Raphael Miranda Profile
Raphael Miranda is an American two-time Emmy award-winning Meteorologist as well as a TV journalist working for NBC 4 New York. He has been working for the station since 2007.
Raphael Miranda Career
Miranda is a meteorologist as well as a TV journalist, whose 2012 Superstorm Sandy’s coverage of Miranda won him his second Emmy. He was also an integral part of the wall-to-wall Sandy coverage created by the Storm Team, working round the clock to keep the public updated and aware, of one of the most extreme and challenging weather phenomena of Miranda’s career. One year ago, Miranda was also awarded her first Hurricane Irene coverage, Emmy.
Miranda joined NBC4 as a weather intern before moving into production and on-air positions. Miranda has also witnessed as well as predicted many extreme weather events during his tenure at NBC 4 New York, such as February 2010, when New York City received more than three feet of snow in one month, surpassing the previous February total snow record. He also covered the 2011 Halloween snowstorm that left thousands without power in the Tri-state region, as well as the 2016 Blizzard, which set a record in Central Park for one-day snowfall.
Miranda appears on MSNBC daily and has also been featured on The TODAY Show, Early TODAY, Weekend TODAY, NBC Nightly News, and CNBC World. He has also appeared on sister station Telemundo 47 as a meteorologist, presenting the weather forecast in Spanish. Miranda is fluent in Portuguese and has a working knowledge of French in addition to his fluency in Spanish. Growing up in the mountains, he was intrigued by hurricanes and Nor’easters.
Miranda graduated with a degree in Spanish from New York University and has also earned degrees in broadcast journalism and geoscience/meteorology from Brooklyn College and Mississippi State University.
A member of the American Meteorological Society, Miranda also holds the Seal of Approval of the National Weather Association. He is also a member of the Association of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists and the Hispanic Journalists’ National Association. In addition, among others, he is an enthusiastic member of the “Live Out Loud” LGBT organization.
Raphael Miranda Age
Miranda was born on 26 April 1977 in Bedford Hills, New York, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2021. Miranda celebrates his birthday on the 26th of April every year.
Raphael Miranda Height
Miranda stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Raphael Miranda Family
Information regarding Miranda’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Raphael Miranda Husband|Partner
Miranda is openly gay. He is married to Doug Simpson, they together have a child who was born to their long-time friend Sarah. They tied the knot on the 3rd of December 2003. He resides in New York together with his family.
Raphael Miranda Salary
Being one of the top meteorologists for NBC 4 New York, Miranda earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Raphael Miranda’s Net Worth
Miranda has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Is Raphael Miranda Puerto Rican?
Judging by his name, most people assume that Raphael is Latino. However, he clarified the rumors and stated that he is Brazilian and not Puerto Rican. “Based on my last name a lot of people assume I’m Puerto Rican and being in New York, I guess it’s a common thing to be Puerto Rican or Dominican,” Miranda said, “But I’m Brazilian.” He added.
Where is Raphael Miranda from?
Bedford Hills, New York, United States. Bedford Hills is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York, United States.
Raphael Miranda NBC 4
At NBC 4 Miranda works alongside;
- Darlene Rodriguez
- Audrey Hasson
- Matt Barnes
- Monica Day
- Pat Battle
- Stacey Bell
- Sibila Vargas
- Kerry Barrett
- Janice Huff
- Cat Greenleaf
- Greg Cergol
- Lynda Baquero
- Chuck Scarborough
- Scott Stanford
- Harry Cicma