Marla Tellez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Aug, 2018
Facts of Marla Tellez
Date of Birth: 1976 , April-16
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Marla Tellez
Birth Name Marla Christine Tellez
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Francisco
Ethnicity white
Profession news anchor
Married Yes
Married to Jon Colletti (m. 2017)
Education Sonoma State University
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Marla Tellez is a television anchor and host for KTTV-TV,  a Los Angeles, California-based television channel. Since 2014, Tellez has been anchoring KTTV's early morning news program along with a co-anchor Tony McEwing.

Tellez was a producer and correspondent for CBS in San Francisco, and before that she was an anchor at KOB in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is a married woman. She is married to Jon Colletta since September 2017. Her estimated net worth is $12 million as of August 2018. 

Early Life And Education Of Marla Tellez

Marla Tellez was born on 16 April 1976 in San Francisco, the United States as Marla Christine Tellez. She grew up in Sebastopol, California. Tellez’s nationality is American, and her ethnicity is White. Her birth sign is Aries.

Marla Tellez completed her high school in California from one of the renowned school from her native town. Later, she joined Sonoma State University. Tellez earned a BA in Political Science with cum laude from Sonoma State University in 1998.

After the graduation, she decided to pursue her career as a television personality. Due to her education in the political background, she was quickly able to rise in the field.

Marla Tellez's Career

Marla Tellez made her career debut as Associate Producer in April 2000 for CBS 5 San Francisco. During her two years and eight months’ period at the television, she worked as an anchor of nightly magazine show, Evening Magazine.

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She joined KION-TV in 2002 as News reporter. She re-joined CBS 5 San Francisco after one year in the KION-TV with a higher responsibility of Correspondent and reporter. During her three years at CBS 5, she worked in shows Eye on the Bay and CBS 5 Eyewitness News.

In 2008, she moved to KOB-TV as an anchor. Tellez was featured in 5-7 am Eyewitness News Four midday, 12-1pm and Morning and Midday shows, Eyewitness News Four Today. After three years in KOB-TV, she moved to NBC Bay area as an anchor.

Tellez has experience working at Fox morning news in California which she joined in January 2014. And since 2014, Tellez has been working as anchor and reporter for KTTV/KCOP-TV. She anchors the 10a &12p newscast.

Marla Tellez's Net Worth And Salary

Her estimated net worth is $12 million as of August 2018. She earns a huge amount from her journalism career. According to a source, a news anchor in California receives $31K-$315K annually. So, we can assume that her salary is somewhere in the above range.

Marla Tellez’s net worth and salary information are under review. She is active on Instagram and Twitter with thousands of followers. And her bio is updated on several websites including in Wikipedia. Tellez is also active on Facebook, and it seems that she is highly interested in interacting with her fans.

Marla Tellez's Personal Life, Affair, Married, Husband

Marla Tellez is a married woman. She is married to John Colletti since 2017. The pair first met online through Marla’s friend. They eventually began talking and went on a date for the first time. Their second date was in a concert at the Santa Monica Pier. A few months later, he surprised her with a romantic proposal at the same sandy spot. After some months, the couple wed on 9 September 2017 in San Francisco, California.


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Marla Tellez was in a relationship.  She has confirmed her relationship by posting an image with her boyfriend on Instagram. In the picture, she was with her boyfriend holding wine glass on the occasion of 2017's Valentine's Day. 

She is not married yet; she might have her plans and vision for it. His Instagram is filled with her personal and professional life. 

In the past, there have been several rumors regarding Tellez’s affair, but none of them has been confirmed officially. Tellez was involved in a car accident on April 2016 in which she was hit by a texting driver. She was very fortunate to survive without any injury. Telle currently lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.