Cynthia Izaguirre Biography
Cynthia Izaguirre is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WFAA in Dallas, Texas as a news anchor. She is well-known for her dedication to Wednesday’s Child.
Cynthia Izaguirre Age
Izaguirre was born on January 11, 1975, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She is therefore 48 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on the 11th of January every year.
Cynthia Izaguirre Height
Izaguirre stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Cynthia Izaguirre Family
Izaguirre was born to her loving parents, whose names are not known. Both her parents are Ecuadorian, immigrants. Her mother worked as a seamstress. Izaguirre was raised alongside her 2 older sisters, whose names are not known. She and her sisters were all raised by their mother alone as a single mom.
Cynthia Izaguirre Husband
Izaguirre is married to her lovely spouse, Jeremy Tilley, an architect. They tied the knot in October 2010. Izaguirre refers to her husband as ‘Captain Awesome’. Her husband; Jeremey, is a residential architect.
Cynthia Izaguirre Children / Twins
Izaguirre and her husband take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 identical twin kids; a daughter and a son: Karina and Simon Tilley, respectively. The twins are 11 years old as of 2023 having been born in the year 2012. Izaguirre likes spending her spare time with her husband and kids.
Cynthia Izaguirre Net Worth
Izaguirre has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Cynthia Izaguirre Salary
Izaguirre earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Cynthia Izaguirre Education
Izaguirre is a proud alumnus of the University of North Texas where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and minors in Spanish and Political Science. She also studied at Herbert Marcus Elementary and Longfellow Academy of Middle School but graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School.
Cynthia Izaguirre Career
Izaguirre serves at WFAA as a news anchor, where his specialization is in TV news and weekly Wednesday’s Child reports. She grew up watching the WFAA channel, and she says that she considers it a great honor and privilege to work alongside some of the most exceptional journalists in the country. Izaguirre takes pride in being employed by a company that values diversity and encourages authenticity. Reporting on challenging stories requires courage, and she appreciates that WFAA encourages bravery for the betterment of the community they serve.
One of Izaguirre’s greatest accomplishments is her involvement with Wednesday’s Child. Since the year 2011, she has been responsible for producing and anchoring segments that aim to find safe and loving homes for abused and neglected children. Izaguirre serves on the Board of Directors for TexProtects: The Texas Association for the Protection of Children. She is dedicated to advocating for the most vulnerable children within our communities.
Besides being passionate about TV news, Izaguirre also has a passion for sewing. Inspired by her mother, who worked as a seamstress, Izaguirre recently purchased her own sewing machine. She aspires to become proficient enough to sew her own on-air clothing someday, adding a personal touch to her wardrobe.
Cynthia Izaguirre Adoption
In a Facebook post dated May 2, 2018, she shared her journey through the Child Protective Services (CPS) system, revealing that she spent 3 1/2 years in CPS. During that time, she became an adoptive parent to two older boys who had previously resided in six different foster homes. Additionally, she mentioned that the youngest adoptive son had been placed in five foster homes. She expressed her intention to finalize the adoption process in July of that same year.
Cynthia Izaguirre Illness / COVID-19
In the year 2021, Izaguirre shared her personal experience of contracting COVID-19 after being vaccinated, in an interview. As an alumna of Thomas Jefferson High School, Izaguirre revealed that she caught the virus while attending a wedding in St. Louis during the weekend of July 24. While she wore a mask during the ceremony, she took it off during the reception. The following week, she returned to work for two days and initially felt great. However, on the second night, she developed a headache and ended up sleeping the entire next day.
Describing her symptoms, Izaguirre compared it to having a severe cold or mild flu. Fortunately, her husband and children did not fall ill. During the news segment, Izaguirre invited her doctor to provide insight. The doctor affirmed that the vaccine had performed as intended, indicating that although Izaguirre contracted the virus, the vaccine’s efficacy was not compromised.
Cynthia Izaguirre WFAA
Izaguirre is working at WFAA where she works alongside other famous WFAA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Cleo Greene
- Jesse Hawila
- Matt Howerton
- Jonah Javad
- Steve “Scoop” Jefferson
- William Joy
- Chris Lawrence
- Mike Leslie
Cynthia Izaguirre Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 1.7K followers on Instagram.