Giselle Fernandez

Television news anchor (1961)
Wed Jul 22 2020
By   Selena

Giselle Fernandez is an American Five-time Emmy award-winning journalist, newsreader, and film producer who now works for Spectrum Cable’s News 1 as an anchor. Also, she is known for her debuts on network TV as a guest anchor and reporter for NBC Today, CBS Early Show, BC Nightly News, and CBS Evening News. Moreover, she joined as a contestant on ABC's show Dancing With The Stars in January 2006.

She was born on May 15, 1961, in Mexico City, Mexico United States. But when she was just 4, she moved to East Los Angeles along with her father who was a flamenco dancer and Mexican folklore specialist mother. She holds American citizenship and is of mixed ethnicity. So far, she graduated from California State University, Sacramento, in 1982 with a major subject in Journalism and Government.

Her Current Relationship Status- Single

Following her divorce in 2014, Giselle has successfully kept her personal things away from the limelight. Thus, there is not much information regarding her new love affair to the media due to her privacy nature.

Giselle Fernandez With Her Adopted Daughter, Talei 
Image: Giselle Fernandez With Her Adopted Daughter, Talei 
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Fernandez, the anchored the weekend edition of the Today Show, has not tied the knot again. Thus,  her current relationship status is marked as a single at the current moment. While she often glimpses wth her co-workers on public, none to then came out as her lover. 

As of now, the TV host seems to be enjoying her singlehood along with her daughter. In fact, she is raising her younger little girl Talei as a single mother.

Who was Giselle Fernandez Married?

The 1.81 m tall Fernandez was previously married to her now estranged husband, John Farrand, now 85 years. He is a British-American business executive who is known for working for a U.K. company, Music Hire Group Limited for almost 14 years.

The Wedding Picture Of Divorced Couple, Giselle Fernandez and John Farrand
Caption: The Wedding Picture Of Giselle Fernandez and John Farrand
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After one month of death of her dad of Alzheimer's disease, Giselle went to marry her love of life, John. They might be the date for a few years before tying the knot. The lovebirds walked down the aisle on November 27th, 2002 in a private ceremony. The big day was held in their  Beverly Hills home on Thursday afternoon among their loved ones.

During their matrimony, the duo adopted daughter Talei from Guatemala. But suddenly, the things between them went wrong and dedicated not to continue their marital relationship. They officially had divorced in April 2014 after being added for nearly two years.

Giselle Fernandez Said  It Was Very TraumaticAfter Her Fiance, Ron Kershaw Death in July 1989
Photo: Giselle Fernandez With Her Late Fiance, Ron Kershaw
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Before marrying Farrand, the host for Access Hollywood was previously engaged to her late fiance Ron Kershaw, whom she met in Chicago. An American reporter, Kershaw was also previously involved with TV presenter, Jessica Savitch.

After a short term of relation, Fernandez and Ron were engaged but their relationship flourished for about a year sadly. Ron died in July 1989 when he was still with Giselle. He passed away from pancreatic cancer and liver cancer at the age of 44. She said that it was very traumatic and he was the love of my life.

Net Worth In Million Dollars

As of early July 2020, Giselle has an estimated net worth of $1 Millon, which is alike to Jennifer Lahmers and Sophia Minnaert. She has amassed her total fortune throughout her professional career of working as a TV presenter and anchor. Well, since her career as a journalist began in 1983 she has clearly created a gigantic name and recognition.

Similarly, Fernandez makes the salary about $67,000 being the anchor from her current show, Spectrum News 1. Not only this she has already accumulated million dollars from her previous TV network shows like Access Hollywood, CBS News, Today Show, NBC Nightly News, This Week in History, etc.

Giselle Fernandez and Jonathan Roberts On Dancing With The Stars
Photo: Giselle Fernandez and Jonathan Roberts On Dancing With The Stars
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Asides her hosting career, she has founded her own production company named Skinny Hippo Productions and F Squared Productions. Further, she has partnered with Jonathan Roberts in the second season of ABC's Dancing With The Stars in 2006. While Derek Hough became the record-breaking six times winner of the show with his celebrity partners.

Giselle campaigns with Latino Projects as a member of the Smithsonian National Board. She is also a founding member of the Futuro Fund under President Barack Obama.

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