Audrey Puente Biography
Audrey Puente is an American journalist currently serving as a meteorologist and feature reporter for FOX 5 News. She reports at 6 and 10 p.m on the station’s weekend newscasts. Before that, She worked as a chief weather anchor providing forecasts for the station at WWOR-TV/My9 “My9 News.
Audrey Puente Age
Audrey was born in New York City, New York, in the United States, on March 3, 1970. She is 51 years old.
Audrey Puente Height
Puente stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches (Approx 1.68 m).
Audrey Puente Education
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication from the University of Syracuse. Audrey later joined the University of Mississippi State where she obtained her Master of Science degree in Geosciences with an emphasis on Meteorology.
Audrey Puente Family
She was born to her father Ernest Anthony Puente Jr and mother Margaret Ascencio in New York. Her father was famously credited as “King of Latin Jazz” and “The King of the Timbales” and was a worldwide legendary Latin percussionist. Her father died in a New York City Hospital on May 31, 2000, at the age of 77 due to heart disease. Audrey has two siblings, named Richard Puente, and her brother Tito Puente Jr who is also a musician.
Audrey Puente Husband
She is happily married to her beloved husband called Jay Thompson. On September 18, 2004, The couple tied the knot at The White Room in St. Augustine, Florida. Audrey and her husband Jay are blessed with three kids named Mateo, Santana, and Lola Jaye.
Audrey Puente Salary
Audrey receives an annual salary of $150, 440. This is according to Fox 5 News anchor’s/reporters’ salaries.
Audrey Puente Net Worth
Audrey Puente has an approximate net worth of $3 million to $5 million.
Audrey Puente Career
She presently serves for Fox 5/WNYW as a feature reporter and meteorologist. Before that, Audrey served as a chief weather anchor providing forecasts at WWOR-TV/My9. Before that, Puente provided weather forecasts for “CBS 2 News This Morning”. In addition, She also provided fill-in reports named “The Early Show” for the CBS national morning program.
Before working at WCBS-TV, Audrey served as a meteorologist for WNBC-TV where she delivered weekend reports for “Today in New York”. Previously, She served for WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi, as the weekend meteorologist where she reported the station newscasts at 5 p.m and 10 p.m.
Before that, She served as the weekend weather anchor for WXVT-TV in Greenville, Mississippi, and as the weekday weather anchor at WJCL-TV in Savannah, Georgia. Her career journey started as a production assistant at WNYW-TV located in New York.