Michelle Valles Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, KNBC-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Michelle Valles Biography

Michelle Valles is an American Reporter and Anchor working at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, California as a weekday reporter and weekend anchor. She has been working for the station since April 2012.

Michelle Valles Age

Valles was born on October 10 (according to her Instagram post on October 10, 2023), in the United States. She therefore celebrates her birthday on the 10th of October every year. However, she has not revealed her year of birth, hence it is difficult to know how old she is (she might be in her 40s).

Michelle Valles Height

Valles stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Michelle Valles Family

Valles was born to Felix C. Valles Jr (late father) and her mother whose name is unknown. She revealed on her Instagram post on January 22, 2024, that her dad was a sprint runner and he passed away on January 7, 2024. It is also through that post that it is known that Valles has 2 siblings; one of them is a sister called Yip, who is a runner just like her father. Valles’s mother is still alive – she posted her photo on Instagram on October 17, 2023.

Michelle Valles Husband

Valles seems to be single according to her Instagram posts. However, she is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Valles being in any past relationship with anyone.

Michelle Valles Net Worth

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

Michelle Valles
Michelle Valles

Michelle Valles Salary

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

Michelle Valles Education

Valles is a proud 1998 alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism. During her stint at the university, she was part of the NAHJ – National Association of Hispanic Journalists, where she was a student projects honoree.

Michelle Valles Career

Valles serves at KNBC 4 News as a weekday general assignment reporter. She appears in the programs, “Today in LA” and “NBC4 News” (at 11 AM). Also, she serves as a weekend news anchor on “Today in LA” from 7 AM to 8 AM. Valles reports on the news every day, especially when something important happens suddenly. She also talks to different people, like movie makers, local experts, writers, and dignitaries, to understand things better. One of the most important stories she covered was about Rodney King’s death while working for KNBC-TV. She was the first to tell people about it on the news, and she stayed out in the field late into the night to keep reporting on what happened.

Some of Valles’ important moments in her journalism career include investigating the people of America, who were unfairly kept in a prison in Mexico. She also looked into the famous Juarez murders and the conditions in Mexican orphanages. Valles reported on protests at the United States-Mexico border and big events like the death of Lady Bird Johnson, hurricanes Rita and Katrina, and the September 11 attacks. She also had an interesting interview with Willie Nelson where he talked openly about using marijuana and trying to make it legal in the United States.

According to her LinkedIn page, Valles served as a Featured Speaker for Habla Texas 2 at HBO Latin America in Austin, Texas, for 1 year (in 2011), before joining KNBC-TV. Prior to that, she worked as a News Anchor and Lifestyle Host at KEYE-TV in Austin from December 2008 to December 2010. Before her time at KEYE-TV, Valles was an Evening News Anchor and Reporter at KXAN-TV in Austin from July 2003 to September 2008. Her broadcasting journey began at KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas. There she worked as an Evening News Anchor and Reporter for five years (from 1998 to 2003).

Valles has earned several honors and accolades throughout her journalism career. In the year 2017, Valles got a special award called the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award for being really good at broadcast journalism. Before that, people voted her as the “Best Anchor” in Texas. She got this award from the Rare Magazine, the Austin Chronicle, and the Texas Associated Press. She was also on a news team that won the Best Newscast Award from the Texas Associated Press in the year 2007. Additionally, the Austin American Statesman put her on their Fortunate 500 List for helping out the community for 7 years in a row.

Valles really cares about helping out the community. She was a national ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and has volunteered for many local nonprofit groups. She can speak both English and Spanish well and is a member of NAHJ – the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Michelle Valles KNBC-TV

Valles is working at KNBC-TV alongside other famous KNBC-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Lolita Lopez
  2. Melissa Magee
  3. Mekahlo Medina
  4. Shanna Mendiola
  5. Conan Nolan
  6. Annabelle Sedano
  7. Mario Solis
  8. Kathy Vara
  9. Colleen Williams
  10. Robin Winston

Michelle Valles 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 30.2K followers on Instagram, over 8K followers on Facebook, and over 7.9K followers on Twitter.

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