Quick Facts of Markina Brown
Markina Brown’s name found its way into the broadcast journalism as the first African-American female meteorologist in Southern California and first black female chief meteorologist in Atlanta, Georgia.
Likewise, she is a weekend meteorologist at CBS Los Angeles KCBS-TV and also carries the Television Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
Thus far, Brown had a few roles as an actress in the film industry including Peppermint (2018), Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016) and Cyborgs Universe (2017). She earns a salary of $300,000 from her career. As of now, fans are more interested to know her love life and professional life achievements. So stay plugged in with us for all details on Brown.
Who is Markina Brown? Bio and Wiki
Markina Brown was born on 18th February in Detroit, Michigan but she hasn’t mentioned her age anywhere. As per her bio, Brown’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. Further, she is the only child of her parents but there is no information about her parents, siblings, and her early childhood.
But once back in 2014, Markina mentioned her sister as Queen Sheena in her Instagram. In fact, she is also the cousin of former CBS correspondent Randall Pinkston. Brown holds American citizenship whereas her ethnicity is African-American.
She attended Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant in 1991. There she graduated twice in bachelor, the first in Broadcast Journalism and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University. She also has a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations.
After 10 years of graduation, CBS meteorologist went back to school to get another Bachelor’s degree in 2005 and attended Mississippi State University with a concentration in Meteorology in Oktibbeha Country, Mississippi. She graduated in 2008.
How much is Markina Brown’s Net Worth and Salary?
Markina Brown’s has concealed the exact amount of net worth, some sources accumulated it is around $4 million as of 2019. As she has been active in the broadcasting career for more than 17 years as a meteorologist and reporter.
Furthermore, she has worked for many news organizations such as KPLR-TV(St. Louis, Missouri) and at WSYM(Lansing, Michigan), WBBM-TV(Chicago, Illinois), WOIO/WUAB-TV(Cleveland, Ohio), KTLA-TV(Southern California) and CBS46 Atlanta News as a meteorologist.
Brown also served for CBS affiliate KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. At the current time, her exact salary has not declared in any media, the estimation of her salary is done on the basis of the salary of an average artist in the industry. Henceforth, a 17 years long career in broadcast meteorology has named her a senior level post at CBS and paid an estimated amount of $45,443 per annum.
More than that, CBS meteorologist also appears as a guest on a different tv and radio shows. Her appearance in such shows also helps to score extra income.
Plus, Markina Brown is active in Public Speaking, Boxing, Martial Arts – Taekwondo, Roller Skating, Modeling, Teleprompter, and Voiceover.
Markina Brown’s Height, Weight
The eminent actress and meteorologist, Markina Brown owns a height of 5 feet 7 inch. Further, the details about her body measurements and weight are unknown. Likewise, Brown has a pair of brown eyes and her hair color is brown. Her weight is 130 lb which is equal to 59kg.
Is Markina Brown’s Married in 2019? Then who is her Husband?
Speaking of now, Markina Brown relationship status is married but hasn’t disclosed much about her personal life to the media. Seem, Brown is an extremely private person who loves to hide her love life or husband identification under the wraps.
Back in an interview of 2008, Brown revealed that she was a married woman. As per her, she and her husband tied the knot on 17th June 2008. The wedding happened in the garden of Caesars Palace. The wedding took place on the day of her husband’s birthday and they went to Cancun, Mexico for a honeymoon.
Since then, there are no details about her married life. Seems their wedded life is still going smoothly. So, we can assume the couple is enjoying their married life for more than 10 years. Hence, no news of the couple getting divorced is out in the media. In 2009, the couple attended the 3rd Annual Tribute To 51 Sheroes.
Despite being married for ten years, Markina and her spouse are yet to have a child together.
Markina Brown Remarkable Career
After graduation, Makina Brown initially started her job in 1995 in Lansing, Michigan. Then, in 1999 she went to KPLR 11 in St.Lousi and worked as a reporter and weathercaster until 2002.
Moreover, Brown worked as a meteorologist for several news stations including KPLR-TV (St. Louis, Missouri) and at WSYM (Lansing, Michigan), WOIO/WUAB-TV (Cleveland, Ohio), WBBM-TV (Chicago, Illinois), KTLA-TV(Southern California). Later in October 2010, she joined CBS46 Atlanta News as the primary meteorologist and worked there for 4 years.
Besides broadcasting, she is also an actress who worked in Peppermint (2018), Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016) and Cyborgs Universe (2017). But in 2016, Markina joined the CBS affiliate KCBS-TV in Los Angeles and worked as a meteorologist till 2018 for its Los Angeles.
Markina Brown’s Interesting Fact
- Brown is now a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Council of Negro Women.
- She is also a member of the American Meteorologist Society, the National Weather Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
- Markina was a member of the Urban League of Greater.