Clara Benitez Bio, Age, Height, KRIS, Net Worth, Income, Parents, and Spouse

Clara Benitez Bio, Wiki

Clara Benitez is an American Anchor and Reporter working for KRIS where she serves as a news anchor and reporter. She has been working with this station since April 2023. 

Clara Benitez Age

Clara manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of her age will be done once she has made the information public. However, judging from her appearance, she might be in her 30s.

Clara Benitez Height/Measurements

Benitez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Clara Benitez Education

In 2013, she joined Arizona State University-Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2017. While still in college, she interned at 12 News(KPNX) and the City of Phoenix from January 2016 to May 2017.

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Clara Benitez Career

Benitez serves as a news anchor and reporter at KRIS-TV based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Prior to working at KRIS-TV, she worked at GoFundMe based in San Diego, California where she served as a communications associate from November 202 to April 2023. She had previously spent 1 year and 7 months working at FOX5 in San Diego, California where she served as a reporter from April 2021 to October 2022.

Previously, from June 2018 to April 2021, she worked at Nexstar Media Group, Inc. in Harlingen, Texas where she served as the evening anchor and investigative reporter. On joining Nexstar Media Group, Inc., she started off by serving as a reporter and MMJ. She had previously spent 1 year and 1 month working at KVAL-TV based in Eugene, Oregon where she served as a weather anchor and multimedia journalist. Previously, from January 2016 to May 2016, she worked at Cronkite News where she served as a borderlands reporter based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Since she started her journalism career, she has enclosed several high-profile stories and events including the demolition of the historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus. Clara also enclosed the Trump administration’s asylum seekers living in Mexico under MPP. She also unmasked the Ukrainian refugees from Europe to the US/Mexico border. She has also won several awards and honors including an AP award. Clara is an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Clara Benitez Net Worth

In Clara career as an Anchor and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $5 Million.

How Much Does Clara Benitez Earn?

She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Clara Benitez Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Clara manages to keep information regarding her parents and whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.

Clara Benitez Spouse/Wedding

Clara is happily married to Marcus Cortez. The couple tied the knot on November 5, 2023, and Clara posted her wedding photos on her Instagram account on December 5, 2023, celebrating 1 month of being husband and wife. The two got married in Mexico since both Clara and Marcus are of Mexican descent hence, they wanted to celebrate their union in their home country.

On September 28, 2023, Clara publicized that she would be taking her husband’s last name and would change her name from Clara Benitez to Clara Benitez-Cortez. The two got engaged in October 2022 at the Lorimar Winery and Clara posted their engagement photos on her Instagram Account on October 18, 2022.

Clara Benitez Kids

Clara manages to keep information regarding whether she has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding her children will be done once available.

Clara Benitez KRIS

Benitez works with KRIS where she works alongside fellow KRIS reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:

  1. Andy Liscano
  2. Bryan Hofmann
  3. Taylor Alanis
  4. Bill Alexander
  5. Melissa Trevino
  6. Michelle Lorenzo
  7. Julia Kwedi
  8. Alexis Scott
  9. Erin Holly
  10. Larissa Liska

Clara Benitez Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has over 2,750 followers, over 5.5K followers on her Facebook page, and about 1,638 followers on her Instagram account.