Lynda Lopez Biography
Lynda Lopez is a well-known American journalist who has worked with numerous media houses. She is the younger sister of the world famous pop music star Jennifer Lopez. Primarily a radio broadcaster, Lynda began her radio broadcasting career at WBAB and WLIR at Long Island, when she was still pursuing her higher education. She later worked for WXXP-FM, also on Long Island. She was an assistant program director and music director at these stations. She had a stint as a DJ as well, for WKTU in the late night slot. After five years at different radio stations, she joined WPIX’s morning show as an entertainment correspondent. Aside from being an RJ, Lynda has also been active on the television scene, working on several shows as a VJ and host. She has been an entertainment reporter for various channels and events as well. She was a co-anchor in several news shows. For her work as a news anchor, Lynda Lopez has been awarded with an ‘Emmy Award’. She was also mentioned in the “Who’s Who Among American Hispanics” list in 1993.
Lynda Lopez Age
Lynda was born on June 14, 1971 and is currently 47 years old as of 2018. Her birth sign is Gemini.
Lynda Lopez Height|Weight
She stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall. She weighs a total of about 65 Kgs.
Lynda Lopez Daughter
Lopez and her boyfriend Adam Goldfried had a daughter named Lucie Wren Lopez-Goldfried.
Lynda Lopez Sisters
- Jennifer Lopez
- Leslie Lopez
Lynda Lopez Family|Early Life
Lynda was born in Bronx, New York City. She is born to father David Lopez a computer specialist and mother Guadalupe Rodriguez a kindergarten teacher. She has two sisters Jennifer Lopez and Leslie Lopez. She completed her schooling in Bronx and graduated from preston High School in the year 1989. She went on to study at the C.W. Post Campus of the Long Island University from where she earned her degree in broadcasting and communications.Lynda Lopez
Lynda Lopez Career
Lynda Lopez has worked with different radio stations since the early 2000s. She was part of WPIX, a virtual and VHF digital channel, from 2000 to 2002 before spending three years at WCBS which is the flagship station of the CBS television network, located in New York City. In the year 2007, she had a short stint at WNYW, Channel 5, which is the flagship station of the Fox Television Network, with branches in the cities of New York and New Jersey. In the 2000s, she also worked at WWOR-TV which is the flagship station of the MyNetworkTV programming service, licensed to Secaucus, New Jersey.
Currently, she is working for WCBS-AM owned by Entercom which is a flagship station of the CBS Radio News where she has been working since 2014.
During the late 1990s and early 2000s, Lynda Lopez was part of the VH1 crew as a VJ, alongside Kane and Rebecca Rankin. In the year 2000 she interviewed her own sister Jennifer, who at the time was a famous pop music star, in a special show on VH1. In the show, the duo spoke extensively of their childhoods and J-Lo’s rise to stardom. Several of Jennifer Lopez’s songs were played during the show, including her then-latest billboard hit ‘Feelin’ So Good’ which made its premiere at VH1. Around this time, Lynda was also working as a morning news entertainment reporter for the WB11 in New York City. She later became a co-host of Style Network’s show ‘GLOW’ in the year 2002. This was a cable TV show which dealt with women’s beauty issues.
She also worked as an entertainment reporter during this period of her career. As an entertainment reporter, she worked simultaneously for WNBC-TV, E! News Live, and WNJU which was a Spanish language television network. In 2003 she joined WCBS-TV as a part-time correspondent. After several months there, she was appointed as the anchor of WCBS’ weekend morning show in August 2004. This was her first ever anchoring job. But for certain reasons which weren’t disclosed, Lynda received little to no coverage on-air from early 2006 and subsequently left her job at WCBS-TV in June 2006.
Lynda Lopez made her debut as a co-anchor with Mike Gilliam on the WWOR-TV show ‘My 9 Weekend News at 10’ on July 29 2006. The channel was owned by News-Corp. After this, she moved to WNYW-TV’s ‘Good Day New York’ in 2007. She was then made anchor of ‘Fox 5 Live’ for the 11 am time slot. On Fox 5 she was joined by Reid Lamberty, who was also formerly employed by WNYW-TV. In 2014, Lynda co-produced a documentary named ‘Los Jets.’ The following year, she served as the co-producer of another documentary named ‘Neighborhood Sessions: Jennifer Lopez’.
Lynda Lopez Net Worth
As a news anchor Lynda Lopez has an estimated net worth of 200,000 dollars as of 2019.
Lynda Lopez Husband
Lynda’s first marriage was with Chris Booker who was a radio/television personality and had started dating when they met in 2002 at WNEW-FM in New York City. They were both working as co-hosts for the morning show, but the marriage quickly ended in 2005. She was soon dating another hunk by the name of Adam Goldfried and went on to have a daughter named, Lucie Wren Lopez Goldfried on 28 August 2008. Though not officially announced as separated, Lynda had been raising her daughter as a single mom which means that the couple is living separate lives.
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Lynda Lopez and Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez and her younger sis, Lynda Lopez, couldn’t be more sisterly as they walked side by side sharing a set of earphones in New York City. The Lopez sisters were spotted on location for JLo’s upcoming film Hustlers where Jennifer plays the role of an ex-stripper alongside Constance Wu, Cardi B and Lili Reinhart, among others. The 49-year-old appeared to be in-between takes as she was caught wearing a cozy grey robe and tan Ugg boots.Jenny and Lynda in New York Lynda channeled downtown NYC street-style wearing skinny blue jeans, a black button up shirt and Chelsea boots. If her sis looks familiar it’s likely because you’ve seen her on TV. The 47-year-old is a journalist and Emmy-winning TV personality who works at ABC Radio and has previously worked at Fox, CW and on-air for VH1, among other prominent networks. The New York native is a viewer favorite covering lifestyle, entertainment and news stories.