Maria LaRosa

Inside Biography

American meteorologist, Maria LaRosa is mostly recognized for her work with The Weather Channel, Atlanta, Georgia. A renowned media personality joined the network in 2010 and left the channel on September 23, 2018. She also worked for several other well-known channels like  America's Morning Headquarters and Weekend RechargeLaRosa is married to Mariusz Kolakowski and has three children. She once lived in Southern New Jersey with her husband. They now live in Atlanta.

Early Life And Education Of Maria LaRosa

Maria LaRose was born on November 7, 1976, in New York, the United States under the birth sign Scorpio. She is American as per nationality and belongs to the White-American ethnicity. Her parents raised her with her siblings in Ramsey, New Jersey.


Happy #NationalSiblingDay to the best of the best, my brother & sister! If they weren’t the greatest, my #middlechildsyndrome would be even worse!

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LaRose earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorologist in 1998 from Penn State University. After graduation, she severed as a teaching a s sistant for the University's introductory meteorologist course. 

Besides, she is a member of the American Meteorologist Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association. She also holds a seal of approval as a certified broadcasting meteorologist.

Maria LaRosa's Career

Maria LaRose started her career in 1998. She worked as a meteorologist at WTVM-TV. She worked there until 2000. LaRose is also a subscriber of the National Weather Association and the American meteorologist society.  

In June 2004, LaRose worked at KYW-TV June 2004 where she did weather reporting. After that, she was appointed by WXIX, a Fox station in Cincinnati Ohio. She also worked for WTVM-TV for the ABC station located in Columbus in Georgia. There she used to be a meteorologist and correspondent. She has experience working with different weather channels.

In 2010, LaRose became on Camera Meteorologist and showed her talent along with the co-host Todd Santos. She has been able to be in such a position today because of her talent and dedication.

LaRosa also presents the show called Wake up along with Stephanie Abrams, Al Roker, and Mike Bettes. As of 2018, she is working as a meteorologist for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia.

She hosted Wake Up With Al from 5:30 AM-7 AM alongside Stephanie Abrams, Al Roker, and Mike Bettes (2012–2014), Morning Rush from 7 AM-10 AM alongside Stephanie Abrams and Mike Bettes (2010–2014), and America's Morning Headquarters (2014–2015). Her last day on the weather channel was September 23, 2018.

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As of 2019, she is currently hosting the show Weekend Recharge along with her co-host Paul Goodloe.

Maria LaRosa's Net Worth And Salary

One of the most experienced meteorologists, Maria LaRosa has achieved a lot of success from her broadcasting career. She has always been praised and appreciated for her work for her hard work and dedication. 

Moreover, Maria LaRose has earned a good amount of salary from her work. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of not less than $1 million, but, the amount is still under review. From 2010-18, she worked for The Weather Channel where she was paid over $76.5K a year. 

LaRose also earns a good amount from her online shopping site, She also earned lots of followers on her social media account.  

Maria LaRosa's Personal Life And Dating 

Moving on to her personal life, Maria LaRose is a married woman. She tied the knot to her boyfriend Mariusz Kolakowski after having an affair for months. Her husband earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. 


20 years ago to the day--the night we met. If I could go back & tell these 2 crazy kids about what was ahead... #lifesajourney #myguy

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The husband-wife couple is blessed with three children together and all of them are sons. The couple welcomed their first child, Michael Kolakowski in 2005, the second child, Justin Kolakowski in 2008, and the third child named Tyler Kolakowski on 3rd May 2010. The family currently resides in Metro Atlanta. 


This guy I chose wisely My 3 boys are so lucky to have him as a dad. #HappyFathersDay

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Besides, LaRose loves to read books. She utilizes her leisure time reading books. She cites her favorite author as Ernest Hemingway. She also listens to music and her favorite musician is the Beatles. Apart from being a weather reporter, LaRose is an excellent piano player as well. She is also an avid animal lover has a pet dog named Kona. 

Maria LaRosa's Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Maria LaRosa is 42 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: Scorpio
  • Height = Maria LaRosa stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches or (187cm).
  • Weight =She weighs 57kg(126 pounds).
  • Body Measurement = Her body measurement is 36-26-36 inches.
  • Body Structure: Hourgla s s
  • Hair Color:  Blonde   
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • Age:  November 7, 1976 (age 42 years). 
  • Waist Size: 32 inch
  • Bra Size: 24 inches
  • Hip Size: 34 inches
  • Bra Size: 34B
  • Dress Size: 6(US)

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