Lisa Villegas is an American meteorologist who rises to fame through her hardworking and dedication. She has risen from a local reporter to chief meteorologist. Currently, she works for the KOLD/KMSB TV as a chief meteorologist.
Previously, she has worked with several networks like KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley and KLFY-TV 10 in LA. And also been a weather reporter in Florida, Maine, and Arizona, among others. But she has also involved in the controversy with the executives while she worked in CBS 11. Let us find out more in details below about her controversy and career. Read about the Kelly Cass, a meteorologist has worked for CBS affiliate network, WRGB-TV.
Caption: The chief meteorologist of Kold News, Lisa Villegas.
Lisa Villegas: Bio, Family, Education
The chief meteorologist was born in the city of United States of America. Villegas has not revealed the exact information of her birthdate. But we do know that she was during the year 1988 which makes her age around 30. She seems a bit of secretive as she has not shared much information on her parents and sibling. However, she grew up in Texas in a traditional Latino family alongside with her sibling.
Looking upon her education, she had completed her basic education from high school in Texas. Then later she joined Kaplan College from where she pursued the study of broadcast journalism. And did intern at local stations. In addition, she was very famous during her college time, as a result, she was voted for homecoming queen. After that, she attended the Embrey Riddle Aeronautical University. And earned a degree in meteorology in 2010.
Lisa Villegas: Profession
After completing her graduation, she joined KLFY-TV10 and worked there for a year. Prior to her work in KLFY-TV10, she has interned at several local stations during her college days. She left the KLFY-TV 10 to join the KRGV-TV. However, in 2014, she began to work as a weekend morning meteorologist for CBS News in Dallas/Fort Worth Area. With her hardworking and dedication, she was later promoted to weekday Meteorologist.
After that, her career took a great turnover, when she started to work with television based in Tucson, KOLD/KMSB TV. There she started to work since 2017 as a chief meteorologist. Before began to work with the network, she has covered many weather reports including the Canadian Maritime Provinces and Maine, among others. Also, she had worked for CBS 11 but due to some reasons, she left the network.
Lisa Villegas: Personal Life & Husband
Villegas has a successful career and has shared numerous information on her career. But opposite to that, she has not revealed much information on her personal life and love life too. Also, there is no information on her past relationships. However, she must probably be single at the time as there is no clear information. Or maybe she is waiting for the right guy to fall at the right time, Huh!!!
There is no information heard regarding her personal life rumors or issues. But regarding the controversy of her career, While she worked for CBS 11, the company had removed her after posting the photos on her social media. As it was dubbed by the executives as too sexy. Therefore, according to the sources, in the pictures, she has worn a low cut mini dress that was very form fitting. After posting the photos, CBS11 contacted her and said that it does not fit for the company image. So, remove the photos in next 48 hrs which she had removed too. But later, she decided to leave the network after having some tension between the executives.
Lisa Villegas: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over her net worth, Lisa has earned a significant amount of six figures from her career. According to reliable sources, she makes the average salary of approx $62,000. Therefore, her net worth can be assumed to have an estimation of above $500 thousand.
Besides, she is a pet lover who owns a dog ‘Biscuit’ and further a die-hard fan of the Steelers and penguins. She also loves to go on vacation, hiking, and not the least traveling to different places.
Wow!!! I had a blast at #VegOut this weekend!
I was able to speak about my #Vegan lifestyle and enjoy some delicious food!!
— Lisa Villegas (@WxVillegas) April 15, 2019
She is highly active over social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Lisa has the official account @wxvillegas on Instagram account having 11.9K followers. On Twitter, she has the account @WxVillegas with 10.4K followers. Also, she keeps updating her Facebook account @WxLisaVillegas with over 37.5K followers.
Lisa Villegas: Body Measurements
The beautiful and gorgeous meteorologist has a slim body type with a perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.70 meters. Other than this, there is no information on her body measurements and weight too. She has attractive light brown eyes and long hair color.