarkable things, focusing on community projects that are changing for the better in central Ohio.


Monica is a graduate of Whitehall Yearling High School. She has honored as a Neighborhood Leader by Besa, is an inductee at the Whitehall Yearling High School Hall of fame, and has named a Columbus Company First “40 under 40” award in 2020.

Monica Day Miss Ohio|Pageant experience

Day succeeded in reaching the Top 5 at Miss Ohio Teen USA 2000 (under the name Monica Day-Boggs), having previously placed as a semi-finalist on the pageant in 2003, 2004, and 2006.

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Day won the title of Miss Ohio USA in late 2007, she went on to represent Ohio at the 2008 Miss USA pageant held on April 11, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Despite not placing in the national pageant, she has won the Miss Congeniality award, the first for her State.

Monica wins an award for her hairy situation

Forget about charm, responsibility, and professional credibility, the HAIRY Award is concerned about one thing and only one thing: the hair that sprouts out of the heads of news anchors. And Columbus’ own Monica received the 2018 award.

She has won best hair by a female news anchor in the state of Ohio thanks to her full-bodied hair showing “no signs of thinning”

Monica Day Salary

Day receives an annual salary ranging from $ 43,668 to $ 150,443. However, details about the exact amount of salary she earns are currently not available.

 Net Worth

Day has an estimated net worth of between $ 1 million and $ 5 million. However, she is a journalist, surely earns a good amount of money.