Veronica de la Cruz is an American television news anchor as well as a philanthropist. Cruz currently has been with KPIX-TV/KBCW in the San Francisco Bay Area as its news anchor. She previously had worked with the news networks like NBC, MSNBC, and CNN. She has covered many breakthrough news with the networks and also garnered CNN’s Emmy-nominated morning show, American Morning.
Additionally, she is one of the first and only cable news journalists to use a Flip Mino video camera to shoot portions, which she edits on her Mac. She has also founded the Eric de la Cruz Hope for Hearts foundation in order to provide assistance to heart transplant patients, in memory of her brother Eric. Wanna know more about the talented journalist then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The American journalist, Veronica de la Cruz.
Veronica de la Cruz: Bio, Family, Career
De la Cruz was born on 13 August 1980 in Northern California but grew up in Canada. She has not revealed information on her parents or siblings. But she had one brother named Eric who died due to heart complications in July 2009. She has a mixed ethnicity of a first-generation American and referred to herself as half Asian and half Hispanic. Moreover, her father is a Jew whose family escaped Nazi Germany and emigrated to South America whereas her mother is of Chinese people and Filipino background.
From a young age, she has been a very passionate and competitive figure skater but she had to stop due to an injury. She later developed her career as a reporter and on-air studio anchor. At the beginning of her career, she worked with an NBC affiliate in Yum, Arizona as an anchor and reporter. Then she joined KYMA-DT where she had covered numerous stories including Mexico–United States border issues and the nation’s nursing shortage.
In 2003, she joined CNN and moved to the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta in 2007 then to New York. For the network, she has covered vase reports including the death and state funeral of Ronald Reagan of former President of the United States Ronald Reagan and the Hezbollah-Israeli conflict. Further, she has received CNN’s Emmy nomination for the morning show ‘America Morning’.
She left the network in 2008 and joined NBC/MSNBC. There she worked from 2010 to 2014 where she became an alternating anchor on both NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look. At the moment, she is working with CBS San Francisco as its evening anchor. She also anchors the 6 p.m. news on KPIX-TV and hosting Bay Area Nightbeat on their sister station, KBCW, at 10 pm.
Veronica de la Cruz: Personal Life & Husband
Speaking of her personal life, she seems to be single at the moment or might be in a secret relationship. However, it’s only speculations but she does have a son named Hartley Eric De La Cruz with whom she posts a picture on her social media platforms. She has kept most of her personal life in the media and also not provided information on the father of her son.
In 2018, she had suffered from a concussion where she was diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome. And her symptoms consist of delay in speech, blurry vision, nausea, and dizziness.
Caption: Veronica with her son
Veronica de la Cruz: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has gathered experiences working with the news networks like CNN, NBC, and MSNBC. Further, she is currently working with the CBS San Francisco as its evening anchor which helps her to make a significant amount. Also, she might have invested in a few businesses. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
On Instagram, she has a verified account @veronicadelacruztv with 23.1k followers. She has a verified Twitter account @VeronicaDLCruz with 17.4k followers. On Facebook, she goes by the verified account under her name with 14k followers.
Veronica de la Cruz: Body Measurements
She has a slim and attractive body that stands to a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters. No information on her body weight or body measurement of chest, waist, or hips. She has a beautiful pair of black cat eyes shape with black silky hair color.