- Full Name Monica Morales
- Birth Date Nov 22, 1992
- Age 30 Years, 10 Months
- Ethnicity Mixed Ethnicity
- Nationality Norwegian-American
- Occupation TV Anchor and Reporter at WPIX-TV
- University University of Florida
- Education Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism
- Husband Robert Adam Mayer
- Husband's Profession Photographer
- Wedding Date Undisclosed
Monica Morales | BiographyHost of Monica Makes It Happen
Monica Morales is a TV anchor and reporter currently tenured at WPIX-TV as the host of their 5:45 pm news segment, 'Monica Makes It Happen.' Moreover, she is also known for her public advocacy regarding housing problems in New York City.
Who is Monica Morales?
Monica Morales is an award-winning journalist, anchor, and TV reporter. She is a recipient of one National Emmy for her contribution to the Breaking News segment. Furthermore, she also bagged an Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in investigative reporting and five other local Emmy Awards.
At present, Morales is best known for anchoring and reporting breaking news and investigative reports on WPIX-TV. She also hosts her live segment, Monica Makes It Happen, every night at 5:45 pm on WPIX and Facebook with several high-profile guests. Her guests include Public Advocate, Legal Aid Society Lawyers, New York City's Comptroller, Borough Presidents, Police Commissioner, State Senators, Tenant Leaders, and City Council members.
Morales started her journalism career in August 2004 as a TV reporter for WNBC Channel 4. She worked there for over five years before jumping into WPIX-TV Channel 11 in August 2009. As an anchor and TV reporter at WPIX, she has already spent over 13 years on the channel.
Besides journalism, Morales has also engaged herself in various social works. She has worked in about 150 development works and has helped in managing the heat and hot water supply in over 55 houses in New York. In addition, she has helped families from the Tri-State to find their respect in society and social justice.
Following her advocacy and contribution to improving public housing in New York City, several high-level officers, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, praised and recognized her. Moreover, she was also invited to the White House in 2018.
Her age, early life, and education.
Monica Morales was born on 22 November 1992. She celebrated her 29th birthday on 22 November 2021 with a dinner with her husband and friends. She shared several pictures from her birthday celebration on her Twitter handle @monicamoralestv alongside a caption that read, "It's my birthday! Anyone else celebrate for a whole week. Out to dinner with my fabulous friends, more like family! And hubs @photorobnyc Here's to 29 again!"
Morales has ceased sharing details of her parents with the public. However, in her recent Instagram post dated 14 May 2022, she revealed that her father was a Norwegian and her mother belonged to the Bolivian Nationality. In the same Instagram post, she also mentioned that her father had recently passed away.
Regarding her academics, Morales achieved her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology from the University of Miami. Further, she enrolled in The University of Florida, School of Journalism and Communication, to pursue her Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism.
She is a mother of two children.
Monica Morales is married to a photographer, Robert Adam Mayer, also known as Photo Rob. He is available on Instagram handle as @photorobnyc, with over 6.3k followers.
Unfortunately, there is no authentic information about their love life and wedding date on the internet. However, the pair are currently parents to their two beautiful kids, son Nonnie and daughter Teresa.
Recently, on the Mother's Day occasion on 8 May 2022, Robert shared a beautiful family picture on his Instagram featuring his wife Morales and their two adorable children.
What is Monica Morales' 2022 Net Worth?
Currently, there are no any authentic websites that have yet published Morales' exact 2022 net worth numbers. However, with a successful reporting career spanning nearly 18 years, her main income source is her journalism career.