Denise D'Ascenzo Facts: Age, Death, Husband, Children, Net Worth

Date Updated: May 15, 2024

Birth Date January 31, 1958
Death Date December 7, 2019
Birth Name Denise D'Ascenzo
Birth Place Washington, DC, U.S.
Residence Connecticut, U.S.
Ethnicity White

Quick Stats
Age 66 years 4 months
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
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Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Husband Wayne Cooke

Denise D'Ascenzo born as Denise D'Ascenzo Cooke was an American television news anchorwoman at WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. She was the longest-serving news anchor at any Connecticut television station with the experience of 33 years.


D'Ascenzo was born on January 31, 1958, and died on December 7, 2019. She was the longest-serving news anchor who was born in Washington, DC, United States. She belonged to American nationality and white ethnicity with the zodiac sign Aquarius.

D'Ascenzo was born to her father, Salvatore D'Ascenzo and mother, Rita D'Ascenzo. She has three sisters named Donna D'Ascenzo, Diane D'Ascenzo and Debbie D'Ascenzo. She attended Medill School of Journalism after receiving a scholarship from the American Newspaper Women's Club and later moved to Syracuse University.

Quick Facts:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Journalist
High School Unknown
College Magna Cum Laude University, Syracuse University
Active Years 1971-2019
Net Worth $1 million
Salary Not Disclosed
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Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Natural: Blonde
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Wayne Cooke (Husband)
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Denise D'Ascenzo and her husband Wayne Cooke | Source: Denise D'Ascenzo and her husband Wayne Cooke | Source:
Family Life
Father Salvatore D'Ascenzo
Mother Rita D'Ascenzo
  1. Donna D'Ascenzo
  2. Diane D'Ascenzo
  3. Debbie D'Ascenzo
  1. Kathryn Cooke
Denise D'Ascenzo with Children}} Denise D'Ascenzo and her daughter | Source:
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