|Occupation Television anchor|
Name Janelle Wang
Home town San Francisco Bay Area
|Alma mater University of California, San Diego|
Television KNTV NBC Bay Area Television anchor (2011–present), KGO ABC7 San Francisco Anchor, reporter, TV host (2003–2011) KGW News Channel 8 Portland Reporter (prior to 2003)
Education University of California, San Diego
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- Family Details
- Parents Siblings
- Husband Matt Nelson
- Daughter Hailey
- Early life and education
- Professional career
- Career History
- Personal life
- Net Worth
- Where is the Person Now
Parents & Siblings
The name and whereabouts of Wang's parents and siblings are not disclosed. She, however, keeps posting pictures and messages for her father and mother on her Instagram and Twitter account. She is also seen posting pictures with her sister on social media quite frequently.
Husband Matt Nelson
Janelle Wang started dating an attorney from San Francisco, Matt Nelson in 2007. After two years of successful and smooth relationship, the duo tied the knot in 2009 and have been living a happily married life ever since.
Janelle and Matt welcomed their first baby together, a daughter in March 2016. They named her 'Hailey'. Janelle keeps sharing pictures and videos of her daughter on her Instagram page. From birthdays to school pickups and Sunday outings, her Instagram is loaded with several cute and funny pictures of Hailey and Janelle.
Early life and education
She has also reported on a variety of notable news events throughout her career, including:
Wang joined the team at NBC Bay Area in July 2011 after spending eight years with KGO. She joined KNTV at the same time as Jon Kelley, and in a press release announcing the addition of the two journalists, Jonathan Mitchell, vice president of news for NBC Bay Area, stated, "We're very happy to add these two strong, experienced journalists to our newsroom. They join an award winning team that is dedicated to producing the deepest, most thorough newscasts in the Bay Area."
Prior to joining KNTV, Wang was anchoring and reporting at ABC7 in San Francisco. She also hosted ABC7's daytime talk show "The View from the Bay". The live, 1-hour talk show aired weekdays and featured a studio audience. Janelle hosted more than 1000 "live" episodes during the show's 4-year run. She also co-hosted the show "Everyday Living" on the Live Well HD Network, which aired in 11 cities around the country including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, and Boston. She had been with KGO since February 2003.
According to her official website bio,
During her time (at KGO), she hosted "The View from the Bay" for its entire 4 year run. She was nominated for multiple Emmys for her work on the "live" one hour, daily talk show. Guests included Oprah, Joan Rivers, and the cast of Twilight, as well as political figures like Presidents Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She also cooked with celebrity chefs, including Curtis Stone, Hubert Keller, and Martin Yan. Wang's popularity and viewer appeal landed her a co-hosting spot with Regis Philbin on "Live with Regis and Kelly".
Before returning to the Bay Area (Wang is a native of the Bay Area), Wang worked in cities up and down the West Coast. She began her career in Medford, Oregon, and made stops in Salinas, California and Portland, Oregon.
During her career, she has gained experience as an anchor, reporter, talk show host, producer, photographer, editor, and weather forecaster.
Wang has also trained at "Voicetrax", one of the nation’s premier voice over academies.
Janelle currently works with NBC as an anchor. As per sources, the average salaries offered by NBC to its employees range from $33,774 to $112,519 a year making Janelle's net worth around $1 to $1.5 million as of 2020.
Where is the Person Now ?
As of March 25 2020 , Janelle Wang presently works as an anchor with the NBC television news channel. She can be seen hosting the 5 pm news on NBC Bay Area. Apart from this she also hosts international reports on NBC Bay Area News at 6 pm every day. She lives with her daughter and family in San Francisco. She is often spotted showing off her golf skills in the city's golf club as well as hanging out on the streets, ice cream parlors, playschools, and parks with her daughter Hailey in the city.