Janelle Wang Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, KNTV, Net Worth, and Salary

Janelle Wang Biography

Janelle Wang is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for KNTV – NBC Bay Area in San Jose, California as a weekday evening news anchor. Prior to joining the station in July 2011, she worked for ABC News,

Janelle Wang Age

Wang likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s.

Janelle Wang Height

Wang stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 3 inches.

Janelle Wang Family

Wang has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Wang has any siblings.

Janelle Wang Husband / Kid

Wang is a married woman and her spouse is Matt Nelson, an attorney based in San Francisco, California. They tied the knot in December 2009. The couple takes great pride in being dad and mom to their one daughter, Hailey Janelle. She is 7 years old as of 2023 having been born in March 2016. She often posts photos of her daughter on her Instagram Page. During Wang’s leisure time, she likes to hike, golf, and root for the 49ers and San Francisco Giants. Also, she loves to work on raising awareness about cancer and encouraging folks to sign up for the National Marrow Donor Registry.

Janelle Wang Net Worth

Wang has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Janelle Wang
Janelle Wang

Janelle Wang Salary

Wang earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Janelle Wang Career and Education

Wang is a proud alumnus of UC San Diego. She obtained a degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies from the university. She serves at KNTV – NBC Bay Area as a weekday evening news anchor, appearing on the 5 PM, 5:30 PM, and 6 PM newscasts. Over the years with NBC Bay Area, Wang has won 3 Emmy Awards for her outstanding reporting. She got them for reporting on the Valley Fire in Middletown, the North Bay Fires in Wine Country, and the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland. She has gone to Kansas City to report on the San Francisco Giants winning the World Series, and to Sochi, Russia, to report on the Winter Olympics.

Before joining KNTV, she had an extensive 8-year tenure at ABC News as a TV Host, News Anchor, and Reporter. She even had a brief stint as a guest co-host with Regis Philbin on “LIVE with Regis and Kelly” in New York City for a month in the year 2009. Her career started as a General Assignment Reporter at KGW TV for 2 years and 5 months, both in Portland, Oregon, followed by a role as an Anchor and Reporter at KPTV Fox 12 Oregon for 2 years and 4 months.

When she worked at KGO-TV, she reported on various stories, from the problem of steroids in pro sports to the serious San Bruno gas fire. She also reported on the murder trial of Scott Peterson, and her notes from the courtroom were even read by people as far as Europe and South America. While at KGO-TV, Wang hosted a talk show called “The View from the Bay” for the whole 4 years it was on. She had notable guests like Hillary Clinton (Former Secretary of State), Jimmy Carter (President), and Oprah Winfrey (TV Host). Her popularity on the show even got her a chance to co-host “Live with Regis and Kelly” with Regis Philbin.

Janelle Wang KNTV – NBC Bay Area

Wang is working at KNTV where she works alongside other famous KNTV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Raj Mathai
  2. Jessica Aguirre
  3. Laura Garcia
  4. Marcus Washington
  5. Vianey Arana
  6. Audrey Asistio
  7. Gia Vang
  8. Terry McSweeney
  9. Scott Budman
  10. Ginger Conejero Saab
  11. Ian Cull

Janelle Wang 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 10.4K followers on Instagram.

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