Fox 11 Marla Tellez Wiki; Husband, Family, Ethnicity, Age, Height & Facts

Published Date: 15 Sep, 2020 Updated date: 15 Sep, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

Marla Tellez has been involved in broadcast journalism for the past two decades. On the personal side, she has been relishing her married life with finance professional husband over the past three years.

Marla Tellez is an award-winning American journalist currently working as an anchor on KTTV Fox 11 Los Angeles. She is known for her appearance on its weekly show ‘Top Property,’ where she tours Southern California’s many mega-mansions.

Marla Tellez Wiki; Age, Family, Ethnicity, Height

Marla Christine Tellez was born in 1976 in San Francisco, California, the United States that makes her 44 years of age. Her birthday falls on 16 April and her birth sign is Aries according to the wiki sources. She is the youngest child of parents Sam Tellez and Carol Tellez. She grew up in Sebastopol, California with an elder brother named Mario Tellez. An American by nationality, she is of Mexican-American ethnicity.

Tellez with a height of 5 feet 1 inch attended Analy High School in Sebastopol, California. After graduation, she went to Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. There, she graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Communications at the age of 22.

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Her Career; Journey To Fox 11

Marla began her career as a writer and producer at KFTY-TV in Sonoma County. In 2000, she moved to KPIX CBS 5 in San Francisco and she worked on the station’s Evening Magazine. After working for two years, she began her new stint as a news reporter at CBS/CW+/Telemundo-affiliated KION TV.

Moreover, from 2004 to 2007, Tellez worked at CBS 5 KPIX as a correspondent/producer for nightly evening magazine show, Eye on the Bay. Additionally, she was a General Assignment news reporter for CBS 5 Eyewitness News. In 2008, she joined KOB-TV, where she worked as an anchor of Eyewitness News 4 Today and Eyewitness News 4 Midday at noon. Afterward, she joined KNTV/NBC Bay Area in 2010 and anchored the midday newscast for three years.

In 2014, Tellez joined FOX 11 also known as KTTV based in Los Angeles. She now anchors the noon newscast and appears on the network’s weekly segment, Top Property.

Marla Tellez Married Life; Husband

The 44-year-old is now married to her love Jon Colletti for more than three years. The duo exchanged their wedding vows on 9 September 2017. The wedding ceremony was held in San Francisco, California, where both were raised.

The duo first met through online media and started dating. After dating for several months, they got engaged in Santa Monica Pier. Her husband Jon now serves as the Senior Financial Analyst at Blackstone Consulting, Inc. based in Los Angeles. Moreover, he earned his MBA in Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2004.

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Some Interesting Facts About Marla Tellez

  • Marla has appeared in the AMC show Breaking Bad (2008) and the movies Being Charlie (2015) and The Phoenix Incident (2015).
  • In 2006, she won her first Emmy Award for a 30-minute special on alternative fuels. Similarly, she won a second Emmy as a producer/correspondent for the February 2008 airing of “Six Degrees of Love.”
  • She and her father used to watch the game of their favorite MLB team San Francisco Giants.
  • In her spare time, she loves running and often participates in the marathon for the women empowerment campaign.
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