Devin Scillian Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Twins, Career, Net Worth, WDIV-TV, Height

Devin Scillian Biography

Devin Scillian is an American television journalist. He is also a musician not to mention he is a children’s author. Devin has more than fifteen books to his name including the national bestseller A Is For America (2001), Fibblestax (2000), and Memoirs of a Goldfish (2010).

This won the Wanda Gag Award as the nation’s best “read aloud” book. He’s co-written two books with his wife, Corey. “One Kansas Farmer,” illustrated by Doug Bowles, was released in 2009. As a broadcast journalist, Scillian gain recognition for his marathon coverage of the bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building from the anchor desk of NBC affiliate KFOR-TV in 1995.

The coverage he led brought the station a Peabody Award. He currently anchors the primary newscasts for WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. The famous writer has won an Edward R. Murrow, one of the highest honors in journalism.

Devin Scillian Age

Devin was born on 11 January 1963 in Fort Riley, Kansas. The United States. Furthermore, He is 56 years old.

Devin Scillian Family

Scillian was the first person in his family to have a college degree. After his father saw his effort he decided to become an officer in the U.S. Army. He did three tours of duty in Vietnam. Equally important, Devins brother Troy seem to inherit their father’s skills in golf. The names of his parents have not been disclosed as of now.

Devin Scillian Education

While still a student at the University of Kansas he began his television career at WIBW-TV in Topeka, Kansas. Scillian graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at Kansas.

Devin Scillian Career


After graduating from the William Allen White School of Journalism at Kansas, Scillian worked from 1985 to 1986 at WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois. He also spent three years as the main anchor at KLTV in Tyler, Texas. Devin later moved to KFOR in Oklahoma City in 1989.

He joined WDIV as a reporter in 1995 and took an anchor position in 1996. Scillian has appeared as a television journalist in several films, including Scream 4, The Double, and Mooz-lum. His recurring credits include on the Ellen DeGeneres Show as a news anchor in a “Breaking News” skit.


Devin has fifteen books include the national bestseller A Is For America (2001), Fibblestax (2000), and Memoirs of a Goldfish (2010) which won the Wanda Gag Award as the nation’s best “read aloud” book. His recent book is Memoirs of a Hamster illustrated by Tim Bowers, published by Sleeping Bear Press in 2013.

He co-wrote two books with his wife. The first book was S Is For Sunflower which won the Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award in 2007. The second book was One Kansas Farmer which was released in 2009. As a writer, he has many fans not to mention the former First Lady Laura Bush.

She once invited him to read at the White House for the 2004 Easter Egg Roll.

Devin Scillian Photo
Devin Scillian Photo


Devin’s music has found success in Europe. His 2000 album, Tulsa, released on High Heel Records received little airplay in the United States. Luckily several singles landed on the country charts in Europe. Not to mention, “Half Past You”  hit number one in Denmark in the spring of 2005.

He won the Detroit Music Award for Best Country Vocalist in 2018, not to mention Best Country Performer in 2001. Moreover, Scillian and his band Arizona Son make frequent appearances at summer music festivals.

Devin Scillian Wife

Scillian is married to Carey Scillian. Devin’s wife Corey is a ceramic artist. Not to mention, they have been together since high school in Junction City, Kansas. In addition, They reside in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.  Mad

Devin Scillian Children | Twins

The couple is blessed with four children Griffin, Quinn, Madison, and Christian. Equally important, Two of his daughters graduated from the University of Michigan. Furthermore Madison and Christian are twins.

Devin Scillian House

Scillian is a Detroit-based television personality, author, and country musician. Not to mention, His house is based Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan (MI), US.


  • Argentina (1995)
  • Tulsa (2000)
  • A is for America (2001)
  • Letter from London (2016)


Fibblestax (2000)

A Is For America (2001)

One Nation: America By The Numbers (2002)

P Is For Passport (2003)

Cosmo’s Moon (2003)

S Is For Sooner (2003)

S Is For Sunflower (2004)

H Is For Honor (2006)

Pappy’s Handkerchief (2007)

Brewster The Rooster (2007)

One Kansas Farmer: A Kansas Number Book (2009)

Memoirs Of A Goldfish (2010)

D Is For Down Under: An Australia Alphabet (2010)

Westward Journeys (2013)

Memoirs Of A Hamster (2013)

Johnny Kaw: A Tall Tale (2013)

Memoirs Of An Elf (2014)

Memoirs Of A Parrot (2016)

Mistletoe: A Very Confused Christmas (2017)


  • Scream 4 (2011) – Reporter #3
  • Mooz-lum (2011) – News broadcaster
  • The Double (2011) – Newscaster

Devin Scillian Salary | Net Worth

In addition, Scillian has an estimated net worth of $250,000 USD. He has acquired his wealth through his career of being an American journalist, country singer and children’s author.

Devin Scillian WDIV-TV

He currently anchors the primary newscasts for WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. Furthermore, Devin works along Jason Carr and Jamie Edmonds who is a sports anchor.

Devin Scillian Height

The famous author, musician, and lastly a journalist stands at a height of 6′ 3″ (1.91 m).

Devin Scillian On Ellen

Devin occasionally appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) during “Breaking News” segments. Usually when Ellen DeGeneres is about to tell the outcome of an event that is happening on the same day as the shows taping or are attempting to talk about something that hasn’t been released yet.

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