Vera Jimenez was born on 5 December 1965 in Mexico, which means that her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, she is 53 years old, and of Mexican nationality. Vera is best known as a KTLA meteorologist, and the hostess of “Cooking with Vera”, but in addition is a restaurant owner. Although in the sixth decade of her life, Vera remains looking youthful and radiant.
So just how rich is Vera Jimenez as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, Vera has net worth of close to $500,000, accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned fields. She hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her current salary and assets such as houses and cars, but working hard surely allows her to be able to take care of herself and be financially stable.
Ethnicity and Background
When it comes to Jimenez’s ethnicity, she is of Latin race, and has dark hair and eyes, which compliments her glowing complexion. Judging from the photos available on the internet, Jimenez has a fit figure and looks glamorous at all events she attends. She is a big fan of fitness, and has spoken about the ways she maintains her good physique and mental health.
She hasn’t shared the information with the media regarding her family, except that they moved to California when she was three years old, and she eventually graduated from Santa Ana Community College, before studying meteorology at Mississippi State University.
When it comes to Vera’s relationship status, she is married to Brian Herhily, who is also her business partner, as they are both the owners of Hermosa Beach restaurant. The couple has no children as of today, but it seems as if they’re living happy and prosperous life together.
Being active in the entertainment field naturally means that Vera is active on social media, which she uses to communicate with her followers as well as to promote her work. She is followed by 16,000 people on Twitter and some of her latest posts include a tweet in which she wrote about San Francisco weather, saying “The storm is off the coast of San Francisco and is expected to arrive along the central coast by tomorrow afternoon. Gusty winds are developing along the mountain tops.” She has recently shared a photo of herself and jokingly added “Channelling my inner Angelina Jolie” and many fans complimented her look.
In addition to being active on Twitter, Vera is also active on Facebook, and lets her fans have a closer look at her life. She is a big animal fan. and on her profile picture she is lovingly holding her pet, which died in 2016. Her followers left messages for her at that difficult time, and one fan went on to suggest she adopts another dog and give it a home.
Vera is also active on Instagram, where she’s followed by more than 15,000 people and on which she posts photos from her private life. She has recently shared a photo of herself wearing an elegant skirt, shirt and blue high heels, and her fans seem to have loved the outfit. Jimenez has also shared a selfie, showing her followers the beautiful earrings she bought, and a photo of herself and her friends on New Years Eve, with the caption reading “Happy New Year from all of us! Wishing you health, joy and abundance”.
Her fans seem to have enjoyed seeing her have a good time, and one fan went on to write her a comment saying “Happy New Year Vera. Hope to see you around the Fish Shop sometime in 2019.” Besides that, she shared a video featuring a pig named Natalie and a goat named Mr. Goat, which accompanied her during the 3pm newscast.
Vera began with an internship at KIK-F, following which she was ‘head-hunted’ to work at KNX-Am in Los Angeles. She has now been working on KTLA TV since 2010, and for her outstanding work, has been rewarded with two Emmys, three Golden Mikes, and three Golden Pylons.
Cooking With Vera
In addition to being a meteorologist, Jimenez is also passionate about cooking, and hosts “Cooking with Vera”, which is also uploaded onto YouTube. Some of her videos include “Cooking with Vera – No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake”, “Cooking with Vera Jimenez on @KTLA 5 News at 3p” and “Cooking with Vera – Mexican Pasta Salad”. Many went on to leave sweet comments on her videos, admiring her cooking skills.
Jimenez’s talent and skills were noticed when she was rewarded with a National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award in late September 2018. Speaking about this, the journalist said “I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day, if the weather turns extreme, my job allows me to give people the critical information they need so they can prepare and stay safe”, and the president and general manager of KTLA said that his company was honored that Vera won.