Quick Facts of Gasia Mikaelian
- Full NameGasia Mikaelian
- Date of Birth1975 /07 /04
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceBay Area, United States Of America
- ProfessionNews reporter and anchor
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourBlack
- SpousePaul Perez
- Height5 feet 5 inches
- EducationSan Diego State University
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter and Facebook
- ChildrenTigran and Zaven Perez
“If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride hence, never quit, you’ll be a winner.” The same thing happened to Gasia Mikaelian who never gave up and worked with the full dedication that resulted in huge success in her career.
She is a proud Armenian personality and currently serves as the lead anchor for KTVU in the Bay Area. It’s the same network where Emmy award-winning journalist, Heather Holmes works as a co-anchor of KTVU Channel 2 Weekend News. Moreover, she had also worked as a reporter for KSWT and reported in Huntsville, Alabama for two years.
She is a married woman. Her husband is Paul Perez. In order to know further details regarding her marital life, read the whole biography.
Gasia Mikaelian’s Bio, Wiki (Family)
Gasia Mikaelian was born on 4th July 1975 in the greater Bay Area. She holds an Armenian nationality and belongs to the Armenian-American ethnical background as she was born to an Armenian family. Her first name Gasia means cinnamon. She was raised in Livermore, California, the USA.
Her family had emigrated to the United States shortly before her birth, for their better life. Though their parents came to the USA, they were more concerned about their children not losing their Armenian heritage. Therefore, Gasia and her siblings all had traditional names.
Gasia attended a Saturday School for Armenians throughout her entire childhood. With her parents’ demand, she started attending the Las Positas College and completed all the writing courses within the 2-year period. Later she joined the San Diego State University and studied journalism with the initial plan of going into radio broadcasting.
While in San Diego University, she served in University’s Radio Station and wrote for the University Newspaper. After getting interested in that job, she then went on to work at the KMB station which is known for both television and radio. In 1997, the station began making cuts from their radio division and Mikaelian joined with television so as to hold a job. Since then, she is serving as a television reporter for the networks in Alabama, Arizona, Huston, and Califonia.
Later in 2005, she switched to the KTVU and worked as a lead anchor. As of 2018, she is on Mornings on 2 on KTVU FOX 2 which came on every weekday. Moreover, she is also at the farmer’s market or in the kitchen every weekend.
Gasia Mikaelian’s Net Worth & Salary
Concerning Gasia’s net worth, she earns a decent amount of money from her profession as a news reporter and an anchor. There is no information about her net worth but as per the sources it is claimed that her yearly salary was $250,000 in 2015.
As she has been working as a news reporter and an anchor for two decades, there is no doubt that her net worth is more than $1 million. However, she has not revealed her salary and net worth yet. It is under review.
Besides, she is spending quite a cash to maintain her lifestyle in a lavishing way. Furthermore, appearing as a mentor in various radio and television show might also be her one of the sources of income.
Gasia Mikaelian’s Personal Life (Husband & Married)
KTVU lead anchor, Mikaelian is a happily married woman. She tied a knot with Paul Perez in 2006. After meeting him, she considered taking his name professionally so that it would be easier to pronounce. The couple welcomed their first child, a son Tigran Perez in 2008, and welcomed their second child, a son Zaven Perez in 2010.
As her husband is also an Armenian, she chose to give her children traditional names. She also teaches her sons Armenian language. She felt guilt over leaving her children after 6 months of their birth. So they made a decision that her husband, Paul would remain home with the boys to raise them.
Apart from her career, she enjoyed writing, reading and talking. She wrote for her school newspaper and was voted Most Talkative for Senior Favorites. Concerning her online presence, she is active on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.