Cecilia Vega Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Jul, 2019
Facts of Cecilia Vega
Age: 20 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Cecilia Vega
Birth Name Cecilia M. Vega
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S.
Ethnicity white
Profession journalist
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $36,360 per year
Married Yes
Married to Ricardo Jimenez
Children N/A
Awards Emmy award in 2010
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Cecilia M. Vega is a journalist, anchor and a correspondent. She is widely known for being an anchor of ABC World News Tonight. She is a Los Angeles-based correspondent for the ABC news since 2011.

Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Cecilia Vega

Vega was born on January 7, in San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S. She is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Vega made her career debut as an experienced print journalist that includes reporting for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Cecilia Vega's Professional Career

Vega put her first step into broadcast journalism reporting for the ABC network affiliate station, KGO in San Francisco. She covered a wide variety of stories for the region during her three years with the station.

Vega won an Emmy in 2010 for exclusively interviewing someone who witnessed an attack on a student at her high school homecoming dance.

Vega joined ABC News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent in 2011. She covered a wide range of stories, which took her towards popularity around the world. Her remarkable works included traveling to Japan, Rome, and London covering the Fukushima power plant, selection of a new Pope and the Olympics.

 Vega has covered the elections and inauguration of President Barrack Obama and other major national stories during her career.

Cecilia Vega's Net Worth and Salary

Vega is earning well from her work, as the journalists from the U.S. earn a median salary of $36,360 per year. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Cecilia Vega's Personal Life and Affairs

Moving on to her personal life, Vega is married and has no children. She married Ricardo Jimenez, California Highway Patrol officer on August 17, 2008. The couple has been sharing a very strong bond until this date. She also explained that she was proud to call him husband on one of her Twitter post. 

In addition to her successful married life, she is the recipient of several awards including a local Emmy in 2010. She has also received awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, The East Bay Press Club, the Hearst Corporation and The New York Times.

Vega currently resides in Los Angeles, U.S. with her husband, Ricardo. Her husband, Ricardo is a California Highway Patrol officer, honored for his role in pulling an intoxication man to safety from the edge of a bay bridge.

Ricardo was also awarded the Meritorious Achievement Award by Golden Gate Division Chief Paul Fontana for his works. He graduated from Loyola University, was the member of the Latin American Student Organization. He has helped a lot to open the doors of Latin engineers and other high-tech professors.

Vega is living a very happily married family life with Ricardo Jimenez and has no issues regarding their divorce. She has posted her wedding pictures and many other pictures with her husband on her Instagram account.

Social Media

Vega is active on popular social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram and has a huge fan following on both of her accounts. Her fans and followers can get recent updates about her activities from her account.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Cecilia Vega is 42 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
  • Height: She has a tall height of 5 feet 4 inches(1.62m).
  • Weight: Her body weight is around 49kg.
  • Body Measurements: She has a slim body built however the actual measurements are unknown. 

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