Laura Velasquez, an American meteorologist, and broadcaster is probably the familiar TV face. She has forecasted almost everything from blizzards to severe thunderstorms and floods. Currently, Laura works for AccuWeather since after her recruitment in September 2015.
Professional for over 10 years, the West Michigan native became the Best Weathercast MAB in 2013. From her successful career, Velasquez is estimated to have a net worth in the 6 to 7-digit figure, i.e. hundreds of thousand dollars.
As of 2023, Velasquez has a net worth in the 6-digit figure, or let’s say hundreds of thousand dollars, the exact figure being a mystery for now.
However, some online source claim that the American broadcaster owns way more net worth, which is thought to be in the range of $1.7 million-$2 million.
The Central Michigan University alumni, Laura began went professional after joining WOOD-TV as a meteorologist in August 2007 and worked till July 2014. Since then, Laura Velasquez is active on her career as a meteorologist adding massive earnings in her worth.
American meteorologist and broadcaster Laura Velasquez owns hundreds of thousand dollars net worth
Certainly, working professionally for over 10 years, Laura could have filled her pocket with bundles of dollars. Meanwhile, Velasquez is working for Accuweather as a meteorologist and broadcaster since September 2015.
Even if her annual earnings is not out, as a veteran, Laura surely sums up more than Accuweather’s meteorologist average salary of $31,571 - $50,000.
Well, as per the Department of Labor in the US, the median salary for a meteorologist working in broadcast television is $88,850.
After completion of her degree from Central Michigan University and then from Mississippi State University, Laura Velasquez started to work for WOOD-TV (August 2007-July 2014).
Then, she joined KDVR/KWGN in Denver, Colorado, where she served as a meteorologist, from July 2014 to August 2015. Later, Velasquez went on to work for Accuweather.
Probably, in her service of many years, Laura made massive tens of thousand dollars or even hundreds of thousand dollars as salary.
Meanwhile, the endorsement deals or earnings from her sponsorships is not out. But Laura could possibly make a hefty sum from endorsement.
For a fact, she is not active on Instagram but has a Twitter account with over 8K followers.
Besides meteorology, Laura Velasquez is also an active social worker and has participated in many charity works and events.
Sources report that the West Michigan native resides in State College, Pennsylvania. The further details on her residence are not out, but Laura does own a house in her hometown West Michigan, worth hundreds of thousand dollars.
The average house price in Michigan costs around $121,300, accompanying the house insurance premium of $908 per year.
For now, the details on Laura’s cars and other asset collection is not out.
She is a dog person and owns a poodle dog, Jet, that can cost anywhere between $1200 and $2000.
Laura Velasquez and her poodle dog named Jet
Well, Laura is an avid runner and has completed 6 marathons. Apart from her expenses on daily life luxury, the American meteorologist also makes expenses on clothes and travels. No doubt that she lives a quality lifestyle.
As a noble American citizen, Laura is liable to pay property and income taxes. Her Michigan house seeks around 1.58% of its market value as property tax.
On the other hand, she has to pay $27,100 as income tax upon her annual revenue of $100,000, taxes include 15.41% Federal tax, 7.65% FICA and 4.08% State tax.
Laura Velasquez was born in West Michigan, the United States to Rick and Tracy Velasquez. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Since her birth date is not out, Laura’s age is not disclosed but is alleged to be in her 30s.
The attendant of Jenison High School, Velasquez obtained her B.S in Meteorology, math and Geographic Science from Central Michigan University (2004-2008).
Later in 2011, she enrolled at Mississippi State University and completed Master’s in Applied Meteorology in 2015.
Well, Laura Velasquez is an unmarried woman but is engaged to her boyfriend-turned-fiancé Josh. The couple got engaged in February 2017, and she took to Facebook to announce her engagement with a cute picture of her future husband.
Laura Velasquez is engaged to her fiance Josh
For now, the detail on their courtship is not out. Also, they are yet to disclose their marriage plans.