Jennifer Valdez Biography
Jennifer Valdez is an American meteorologist working for CBS46 where she serves as the chief meteorologist and can be seen on weekdays at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. while on Peachtree TV at 9 p.m. She joined the CBS46 team in 2008, and she was promoted to the chief meteorologist position in May 2019.
Orlando, Florida is her native home and in 1999, she joined the University of Florida where she graduated in 2003, with a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications. Later on, she joined Mississippi State University where she earned her master’s degree in geoscience in 2005. She worked as an on-camera meteorology intern at The Weather Channel in 2005. In addition, she has worked at Atlanta News First for over 10 years and she was the first on air after Fay produced almost six tornadoes in Georgia in 2008.
During the epic floods of September 2009, Valdez provided continuous severe weather coverage. Se was also present during the disastrous ice storm that crippled the city in 2014. Prior to joining Atlanta News First, she worked for WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina where she served as a meteorologist. She is eloquent in Spanish and during her leisure time, she enjoys; vegging out at the pool, spending time with family and friends, traveling with her family, watching Florida Gator football, and going out to eat.
Jennifer Valdez Salary
Valdez earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jennifer Valdez Net Worth
Valdez has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as a meteorologist.
Jennifer Valdez Age
Valdez was born on November 5, 1981, in Orlando, Florida, United States. She is 41 years old as of 2022, and she celebrates her birthday on the 5th of November every year.
Jennifer Valdez Height and Weight
Valdez stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Jennifer Valdez Family
Valdez’s parents are from Argentina. However, she has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Jennifer Valdez Husband and Children
Valdez is married to Derek Engelhard and they tied the knot in the spring of 2009. Together the couple was blessed with a daughter in 2011, who they named Annelise Engelhard, and later on February 4, 2014, they were blessed with a son who they named Lucas Engelhard.
Jennifer Valdez Social Media Platform
Valdez is very active on her Twitter, and Facebook pages. She has 8k followers on Twitter and 14k followers on Facebook.