Chris Martinez Biography and Wiki
Chris Martinez is an American journalist and news personality currently serving as a News Anchor for WFLA-TV, channel 8, an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States. He joined the Newschannel 8 team in June 2021. Chris previously worked as a CBS News Correspondent based in the network’s Los Angeles bureau.
Chris Martinez’s Age and Birthday
Chris was born on June 17, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. His birth sign is Virgo. His exact age and date of birth details have not yet been made public. However, this part will be updated soon.
Chris Martinez Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (Approx. 1.88 meters) tall.
Chris Martinez Education
the news anchor attended and graduated from a local high school in his hometown. From there he joined Florida State University, a public research university in Tallahassee, Florida.
He later graduated from the institute in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications. More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when established.
Chris Martinez’s Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain since not enough information about them is available to the public. However, Chris is the son of a Cuban-born father and an American-born mother.
It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.
Chris Martinez Dating |Spouse, Is He Married?
In regard to his marital entanglements, the famed news reporter is thought to be gay. He is reportedly in a relationship with Jeff Alexander Giordano. Jeff is an Award-Winning Media, Social, and PR Expert. He is also the Founder of @giocommunications.
Chris Martinez Salary
According to NBC estimates, he receives an average annual salary ranging from $31,300 to $92,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Chris Martinez’s Net Worth
The news personality has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2022. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Chris Martinez WFLA News
WFLA-TV, virtual channel 8, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States, and serving the Tampa Bay area. Owned by Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group, it is part of a duopoly with St. Petersburg-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate WTTA.
He joined the Newschannel 8 team in June 2021. Chris previously worked as a CBS News Correspondent based in the network’s Los Angeles bureau. He covered major stories for both local CBS stations and national broadcasts.
Martinez also covered international news, including traveling to Cuba twice for historic visits from Pope Francis and former President Barack Obama, and the devastating 2017 earthquake in Mexico City.