Jonah Javad Biography
Jonah Javad is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WFAA in Dallas, Texas as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. He has been working for the station since March 2018 after working for WGRZ-TV.
Jonah Javad Age
Javad was born on July 9, 1990, in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. He is therefore 22 years old as of 2022. He celebrates his birthday on the 9th of June every year.
Jonah Javad Height
Javad stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Jonah Javad Family
Javad was born to his loving parents whose names are not known. His father is an Iran immigrant and his mother (Jew) is a Chicago immigrant. It is not known if Javad has any siblings.
Jonah Javad Wife
Javad is married to his lovely spouse, Nalina Shapiro. They had their engagement on June 23, 2018, in their trip to Viking Horses, Iceland. They tied the knot on October 3, 2019. The duo lives in Rockwall, Texas and they love spending their spare time together, as well as with their Newfoundland dog.
Nalina Shapiro is also a public figure, who works as a Senior Associate at LifeSci Search in Dallas, Texas (formerly worked at Korn Ferry). She is also a former anchor/reporter for WIVB/WNLO-TV. Nalina holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Franklin Pierce University and has also interned at WBZ, CBS News, and WMUR.
Jonah Javad Net Worth
Javad has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Jonah Javad Salary
Javad earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jonah Javad Education
Javad is a proud alumnus of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a focus on Radio-TV. H spent 4 years at the university (2008 – 2012). During his time at the university, Javad actively participated in campus life as a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity, taking on roles such as Social Chairman and Philanthropy Chairman.
Jonah Javad Career
Javad serves at WFAA as a Sports Anchor/Reporter and Storyteller. Prior to his time at WFAA, Javad worked at WGRZ-TV in Buffalo/Niagara, New York, from August 2012 to March 2018. During his five years and eight months at WGRZ-TV, he served as a Sports Anchor, Host, and Reporter, delivering sports news and reports to the viewers.
Javad’s career in sports broadcasting began at KOMU 8 & Mid-Missouri CW in Columbia, Missouri. From January 2010 to July 2012, he worked as a Sports Anchor and Reporter, covering local sports events and providing insightful analysis.
Before joining KOMU 8 & Mid-Missouri CW, Javad gained experience as a Sports Broadcaster at Mediacom Communications in Columbia, Missouri, from September 2009 to June 2012. Javad’s passion for sports broadcasting led him to various opportunities, including a position as an Anchor and Writer at Newsy.com in Columbia, Missouri, from August 2011 to December 2011.
He also had the chance to work as a Production Assistant Intern at ESPN in Bristol, CT, for three months in the summer of 2011, gaining valuable industry experience. Furthermore, Javad’s dedication to sports broadcasting led him to intern with NBC Sports Boston as a Boston Celtics Production Intern for four months from May 2009 to August 2009.
Besides being a sports journalist, Javad is also a speechwriter, feature storyteller, and public speaker. His WFAA website says that he is a 5-time Edward Murrow Award-winning and 6-time Emmy Award-winning sportscaster. Javad says that he is proud to be a part of the DFW community and his commitment to working with local initiatives and charities that strive to make the world a better place.
Javad has also tried dancing once in his lifetime. He says that he was part of a hip-hop dance team during his college years and he and his dance group performed in front of large audiences. However, he humorously remarked that attempting the Dougie dance move now would likely result in an ACL injury. During his leisure, he likes golfing (golf is his primary interest), engaging in discussions about golfing sports, cooking (especially grilling), or dancing.
Jonah Javad WFAA
Javad is working at WFAA where he works alongside other famous WFAA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Cleo Greene
- Jesse Hawila
- Matt Howerton
- Cynthia Izaguirre
- Steve “Scoop” Jefferson
- William Joy
- Chris Lawrence
- Mike Leslie
Jonah Javad Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2.8K followers on Instagram.