Lissette Gonzalez Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WFOR, Salary, and Net Worth

Lissette Gonzalez is an American award-winning meteorologist and former model working at WFOR serving as the morning and noon meteorologist.

Lissette Gonzalez Profile

Lissette Gonzalez is an American award-winning meteorologist and former model working at WFOR serving as the morning and noon meteorologist. She is also a former Miss Florida, and Miss Miami and was also named the second runner-up to Miss America in 1998.

Lissette Gonzalez Education

She went to Mississippi State University where she attained her Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Meteorologist. She also went to the University of Miami where she graduated with a double major Music-Vocal Performance and Broadcast Journalism.

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Lissette Gonzalez Career

Gonzalez serves as the morning and noon meteorologist at CBS4|WFOR-TV. She was also honored with the National Weather Association (NWA) Television Weathercaster Seal of Approval. She is also an active member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.

Gonzalez has also received quite a number of awards since she started her career as a meteorologist. For instance, in 2013, The Miami New Times tagged her as Best Meteorologist of the year. She is also the recipient of the “Florida Award of Excellence” by the Society of Professional Journalists. Gonzalez was also among Brickell Magazine’s “Top 20 Professionals under 40.″ In addition to that, she was also featured in “Beach Patrol: The people who make Miami.”

Before joining WFOR-TV, she worked at KTLA’s Prime News in Los Angeles where she served as the evening Weather Anchor. While at KTLA, she won a Mark Twain AP Award from the Associated Press Association for “Best Weather segment.” She also earned an Emmy Award Nomination for working as the host of the KTLA special “Access LA: de todo-Latin Explosion.”

Over the years, Rodriguez has enclosed several extreme weather events and also hosted entertainment segments. For instance, she served as the host and reporter of nationally syndicated shows like “Extra en Espanol,” “EXTRA,” and “Livin’ Large.” She also served as the host and anchor of “Primetime” and “Daybreak” on UMTV as well as the reporter and host of “Miami Hoy”(“Miami Today”) a local show in Miami.

Quick Facts About Gonzalez

Age46 years old as of 2022
SpouseAntonia Chinchilla
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Lissette Gonzalez Age

Gonzalez was born on June 6, 1976, in Miami, Florida, USA. She is therefore 46 years old as of 2022.

Lissette Gonzalez Height

Gonzalez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Lissette Gonzalez Family

Gonzalez was born and raised by her mother, Giselda Gonzalez, and her father Israel Gonzalez. Her father, Israel is from Havana, Cuba, and went to Miami Senior High School and graduated in 1970. Growing up, Lissette was raised alongside her brother, Arnold Gonzalez, and sister Gise Gonzalez.

Lissette Gonzalez Husband

Gonzalez is happily married to her husband, Antonia Chinchilla who is working as a Financial Analyst. The couple tied the knot on March 16, 2013. The couple is also proud to be parents to their two children, Sodia Gonzalez and Elise Gonzalez.

Lissette Gonzalez Salary

Being one of the top meteorologists for WFOR-TV Gonzalez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000. 

Lissette Gonzalez Net Worth

Gonzalez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a meteorologist and former model.

Lissette Gonzalez Model|Miss Florida

Prior to her career as a meteorologist, she was a model and has participated in several beauty pageants. She is also a former Miss Florida, and Miss Miami. She was named the second runner-up to Miss America in 1998 and won over $50,000 dollars in scholarship money. Lissette, later on, starred in the Off-Broadway hit in New York and Miami called “4 Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer named Maria.” After her appearance on this show, she won a nomination for the prestigious Carbonell Award. In 2001, she recorded with Grammy-award-winning songwriters and music producers in Miami, Los Angeles, and New York.

Lissette Gonzalez Community Service

Gonzalez is also active when it comes to helping out in her community. She is an active member of the Dania Lions Club and was recently awarded the Lions Club International Medal of Merit Award by the Dania Lions Club for her service to the community. She is also working alongside other charitable organizations including the American Red Cross, Amigos for Kids, Dream in Green, Women of Tomorrow, Best Buddies and Padres Brillantes, and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. She is also serving as a performer and host of the CBS4′s Neighbors 4 Neighbors programs.

Lissette Gonzalez WFOR-TV

Gonzalez is working at WFOR-TV where she works alongside other famous WFOR-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Eliott Rodriguez
  2. Lauren Pastrana
  3. Marybel Rodriguez
  4. Najahe Sherman
  5. Jim Berry
  6. Mike Cugno
  7. Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
  8. Kim Bokamper
  9. Ivan Cabrera
  10. Cindy Preszler
  11. Dave Warren
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