Lissette Gonzalez Bio, Wiki
Lissette Gonzalez is a Cuban American award-winning weather forecaster working at CBS4-WFOR News in South Florida, USA serving as a weekday morning and Noon Meteorologist from 4:30 am-9 am & Noon. She has been working with this station since 2007.
Lissette Gonzalez Age
Gonzalez was born in Miami, Florida, United States on the 6th of June 1976. She is 46 years as of 2022. Accordingly, Lissette celebrates her birthday on the 6th of June every year and her birth sign is Gemini.
Lissette Gonzalez Height
Gonzalez stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1. 75 m) and weighs around 71 kg.
Lissette Gonzalez Education
For her education, Lissette earned her degree as Certified Broadcast Meteorologist from Mississippi State University with honors. She also obtained the National Weather Association (NWA) Television Weathercaster Seal of Approval. Gonzalez is a proud member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
Lissette Gonzalez Career
Gonzalez works at CBS4-WFOR News in South Florida, USA serving as a weekday morning and Noon Meteorologist from 4:30 am-9 am & Noon. She has served as the morning and noon Meteorologist for CBS4 News since 2007. Lissette has also operated as a guest meteorologist during the national “CBS Mornings” (formerly “CBS This Morning”) broadcast. Born and raised in Miami, she is thrilled to be back home now in South Florida chasing the tropics and forecasting the weather she is so familiar with.
Prior to joining CBS4, Lissette worked as the evening Weather Anchor for KTLA’s Prime News in Los Angeles, the number two market in the country. While there, Lissette forecasted her weathercasts and often covered entertainment news from different events, venues, and award shows.
Lissette has had a diverse and impressive profession in entertainment and broadcasting on the national and local levels. In addition, she has reported and hosted nationally syndicated shows such as “EXTRA,” “Extra en Espanol,” and “Livin’ Large.” Nevertheless, she got her start in front of the cameras right in Miami at the University of Miami anchoring the “Primetime” and “Daybreak” Newscasts on UMTV, and reporting and hosting for the local show “Miami Hoy”(“Miami Today”).
Lissette is very active in society and was recently acknowledged by the Dania Lions Club with the Lions Club International Medal of Merit Award for her service to the community. Lissette often visits South Florida schools to speak to students about the weather and the importance of education. She also supports many organizations including Dream in Green, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Amigos for Kids, American Red Cross, Women of Tomorrow, Padres Brillantes, and Best Buddies. Lissette hosts, perform, and takes part in many charitable events and is very involved with CBS4′s Neighbors 4 Neighbors programs.
Lissette has teamed up with Jeff Berardelli, fellow CBS4 Meteorologist to help raise funds for Broward burn victim Michael Brewer. And she also teamed up with Jeff to host a “Strike out Cancer” occasion to help benefit the Children’s Cancer Caring Center. Lissette also takes part in occasions including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Research, the Miami Corporate Run, and the annual Celebrity 5K to help benefit Community Partnership for the Homeless.
She is still very interested in music and has had the privilege of singing the National Anthem and “God Bless America” at the Heat, Marlins, and Dolphins games and at the Sony Ericsson. Lissette also enjoys spending time with her family and friends on her one day off.
Lissette Gonzalez Awards and Honors
She was titled Best Meteorologist by the Miami New Times “Best of Miami 2013.” Her charismatic personality, bright smile, and ease in forecasting the weather in a simple yet thorough manner make it easy for Gonzalez to connect with her viewers.
Lissette’s weathercast has been acknowledged by the Society of Professional Journalists with a “Florida Award of Excellence.” And she was also nominated as one of Brickell Magazine’s “Top 20 Professionals under 40″ and she appeared in Ocean Drive Magazine’s “Beach Patrol: The people who make Miami.”
Her weathercast was acknowledged by the Associated Press Association with a Mark Twain AP Award for “Best Weather segment.” She was also selected for a Los Angeles Emmy Award for her job as host of the KTLA special “Access LA: de todo-Latin Explosion.”
Lissette is a former Miss Florida and Miss Miami. In 1998, she was titled the second runner-up to Miss America and earned over $50,000 dollars in scholarship money.
Lissette Gonzalez Net Worth Worth
In Lissette’s career as a meteorologist, she has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.
Lissette Gonzalez Salary
Gonzalez acquires annual earnings that range between $ 88, 560 and $ 179,535.
Lissette Gonzalez’s Parents and Siblings
Gonzalez was born and raised in Miami, Florida, United States, United States by her devoted parents. She is the daughter of Israel Gonzalez (father) and her mother Giselda Gonzalez. Her dad hailed from Havana, Cuba. Besides this, Lissette has not surfaced any information on whether she has any siblings.
Lissette Gonzalez Husband
Gonzalez is married to Antonio Chinchilla, a financial analyst who is also an active community and charity supporter. The couple got married on March 17, 2013, in a private wedding attended by close friends and family.
Lissette Gonzalez Kids
She and her husband, Antonio are proud parents of two daughters named Sofia and Elisa Gonzalez.
Lissette Gonzalez Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Gonzalez is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 21.6K Followers around 16K followers on her Facebook page, and 19.3 K followers on her Instagram account.
Lissette Gonzalez CBS4
She works at CBS4 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Sabrina Aponte
- John MacLauchlan
- Mauricio Maldonado
- Dave Warren
- Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
- Kim Bokamper
- Mike Cugno
- Jim Berry
- Hank Tester
- Ted Scouten
- Jacqueline Quynh
- Lauren Pastrana
- Karli Barnett
- Peter D’Oench
- Joan Murray
- Lisa Petrillo
- Marybel Rodriguez
- Jim DeFede
- Austin Carter
- Eliott Rodriguez
- Nick McGrill
- Chris Widlic
- Jesse Wells
- Ruthanne Gordon
- Mike Sullivan
- Lindsey Eaton
- Justin Kollar
- Jill Glavan
- Courtney Crown
- Melissa Crash
- Bob Donaldson
- Karen Leigh
- Chris Wright