Paula Ebben Age 2024: Husband, Family, Networth and Full Bio

Who is Paula Ebben?

Paula Ebben, an American journalist, news anchor, and reporter, is one of America’s most famous news personalities. She has been associated with WBZ-TV in Boston, Massachusetts, since December 2002 and is an anchor at CBS4-WBZ-TV.

Paula Ebben is famous for her coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings and for interviewing First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House. 

Paula Ebben

Quick Biography

Real Name: Paula Ebben 

Date of Birth: November 9, 1966

Birth Place: Boston, Central Massachusetts

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Profession: Journalist/ News Anchor/ Reporter

Nationality: American

Parents: Late Dr. Bob Blute (Father) and Anne Marie (Mother) 

Husband: Bill Ebben

Early Life

Paula Ebben was born in Boston, Central Massachusetts, in the United States. However, she was raised in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Born in 1966, Ebben celebrates her birthday on November 9 each year and is turning 58 in November 2024.

Paula spent her childhood in Shrewsbury, where she was raised with her ten siblings. She completed her primary level of education in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts itself.

Ebben holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Boston College. She was awarded her bachelor’s degree in 1985. Earlier, she attended Notre Dame Academy in Massachusetts and earned a high school diploma.


Paula Ebben began her career in media as an anchor and reporter at WGMC-TV Charter Communications in Worcester in November 2001. After that, she joined New England Cable News as an anchor and reporter and worked from July 2002 to December 2002.

After leaving New England Cable News in December 2002, she got into WBZ-TV as a news anchor and reporter. WBZ-TV is a CBS-owned and operated television station based in Boston, Massachusetts. At WBZ-TV, Paula co-anchors the WBZ-TV newscast at 5:30 p.m.

Paula Ebben Reporting

Paula is one of the few journalists and reporters who has won several awards. She was awarded the 2014 Columbia DuPont Award and 2013 Peabody Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Besides that, in 2005, she received a regional RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for best feature reporting.

The American journalist has also been nominated several times for the New England Emmy Awards. Besides nominations and awards, Paula was the reporter chosen to cover The Royal Wedding in London in 2011 and one who interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.

Personal Information 

Paula Ebben is 57 years old and will turn 58 in November 2024. She celebrates her birthday on November 9 each year. She has an average height and stands about 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Paula is mainly known for her green-bluish eye color and blonde hair. Weighing about 60kgs, the popular news anchor and reporter has a charming personality. 


Paula Ebben was brought up in a family with ten siblings by her late parents, Dr. Bob Blute and Anne Marie. However, her Ebben ancestry is of Irish-Italian-American ethnicity. You might find it surprising, but Paula Ebben is the granddaughter of Paul H. Hines, who served as a state representative for Mayor John Bernard Hynes. 

One of Paula Ebben’s brothers, Peter I. Blute, has been recently named chairperson of the Massachusetts Republican Party. Even her uncle Peter F. Hines served on the Boston City Council from 1958 to 1968. He was also a candidate for mayor in 1967. 

So, what about her life now? Is Paula Ebben Married? Yes, Paula Ebben is married to Bill Ebben. The couple first met while attending Boston College and married after graduation. They have four kids together, two boys and two girls. The beautiful family of four resides in the Greater Boston area in Massachusetts. 

Paula Ebben with her husband


It’s almost two decades since Paula has worked as a journalist, reporter, and anchor in the media field. While Paula Ebben’s exact net worth is unknown, it’s estimated to be around $5 million. The net cost includes her earnings as a media personality and additional investments.

Also, Paula Ebben’s salary is estimated to range from $70,000 to $125000.


  • Paula has covered the Democratic (2004 and 2016) and Republican (2004 and 2016) National Conventions and Pope Francis’s three-city visit to the United States.
  • Paula is a lifelong volunteer and volunteers for Bridge Over Troubled Waters and Newton Country Day School, Sacred Heart The Roxbury Latin School, and Boston College Alumni Board of Directors.
  • Paula Ebben is an author, too. She has written and published weight loss stories of people across the world.
  • Ebben’s husband, Bill Ebben, is the CEO of Ebben Group, one of Boston’s integrated advertising agencies. 
  • As per CBS News, Paula Ebben also supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
  • According to Boston College News, Paula was the sixth person in her family to attend Boston College; her father was a member of the class of ’43 in the same college. 


Image Credit: @CBS Boston YouTube


Is Paula Ebben still with WBZ?

Yes, Paula is still working with WBZ-TV as an anchor and reporter. She co-anchors the WBZ-TV newscast at 5:30 p.m.

Where does Paula Ebben live?

Paula Ebben lives in the Greater Boston area in Massachusetts. She resides in Massachusetts with a beautiful family of six members, including herself, her husband, Bill Ebben, and their four children. 

Who is Paula Ebben Married to?

Paula Ebben is married to Bill Ebben. Bill is the CEO of Ebben Group, and they first met while attending college in Boston. Soon after their graduation, the beautiful couple got married. 

Social Media 

Paula is active on social media platforms X and Instagram. She is available at X (formerly Twitter) with 21.4K followers with the handle @PaulaEbben.

She is on Instagram with the Instagram handle @paulaebbenebz and has over 6.3K followers.

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