Quick Facts of Michele Tafoya Vandersall

  • Full NameMichele Tafoya Vandersall
  • Net Worth$2 million
  • Date of Birth17 December, 1964
  • NicknameMichele Tafoya
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Manhattan Beach, California, US
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • ProfessionAmerican sportscaster
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1993–present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Light Brown
  • SpouseMark Vandersall
  • Height5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight136 lbs
  • Body Measurement36-25-35 inches
  • EducationUniversity of California ,University of Southern California
  • Online PresenceTwitter
  • ChildrenTyler,Olivia
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
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Michele Tafoya Vandersall, professionally known as Michele Tafoya, is an American sportscaster who is best known for her work at the NBC News. Currently, she is working for NBC’s program including NBC Sunday Night Football and NBA as a sideline reporter.

Tafoya earns a good amount of money through her successful career as a journalist. Keep reading the article until the end to know about her bio, wiki, age, net worth, salary, etc.

Who Is Michele Tafoya? Bio And Wiki

Michele Tafoya was born on 17th December 1964 as Michele Tafoya Vandersall under the birth sign Sagittarius. Furthermore, she was born to the Orlando Tafoya (father) and Wilma Conley Tafoya (mother) in Manhattan Beach, California, US.

As per Tafoya’s citizenship, she is American and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. She graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. Later, she gained a master’s degree from the University of Southern California with the major subject business administration in 1991.

How Much Is Michele Tafoya’s Net Worth And Salary?

Michele Tafoya’s net worth is reportedly around $2 million as of 2019. The American reporter has amassed this hefty amount from her successful professional news anchoring career for more than two decades. Moreover, from her journalism career, she has been successful to earn fame, name, and recognition in the broadcasting field.

As we know, Tafoya is one of the well-known journalists who is considered as a well-paid journalist by NBC Sports. She is getting a good paycheck working with NBC Network since she joined in July 2011. In addition, Michele’s also received a good salary from the TV show WCCO where she worked three years from 2009.

Furthermore, Michele Tafoya also worked with ESPN as an announcer. Currently, Tafoya earns an average salary of over $200000 per year.

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Know About Michele Tafoya’s Married Life And Children

The NBC newscaster, Michele Tafoya is a married woman. She tied the knot to her husband Mark Vandersall, Minneapolis-based financial advisor. The couple first met in 1993 when Tafoya was working at the Minnesota radio station KFAN-AM. After the first meeting, they starting dating and officially got married on 30th May 2000.

Michele Tafoya with her husband Mark Vandersall

Tafoya once said in an interview that the reporter had two miscarriages in a year. After that, the couple went for a fertility specialist, and she became pregnant through fertilization with twins but again had a miscarriage.

After losing four babies, Michele along with her husband Mark made a decision of adopting a baby girl. They adopted a baby-boy Tyler in 2005. In November 2007, the newscaster stated that the joy of Tyler’s arrival overwhelmed the grief of losing her unborn-kids. Then, after almost two and a half years in 2009, they adopted a new-born daughter, Olivia from Colombia.

Michele Tafoya with her children

Despite ups and downs in Michele’s life, she is living happily along with her husband and two adopted children where she keeps them above all the priorities.

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What Is Michele Tafoya’s Height And Weight?

Michele Tafoya’s current age is 54 years. Furthermore, she stands tall at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 136 lbs or 62 kg.

Tafoya has well maintained her slim built body with the bra size of 32B and body stats of ‎36-25-35 inches. Likewise, she has a light brown hair color and a pair of black eyes.