Lynette Romero is a Hispanic broadcast journalist who came to fame after she started working for KTLA News as their news anchor and reporter.
The News anchor Lynette Romero was born on February 2, 1967, in Denver, Colorado, the US, to parents, Andy Andelecio and Viola Lydia Romero. She grew up loving journalism, and so, she attended the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1985, and in four years, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Romero started her career before graduation and viola; she’s now one of the top tier journalists out there thanks to her 32 years in this field. Well, there are still a lot of things to be known about the journalist. So, without further do, let’s jump right in to get to know more about her.
Lynette Romero Married David Angulo and Has a Daughter!
Well, Lynette Romero is a married woman. She walked down the aisle with her boyfriend turned husband, David Angulo, on July 11, 2003, at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens.
The duo first met in January 1994 when both of them were enrolled at a five-week Spanish Immersion Program at the University of Guadalajara. They fell for each other, but they couldn’t see one another again after they left the University since Romero was a Denver resident while her to-be-beau was an LA resident.
For a long time, David and Lynette stayed in a long-distance relationship, and when things were ready, Angulo took her back to Guadalajara, Mexico, and proposed her. They tied the knot six months after their engagement.
The lovebirds booked LA River Center and Gardens for their wedding and booked the photography studio, Moss Sparks Photography. They even went down to flower marts in LA and purchased over 3,000 red roses for decoration, that they themselves, embellished at the venue.
David and Lynette had their small cousins walk as flower girls. Similarly, Romero’s mother walked her down the aisle. Since the bride’s father and groom’s brother had already passed away, they were paid tribute to at the ceremony as well as their reception.
They had a buffet-style dinner that featured Mexican cuisine. Their reception had a three-tiered wedding cake decorated with fresh rose petals. All three levels had three different flavors, buttercream, chocolate chip, and carrot cake.
Well, it has already been 17 years since their marriage and 27 years since their togetherness, but their love for each other still seems to flourish. On July 11, 2019, Lynette took to her Instagram to share a series of photos to wish her beau a happy marriage anniversary.
Together, the duo has given birth to one child, a daughter, Olivia Angulo. She was born on August 3, 2004. Now, she’s 15 years of age. On her 14th birthday, Lynette took to her Twitter to wish her kid a happy 14th birthday.
On May 12, 2019, Olivia surprised her mother on the occasion of Mother’s Day by visiting the studio to wish her a happy Mother’s Day.
How much Money does KTLA News Anchor Lynette Romero Make? Her Net Worth?
An average KTLA News Anchor and Reporter usually get paid around $142,873 annually. But, as Lynette Romero has been working for so long, over 22 years, she must be getting paid way more than that. She might have a salary of around $150 thousand to $200 thousand per year.
From such a decent salary, Lynette has been able to bag over $1.5 million net worth. In contrast to her, her partner has a fortune that amounts to over $1 million, which he earned from his restaurant, Jimboy’s Tacos.
Now to talk about her career, Romero started as a reporter at KUSA-TV in 1988, a year before she graduated from the University of Colorado. She worked there for ten years until 1998. During her time there, she also worked for KUSA-TV’s sister station in Austin, Texas, KVUE-TV, for a year.
In 1998, Romero joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter. During her first year, she was awarded the Golden Mike Award from the Southern California Radio and TV News Association. She co-anchored KTLA Prime News from August 2000 to October 2004. For this show as well, she and her co-host received another Golden Mike Award for the Best 60-minute Evening Newscast.
In 2006, Romero was awarded a local Emmy and Golden Mike Award for her contribution to the show, Access L.A. – The Latino Experience. She also received another local Emmy for being the reporter/producer for From Farm to Fork.
Besides her work at KTLA, she’s also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and an Advisory Board Member of the University of Colorado School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She also teaches anchoring and reporting for a UCLA Extension. In addition to that, she’s also a Master of Ceremonies for the LA County Academic Decathlon, Lawyers for Literacy Spelling Bee, and several other community events.
Well, from such a decorated professional life, it’s safe to say Lynette’s net worth is $1.5 million.
All in all, Lynette lives a blissful life with her husband, David Angulo, daughter, Olivia Angulo, and pet dog, Lulu, whom she adopted on June 18, 2016.
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