Who is Vera Jimenez?
Vera Jimenez is a Certified Meteorologist working for KTLA5. She forecasts the weather for the KTLA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights.
Before coming to KTLA, Vera previously worked at KABC-TV and KCBS-TV.
Apart from being a meteorologist, Vera is also a Real Estate Investor, restaurant owner, and business mentor. She is also a fitness and healthy living enthusiast.
Vera Jimenez Age
Jimenez is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 5, 1965, in Mexico.
Vera Jimenez Family
Jimenez has both Mexican and American nationality. She was born in Mexico and moved to the United States with her mother and siblings when she was 3 years old, shortly after her dad passed away
. Her family first settled in Southern California where she was raised. As of now, part of her family lives in Garden Groove.
Vera Jimenez Education
Jimenez studied at Bolsa Grande High School and Santa Ana Community College. She then joined Cal State Long Beach and graduated with honors in religious studies.
In 2010, Jimenez graduated from Mississippi State University with a
Certificate in Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology.
Vera Jimenez Husband
Jimenez is married to her husband Brian Herhily. After 10 years of marriage, they celebrated their wedding anniversary in September 2022.
Jimenez and her husband are also business partners. They previously owned the restaurant Hermosa Beach Fish Shop in California. They also ventured into real estate where they own several properties in Los Angeles and Pennsylvania.
According to her LinkedIn their main focus “..is on small multifamily properties. Our goal is to provide affordable housing that helps people feel welcomed, safe and happy. Our goal is to have a portfolio of 20 properties in the next 10 years.”
Jimenez and her husband don’t have children yet. However, they are dog parents to their dog called Rufus.
Vera Jimenez KTLA
Jimenez has a passion for getting to know people and sharing their stories. She began as a tv reporter and slowly transitioned to a traffic reporter for radio at KNX-AM.
While at KCBS-TV, she often filled in for weather, and soon later she went back to college to and became a certified meteorologist. She joined KTLA in January 2010 and has been working as a senior meteorologist for over 12 years.
Jimenez also forecasts the weather for KTLA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights. During her career, she has earned two Emmys, three Golden Mikes, and three Golden Pylons.
Vera Jimenez KTLA Salary
Jimenez earns an estimated annual salary of $72, 000 as a meteorologist at KTLA. She has an estimated net worth of $300 k as a meteorologist, real estate investor, and businesswoman.