Who is Evelyn Taft?
Evelyn Taft, born on the 24th of August 1984, is an American journalist, news anchor and meteorologist, who became known through her work on CBS/KCAL.
Evelyn Taft’s Early Life
Taft was born the daughter of Russian-Jewish parents in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a well-travelled child, visiting places including London, Israel, and France. She also grew up speaking multiple languages, including French, Hebrew and Russian thanks to her parents.Taft went to Menlo School during her high school years in Atherton, California, then studied at the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California, taking up a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. During her college years, she started getting involved in weather forecasting and reporting, which eventually led to her qualifying for a Certificate in Meteorology at Mississippi State University.
Evelyn Taft’s Career
Taft’s career started out as a forecaster at the station KION, then she was able to move to KCOY station, working as a reporter and weather presenter. After that she moved to San Francisco and worked for KRON 4, once again as a weather forecast presenter. Her early years as a weather forecaster and reporter helped establish her career as well as her net worth.
In 2010, Taft received a breakthrough in her career when she joined KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, working for the station as a night meteorologist, presenter, and even diving into being an editor and director, all of which helped the network increase its ratings, and not only helping her career but also increasing her wealth too.
Aside from being a reporter, Taft is also a member of the National Weather Association, and has been granted the Association’s Seal of Approval. Today, Taft is still active as a reporter and presenter for CBS 2, KCAL’s sister network, working for the station’s weekday newscasts along with Rick Garcia and Sharon Tay.
— Evelyn Taft (@EvelynTaft) April 20, 2018
Evelyn Taft’s Body Measurement
Taft’s height is 5ft 4ins (160cms), she weighs 132lbs (60kgs), and her vital statistics are 39-25-37.
Evelyn Taft’s Net Worth
As of mid-2018 and based on authoritative sources, Taft’s net worth is $1 million, acquired from her years working in the media industry as a meteorologist, reporter, presenter, and even a director.
Evelyn Taft’s Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Taft has been married to Ross Resnick since 2011, and they have two children together.