Darlene Rodriguez Biography
Darlene Rodriguez born Darlene Pomales is an American co-anchor of Today in New York on WNBC. She became co-anchor of the show in July 2003 after serving as a reporter for WNBC and then co-anchor of Weekend Today in New York.
She has also served as a fill-in newsreader for Ann Curry and later, Natalie Morales on The Today Show on NBC. Before working for WNBC, Rodriguez was a general assignment reporter for WCBS Newsradio 88 for four years, and worked as a reporter for the BronxNet cable television network.
Darlene Rodriguez Education
Rodriguez0 is a 1988 graduate of Christopher Columbus High School in that borough. In 1992 she graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in broadcast journalism and political science.
While in college, she was instrumental in creating various local cable news programs which focused on cross-cultural cuisines. Rodriguez’s passion for cooking and crocheting (which she learned as a child) still occupy most of her free time.
Darlene Rodriguez Age
She was born on June 16, 1970 in New York City, New York, United States.
Darlene Rodriguez Husband
Rodriguez is married to David Rodriguez who is a former highly decorated veteran of the New Rochelle Police Department. The couple has two children son, David Jake, and a daughter named Natalia.
In 2008, Rodriguez’s husband, David was accused of misusing his authority to have sexual contact with a teen girl. David was initially charged with first-degree rape after being involved in raping the 17-year-old girl after he and other cops arrested her 35-year-old boyfriend for domestic violence.
He was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge and ordered to stay away from the victim for five years.
Regarding the severity of her husband’s crime and her public personality, many commentators speculated that Rodriguez’s marriage was heading towards a divorce.
However, in contrary to the beliefs, Rodriguez stood by her husband stating that she and her husband had a tremendous amount of love in their marriage, and they would like to get on with their lives as a family.
Rodriguez also clarified that she was not seeking a divorce from her husband, instead wanted to support him during his tough times. She now resides in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
Darlene Rodriguez Salary | Darlene Rodriguez Net Worth
Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $ 1.5 million which she has earned from her career as reporter where she receives an average salary of $72K at NBC. She bought a house for cool $805,000 in 2004, which is currently valued at more than 2 million US dollars in today’s market making her a millionaire on her own right.