Michelle Alegria is one of the prominent faces of FOX 32 Chicago and her contribution to the news network has been undeniable. A significant name in broadcast journalism, Michelle specializes in traffic reporting and her professional career has spanned over 20 years now. Michelle has earned recognition working with several reputed networks like ABC and NBC during her career.
The famous journalist has also made guest appearances in Hollywood movies such as Sofia Coppola’s 2013 film, ‘The Bling Ring’, where she was seen playing the part of a TV reporter. Michelle was also seen co-hosting ABC News’ special New Year’s Eve show, ‘Countdown Chicago’. The reporter has several accolades including a few Emmy awards to her credit.
Michelle Alegria Family: Married, Kids, Single Mother
The traffic reporter prefers to keep her personal life away from public eyes. Little is known about the FOX 32 Chicago presenter’s marriage, which has not been permanent. Once happily married, Michelle got divorced from her husband for reasons unknown. Reportedly, the two had separated on amicable terms and agreed to raise their children together.
However, tragedy struck the family when Michelle lost her ex-husband to death in 2017. The professional journalist was left alone with the responsibility of her three children, son CJ and daughters Sofia and Fiona Alegria. Despite her demanding career, Michelle worked exceptionally hard to be a devoted mother to her kids.
The single mother now lives in Chicago with her children, who have grown to acknowledge her efforts. In 2017, in a heartfelt letter written to her mother, Sofia, Michelle’s daughter, expressed her appreciation for her mother’s hard work in bringing up her and her siblings. Michelle has not only emerged as a successful single mom in her personal life, but has also taken her career in broadcast journalism to new heights. Currently, as a traffic news specialist for Fox 32, Michelle Alegria makes over $40,000 annually, adding to her impressive net-worth.
Michelle Alegria Bio: Age, Education, Siblings, Career
Born in Chicago, Michelle was raised in Melrose Park, a village in Cook County in Illinois, alongside her two siblings, a brother named Eric Alegria and a sister. Michelle inherits her Mexican ethnicity from her parents who migrated to the US from Mexico. Born in the 1990’s, Michelle’s birthday falls on the 4th of November.
Michelle’s brother is a professional actor, seen appearing on the comedy film, ‘CHiPs’ in 2017. The news reporter graduated from the Trinity High School in Illinois and eventually, completed her college education from the Columbia College with a major in in Broadcast Journalism in 2006. Michelle also studied acting for a year at the Baron Brown Acting Studio in 2011. This table shows how she has succeed in her career.
|Castle||2014-2016||TV Series||Reporter / Newscaster / News Anchor|
|Stockholm, Pennsylvania||2015||News Anchor|
|Grey’s Anatomy||2014||TV Series||Morning Anchor|
|It’s Dark Here||2013||Funeral Mourner|
|The Bling Ring||2013||Female TV Reporter #1|