- Full Name Jill Marie Nicolini
- Nickname Jill Nicolini
- Birth Date Jan 10, 1978
- Age 45 Years, 2 Months
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Farmingville, New York
- Occupation WPIX 11 Traffic Reporter
- Mother Michelle Nicolini
- High School Sachem North High School
- University New York Institute of Technology
- Relationship Status Undisclosed
- Net Worth 500 Thousand Dollars
Jill Nicolini | BiographyFormer Model and TV Reporter
Jill Nicolini is a famous journalist and former model. She is tenured as a traffic reporter at the New York City-based TV station, WPIX 11.
Who is Jill Nicolini?
Jill Nicolini, full name Jill Marie Nicolini is a renowned American media personality. She is currently associated with WPIX 11 in New York City as their traffic reporter. Moreover, she is also a former fashion model, reality TV star, and actress.
Nicolini was born to her mother, Michelle Nicolini, on 10 January 1978 in Farmingville, New York. Unfortunately, her mother is no longer alive as she lost her battle with small cell lung cancer in early 2017. She is yet to give out any information about her father and other family members to the public.
For education, Nicolini did her high schooling at Sachem North High School in New York. From there, she graduated in 1996 and immediately joined Stony Brook University. However, she studied there only for a year and temporarily halted her studies. Later, in 2000, she joined the New York Institute of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in Communication.
Jill Nicolini’s TV and Reporting Career
The 44 years old reporter first began her career in the journalism industry in 1997. Her first reporting job was at the Long Island-based radio station, WBLI. Later, in 2000, she had a stint as a reporter for the local cable network’s show, Long Island News Tonight.
After that, she joined WPIX in 2004 and began serving as their morning traffic reporter. While there, she also covered the Long Island traffic by helicopter, interviewed several Hollywood celebrities, and worked as a fill-in anchor, reporter, and weather anchor. Nicolini left WPIX in 2011 and joined WNYW as their entertainment reporter. However, she again returned to WPIX in 2017 and has ever since provided traffic reports for the weekday morning news. In addition to WPIX, we can also hear her traffic reports on 1010 AM WINS Radio. Her other TV reporting works include her stints on WLNY TV and WCBS-TV in 2013.
Regarding Nicolini’s modeling and acting career, she participated in the beauty pageant 'Miss Long Island' in 2002. She was crowned the winner of the competition. However, the organizers later stripped her of her crown after her nude photos from a Playboy shoot in 2001 surfaced.
After that, in 2003, Nicolini appeared in season one of the Fox reality series, Married by America. She ended up as the show's winner but did not get married there. Similarly, she also holds several credits as a TV and film actress. Her first venture on the big screen was with an uncredited role in the 2001 film Made. It followed her appearances in feature films and short movies like Survive This (2009 film), Breaking Point (2009 film), Heart and Soul (2010 short film), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021 film), etc.
Is Jill Nicolini Married?
The mother of two sons, Nicolini has dated a few men in the past. However, she has not married yet.
In the early 2000s, she was dating the American radio personality Anthony Cumia. The pair were together until August 2008 and separated after Nicolini found out that he was cheating on her. Reportedly, he was seeing an adult industry blonde while still dating Nicolini.
After Anthony, Nicolini was romantically linked to Joseph Di Virgilio, a hedge fund manager. Unfortunately, no further details are available about their relationship on authentic media sites.
Although Nicolini is not married to a husband, she is the mother of her two beautiful sons. She gave birth to her first son Austin Thomas in 2014 and had her second son Jackson Henry Nicolini in February 2017.
Nicolini regularly posts adorable pictures with her son on her Instagram handle @jillnicolini. Recently, on the occasion of Easter in April 2022, she uploaded a series of photos with her sons with the caption, “Easter Egg Hunt 2022.”
Her Salary and Net Worth in 2022
According to the data on celebritynetworth.com, Nicolini has a net worth equivalent to $500 thousand in 2022. The primary contributors to her wealth are her TV reporting, modeling, and acting career. Unfortunately, her current salary details are not available on any verified media sources.