Michaela Pereira Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Nov, 2017
Facts of Michaela Pereira
Date of Birth: 1970 , August-26
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Michaela Pereira
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Saskatoon
Profession Television personality
Working For CNN
Married No
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Michaela Pereira, a well-known television personality, is best known as an anchor for KTLA in Los Angeles. She became a part of CNN morning show New Day which was debuted on 17th June 2013. She is currently working as an anchor the national news program broadcast from the West Coast. 

Early Life and Education

Michaela Pereira was born on 26th August 1970, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is a Canadian by nationality and belongs to the White Canadian ethnicity.

She was graduated from the McGill University with B.A (Bachelor of Arts). Though she has lived in the U.S., she has retained her Canadian citizenship. She is doing a wonderful job in her life and gained fame throughout the world. 


Michaela Pereira is currently working for HLN Network. In 2016, she moved to HLN, a sister channel of CNN news source. She started her career in the early 1990s. 

Michaela Pereira was a co-host of "KTLA morning news" for nine years. This show was rated number one morning newscast. It also received nine awards for "Best Regularly scheduled daily news".

She also hosted "Internet Tonight" on ZDTV which was a daily look at internet websites, funny and interesting things. After this show's cancellation in 2001, she became a regular host for TechLive. She worked well till 2004.

Then she signed into KTLA in Los Angeles. She also co-hosted coverage of Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2007. She received various awards with three news and TV association Golden Mike Awards in 2006 for the live coverage of a news story "Urban Farm Eviction".

She also received two Mark Twain awards in 2004, "Best Live coverage of a news event", "Hostage Standoff Mexican Consulate" and the "Best 60-minute broadcast: KTLA morning news".

It was announced on 28th March 2013 that Michaela would be leaving KTLA to become a host of a new morning show at CNN. Pereira was named anchor of the technology news program "TechLive" on TechTV in San Francisco in 2001. She made her news television debut in 1993 on Canada’s CHEK-TV in Victoria as a reporter and a host of a program. 

Beyond her achievements, Michaela is active in several community organizations working with teens and children. She served as a member of BoD (Board of Directors) for the Long Beach Boys and the Girl's Club, an organization which supports children and takes care of them.

She was also the advisory board of Optimist Youth Home, which provided services for troubled youths. From there, she also earned a good salary for her living.

Personal Life

Michaela Pereira is an unmarried woman. She is not dating anyone currently (publicly).  Also, there are no any rumors about her affairs with someone. She has not met anybody special yet or if she has met someone, she likes to keep it to herself. Her childhood days were marked with diversity, as her parents do not share the same ethnicity (ethnic backgrounds).

Net Worth and Salary

She earned a nice amount of salary working at CNN. The journalists at CNN are paid $89,199-$94,973 yearly. Her net worth is $1 million. 


Pereira has also been honored with various community awards such as Genii Award for excellence in broadcasting from Alliance for Women in Media. The Celebrity Philanthropist Award from the Association of Fund Raising Professionals and the Hollywood Community Leadership Award from the Hollywood Police Activities League.