Leslie Lopez is a well-known American journalist who is currently working as the weekend weather anchor in KABC-TV, Los Angeles. She is also the weekday morning meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News and drought-tolerant plant enthusiast, according to her Facebook profile.
Over the years, several questions have been asked about Leslie with many wondering if she’s related to Jennifer Lopez the famous American singer. Well, below are answers to most of the questions often asked about her.
Leslie Lopez Bio & Age
There is no information about Leslie Lopez’s date of birth, but she was born in Chino Hills, California, United State. So, she is of American nationality. Leslie is the first of two children of her parents; she has a younger brother named Christopher and has shared a few pictures of her family on her social media pages.
This journalist is a graduate of the University of California, in Riverside, and also attended Mississippi State University where she majored and finished with a certificate in broadcast meteorology; this was in December 2017.
Leslie Lopez began her career at the independent television station, KUSI New Television, in San Diego, where she worked as the weekday morning weather anchor and host. She later moved on to ABC7 channel where she worked closely with John Coleman who is also a founder of the Weather Channel.
Lopez also held dual roles as a reporter and a weekend weather anchor at Bakersfield NBC affiliate, KGET. She interned as a news writer and producer at CBS2/KCAL 9 in Los Angeles. It was here that she nurtured her interest to work in front of the camera.
At the time of this report, Leslie Lopez works as a weather anchor for KABC-TV.
Over the years, Lopez has earned quite a substantial fortune for herself and while there is no accurate report on her annual earnings, her net worth is estimated at around $500,000.
As a journalist, Leslie Lopez has faced a number of criticisms. For instance, she has been tongue-lashed by one of the female weather forecasters on Channel 7 who speaks too fast and with a high-pitch voice. But then, she has not been attached to any form of serious controversy. Her Instagram address is abc7leslielopez; it boasts over 27.5k followers.
Leslie Lopez’s Husband and Son
Leslie Lopez is married to Boos Cruise who serves in the US Air Force. The man completed his studies at US Air Force Academy in EI Paso County, Colorado. The couple got married in 2017 and lives together in their home in Los Angeles with their dog Rufus. They are yet to have kids as of the time of this report.
Is She Related To Jennifer Lopez?
As much as you may easily assume that Leslie Lopez is the sister of a famous singer, actress, dancer, and producer, Jennifer Lopez, she is not. Some websites can be excused for the confusion, but the fact is, there are actually two other popular Leslie Lopez on the internet and none of them has anything to do with the other. Here’s why.
JLo has two sisters both of whom are her only known siblings. The oldest, Leslie Lopez, is said to be a homemaker with two kids; she is also into singing. Her younger sister, Lynda Lopez, is a successful TV Journalist, host, and reporter for WCBS Newsradio 880.
There’s also another Leslie Lopez who is an actress known for her role in the 2017 movie, Blend In, and in a number of other films including The Hudson Tribes; Death By Scrabble (2014), and The Inquisition Of Camilo.
In all the confusion, the ABC7 Leslie Lopez is more prominent and active on the internet. Interestingly, all three ladies are of Latin American descent.
Height and Other Facts about Leslie Lopez
More than her work life, Lopez enjoys indulging in a few hobbies such as reading, writing, hiking, indoor soccer, and lots of beach activities from surfing to scuba diving.
She shares some of her work and personal life on social media, including family trips, birthdays, and what have you. The journalist is 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75 m). She sports brown eyes and dark brown hair.