Lisa Villegas is a meteorologist, who was famously let go from the station CBS11. Currently, she works for the KOLD/KMSB TV network based in Tucson, Arizona.
- Lisa was born in 1988, and grew up in a traditional Latino family.
- Her parents raised herself and her siblings in Texas, and she has said that she loved her childhood there as she got the opportunity to spend a lot of time outside.
- Education : In high school, Lisa was said to be quite popular and a complete girly girl. She was also voted homecoming queen.
- She attended the Kaplan College in San Antonio, and was a member of their cheerleading squad.
- During her time there, she took an interest in broadcast journalism, and was given the opportunity to intern at local stations.
- This prompted her applying for a place at the Embrey Riddle Aeronautical University, where she was accepted. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors in meteorology.
Career, Salary, Net Worth & Profession :
- Lisa’s first job out of university was with the ABC affiliate station KRG-TV. This required her relocating to the Rio Grande Valley, but the move proved successful, as the local audiences loved her bubbly on-air personality.
- Following her success there, in October 2014 she was offered a role with CBS11 that would allow her to be closer to her family and hometown.
- She took the role, and became responsible for their weather and general newscasts.
- In March 2017, a surprising statement was released by CBS11 that stated that she would no longer appear with their network.
- She chose not to comment on it, and instead focused on a new job offer.
- In October 2017, she began working as the Chief Meteorologist for KOLD/KMSB-TV. She has said that she is very happy with her new network home.
Personal Image, Height & Controversy :
- As a young, beautiful woman, Lisa has attracted some criticism for her looks. While she initially thought her looks would be a negative for her career, she eventually won over crowds with her personality.
- When she was let go from CBS11, it was rumoured that this was due to the sexy images she had posted to her social media accounts.
- In 2016, after a night out on the town with two of her girlfriends, she posted a photo of them to her Instagram account that showed her in a form fitting, low cut mini dress.
- CBS11 felt that the photo did not fit their image as a station, and as she posted her news and weather reports from the station to the account also, they demanded she remove the picture.
- It was removed within 48 hours, but it reportedly started in-fighting between herself and the executives, which ultimately ended with her leaving the network.
Social Media :
- Aside from her on-air weather reports, Lisa also updates the public through her social media accounts. She appears on both Twitter and Instagram under the handle of @wxvillegas.
Lisa Villegas Measurements :
- Eye Color : Brown
- Hair Color : Brown
- Lisa Villegas Height : 5′ 6″
- Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Lisa Villegas Married? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity : Latina
- Nationality : American