Mary Bubala is an American journalist, news anchor currently serving in WBFF-TV. She is the former news anchor of WJZ-TV, where she served for over 15 years.

Quick Info
Birth NameMary Bubala
Birth Date14th September 1969
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, United States
Current CityBaltimore, Maryland
ParentsCarol and Paul Bubala
SiblingsBrother and SIster
Glenbrook South High School, Ithaca College
Zodiac Sign
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight55 kg or 121lbs
Body Measurements
35-27-36 inches
SpouseDr. Bruce Douglas Smith (1996-Present)
SonNate and Matt Smith
Social Media
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Linked In
ProfessionJournalist, News Anchor, Reporter
Net Worth$500 thousand
Mary Bubala
Source: Facebook

Where was Bubala Born and Raised?

Mary Bubala was born on 14th September 1969 in one of the most populous cities of Illinois state called Chicago in the United States. She is the daughter of Carol and Paul Bubala. She grew up with her brother and sister, whose names are still disclosed. Born to American parents, she belongs to Caucasian ethnicity, and she has American nationality. She has the star sign, Virgo. She had a Christian upbringing.

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Mary Bubala is an educated and hard-working woman. She completed her early education at Glenbrook South High School in her home state. She later graduated from Ithaca College in a Bachelor of Science faculty majoring in Broadcast Journalism in 1991.


How did Mary start her Career?

Mary Bubala started her work as an anchor and reporter for WHTM-Tv in 1994. After working for 2 years and 7 months in Harrisburg, she moved to Baltimore, where she worked for WMAR-TV. After serving there for more than 4 years in WMAR-TV, she started working for WJZ-TV. Bubala used to cover for big stories while in WJZ. She came into the limelight and received several nominations and recognition for her news coverage.

Mary Bubala with her co-anchor, Kai for WBFF FOX 45
Mary Bubala with her co-anchor, Kai for WBFF FOX 45     Source: Instagram



While working for WHTM-TV, Mary Bubala received her first Primetime Emmy nomination. She was further nominated with 5 Emmy Awards in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018, winning one in 2016. She has won NY State Broadcaster’s Outstanding Series and has been entitled with The Daily Record’s Influential Marylanders.


Who is Mary married to?

Mary Bubala is a married and well-settled woman. She is the proud mother of two. Bubala tied her knot to a well-known oncologist named Dr. Bruce Douglas Smith on 14th September 1996. The couple first met encountered each other in Rochester, New York. The couple is blessed with 2 handsome sons, namely Nate and Matt Smith.

Bubala currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a fun and outgoing woman. She enjoys her free time with her friends hanging out in restaurants. She also travels often with her family. She owns an SPCA rescue dog which she named Copper.

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Body Measurement

As of 2021, Bubala is 51 years old, turning 52 years in the coming September. She is an amazing woman possessing a beautiful face and body. She has a slim body build as she has her personal workout routine, which she hasn’t shared yet.

She has brown hair and blue eyes. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall which is about 168 cm. She has a body weight of 55 kg or 121lbs. her body measurements are 35-27-36 inches.


Social Media

Mary Bubala is an active social media user. She has over 21 thousand followers on Facebook. She also has over 1 thousand followers on Twitter and over 6.1 thousand followers on Instagram. She can be connected in both of her social media by @marybubala. She owns a professional account on Linked In, where she has over 500 connections.


How much does Mary Bubala make?

Mary Bubala has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand as of 2021, while her yearly income is estimated to range from over $42 thousand to $62 thousand. She has been living a healthy and luxurious lifestyle continuing her career as a journalist covering amazing stories in WHTM-TV.

Mary Bubala with her husband and two sons
Mary Bubala with her husband and two sons    Source: Instagram

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After successfully working for more than 15 years, Bubala was fired from the company in May 2019. On Tuesday evening, she was covering for the live news interview with Professor Karsonya “Kaye” Wise Whitehead. Her question raised quite a controversy among the public.

According to The Baltimore Sun, Bubala’s question goes, “We’ve had three female, African-American mayors in a row. They were all passionate public servants. Two resigned, though. Is this a signal that a different kind of leadership is needed?

Bubala’s question made a public question about her comments which the public labeled as sexist and racist. With the rising controversy, the company fired her in 2019. But the same year, she was accepted by WBFF-TV as a full-time news anchor. As of 2021, she has been continuing her service in WBFF.



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