Jennifer Valdez Biography and Wikipedia
Jennifer Valdez is a bilingual American meteorologist and weather anchor currently working as the chief meteorologist at CBS 46 based in Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, she worked as an evening meteorologist at WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina. Jennifer also served as a weather forecaster at NBC and other stations based along the Carolina Coast.
Jennifer Valdez Education and Sorority
Valdez finished her high school education at the Palo Alto Schools. She then graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from the University of Florida. Later, she received her Master’s degree in Geosciences from Michigan State University.
Jennifer Valdez Age and Birthday
How old is Jennifer? She is 43 years old as of 2024. She was born on November 5, 1981, in Florida, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 5th November every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Scorpio. READ: Kate Bilo
Jennifer Valdez Nationality and Ethnicity
Valdez holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Orlando, Florida, United States. She belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Jennifer Valdez Height and Measurements
How tall is Jennifer? Valdez stands at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.68 m) and also maintains a body weight of 121 lbs (55 kg). Details about her other body measurements are currently under review.
Jennifer Valdez Parents
Jennifer was born and raised in a simple neighborhood in Orlando, Florida by her parents. Information regarding her mother and father is currently not available. Her parents are originally from Argentina. Nevertheless, we shall update more details about Jeniffer’s parents and siblings once it is confirmed available.
Jennifer Valdez Husband
Is Jennifer Married? Valdez is happily married to her husband, Derek Engelhard. The two exchanged their vows in a private and simple wedding ceremony held in Georgia. Together the pair is blessed with two adorable children named Annelise Engelhard and Lucas Engelhard. READ: Stephanie Stahl
Jennifer Valdez Weight Loss
Information regarding Jennifer’s weight loss program is currently not available despite there being speculations that she has lost weight before. However, more details about her weight loss program will be updated once confirmed available.
Jennifer Valdez In Hospital
In June 2020, Jennifer underwent a major back surgery, where she got artificial disc replacement surgery using titanium plates. Her surgery was done by surgeon Richard Guyer at the Texas Back Institute based in Plano, Texas.
In October 2022, Valdez suffered from colon-related illness diverticulitis dozens of times over the past 20 years. A part of her colon was prone to infection and she’d require antibiotics.
Just this year alone, she had to be hospitalized three times. Doctors told her she had to get a portion of her colon removed to stop this from happening again so she chose elective surgery on Nov 2, despite feeling just fine.
Jennifer Valdez Salary
Jennifer working as CBS 46’s Chief meteorologist based in Atlanta, Georgia, earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 – $120,000. READ: Nina Parker
Jennifer Valdez Net Worth
Valdez is an American journalist, anchor and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of $2 million. This amount has been accrued from her career as a Meteorologist and journalist. This amount has also been estimated according to the number of properties under her name.
Jennifer Valdez CBS 46 Atlanta
Valdez currently serves as the chief meteorologist of CBS 46 based in Atlanta. She joined the station in 2008 after leaving WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina. Jennifer also worked as the evening meteorologist for other local stations along the Carolina Coast. At CBS 46, she has gained so much experience after reporting six tornadoes that hit Georgia and its environs in early 2010.
Jennifer also made full weather coverage of the September 2009 epic floods. Jenniffer was also present during the disastrous ice storm that crippled various activities in the City of Georgia back in 2014. Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, Jennifer’s parents are originally from Argentina. Thus, she is very fluent in Spanish. Whenever she is not at work, Valdez enjoys spending time with her family and cooking up various recipes.